Mohawk rallies at basketball tourney

The Mohawk Mountaineers downed the host Houghton College Highlanders 74-68, in Houghton, N.Y., on Saturday (Nov. 19). The Mountaineers finished 1-1 in the Turkey Drive Basketball Classic, after bowing to Walsh University of Ohio on Friday.

Houghton led 20-16 in the first 10 minutes, but Mohawk rebounded to outscore the home side, 17-11, for a 33-31 lead at the half.

The Mountaineers continued to play well in the second half, opening a 48-38 lead at the 15 minute mark and managed to maintain the lead the rest of the way.

Jeff Hunt of Dundas was named to the Turkey Drive All-Classic team.