|IAC JV BOYS BASKETBALL: S-VE RIDES FAST START TO 46-28 WIN OVER TIOGA (24 PHOTOS) (2018-02-05)
Valley Sports Report
TIOGA CENTER — S-VE raced out to a 12-0 first-quarter lead, and cruised to a 46-28 win over Tioga here Friday night in IAC South Small School Division junior varsity boys basketball action.
Matthew Byrne buried a pair of 3-pointers in the first quarter, then drained two more and scored 12 points in the second quarter as the junior Panthers increased its lead to 29-9 at the half.
Byrne canned two more 3-pointers in the third quarter, and Matthew Merrick, who had five points in the second quarter, added four points as S-VE upped its advantage to 41-20 entering the final eight minutes.
Byrne poured in 27 points, including seven 3-pointers, and Merrick added 13 points for the junior Panthers.
Casey Stoughton led S-VE with seven points, while Dom Wood added six points, and Derrick Gage chipped in with four points.
S-VE returns to action Tuesday against Notre Dame, while Tioga takes on Newark Valley.
PHOTOS BY TIM BIRNEY.
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