New York High School Basketball - Poughkeepsie tops PeekskillJanuary 11, 2018: Peekskill, NY 10566
Poughkeepsie Pioneers (Poughkeepsie, NY) backers were pleased Thursday as they saw their basketball squad knock off the host Peekskill Red Devils (Peekskill, NY), 59-50 in a league bout.
With the victory, Poughkeepsie upgrades its record to 1-1 on the campaign. The Pioneers host Our Lady of Lourdes (Poughkeepsie, NY) to play the Warriors in a Section 1 Conference 2E bout on Wednesday, January 17. The Warriors come into the bout with a record of 12-0. Our Lady of Lourdes won 71-56 in their recent non-league bout against North Rockland (Thiells, NY)
Next up, the Red Devils play the Haldane Blue Devils (Cold Spring, NY) in a non-league bout, on Wednesday, January 17. Peekskill will attempt to upgrade on its 1-6 season record. The Blue Devils come into the bout with a 4-7 record after their 68-11 league win over Pawling (Pawling, NY).
The entire team came out a little flat down 10 in the first quarter
Scoring however in the Second Quarter was sparked by Adriana Parks with 7 and Takyla Cowen-Hongach with 5 points both with key three pointers to keep us within 4 points
Third Quarter has been our nemesis all season and we conquered that demon with a 15-9 run.
Poughkeepsie outscored the Lady Red Devils 22-11 in the Fourth Quarter
It is also a key note that the Lady Red Devils went 6/21 at the free throw line the worst all season for 28%