Saturday’s Sectional Results

Hoosic Valley 63   Canajoharie 47

Leading Scorers:  Valley – Isaiah Eckler 16     Tyler Eddy 13     Logan Reilly 13     Chris Jones 13      Canjo – L.A. Fairley 17

Key Stat:  The Valley converted on 19 of 29 free throw attempts, while Canajoharie was just 4 of 6 from the stripe.

Take Away:  The Indians opened with a 17-7 first frame, and after the two teams played evenly through the middle two quarters, the Valley close things out over the final eight minutes to notch the Class CC quarterfinal win in the Section II tournament.  Four of the five Hoosic Valley players that scored in the game reached double figures with Lane Carner adding eight points.  Hoosic Valley advances to play Stillwater in the CC semi’s on Tuesday at the Cool Insuring Arena in a 5 p.m. run. 


Hoosick Falls 54   Chatham 44

Leading Scorers:  Falls – Jake Sparks 23     Connor Jones 17         Panthers – Tate Van Alstyne 12      Kyle Jackson 10

Key Stat:  Hoosick Falls held Chatham to 16 first-half points.

Take Away:  The Falls locked down Chatham over the first sixteen minutes and built a 27-16 lead at the break.  They closed things out with clutch free throw shooting, going 11 of 13 from the line in the final frame.  With the win seventh seeded Panthers advance to face #6 Greenwich on Monday in a CC semifinal at 8:00 at the Cool Insuring Arena. 


Greenwich 72   Lake George 51

Leading Scorers:  Witches – Jesse Kuzmich 19     Joe Skiff 12     Deontae Bennett 12        Warriors – Ryan Becker 18     Julius Moffit 12

Key Stat:  An 18-8 third quarter gave the Witches an 18-point advantage at 51 -33.

Take Away:  Greenwich led 19-10 after the first and never looked back, posting the comfortable quarterfinal win in Class CC.  The Witches put three players in doubles with nine Greenwich players scoring points.  Greenwich moves on to a semifinal matchup with Hoosick Falls on Monday at 8 p.m. at the Cool Insuring Arena. 


Tamarac 79   Glens Falls 38

Leading Scorers:  Bengals – Xachary Rice 25     Mike D’Agostino 17     Joey Poulin 15     James Blake 11    Glens Falls – Cooper Nadler 9

Key Stat:  Leading 33-16 at the break, Tamarac put the game away with a 32-16 third period.

Take Away:  The Bengals put four players in doubles, held the Falls to 38 points, and cruised to the Class B quarterfinal win.  Next up for #1 Tamarac is a semifinal run with Catholic Central on Wednesday at the Cool Insuring Arena.


Stillwater 64   Spa Catholic 42   No other stats at this time

Take Away:  Stillwater held a narrow 27-24 advantage at the break but doubled up Spa Catholic 37-18 in the second half to notch the CC quarterfinal victory and advance to a semifinal run with Hoosic Valley on Tuesday at the Cool Insuring Arena.


Fort Plain 68   Waterford 34

Leading Scorers:  FP – Levi Thomas 31     Austin VanGorder 10     Fordians – Derrick Pontore 17     Howard Phelan 11

Key Stat:  Fort Plain won every quarter.

Take Away:  Fort Plain held Waterford to eight, first-half points, building a 31-8 advantage and cruised to the quarterfinal win in Class C 

Wednesday Night Sectionals

Tamarac 89   Schalmont 57

Leading Scorers:  Bengals – Zach Rice 21     Joey Poulin 17     James Blake 16     Patrick Mainello 14   Aiden McDonough 10         Sabres – Andrew VanDyke 17      Isaiah Smith 15     Max Pratt 10

Key Stat:  Tamarac took control with a 32-point first frame.

Take Away:  The Bengals leading 50-40 the half. pulled away after the break, posting the comfortable second round win in Class B.  Tamarac impressively puts five players in doubles in the victory and moves on to face Glens Falls, Friday night at HVCC in an 8:00 start.


Greenwich 78   Chatham 20

Leading Scorers:  Witches – Adrianna Rojas 27     Norah Niesz 18     Grace Autiello 11          Chatham – Ally Engle 6

Key Stat:  The Witches held Chatham to single numbers in each if the final three quarters.

Take Away:  Trailing 10-9 after the first eight minutes, Greenwich outscored Chatham 69-10 the rest of the way, cruising to the Class C quarterfinal win.  The Witches advance to play Berne-Knox, Tuesday night in a 6:00 semifinal at Colonie.


