Holding Rondout Valley to nine first-half points, the Red Hook boys basketball team won its home opener on Friday, 61-33.
Mike Rogers led all scorers with 16 points, including four 3-pointers for Red Hook (2-0), and Paddy Parr added 13 points and five assists. Dennis Hare scored 11.
“I was happy with how we played in the first half. We led at the half, 36-9,” Red Hook coach Matt Hayes said. “Second half, we just kind of got through it.”
Hayes said his team looked “lethargic” and turned the ball over often after halftime, but made up for it with nine 3-pointers.
“I don’t think our offensive execution was great,” he said. “I think we just kind of covered with how we shot from 3.
“It was a nice home opener for us and we’ll take it.”
Marlboro 70, Highland 36 — Alex Smith and Tyler Terpening scored 16 points apiece as the visiting Iron Dukes prevailed.
Zach Sakadelis and Ryan Cary had 11 points each for Marlboro (3-0 overall).
James Relyea led Highland with 11 points.
Rhinebeck 51, Dover 35 — Luke Matthews led the Hawks on the road with 22 points, and Hunter Brandt chipped in 12.
Ryan Dowd led Dover (0-4) with 12 points, and Ty Mill scored 10.
Franklin D. Roosevelt 60, Wallkill 38 — Felix Riascos knocked down 10 shots, en route to a game-high 29 points, in leading the Presidents at home.
Derek Hart chipped in seven points and 13 rebounds, and Ruben Jimenez scored 10 points for Roosevelt, which improved to 3-0. The Presidents jumped ahead from the first quarter, outscoring the Panthers, 20-9.
“Our defense is definitely the key to our success,” Roosevelt coach Kevin Hart said. “The kids are doing a solid job on the defensive end. I’m just proud of our defense and (we) continue to get better each day.”
Millbrook 66, Webutuck 21 — Justin Simmons scored a game-high 17 points as the host Blazers (1-3) defeated the Warriors (0-4).
Devon Jackson added 13 points, five rebounds and three assists.
Millbrook visits John A. Coleman Catholic at 5:45 p.m. on Tuesday.
Pine Plains 80, Coleman 54 — Tyler Lydon had 21 points, 10 rebounds and five assists as the host Bombers defeated the Statesmen.
Justin Cooper had 20 points, 10 assists, four steals and four rebounds for Pine Plains (2-1). Zach Lydon had 13 points, four rebounds, three blocks and four steals. Adam Miller added 10 points and four rebounds for Coleman.
“I’m pleased with the effort and intensity we played with this evening,” Pine Plains coach Brendan LoBrutto said in a statement. “Everyone contributed on both sides of the floor to beat a scrappy and well-coached Coleman squad.”
Peekskill 90, Beacon 62 — Tony Romanelli scored a team-high 13 points, but the Bulldogs lost on the road.
Chas Del Bene added 12 points for Beacon, while Elijah Hughes contributed 10.
Carmel 73, John Jay 66 — The Patriots lost at home in two overtimes. Trailing by three points with 2.8 seconds remaining in the first overtime, the Rams knocked down a 3-pointer to tie the contest, and prevailed in the second extra session, dropping John Jay to 0-3 this season.
“The first two games I didn’t think we played as hard as we could,” John Jay coach Darrell Flynn said. “This game we played as hard as we could for the first four quarters and then the next two quarters.
“Sometimes the ball just doesn’t go your way. We were up three with two seconds to go and the kid hits a shot. What are you going to do?”
Brandon Schneider led the Patriot effort with 20 points, and Tyler Kardas chipped in 17. John Jay visits Haldane on Wednesday.
For Carmel, R.J. Martinez poured in 32 points, including four 3-pointers.
Saugerties 58, New Paltz 56 — C.J. Burke scored a team-high 15 points, but the host Huguneots fell at home.
Devon Shaw added 14 points for New Paltz, while Aden Gilmour chipped in 11.
J.T. Elmendorf scored a game-high 17 points for Saugerties.
Trinity-Pawling splits — Playing in the Seacost Classic in Marion, Mass., Trinity-Pawling defeated Belmont, 81-61, before losing to host Tabor Academy, 85-80.
In the win, Trinity-Pawling’s Ryan Yearwood contributed 19 points and 12 rebounds, and Braedon Beyer’s 15 points, five assists and four steals.
Yearwood again starred in the loss later at night, scoring 18 points and grabbing 10 rebounds. Three of his teammates scored 15 points apiece, Noah Woods, Tyrone Smith and Adrian O’Sullivan. Beyer chipped in eight assists and three steals.
Trinity-Pawling takes on Choate in the tournament at noon today.