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The Nyack College men’s basketball team, still looking for its first win of the season, fell to 0-14 on the season after losing to host Bloomfield (NJ) College, 93-53.
The Warriors, 0-4 in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference, were led by sophomore guard Jose Pena-Benjamin of Rahway, NJ, who had 10 points, and Maliek Patterson of Brooklyn, a freshman forward who pulled down a team-leading 10 rebounds in defeat.
Nyack College goes back to work Thursday when the Warriors host Post at 8 p.m.
Mamaroneck’s Wheeler third on the mat
Femi Wheeler of Mamaroneck was one of two place-winners for Plymouth State University as it placed eighth out of nine teams Saturday at the Williams Invitational Wrestling Tournament in Williamstown, MA.
The Panthers, who had just seven wrestlers competing in the tournament, finished with 32.5 points. Springfield won the team title with 125 points, with host Williams second with 86 and Roger Williams University third with 78. The balance of the field included the University of Southern Maine (69), New York University (65.5), MIT (55.5), Simpson (39.5), PSU (32.5), and STCC (16.5).
Wheeler, a junior, competed in the 157-pound weight bracket, earning third place after winning his first two matches and then capturing two more victories in the back draw.
Plymouth State will be on the road Saturday (Jan. 14), traveling to NYU for a quad meet that will include Elizabethtown and Gettysburg.
Sport: Boys Basketball
Game: Nyack vs. Albertus Magnus
Score: Albertus Magnus Won 62-40
Highlights: Pat McGuinness led all scorers with 17 points while Tyler Sayre picked up his second straight double-double with 13 points and 12 rebounds. Deashawn Rodriguez led Nyack with 16 points in the loss.
Game: Nanuet vs. Pearl River
Score: Nanuet Won 48-22
Highlights: At 182 pounds, Peter Smith worked quickly for Nanuet as he pinned his opponent in under 30 seconds. Nanuet’s Anthony Calvano (120), Billy Thompson (132), Mike Buhlman (170) and Kevin Brundage (195) all pinned their opponents.
In Girls Basketball, Albertus Magnus will head to Nyack at 4 p.m.
In Girls Basketball, Pearl River heads to Nanuet at 4 p.m.