Lyndonville cagers race past Holley

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 12 December 2015 at 12:00 am

In the Roy-Hart Tourney consolation game

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Lyndonville’s Eric Neace goes up for a shot between Holley defenders Chris Balys (10) and Derek McArthur (14) during the Tigers win over the Hawks this afternoon in the consolation game of the Roy-Hart Tournament.

Fastbreaking at every opportunity, Lyndonville raced to a 71-37 victory over Holley this afternoon in the consolation game of the Roy-Hart Tip-Off Tournament.

Setting the tone at the outset, Lyndonville jumped out to an 18-8 first period lead. Nick Hinkson hit two threes and a jumper to lead that early surge as Eric Neace, Eddie Schildt, Corey Hydock and Zach Johnson each chipped in with a basket.

The Tigers upped the lead to 16, 34-18, at the half as Hinkson, Hydock and Hoffee all hit threes in the second period.

Lyndonville’s Eddie Schildt drives by Holley defenders Dylan Hillabush (20) and Derek McArthur (14).

Keeping the momentum, Lyndonville extended its advantage to 27, 54-27, at the three-quarter mark. Hydock hit three threes and Schildt netted three buckets from close range to lead that 20-9 Tigers surge.

Hoffee finished with 17, Hinkson 16, Hydock 14, Schildt 10, Neace 7, Johnson 4 and Hunter Ottaviano 3.

Holley’s Chris Balys goes up for a shot as Lyndonville’s Eddie Schildt tries to block.

Ryan Moseman had 11 and Nick Passarell 9 for Holley as Chris Balys added 7, Dylan Hillabush 6 and Isiah Flow 4 for the Hawks.

Neace and Hillabush were named to the All-Tournament team.

Lyndonville improves to 4-1 while Holley slips to 0-3.

Holley’s Ryan Moseman puts up a shot over Lyndonville defender Eddie Schildt.