Wednesday Hoops; Witches Win, Kuzmich Reaches 1000 Points

Greenwich 64 Cambridge 29

Leading Scorers: Witches – Jesse Kuzmich 22 Ryan Alling 10 Cambridge – Jackson Thomas 8

Key Stat: Greenwich outscored their hosts 30-10 after the break.

Take Away: Kuzmich bottomed a corner triple in the third period to join the elite, 1000 career points club, on a night that Greenwich used a big second half to improve to 4-3, 5-4 on the year.

Tamarac 76 Berlin/New Lebanon 25

Leading Scorers: Bengals – Jack Casey 15 James Blake 14 Mike D’Agostino 11 Mountaineers – Chris Shorter 6

Key Stat: A 16-0 second frame gave Tamarac complete control.

Take Away: All twelve Bengals players scored in the easy home victory that moves Tamarac to 9-0, 11-1 this season.

Stillwater 60 Hoosic Valley 47

Leading Scorers: Warriors – CJ McNeil 19 Jaxson Mueller 14, 17 rebounds Lukas Lilac 10 Valley – Chris Jones 13 Isaiah Eckler 12 Tyler Eddy 11

Key Stat: Stillwater built a cushion after a 21-12 first period and rode that advantage to the home “W”.

Take Away: Stillwater improves to 8-1, 11-2 with the victory.

Hoosick Falls 46 Waterford 27

Leading Scorers: Panthers – Connor Jones 17 Fordians – Gavin Bodah 11

Key Stat: The Falls outscored their guests 25-5 over the middle two frames.

Take Away: Trailing 11-7 after the opening quarter, the Panthers allowed just 16 points the rest of the way in winning their fourth straight, and improving their mark to 5-4, 9-5.


Emma Willard 58 Waterford 19

Leading Scorers: Jesters – Emma Shields 17 Audrey Shields 16 Fordians – Sophia Belonga 5

Key Stat: The Jesters held Waterford to three, first-half points.

Take Away: Emma Willard put nine players in the scoring column, in the Jesters comfortable, home win that moves the EW squad to 4-2 this season.

Greenwich 57 Spa Catholic 25

Leading Scorers: Witches = Adrianna Rojas 17 Norah Niesz 13 Brooke Kuzmich 10 Saints – Ashley Upson 11 Kate Cronin 10

Key Stat: Greenwich held the Saints to single numbers in every period.

Take Away: The Witches put three players in doubles, with nine players scoring points, as Greenwich continues to roll at 9-0, 12-0 on the year.

Tuesday Night Results

Greenwich 57 Cambridge 34

Leading Scorers: Witches – Norah Niesz 20 Grace Autiello 11 Brooke Kuzmich 10 Cambridge – Stasia Epler 11

Key Stat: Cambridge outscored Cambridge 22-2 in the second period.

Take Away: Trailing 13-12 after the first quarter, Greenwich exploded in the second period, taking a 34-15 lead into the break, on their way to their 11th win in as many outings.

Mechanicville 62 Emma Willard 55

Leading Scorers: Red Raiders – Chloe Goverski 20 Lila Christensen 15 Allie Kenyon 13 Jespers – Audrey Shields 30

Key Stat: Mechanicville won the final quarter 19-13, which proved to be the difference.

Take Away: In a close game throughout the Raiders win it late to stay undefeated in league play.

Hoosic Valley 48 Stillwater 17

Leading Scorers: Valley – Amanda Salisbury 14 Jaquelyn Carlo 14 Warriors – Miranda Price 6

Key Stat: The Valley allowed just five first half points.

Take Away: Hoosic Valley won every period and used a big defensive effort to notch the win.

Hoosick Falls 73 Waterford 40

Leading Scorers: Panthers – Olivia Estes 18 Mackenna Roberson 16 Amber MacNeil 14 Jordan Hill 11 Fordians – Maddy Atwood 12

Key Stat: Hoosick Falls held a 10-3 advantage in made threes.

Take Away: The Falls used the long ball, and four double digit scorers, to post the road “W”.

Mechanicville 51 Duanesburg 36

Leading Scorers: Red Raiders – Colin Richarson 21 Tyler Eiseman 12 Duanesburg – Mulhern 12 Fall 10

Key Stat: The Raiders converted on 14 of 17 from the free throw line.

Take Away: Down 12-6 after the first eight minutes, Mechanicville won each of the remaining periods to earn the non-league win over visiting Duanesburg.+

Waterford 62 Germantown 39

Leading Scorers: Fordians – Gavin Bodah 23 Derrick Pontore 18 Germantown – Brad DelPozzo 17

Key Stat: Nearly half of Waterford’s points came from 10 made triples.

Take Away: The Fordians built a 31-14 halftime advantage and cruised to the non-league win over Germantown.

Panthers Top Mt. Anthony

Hoosick Falls 53 Mt. Anthony 36

Leading Scorers: Panthers – Jake Sparks 26 Connor Jones 13 Braeden Billert 14 Carter Thompson 11

Key Stat: The Falls outscored the Patriots 19-8 in the final period.

