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Men's Basketball

12/09/2006
Hudson Valley Men’s Basketball Defeats Tompkins Cortland

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Saturday, December 9, 2006

The Hudson Valley Community College (9-4/6-4 Region III) hit 12-of-21 shots from beyond the arc en route to a 98-77 win over Tompkins Cortland Community College (3-7/2-6 Region III) today in Troy.

Hudson Valley, which leads all NJCAA Division III schools with 122 three-point baskets this season, shot 56.9 percent (37-for-65) from the floor.

Freshman guard Justin Gallo (Brunswick/Lansingburgh High School) led the way with 26 points for the Vikings. Sophomore Zach Bye (Scotia/Scotia-Glenville High School) added 12 points and 10 rebounds and sophomore forward Bryan Ashline (Watervliet/Watervliet High School) netted 10 points. All 12 players on Hudson Valley’s roster scored in the game.

Tompkins Cortland got 20 points from freshman forward Xavier Massard (Queens).

HUDSON VALLEY 98, TOMPKINS CORTLAND 77

Tompkins Cortland (77): Eddie Mitchell 3-4-11, Adam Prue 4-1-12, Owen Mann 2-1-5, Bryan McClary 1-0-2, Sean Anderson 5-3-14, James Regatuso 0-1-1, Matt Sierra 1-1-3, DeRell Mirjah 2-2-6, Kevin Wilbur 1-1-3, Xavier Massard 10-0-20, Totals: 29-14-78

Hudson Valley (98): Justin Gallo 11-0-26, Rocco DiJohn 2-2-7, Ryne Luce 2-0-6, Mike Canape 1-0-2, Kevin Timmons 3-0-7, Bobby Barry 1-0-2, Derick Faragon 4-0-9, Maurice Lane 3-1-9, Zach Bye 5-1-12, Corey Harkins 1-2-4, Kevin Goutos 1-2-4, Bryan Ashline 3-4-10, Totals: 37-12-98.

Three-point goals: Tompkins Cortland 5 (Mitchell, Prue 3, Anderson); Hudson Valley 12 (Gallo 4, DiJohn, Luce 2, Timmons, Faragon, Lane 2, Bye).

Halftime: Hudson Valley led 52-37