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Lynx Split vs ACP; Men Sink Navy

Morlo MacklinOn Friday January 16 the NHTI men raced to a 97-66 home court win over Albany College of Pharmacy.  Morlo Macklin (Bridgeport, CT, left) scored 21 points and Yordy Tavarez (Nashua) added 19 points in the win.

Hayley JakubensEarlier in the day, ACP defeated the NHTI women 61-39.  Allura Leblanc (Northwood) scored 15 points and Hayley Jakubens (Gilmanton, right) added 11 points in the loss for the Lynx.

The following day the men's team improved their record to 14-4 on the season with a thrilling come-from-behind win over Navy Prep 88-86.  NHTI trailed 75-65 with 7 minutes left in the game before finishing strong down the stretch for the win.  Tavarez scored 34 points including the go ahead shot off a free throw.  Curtis Williams (Newmarket, below left) added 14 points and Vinni Zenni (Manchester, below right) chipped in with 11 points and 6 rebounds for the Lynx.

Curtis WilliamsVinni Zenni
 

 

 

 

 

Tavarez Named USCAA & YSCC Player of the Week

Yordy TavarezOn Tuesday January 20, the USCAA Player of the Week name NHTI's Yordy Tavarez (Nashua) Player of the Week for Men’s Division II Basketball.  Tavarez also received the same honor from the YSCC.

The freshmen guard led NHTI to two victories last week while averaging 26.5 points, 6 rebounds, 6 assists, 2.5 assists, and 1.5 blocks per game.  His week was highlighted by a 34-point outburst in a 2-point victory over Navy Prep, helping the Lynx men improve to 14-4 on the season.