Friday Night Hoops; Valley Captures Tournament Title

Hoosic Valley 65   Ichabod Crane 62

Leading Scorers:  Valley – Logan Reilly 21      Tyler Eddy 13      Chris Jones 12         Ichabod Crane – Alex Scmidt 20     Jack Mullins 14     Alex Race 11

Key Stat:  The Valley made more free throws than Crane attempted converting on 11 of 20, while Crane was 4 of 7 from the stripe.

Take Away:  Hoosic Valley trailed 31-25 at the break, took a one-point lead after three and closed things out over the final eight minutes to win the Championship of the Maple Hill Hoopfest on Friday night.  The Indians put three players in double figures, drilled six triples in the contest and placed two players on the all-tourney team with Isaiah Eckler and Logan Reilly, MVP of the tournament, being selected.  With the win the Valley moves to 6-0 on the year and will return to action on Tuesday night when they’ll pay a visit to the Fordians of Waterford.


Schuylerville 60   Greenwich 55

Leading Scorers:  Black Horses – Sherman 20      Luzadis 12      Brophy 10          Witches – Ryan Alling 22              Joe Skiff 10

Key Stat:  Schuylerville held a 6-2 advantage in made threes.

Take Away:  In a close game throughout Schuylerville took a 52-50 lead into the final frame and held on for the home victory over the Witches.  



Greenwich 71   Schuylerville 43

Leading Scorers:  Witches – Norah Niesz 24      Adrianna Rojas 19          Black Horses:  Lauren King 14     

Key Stat:  Greenwich opened with a 27-4 first period.

Take Away:  The Witches continue to roll, improving to 6-0 this season, and over that span this 28-point margin of victory is the closest game they’ve had.  


Hoosic Valley 36   Lansingburgh 12

Leading Scorers:  Valley – Lainey Bochette 11      Paige Gela 11

Key Stat:  Hoosic Valley shutout the Burgh in the first quarter.

Take Away:  Hoosic Valley finishes third in the Maple Hill Hoopfest and places Lainey Bochette on the all-tourney team.


Spa Catholic 45   North Warren 35

Leading Scorers:  Saints – Addison Whitbeck 26                    Cougars – Kiki LaGuerre 9




Hoosic Valley Rolls Past Hudson

Hoosic Valley 64   Hudson 38

Leading Scorers:  Valley – Isaiah Eckler 27  6 3’s       Chris Jones 15       Gabe Coffin 10              Blue Hawks – Jordan Cunning ham 13        Keith Robinson 10

Key Stat:  Hoosic Valley bottomed 10 triples in the run while Hudson connected just one time from beyond the arc.

Take Away:  The Indians dialed up the long ball with nearly half of their points coming from downtown, in an opening round win at the Maple Hill Holiday Hoopfest.  The Valley won every quarter and put three players in doubles in notching the comfortable “W”, moving to 5-0 on the season and advancing to tonight’s championship game, where they’ll face the winner of Maple Hill/Ichabod Crane in a 7:30 tip.



Tamarac 42   Hoosic Valley 16

Leading Scorers:  Bengals – Abbie Yetto 11       Kayla Beaudoin 9            Valley – Riley Kinnicutt 4       Kaylee Smith 4

Key Stat:  Tamarac jumped out to a 13-2 lead after the first.

Take Away:  The Bengals ride a strong defensive effort to the first-round win over the Valley in the Maple Hill Holiday Hoopfest, advancing to today’s championship game at 4:30 while Hoosic Valley will play in the consolation tilt at 3 p.m.

Holiday Hoops: Stillwater Runs Past Mohonasen

Stillwater 67   Mohonasen 55

Leading Scorers:  Warriors – Jaxon Mueller 27      Lukas Lilac 16      Tom MacDonough 10           Mohon – Jacob Paulino 14         Karieam Brown 10        Andrew Batcher 10

Key Stat:  Stillwater worked their way to the line 26 times, converting 12, while Mohonasen made four trips to the stripe connecting twice.

