LAKE PLACID - The Minerva-Newcomb boys basketball team used a 15-7 fourth quarter to overtake the lead and secure a 39-31 victory over Lake Placid on Thursday night.
After falling behind by seven points after the first quarter, the Blue Bombers pulled ahead in the second by outscoring the Mountaineers 14-2 for an 18-15 halftime advantage.
Tarik Cecunjanin led the way offensively for Lake Placid with nine points. Garrett Woodruff chipped in with seven points.
Casey Porter of Lake Placid drives to the basket during Thursday night’s game against Minerva-Newcomb at Lake Placid High School.
(Photo — Alicia Brandes)
Minerva-Newcomb's Austin Williams led all scorers with 18 points.
The Blue Bombers (0-3) return to action Wednesday at home against Schroon Lake.