Housy boys hoops hangs on to beat Lewis Mills

Senior point guard Andrew Hoffman, No. 1, looks to escape his defender from Lewis Mills in the fourth quarter of the Mountaineers’ 56-53 home win on Wednesday, Feb. 16. Photo by Will Burchfield

By Will Burchfield

FALLS VILLAGE — The Housatonic Valley Regional High School boys basketball team opened up a double-digit halftime lead and then hung on late to defeat Lewis Mills 56-53 at home on Wednesday, Feb. 16.

The Mountaineers led by as much as 14 midway through the third quarter, but the Lewis Mills Spartans mounted a furious fourth-quarter rally that left the game in the balance until senior Reilley Lynch sunk two late free throws to seal the victory.

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