Orange boys squeak out the win against rival Johnsburg

Both the boys and girls for the Mountaineers fell short in some league tests this week and the boys also fell to non-league rival Bolton Landing. The Orange met the Jaguars in a battle that led into the last seconds of overtime on Saturday. Indian Lake/Long Lake topped the Jaguars by two points. Johnsburg's Kelsey Williford was injured in the first minute of their contest against Bolton on Dec. 14. She has already returned to the floor after only missing one game.

Boys Basketball

Johnsburg 63

Minerva-Newcomb 24

NEWCOMB - Taylor Ordway scored an impressive 17 points as Johnsburg secured an easy league-win against Minerva\Newcomb on Dec. 15.

Adrian Veldman added 11 points for the Jaguars.

Jesse Montanye led the Mountaineers with 13 points. Dylan Saville followed Montanye with six points. Chi Ueawiriyanukan and Morgan Winslow got on the board with three and two points respectively.

The Jaguars kept the game scoreless until the beginning of the second quarter and then took a commanding lead after a 24-9 run.

Ordway and Montanye each tallied a three pointer apiece.

Indian Lake-Long Lake 54

Lake Placid 36

LONG LAKE - Indian Lake/Long Lake secured a smooth non-league victory on Dec. 17 against Lake Placid.

The Orange starters shot 26 of 33 from the field and led 52-15 at the start of the fourth quarter. Kris Bain scored a game-high 26 points and went 13 of 16 from the field. He also brought down 10 rebounds.

Junior center Matt Rusch was 6 of 6 from the field in scoring 12 points and grabbing 11 rebounds. Zack Mitchell contributed 10 assists.

Bolton 50

Minerva-Newcomb 16

BOLTON LANDING - Matt Smith scored 18 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as Bolton rolled to its second victory on Dec. 17.

Dylan Saville led the Mountaineers in this non-league contest with eight points including two three-pointers. Tatsuki Miyazato and Morgan Winslow each added four points apiece.

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