Hudson Valley Men’s Basketball Defeats Clinton
CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, February 7, 2006
Sophomore guard Dane Samuels (New City/Clarkstown North High School) finished with 15 points to lead the Hudson Valley Community College (15-9) men’s basketball team to an 84-69 win over Clinton Community College (4-17) earlier tonight in Troy.
Samuels paced five Hudson Valley players who finished in double-figures scoring. Sophomore Mike Collopy (Averill Park/Averill Park High School) had 14 points and five assists. Freshman Mike Canape (Queensbury/Queensbury High School) and sophomores Allan Dickson (Troy/Troy High School) and Khylan Hunt (Saratoga Springs/Saratoga Springs High School) finished with 12 points apiece. Dickson also had 10 rebounds.
Phillip Barnes finished with 24 points to pace Clinton.
HUDSON VALLEY 84, CLINTON 69
Clinton (69): Nick Darrah 4-0-9, Adam Trimm 1-2-4, Isaac Dirolf 4-6-14, Matt Daunars 8-0-17, Phillip Barnes 11-1-24, Matt Cole 0-1-1, Totals: 28-11-69.
Hudson Valley (84): Simon Clement 0-1-1, J.R. Battle 2-0-4, Dane Samuels 5-5-15, Mike Collopy 5-4-14, Mike Canape 4-2-12, Allan Dickson 4-4-12, Kevin Goutos 3-0-6, Khylan Hunt 4-4-12, Larry Tape 2-1-5, Chris LaPointe 1-0-3, Totals: 30-21-84.
Three-point goals: Clinton 3 (Barnes, Daunars, Darrah)
Halftime: Hudson Valley led 37-34.