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Glens Falls survived Queensbury's 2nd half rally in Foothills Council action. Joseph Girard III scored 48 points in the win.

-Glens Falls jumped out to an early 18-10 lead with 2:19 left in 1Q after Trenton Girard's 2nd three-pointer of the period. Queensbury’s Jeffrey VanAnden hit a 3 at the 1Q horn to close the gap to 21-15, Glens Falls advantage. Joseph Girard III had 7 points and Trenton Girard 6 points.

-Trenton Girard starts the 2Q with 2 more three-pointers & Joseph Girard III scored 22 points in the quarter, including a buzzer beater 3, to give Glens Falls its largest lead of the game of 25 (61-36).

-Queensbury tightened up their defense in the 3Q and outscored the Indians 23-12 to cut the deficit to 14 points (73-59) heading into the 4Q. Jeffrey VanAnden, Bryce Bleibtrey, and Cameron Bleibtrey sparked the 3Q Spartan offense but it was a total team effort on both ends of the floor to get the Spartans back into contention.

-Glens Falls had a double-digit lead throughout the 1st 4 minutes of the 4Q as both teams spent most of the period at the foul line trading free throws. Queensbury finally got the deficit below 10 points after 2 Cameron Bleibtrey free throws with 3:43 left in the game. The Spartans continued their comeback and got the lead down to 5 points after a Bryce Bleibtrey three pointer with less than a minute left in the 4Q. Glens Falls did an outstanding job of making their free throws and went on to win 93-85.

The Indians made 10 three-pointers on the night and connected on 84% of their free throw attempts for the game (31-37). Queensbury made 8 three-pointers and shot 66% from the line (25-38)

 

Final scoring stats with full play by play HERE:

 

 

End 1Q

Halftime

End 3Q

Final

Glens Falls

21

61

73

93

Queensbury

15

36

59

85

 

 

Glens Falls video highlights

 

Queensbury video highlights

 

  

Glens Falls

 

Queensbury

10

3PT SHOOTING

8

31-37

FREE THROWS

25-38

84%

FT %

66%

3

LEADS

3

25

LARGEST LEAD

2

     
 

Top Scorers

 
     

Glens Falls

Joseph Girard III #11

48

Glens Falls

Trenton Girard #13

17

Queensbury

Cameron Bleibtrey #5

28

Queensbury

Jeffrey VanAnden #3

23

 

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