Friday Night Buckets


A big January Friday for Wasaren basketball as teams approach the midway point of the regular season.


Hoosic Valley 47  Hoosick Falls 36

Leading Scorers:  Indians – Emaleigh Peckham 18 (6 – 3-pointers)        Renee Serafin 12 Panthers – Logan Thayne 17

Key Stat:  The Valley extended their 25-22 halftime lead with a 15-6 third period, and rode the long ball prowess of Peckham who drilled 6 of 8 from deep.

Records:  Hoosic Valley 6-2, 9-3       Hoosick Falls 3-4, 6-5


Tamarac 52  Spa Catholic 19

Leading Scorers:  Bengals – Emily Erickson 12          Syrita Faraj 10        Jordyn Sorel 10  Saints – Ryleigh O’Connell 7        Ashley Upson 7

Key Stat:  A 16-0 second period gave Tamarac control on their way to posting the comfortable win over the Saints

Records:  Tamarac 6-1, 7-2     Saratoga Catholic 1-5, 2-11


Cambridge 57  Mechanicville 53

Leading Scorers:  Indians – Stasia Epler 21        Sophie Phillips 12            Red Raiders – Taylor Grayson 14       Amy DiSiena 10

Key Stat:  Trailing 36-29 at the half, and 41-39 entering the final period, the Indians post the come-from-behind “W” led by the freshman Epler who bottomed five triples on the night.

Records:  Cambridge 5-1, 7-1       Mechanicville 5-3, 8-5


Greenwich 72  Loudonville Christian 28

Leading Scorers:  Witches – Molly Brophy 26       Marquita Gutasy 13       Kylie Massee 10   Loudonville Christian – Genny Swanson 14

Key Stat:  The Witches hang 30 on the board in the first eight minutes, cruising to the non league victory.

Records:  Greenwich 2-4, 7-3



Hoosick Falls 54  Hoosic Valley 33

Leading Scorers:  Panthers – Jon Kempf 16      Tristan Williams 14        Indians – Derek Eddy 8

Key Stat:  How about 46 straight Wasaren wins for the Falls and Mike Lilac Jr., this one coming against a Valley squad coached by his son Alex. The Panther defense held the Indians to single digits in each of the first three quarters as the Falls posts the comfortable victory.


Waterford 39  Greenwich 34

Leading Scorers:  Fordians – Michael Talavera 20          Bobby Valigorski 15       Witches – Howard 10

Key Stat:  With the teams heading to the fourth tied at 25-25, Talavera scored eight points in the final frame to lead Waterford to the “W”.  Just four players scored for the Fordians but Talavera and Valigorski provided enough offense for Waterford who won twice this week as well as suffering a tough 69-68 loss to Mechanicville.


Tamarac 74  Spa Catholic 52

Leading Scorers:  Bengals – Brian Napoli 18       Anthony Ciampolillo 12        Saints – Tim Barrett 14        Jake Welcome 13        Nick Condry 10

Key Stat:  Tamarac led 43-25 at the break and coasted to the win with 10 players in the scoring column for the Bengals.


Mechanicville 73  Cambridge 58

Leading Scorers:  Red Raiders – Devin Garland 12       Tyler Dion 12        Anthony Attala 11 Peter Enzien 11        Luciano D’Ambro 10         Indians- Jeffrey Burke 21        Brian Hall 19   Nick Murphy 11

Key Stat:  The Raiders ran out to a 26-2 lead after one fueled by defensive pressure that turned the Indians over repeatedly.  Mechanicville played deep into their bench all night with five players in doubles and 10 Raiders scoring points.





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