Indians, Panthers, Saints Advance to Semi’s

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It was a quarterfinal Friday night in the Section II basketball tournament and in the C classification the Wasaren was well represented.  Four girls teams and a pair of boys squads looked to post victories and advance to the semifinal round.

Girls

Cambridge 58  Maple Hill 37

Leading Scorers:  Indians – Sophie Phillips 21     Helen Mooney 12     Lily Phillips 11      Hilltoppers – Callie Haller 7     Stacia Coyne 7

Key Points:  Cambridge wasted no time in taking control, rolling out to a 19-7 lead after one, and a 31-10 cushion at the break.  The Indians held Maple Hill to single numbers in each of the first three periods in posting a dominating quarterfinal victory.

Next Up:  #1 Cambridge will face #5 Hoosick Falls in Cohoes on Tuesday.

 

Hoosick Falls 50  Stillwater 29

Leading Scorers:  Panthers – Logan Thayne 21     Eliza Whitman 12      Warriors – Marley Mueller 10

Key Points:  The Panthers converted on 22 of 31 free throws and shut down Stillwater defensively holding the Warriors to single digits in every period.  With the win the Falls will take on the top-seeded Indians from Cambridge in a Tuesday night semifinal.

 

Meekel Christian 59  Hoosic Valley 27

Leading Scorers:  Mekeel – M. Biscotti 23     Rebekka Dean 16      Valley – Jessica Espey 7     Renee Serafin 6 / 18 rebounds

Key Points:  The #2 Mekeel squad won every quarter in slowly pulling away from the Indians of  Schaghticoke.  Biscotti enjoying a nearly perfect night offensively connecting on 9 of 10 from the floor including 3 of 3 from deep.

Next Up:  #2 Mekeel will face # 6 Greenville at Cohoes on Tuesday.

 

Boys

Saratoga Catholic 44  Granville 42

Leading Scorers:  Saints – Aiden Dagostino 13      Golden Horde – Nick Summer 8

Key Points:  The Saints led 19-17 after the first, and then defense became the theme of the contest.  Both teams scored just 14 points after intermission including a 5-4 final frame in favor of Granville, with Spa having just enough to post the narrow “W”.

Next Up:  #4 Saratoga Catholic will face #1 Lake George at Cool Insuring Arena on Thursday.

 

Lake George 69  Stillwater 37

Leading Scorers:  Lake George – Mason Flatley 15     Alex Jones 14     Chris Becker 13     Warriors – Brian McNeil 11

Key Points:  In a game tied 14-14 after the first eight minutes, the undefeated Warriors from the north outscored Stillwater 35-10 over the middle two periods, on their way to notching the quarterfinal victory.  Lake George knocked down 11 triples on the night in posting yet another dominant win in a season filled with them.

Next Up:  #1 Lake George faces #4 Spa Catholic at Cool Insuring Arena on Thursday.

 

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