Orange boys squeak out the win against rival Johnsburg

The Mountaineers were down by eight at the end of the first quarter, but could not hang on and was outscored 21-4 in the second half.

Indian lake/Long Lake 32

Johnsburg 30

JOHNSBURG - League rivals Johnsburg and Indian Lake/Long Lake met on Saturday, Dec. 19. The Orange beat Johnsburg by two points in overtime.

Matt Rusch picked up a loose ball and made a lay-up with one second left to force overtime.

Rusch finished with seven points and Kris Bain scored a game-high 14 points for the Orange. Zack Mitchell added eight points, including two big baskets in overtime. Bain and Rusch had 10 rebounds apiece and Jordan Wallace contributed eight assists and a three-pointer.

Ben Richards led Johnsburg with 12 points. Andrew Veldman also chipped in 10 points.

The Orange outshot the Jaguars 4-2 in overtime while Adrian Veldman's last-second shot came up short for the Jaguars.

The win pushes Indian Lake/Long Lake to a still undefeated 5-0 overall.

Girls Basketball

Bolton 57

Johnsburg 26

JOHNSBURG - Danielle St. Amour scored 18 points and Dominique Jean Servelli contributed 11 to lead the Eagles in a non-league win over the jaguars on Dec. 14.

The Jaguars' Kelsey Williford came out of the game early after an ankle injury in the first minute.

Mikayla Glode pulled down 10 rebounds and Casandra Prouty scored eight points for the Jaguars. Brooke guy also chipped in seven points for Johnsburg.

Bolton led by 27 points at halftime and despite matching them in the final quarter, Johnsburg couldn't catch up. The Eagles led the scoring in the second half at 20-16.

Indian Lake-Long Lake 55

Wells 28

LONG LAKE -- Allison Pine scored 15 points and grabbed five rebounds to push Indian Lake/Long Lake past Wells by 27 points on Dec. 16.

Carli Reynolds added 10 points, 10 rebounds, six assists and three steals for the Orange. Elizabeth Hamden also put up 14 points and Murphy Farrell had six for the Orange.

Lizzie Perkins led Wells with 14 points.

The Orange kept Wells scoreless the whole first quarter went on an 18-8 run during the second.

Indian Lake/Long Lake still leads the league with a 6-1 overall record.

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