Friday Night Crossover Results


A crossover Friday in the Wasaren offered few surprises at the end of the night as games played out as we thought they would.  A nice win for the Valley boys over Tamarac highlighted the action and here’s a closer look at all the contests from a February Friday.


Greenwich 83  Berlin 22

Leading Scorers:  Witches – Molly Brophy 25       Emma Brophy 11       Tess Merrill 10       Faith Hewitt 10                  Mountaineers – Kaley Culbertson 4        McKenna Jansen 4      Lockett 4

Key Stat:  The Witches steamrolled Berlin with 33 points in the first period, put 10 players in the scoring column and cruised to the easy victory over the Mountaineers.   Continue reading

Crossover Weekend


It’s crossover weekend in the Wasaren where teams from the Hudson and Battenkill divisions play opponents with the same order of finish from the opposing division culminating with Championship Monday in Mechanicville where Cambridge and Tamarac will compete for the girls title, with Hoosick Falls and Waterford vying for the boys crown.

Here’s a quick look at the crossovers matchups. Continue reading

Falls, Valley, Warriors Notch Victories


The boys side of the Wasaren wrapped up it’s regular season on Thursday night with a trio of runs, highlighted by Hoosick Falls junior Jon Kempf scoring his 1000th career point.

Hoosick Falls 62  Greenwich 45

Leading Scorers:  Panthers – Jon Kempf 27       Dimitri Rose 14       Tristan Williams 12    Witches – John Walsh 12       Carson Mosher 10

Key Stat:  The Falls built a 37-19 lead at the half, on their way to the comfortable win, completing another undefeated season in league play and notching their 53rd straight Wasaren victory.  Kempf with 27 points led the Panther attack, and  became the fourth Hoosick Falls boys player to reach the 1000 point milestone.


Hoosic Valley 71  Berlin 30

Leading Scorers:  Valley – Zach Ryan 14       Brandon Jesmain 11        Isaac Carlo 10       Derek Eddy 10      Mountaineers – Malichi Ritter 10

Key Stat:  The Indians won every quarter and put 12 players in the scoring column, in posting the road win over the Mountaineers.


Stillwater 45  Cambridge 36

Leading Scorers:  Warriors – Brian McNeil 12       Grant Baker 11         Indians – Ben Epler 11        Brian Hall 10

Key Stat:  In a game tied 19-19 at the break Stillwater rode a 25-17 advantage over the final two periods to the “W” in Cambridge.



Greenwich 68  Salem 41

Leading Scorers:  Witches – Molly Brophy 23       Tess Merrill 14        Marquita Gutasy 10 Generals – Riche 14       Boyark 11       Spencer 10

Key Stat:  The Witches outscored Salem 48-17 over the middle two periods, cruising to the non-league victory.


Wasaren Buckets

basketball-615x400-300x195Last night the final regular season action played out for the girls, with cross-overs and the league championship game awaiting for Tamarac and Cambridge.

Tamarac 56  Mechanicville 49

Leading Scorers:  Bengals – Emily Erickson 21         Syrita Faraj 15     Red Raiders – Taylor Grayson 17        Charli Goverski 12         Amy DiSiena 11

Key Stat:  In a close game throughout the Bengals used a 15-8 advantage in the third to gain some breathing room and held off the Raiders, to clinch first place in the Hudson Division.


Cambridge 49  Stillwater

Leading Scorers:  Indians – Sophie Phillips 16       Lily Phillips 10           Warriors – Marley Mueller 14

Key Stat:  Cambridge won each of the first three periods in pulling away from the Warriors and now set their sights on the league championship game with Tamarac, next Monday in Mechanicville.


Hoosic Valley 55  Berlin 10

Leading Scorers:  Indians – Alex Rifenburg 9        Kaley Culberston 8

Key Stat:  The Valley defense holds the Mountaineers to single digits in each of the first three quarters, and kept Berlin off the board entirely in the fourth.


Hoosick Falls 67  Greenwich 60

Leading Scorers:  Panthers – Logan Thayne 25        Grace Wysocki 14       Lillian Hickey 10  Witches – Molly Brophy 27        Tess Merrill 20

Key Stat:  The Panthers built a 37-20 lead over the first two periods and held off the Witches to post the road “W”.

Blazing Five; Boys Basketball


A look at the Wasaren standings and the top five teams and individuals in selected categories.



Hoosick Falls        11-0, 15-1

Tamarac                8-4, 12-6

Mechanicville        8-4, 10-6

Stillwater              7-5, 8-9

Greenwich            6-6, 11-7



Waterford             6-6, 10-6

Hoosic Valley        6-6, 8-10

Cambridge            4-7, 6-11

Spa Catholic          3-9, 6-12

Berlin                    0-10, 1-12


Team Scoring

Tamarac             67.7

Waterford           63.6

Greenwich          62.5

Hoosick Falls       62.3

Mechanicville      60.9


Individual Scoring

Jon Kempf               Hoosick Falls          19.4

Tristan Williams       Hoosick Falls         18.1

Bobby Valigorski      Waterford              17.9

John Walsh              Greenwich              17.1

Michael Talavera      Waterford               14.5


Points Allowed

Hoosick Falls           45.2

Hoosic Valley           46.9

Stillwater                 50.1

Greenwich                52.5

Waterford                 53.1


Made Threes – Individual

Jordan Catone           Spa Catholic          44

Josh Germaine          Mechanicville         38

John Walsh                Greenwich             38

CJ Bassett                  Hoosic Valley         32

Devin Garland            Mechanicville         27


Made Threes – Team

Greenwich          124

Spa Catholic        113

Mechanicville        90

Hoosic Valley        88

Waterford             88

Blazing Five; Girls Basketball


A look at the top five teams and individuals in selected categories.



