Cyclones optimistic for a good season on the hardwood

Updated: Dec. 18, 2019 at 7:45 AM EST
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WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) - The Watertown boys' basketball team is hoping a large group of veteran players will spell success this season.

The Cyclones were off to a 3-1 start on the young season, with their latest win coming Monday night over Indian River, 62-51.

The Cyclones are coming off a 9-11 overall record last season.

Coach Jeff Britton is optimistic about the season ahead.

"I think every coach is always optimistic when the season starts. You always have plans that you want to make sure you accomplish during the season, but I think everybody's also realistic that it's going to take time and that's pretty much where we are, also.

There’s more from the coach in the video. Players Ryan Peters and Marlon Hinds-Ventour also share their thoughts on the coming season.

Tuesday’s local scores

Boys’ high school basketball

Sackets Harbor 79, LaFargeville 35

Lyme 67, Thousand Islands 59

South Lewis 47, Belleville Henderson 36

Copenhagen 66, Sandy Creek 59

Lowville 65, General Brown 45

Girls’ high school basketball

Belleville Henderson 36, South Lewis 34

Copenhagen 73, Sandy Creek 26

Lyme 59, Thousand Islands 46

Canton 55, Gouverneur 48

Massena 54, Salmon River 13

Chateaugay 36, Colton-Pierrepont 33

Harrisville 48, Morristown 28

Boys’ high school swimming

Watertown 94, Lowville 66

Beaver River 49, South Jefferson 44

High school wrestling

Indian River 54, South Jefferson/Sandy Creek 33

Watertown 48, Copenhagen 27

Carthage 60, South Lewis 21

General Brown 41, Beaver River 40

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