Mechanicville 46   Broadalbin Perth 27

Leading Scorers:  Red Raiders – Chloe Goverski 24     Lila Christensen 11      BP – Molly Russom 6     Jill Sassanella 6

Key Stat:  Mechanicville held Perth to single numbers in every period.

Take Away:  The Raiders ride a big defensive effort and 24 points from Goverski to the Class B quarterfinal win.  Next up for Mechanicville is a Tuesday night matchup with Fonda at Averill Park at 6 p.m.


Duanesburg 62   Cambridge 29

Leading Scorers:  Duanesburg – Alison O’Hanlon 27 (6 3’s)    Cassidy Miakisz 13      Cambridge – Stasia Epler 18

Key Stat:  Duanesburg ran out to a 32-9 halftime lead.

Take Away:  Duanesburg won every quarter in notching the Class C quarterfinal.


Schalmont 66    Tamarac 35

Leading Scorers:  Schalmont – Karissa Antoine 20     Haley Burchhardt 18     Payton Graber 17 (4 3’s)     Bengals – Myanna Faraj 9     Sidney Phillips 9

Key Stat:  Schalmont held a 9-2 advantage in made threes.

Take Away:  Schalmont outscored Tamarac in every quarter in posting the Class B quarterfinal victory.


Tuesday Night Sectional Play

Hoosick Falls 64   Mayfield 36

Leading Scorers:  Panthers – Jake Sparks 18     Connor Jones 12     Andrew Sparks 11        Mayfield – Jack Peroff 8

Key Stat:  A 20-7 third period for the Falls put Mayfield away.

Take Away:  The Panthers won every quarter, led 28-17 at halftime, and used a big, third frame to earn the “W” in the opening round in Class CC.  Next up for Hoosick Falls is a 3:30 Saturday run, at Saratoga High School where they’ll face #2 Chatham.


Greenwich 76    Rensselaer 51

Leading Scorers:  Witches – Jesse Kuzmich 27     Joe Skiff 14     Deontae Bennett 12     Jacob Ziehm 11     Rams – Baker 10     Vogel 10

Key Stat:  The Witches outscored Rensselaer 39-23 over the middle two periods.

Take Away:  Greenwich put four players in doubles and won every period in pulling away for the victory in Class CC.  Next up for Greenwich is a matchup with #3 Lake George on Saturday at Saratoga High in a 1:30 tip.


Saratoga Catholic 50   Granville 35

Leading Scorers:  Saints – Robbie Bolen 24     Mark Hmura 15         Golden Horde – Caleb Nelson 13

Key Stat:  The Saints held a 9-1 advantage in made threes.

Take Away:  Spa Catholic rode the long ball and a big defensive effort in notching the first-round win in CC action.  The Saints move on to a quarterfinal game with #1 Stillwater at Saratoga in a 5 p.m. start.   


Waterford 60   Schoharie 50

Leading Scorers:  Fordians – Howard Phelan 23     Gavin Bodah 19       Schoharie – J. Gell 15     D. Bernhardt 11

Key Stat:  Waterford converted on 16 of 28 from the free throw line, while Schoharie was just 7 of 14 from the stripe.

Take Away:  The Fordians won each of the first three periods, building a 49-37 lead, and closed things out over the final eight minutes in the opening round of Class C.  Next up for Waterford in a matchup with #2 Fort Plain on Saturday.


Whitehall 63   Cambridge 53

Leading Scorers:  Railroaders – Cash Burgee 24     Latrell Evans 17     Brandon Bakerian 12      Cambridge – Jackson Thomas 13     Logan Richetter 12      Dillion Hughes 11

Key Stat:  Whitehall used a 19-10 second quarter to gain some breathing room.

Take Away:  The Railroaders led 32-23 at the break and hung on for the win in Class C play.  Whitehall advances to a second round run with #3 Berne Knox on Saturday in Shenendehowa at 1:30.


Greenville 66   Mechanicville 62

Leading Scorers:  Greenville – Troy Smith 17     Nick West 16     Jack Matta 15     Cody Thompson 12     Red Raiders – Colin Richardson 22     Tyler Eiseman 13     Jo Devito 12

Key Stat:  Greenville led 25-15 after the first eight minutes.

Take Away:  Greenville’s first period advantage was trimmed to 49-46 entering the fourth quarter where Greenville was able to close out the victory over the Raiders in the opening round of Class B.  


