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Northeastern Clinton Cougars @ Peru Nighthawks Champlain Valley Athletic Conference Boy's Basketball February 8th 2022

three from the corner
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Evan Patrie

Peru's Samuel Godfrey (23) with the three from the corner as part of a game-high 17 point night. It would be a Champlain Valley Athletic Conference tilt as the host Peru Nighthawks would take on the Northeastern Clinton Cougars on a senior night for Peru. Although the seniors were honored before the game it would not be meant to be on this night as the Cougars would have a 25-19 lead at the half despite the best efforts by Nighthawks. When the teams would return for the second half the Nighthawks would try their best to stay in the game but the Cougars would have a 28-13 quarter and cruise to the 53-32 win. In the winning effort for the Cougars, Gillbo and Manor would lead the way 12 points as they go to 7-11 on the season. As for the Nighthawks, Samuel Godfrey would have a game of 17 points but it wouldn't be enough as they fall to 2-15 on the season. Gallery

at midcourt
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Evan Patrie

Northeastern Clinton's Jordan Brown (2) looks to set up the play as he crosses the midcourt line as Peru's Nicholas Petro applies the defense. Gallery

Northeastern Clinton Cougars @ Peru Nighthawks February 8th 2022

Champlain Valley Athletic Conference Boy's Basketball
breakaway layup
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Evan Patrie

Northeastern Clinton's Brayden Monette (22) would break in and lay the ball off the window for two points on the night. It would be a Champlain Valley Athletic Conference tilt as the host Peru Nighthawks would take on the Northeastern Clinton Cougars on a senior night for Peru. Although the seniors were honored before the game it would not be meant to be on this night as the Cougars would have a 25-19 lead at the half despite the best efforts by Nighthawks. When the teams would return for the second half the Nighthawks would try their best to stay in the game but the Cougars would have a 28-13 quarter and cruise to the 53-32 win. In the winning effort for the Cougars, Gillbo and Manor would lead the way 12 points as they go to 7-11 on the season. As for the Nighthawks, Samuel Godfrey would have a game of 17 points but it wouldn't be enough as they fall to 2-15 on the season. Gallery

Peru Nighthawks @ Plattsburgh Hornets Champlain Valley Athletic Conference Boyl's Basketball January 20th 2022

contested layup
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Kyle Coryea

Peru's Dominic Falvo (15) charges in on the layup with the tight defense from Plattsburgh's Luke Goerlitz (23). It would be a Champlain Valley Athletic Conference matchup between crosstown rivals the Plattsburgh Hornets and the Peru Nighthawks. Before the game started the Hornets would honor their seven seniors on the team. The home Hornets would come out hot and breakout to a big lead with a 23-9 lead after the first quarter. In the second quarter, the Hornets would stay hot with a 15-7 quarter and take a 42-16 lead into the intermission. The third quarter would be the evenest quarter of the night as the Hornets would win the quarter at 15-12 and take a 57-28 lead into the fourth quarter. In that fourth quarter, the teams would still play tight but the early deficit was too much as the Hornets win the quarter 15-10 and secure the 72-38 victory. In the winning effort, the Hornets go to 8-3 while the Nighthawks fall to 2-11 on the season. Gallery

lays it off the window
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Kyle Coryea

Plattsburgh's Ethan Mulholland (22) lays it off the window as he charges down the court on the breakway as Peru's Zack Engstrom (21) charges after. Gallery

Peru Nighthawks @ Plattsburgh Hornets January 12th 2022

Champlain Valley Athletic Conference Boy's Basketball
tight defense
Photo By: 
Kyle Coryea

Plattsburgh's Peter Wylie (23) with the defense on Peru's Samuel Godfrey (23) swipes the ball for the steal. It would be a Champlain Valley Athletic Conference matchup between crosstown rivals the Plattsburgh Hornets and the Peru Nighthawks. Before the game started the Hornets would honor their seven seniors on the team. The home Hornets would come out hot and breakout to a big lead with a 23-9 lead after the first quarter. In the second quarter, the Hornets would stay hot with a 15-7 quarter and take a 42-16 lead into the intermission. The third quarter would be the evenest quarter of the night as the Hornets would win the quarter at 15-12 and take a 57-28 lead into the fourth quarter. In that fourth quarter, the teams would still play tight but the early deficit was too much as the Hornets win the quarter 15-10 and secure the 72-38 victory. In the winning effort, the Hornets go to 8-3 while the Nighthawks fall to 2-11 on the season. Gallery

Ticonderoga Sentinels @ Peru Nighthawks Champlain Valley Athletic Conference Girl's Basketball January 12th 2022

three
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CJ Belanger

Peru's Mia Marino (2) with the three from the wing It would be a Champlain Valley Athletic Conference matchup between the host Peru Nighthawks and the visiting Ticonderoga Sentinels. The game would start off good for the home Nighthawks as they would be doubling up the Sentinels after the first quarter at 15-6. In the second quarter, the Nighthawks would continue to pull away with a 13-3 quarter and take a 28-9 lead into the intermission. When the teams came back for the third quarter the Nighthawks would keep their foot on the gas with a 15-6 quarter to extend their lead to 43-15 as they head into the fourth. In that fourth quarter, the Nighthawks would lighten up with the outcome, not in question with a 13-10 quarter, and secure the 56-25 win. Leading the way on the night would be Kortney McCarthy would be 19 points as they go to 6-5 on the season while Ticonderoga falls to 5-3 on the season. Gallery.

contested layup
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Grace McPherson

Ticonderoga's Laura Zelinski (12) with the contested layup as she drives down the lane. Gallery.

