Friday Hoops

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A full slate of action in the league on a mid-January Friday saw the Bengals, the Falls and the Valley all post a pair of “W’s”.

Girls

Tamarac 69  Mechanicville 51:  Emily Erickson poured in 23 points and teammates Hannah Kreiger and Renna Poulin added 20 and 14 leading the Bengals past the Red Raiders of Mechanicville.

Tamarac gained control with an 18-4 third period, on a night where the Bengals flourished from beyond the arc hitting nine times from deep.

Sammy Pasinella with 18 points, and Amanda Kenyon with 10 led the Raiders.

 

Hoosick Falls 78  Waterford 15:  The Panthers outscored the Fordians 30-0 over the first eight minutes of play and cruised to the easy victory.

Kelly Pine with 19 points led a quartet of Panthers in double digits with Logan Thayne 13 points, Lizza Ryan 12, and Eliza Whitman with 11 points rounding out the group.

Brianna DeFruscio scored six points to lead Waterford.

 

Hoosic Valley 60  Cambridge 35:  Cami Hren dropped 18 points, and Alex Rifenburg added 10, leading the Valley to the victory over the Indians of Cambridge.

The Valley won every quarter combining their ever present ability to guard with a big night offensively, scoring 51 points over the final three periods

Helen Mooney and Grace Snyder with nine points each paced the Cambridge attack.

 

Saratoga Catholic 40  Stillwater 39:  The Saints trailed 16-9 after one, but slowly mounted the come back catching and passing Stillwater in the third period, and hanging on for the narrow “W” over Spa.

Emma Van DeCar led Spa Catholic with nine points in the low scoring affair.

Danika Svendsen netted a game-high 18 points for the Warriors.

 

Boys

Tamarac 64  Mechanicville 55:  Jack Mulligan scored 21 points and Brad Schneider added 11 as the Bengals notched the win over the Red Raiders.

Tamarac led by 10 at 53-43 entering the final quarter and held off the Raiders over the final period of play.

Reggie McCann with 19 points, and Keegan McHale with 10 led the Mechanicville offense.

 

Hoosick Falls 67  Waterford 44:  The Panthers led 32-19 at the half, put 26 points on the board in the third, and rolled to the easy “W” over Waterford.

Evan McCart scored 24 points and Guy Milliman dropped 17 leading the Falls to their 10th league win in as many tries.

Michael Talevera scored 19 points and Kyle Fairclough scored 10 for the Fordians.

 

 

Hoosic Valley 34  Cambridge 31:  With Cambridge leading 18-16 at the break, the Valley held the Indians of the north t0 13 points the rest of the way, and did just enough offensively to post the victory in the defensive battle.

Jon Colligan with nine points paced the Valley attack, while Cambridge’s Brenden Holcomb scored a game-high 13 points for the Indians.

 

Stillwater 66  Saratoga Catholic 62:  In a game close throughout, Stillwater outscored the Saints 18-13 over the final eight minutes to post their ninth league win in 11 outings.

Zack Travis enjoyed a big night scoring 25 points for Stillwater, with Jared D’Aloia adding 17 and Ezra Echeandia 11 for the Warriors.

Connor Farrington poured in 38 points to lead Spa Catholic, with Terel Tillman adding 11  for the Saints.

 

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