Saratoga Catholic 60   Argyle 41

Leading Scorers:  Saints – Ashley Upson 20     Katie Cronin 12      Scots – Lillianna Kingsley 15     Kylee Humiston 14

Key Stat:  The Saints ran out to a 32-12 halftime lead.

Take Away: Spa Catholic used a big first half and cruised to the quarterfinal win in Class D, advancing to the semi’s where they’ll face #2 North Warren in a 6 p.m. run at Ballston Spa on Monday.  


Girls Sectional Results

Cambridge 53   Mayfield 42

Leading Scorers:  Cambridge – Stasia Epler 29 (5 3’s)     Chelle Daniels 13      Mayfield – Chloey Dopp 18

Key Stat:  Cambridge built a 28-18 halftime lead.

Take Away: Cambridge uses a big first half and a dominant night from Epler in securing the opening round win in Class C.  Cambridge advances to the second round and will face #1 Duanesburg on Wednesday.


South Glens Falls 58   Emma Willard 51

Leading Scorers:  SGF – Sydney Hart 34 (7 3’s)    Kaitlin McDonough 15        Jesters – Emma Shields 22     Audrey Shields 19

Key Stat:  A 19-9 second period gave South High a 29-20 advantage at the break.

Take Away:  In a close game throughout Emma Willard trailed by 29-20 at the half and trimmed the deficit to five points at 41-36 heading into the final frame, before South High closed out the win in Class A action.


Maple Hill 54   Hoosick Falls 47

Leading Scorers:  Wildcats – Isabella Seeberger 12      Panthers – Olivia Estes 24     Amber MacNeil 13

Key Stat:  Maple Hill held a 9-3 advantage in made threes.

Take Away: The Wildcats led 29-19 at the break and rode that cushion to the first round “W” in Class C play.


Tamarac 61   Johnstown 50

Leading Scorers:  Bengals – Myanna Faraj 23     Sidney Phillips 18      Sir Bills – Abby Crest 13

Key Stat:  The Bengals won each of the first three periods.

Take Away:  Tamarac leading 32-20 at the break put the game away with a 19-11 third period, and with the win will move on to play top seeded Schalmont on Wednesday in Class B second round action. 


Mechanicville 87   Greenville 51    No other info at this time


Corinth 43   Hoosic Valley 27    No other info at this time


Sectional Basketball Pairings

Here are the first-round pairings for Wasaren schools in the upcoming Section II basketball tournament.

Class A Girls     First Round Friday

#9 Emma Willard @ #8 South Glens Falls    6:00


Class B Boys    First Round Tuesday and Wednesday

Schalmont / Bishop Gibbons winner @ #1 Tamarac   2/23    5:30

Ravena / Greenville winner @ #3 Mechanicville   2/22   7:00

Top Eight Seeds: 1 Tamarac    2 Cohoes    3 Mechanicville    4 Catholic Central    5 Fonda   

6 Ichabod Crane    7 Schuylerville    8 Glens Falls 


Class B Girls   First Round Saturday

Greenville / Watervliet winner @ #2 Mechanicville   6:00

#9 Johnstown @ #8 Tamarac   6:00

Top Eight Seeds:  1 Schalmont     2 Mechanicville     3 Catskill     4 Ichabod Crane     5 Albany Academy

6 Fonda     7 Broadalbin Perth     8 Tamarac 


Class CC Boys   First Round Tuesday

#1 Stillwater – Bye   #4 Hoosic Valley – Bye     #11 Rensselaer @ #6 Greenwich     #10 Mayfield @ #7 Hoosick Falls     #9 Spa Catholic @ #8 Granville

Top Eight Seeds:  1 Stillwater     2 Chatham      3 Lake George     4 Hoosic Valley     5 Canajoharie

6 Greenwich     7 Hoosick Falls     8 Granville


Class C Boys   First Round Tuesday

#11 Cambridge @ #6 Whitehall   7:00       #10 Schoharie @ #7 Waterford    7:00

Top Eight Seeds:  1 Maple Hill     2 Fort Plain     3 Berne Knox     4 Duanesburg     5 Warrensburg   

6 Whitehall     7 Waterford     8 Hadley Luzerne


Class C Girls   Play-in Thursday:  #18 Waterford @ #15 Galway   6:00

First Round Saturday

Waterford / Galway winner @ #2 Greenwich   6 :00     #13 Hoosic Valley @ #4 Corinth   6:00

