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

Hoosic Valley Tops Cambridge


On a night where defense was king the Indians from Schaghticoke nearly threw a first half shutout, and did enough offensively to post the 37-17 victory over Cambridge Wednesday night in Cambridge.

The Valley started the game with a flurry, scoring eight points in the first two minutes on a Matt Rowe putback and corner threes from Isaac Carlo and Derek Eddy.  But Cambridge switched from their 2-3 zone and went man to man defensively and the game turned into a contest where points were hard to come by. Continue reading

Hoosic Valley Tops Cambridge


Many times a much anticipated game between quality opponents doesn’t deliver.  On Tuesday night in Schaghticoke the Cambridge and Hoosic Valley girls didn’t disappoint.  In a contest filled with momentum swings and lead changes the game went down to the last possession as the Valley came away with the 61-57 decision over the Indians from the north. 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

Cambridge Holds Off Tamarac


In a nice early season girls matchup, Cambridge hosted Tamarac on Friday night  The Indians took control early, but left the door slightly ajar, and while the Bengals stepped to the open door they never walked through as Cambridge held on for the 49-44 victory.

Three minutes into the first period the Indians, holding a 5-4 lead, went on a run, building a cushion they would hold for much of the contest.  Cambridge closed the quarter with a 12-2 spurt that saw five different players score, and held a 17-6 advantage after the first. Continue reading

Section II Girls Soccer All-Stars


Soccer players from the Wasaren were well represented on Sunday at the girls Section II soccer banquet with a number of league players recognized as Section II all-stars.

In Class C Stillwater’s Brooke Pickett was named Player of the Year and Stillwater head coach Christine Ihnatolya  was named co-coach of the C classification.

Joining Pickett on the all-star squad were teammates Teya Staie, Devon Wagner and Keelyn Peacock, Sami Dickinson (Hoosic Valley), Vanessa Evans (Cambridge), Annnelise Rebel (Waterford) and Josie Ryan (Hoosick Falls).

In Class B Savannah Bowie (Mechanicville) earned Goalkeeper of the Year while her teammates Jada Brown and Ryleigh Hopeck , along with Isabella Bisceglia (Tamarac)  were selected to the Class B team.