Friday Night Hoops: Valley Nips Stillwater, Greenwich Wins 10th Straight

Hoosic Valley 58   Stillwater 57

Leading Scorers:  Valley – Logan Reilly 19      Isaiah Eckler 17          Warriors – Jaxson Mueller 21      Lukas Lilac 15        Carter Wincheins 13

Key Stat:  The Valley held a 7-1 advantage in made threes.

Take Away:  In a close game throughout Lukas Lilac hit a pair of free throws with 0:12 remaining to pull Stillwater to within one at 58-57.  Hoosic Valley then played keep away until 0:01 left when Tyler Eddy was fouled leaving the Warriors no time for a shot attempt after Eddy intentionally missed the second try.  With the win the Valley moves to 5-0, 8-0 on the season while Stillwater goes to 4-1, 7-2 after the loss.

 

Greenwich 73   Saratoga Catholic 70 OT

Leading Scorers:  Witches – Joe Skiff 26      Ryan Alling 21      Jacob Ziehm 14          Saints – Aiden Dunne 26      Justin Duscher 16       Ronan Rowe 14

Key Stat:  Greenwich held a 27-14 advantage in made two-point goals.  

Take Away:  The Saints forced overtime with a 22-11 fourth period before the Witches captured the road “W” in overtime, and move to 3-3, 7-4.

 

Tamarac 90   Berlin/New Lebanon 40

Leading Scorers:  Bengals – Joey Poulin 31       Adam Rice 12      Frankie DiPalma 11          Mountaineers – Jesse Francouer 18

Key Stat:  A 35-14 third quarter put this one away for the Bengals.

Take Away:  Tamarac won every period in rolling past BNL and moving to 4-0, 6-2 on the year.  

 

Hoosick Falls 54   Waterford 26

Leading Scorers:  Panthers – Jake Sparks 21  14 rebounds      Carson Glover 14            Fordians – Matt Soden 9

Key Stat:  Hoosick Falls held Waterford to single numbers in each of the first three periods.

Take Away:  An 18-2 second frame decided things early as the Panthers improve to 3-1, 6-3 on the season.

 

Girls

Tamarac 77   Berlin/New Lebanon 23

Leading Scorers:  Bengals – Abbie Yetto 16      Kayla Beaudoin 12       Morgan Hayden 10           Mountaineers – McKenzie Krause 12

Key Stat:  A 25-2 first quarter by Tamarac set up the one-sided decision.

Take Away:  The Bengals put three players in doubles with 11 players scoring in notching the road win over BNL.

 

Waterford 40   Hoosick Falls 37 OT

Leading Scorers:  Fordians – Rachel McOmber 17       Maddy Atwood 12          Panthers – Ava Case 15      Grace Houghton 11

Take Away:  In a tight contest that needed an extra session to decide the Fordians outscore the visitors from Hoosick Falls 5-2 in the overtime period to earn the hard fought “W”.  

 

Hoosic Valley 50   Stillwater 39

Leading Scorers:  Valley – Megan Rice 14      Kaylee Smith 13      Lainey Bochette 10          Warriors – Miranda Price 14       Riley O’Brien 12

Key Stat:  The Valley outscored the Warriors 34-21 after the break.

Take Away:  Hoosic Valley puts three players in doubles and uses a big second half to get past the visitors from Stillwater.  

 

Greenwich 78   Saratoga Catholic 16

Leading Scorers:  Witches – Norah Niesz 21      Adrianna Rojas 18      Brooke Kuzmich 18      Reegan Mullin 13           Saints – Grace Shaefer 5

Key Stat:  Greenwich held the Saints to single digits in each of the first three quarters and didn’t allow a point in the final frame. 

Take Away:  Another day at the office for the Witches putting 70 plus points on the board, four players in doubles and playing lock down “D” as Greenwich moves to 10-0 on the campaign with the road win over the Saints.  

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