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GENEVA — Carnegie Mellon’s men’s basketball team topped Hobart 70-69 in overtime, but not before Hobart junior Tucker Lescoe scored a game high 22 points. The Tartans led throughout overtime as the game ended when Lescoe hit a 3-pointer as time expired.

Lescoe was 8-of-15 from the floor and had a team-high four assists. Also for the Statesmen were junior Edens Fleurizard (10 points, 10 rebounds) and senior Colin Dougherty (10 points, 6 rebounds).

The Statesmen overcame a five point deficit with under two minutes in regulation as Lescoe tied the score with 50 seconds remaining.

In overtime, Fluerizard proved to be a big presence on defense and started off with two blocks in the first minute. Hobart sophomore Jack Lesure tied the score, but the Tartans went on scoring run to end the game.

Hobart (3-5) will play its final game for this calendar year as the team plays host to SUNY Poly at 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 14 at Bristol Gym.

Hobart 6,

PAWTUCKET, R.I. — The Hobart hockey team earned a victory on Saturday night by besting Johnson and Wales to improve to 7-4-0 on the season and 5-3-0 in New England Hockey Conference league play.

The Statesmen were led by junior Zach Sternbach (2 goals) and by the presence of junior Alexander Connal (16 saves) in goal.

In the opening period the Statesmen out-shot their opponent 13-1 including Sternbach’s score to begin the game’s scoring. He was assisted on his shot by freshman Dan Sliney and senior Jonas Toupal.

Hobart had four goals in the opening minutes of the second period. Mark Benemertio, Sliney, Mitchell Spring, Schneider each scored and were followed by Will Harrison’s game-sealing third period goal.

The Statesmen will return to the ice to face the University of New England when they play a series on Dec. 29-30 in Middlebury, Vt. in the 2018 Middlebury Holiday Classic.

CHARLESTOWN, Mass. — Ranked 12th in the nation the Hobart hockey squad was bested by Suffolk in New England Hockey Conference action on Friday night.

Scoring for the Statesmen were junior Lawson MacDougall and sophomore Travis Schneider. In goal for the team was freshman Liam Lascelle with 17 saves in 60 minutes.

The Statesmen finished with a 47-22 advantage in shots on goal.

Wells 78, Keuka 68

AURORA — The Express overcame a 9-point deficit two minutes into the second half to beat Keuka for the 16th time in 22 meetings.

Wells outscored the Wolves 36-9 from 3-point range, and turned 16 Keuka turnovers into 27 points.

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