It was a very hectic week for sports here at NYMA as weather played a major role in some of our scheduled contests. Wrestling, bowling, and JV basketball all had matches and games canceled due to weather-related issues. We will make up all of these cancellations so please stay tuned for updates.
The Varsity Basketball Team took a road trip this weekend to play national powerhouses, Putnam Science and Springfield Commonwealth. On Saturday, 2/3, they beat Putnam Science by a close score of 92-90. Zaahir Woody recorded a triple-double and led NYMA with 32 points, 13 rebounds, and 10 assists. Zamere McKenzie had 20 points while Will Mayfield had 19 points and 21 rebounds. Josh Antoine had a huge second half in which he scored all of his 10 points. Brandon Evans also helped out in the NYMA win by contributing 8 points.
On Sunday Varsity (13-3) played Springfield Commonwealth and lost a tight game by the score of 61-62. The Knights were led by Zaahir Woody with 16 points, 6 steals, and 5 assists. Brandon Evans finished with 17 points while Zamere McKenzie added 13 points and 10 rebounds. Will Mayfield added 8 points and 10 rebounds while Josh Antoine scored 7.
On Thursday, 2/8, the Varsity Basketball Team hosted Poughkeepsie Day School in an HVAL matchup. NYMA dominated the game winning by the score of 81-31. The Knights were led by Zaahir Woody with 20 points and Will Mayfield with 16 points. Karif Isaacs added 12 and did a great job controlling the tempo of the game. Brandon Evans and Zamere McKenzie both finished with 8 points. Mickey Urso scored 6 while Josh Antoine and Nigel Petti-Fernandez each had 5 points. For pictures of the game, please visit: Facebook Album: Basketball vs Poughkeepsie Day.