Friday Night Buckets



Mechanicville 46  Hoosic Valley 33

Leading Scorers:  Red Raiders – Charli Goverski 18          Indians – Alex Rifenburg 10

Key Stat:  After an even first period the Raiders win each of the remaining three quarters in pulling away for the “W”, avenging a loss to the Valley just a week ago. Continue reading

Boys Basketball; Panthers, Witches Win Close


A full slate of boys action played out on Wednesday night with a pair of one-sided affairs and two games that were decided late.

Hoosick Falls 56  Mechanicville 52

Leading Scorers:  Panthers – Tristan Williams 20      Jon Kempf 13      Brennan Andrew 11 Red Raiders – Josh Germain 19

Key Stat:  The Panthers outscored Mechanicville 35-19 over the middle two periods and survived a fourth quarter comeback by the Raiders to earn the “W”. Continue reading

Basketball Roundup


Two Wasaren squads played non league affairs on Monday night with the Hoosic Valley boys posting a “W” while the Lady Saints of Saratoga Catholic fell.

Hoosic Valley 63  Galway 44

Leading Scorers:  Indians –  Derek Eddy 16     CJ Bassett 14      Matt Rowe 11      Isaac Carlo 11           Galway – Ryan Lovelass 12      Erik Malanowski 10

Key Stat:  Hoosic Valley started with a 17-3 first period and backed that with a 14-7 advantage in the second quarter to take control early.

Take Away:  A nice non league win for the Valley, putting four players in doubles which has to please Coach Lilac.  Next up for the Indians is a road game at Cambridge, Wednesday night.


Corinth 38  Saratoga Catholic 34

Leading Scorers:  Tomahawks – Miranda Dockum 10        Saints – Ryleigh O’Connell 9

Key Stat:  The Saints led 24 -18 at the break but Corinth rallied over the final two periods to earn the victory.

Take Away:  The Saints go to 0-5 on the season but will have an opportunity tonight for that elusive first win, when they host the Mountaineers of Berlin.

Friday Night Hoops


Friday night saw the Wasaren in full swing with a full schedule of boys and girls action where close contests were few and far between.


Hoosick Falls 67  Berlin 13

Leading Scorers:  Panthers – Logan Thayne 15       Lillian Hickey 13                 Mountaineers – Kaley Culberston 5

Key Stat:  Eleven Panthers score in the one-sided victory as the Falls moves to 3-0 with the win.


Mechanicville 75  Saratoga Catholic 21 Continue reading

Friday Night Hoops


A handful of Wasaren squads stepped on the floor Friday night as the new season got underway with non-league runs that saw the Mechanicville girls and the Saratoga Catholic boys post season opening “W’s”.


Mechanicville 64  Watervliet 53

Leading Scorers:  Red Raiders – Charli Goverski 29     Jada Brown 8        Cannoneers – Madison Soroka 15

Key Stat:  The Raiders built a 47-32 lead through three quarters and closed things out over the final eight minutes to notch the comfortable victory.

Take Away:  Goverski hands the Cannoneers 29 and Mechanicville hangs 64 on the board, a lot of points for the Raiders on a rare night when they didn’t connect one time from deep. Continue reading

Basketball Webcast Schedule


Here is our tentative Wasaren Sportsnet high school basketball webcast schedule for 2018-19.

11/27  Catholic Central @ Mechanicville  Boys   7:00 Varsity

12/4    Mechanicville @ Hoosic Valley       Girls

12/7    Tamarac @ Cambridge                  Girls

12/11  Cambridge @ Hoosic Valley            Girls

12/13   Hoosic Valley @ Cambridge            Boys

12/14   Mechanicville @ Hoosic Valley        Boys

12/19   Stillwater @ Mechanicville              Boys

1/4       Tamarac @ Mechanicville                Girls

1/9       Hoosick Falls @ Cambridge              Boys

1/11     Cambridge @ Mechanicville              Boys

1/15     Greenwich @ Cambridge                  Girls  or    Stillwater @ Hoosic Valley     Girls

1/18     Hoosic Valley @ Cambridge               Girls

1/25     Tamarac @ Hoosic Valley                   Boys

1/26     Cambridge @ Mechanicville               Girls

2/1       Stillwater @ Mechanicville                  Girls

2/5       Belin @ Hoosic Valley                         Girls  or   Stillwater @ Cambridge      Boys



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Wasaren League Girls Soccer All-Stars


Offensive Player of the Year

Brooke Pickett               Stillwater                Forward          Sophomore

Defensive Player of the Year

Ryleigh Hopeck              Mechanicville        Defense           Sophomore

First Team Continue reading

Soccer Sectional Roundup


The Section II soccer tournament continued play on Thursday for both the girls and boys with seven Wasaren teams in action.


Mechanicville 1  Albany Academy 0:  Jada Brown took a feed from Michalena DePasquale and found the back of the net for the matches only goal, as the Red Raiders advance to round two with the 1-0 “W”.

Savannah Bowie saved nine shots and combined with the Mechanicville defense for the shutout.  Next up for the Raiders is a home match on Saturday with Catskill. Continue reading

Soccer Sectional Results


Four Wasaren boys soccer teams took the field on Tuesday in Class C play-in games and at day’s end three squads seasons came to an end while the Mountaineers of Berlin stayed alive, posting a 1-0 decision over Middleburgh.

Catholic Central 7  Saratoga Catholic 1:  The Crusaders jumped out to a 3-0 lead at the half and cruised to the victory over Saratoga Catholic.

Lucas Kania scored a hat trick to lead Catholic Central, while the Saints Luke Apy scored the lone goal for Spa Catholic with a second half strike.


Meekel Christian Academy 3  Hoosick Falls 0:  Lens Lima with two goals and Dan McCarty with a single strike led Meekel past the Panthers of Hoosick Falls.


Fort Plain 1  Hoosic Valley 0:  No other info at this time

Berlin 1  Middleburgh 0:  No other info at this time

Boys Soccer


The regular season for boys soccer wrapped up on Wednesday and the Red Raiders of Mechanicville picked up win number 13 to finish undefeated in league play.  Mechanicville sits atop the Hudson division in the Wasaren and will face off for the league title with the Battenkill division winner, Waterford, on Saturday.

Mechanicville 9  Tamarac 2:  Jeff Luce and Chris Ciccarelli both scored hat tricks to lead the Raiders past Tamarac. Continue reading