A crossover Friday in the Wasaren offered few surprises at the end of the night as games played out as we thought they would. A nice win for the Valley boys over Tamarac highlighted the action and here’s a closer look at all the contests from a February Friday.
Greenwich 83 Berlin 22
Leading Scorers: Witches – Molly Brophy 25 Emma Brophy 11 Tess Merrill 10 Faith Hewitt 10 Mountaineers – Kaley Culbertson 4 McKenna Jansen 4 Lockett 4
Key Stat: The Witches steamrolled Berlin with 33 points in the first period, put 10 players in the scoring column and cruised to the easy victory over the Mountaineers.
Hoosick Falls 48 Spa Catholic 27
Leading Scorers: Falls – Logan Thayne 24 Saints – Katie Cronin 9
Key Stat: The Panthers led 16-1 at the quarter and 34-3 at halftime in coasting to the “W” over Spa Catholic.
Hoosic Valley / Mechanicville : Postponed
Hoosic Valley 71 Tamarac 59
Leading Scorers: Valley – Isaac Carlo 20 Matt Rowe 16 Derek Eddy 15 Zach Ryan 11 Bengals – Jacob DeFreest 22 Anthony Ciampolillo 10 Frank Zotto 10
Key Stat: With the Valley leading 35-32 at the break, the Indians used a 20-12 third period to gain some breathing room and closed things out over the final frame to notch the victory. The Valley placed four players in doubles and converted on 27 of 36 from the stripe, in extending their winning streak to four, heading into sectional play.
Greenwich 81 Berlin 42
Leading Scorers: Witches – John Walsh 17 Sam Howard 16 Alex Curtis 14 Carson Mosher 10 Mountaineers – Brandon Rifenburg 17
Key Stat: We said yesterday the Witches would win going away and the only question would be how many threes they’d knock down. Greenwich drilled 12 triples in nearly doubling up the Mountaineers.
Stillwater 73 Spa Catholic 52
Leading Scorers: Warriors – Brian McNeil 23 Grant Baker 12 Mason Seymour 11 Saints – Ryan McCarroll 20
Key Stat: The Warriors scored 20 or more in three quarters and put this one away with a 21-9 advantage in the third.
Mechanicville 73 Cambridge 33
Leading Scorers: Red Raiders – Devin Garland 22 Luciano D’Ambro 17 Indians – Nick Murphy 8
Key Stat: The Raiders coupled plenty of firepower with limiting Cambridge to a combined five points over the first and final periods in coasting to the road win over the Indians .