Herkimer knocks off rival Mohawk


HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Herkimer girls basketball team jumped out to several big leads Thursday and beat CSC Division II rival Mohawk 49-37.  Former NEWSChannel 2 Athlete of the Week Samantha Carswell led all scorers with 19 points, while Sarah Kinney added 14.

The Lady Magicians jumped out to leads of 8-0 and 15-4 in the first quarter before the Lady Mohicans came back to make it 15-9 at the end of the first quarter.

But Herkimer went on a 14-4 run in the second, taking a 29-13 lead at halftime and holding off Mohawk for the win.

Lindsey LeClair led the Lady Mohicans (4-5, 1-3 CSC D-II) with 10 pts.

Herkimer improved to a perfect 3-0 in the league, 6-2 overall.

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