Men's Basketball

Khylan Hunt Leads Vikings to Fourth Straight Win

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Saturday, December 3, 2005

Sophomore forward Khylan Hunt (Saratoga Springs/Saratoga Springs High School) finished with 23 points, 17 rebounds and three blocks to lead the Hudson Valley Community College men's basketball team to a 70-63 win at SUNY Canton on Saturday.

Hudson Valley has won four consecutive games and has improved its record to 7-3 on the season. Canton had its record fall to 1-9.

Hudson Valley held a 42-33 rebounding advantage in the contest. Sophomore Larry Tape (Syracuse/Cicero-North Syracuse High School) had 10 rebounds to go along with eight points. Sophomore J.R. Battle (Binghamton/Binghamton High School) added 16 points and freshman Lee McCarthy (Green Island/Heatly High School) contributed 10 points.

Thomas Reid had 23 points and 12 boards to pace the Northstars.

Hudson Valley (70): J.R. Battle 7-0-16, Marlon Sousis 1-0-2, Lee McCarthy 4-1-10, Mike Canape 1-0-3, Kevin Goutos 4-0-8, Khylan Hunt 8-5-23, Larry Tape 4-0-8, Totals: 29-6-70.

Canton (63): Reid 8-6-23, Pierre 4-0-9, Thomas 0-2-2, R. Fraser 5-0-10, Tavaras 2-0-4, T. Fraser 6-0-15, Totals: 25-10-63

Halftime: Hudson Valley, 32-29.