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Tuesday’s recap: Scarsdale shocks New Rochelle

Posted By Dan DeFrancesco On January 15, 2013 @ 8:33 pm In Boys Basketball | Comments Disabled

Yet another upset today, this one taking place in the Class AA ranks. Coming off 74-44 thrashing from Mount Vernon the Raiders get their first win against the Huguenots since 2009.

“We talked in the locker room about earning respect from everyone else,” said Scarsdale coach Jon Feld. “After Friday, that can knock your confidence down a couple of pegs.”

A win against New Rochelle certainly doesn’t hurt. Scarsdale jumped out to 39-23 lead at halftime but the Huguenots put together a 22-7 third quarter to cut the lead to one heading into the final quarter.

Joe Clarke go into early foul trouble, picking up three fouls in the first half. The senior finished with 12 points.

Jack Hewitt paced Scarsdale with 23 points while Tyler Nathan had 17 points, including five 3s.

Feld said the win was a true team effort, using Alex Squadron, who finished with only three points but did a great job of handling the ball and dealing with New Rochelle’s pressure, as an example.

“I’m really proud of my guys,” Feld said. “They showed resilience.”

There is one bright spot for New Rochelle. The last time the Huguenots fell to Scarsdale, a 51-45 loss in 2009 that included a go-ahead 3 by Jack Detmer with 39 seconds remaining, they coincidentally played Mount Vernon in their next game.

The result? An 82-75 upset win over the Sherrod Wright-led Knights. It was their first win over Mount Vernon since 2005.

As for the Raiders, one thing is clear:

“We know we are not creeping up on anyone now,” Feld said.

Today’s roundups:
Scarsdale 57, New Rochelle 55: At Scarsdale, Jack Hewitt had 23 points in the Raiders’ first win over the Huguenots since 2009 season. Tyler Nathan had 17 points, including five 3s. Derek Dorn had 21 points for the Huguenots while Joe Clarke added 12.

Archbishop Molloy 72, Iona Prep 52: At Iona Prep, Matt Ryan had 22 points and five rebounds. Brandon Williams had 13 points. The Gaels held a 24-21 lead in the second quarter before Archbishop Molloy went on a 13-0 run to end the half.

King 70, Harvey 47: At King Monday, Rickey Hicks had 13 points and six assists for the Cavaliers. Jake Cohn scored 11 points. Teammate Jesse Zubren had 10 rebounds.

Tappan Zee 65, Pleasantville 43: At Tappan Zee Monday, Joe Letizia had 19 points. Luke McLaughlin had 13 points. Jack Eisenberg had 17 points for the Panthers.

Eastchester 80, Woodlands 55: At Eastchester, Jack Daly had 19 points. Benny Dimirco scored 12 points. D’Andre Tilford had 17 points for the Falcons.

Martin Luther King Jr. 62, Keio 43: At Keio, Rajien Griffen had 24 points and nine assists for the Tigers. Jermaine Shaw added 13 points and 10 rebounds. Teammate Peter Hargrove added 10 points. Fumiaki Kobayashi scored 14 points for the Unicorns. Teammate Daiki Hirabayashi added 13 points.

Westlake 59, Valhalla 56: At Valhalla, Richie Maio had 22 points. Tommy Hopkins scored 16 points. Terrance Tribble scored 26 points and 14 rebounds for the Vikings.

Pelham 54, Ardsley 34: At Pelham, Zack Rollins had 18 points, 13 rebounds and two blocks. Chris Ayson had 14 points. Carlos Monserrote had 10 points for the Panthers.

Bronxville 50, Irvington 41: At Irvington, Dylan Murray scored 13 points and Jack Connors added 12 points for the Broncos. Kevin Tierney scored 12 points and Jerelle Price added nine points for the Bulldogs.

Children’s Village 57, Solomon Schechter 45: At Solomon Schechter, Kareem Padgett had 20 points. Andre Jones scored 18 points. Josh Becker had 11 points and 14 rebounds for the Lions.

Sacred Heart 62, Cathedral Prep 38: At Sacred Heart, Preston Hudson had 12 points, six steals and eight assists. Balla Thiam had nine points, 10 rebounds and three blocks.

Greenburgh 77, Clark 57: At Clark, David McKenith had 30 points, eight assists and seven steals. Taylor Cummings had 14 points and Joshua Pecheco had 12 points, nine rebounds, eight assists and five steals. Taiquam Johnson had 28 points, seven steals and seven assists for the Blue Knights.

Haldane 64, Tuxedo 48: At Haldane, Matt Forlow scored 19 points and Peter Hoffman had 18 points for the Blue Devils. Mike Halpin added 10 points.

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