HERE IS THE ARCHIVED BROADCAST OF THE TAMARAC/MECHANICVILLE GIRLS BASKETBALL GAME
The home standing Panthers were dominant in the first period on both sides of the ball Monday night in their run with Cambridge. The Falls held the Indians to just two points while scoring 21 themselves over the first eight minutes, gaining control early on their way to a 78-44 “W” over Cambridge. Continue reading
Congratulations to Tamarac’s Emily Erickson, this week’s Wasaren Sportsnet Player of the Week.
The junior guard scored 19 points with three triples and a 6-6 effort from the foul line, in a 64-39 victory over Hoosick Falls on Wednesday.
On Friday night in Mechanicville Erickson poured in 26 points including four 3-pointers and a perfect 12-12 from the stripe, leading the Bengals to a 69-55 “W” over the Red Raiders.
Congratulations to Emily, our latest Wasaren Sportsnet Player of the Week.
Hoosick Falls 65 Greenwich 50
Leading Scorers: Falls – Logan Thayne 25 Eliza Whitman 18 Witches – Gabby Wiss 22 Molly Brophy 16
Key Stat: Hoosick Falls rolled out to a 26-12 lead after one, and a 46-23 advantage at the break in posting the win over Greenwich. Continue reading
Another name for the foul line in basketball is the “charity stripe”, misnamed because there’s nothing given to any player that steps to the line for shots. However Friday night in Mechanicville, Tamarac made it appear that free points were handed to anyone wearing a red jersey, shooting a basketball from 15 feet.
The Bengals converted on 23 of 25 attempts from the line, and used that precision to keep a comfortable working margin in their 69-54 defeat of the Red Raiders. Continue reading
In a game played Wednesday night, the Mechanicville girls ability to score the ball was on full display as the Red Raiders rolled to a 76-42 victory over neighboring Stillwater.
The Warriors held a 18-16 advantage after the first period, but over the next two quarters Mechanicville put 48 points on the board including a 29 point effort in the second. Continue reading
Hoosic Valley 44 Saratoga Catholic 33
Leading Scorers: Indians – Renee Serafin 19 points Emily Peckham 9 points Saints – Ani Crocker 9 points
Key Stat: Hoosic Valley held the Saints to single digits in each of the first three periods and put this one away with a 17-11 advantage in the final frame. Continue reading
The Red Raiders of Mechanicville started fast, leading 14-3 after the first eight minutes, and finished strong with a 15-7 advantage over the final frame in posting a 60-50 victory over the Warriors of Stillwater Tuesday night in Mechanicville.
Kendrick McCann with 16 points and Josh Germaine with 11 led the Raiders who bottomed six 3-pointers in the game, and move to 3-0 on the year with the “W”. Continue reading
Congratulations to Cambridge basketball player Sophie Phillips for being named Wasaren Sportsnet Player of the Week, our first selection of the winter season.
In three games last week Phillips scored eight points in a 55-22 win over Hoosick Falls, poured in 25 points in a 61-53 victory over Cooperstown, and dropped 10 points in the championship game of the Delaware Academy Tip-Off Tournament as Cambridge earned the title with a 40-28 decision over the host squad.
Phillips along with Helen Mooney was named to the All Tournament Team.
Congratulations to Sophie, our newest Wasaren Sportsnet Player of the Week.
The Cambridge girls took to the road over the weekend to play in the Delaware Academy Tip-Off Tournament and they made their return trip home with the championship hardware.
In game one they bested Cooperstown 61-53, outscoring Cooperstown 29-21over the second half in a game that was deadlocked at the break.
Sophie Phillips scored a game-high 25 points to lead the Indians while Grace Snyder added 10 points and Lilly Phillips nine for Cambridge. Continue reading