Fairport JV Boy’s Basketball Team Defeats
R.H. 82 to 63
The Fairport JV boy’s basketball team won 3
of their last 4 games, beating Hilton, Gates, R.H. and losing to Madison. The
JV Raiders traveled to Hilton to take on the Cadets. Fairport jumped out to an
early lead in the first quarter 16 to 8. They scored 3, three point shots in
the second quarter to increase their lead to 29 to 17 at the half. Hilton used
a full court press in the fourth quarter to close the gap but the Raiders held
on to win 50 to 44. Leading a balanced scoring attack was Kyle Downey with 11
points. Also scoring were Mark Bruce with 10, Kevin Borden with 9, Tyler
Launer with 8, Nick Pelulsio with 6, Brian Gebhardt with 5, and Greg Fitter
In their next game Fairport hosted undefeated
Madison. In a high scoring first half the Raiders took the lead 38 to 26.
Madison outscored the Raiders 22 to 10 in the fourth quarter to defeat
Fairport 63 to 56. Leading the scoring for Fairport was Borden with 14 points.
Also scoring were Bruce with 13, Launer with 12, Pelusio with 9, Downey with
4, and Gebhardt with 4.
Fairport then traveled to Gates to play the
Spartans. Fairport made four three pointers in the first half to take the lead
37 to 24. Gates battled back in the third quarter to cut the lead to 5, 45 to
40. Fairport held onto their lead in the fourth quarter to go on to win 56 to
50. Leading the scoring for Fairport was Borden with 17 points. Also scoring
were Launer with 10, Bruce with 7, Downey with 6, Gebhardt with 6, Chris Hare
with 5, Travis Condello with 3, and Pelusio with 2.
In their fourth game in 9 days Fairport
hosted Rush Henrietta. In their highest scoring game of the season the Raiders
took the first half lead 44 to 34. Fairport outscored RH 28 to 11 in the third
quarter to take a 72 to 45 lead after three quarters. Fairport went on to win,
82 to 63. Leading the scoring for Fairport was Pelusio with 24 points. Also
scoring were Borden with 23, Fitter with 9, Bruce with 8, Hare with 7,
Gebhardt with 3, Tyler Simon with 2, Jeff Visco with 2, and Condello with 2.
Also playing and contributing to the win were Dan Moreno and Kyle Downey.