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02/25/2007
Hudson Valley Men’s Basketball Closes Regular Season with Win

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Sunday, February 25, 2007

The Hudson Valley Community College men’s basketball team closed out its regular season with an 88-53 win over Columbia-Greene Community College this morning in Troy.

Sophomore guard Maurice Lane (Bakersfield, CA/West High School) poured in 20 points and dished out five assists to lead Hudson Valley. Sophomore Kevin Goutos (Altamont/Guilderland High School) added 15 points and three steals, and sophomore Zach Bye (Scotia/Scotia-Glenville High School) and freshman Justin Gallo (Brunswick/Lansingburgh High School) chipped in 10 points apiece.

Columbia-Greeene got a team-high 15 points from Dan DeVantier (Roscoe).

Hudson Valley finished its regular season with a 21-9 record and will await its playoff opponent that will be announced Sunday evening. The 2006-07 campaign was the second consecutive 20-win season for the Vikings and its 17th consecutive winning season.

HUDSON VALLEY 88, COLUMBIA-GREEN 53

Columbia-Greene (53): Dan DeVantier 3-9-15, Mike Surrano 4-0-10, Eli Felder 5-2-12, Ray Coxon 5-4-14, Chris Ames 1-0-2, Totals: 18-15-53.

Hudson Valley (88): Justin Gallo 4-1-10, Rocco DiJohn 2-0-6, Ryne Luce 4-0-9, Mike Canape 2-0-4, Derick Faragon 4-0-8, Maurice Lane 8-4-20, Zach Bye 3-4-10, Corey Harkins 3-0-6, Kevin Goutos 6-3-15, Totals: 36-12-88

Three-point goals: Columbia-Greene 2 (Surrano 2); Hudson Valley 4 (Gallo, DiJohn 2, Luce).

Halftime: Hudson Valley led 48-24.