Girls Basketball; Falls, Raiders Win Close


It was a full Tuesday night of basketball in the Wasaren with Spa Catholic playing a non-league contest, and the rest of the teams in league runs, two of which were one possession decisions.

Mechanicville 41  Stillwater 40:  In a game that was close throughout, Stillwater held a four point cushion heading to the final frame, but the Red Raiders knocked down four triples in the period leading to the come from behind victory over their neighboring rivals.

Eight Mechanicville players scored on the night led by Madison Harrington and Julia Amedeo with eight points each.

Stillwater was led by Danika Svendsen who tallied a game-high 17 points for the Warriors.

Hoosick Falls 60  Tamarac 58:  In a back and forth early season shootout, the Panthers behind four doubled figure scorers posted the narrow “W”.

After a 26 point second period the visitors from Tamarac took a 36-32 lead to halftime, but  the Falls evened things after the third and out scored the Bengals 19-17 in the decisive final quarter.

The Panthers enjoyed a big advantage from the free throw line in this one, converting on 24 of 38, while Tamarac was just 1 of 8 from the stripe.

Kelly Pine and Lizza Ryan led the Panther attack with 16 points each, with Ally Burdick and Logan Thane added 12 and 10 points to round out the quartet in doubles.

Emily Erickson with 15 points, Amani Henderson 14, and Hannah Kreiger with 12 points led the Bengal offense.

Greenwich 50  Cambridge 31:  The Witches jumped out to a 17-7 lead after one and were never headed, notching the victory over the Indians.

Gabbie Wiss dropped 15 points, with Olivia Barnes and Molly Brophy adding 12 each to lead Greenwich.

Cambridge, playing for the first time this season, was led by Helen Mooney’s 10 points and Grace Snyder’s 9.

Hoosic Valley 54  Waterford 17:  The Indians held Waterford to single numbers in each quarter, coasting to the easy “W’ over the Fordians.

Ten Valley players scored led by Cami Hren with 12 points and Sarah Kennelly who added 11.

Brianna DeFruscio scored 10 points on the night for Waterford.

Saratoga Catholic 54  Whitehall 26:  The Saints won every quarter, including a 17-0 second period, in running past the Railroaders in non-league action.

Emma VanDeCar with 17 points, and Ani Crocker and Kristen Mahar with 10 points each led the Spa Catholic attack.

Rebecca Putorti paced the Railroaders with 11 points.

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