Girls Basketball Roundup; Indians, Witches Cruise

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Cambridge 52  Stillwater 27

Leading Scorers:  Indians – Lilly Phillips 15      Stasia Epler 12      Sophie Phillips 10         Warriors – Molly Sheehan 6      Brooke Pickett 6      Trinity Cutler 6

The Indians jumped out to a 27-5 lead after the first period, and coasted to their 10th win in as many outings. Cambridge drilled six triples, and defensively shut down the Warriors holding their guests to single digits in every quarter.

 

Greenwich 70  Spa Catholic 22

Leading Scorers:  Witches – Molly Brophy 19      Adrianna Rojas 17      Tess Merrill 10     Saints – Katie Cronin 5

Greenwich (9-2), held the Saints to single numbers in three of the four frames, and put nine players in the scoring column in posting the one-sided decision over Spa Catholic.

 

 

Boys Basketball; Panthers Top Fordians

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Hoosick Falls 76  Waterford 57

Leading Scorers:  Panthers – Jon Kempf 24      Tristan Williams 22      Max Kipp 12     Fordians – Michael Talavera 27

The Falls held a 34-18 advantage at the half with Williams scoring 18 points to lead the way. After the break Kempf took charge hitting for 22 of his 24 points in the Panthers 55th straight Wasaren victory.

 

Spa Catholic 83  Greenwich 65

Leading Scorers:  Saints –  Anthony Barile 32      Robbie Bolen 20      Jordan Catone 19  Witches – Alex Curtis 20

A 25-9 first frame by the Saints set the tone as Spa Catholic played with a working margin throughout, in posting the “W” over Greenwich.  The Saints bottomed 13 triples in the game with the high-scoring Barile connecting on six.

 

Stillwater 47  Cambridge 42

Leading Scorers:  Warriors – CJ McNeil 15     James Galarneau 11         Indians – Jeffrey Burke 13      Soyer Matteson 12

The Warriors built a 37-26 lead after three periods and held off the Indians for the victory.  Stillwater enjoyed a big advantage at the free throw line converting on 13 of 24 chances while Cambridge was just I of 2 from the stripe.

Wasaren Sportsnet Player of the Week

73_greenwichCongratulations to Greenwich boys basketball player Jesse Kuzmich on being named Wasaren Sportsnet Player of the Week.

On Tuesday night at Hoosick Falls the sophomore guard poured in 30 points, including four 3-pointers in the Witches 78-61 loss to the Panthers.

Kuzmich followed that up at home on Friday night versus Mechanicville, with a 33 point effort, bottoming five from beyond the arc.

Congratulations to Jesse, our newest Wasaren Sportsnet Player of the Week.

Friday Night Hoops

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Girls

Hoosic Valley 48  Hoosick Falls 40

Leading Scorers:  Indians – Sam Lanoue 13      Ashlyn Chartier 12         Panthers – Logan Thayne 24      Maddie Walker 11

The Valley held a 29-16 lead at the half and rode that cushion after the break to the victory.  The Indians held the Falls to single numbers in the first and second periods and allowed just three Panthers to score on the night.

 

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Girls Basketball; Witches, Bengals Notch Wins

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Greenwich 53  Hoosick Falls 50

Leading Scorers:  Witches – Molly Brophy 20      Tess Merrill 11      Adrianna Rojas 11      Falls – Logan Thayne 15      Marley McLellan 14       Maddie Walker 13

The Panthers held a 33-20 lead at the break, but Greenwich stormed back over the final two frames to post the come-from-behind victory in Greenwich Wednesday night. Nearly half of the Witches points came from the charity stripe where Greenwich converted on 23 of 35 attempts, while the Falls made just seven trips to the line connecting six times.

 

Tamarac 71  Stillwater 36

Leading Scorers:  Bengals – Syrita Faraj 14       Sidney Phillips 14       Gabriella Cellucci 13    Warriors – Marley Mueller 12

Tamarac led 32-15 at halftime and used a 24-4 third period close the door and post the “W” over the Warriors.

Tuesday Night Results

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Hoosick Falls 78  Greenwich 61

Leading Scorers:  Falls – Jon Kempf 29       Tristan Williams 18       Dimitri Rose 13       Max Kipp 12          Witches – Jesse Kuzmich 30      Sam Howard 12       Christian O’Brien 11

In a game close throughout, the Panthers led by four midway through the fourth, but closed things out with a 17-4 run to notch the home victory.

 

Spa Catholic 89  Berlin/New Lebanon 30

Leading Scorers:  Saints – Hayden Day 21      Jordan Catone 15      Anthony Barile 13     Robbie Bolen 10         Mountaineers – Brandon Rifenburg 7

The Saints held Berlin/New Lebanon to single numbers in each of the final three frames in posting the one-sided “W” over the Mountaineers.

 

Waterford 62  Hoosic Valley 49

Leading Scorers:  Fordians –  Michael Talavera 17      TJ Kelley 17      Jake Houle 10   Indians – CJ Bassett 15      Logan Reilly 13

The Valley held a 28-27 lead at the half but the Fordians outscored their hosts 35-21 over the final two periods to capture the road win.

 

Stillwater 61  Tamarac 44

Leading Scorers:  Warriors – James Galarneau 20     Josh Luca 15       Bengals – Zachary Rice 13

Stillwater built a 40-20 first half advantage and coasted through the final two quarters to the home victory.

Panther Boys and Greenwich Girls Post Wins

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Hoosick Falls 84  Mt. Anthony Vt.  61

Leading Scorers:  Panthers – Jon Kempf 33      Max Kipp 18      Tristan Williams 16    Dimitri Rose 11            Patriots – Gavin Johnson 29      Braeden Billert 11

The Falls put four players in doubles and after an even first period opened things up, outscoring their Vermont hosts 46-28 over the middle two frames, on their way to the non-league “W”.  With the win Hoosick Falls moves to 7-1 on the season.

