McCants, New Hampton lose and bounce back

New Hampton lost its first game of the season on Friday night, 90-85, against undefeated Winchedon Prep (Mass.).

A double-double effort from Rashad McCants was not enough, as New Hampton trailed for most of the game, came back to lead by four with two minutes to go, but fall apart down the stretch.

McCants' stat line: 34 points, 10 rebounds, five assists, three steals and two blocks.


The next night, New Hampton traveled to Newport, R.I. to play Navy Prep. The physical opponents kept the game close early, but New Hampton pulled away in the second half for a 77-55 win.

McCants had 19 points, five rebounds, three assists and two blocks.

New Hampton, now 13-1, hosts St. Thomas More on Tuesday.

(Thanks to Will Levy)

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