As the 2017-18 basketball schedule approaches it’s midway point two girls teams have yet to be bested, with Tamarac and Cambridge sporting undefeated league marks. Both posted easy wins Wednesday night, part of a full slate in the Wasaren, but come Friday night one team will suffer their first league loss when the Bengals and Indians get together in Clum’s Corners.
Tamarac 60 Greenwich 44
Leading Scorers: Bengals – Emily Erickson 33 Renna Poulin 11 Witches – Devin Drew 16
Key Points: Tamarac led 41-19 at the half and cruised to the win behind Erickson’s big night that included four makes from downtown.
Cambridge 70 Saratoga Catholic 26
Leading Scorers: Indians – Lily Phillips 15 Grace Snyder 12 Fiona Mooney 12 Saints – Emy Murray 9
Key Points: The Indians had the necessary points for a “W” after the first eight minutes, running out to a 34-4 advantage on their way to the easy home victory.
Hoosic Valley 41 Mechanicville 37
Leading Scorers: Indians – Renee Serafin 19 Alex Rifenburg 15 Red Raiders – Charli Goverski 13
Key Points: The Valley used a 12-3 fourth period to notch the come-from-behind win over the Raiders in a game that saw eight ties and 11 lead changes. The Indians helped themselves from the line converted on 12 of 17 while Mechanicville cashed in on just 10 of 20 from the stripe.
Waterford 58 Berlin 38
Leading Scorers: Fordians – Emily Kelley 12 Breanna DeFrascio 11 Haley Bodah 10 Mountaineers – Vicky Scott 12
Key Points: Waterford put three players in doubles and clamped down defensively holding Berlin to single numbers in each of the first three periods, paving the way to the 20 point decision.
Hoosick Falls 58 Stillwater 38
Leading Scorers: Panthers – Logan Thayne 33 Lillian Hickey 12 Warriors – Marley Mueller 17
Key Points : Thayne nearly outscored Stillwater by herself in dropping 33, including three triples and a perfect 8-8 from the foul line.