Take Away:  The Warriors put three players in doubles and controlled the contest, winning the first three periods and carrying a 14-point cushion into the final frame before closing things out with the “W” over Class A Mohonasen.


Greenwich 72   Hartford 48

Leading Scorers:  Witches – Joe Skiff 19      Ryan Alling 16      Ryan Ingber 15            Tanagers – Ray Harrington 13        Austin Wells 13

Key Stat:  Greenwich took charge with a 17-4 first period.

Take Away:  Greenwich won every quarter, bottomed five triples, and had three players reach double figures in the comfortable nonleague win over Hartford.


Glens Falls 50   Hoosick Falls 29

Leading Scorers:  Indians – Kellen Driscoll 16       Alex Cygan 14          Panthers – Jake Sparks 13      Mat Kempf 11

Key Stat:  Glens Falls held the Panthers to single numbers in every period.

Take Away:  Glens Falls built a 25-15 halftime lead and rode a strong defensive effort to the win in the Glens Falls Holiday Tournament.


Saratoga Catholic 61   Warrensburg 48 

Leading Scorers:  Saints – Justin Duscher 20      Aidan Dunne 12           Burghers – Steve Schloss 20        Brady Cheney 11      Evan LaPell 10

Take Away:  Spa Catholic, behind a big night from Duscher, wins the championship of the 47th annual Saratoga Catholic Christmas Tournament.  



Scotia 56   Hoosick Falls 45

Leading Scorers:  Scotia – Karaline McCarthy 27      Keeley Kristel 16           Panthers – Mackenna Roberson 23

Key Stat:  Scotia opened with an 18-5 first period.

Take Away:  Scotia nursed the cushion they built in the first eight minutes, to the victory in the Kirvin Cup Tournament at Mohonasen.  The Falls connected six times from beyond the arc and outscored Scotia over the final three quarters of play. 

Union-Endicott Top’s Tamarac

Union-Endicott 80   Tamarac 64

Leading Scorers:  Tigers – Lang 20      Morse 12      Lindsey 11      Hughes 10              Bengals – Joey Poulin 37, 10 rebounds

Key Stat:  The Tigers held a 7-2 advantage in made threes.

Take Away:  U-E built a 42-20 halftime lead and held off the Bengals over the final two frames which saw Tamarac outscore their Class A hosts from Section IV, 44-38.  Tamarac returns to action one week from tonight when they’ll travel to Bethlehem to face the Eagles of the Suburban Council in a nonleague run.    

Roundball Results

Broadalbin Perth 69 Hoosick Falls 30

Leading Scorers: Patriots – Molly Russom 23 Mianna Barbosa 13 Shea Hathaway 12 Mairead Marsden 10 Panthers – Ava Case 11

Key Stat: The Patriots held the Falls to single numbers in three of the four quarters.

Take Away: Broadalbin Perth put’s four players in doubles and shuts down the Falls attack in posting the comfortable victory over the Panthers.


Stillwater 53 Scotia 42

Leading Scorers: Warriors – Jaxon Mueller 23 Tom McDonough 12 Tartans: McLaughlin 15

Key Stat: The Warriors allowed Scotia just six, two-point field goals in the game.

Take Away: Stillwater slowly pulled away building a 37-21 advantage after three periods and closed things out for road win.

Hoosick Falls 59 South Glens Falls 56

Leading Scorers: Panthers – Jake Sparks 26 Bulldogs – Brady Smith 16 Landon Casey 13 Ryan Fitzsimmons 11 Ryan White 10

Key Stat: Hoosick Falls made more free throws than the Bulldogs attempted converting 17 of 29 from the line, while SGF connected on 7 of 12 from the stripe.

Take Away: The Panthers trailed 26-22 at the break but outscored the Bulldogs 27-20 over the final two frames to notch the victory in round one of the Glens Falls Holiday Tournament.

Saratoga Catholic 60 Cambridge 35

Leading Scorers: Saints – Hunter Failes 12 Ronan Rowe 10 Aiden Dunne 10 Cambridge – Isaac Toleman 9

Key Stat: The Saints outscored Cambridge in every quarter.

