On the last day to play high school football in New York the basketball season got underway with a handful of Wasaren teams in action.
Stillwater 62 Cohoes 57 OT
Leading Scorers: Warriors – Jared D’Aloia 31 Zack Travis 14 Ezra Echeandia 14 Cohoes – Shelley Walker 27 Marqus Alston 11
Key Stat: Stillwater out scored Cohoes 8-3 in the extra session to seal the win. The Warriors only put four players in the scoring column but all four were in doubles, and that proved to be enough for the victory.
Saratoga Catholic 94 Fort Edward 53
Leading Scorers: Saints – Connor Farrington 33 Tyler Haraden 14 Sean Englert 14 Sam Haraden 10 Forts – Austin Young 21 Ethan Doty 12
Key Stat: The Saints put 30 points on the board in the first eight minutes and coasted to the win behind a big night from Farrington who hit nine triples in the contest.
Schuylerville 57 Mechanicville 27
Leading Scorers: Black Horses – Stratton Sherman 16 Red Raiders – Kendrick McCann 7
Key Stat: Schuylerville outscored the Raiders 34-8 over the middle two quarters leading to the comfortable “W”.
Hoosic Valley 31 Cohoes 25
Leading Scorers: Valley – Alex Rifenburg 11 Cohoes – Sam Dayter 8
Key Stat: The Indians defense held Cohoes to nine points through three periods of play in posting the season opening win.
Watervliet 66 Mechanicville 38
Leading Scorers: Canoneers – Sage Roberts 19 Ali Changa 15 Tyleseaa Edge 10 Raiders – Sammy Pasinella 19
Watervliet jumped out to a 37-15 halftime advantage in notching the win over the Raiders.