Unatego’s quickness too much for Oxford

Boys’ Basketball

Unatego 66, Oxford 53

OXFORD – Unatego’s guard-laden offense had too much quickness for Oxford in Wednesday’s Midstate Athletic Conference battle.

Tanner Winchester consistently beat the Oxford defense into the lane finishing with a game-high 29 points. Winchester and teammate Kellen Komenda also split four three-pointers.

“They screen well and get open looks, but they also do a lot of driving to the basket,” said Oxford coach Tim Davis of Unatego. “We just needed a couple more quick guys to match them.”

Oxford trailed by nine early in second quarter. Three straight three-pointers by Cameron Heggie and two buckets from Matt Moore helped tie the game at 21-21. Unatego finished the quarter on an 11-0 run, and kept the lead in double digits for most of the second half. “We never could respond from their run at the end of the first half,” Davis said.

Heggie led Oxford with 23 points, Kevin Davis scored 15, and Moore had 11. Oxford is idle until Dec. 27 when it plays at the Unadilla Valley tournament.

Unatego: Kellen Komenda, 5 6-6-18; Joel Van Alstine, 2 0-0-4; Corbin Henry, 2 2-2-6; Tanner Winchester, 12 3-4-29; Braedon Beadle, 2 0-0-5; Jon Forte, 0; Josh Youngs, 0; Eric Hartshorn, 0 2-2-2; Shane Bucci, 1 0-0-2; Jared Jones, 0. Totals: 24 13-14-66

Oxford: Matt Moore, 5 0-1-11; Cam Heggie, 9 0-1-23; Jeff Lawton, 0; Greg Brewer, 1 0-1-2; Lane Barry, 0; Kevin Davis, 5 4-7-15; Adam Camiel, 0; Jake McConnell, 1 0-0-2. Totals: 21 4-10-53.

Unat 11 21 16 18–66

Oxfd 8 13 16 16–53

Fouled out: (O) Barry. Three-point goals: (O) Heggie 5, Moore, Davis. (U) Komenda 2,, Winchester 2, Beadle. JV: Unatego won by two. Officials: Killian, Vinsevich.

Unadilla Valley 70, Walton 58

NEW BERLIN – Despite 10 three-pointers from Walton, Unadilla Valley won for the fourth time in five outings Wednesday night.

Tied after one period, UV outscored the Warriors 25-12 in the second period to take command. Sophomore David Dufresne scored 15 of his season-high 32 points in the second stanza. “We defended much better in the second quarter,” said UV coach Matt Osborne. “We put more pressure on them, and were able to get some easy baskets.”

Nick White added a season-high 15 for UV, most of those points coming on drives to the basket.

Colin Adam had eight three-pointers for Walton, and matched Dufresne’s 32 points.

UV (2-0, 4-1) plays at Deposit Friday.

Walton: Jared Beach, 1 1-2-4; Eric Zimmerman, 0; Steven Klein, 3 1-2-8; Cameron Murphy, 0; Tyler Rubera, 0; Wyatt Finn, 0; Michael Lindsay, 6 0-0-12; Colin Adam, 12 0-0-32; Trevor Zandt, 1 0-0-2; Christian Rutherford, 0. Totals: 23 2-4-58.

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