Fourteen Wasaren squads stepped on the floor Tuesday night as the Section II basketball tournament shifted into high gear. Seven league teams on both the girls and boys side of things competed in the B and C classifications.
At night’s end three boys teams advanced with wins, while six of the seven Wasaren girls squads posted victories.
Cambridge 56 Cairo-Durham 23
Leading Scorers: Indians – Sophie Phillips 16 Lily Phillips 15 Cairo-Durham – Mikaela Phillips 8
Key Points: The Indians led 28-10 at the break and put things away with a 20 point third, cruising past Cairo in Class C action.
Next Up: #1 Cambridge hosts #9 Maple Hill on Friday.
Maple Hill 49 Greenwich 42
Leading Scorers: Hilltoppers – Lori Chittenden 12 Witches – Molly Brophy – 15
Key Points: The Hilltoppers held an 8-1 advantage from deep, and outscored Greenwich 26-19 over the second half in a Class C game that was tied at intermission.
Hoosick Falls 66 Duanesburg 41
Leading Scorers: Panthers – Logan Thayne 22 Eliza Whitman 17 Duanesburg – Maddie Meyer 10
Key Points: A 17-3 first period set the tone, as the Falls advances with a convincing win in Class C play.
Next Up: #5 Hoosick Falls takes on #13 Stillwater on Friday.
Stillwater 48 Berne-Knox 30
Leading Scorers: Warriors – Marley Mueller 18 Julia McLaughlin 11 Brooke Pickett 11 Berne Knox- Taylor Meacham 14
Key Points: The Warriors led 24-23 at the half, but held Berne-Knox to six points the rest of the way in notching the upset in Class C.
Next Up: #13 Stillwater plays #5 Hoosick Falls on Friday.
Hoosic Valley 54 Middleburgh 45
Leading Scorers: Valley – Renee Serafin 16 Sam Lanoue 12 Middleburgh – Bre Palmatier 11 Kelsy Terrell 10
Key Points: The Indians won each of the first three quarters building a 42-25 lead on their way to the “W” in Class C action.
Next Up: #7 Hoosic Valley will play #2 Mekeel Christian on Friday.
Tamarac 65 Emma Willard 40
Leading Scorers: Bengals – Emily Erickson 14 Emma Willard – Molly Zahnleuter 11
Key Points: Tamarac jumped out to a 22-8 advantage after one and cruised to the victory in Class B, putting 10 players in the scoring column.
Next Up: #1 Tamarac will host #8 Glens Falls on Saturday.
Mechanicville 63 Fonda 39
Leading Scorers: Red Raiders – Sammy Pasinella 20 Jad Brown 17 Charli Goverski 16 Fonda – Carly Atty 13 Abigail Lombardoni 10
Key Points: Trailing 12-8 after the first eight minutes, the Raiders put 55 points on the board over the final three periods in posting the “W” in Class B play.
Next Up: #2 Mechanicville will host #7 Hudson on Friday.
Saratoga Catholic 54 Duanesburg 51
Leading Scorers: Saints – Tim Barrett 13 Aiden Dagostino 10 Duanesburg – Ben Lenehan 16
Key Points: Dagostino buried back to back triples with under a minute left, to give the Saints the lead, and sealed it with a layup at the :09 mark as Spa Catholic advances with the narrow victory in Class C.
Next Up: #4 Saratoga Catholic plays #5 Granville at Shenendehowa on Friday.
Stillwater 50 Greenwich 47
Leading Scorers: Warriors – Brian McNeil 15 Cooper Monast 15 Witches – Carson Mosher 17
Key Points: Trailing 38-36 entering the fourth frame Stillwater outscored their hosts 14-9 over the final eight minutes to earn the victory in Class C.
Next Up: #9 Stillwater plays #1 Lake George at Hudson Valley on Friday.
Maple Hill 70 Cambridge 41
Leading Scorers: Hilltoppers – Nick Butler 19 Nate Mannion 12 Evan Kulpa 11 Indians – Tristan Woodworth 16 Brenden Holcomb 12
Key Points: The Indians led 33-29 at the break but Maple Hill gained control with a 26-5 third period on their way to the victory in Class C action.
Hoosick Falls 65 Hadley Luzerne 36
Leading Scorers: Panthers – Jon Kempf 24 Evan McCart 17 Hadley Luzerne – Connor Backus 9
Key Points: The Falls won every quarter in posting the easy win in Class C.
Next Up: #2 Hoosick Falls plays #10 Greenville on Friday.
Glens Falls 84 Tamarac 38
Leading Scorers: Falls – Joe Girard III 46 Trent Girard 11 Bengals – Matt Morrow 14
Key Points: Glens Falls led 53-21 at the half in cruising to the victory.
Hudson 56 Mechanicville 43: No other info at this time