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Fairport JV Boy’s Basketball Team Wins Holiday Tournament

Last week the Fairport JV boy’s basketball team hosted a holiday tournament which included Edison, Athena, and Lockport. In a rematch of an earlier game the Raiders played Edison. Kevin Borden scored 8 of his game high 20 points in the first quarter to help Fairport build a 24 to 12 lead. The Raiders continued to outscore the Inventors in the second quarter to lead 41 to 22 at the half. Fairport held on to the lead the second half to go on to win 65 to 53. Others scoring for Fairport were Mark Bruce with 17, Travis Condello with 9, Kyle Downey with 6, Greg Fitter with 4, Tyler Launer with 3, Nick Pelusio and Brian Gebhardt with 2. Also playing and contributing to the win were Dan Moreno, Tyler Simon, Jeff Visco, and Chris Hare.

In the championship game the Raiders played an undefeated Greece Athena team. Athena hit 3 three pointers in the first quarter to take the lead 20 to 19. The Raiders held Athena to 6 points in the second quarter to go ahead by one at the half, 27 to 26. Fairport outscored Athena 20 to 13 to take an 8 point lead into the final period. Kyle Downey made 5 of 6 foul shots in the final quarter to help Fairport maintain their lead and go on to win 60 to 54. Leading the scoring for Fairport was Borden with 22 points. Also scoring were Downey with 14, Bruce with 8, Fitter with 5, Condello with 4, Pelusio with 4, Launer with 2, and Gebhardt with 1. The Raiders improved to 6-0.