Oxford beats Delhi in overtime

Boys’ Basketball

Oxford 42, Delhi 39 (OT)

OXFORD – Oxford’s Kevin Davis had two steals in the last minute of overtime, and the sophomore forward made a a single free throw with 13 seconds left to seal the Blackhawks’ second win of the season Monday night.

Delhi forced overtime when Ben Denison banked in a three-pointer with one second left in the fourth quarter. Alex Specht scored inside for Delhi in the first minute of overtime to give his team the lead, but Oxford’s defense tightened up. Buckets by Cameron Heggie and Matt Moore gave Oxford the lead for good.

“We were able to make a couple of big defensive stops at the end,” said Oxford coach Tim Davis. “We’re playing hard and playing pretty good defense. We’re just trying to grind it out.”

Moore led Oxford with 13 points, Davis had 11 points, 11 rebounds, eight steals, seven assists, and six blocked shots, and Heggie tickled twine for 10.

Oxford hosts Deposit Wednesday.

Delhi: Michael Staples, 3 0-1-7; Ben Branigan, 1 0-0-2; Alex Cantwell, 2 0-0-4; Alex Specht, 4 0-0-8; Nate Denison, 2 0-0-5; Brandon Mole, 1 1-1-3; Connor Gioffe, 0; Jacob Zinkevich, 2 2-2-6 Brandon Lein, 1 2-2-4. Totals: 16 5-7-39.

Oxford: Matt Moore, 4 4-8-13; Cam Heggie, 4 0-2-10; Jeff Lawton, 1 0--02; Greg Brewer, 0; Lane Barry, 3 0-0-6; Kevin Davis, 4 2-5-11. Totals: 16 6-15-42.

Del 6 15 5 11 2–39

Oxf. 9 11 8 9 5–42

Fouled out: None. Three-point goals: (D) Denison, Staples, (O) Heggie 2, Moore, Davis. JV: Delhi won. Officials: G. Bennett, Washburn.

South Kortright 64, Bainbridge-Guilford 42

BAINBRIDGE – B-G beat South Kortright by 25 points on the road last season. The Rams returned the favor Monday night building a 28-point lead after three quarters.

“They turned us over quite a bit, and they were able to convert those into easy baskets,” said B-G coach Greg Warren. “We had a little foul trouble tonight, and we’re in a little funk. I was happy with how hard we played in the fourth quarter.”

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