Sectional Roundup; Indians, Warriors Advance

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The Section II basketball tournament kicked off Friday night with opening round action in Class C, and six Wasaren squads took the floor looking to extend their seasons with a “W”.

At night’s end only two teams, the Cambridge boys and the girls from Stillwater, were able to notch wins and advance to the next round of play.

Here’s a quick look at how things played out.

Girls

Stillwater 54  Chatham 50

Leading Scorers:  Warriors – Marley Mueller 18     Brooke Pickett 12       Chatham – Taylor 15     Doyle 14     Allen 11

Key Points:  The Warriors built a 30-16 lead after two periods and held off Chatham down the stretch, to earn the first round victory.

Next Up:  #13 Stillwater will play at #4 Berne-Knox on Tuesday at 6 p.m.

 

Warrensburg 60  Saratoga Catholic 30

Leading Scorers:  Warrensburg – Megan Hughes 15     Abigail Ranous 14      Saints – Ani Crocker 7     Ryleigh Dempsey 8

Key Points:  Warrensburg won every quarter including a 21-6 final frame to put away the Saints.

 

Boys

Cambridge 71  Canajoharie 57

Leading Scorers:  Indians – Brendan Holcomb 21     Williams 18     Tommy English 13      Canjo – Yacobucci 18     Van Slyke 15     Nare 10

Key Points:  The Indians placed three in doubles and played a strong second half outscoring Canjo 38-24 after the break.

Next Up:  # 11 Cambridge travels to # 6 Maple Hill on Tuesday to take on the Hilltoppers in a 7 p.m. run.

 

Galway 50  Hoosic Valley 48

Leading Scorers:  Galway – Tanner Williams 19     Thor White 14        Indians – Isaac Carlo 13     John Acker 13

Key Points:  In a game close throughout Galway used a 15-6 advantage in made free throws to post the narrow victory over the Valley.

 

Mayfield 69  Waterford 36

Leading Scorers:  Trevon Gifford 22     Garrett Delaney 15      Fordians – Bobby Valigorski 15

Key Points :  Mayfield bottomed 11 triples, and won every quarter in notching the easy “W” over the Fordians.

 

Duanesburg 75  Berlin 44

Leading Scorers:  Tyler Martin 15      Boone Lynch 12     Tyler Montgomery 12      Mountaineers – Joshua Hendricks 21     Tyler Kellar 11

Key Points:  Duanesburg jumped out to a 27-10 lead after one, and cruised to the win over Berlin who played without their leading scorer Ryan Willis.

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