Recently I had a chance to cover the NHTI Lynx basketball team as they took on rival Central Maine Community College. It was Spirit Night on campus and the Lynx didn’t disappoint pulling out a hard fought victory 67-64.
Jay Pimentel #12 (Lawrence, MA) puts up a floater in front a packed house in the Crocker Wellness Center.
Besfort Syla #4 (Manchester, NH) runs the offensive attack. On the night he scored 11 points pulled down six rebounds and had five assists
Terry Williams #5 (Norwich, CT) lays in two of his team leading 20 points on the night. He also pulled down eight rebounds.
Alex Mitchell, #33 (Lowell, MA) frustrates the Central Maine offense as he goes up for a block
Terry Williams #5 (Norwich, CT) dribbles down the court eluding the defender
Ethan Reynolds (Bristol, NH) collects his thoughts prior to making a free throw.
Tyler Yeaton #44 (Pembroke, NH) pulls down a monster rebound
Besfort Syla #4 (Manchester, NH) flies by his defender who clearly was not ready for his quickness by the expression on his face
Terry Williams #5 (Norwich, CT) with the sweet finish stroke at the line.
Besfort Syla #4 (Manchester, NH) drives down the lane making a no look side pass
Marv Leveille #35 (Hamden, CT) rises over the defender to lay in two of his 10 points. He was active defensively with 14 rebounds and six blocks
Jackson Riel #22 (Pembroke, NH) prepares himself prior to making a foul shot
Besfort Syla #4 (Manchester, NH) chases down the loose ball. In these parts I think we could consider that a “Tommy Point”
Paul Hogan (Left) was honored prior to the start of the game with a team signed plaque presented by players Besfort Sylain and Tyler Yeaton and Assistant Coaches Simon Keeling and Chuck Llyod. The plaque was in commemoration of his 400th career victory early in January .
With the win the Lynx improved to 16-7 and are raked 9th in the nation in United States Collegiate Athletic Association Division 2 poll.