Congratulations to Cambridge basketball player Sophie Phillips for being named Wasaren Sportsnet Player of the Week, our first selection of the winter season.
In three games last week Phillips scored eight points in a 55-22 win over Hoosick Falls, poured in 25 points in a 61-53 victory over Cooperstown, and dropped 10 points in the championship game of the Delaware Academy Tip-Off Tournament as Cambridge earned the title with a 40-28 decision over the host squad.
Phillips along with Helen Mooney was named to the All Tournament Team.
Congratulations to Sophie, our newest Wasaren Sportsnet Player of the Week.
The Cambridge girls took to the road over the weekend to play in the Delaware Academy Tip-Off Tournament and they made their return trip home with the championship hardware.
In game one they bested Cooperstown 61-53, outscoring Cooperstown 29-21over the second half in a game that was deadlocked at the break.
Sophie Phillips scored a game-high 25 points to lead the Indians while Grace Snyder added 10 points and Lilly Phillips nine for Cambridge. Continue reading
Cambridge 55 Mechanicville 51
Leading Scorers: Indians – Brenden Holcomb 22 Tristan Williams 11 Red Raiders – Joe Germaine 12 Phelan 11
Key Stat: Mechanicville knocked back 10 triples to Cambridge’s three, but the Indians converted 14 of 26 from the foul line while the Raiders were 3 of 8.
Summary: Mechanicville out scored the Indians in three of the four quarters but a 17-5 second period gave Cambridge enough cushion to come away with the win. Continue reading
Cambridge 52 Salem 32: Cambridge ran out to a 30-9 halftime lead and coasted to the non-league victory over the Generals.
Brenden Holcomb led the way for the Indians with 18 points including a pair of triples in the season-opener for Cambridge. Continue reading
The all-state girls soccer team as named by the New York State Sportswriters and Coaches Organization for Girls Sports was released on Sunday with eight players from the Wasaren earning recognition.
In Class C Stillwater’s Brooke Pickett and Keelyn Peacock were selected to the first team while teammate Faith Sheehan earned third team status. Continue reading
Several Wasaren athletes and a pair of coaches were recognized over the weekend with the announcement of the Section II girls soccer all-star team.
In Class C Stillwater’s Brooke Pickett was named Player of the Year and Warrior coach Christine Ihnatolya was named Coach of the Year. Continue reading
Here is the tentative schedule of basketball webcasts that Wasaren Sportsnet will broadcast this year. Many thanks to Mechanicville and Hoosic Valley for allowing me to broadcast from their venues.
I’m looking for advertising help to make this happen.
In the fall for our football webcasts we’ve been so fortunate to have New Country Toyota of Clifton Park, The Connor’s Agency, Wiley Brothers, Bonnier’s, Legends Barbershop, Great American Opportunities. The Community Nursery School, DeVito Salvadore Funeral Home, and Val’s advertise with us for years. We’re now looking for a winter line-up of businesses for the basketball season. Continue reading
As hard as it is to win a high school state championship it’s nearly impossible to claim back to back state crowns, something heading into championship weekend that had never been done by any Section II school. Until now.
The Cambridge Indians made just enough big plays on both sides of the ball to post a 26-14 victory over Maple Grove and claim their second straight Class D state football championship on Black Friday. Continue reading
Tommy English and Colton Dean with two touchdowns each, led Cambridge to a 56-8 demolition of Millbrook Friday night in a Class D football state semifinal, sending the Indians back to the Dome where they’ll defend their 2016 title against Maple Grove in a rematch of last year’s state championship game where Cambridge prevailed in double overtime. Continue reading
The mindset in post season play for many teams is to “survive and advance”. In Ausable Valley on Friday Cambridge “survived” the weather and “advanced” past a determined Moriah squad, posting a 54-20 victory in Class D state quarterfinal action. Continue reading