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RCS defeats C-A 46-38


By Melanie Lekocevic

Capital Region Independent Media

RAVENA-COEYMANS-SELKIRK — The Indians boys’ basketball team defeated the Coxsackie-Athens Riverhawks in non-league play 46-38 on Wednesday.

Leading RCS in points was Nick Gibney with 14, followed by Eddie Reville with 12.

Robert Hughes led the Riverhawks in scoring with 9.

Also scoring for the Indians were Wyatt Algozzine with 6, Jack Reif with 5, and Thomas Burns with 3.

The score was tied at 9 at the end of the first quarter, but the Indians started to pull away in the second stanza of the game, heading into the locker room with a 24-19 lead.

After halftime, the team extended their lead to 10 points by the end of the third quarter with a 36-26 lead. The Riverhawks tried to stage a comeback in the fourth quarter, outscoring the Indians 12-10, but the Indians held onto the lead for a final score of 46-38.

The win puts the Indians’ overall record at 6-13 on the season, and the team is 4-9 in league play.

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