 

Greenwich 69  Galway 14

Leading Scorers:  Witches – Molly Brophy 35      Adrianna Rojas 12

Greenwich held Galway to single numbers in every quarter and put 10 players in the scoring column, notching the one-sided victory, their 7th in eight outings.

Basketball Roundup

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Boys

Greenwich 61  Corinth 39

Leading Scorers:  Witches – Jesse Kuzmich 19       Sam Howard 11      Christian O’Brien 11    Alex Curtis 10         Tomahawks – Melville 8

Greenwich put four players in doubles and won every quarter in the easy non-league victory over Corinth

 

Voorheesville 72  Waterford 63

Leading Scorers:  Blackbirds – Zaveon Little 28      Anthony Puma 15      Tanner Tedesco 13   Jack Barringer 10         Fordians – TJ Kelley 25      Michael Talavera 23

The Fordians held a two point advantage heading into the final frame but Voorheesville used a 22-11 quarter to post the “W” in the championship game of the Waterford Holiday Tournament.

Voorheesville’s Zaveon Little was named tournament MVP while both TJ Kelley and Michael Talavera of Waterford were named to the all-tournament team.

 

Niskayuna 67  Mechanicville 44

Leading Scorers:  Nisky – Ethan St. Lucia 21      Darian Parker 15      Jaden Giammattei 11    Red Raiders 16

Niskayuna ran out to a 38-17 halftime lead in posting the non-league win over the Raiders.

 

Girls

Greenwich 67  Corinth 44

Leading Scorers:  Witches – Adrianna Rojas 20      Molly Brophy 15      Tomahawks – Maddie DeLisle 14      Miranda Dockum 11

Greenwich won every quarter and had 10 players score in the one-sided victory over the Tomahawks.

Wasaren Sportsnet Player of the Week

73_greenwichCongratulations to Greenwich basketball player Molly Brophy on being named the Wasaren Sportsnet Player of the Week.

On December 18th Molly poured in 23 points in a 76-11 win over Poultney Vermont and followed that up two nights later, scoring 29 points, including four triples, leading Greenwich to a 59-47 victory over Hoosic Valley.

Congratulations to Molly, our newest Wasaren Sportsnet Player of the Week.

Holiday Basketball Results

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Boys

Saratoga Catholic 64  Corinth 41

Leading Scorers:  Saints – Hayden Day 12      Anthony Barile 10      Robbie Bolen 10      Jordan Catone 10       Tomahawks – Watkins 12

The Saints placed four players in doubles and used a 25-2 second period to take control, on their way to posting the victory in the consolation game of the Spa Catholic Christmas Tournament.

 

Greenwich 64  Johnstown 56

Leading Scorers:  Witches – Jesse Kuzmich 22      Adam Newell 15      Luke Pemrick 10   Alex Curtis 10           Sir Bills – Jay Hoyt 23          Keegan Feinaur 10       Abe Miller 10

The Witches used balanced scoring, four players in doubles, and a 32-19 advantage over the middle two quarters, to notch the win in the Fonda-Fultonville Holiday Classic.

 

Glens Falls 61  Hoosick Falls 52

Leading Scorers:  Glens Falls – Noah Girard 24        David Barclay 18           Panthers – Jon Kempf 23      Tristan Williams 13        Max Kipp 11

The Panthers held a 15-9 lead after the first period, but Glens Falls outscored their guests 39-21 over the next two frames to gain control and earn the win in the Glens Falls Grandstanders Holiday Tournament title game.

 

Hoosic Valley 63  Lee 50

Leading Scorers:  Indians – CJ Bassett 18      Logan Reilly 15      Tyler Eddy 11      Matt Rowe 10         Lee – Collin O’Brien 18

The Valley ran out to a 33-19 halftime advantage and rode that cushion to the “W” in first round action at the Maple Hill Holiday Tournament.  The Indians drilled nine 3-pointers and four players reached double figures in the win.

 

Tamarac 57  Cairo-Durham 26

Leading Scorers:  Bengals – Zachary Rice 17           Cairo-Durham – Ethan Handel 13

The Bengals held Cairo-Durham to single numbers in three of the four periods in posting their first win of the season.

 

Girls

Hoosic Valley 53  Watervliet 32

Leading Scorers:  Indians – Sami Dickinson 23      Ashlyn Chartier 11      Emaleigh Peckham 9         Cannoneers – Morgan Tambolleo 13

The Valley held Watervliet to 19 points through three periods and posted the comfortable win over the Cannoneers.

 

Stillwater 51  Lake George 44

Leading Scorers:  Warriors – Marley Mueller 18       Molly Sheehan 15           LG – Ava Pushor 25      Mikayla Duffy 12

Trailing 14-2 after the first quarter, the Warriors outscored Lake George in each of the final three frames to post the come-from-behind victory in the Glens Fall Holiday Tournament.

 

Niskayuna 84  Mechanicville 41

Leading Scorers:  Nisky – Emma Souky 24      Olivia Olsen 23      Ivian Owens 10      Red Raiders – Charli Goverski 11        Lyndsey Robens 10

Niskayuna ran out to a 44-13 halftime lead and coasted to the victory over the Raiders.

 

Mekeel Christian 61  Hoosick Falls 32

Leading Scorers:  MC – M. Mitchell 22      Avery Mills 16       Panthers – Logan Thayne 19

With the game tied 15-15 after the first eight minutes, Mekeel held the Falls to single digits in each of the final three periods to post the convincing win over the Panthers.