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.
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.
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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 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.
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.
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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.
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.
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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.