Boys Basketball; Blazing Five

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Here’s a look at the league standings and the top five teams and individuals in selected categories.

Standings

Hudson

Hoosick Falls         3-0, 3-0

Tamarac                3-0, 4-0

Greenwich             2-1, 5-1

Mechanicville         2-1, 3-1

Stillwater               1-2, 1-3

 

Battenkill

Spa Catholic           2-1, 4-1

Waterford              1-2, 3-3

Hoosic Valley         1-2, 2-2

Cambridge             0-3, 1-4

Berlin                     0-3, 0-4 Continue reading

Girls Basketball; Blazing Five

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Here’s a look at the league standings and the top five teams and individuals in a few chosen categories.

Standings

Battenkill

Hoosic Valley       4-1, 5-2

Cambridge           2-1, 4-1

Spa Catholic         1-2, 2-5

Berlin                   0-3, 0-4

 

Hudson

Mechanicville        3-1, 5-1

Hoosick Falls         2-1, 4-1

Tamarac                1-1, 2-1

Greenwich             1-2, 3-2

Stillwater               0-3,  0-6 Continue reading

Wasaren Sportsnet Player of the Week

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Congratulations to Tamarac basketball player Frank Zotto on being named this week’s Wasaren Sportsnet Player of the Week.

The senior guard scored 17 points on Wednesday in a 78 -58 victory over Waterford and  on Friday night by poured in 29 points to lead the Bengals to a 75-71 win over Greenwich.

On the year Zotto is averaging 22.0 points per game for the 4-0 Tamarac squad.

Congratulations to Frank, our newest Wasaren Sportsnet Player of the Week.

Friday Night Buckets

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Girls

Mechanicville 46  Hoosic Valley 33

Leading Scorers:  Red Raiders – Charli Goverski 18          Indians – Alex Rifenburg 10

Key Stat:  After an even first period the Raiders win each of the remaining three quarters in pulling away for the “W”, avenging a loss to the Valley just a week ago. Continue reading

Mechanicville Survives in Schaghticoke

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More times than not a good game of basketball has a series of runs in it where both teams put together an offensive push to cut a deficit or expand a lead.  Friday night in Schaghticoke the visitors from Mechanicville seemingly used every run to expand their lead while Hoosic Valley used their spurts to narrow the Red Raiders advantage.  In a game that needed all 32 minutes to decide, the Valley’s last run came up two points shy and Mechanicville survived with the thrilling 50-48 victory. Continue reading

Boys Basketball; Panthers, Witches Win Close

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A full slate of boys action played out on Wednesday night with a pair of one-sided affairs and two games that were decided late.

Hoosick Falls 56  Mechanicville 52

Leading Scorers:  Panthers – Tristan Williams 20      Jon Kempf 13      Brennan Andrew 11 Red Raiders – Josh Germain 19

Key Stat:  The Panthers outscored Mechanicville 35-19 over the middle two periods and survived a fourth quarter comeback by the Raiders to earn the “W”. Continue reading

Hoosic Valley Tops Cambridge

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On a night where defense was king the Indians from Schaghticoke nearly threw a first half shutout, and did enough offensively to post the 37-17 victory over Cambridge Wednesday night in Cambridge.

The Valley started the game with a flurry, scoring eight points in the first two minutes on a Matt Rowe putback and corner threes from Isaac Carlo and Derek Eddy.  But Cambridge switched from their 2-3 zone and went man to man defensively and the game turned into a contest where points were hard to come by. Continue reading

Girls Basketball

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Greenwich 62  Stillwater 38

Leading Scorers:  Witches – Molly Brophy 30       Tess Merrill 12            Warriors – Marley Mueller 14          Molly Sheehan 12

Key Stat:  Greenwich built a 35-18 advantage by halftime and put the game away with a 21-12 third period.

Take Away:  Greenwich moves to 3-1 on the year with the win while Stillwater falls to 0-5. Continue reading