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.