Waterford 105 Heatly 20
Leading Scorers: Fordians – Mike Talavera 34 TJ Kelley 16 Heatly – Christian Sogardorf 6
Key Stat: The Fordians hung 38 points on the board in the first period and cruised to the one-sided decision.
Take Away: Waterford wins in a mismatch here but the Fordians are a good basketball team that will be a tough out for anyone this year.
Lake George 51 Stillwater 49
Leading Scorers: Lake George – Cameron Orr 16 Juan Garcia 14 Warriors – Josh Luca 15 Brian McNeil 12
Key Stat: Lake George used a 16-13 advantage in the final frame to pull out the narrow “W” in the Lake George Tip-Off Tourney.
Saratoga Catholic 64 Galway 52
Leading Scorers: Saints – Robbie Bolen 33 Jordan Catone 12 Galway – Ryan Bredan 13
Key Stat: The Saints jumped out to a 19-4 lead after the first quarter and rode that cushion to the season-opening victory in the Beson Memorial Tournament. Spa shot it well from deep, bottoming 13 triples with Bolen connecting on seven.
Hoosick Falls 57 St Lawrence 44
Cohoes 37 Stillwater 29
Leading Scorers: Tigers – Olivia Huneau 15 Warriors – Trinity Cutler 8 Marley Mueller 7
Key Stat: In a low scoring affair, free throws played a major part with Cohoes converting on 11 of 24 attempts, while Stillwater managed just 3 of 9.
Mechanicville 56 Watervliet 23
Leading Scorers: Red Raiders – Chloe Goverski 12 Charli Goverski 10 Gianna Cavotta 10 Jada Brown 8 Cannoneers – Amai Maldonado 10
Key Stat: Trailing 9-8 after one, the Raiders outscoring V’liet 34-4 over the middle two periods in posting the dominant “W”.
Galway 43 Spa Catholic 40
Leading Scorers: Galway – Ryan Ripepi 13 Emma Spadaro 10 Morgan Drouin 10 Saints – Ashley Upson 12
Key Stat: Galway knocked down five 3-pointers and put three players in doubles to post the win in the Beson Memorial Tournament.