Wolfpack Boys Varsity Basketball: Season Update

Hyde-Bath 75 @ Hyde-Woodstock 63

In the first game of the 2015-2016 basketball season, Hyde-Woodstock’s sister campus and rival, Hyde-Bath, came to the home of the Wolfpack Nation. The Wolfpack struggled defensively in the first half, but coming out of halftime, the Wolfpack was able close the gap after a handful of steal and defensive rebounds in the second half. Partnered with Eamon Joyce ’16 22 points, Woodstock began to close the gap. Unfortunately this was not enough as Hyde-Bath came away with the victory 75 to Woodstock’s 63. Hyde Woodstock 0-1


Hamden Hall 46 vs. Hyde-Woodstock 60

In the Wolfpack’s first away game, the team headed down to New Haven to play Hamden Hall. Although not leading at half, Hyde-Woodstock was able to pull away with the victory thanks to 14 points from Kris Carroll ’16 and another 22 point game from Eamon Joyce ’16. Great rebounding and outstanding shot contention from Wolfpack players also help secure Hyde its first victory. Hyde-Woodstock 1-1


Saint Thomas Moore 64 @ Hyde-Woodstock 56

This was a very intense game from the very start; aggressive drive and rebounding dictated the back and forth nature of the first half. At the beginning of the second half STM began to pull away. Fortunately, Hyde did not pack it in, instead they fought to the very last seconds. Rodney Ray ’17 was a crucial player in the game having 22 points and 9 rebounds, while Eamon Joyce ’17 again had a dominant game, coming away with a double-double (17 points, 10 rebounds). Hyde-Woodstock 1-2


Pomfret 64 @ Hyde-Woodstock 53

Hyde showed what they were made of in this game. Pomfret, being two divisions above Hyde, had a team with more natural talent, but Hyde certainly gave Pomfret a run for their money. Thanks to aggressive play from Eamon Joyce ’16, who had 17 point and 10 rebounds, and Jordan Burney ‘16, who had 13 points and 5 rebounds, Hyde was able to stick with Pomfret every step of the way. Still Hyde was not victorious. Hyde-Woodstock 1-3


Kimbel Union Academy 63 vs. Hyde-Woodstock 56 @ the Christmas Innovational at Loomis-Chaffee

Hyde established themselves early, pulling ahead to a small lead by halftime. Unfortunately KUA came out strong in the second half pulled out to a sizable lead in the first few minutes. Thanks to a double-double by Rodney Ray ’17 (18 points, 10 rebounds) and Kris Carroll ’16 (10 points), Hyde able to pull themselves back in the game, but not come away with it. Hyde-Woodstock 1-4


Gunnery 56 vs. Hyde-Woodstock 64 @ the Christmas Innovational at Loomis-Chaffee

The Wolfpack bounced back off of their loss the day before to KUA, by dominating Gunnery throughout the course of the game. Hyde was able to make the most out of their opportunities and keep themselves consistently ahead for the entire game. This is thanks to Eamon Joyce ’16 (23 points, 11 rebounds), Rodney Ray ’17 (15 points, 10 rebounds), and Jordan Burney ’16 (15 points, 9 rebounds). Hyde-Woodstock 2-4


Salisbury 53 vs. Hyde-Woodstock 54 @ the Christmas Innovational at Loomis-Chaffee

This game was hard fought all the way through. Until the buzzer not one player took the play off and walked back on defense. Hard work throughout the game turned into a victory that came down to the wire. Thanks impart to Kris Carroll ’16 (8 points, 3 rebounds, 10 assists) and Rodney Ray ’17 (18 points, 11 rebounds), the Wolfpack was able to come away victorious. Hyde-Woodstock 3-4


Providence Country Day 76 @ Hyde-Woodstock 83

A high scoring game if there ever was one. This game came down to dominant play of Eamon Joyce ’16, who racked up a season high for the Wolfpack 37 points (which include his 4 dunks) and also tacked on 8 rebounds and 4 assists. But add on two near triple-doubles from Rodney Ray ’17 (9 points, 11 rebounds, 7 assists) and Kris Carroll ’16 (15 points, 6 rebounds, 7 assists), and you have a Wolfpack victory. Hyde-Woodstock 4-4