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
The Indians of Hoosic Valley used balanced scoring and their trademark man-man defense to take control early and cruised to the 47-25 victory over the visiting Witches from Greenwich.
The visitors led just once in the contest scoring the opening bucket before the Indians went on a 10-0 run over the remainder of the period with Renee Serafin’s four points leading the way. Continue reading
HERE IS THE LINK TO THE ARCHIVED CALL OF FRIDAY NIGHT’S GREENWICH/HOOSIC VALLEY GIRLS BASKETBALL GAME
In a nice early season girls basketball matchup the Red Raiders defensive pressure proved to be the difference turning Hoosic Valley over throughout, paving the way for the 54-40 victory Wednesday night in Mechanicville.
With a good crowd on hand the two squads treated the fans to a fast paced first period. Raider guard Sammy Pasinella got things started, drilling a three from the top for half of her six points in the quarter. 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
Greenwich took control early, jumping out to a 20-4 lead at the quarter break and expanding their advantage to 38-13 at the half on their way to the easy “W” over Canajoharie.
Molly Brophy dropped 29 points to go with 11 boards to lead the Witches in the non-league run.
Emma Brophy scored 10 points for Greenwich and Gabby Wiss had a big game on the glass hauling in 16 rebounds for 2-0 Witches squad.