A full slate of boys action played out on Wednesday night with a pair of one-sided affairs and two games that were decided late.
Hoosick Falls 56 Mechanicville 52
Leading Scorers: Panthers – Tristan Williams 20 Jon Kempf 13 Brennan Andrew 11 Red Raiders – Josh Germain 19
Key Stat: The Panthers outscored Mechanicville 35-19 over the middle two periods and survived a fourth quarter comeback by the Raiders to earn the “W”.
Next Up: Hoosick Falls (2-0), will travel to Stillwater to face the Warriors on Friday while Mechanicville (2-1), plays a road game at Hoosic Valley.
Greenwich 45 Stillwater 41
Leading Scorers: Witches – John Walsh 19 Warriors – Matt Breslin 15 ( 5- 3-pointers )
Key Stat: In an even game throughout that saw each team finish with six triples and three free throws, the Witches owned a 25-20 edge after the break which proved to be just enough for the win.
Next Up: Greenwich (5-0), faces Tamarac in Clum’s Corners on Friday while Stillwater (1-2) plays host to Hoosick Falls.
Saratoga Catholic 63 Berlin 40
Leading Scorers: Saints – Ryan McCarroll 15 Jordan Catone 12 Joe Kumlander 11 Mountaineers – Kasey Billert 10
Key Stat: The Saints bottomed eight triples in the game, and ran out to a 38-17 lead at the break, in cruising to the easy “W”.
Next Up: Saratoga Catholic (3-1), hosts Cambridge on Friday and Berlin (0-3) will face Waterford.
Tamarac 78 Waterford 58
Leading Scorers: Bengals – Frank Zotto 17 Jacob DeFreest 17 Bo Catherwood 16 Fordians – Bobby Valigorski 19 Michael Talavera 15 T.J. Kelley 10
Key Stat: The Bengals used a 20-4 final period to break open a close contest and post the well-earned victory.
Next Up: Tamarac (3-0) hosts Greenwich on Friday night while Waterford (2-3) faces off with Berlin.