#12 Hoosick Falls @ #5 Maple Hill   6:00      #9 Mayfield @ #8 Cambridge   6:00

Top Eight Seeds:  1 Duanesburg     2 Greenwich     3 Berne Knox     4 Corinth     5 Maple Hill

6 Whitehall    7 Chatham     8 Cambridge 


Tuesday Night Buckets

Tamarac 70    Mekeel Christian Academy 58

Leading Scorers:  Bengals – Joey Poulin 24     Mike D’Agostino 18     Zach Rice 13     Mekeel – Joey Roddy 16     Eric Skeeter 16     Zahki Fallen 13

Key Stat:  Trailing 49-45 entering the final frame, Tamarac used a 25-9 fourth to post the come-from-behind “W”

Take Away:  Tamarac puts three players in doubles and wraps their regular season with another win over a Class A opponent, improving to 19-1 on the season.


Waterford 72   Hawthorne Valley 37

Leading Scorers:  Fordians – Gavin Bodah 26     Howard Phelan 19     Hawthorne Valley – H.Towe 22

Key Stat:  Waterford took control with a 31-6 third quarter.

Take Away:  After an even first period, the Fordians poured in 51 points over the next two frames, in posting the non-league victory at home.  


Cambridge 54   Stillwater 15

Leading Scorers:  Cambridge – Stasia Epler 13     Schuylar Nolan 11     Sammi Crandall 10       Warriors – Ana Parella 6

Key Stat:  Cambridge held the Warriors to single numbers in each period.

Take Away:  Cambridge ran out to a 32-7 halftime lead in rolling to the home “W” over Stillwater, finishing their regular season at 9-5, 11-9.


 Saratoga Catholic 58   Canajoharie 43

Leading Scorers:  Saints – Ashley Upson 24     Allison Motier 10     Danielle Gill 10       Canjo – Kaijah Fowler 14

Key Stat:  The Saints outscored Canajoharie 30-16 after the break.

Take Away:  The Saints put three players in doubles and used a big second half to post the comfortable home victory.



Hoosick Falls Tops Stillwater

Hoosick Falls 63 Stillwater 27

Leading Scorers: Panthers – Olivia Estes 23 Marly McLellan 10 Warriors – Charisma Salecker 8

Key Stat: Hoosick Falls held the Warriors to single numbers in each quarter.

Take Away: The Falls built a 44-13 lead by the half and cruised to the home “W”, finishing their regular season with a 12-8 mark.

Tamarac, Greenwich Wear Wasaren Crowns

Tamarac 71   Stillwater 41

Leading Scorers:  Bengals – Mike D’Agostino 21 ( 4 3’s )      Joey Poulin 17     Zachary Rice 16      Warriors – Lukas Lilac 16     Jaxson Mueller 11

Key Stat:  Tamarac won every quarter in the contest.

Take Away:  The Bengals led 28-18 at the break and slowly pulled away to notch the victory in the Wasaren title game.  Tamarac put three players in doubles, led by D’Agostino who came off the bench to score 21.  It is Tamarac’s first Wasaren title since 1976.


Greenwich 48   Mechanicville 35

Leading Scorers:  Witches – Brooke Kuzmich 13     Kate Abate 11      Red Raiders – Hailey Phelps 11     Lila Christensen 10 

Key Stat:  Greenwich held the Raiders to single numbers in three of the four periods.

Take Away:  The Witches led 28-18 at the half and closed with a 13-8 final frame to close out their 20th straight victory and earn the Wasaren title.  Greenwich held a 5-2 advantage in made threes and rode an outstanding defensive effort to the “W”. 


Cambridge 53   Berlin/New Lebanon 3

Leading Scorers:  Cambridge – Schuylar Nolan 14       Mountaineers – Rebecca Madsen 3 

Crossover Game Results


Hoosick Falls 51   Hoosic Valley 32

Leading Scorers:  Panthers – Olivia Estes 13     Marley McClennan 13       Valley – Amanda Salisbury 9

Key Stat:  The Falls outscored the Valley 32-18 over the middle two periods.

Take Away:  Hoosick Falls won every quarter, slowing pulling away to the road win in Schaghticoke.


Tamarac 78   Spa Catholic 45

Leading Scorers:  Bengals – Sidney Phillips 15     Myanna Faraj 13     Emily Film 13     Kayla Beaudoin 13    Abbie Yetto 14   

Key Stat:  Five Bengals reached double figures.

