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Attica cagers surge past Holley

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 8 February 2017 at 9:49 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Holley’s Brandon Dillenbeck tries to drive against Attica defenders Frankie Bisceglie (14) and Tyler Meyer (1) during the Hawks hoss to the visiting Blue Devils this evening.

Holley’s Nate Towne puts up a shot against Attica defender Ben Perl.

Unable to build on a first quarter lead, Holley dropped a 71-45 decision to visiting Attica this evening in a Genesee Region League contest.

Getting 7 points from Patrick Bower, 3 from Isaiah Flow and 2 each from Derek McArthur, Andrew Moseman and Dylan Hillabush, Holley jumped out to a 16-11 first quarter lead.

However, Attica countered with a 20-7 second period scoring surge to move into a 31-23 advantage at the half. Owen Thompson scored 7 and Mike Donahue 6 to lead that Blue Devils rally.

Keeping the momentum, Attica went on to outpoint Holley 21-14 in the third period to extend the advantage to 15, 52-37, at the three-quarter mark. Thompson led that surge with 9 as Dawson Nelson added 4 and Donahue and Tyler Meyer 3 each.

Thompson finished with a game high 29 , Nelson 12, Meyer 10 and Donahue 9 as the Blue Devils improve to 12-6.

Hillabush had 13 and Moseman 11 for the Hawks as Bower had 9, McArthur 4, Flow 3, Ryan Andrews and Nate Towne 2 and Nick Schutz 1.