Cambridge Bests Mechanicville, Moves to 14-0


Cambridge traveled to Mechanicville on Saturday for an afternoon matchup with a Red Raider squad fully capable of handing the Indians their first loss of the year.  Didn’t happen.

The Indians outscored the Raiders 36-20 over the middle two periods on their way to a 55-42 decision and their 14th win this season.

In a game tied after eight minutes of play, Cambridge used a 17-8 advantage in the second period to take a 26-17 lead into the break and backed that with a 19-12 third quarter to take control.

The Indians helped themselves from the foul line converting on 18 of 24 while the Raiders attempted just seven from the stripe, cashing in on six.

A trio of freshman led the Cambridge attack with Lily Phillips scoring 15 points, including 11 of 12 from the stripe, her twin sister Sophie adding 13 points, and Fiona Mooney netting 12 points in the victory.

Taylor Grayson with 10 points showed that way for Mechanicville who with the loss slip to 6-4, 9-4 on the year.

In other girls action Saratoga Catholic used a 19-1 second period to fuel a 43-18 victory over Berlin.

Ani Cocker with 10 points paced the Saints offensively.

In boys play Berne Knox turned back host Greenwich 61-52 in a nonleague run.

Slade Pulliam with 26 points and Ryan Germain with 13 points led the Knox attack.

Ellis Pemrick scored 13 points to lead the Witches.

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