Panthers To The Finals, Indians Fall

67_hoosickfalls2The Hoosick Falls Panthers and the Indians of Hoosic Valley took the floor in Averill Park Wednesday night two of the remaining four teams in the girls Class B bracket.  Wins by both squads would set up an all Wasaren final on Saturday. 

Their opponents, Glens Falls for the Valley, and Voorheesville for the Falls had other ideas, and at night’s end the Wasaren split with Hoosick Falls 54-45 winners, and Hoosic Valley falling to Glens Falls 39-28.

 

Hoosick Falls 54   Voorheesville 45

Leading Scorers: Falls – Megan Flynn 23    Kelly Pine 18    Blackbirds – Rachel Blow 12    Rebecca Clair 11

Key Stat: A 23-6 second period for the Panthers gave them a 30-14 edge at the half, and clutch free throw shooting throughout ( 22 of 35) paved the way to the finals for the Falls.

Next Up: Hoosick Falls meets Glens Falls Saturday @ 12:45 at HVCC.

 

Glens Falls 39   Hoosic Valley 28

Leading Scorers: Glens Falls – Sophie Tougas 15   Lucy Tougas 14       Valley – Cami Hren 7   Anna Hunter 6    Gabby Serafin 6

Key Stat: In a night where defense was king, neither squad scored double digits in a period until the final frame where an 18-11 advantage for Glens Falls sealed the win for the Indians.  On the night Glens Falls scored 20 of their 39 points from the free throw line, while the Valley converted just four times from the stripe.

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