Take Away:  Tamarac scored started with quarters of 21, 24 and 22 points, and rolled to the cross-over “W” in Saratoga. 


Emma Willard 64   Cambridge 51

Leading Scorers:  Jesters – Emma Shields 23     Audrey Shields 21 (5 3’s)        Cambridge – Stasia Epler 18      Sammi Crandall 14

Key Stat: Leading 18-17 after the first, Emma Willard used a 23-15 second period to gain some cushion.

Take Away:  The Shields sisters combine for 44 points, leading the Jesters to the well-earned win in Cambridge.  


Waterford 33   Stillwater 29

Leading Scorers:  Fordians – Natalie Rich 13       Warriors – Peyton Morris 12

Key Stat:  Waterford outscored the Warriors 22-14 after the break.

Take Away:  The Fordians, trailing 15-11 at halftime, won the final two frames to post the road “W”.



Greenwich 67   Hoosick Falls 53

Leading Scorers:  Witches – Jesse Kuzmich 26     Jacob Ziehm 20     Joe Skiff 13       Panthers – Jake Sparks 20     Connor Jones 11

Key Stat:  Greenwich held a 9-3 advantage in made threes.

Take Away:  Greenwich built a 34-22 lead by halftime and secured the win after an evenly played second half.  


Mechanicville 84   Hoosic Valley 72

Leading Scorers:  Red Raiders – Tyler Eiseman 28     Colin Richardson 26 (5 3’s)     Joe Devito 19     Valley – Loga Reilly 25     Isaiah Eckler 19 (5 3’s)     Tyler Eddy 20

Take Away: It was a three act play in Mechanicville with the Raiders holding a 39-26 advantage at the half,  the Valley coming all the way back after the break to take a 70-68 lead with :02 remaining when Richardson scored, sending the game into overtime where Mechanicville pulled away to the victory.  


Cambridge 53   Berlin/New Lebanon 29

Leading Scorers:  Cambridge – Logan Richter 21     Isaac Toleman 17      Mountaineers – Chris Shorter 9    Jesse Francouer 9

Key Stat:  Cambridge jumped out to a 17-7 lead after the first frame.

Take Away:  Cambridge won every period in securing the road win over the Mountaineers.


Spa Catholic 56   Waterford 47

Leading Scorers: Saints – Robbie Bolen 19     Mark Hmura 15 (5 3’s)    Cam Khoury 10        Fordians – Derrick Pontore 18     Gavin Bodah 15

Key Stat:  The Saints held an 11-5 advantage in made triples.

Take Away:  In a game tied 24-24 at the break, the Saints used a 21-14 third period to gain breathing room, and held on for the road win in Waterford.  

Wasaren Hoops; Panthers Win Twice

Hoosick Falls 56   Berlin New Lebanon 23

Leading Scorers:  Panthers – Amber MacNeil 10     Mountaineers – McKenzie Krause 11

Key Stat:  The Falls held their hosts to single scoring numbers in each quarter.

Take Away:  The Panthers won every period, slowly pulling away to the road “W”.


Emma Willard 69   Waterford 21

Leading Scorers:  Jesters – Emma Shields 26      Audrey Shields 13     Aishan Raji 11     Manyi Li 10      Fordians – Sophia Belonga 9

Key Stat:  The Jesters outscored Waterford 44-8 over the middle two frames.

Take Away:  Emma Willard puts four players in doubles and allowed just 10 points over the final three periods, cruising to the one-sided, home victory.  


Mechanicville 52   Emma Willard 43     ( Wednesday )

Leading Scorers:  Red Raiders – Jill Germain 20     Chloe Goverski 17        Jesters – Emma Shields 18

Key Stat:  Mechanicville closed with a 19-8 fourth period.

Take Away:  Trailing 35-33, entering the final eight minutes, Mechanicville responded with their best quarter of the contest to earn the home “W”.


Hoosick Falls 70   Berlin/New Lebanon 24

Leading Scorers:  Panthers – Connor Jones 23     Jake Sparks 12       Tucker Thayne 12       Mountaineers – Chris Shorter 8

Key Stat:  Hoosick Falls opened with a 22-4 first period.

Take Away:  The Falls cruised on Senior Night, with nine players scoring points in the win, the 400th of coach Mike Lilac Jr.’s distinguished career.