Take Away: Trailing 11-9 after the first eight minutes, the Falls defense holds the visitors from Vermont to 25 points the rest of the way, while Sparks and Jones pace the Panther attack in the non-league “W”.

Stillwater Cruises Past Galway

Stillwater 76   Galway 22

Leading Scorers:  Warriors – Thomas McDonough 17   Jaxon Mueller 14   CJ McNeil 11   Lukas Lilac 10   Joe McDonough 10        Galway – Kenyon 6

Key Stat:  The Warriors allowed just six first half points.

Take Away: Stillwater puts five players in doubles and ended things early with a 26-2 first period, rolling to the non-league win and improving to 9-2 on the season.   


Friday Night Hoops

Mechanicville 50 Hoosic Valley 49

Leading Scorers: Red Raiders – Colin Richardson 23 Fen Egan 11 Joe Devito 10 Valley – Isaiah Eckler 21 ( 7 3’s) Logan Reilly 10

Key Stat: Mechanicville held a 46-30 lead entering the fourth quarter.

Take Away: The Valley bottomed 10 triples on the night and made a fourth period run but couldn’t catch the Raiders who move to 9-1 with the win.

Hoosick Falls 75 Spa Catholic 51

Leading Scorers: Panthers – Jake Sparks 36 Connor Jones 19 Saints – Mark Hmura 26 Robbie Bolen 14

Key Stat: The Falls won every period.

Take Away: The Panthers built a 39-25 cushion by the break, with Sparks scoring 25 in the half, and the Falls closed things out over the final two frames to notch the road win.

Tamarac 66 Greenwich 34

Leading Scorers: Bengals – Zachary Rice 15 Joey Poulin 15 James Blake 13 Witches – Jacob Ziehm 10

Key Stat: Tamarac held the Witches to just nine, first-half points.

Take Away: Tamarac, who can score in bunches, held the high-powered Greenwich attack to 34 points, in earning the road “W” to stay undefeated in league play.


Cambridge 71 Waterford 26

Leading Scorers: Cambridge – Stasia Epler 22 ( 5 3’s) Schuyler Nolan 20 Alexis Austin 9, 14 rebounds Fordians – Maddy Atwood 9

Key Stat: Cambridge held the Fordians to single numbers in every period.

Take Away: Cambridge continues their improved play, notching their fourth straight win this month.

Emma Willard 38 Stillwater 29

Leading Scorers: Jesters – Ashley Shields 24 Warriors – Charisma Salecker 15

Key Stat: The Jesters held Stillwater scoreless in the final frame.

Take Away: Emma Willard used a fourth quarter shutout to capture the win, in a game that was tied going to the final eight minutes.

Mechanicville 51 Hoosic Valley 38

Leading Scorers: Red Raiders – Chloe Goverski 28 Valley – Amanda Salisbury 12

Key Stat: The Raiders held the Valley under 40 points.

Take Away: Mechanicville uses a good defensive effort, and a big night from Goverski in moving to 7-1 on the year.

Greenwich 55 Tamarac 46

Leading Scorers: Witches – Brooke Kuzmich 14 Grace Autiello 13 Adrianna Rojas 10 Bengals – S. Phillips 20 Myanna Faraj 14 Abbie Yetto 12

Key Stat: Greenwich built a 31-18 halftime lead.

Take Away: The Witches ride the first half cushion to the road win over a good Tamarac squad.

Thursday Night Results

Hoosick Falls 93    Berlin/New Lebanon 29

Leading Scorers:  Panthers – Miles Smith 18     Jake Sparks 15    Connor Jones 10      Mat Kempf 12   Michael Fratello 12      Mountaineers – Jesse Francour 14

Key Stat:  The Panthers opened with a 26-2 first period

Take Away:  The Falls put five players in doubles with 10 players in the scoring column, as the Panthers rolled to the road “W”.  


Hoosick Falls 64   Spa Catholic 49

Leading Scorers:  Panthers – Amber MacNeil 19    Mackenna Roberson 15    Olivia Estes 14     Saints – Ashley Upson 22     Allison Motler 12

Key Stat:  The Panthers won every quarter in slowing pulling away for the victory.

Take Away:  The Falls scored 44 second half points, led by a trio of double digits scorers, in posting the comfortable home win.  

Boys Hoops; Valley, Warriors Win, Raiders and Bengals Roll

Stillwater 56 Greenwich 53

Leading Scorers: Warriors Jaxon Mueller 21 Thomas McDonough 12 CJ McNeil 10 Witches – Jesse Kuzmich 21 Ryan Alling 10

Key Stat: Stillwater used a 24-14 fourth period to complete the comeback win.

Take Away: The Warriors trailed 32-19 at the half, which included a 17-2 second period which gave Greenwich control at the break. But the visitors trimmed the deficit to 39-32 entering the final frame, setting up the decisive fourth quarter.

Mechanicville 82 Berlin New Lebanon 17

Leading Scorers: Red Raiders – Fen Egan 17 Colin Richardson 17 ( 5 3’s) Mountaineers – Kristjan Culbertson 7

Key Stat: Mechanicville held their hosts to single digits in every period.

