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Glens Falls beats Amsterdam 74-68 on a night where Joseph Girard III breaks the NY State Boys career scoring record.

 

(Game notes, play by play & team highlights)

 

-Glens Falls closed out the 1Q on a 8-0 run to take a 17-11 lead.

 

-After a Glens Falls three pointer by Joseph Girard III with 5 minutes left in the 2Q the Indians open up a double digit lead of 28-18. Amsterdam fights back and cuts the deficit to 4 (34-30) at the break.

 

-Amsterdam's Osvauldo DeJesus goes on his own 6-0 run to start the 3Q and gives the Rams their 1st lead since the 1Q (36-34). Glens Falls immediately responds with 2 quick buckets by Joseph Girard III to regain the lead and take a 48-41 lead into the final quarter.

 

-The Indians stretch their lead out to 11 (58-47) with just under 6 minutes left in the game. Amsterdam once again rallies as Osvauldo DeJesus and Willie Brown pace the offense and help the Rams cut the deficit to 3 with under 3 minutes remaining. At the 1:40 mark, left in the game, Joseph Girard III was fouled with the Indians up 4 and with a chance to break the all-time NY State Boys Basketball scoring record with his next point scored. Girard knocks down both free throws to break the record and put the Indians up by 6.

 

 

 

-Amsterdam would cut the deficit to 5 with 0:48 seconds left but that's as close as they would get. Glens Falls wins 74-68 in front of a packed house in Amsterdam.

 

 

Final scoring stats with full play by play HERE:

 

 

End 1Q

Halftime

End 3Q

Final

Glens Falls

17

34

48

74

Amsterdam

11

30

41

68

 

Glens Falls video highlights

 

Amsterdam video highlights

   

Glens Falls

 

Amsterdam

6

3PT SHOOTING

2

10-14

FREE THROWS

14-25

71%

FT %

56%

3

LEADS

2

11

LARGEST LEAD

2

     
 

Top Scorers

 
     

Glens Falls

Joseph Girard III #11

44

Glens Falls

Trenton Girard #13

13

Amsterdam

Osvauldo DeJesus #13

30

Amsterdam

Willie Brown #1

15

 

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