Herkimer Men's Basketball nets 2 road wins on Friday and Saturday
Johnstown, NY and Hudson, NY - Faced with playing 2 road games in 2 cities in less than 24 hours, the #2 ranked Herkimer Generals ran their current winning streak to 20 in a row with a 72-61 victory over Fulton-Montgomery on Friday night, followed by a 101-60 dismantling of Columbia-Greene on Saturday afternoon. The wins improve Herkimer's record to 23-1 on the year and 12-1 in the Mountain Valley Conference.
On Friday, it was a rematch of an intense game won by the Generals on Monday night in Herkimer. Derrick Felder (Yonkers, NY) paced Herkimer's attack with 20 points in the Friday night road win. Jaymes Jackson (Brooklyn, NY) continued his strong play off the bench by adding 16 points while Teshaun Beckles (Bronx, NY) added 12 points and 3 assists. Herkimer led for much of the way, leading 38-29 at half time and pushing back several Raider runs in the second half to notch Herkimer's second 11 point win over F-M in 4 days.
On Saturday, it was Arnold Agard (Brooklyn, NY) who had the big day, scoring 23 points, which included 4 3-point field goals. Beckles once again continued his solid play over the last ten games, adding 14 points in the blowout win. Musa Pough (Brooklyn, NY) and Darius Hines (Troy, NY) finished with 13 points apiece. The Generals hit 11 3 point field goals as a team and reached the 100 point mark for the fifth time in the last nine games.
Herkimer will hit the road one more time, for the last time in the 2018-19 regular season, as they travel to Schenectady, NY on Wednesday Feb 20 to take on the Royals at 5:00 PM.