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Ervin's 24 Points Give Ossining First Win

PORT CHESTER, N.Y. -- Keon Ervin scored 18 of his game-high 25 points over the last three quarters, sending visiting Ossining to a 56-48 victory over Port Chester in a boys’ basketball game.This was Ossining’s first win of the season -- 1-5. Port Chester dropped to 0-5.Ervin had seven points in the second quarter as Ossining outscored Port Chester, 19-13, and went into halftime with a 31-26 lead.Port Chester closed to within one -- 38-37 -- on a Preston Higgins’ offensive follow with 2:01 remaining in the third quarter, but Ossining scored the last six points of the quarter. Ervin finished off a fast break and Sam Lacour swished a foul-line jumper and converted a steal, giving the Pride a 44-37 lead. Lacour finished with 11 points.Tim Brown led Port Chester with 15 points and Joe Varastro and Tyrek Harris each had had eight points. The Rams hurt themselves in the fourth quarter going 3 of 12 from the free throw line.

Ossining 12 19 13 15 -- 56Port Chester 13 13 11 11 -- 48Ossining (56) -- Justin Davidov 1-0-2, Steven Espinosa-Hunter 0-2-2, Kayvon Murray 0-1-1, Keon Ervin 8-4-24, Sam Lacour 4-3-11, Latif Reid 3-2-8, Brian Connolly 1-0-2, Carmine Gerrity-Gemai 1-2-4, Noah Morton 1-0-2. Totals: 19-13-56.Port Chester (48) -- Tyrek Harris 4-0-8, Kayson Calhoun 1-0-2, Tim Brown 6-3-15, Joe Varastro 2-4-8, Justin Masi 1-0-3, Jamal Oliver 1-0-2, Anthony Rapocchio 1-1-3, Preston Higgins 2-4-7. Totals: 18-12-48.3-point goals -- O: Ervin 4; PC: Masi.

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