Nyack Boys Hoops Rallies Past Pearl River

Nyack dominated the fourth quarter to pull out a 60-52 victory at home against Pearl River Monday. Pearl River will open the Section 1 Class A playoffs at home Wednesday against Roosevelt. Nyack will play at home Friday against Pelham. UPDATED with play

Pearl River and Nyack entered Monday's game jostling for position among the teams in the middle of the pack in Section 1 Class A.

Nyack rallied in the fourth quarter for a 60-52 victory at home, improving the Indian's playoff positioning heading into the pairings meeting Monday night.

Four players scored in double figures for Nyack (11-7), which outscored Pearl River, 26 to 10, in the fourth quarter. 

Junior forward Kevin Degnan led Pearl River (10-8) with 22 points. Sophomore guard Jack Byrnes scored 13 and senior forward Tom Davis added 11. 

The victory helped get Nyack directly into the first round of the Class A playoffs Friday. The No. 7 seeded Indians will play at home against No. 10 Pelham.

Pearl River fell to the No. 12 seed and will play a preliminary round game at home Wednesday against Roosevelt. 


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