Cambridge                9-1, 15-1

Hoosic Valley            8-2, 13-4

Spa Catholic             2-9,  3-16

Berlin                       0-10, 0-15



Tamarac                  8-2, 13-3

Mechanicville           8-2, 11-4

Greenwich               4-6, 11-6

Hoosick Falls           4-6,  8-8

Stillwater                2-8,  2-13


Individual Scoring

Logan Thayne              Hoosick Falls             23.7

Molly Brophy               Greenwich                 23.2

Emily Erickson             Tamarac                    20.4

Sophie Phillips              Cambridge                16.3

Lily Phillips                   Cambridge                15.0


Team Scoring

Greenwich               61.2

Cambridge               61.0

Mechanicville           54.9

Tamarac                  54.1

Hoosick Falls            48.7


Points Allowed

Cambridge                 35.5

Hoosic Valley             37.7

Tamarac                    43.9

Greenwich                 44.8

Spa Catholic              44.8


Made Threes – Individual

Sophie Phillips               Cambridge             34

Emily Erickson               Tamarac                29

Taylor Grayson              Mechanicville          27

Lily Phillips                     Cambridge             25

Charli Goverski              Mechanicville          23


Made Threes – Team

Cambridge        98

Mechanicville    71

Hoosick Falls     69

Hoosic Valley     64

Tamarac            49



Friday Night Buckets



Tamarac 45  Hoosick Falls 30

Leading Scorers:  Bengals – Sarita Faraj 24          Emily Erickson 14        Panthers Logan Thayne 18

Key Stat:  The Bengal defense held the Falls to single numbers in each of the first three periods as they notch the win over the Panthers.


Greenwich 73  Saratoga Catholic 28

Leading Scorers:  Witches – Molly Brophy 22       Isabella Cary 12       Faith Hewitt 12      Maddy Brophy 11          Saints – Lauren Maher 9

Key Stat:  The Witches put 53 points on the board in the first half and cruised from there to the one-sided decision. Continue reading

Girls Basketball; Blazing Five


A look at the top five individuals and teams from the Wasaren in selected categories.



Cambridge          7-1, 9-1

Hoosic Valley      8-2, 10-4

Spa Catholic        2-6, 3-12

Berlin                  0-7, 0-9



Tamarac            6-1, 8-2

Mechanicville      6-3, 9-5

Hoosick Falls      4-4, 8-6

Greenwich          2-6, 7-6

Stillwater            1-7, 1-10


Individual Scoring

Logan Thayne         Hoosick Falls           24.1

Molly Brophy          Greenwich               23.6

Emily Erickson        Tamarac                  19.2

Sophie Phillips         Cambridge              16.9

Charli Goverski        Mechanicville          15.0


Team Scoring

Cambridge             61.3

Greenwich             59.8

Tamarac                56.7

Mechanicville         55.8

Hoosick Falls         50.0


Points Allowed

Cambridge               37.6

Hoosic Valley            38.4

Tamarac                   44.2

Spa Catholic             44.9

Greenwich               45.5


Made Threes – Individual

Sophie Phillips             Cambridge             23

Lillian Hickey               Hoosick Falls          20

Grace Wysocki              Hoosick Falls         20

Taylor Grayson             Mechanicville        19

Emaleigh Peckham       Hoosic Valley         18

Charli Goverski             Mechanicville        18


Made Threes – Team

Cambridge          64

Hoosick Falls       58

Hoosic Valley      55

Mechanicville      54

Spa Catholic        33

Tamarac              33

Friday Night Buckets

basketball-615x400-300x195There was a full slate of action in the Wasaren Friday night as the league schedule enters it’s stretch run.


Cambridge 61  Hoosic Valley 45

Leading Scorers:  Cambridge – Sophie Phillips 22        Lily Phillips 20             Valley – Alex Rifenburg 14        Renee Serafin 11

Key Stat:  Cambridge took control early running out to a 21-9 lead at the quarter, and extended their advantage to 40-16 at the break.  The Cambridge defense turned Hoosic Valley over time and again, which resulted in numerous transition buckets for the Indians. Continue reading

Boys Basketball


On a January Wednesday in the Wasaren, four boys basketball games played out and at night’s end a close decision was no where to be found.

Tamarac 91  Berlin 32

Leading Scorers:  Bengals – Anthony Ciampolillo 23        Bo Catherwood 19          Dan Honsinger 10              Mountaineers – Kasey Billert 10

Key Stat:  The Bengals scored 20 or more in every quarter, and put 10 players in the scoring column in the one-sided affair.

League Records:  Tamarac 6-2      Berlin 0-6 Continue reading