PISCATAWAY, NJ–On Friday evening, GMC Hoops traveled over to Piscataway Tech for the second time this week to see the Raiders in action against Perth Amboy Tech in a key Gold Division showdown. Trailing 7-0 early on, PWay Tech put together a 26-15 surge over the last 14:30 or so of the first half to take a four point lead at the break, and then put together a 26-12 surge over a span of 12:24 of the second half to take a 54-43 lead with under a minute to play en route to a 58-49 victory. Aziz Austin returned to action and came off the bench to score 15 points while Letrell West chipped in with 19 for the Raiders. Kyle Wider and Marc Fychok added 9 and 8 points respectively for the winners while Jordan Little led all scorers with 23 points including 18 in the second half for Amboy Tech. Noel Garay chipped in with 13 including 10 in the first half for the Patriots.
6:57 left in the first quarter and PWay Tech calls timeout after Amboy Tech jumps out to a 4-0 lead on scores by Jordan Little and Kyrie Byers.
6:30–Noel Garay sinks a three pointer for a 7-0 Amboy Tech lead.
5:15–PWay Tech is now on the board on a three from the left wing by Marc Fychok for a 7-3 Amboy Tech lead.
4:00–Letrell West scores a basket, but Amboy Tech still leads 10-5.
0:00–End of first quarter and after a 7-0 start by Amboy Tech, PWay Tech ends quarter on a 12-8 run including two FTs by both Aziz Austin and Kyle Wider for a 15-12 Amboy Tech lead.
5:40 left in the first half and we are tied at 15-15 on a three from the right side of the key by Letrell West.
3:47 left in the first half and PWay Tech now leads 21-17 thanks in part to a putback by Frank Howard off a miss by Letrell West.
0:00–Game has gone to the half and thanks to a buzzer beating three from the right side of the key by Aziz Austin. PWay Tech leads at the half 26-22. Raiders outscore Amboy Tech by a margin of 26-15 after last 14:30 of first half. PWay Tech scoring in first half. Letrell West leads Raiders with 8 while Aziz Austin has 7. Amboy Tech first half scoring. Noel Garay leads Patriots with 10 while Jordan Little has been limited to 5 points and was only 1 of 5 from the line.
6:26 left in the third and Amboy Tech leads 29-28 as Jordan Little already has more points in third with 7 than in entire first half.
5:01 left in the third and PWay Tech calls timeout after Jordan Little scores his 9th straight point to start 2nd half for a 31-28 Amboy Tech lead. Patriots on a 9-2 spurt.
0:00–End of third quarter and PWay Tech leads 36-34. Raiders score last three points of qtr for the lead. Five lead changes and one tie alone in qtr. Little scores all 12 points in frame for Amboy Tech on 5 field goals and 2 of 2 FTs.
3:57 left in the game and PWay Tech takes a 46-39 lead on a three by Letrell West. Amboy Tech timeout. PWay Tech on a 10-5 run.
2:38 left in the game and PWay Tech calls timeout after Luis Rodriguez is fouled. Amboy Tech trails 48-40. Following the timeout. Rodriguez makes both fts for a 48-42 PWay Tech lead.
1:23 left in the game and Amboy Tech calls timeout trailing 50-43 after one of two fts by Jordan Little.
53.4 seconds left in the game and PWay Tech calls timeout after stopping Jordan Little underneath the Raiders basket. PVT leads 52-43.
37 seconds left Amboy Tech calls timeout after Noel Garay hits a trey from the left wing to close gap to 54-46 in favor of PWay tech. Ends 21-9 surge by Raiders.
0:00–Game just ended with PWay Tech winning 58-49 despite a last second late three from the left side by Pedro Gonzalez of Amboy Tech.