Colonie's Nolan Smith drives to the hoop through traffic during Friday's Suburban Council South Division game against Columbia.
Photo by Rob Jonas.
COLONIE Columbia overcame a slow start to defeat Colonie 83-77 in Friday's Suburban Council South Division boys basketball game.
Jahlil Nails (Columbia)
Connor Morelli (Bethlehem)
Austin Nydegger (Burnt Hills)
Andrew Platek (Guilderland)
Nolan Smith (Colonie)
Wildcard -- Noah Arciero (Saratoga)
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Colonie (3-8 league, 4-9 overall) scored nine of the first 11 points of the game, but Columbia (9-3, 9-5) battled back and took over with a 30-point third quarter.
Elijah Lott had 29 points, and Jahlil Nails contributed 24 points for the Blue Devils, who had a 63-59 lead entering the fourth quarter. Nolan Smith paced the Garnet Raiders with 24 points.