Lady Orange capture third consecutive Division title

The MVAC saw a busy week of league play and some tough non-league tests this week. The Orange boys were handed their first loss of the season by Crown Point , while the lady Orange topped non-league rival Bolton. Their win handed them their third consecutive Division 3 title. The Mountaineers suffered some difficult defeats to non-league teams on both the boys and girls sides. Johnsburg girls lost a competative contest against league-rival Wells.

Boys Basketball

Keene 44

Johnsburg 40

KEENE VALLEY - Keene Valley topped Johnsburg after an impressive game from James Bell on Jan. 19.

The Beavers came from behind and challenged the Jaguars for a tight finish. Bell had 10 of his 12 points in the third quarter. He also collected seven rebounds.

Johnsburg was in the lead 26-8 at the half when the beavers went on a 36-17 run.

Luke Andrews netted 11 points while Cody Whitney chipped in with nine points and six steals. Dylan Boyle had nine rebounds, with five on the defensive end.

Adrian Veldman scored 11 points for Johnsburg including a three-pointer. Taylor Ordway finished with two three-pointers and nine points, while Andrew Veldman and Ben Richards finished with six points. Kevin Conner chipped in a three-pointer and five points and Sean O'Neil finished with three points.

Indian Lake-Long Lake 39

Bolton 36

BOLTON - Kris Bain scored 18 points with two three-pointers and Zack Mitchell added 12 points as Indian Lake-Long Lake beat Bolton on Jan. 19.

The Orange outscored Bolton, 17-6, in the second quarter. Bolton, however, came away from the half on an 11-2 run in the third quarter.

Dom Pfau led Bolton with 18 points.

Indian Lake-Long Lake suffered a 0-for-13 shooting statistic from the free-throw line.

Matt Rausch contributed six points and Wallace put in a three-pointer for the win.

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