However, the Warriors hit their free throws down the stretch to win.
M-E senior guard Will Thomas has 33 points, including 13 of 16 free throws.
Cooperstown (0-2, 0-1), which graduated all five starters from last season’s squad that advanced to the Class C state semifinals, plays Saturday at Frankfort-Schulyer.
H-T 55, Davenport 34
Zach Mudge poured in 28 points to lead visiting Hunter-Tannersville to a Delaware League victory.
“He’s a sound player,” Davenport coach Lee Fisher said of Mudge, who hit five three-pointers and went 7-for-7 from the line. “He handles right or left, everything goes through him and he delivers.”
Mudge hit two threes during an eight-point first quarter as H-T took a 19-8 lead. He scored 12 more during a 15-8 run in the third quarter.
Dylan Legg contributed 11 points for H-T.
Josh Davi’s 10 points paced Davenport (0-3, 0-2), which will host Windham on Wednesday.
Roxbury 45, SK 43
Spencer Hinkley hit a driving layup from the left side of the floor with 6 seconds left to lift visiting Roxbury to a Delaware League victory.
South Kortright, the defending Section Four Class D champion, got off an off-balance shot off before the buzzer that missed the mark.
Eric Shultis scored six of his team-high 13 points in the final quarter as Roxbury outscored the Rams, 12-8, over the final eight minutes. Derek Cowan contributed 11 points for the Rockets.
Trevor Holdridge had a game-high 23 points for SK (1-2), which used a 17-8 run in the third quarter to take a 35-33 into the fourth quarter. Holdridge scored 16 points after halftime.
“We’ve had three games and all of them could have gone either way,” SK coach Bob VanValkenburgh said. “There are going to be a lot of tight games this year.”
SK will host Downsville on Wednesday.
Deposit 57, Schenevus 53
Yelta Feringa’s three-pointer with about a minute to go in overtime put Deposit up for good in a non-league win at home.