“Once he started hitting outside shots, Harpursville was concerned with him,” Kelly said. “They came out to defend the three and he’d shot fake and drive, or shoot a pull-up jumper.”
Denison scored 10 points in the first quarter and six more in the final quarter.
Ben Branigan finished with 10 points for the Bulldogs, who will travel to Greene on Wednesday.
Gilboa 56, H-T 41
Zach Perry had 24 of his game-high 28 points in the first half as host Gilboa cruised to a Delaware League victory.
Ben Standhart’s 22-point night included three three-pointers for Gilboa (10-3, 8-2), which will travel to Middleburgh on Thursday.
Dylan Legg scored 16 points and Joey Radcliffe contributed 10 for Hunter-Tannersville.
Windham 68, Jefferson 48
David Saunders and Devin Drum scored 21 and 19 points, respectively, as visiting Windham won in the Delaware League.
Saunders and Drum scored eight points apiece during the second quarter, when the Warriors turned a 16-13 deficit into a 35-26 halftime lead.
Nathan Jonker scored 12 points and James Quagliano contributed 10 for the J-Hawks (2-11), who will travel to Roxbury on Friday.
GIRLS BASKETBALLB-G 43, UV 36
Twenty points and 21 rebounds from Morgan Bullis helped host Bainbridge-Guilford to a key Midstate Athletic Conference victory.
Nine of Bullis’ rebounds were on the offensive end.
The Bobcats (10-5) improved to 8-2 in conference and moved into third place alone in the standings. Unadilla Valley is 7-3, which is good for fourth place in the MAC.
B-G took a 15-8 lead after one quarter. Bullis scored 10 points, including a 6-for-6 showing from the free throw line. Bullis, who came into the game shooting about 40 percent from the line, went 8-for-8.
“We’ve been working on it all year,” B-G coach Bob Conway said of Bullis’ free throw shooting. “Free throw shooting hasn’t been one of the better aspects of her game. But her form is better and she’s just getting more confident. Tonight, everything went in for her.”