The defending gold medalists were undefeated and a shot away, but it was the Adirondack team that claimed the top prize Sunday at the BCANY Summer Hoops Festival in Johnson City.
Hudson Valley fell 77-75 in OT to Adirondack and was forced to settle for silver. The team entered the extra session 4-0 after beating Buffalo in the semifinals earlier Sunday.
Spring Valley junior Rickey McGill led four scorers in double figures with 16 points to go with two assists and two steals. White Plains’ Mike DeMello added 14 points and Pearl River’s Kevin Degnan had 13 points, 10 rebounds, two assists and two steals. Mahopac’s Ryan Simone chipped in 10 points and seven rebounds and Eastchester’s Jack Daly grabbed five steals.
Hudson Valley finished the tournament 4-1.