Tapestry nips Medina cagers

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 9 December 2014 at 12:00 am

Roy-Hart wins in double OT

A basket in the final two seconds earned host Tapestry a narrow 60-58 win over Medina this evening in a non league game.

Dejuan Owens, who led Tapestry with 18 points, scored with just 2.8 seconds to go to provide the margin of victory.

Trailing 44-40 after three quarters, Medina had rallied into a 48-46 lead early in the final period on a three by Devonte Howard who had eight points down the stretch.

The Mustangs pulled even two in the final minutes but could not regain the lead.

Tapestry had jumped out to leads of 17-10 after one period and 26-25 at the half.

Brennan Zinkievich scored 19 and Howard and Jason Hellwig both added 10 to lead the way for Medina. Dylan Lewis chipped in with 8, Justin Morgan 5, Jalin Cooper 4 and Tyler Ames 2 for the Mustangs.

Medina next hosts Olmsted at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Roy-Hart 56, Oakfield-Alabama 55 (2OT)
Roy-Hart opened the season by outlasting host Oakfield-Alabama 56-55 in a double overtime thriller.

Andy Xapsos scored a game high 26 points for Roy-Hart. He hit key three’s to first knot the score at 49-49 at the end of regulation and again to tie the contest at 54-54 at the end of the first overtime. He had a total of five points in the two overtime periods.

Chris Anderson added 12 points for the Rams including two in overtime.

Barker 49, Pembroke 41
Christopher Sweeney scored 14 and Josh Mead 11 to lead Barker to 49-41 non league win over Pembroke.

Nathan Luckman added 9, Thomas Callaghan 8, Michael Snell, Tristan Payne and Sean Benoit 2 each and Kyle Secore 1 for the Raiders which led 21-11 at halftime and 32-27 at the three-quarter mark.

Northstar 79, Kendall 69
Leading by a narrow 51-47 margin after three quarters, host Northstar outscored Kendall 28-22 in the decisive final period to claim a 79-69 non league win.

Mike Jones scored 12 of his game high 28 points to led Northstar’s final period surge.

Mookie Nauden scored 18 and Will Condo 15 to pace Kendall as Colton Breslawski added 9 and Jacob Ramsdell 8. Nauden also had 6 rebounds and 6 assists and Condo 6 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals.

Kendall next hosts Lyndonville at 3 p.m. Saturday.