Friday, August 29, 2014


Marauders come back to beat Oriskany
By MIKE LEVIN


NEW YORK MILLS, N.Y. (WKTV) - The NY Mills boys basketball team came back from a double digit deficit in the first half to beat Oriskany 71-57 Wednesday night in the Section III Class D Quarterfinal round.  The Marauders took a 47-46 lead at the end of the third quarter and rolled in the fourth.

After trailing 24-12 at the end of the first quarter and 36-27 at the half, Mills outscored Oriskany 44-21 after that.  Nick Comenale scored a career high 33 points, while Cody Mariotti chipped in 17 points and seven rebounds.

Oriskany hit eight three pointers in the first half, but failed to hit one in the second.

The #2 seeded Marauders advance to the Class D semis, Sunday at 4 p.m. from OCC's Allyn Gym against #3 Faith Heritage.