End of first quarter: New Ro leads 19-15, after a three-pointer by A.J. Burton before the buzzer. Jabarie Hinds had Mount Vernon’s first 9 points. New Ro led by 6-0 and 8-2, Mount Vernon came back for a 10-9 lead.
Halftime score: Mount Vernon 35, New Rochelle 31. Hinds has 20 points. P.J. Torres has 10 for New Ro.
Late third: Mount Vernon starting to pull away after Horace Copeland’s three-point play and subsequent layup on the break. Knights up 46-35 with 2:21 left in the quarter.
End of third: Mount Vernon up 50-37. Isaiah Cousins hit a shot at the buzzer for the Knights.
Mid-fourth: Knights lead 54-46.
2:47 left. Mount Vernon ahead 58-51.
1:56 left: Eric Watson had a three-point play, then cashed in on a New Ro steal off the press, and just like that it’s 58-56, Mount Vernon.
1:38 left. Mason steal and dunk. Tied 58-58.
:32.7 left. New Ro’s got the ball, and just called timeout, still tied at 58.
11.3 left. Mason flung a shot as the shot clock expired, and was fouled, a three-shot foul. He missed the first free throw. Mount Vernon called timeout. Mason hit the second and the third. New Ro leads 60-58. Timeout MV.
Final score: New Rochelle wins 62-58. Hinds lost the ball under full-court pressure in the final seconds, and Eric Watson hit two FTs.