Friday Night Buckets

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A full Friday on the hardwood saw results range from blowouts in girls action, to close contests on the boys side of things.  Here’s a closer look.

Girls

Mechanicville 75  Waterford 17:  The Red Raiders had all the points they needed for the win after the first eight minutes of action, rolling out to a 23-0 lead on their way to the easy victory over Waterford.

Julia Amedeo scored 17 points while Amanda Kenyon and Sammy Pasinella netted 11 points each for Mechanicville, who bottomed nine triples in the contest.

Lauren Amaya-Flores with six points led the Fordians.

Tamarac 61  Saratoga Catholic 20:  The Bengals led 21-6 after one, and 36-10 at the half in their demolition of the Saints.

Emily Erickson dropped 15 points, and teammates Hannah Kreiger and Renna Poulin added 10 each for Tamarac, who knocked down seven makes from distance on the night.

Emma VanDeCar scored six points to pace the Saratoga Catholic squad.

Hoosic Valley 54  Greenwich 28:  The Indians led 36-12 at the break, thanks to a 25 point second quarter, and cruised to the road win over the Witches.

Ashley Madigan scored 12 points, Cami Hren 11, and Alicia Clum 10 points to lead the Valley who hit seven times from beyond the arc and placed nine players in the scoring column.

Olivia Barnes with nine points led the Greenwich attack.

Hoosick Falls 55  Cambridge 36: The Panthers outscored Cambridge 34-16 over the middle two quarters to take control and went on to post the comfortable road “W”.

Kelly Pine and Logan Thayne with 13 points each paced the Panther offense, as the Falls with the win improved to 10-2 in league play.

Helen Mooney scored 12 points to lead the Indians.

Boys

Mechanicville 48  Waterford 47:  Mechanicville built a 39-31 lead heading to the final period and held off the Fordians upset bid by the slimmest of margins.

Kendrick McCann and Nick Billert with nine points each led the Red Raiders offensively.

Joe Talarera dropped 24 points, including six triples to pace the Waterford attack.

Tamarac 48  Saratoga Catholic 46:  In similar fashion to the Raiders, Tamarac held a 42-33 advantage heading into the final eight minutes, which proved to be just enough to claim the narrow “W” mover the Saints.

Frank Zotto’s nine points showed the way for Tamarac, while Kyle Farrington scored a game-high 22 points to lead Spa Catholic.

Hoosick Falls  55 Cambridge 48:  The Indians of Cambridge rolled into Hoosick Falls with an upset on their minds and were well on their way leading 39-35 after three periods of play.  But the Panthers are undefeated in the Wasaren for a reason one of them being Alex Haynes who knocked down 15 fourth quarter points to lead the Falls rally, and the come from behind victory over the Indians.

Haynes finished with 26 points and Guy Milliman added 14 for the 11-0 Panther squad.

Brendan Holcomb with 17 points and Shawn McLenithan with 12 points led the Cambridge attack.

Hoosic Valley 47  Greenwich 38:  The Valley built a 41-22 cushion after three, and notched the comfortable “W” over the Witches.

Isaac Sanchez scored 18 points to lead the Valley who with the win improve to 10-2 in league play.

Bailey Winch dropped a game-high 23 points, including a trio of 3’s to pace Greenwich.

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