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Men's Basketball Comeback Effort Falls Short at Ulster

MBB Final - Ulster 85, HVCC 74

CONTACT: Adam Sopris,, 518-629-7898
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Hudson Valley Community College men's basketball (3-4) ran out of time and couldn't overcome a 30-point deficit, falling to Ulster County Community College on Tuesday evening 85-74. 

The Vikings were led offensively by Steven Clarke (New Hempstead/Spring Valley) and Sean Webb (Harlem/Hospitality of Management) as the duo combined for 27 points on the night. Webb had the Vikings off to a quick start as he scored all 11 points in the first half. Clarke then responded in the second half, scoring all 16 of his points after the break.

Justus Simon (Troy/Green Tech) has been getting more involved during his freshman campaign and added eight points against Ulster. Mitchell Dame (Niskayuna/Niskayuna) and Zach Hilton (Rensselaerville/Berne-Knox-Westerlo) each scored six points, with a majority of the points coming in the second half.

Ulster had four players reach double-digit scoring and were led by Alex Karamanos' 18 points and Tyreik Johnson's 17 points. Shawn Jansen added 14 points and Jordan Childs scored 12 in the Ulster win.

The men's program hits the road again this Tuesday, Nov. 21 to play Ulster County Community College at 7 p.m.