On senior night in Washingtonville, the Wizards (9-7) prevailed over the Warwick Wildcats (4-11), as they won 63-53. The leading scorers for the Wizards were Brian Picone with 20 points, and Nick Arthur with another double-double having 14 points and 10 rebounds. Billy Aussenheimer was 4-for-5 beyond the arc for 12 points. Washingtonville is now (10-8, 4-2 OCIAA).
Wizards’ game summary by Washingtonville student Sean Lynch.
The Washingtonville Lady Wizards traveled to Newburgh Free Academy last Friday to face the Lady Goldbacks of NFA. Kymane Jones (19) and Danielle Deoul (17) lead Washingtonville in scoring for the victory. Contributing for the Wizards was Briana Monroe who added 12 points for Washingtonville (3-1). “We knew we had to come out strong to beat Newburgh, and we did,” Washingtonville coach James Steeves said. Washingtonville amassed an amazing 17 steals in the game to put a damper on any comeback staged by Newburgh. Turnovers were commonplace in this game as the Lady Goldbacks also burglarized with 15.
It was a very exciting game, both teams charged up and down the court with many wrestling matches on the floor. Alaysia Walters had 20 points and 14 rebounds for Newburgh. Miranda Walsh also contributed scoring 10 points and 13 rebounds. Newburgh evened their record (1-1).
The Lady Wizards dominated the paint Tuesday night as they handed Saugerties High a pre-season loss on the road. Kymane Jones and Eve Merrigan led the lady Wizards in scoring with 15 points each. Danielle Deoul added 13 points with Briana Monroe contributing 11 points with 11 rebounds.
Pick up a copy of the Friday, Dec. 4 edition of the Orange County Post for more photos and coverage.