PLATTSBURGH - The Potsdam Central varsity boys basketball team closed out the Holiday Break by dropping a 66-38 non-league decision on the road to Plattsburgh High on Thursday.
Dequan Pitts anchored the Sandstoner offense with 17 points followed by Matt Stone with seven and Nick Vaccaro with six. Jack Byrnes chipped in four points. Ethan VanBlommenstein added another two while Travis Stephenson and Ben Cole each netted a free throw as Potsdam fell behind 18-12 by the end of the first quarter before being outscored 38-14 over the next two.
Garrett Frady paced the Hornets with 17 points followed by Nate Hughey with 11 and Taoufik Maknani with nine.
Now 4-4 overall, the Sandstoners are slated to return to action on Monday on the road against NAC Central Division-leading OFA starting with the JV game at 5:30 p.m.