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Boys hoop: SC showdown Friday

By James Schiltz
Thursday, January 9, 2014

Suburban Council South Division boys’ basketball leaders Averill Park and Guilderland meet Friday night at 7 on the Dutchmen’s court.

Guilderland is 8-0 for the first time since the 2002-03 season, with seven league wins and a victory over 2013 Class A Federation cgampion Albany Academy. All seven of those league wins have been by double digits.

Averill Park is 6-1 in the league and 6-3 overall, with a three-game win streak.

Guilderland will be playing its third game in four nights after beating Ballston Spa Tueaday, 65-51, and Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Wednesday, 68-43, behind Vin Simeone’s 17 points. Averill Park edged Niskayuna Tuesday, 44-43, behind Logan Fahrenkopf’s 16 points.

Guilderland and Averill Park split two games last season.

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