Take Away: The Raiders put nine in the scoring column, drilling eight triples, and rolled to the road “W”.

Hoosic Valley 72 Spa Catholic 47

Leading Scorers: Valley – Isaiah Eckler 31 ( 5 3’s) Lane Carner 16 Saints – Robbie Bolen 23 MArk Hmura 11

Key Stat: Hoosic Valley built a 36-21 lead over the opening two periods.

Take Away: The Valley uses eight makes from beyond the arc, and a big night from Eckler to post their fourth straight victory.

Tamarac 79 Waterford 14

Leading Scorers: Bengals – Joey Poulin 21 Danny Loya 13 Zachary Rice 12

Key Stat: Aa 24-2 first period set the tone for the one-sided run.

Take Away: Eleven Bengals scored points, 12 threes found the bottom, and Tamarac continues to stack “W’s”.

Girls Basketball; Saints, Bengals Notch Wins

Spa Catholic 28 Hoosic Valley 22

Leading Scorers: Saints – Allison Motler 12 Valley – Sophia Squires 11

Key Stat: The Saints defensively held Hoosic Valley to single numbers in every period.

Take Away: Saratoga Catholic used a 13-8 advantage in the final frame to post the win on Senior night.

Greenwich 82 Stillwater 20

Leading Scorers: Witches – Grace Autiello 19 Brooke Kuzmich 18 Arianna Rojas 15 Norah Niesz 10 M. Smith 10

Key Stat: Greenwich outscored their hosts 35-3 in the first quarter.

Take Away: The Witches put five players in doubles, rolling to their eighth win of the year.

Tamarac 66 Waterford 15

Leading Scorers: Bengals – Myanna Faraj 21 Abbie Yetto 13 Fordians – Sophia Belonga 8

Key Stat: Tamarac allowed 15 points on the night, and shut out Waterford in the final period.

Take Away: Nine Bengals scored led by Faraj’s 21, as Tamarac notches the easy, home “W”.

Monday Roundup; Cambridge, Witches, Raiders Notch Wins

Cambridge 69   Spa Catholic 43

Leading Scorers:  Cambridge – Stasia Epler 28 ( 7 3’s)   Sammi Crandall 17      Saints – Allison Motler 15      Ahsley Upson 15

Key Stat:  Cambridge held an 11-3 advantage in made threes led by Epler’s seven hits from deep.

Take Away:  Cambridge won every quarter in pulling away from the Saints and securing the home “W”.



Mechanicville 77   Waterford 35

Leading Scorers:  Red Raiders –  Tyler Eiseman 16    Joe Devito 12    James Doty 10                              Fordians – Gavin Bodah 16 

Key Stat:  Mechanicville ran out to a 23-8 lead after the first eight minutes.

Take Away:  The Raiders put 10 players in the scoring column, three in doubles, as Mechanicville posts the comfortable win, in moving to 7-1 on the season.


Greenwich 70   Hoosick Falls 44

Leading Scorers:  Witches – Jesse Kuzmich 33     Jacob Ziehm 13     Joe Skiff 10      Panthers – Jake Sparks 25

Key Stat:  A 21-8 advantage in the second frame gave Greenwich a 31-17 lead at halftime.  

Take Away:  Greenwich rides a big night by Kuzmich to the home “W”.

Friday Night Hoops


Mechanicville 70   Tamarac 45

Leading Scorers:  Red Raiders – Lila Christensen 16    Chloe Goverski 14    Jill Germain 10    Hailey Phelps 12    Allie Kenyon 9        Bengals – Myanna Faraj 18

Key Stat:  A 21-6 second frame gave the Raiders control.

Take Away:  Mechanicville nearly put five players in doubles and bottomed seven triples in posting yet another convincing “W”. 


Cambridge 58   Stillwater 22

Leading Scorers:  Cambridge – Schuylar Nolan 13   Sammi Crandall 12   Stasia Epler 10    Tristan Crandall 9      Warriors – Charisma Salecker 9

Key Stat:  Cambridge held the Warriors scoreless over the middle two periods.

Take Away:  Cambridge drilled eight three balls, nearly put four players in doubles, and gave up just 22 points defensively in notching their second win of the week.



Tamarac 75   Mechanicville 60

Leading Scorers:  Bengals – Joey Poulin 20   Zachary Rice 19   James Blake 19     Red Raiders – Tyler Eisman 20   Fen Egan 11   Joe Devito 10

Key Stat:  Tamarac held a 10-5 advantage in made threes.

Take Away:  The Bengals trailed 18-15 after the first quarter, but won each of the next three periods, including a 24-14 second frame, in securing their ninth win in ten outings, over a previously unbeaten Mechanicville squad.  


Stillwater 65   Cambridge 28

Leading Scorers:  Warriors – Jaxson Meuller 15   Thomas McDonough 15    Joe McDonough 13   CJ McNeil 13       Cambridge – Mason MacDougall 11

Key Stat:  Stillwater opened with a 26-3 first period.

Take Away:  The Warriors put four players in doubles, exploded with 26 first quarter points, and have won seven of their last eight runs.