Raiders Turn Back Gibbons, Albany Academy Tops Tamarac

Mechanicville 71  Bishop Gibbons 62

Leading Scorers:  Red Raiders – Colin Richardson 21   Joe Devito 13   Fenwick Egan 12    Knights – Nate Wylie 25   Josh Pigliavento 21

Key Stat:  Trailing 16-12 at the end of one, the Raiders outscored Gibbons 39-22 over the next two periods to take control.

Take Away:  With the win Mechanicville moves to 5-0 on the season and looks ahead to a Wednesday matchup with the Fordians of Waterford, in Mechanicville.


Albany Academy 78  Tamarac 55  (Friday)

Leading Scorers:  Academy – Keyshawn Tillery 25   Bobby Chandler 20   Jarin Beaufort 15     Bengals – Zachary Rice 21

Key Stat:  Academy ran out to 19-4 advantage after the first eight minutes.

Take Away:  Trailing early, Tamarac fought back, outscoring their AA opponent 44-35 over the middle two frames, trimming the Cadet lead to 54-46 entering the fourth quarter.  

Tamarac is back in action at HVCC tonight in a 7:30 run, facing another AA squad, the Blue Bison of Shaker.  

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