Boys Basketball; Blazing Five


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



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



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


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



Hoosic Valley       4-1, 5-2

Cambridge           2-1, 4-1

Spa Catholic         1-2, 2-5

Berlin                   0-3, 0-4



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


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



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


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


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


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


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