The Boys’ Varsity Basketball Team tipped off against Rye Country Day School on Tuesday, January 10, winning 63-54.
It was a slow first half of the game for the Hornets, but the team quickly turned up the defense and took the lead back by the end. Junior Alex Prezioso and sophomore Nate McCleery kept the pressure on their opponents and defended the zone. Senior Alex Puhl led the scoreboard with 18 points while senior Matteo Crisanti tallied 17 points.
“We had a tough start to the game, but we rallied and fed the ball down low which created more opportunities for us,” said senior Alex Puhl. “We are glad for another win and we will continue to push forward.”
Coach Sean Doherty noted that the team captains did a great job at getting the team focused and back on track to win the game.
The team faces off against King School on Saturday, January 14, at 2 p.m.
Hamden Hall Country Day School is a nurturing and inclusive community with a dynamic learning environment that promotes academic excellence by understanding each child and fostering their individual growth.