Tamarac 87 Bishop Gibbons 65
Leading Scorers: Bengals – Joey Poulin 35 James Blake II 23 Gibbons – Jaquare Jones 17 Zackari Archie 16 Esiasyn Starr 12
Key Stat: Tamarac won each of the first three periods.
Take Away: The Bengals started with a 24-16 first quarter and slowly pulled away for the nonleague win over Gibbons on a night where Joey Poulin reached the 1000 career point milestone, becoming Tamarac’s all-time leading scorer. Poulin, a starter since his freshman year, reaches the scoring mark in his 70th varsity game. The senior guard added nine rebounds and seven assists in the game as well.
Hoosic Valley 63 Hoosick Falls 57
Leading Scorers: Valley – Isaiah Eckler 21 5 3’s Chris Jones 12 Logan Reilly 11 Tyler Eddy 10 Panthers – Jake Sparks 18 Andrew Sparks 13 Aiden Fleming 11 3 3’s
Key Stat: An 18-12 first period for the Valley was the widest margin of any quarter for either squad.
Take Away: In a close game throughout, the Indians held a slim 29-27 lead at halftime and hung on for the narrow, home “W”. The Valley put four players in doubles in moving to 13-1, 8-1 on the season, while the Falls, who saw three players post doubles, goes to 9-6, 6-3 with the loss.
Mechanicville 55 Voorheesville 48
Leading Scorers: Red Raiders – Fen Egan 22 Cruz Goverski 11 Carson Carrow 18 Brady Eitleman 14 4 3’s Seth Wilson 10
Key Stat: The Raiders held a big advantage from the free throw line converting on 15 of 23 while the Blackbirds managed just 4 of 9 from the stripe.
Take Away: In a game tied at 38-38 after three quarters of play, the visiting Raiders used a 17-10 final frame to claim the well-earned road “W”.
Stillwater 88 Waterford 48
Leading Scorers: Warriors – Jaxon Mueller 27 James Cocozzo 15 Lukas Lilac 14 Mattias Lemerande 11 Fordians – Derrick Pontore 17 Matt Soden 10
Key Stat: Stillwater ran out to a 31-6 lead in the first eight minutes.
Take Away: The Warriors put four players in doubles and cruised to the home victory as the #8 Class C team in the state improved to 13-2 overall on the season.