Sectional Roundup; Indians, Warriors Advance


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.


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.



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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