Win streak 14 after Generals defeat Royals at home
(Daniel Owens led Herkimer with 12 points against Schenectady at home on Wednesday).
(Anquan McLean Jr. takes a Justin Harley pass Wednesday, finishing with nine points after 40 minutes of play).
HERKIMER, NY – Playing their last six regular season games at home after a cancellation on Tuesday (2/16), the #6 Herkimer Generals men’s basketball team went undefeated during the regular season at home, beating Schenectady County 80-59 in regulation on Wednesday (2/17) to end up 5-0 in the varsity gym.
Helping Herkimer (23-3, 15-0) to their 14th consecutive win of the season was the entire roster, getting points from everyone in 40 minutes of play against the Royals. Two players, Daniel Owens (Albany, NY) and Patrick Dorrian (Kingston, NY), scored in doubles figures, Owens finishing with 12 and Dorrian finishing with 11.
After those two, the Generals got points from 12 other student-athletes. Anquan McLean Jr. (Albany, NY) had the most with nine. Following him was Matt Dallas (Hudson, NY) with seven, Christopher Simmons (Utica, NY) with six, Kristian Mondesir (Queens, NY) with six, Todd Spottswood (Albany, NY) with six, Tyquan Scott (Long Beach, NY) with five, Tru Garland (Bronx, NY) with five, David McKenzie (Central Islip, NY) with four, Jacob Paulino (Latham, NY) with three, Justin Harley (Central Islip, NY) with two, Shomari Redd (Westbury, NY) with two and Timothy McKenzie (Central Islip, NY) with two.
Herkimer will play their final regular season game this Saturday (2/20) when they travel to play North Country at 1 p.m. The Generals are also undefeated this year against the conference (15-0). The last time the Twins played Herkimer they lost 97-87. North Country is 20-9 overall and 9-2 in their last 11 games. They’re currently the seventh best team in the Region III.
#6 Herkimer Generals 80, Schenectady County Royals 59
GENERALS (23-3, 15-0) Daniel Owens 12, Patrick Dorrian 11, Anquan McLean Jr. 9, Matt Dallas 7, Christopher Simmons 6, Kristian Mondesir 6, Todd Spottswood 6, Tyquan Scott 5, Tru Garland 5, David McKenzie 4, Jacob Paulino 3, Justin Harley 2, Shomari Redd 2, Timothy McKenzie 2. Totals: 29-12-80
ROYALS (4-19) DeVaugh Jordan 20, Doron Tucker 15, Justin Swinea 6, G. Harris 6, Chanse Watson 4, Daquaine Sivels 3, N. Brown 2, M. Turrab 1. Totals: 23-5-59
3-point Goals: Royals 7 (Tucker 3, Jordan 2, Sivels 1, Brown 1), Generals 10 (Owens 4, Dorrian 3, Dallas 1, Mondesir 1, Paulino 1)
Next Game: 2/20 at North Country 1 p.m.