Men's Basketball

Men’s Basketball Shoots Down North Country

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Friday, February 23, 2007

Hudson Valley Community College connected on 11 three-point baskets in a 75-66 win over North Country Community College on Friday in Lake Placid.

Freshman guard Justin Gallo (Brunswick/Lansingburgh High School) drained three from downtown and finished with 18 points. He also dished out five assists. Sophomore guard Maurice Lane (Bakersfield, CA/West High School) contributed 17 points, four rebounds and six assists. Freshman guard Ryne Luce (Cohoes/Cohoes High School) and sophomore center Kevin Goutos (Altamont/Guilderland High School) chipped in 10 points apiece. Sophomore forward Zach Bye (Scotia/Scotia-Glenville High School) grabbed a team-high 14 rebounds.

Ben Walker (Spruce Creek, FL) poured in 24 points to lead North Country.


Hudson Valley (75): Justin Gallo 6-3-18, Rocco DiJohn 2-0-6, Ryne Luce 3-1-10, Maurice Lane 7-1-17, Zach Bye 3-0-6, Corey Harkins 3-1-8, Kevin Goutos 3-4-10, Totals: 27-10-75.

North Country (66): Miller 3-3-9, Dupont 1-0-2, Walker 9-4-24, Polke 6-0-14, Reed 8-1-17, Totals: 27-8-66.

Three-point goals: Hudson Valley 11 (Gallo 3, DiJohn 2, Luce 3, Lane 2, Harkins); North Country 4 (Walker 2, Polke 2).

Halftime: North Country led 38-34