Take Away: Spa Catholic ran out to a 30-18 halftime lead and cruised to the win in the Saratoga Catholic Holiday Tourney.

Friday Night Hoops

Greenwich 66 Cambridge 32

Leading Scorers: Witches – Adrianna Rojas 19 Brooke Kuzmich 15 Norah Niesz 13 Grace Autielle 13 Cambridge – Alexis Austin 9

Key Stat: Greenwich outscored Cambridge 40-21 over the middle two periods.

Take Away: The Witches drilled nine triples and put four players in double figures and with the road win improve to 5-0 on the season.

Hoosic Valley 39 Saratoga Catholic 38

Leading Scorers: Valley – Jacquelyn Carlo 10 Saints – Addison Whitbeck 14

Key Stat: The Valley outscored the Saints 24-16 over the middletwo frames.

Take Away: Hoosic Valley hangs on for their first win of the season.

Ballston Spa 62 Stillwater 42

Leading Scorers: Scotties – Olivia Verdile 18 Peyton Missina 12 Warriors – Miranda Price 16 Charisma Salecker 10

Key Stat: Ballston jumped out to an 18-6 lead after one.

Take Away: The Scotties won every quarter in notching the non-league, road win over Stillwater.


Hoosic Valley 81 Saratoga Catholic 52

Leading Scorers: Valley – Chris Jones 23 Logan Reilly 16 Isaiah Eckler 14 Saints – Ronan Rowe 11 Justin Duscher 10

Key Stat: The Valley hung 52 points on the board in quarters two and three.

Take Away: Hoosic Valley rolls over the Saints behind their high-powered attack which has averaged 81 points per contest in the Indians 4-0 start to the season.

Raiders Top Berlin/New Lebanon

Mechanicville 71   Berlin/New Lebanon 16

Leading Scorers:  Red Raiders – Lila Christensen 16       Ava Bulmer 10       Ava Gaspie 10           Mountaineers – Lillian Gardell 4

Take Away:  The Raiders put three players in doubles and cruise to the road win over the Mountaineers.  Mechanicville improves to 5-1, 6-2 on the season with the victory.  

Girls Hoops: Bengals Nip Red Raiders, Fordians, Warriors Cruise

Tamarac 38   Mechanicville 35

Leading Scorers:  Bengals – Abbie Yetto 11  3 3’s         Red Raiders – Sophia Tamasi 8

Key Stat:  The only period Tamarac won was a 17-7 second frame.  

Take Away:  In a defensive battle, close throughout the Bengals led 22-16 at halftime and held on for the home victory, moving to 3-0, 3-1 on the season. 


Waterford 49   Berlin/New Lebanon 16

Leading Scorers:  Fordians – Maddy Atwood 16      Izzy Vecchio 12      Rachel McOmber 19        Mountaineers – McKenzie Krause 5

Key Stat:  Waterford held the Mountaineers to single numbers in every quarter.

Take Away:  The Fordians put three in doubles and shut down the Berlin/New Lebanon attack in moving to 4-3 on the year with the home “W”.   


Stillwater 55   Saratoga Catholic 18

Leading Scorers:  Warriors – Addison Thornton 19  5 3’s        Saints – Addison Whitbeck 8

Key Stat:  Stillwater held a 9-0 advantage in made threes.  

Take Away:  The Warriors cruised holding the Saints to 18 total points while scoring 21 points themselves in the first period.  With the road win Stillwater improves to 2-2, 2-3 on the season.  


Cambridge 53   Hoosic Valley 23

Leading Scorers:  Cambridge – Schuylar Nolan 22  3 3’s      Sam Crandall 15  3 3’s      Tristan Crandall 10         Indians – Hannah Coffin 5

Key Stat:  Cambridge put the game away with a 19-1 third quarter.

Take Away:  Cambridge combined a good defensive effort with three double, digit scorers to notch the victory in Schaghticoke.  With the win Cambridges improves to 2-1, 3-2 on the year.