Friday Night Hoops; Raiders Continue to Roll

A handful of boys and girls squads were in action on Friday and at night’s end once again both Mechanicville teams had secured victories.


Mechanicville 60 Spa Catholic 52

Leading Scorers: Red Raiders – Tyler Eiseman 23 Devin Garland 16 Luciano D’Ambro 10 Saints – Anthony Barile 16 Hayden Day 15 Aiden Lambert 11

Mechanicville gained control with a 22-7 second period giving the visitors a 32-20 advantage at the break, and the Raiders rode that cushion to their seventh win in a row against no defeats. Three Raiders reached double figures with the junior Eiseman leading the way for Mechanicville who continue to stack “W’s”.

Stillwater 79 Corinth 33

Leading Scorers: Warriors – Grant Baker 20 CJ McNeil 12 Jacob Zecca 10 Tomahawks – Nick Sorbera 11 Dillon Dumas 10

The Warriors drilled nine triples, and put 10 players in the scoring column in the one-sided “W” at Corinth on Friday. Five Warriors rang the bell from behind the arc, in a game Stillwater blew open over the middle two frames outscoring the Tomahawks 44-17 in quarters two and three.

Mekeel Christian 83 Tamarac 60

Leading Scorers: Mekeel – Alex Barnhill 29 Zahki Fallen 20 Chris Kane 12 (4 3’s) Bengals – Zachary Rice 29 ( 6 3’s) Taylor Mainello 10

Leading 15-12 after the first, Mekeel broke things open scoring 57 points over the next two quarters and coasted to the road win over the Bengals. Both squads shot it well from deep with Mekeel connecting 13 times from beyond the arc while Tamarac bottomed 11 from deep.

Waterford 39 Schuylerville 38

Leading Scorers: Fordians – TJ Kelley 23 Black Horses – Ryan Dow 12 Owen Sherman 10

In a defensive battle, Waterford needed a 11-7 fourth period advantage to squeeze past Schuylerville and earn the home victory. Just four Fordians hit the scoring column, with the high-scoring Kelley leading the way with 23 for the 5-0 Waterford squad.


Mechanicville 62 Spa Catholic 25

Leading Scorers: Red Raiders – Amy DiSiena 15 Maddie Shakow 13 Saints – Ryleigh Dempsey 10

The Raiders opened with a 20-3 first quarter blitz and coasted to the easy “W” over the Tomahawks, running their seaason mark to 6-1 with the victory.

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