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Herkimer sends FMCC to fourth straight loss

Fulton-Montgomery Community College's Zachary Bussey (10) puts up a shot during Monday's game against Herkimer. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

JOHNSTOWN — Dante Griffin had 15 points, six rebounds, six assists and two steals to lead Herkimer College to a 61-52 victory over Fulton-Montgomery Community College in a Mountain Valley Conference men’s basketball game Monday.

Shykell Brown had 13 points for the Generals, who also won last Wednesday’s meeting, 76-70, in Herkimer.

Ty Desinor added 11 points and six rebounds for Herkimer, while Keyshawn Miller grabbed a team-high nine rebounds.

The Generals led 21-18 at the half and outscored the Raiders 40-34 in the second half to earn the win.

Javan Johns finished with 24 points and 16 rebounds to lead FMCC, while Matthew Boyle had 14 points.

Fulton-Montgomery Community College's Ashton Pardie (3) puts up a shot during Monday's game against Herkimer. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

On Saturday, Jordanny Cuevas-Marte scored 25 points to lead Mohawk Valley Community College to a 109-84 victory over FMCC.

The Hawks led 63-36 at the half on their way to the win.

Justin Steed finished with 20 points and five assists for MVCC, while Adonis Fishburne and Nazaire Merrit each had 16 points. Jonathan Dean added 13 points and 10 assists for the Hawks.

Boyle had 23 points, five rebounds and three assists to lead the Raiders, while Ashton Pardie had 21 points. Johns added 20 points and 15 rebounds.

FMCC (5-14 overall) is scheduled to travel to North Country Community College on Thursday for a 7 p.m. contest.

Fulton-Montgomery Community College's Ashton Pardie (3) drives to the basket during Monday's game against Herkimer. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

Monday’s Game

Herkimer College 61, Fulton-Montgomery Community College 52

Herkimer

Griffin 6-2-15, Alfahad 3-2-8, Warmack 0-1-1, Brown 5-0-13, Miller 2-1-5, Desinor 5-0-11, Stephens 3-0-6. Totals 25-6-61.

FMCC

Fulton-Montgomery Community College's Matthew Boyle (23) shoots over Herkimer College's Shykell Brown during Monday's Mountain Valley Conference men's basketball game. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

Ahmed 1-0-2, Johns 6-11-24, Pardie 2-0-5, Bussey 0-1-1, Narh 0-4-4, Boyle 5-0-14, Evans 1-0-2. Totals 15-16-52.

3-point goals: Herkimer 5 (Brown 3, Griffin, Desinor); FMCC 6 (Boyle 4, Johns, Pardie).

Halftime: Herkimer, 21-18.

Saturday’s Game

Mohawk Valley Community College 109, Fulton-Montgomery Community College 84

Fulton-Montgomery Community College's Javan Johns (2) is defended by Herkimer College's Dante Griffin during Monday's game against Herkimer. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

MVCC

Dean 5-1-13, Fishburne 6-1-16, Steed 7-0-20, Cuevas-Marte 9-3-25, Primus 3-1-7. Dukes 0-1-1, Codrington 1-1-3, Merrit 6-2-16, Miller 2-0-5, Balcom 1-0-3. Totals 40-10-109.

FMCC

Ahmed 3-0-6, Johns 8-2-20, Pardie 7-2-21, Wager 0-1-1, Bussey 3-0-8, Narh 1-1-3, Boyle 8-0-23, Evans 1-0-3. Totals 31-7-84.

3-point goals: MVCC 19 (Steed 6, Cuevas-Marte 4, Fishburne 3, Dean 2, Merrit 2, Miller, Balcom); FMCC 16 (Boyle 7, Pardie 5, Johns 2, Bussey 2).

Halftime: MVCC, 63-36.

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