H-D’s Dave White scores inside against Brushton-Moira in action from the Jim Darcy Tournament in Lisbon earlier this season. Dave Shea/The Journal

DEKALB JUNCTION — Andrew Matthews provided an explosive first quarter spark and David White led a balanced offense as Hermon-DeKalb (4-5) downed Salmon River 57-31 in a nonleague boys basketball game on Wednesday.

Mathews buried three 3-pointers in the first quarter where the Green Demons jumped out t a 21-4 lead and White scored 10 his 15 points in the fourth quarter where H-D closed on a 22-12 advantage.

Jacob Spencer scored 12 points for H-D and Adam Lynch and Jake Coller came through with nine and seven points.

Hawi Francis scored a game-high 20 points for Salmon River.

“It was good to get a win. We still have plenty of work to do trying to find our our old team before COVID,” said H-D Coach Dylan Klock.

“We had bright spots here and there. We look great in transition ad can snag some points from full court pressure.”

In NAC East Division action Chateaugay buried 18 3-pointers in a 64-25 win over Brushton-Moira.

Ethan Cook (5 assists, 3 steals) scored all 21 points on 7 3s for the Bulldogs (8-1, 5-0). Walker Martin (6 rebounds, 5 assists, 5 steals) hit five 3-pointers in a 17-point effort and Dustin Ryan buried four 3s scoring 12 points.

Wyatt Preve led the B-M (0-6, 0-2) with 11 points.

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