Ticonderoga Sentinels @ Peru Nighthawks January 12th 2022

Champlain Valley Athletic Conference Girl's Basketball
contested jumper
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Grace McPherson

Peru's Isabella Sypek (5) with the contested jumper in close over Ticonderoga's Destiney Snider (22) for two points. It would be a Champlain Valley Athletic Conference matchup between the host Peru Nighthawks and the visiting Ticonderoga Sentinels. The game would start off good for the home Nighthawks as they would be doubling up the Sentinels after the first quarter at 15-6. In the second quarter, the Nighthawks would continue to pull away with a 13-3 quarter and take a 28-9 lead into the intermission. When the teams came back for the third quarter the Nighthawks would keep their foot on the gas with a 15-6 quarter to extend their lead to 43-15 as they head into the fourth. In that fourth quarter, the Nighthawks would lighten up with the outcome, not in question with a 13-10 quarter and secure the 56-25 win. Leading the way on the night would be Kortney McCarthy would be 19 points as they go to 6-3 on the season while Ticonderoga falls to 5-3 on the season. Gallery.

Northern Adirondack Bobcats @ Peru Nighthawks Champlain Valley Athletic Conference Girl's Basketball January 4th 2022

drive
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Evan Patrie

Peru's Isabella Sypek (5) drives from the three-point area to the basket. It would be a matchup between the Champlain and Mountain Valley as the Peru Nighthawks would host the Northern Adirondack Bobcats. The game would not be going that well for the home Nighthawks as they would be down 23-9 at the break. In the second half, they wouldn't give although the Bobcats would be too much for them on this day as they win the half 27-15 and secure the 50-24 victory and Alexis Belrose would lead the way with 14 points on the night. Gallery

layup
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Kyle Coryea

Northern Adirondack's Alexis Belrose (10) lays it off the window as part of her game-high 14 points. Gallery

Northern Adirondack Bobcats @ Peru Nighthawks January 4th 2022

Champlain Valley Athletic Conference Girl's Basketball
three
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Evan Patrie

Northern Adirondack's Rhylee Poupore (11) with the three over Peru's defender outstretched arm for the score. It would be a matchup between the Champlain and Mountain Valley as the Peru Nighthawks would host the Northern Adirondack Bobcats. The game would not be going that well for the home Nighthawks as they would be down 23-9 at the break. In the second half, they wouldn't give although the Bobcats would be too much for them on this day as they win the half 27-15 and secure the 50-24 victory and Alexis Belrose would lead the way with 14 points on the night. Gallery.

Peru Nighthawks Vs Saranac Chiefs December 28th 2021

Clinton Community College Girl's Basketball Holiday Classic
from the wing
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Kyle Coryea

Saranac's Layla Pellerin (20) with the jumper from the wing over Peru's Kortney McCarthy (3). It would be the final game of the Clinton Community College Holiday Classic and would feature the Saranac Chiefs and the Peru Nighthawks. The game would start off great for the Chiefs as their offense would explode out of the gate and build up a lead of 24-2 by the end of the first quarter. In the second quarter, the Chiefs would go cold and the defense would step up for the Nighthawks as it would be a low-scoring 7-4 quarter and the Chiefs would have a 31-6 lead at the intermission. In the third quarter, the Nighthawks would be able to stay with them and actually have a 9-8 quarter and make it a 39-15 game headed to the fourth. In the fourth quarter, the Nighthawks would win the quarter but their slow start of the gate would be their undoing as they win the quarter 13-11 but the Chiefs would hold on for the 50-28 win. In the winning effort, the Chiefs go to 7-2 while the Nighthawks fall to 5-4 on the season. Gallery

Peru Nighthawks Vs Beekmantown Eagles December 27th 2021

Clinton Community College Girl's Basketball Holiday Classic
layup over defender
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Kyle Coryea

Beekmantown's Payton Parliament (13) with the layup in the lane over Peru's Mia Marino (2). It would be the second game of the night in the Clinton Community College Holiday Classic and it would feature long-time rivals the Beekmantown Eagles and the Peru Nighthawks and after the first quarter, Nighthawks would have a slim 9-8 lead. In the second quarter, the Eagles would find their offense and take the 19-17 lead at the break on the strength of an 11-8 quarter. When the teams came back for the third quarter the Eagles would keep up their hot offense with a 17-6 quarter and take the 36-23 lead into the fourth quarter. In the fourth quarter, the Eagles would keep scoring and take the quarter 9-8 and secure the 44-32 victory and go to 4-5 on the season while the Knighthawks fall to 5-3 on the season. Gallery

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