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