New Paltz, NY – The first match of the 6th Annual Officials vs Cancer Tournament at SUNY New Paltz matched up the Kingston Tigers with the North Rockland Red Raiders.
Kingston started off slow but ramped it up as the game went on and finished with a 70-67 win thanks to some clutch free throws down the stretch.
Chris Wright came alive in the second half and scored 10 of his 23 points in the 4th quarter including some key free throws. Wright was 5-6 from the line in the final frame.
Senior guard Damani Thomas added 20 points, and Tyquan Watson chipped in 14 points. The Tigers exploded in the third quarter with 25 points.
Carlins Vilfort led the Red Raiders with 28 points. Adrian Amaro scored 18.