Men's Basketball

Hudson Valley Men’s Basketball Downs Clinton

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, February 6, 2007

Sophomore Rocco DiJohn (Scotia/Scotia-Glenville High School) and freshman Ryne Luce (Cohoes/Cohoes High School) poured in six three-point baskets apiece to lead the Hudson Valley Community College (16-7/10-7) men’s basketball team to an 80-61 win over Clinton Community College (13-11/11-10) on Tuesday.

Hudson Valley hit 12-of-21 from the three-point line and 23-of-45 from the floor in the game. DiJohn finished with 21 points and three assists. Luce had 20 points, four rebounds and three steals. Kevin Goutos (Altamont/Guilderland High School) chipped in with 12 points and five blocked shots.

With the win, Hudson Valley clinched its 17th consecutive winning season.


Hudson Valley (80): Rocco DiJohn 6-3-21, Ryne Luce 7-0-20, Mike Canape 1-0-2, Derick Faragon 2-2-6, Maurice Lane 2-5-9, Zach Bye 2-3-7, Corey Harkins 1-1-3, Kevin Goutos 2-8-12, Totals: 23-22-80.

Clinton (61): Earle 2-2-7, Darrah 3-0-7, Desir 1-1-3, Tr. Secore 2-1-5, Stankovich 0-1-1, Stark 3-0-7, Barnes 6-2-14, Lopez 3-3-9, T. Secore 2-1-5, Totals: 21-16-61.

Three-point goals: Hudson Valley 12 (DiJohn 6, Luce 6); Clinton 3 (Earle, Darrah, Stark)

Halftime: Hudson Valley led 40-29.