The high school basketball season is by far the longest of the fall, winter and spring sports. Starting in early November, most teams play into late February or March. No matter if a team’s enjoying a great season or struggling throughout, a basketball year is a marathon.
But unlike a marathon there’s no clear finish line as squads compete in sectional play, and if fortunate beyond, knowing that a loss ends their year. Continue reading →
Mekeel Christian Academy built a 22-11 halftime lead and took control with a 16-6 third period on their way to a 49-26 victory over Hoosic Valley to claim the Section II Class C girls title Friday night at Hudson Valley Community College.
Mekeel was led by their outstanding trio of scorers with Rebekkah Dean netting 20 points, Jessie Snow 12, and Elizabeth Singleton adding 11 points. The Academy riding a 23 game winning streak will next play in the state regionals.
Alex Rifenburg scored 12 points to pace the Valley who complete another fine season with a 19-5 mark.