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Softball

Greenwich 8  Canajoharie 0

Winning Pitcher:  Lily McCauliffe Complete game one-hitter with 18 K’s

Hitting Stars:  Carissa Wardwell 3 1B’s, 2B, RBI      Lauren Maines 1B, 2B, 2 RBI’s       Faith Ingber 3 1B’s       Eliza Jordan 2 1B’s

The Witches move to 6-0 behind the dominant performance by McCauliffe

 

Greenwich 17  Canajoharie 1

Winning Pitcher:  Haley Spiezio 5 IP  2 Hits  1 Run

Hitting Stars:  Carrissa Wardwell 2 1B’s, 3B, 2 RBI’s      Lauren Maines 1B, 2B, 4 RBI’s      Haley Spiezio 1B, 2B, 2 RBI’s

Greenwich sweeps the doubleheader scoring 17 times in the five inning victory. Continue reading

Wasaren Softball/Baseball

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Softball

Hoosic Valley 15  Berlin 0

Winning Pitcher:  Emma Scofield

Hitting Stars:  Indians – Ariyana Brehm 4-4, RBI       Alex Rifenburg 3B, 3 1B’s, 3 RBI’s      Kelceye McGrath 2B, 3 1B’s, 3 RBI’s         Mountaineers – Kianna Flavin 1B

The Valley led 11-0 after two and cruised from there as the Indians earn their fourth victory in six league outings.

 

Greenwich 26  Stillwater 0

Winning Pitcher:  Lily McCauliffe

Hitting Stars:  Witches – Courtney Fraher 1B, HR, 3 RBI’s       Lauren Maines 3 1B’s, 4 RBI’s Maddie Carney 2 1B’s, 3 RBI’s         Faith Ingber 1B, 2B, 3 RBI’s          Eliza Jordan 1B, 2B, 2 RBI’s

Greenwich plates 26 runs in just four innings to post the “W” and run their record to 4-0, 5-0 on the season.

 

Baseball

Greenwich 12  Stillwater 2

Winning Pitcher:  Carson Mosher 6 IP  4 Hits  6 K’s

Hitting Stars:  Witches – John Walsh 4-4, 2B, 3 RBI’s      Christian O’Brien 2-3, 2 RBI’s     Liam Niesz 2-3, RBI                          Warriors – Scott Travis 2-3

The Witches rip 14 hits and get a solid outing from Mosher to notch the comfortable victory over Stillwater.

 

 

 

Diamond Results

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Baseball

Hoosic Valley 6  Hoosick Falls 5 (8)

Winning Pitcher: Ethan Caiazza IP 5.2 Hits 9 ER 2

Hitting Stars:  Indians – Kessler Waldron 2-4, RBI        Jacob White – go ahead RBI in the eighth            Panthers – Nick Houghton 2-4,             Isaac Humphrey 2-4, RBI

The Valley pushed across a run in the top of the eighth and closed things out in running their league mark to 4-3, while the Falls goes to 3-2 with the loss. Continue reading

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Waterford 12  Cambridge 11

Winning Pitcher:  Jake Houle 2 IP 1 R 2 K’s in relief

Hitting Stars:  Fordians – Michael Talavera 2-3, 2B, 3B, 3 RBI’s      Mike Castracani 3-5, 2      2B’s, 4 RBI’s       Indians – Hall 2-5, 4 RBI’s

Cambridge, after a 10 run fifth frame led 10-1, but the Fordians scored 11 times over the final three innings including three in the bottom of the seventh to pull out the come-from-behind “W”. Continue reading

Wasaren Baseball

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Greenwich 19  Cambridge 1

Winning Pitcher:  Kaden Hall 4 IP 0 3 Hits ER  5 K’s

Hitting Stars:  Witches – John Walsh 4-5, 2 2B’s, 4 RBI’s       Jesse Kuzmich 4-4, 3 RBI’s      Carson Mosher 3-4, 2 2B’s, 3 RBI’s

Greenwich ripped 21 hits in the five-inning contest to even their mark at 1-1.

 

Schuylerville 14  Hoosic Valley 3

Winning Pitcher:  Alex Vallee

Hitting Stars:  Black Horses – Ryan Yandow 2-4, 2B, 4 RBI’s      Brady Eugair 2-3, RBI      Indians – Nick Santiago 1-2, 2B

In Schuylerville’s season-opener, the Black Horses plated 13 runs over the first three frames, on their way to the non-league “W” over the Valley

Baseball Softball Roundup

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Softball

Mechanicville 4  Spa Catholic 1

Winning Pitcher:  Wood

Hitting Stars:  Red Raiders – Nadler 1-2, RBI     Saints – Molly O’Reilly 2-4, 2B      Ava Diaz 2-3

The Saints outhit Mechanicville, but committed three costly errors defensively as the Raiders secured the “W”.

 

Greenwich 9  Hoosic Valley 0

Winning Pitcher:  Lily McCauliffe Two-hit shutout with 11 K’s

Hitting Stars:  Witches – Lauren Maines 2-4, 4 RBI’s        Lily McCauliffe 2-4

Greenwich scored six times in the top of the seventh to open up a close contest and post the victory.

 

Baseball

Mechanicville 1  Spa Catholic 0

Winning Pitcher:  Jacob LaFountain 5.1 IP 5 Hits 4 BB’s 8 K’s

Hitting Stars:  Red Raiders – Jacob Popiel 1B – run scored

In a pitcher’s duel between LaFountain and the Saints Terel Tillman, Popiel singled and scored the game’s lone run in the second inning, advancing to second on a wild pitch and scoring on an infield error.  Devin Garland picked up the save for the Raiders throwing two innings in relief as Mechanicville with the win moves to 2-0 on the young season.

 

Hoosic Valley 5  Greenwich 3

Winning Pitcher:  Ethan Caiazza 7 IP 6 Hits 0 ER

Hitting Stars:  Indians – Ethan Caiazza 2-3, 2B       Kessler Waldron 2B       Justin Sawyer 2B  Witches – Christian O’Brien 1-3, 2B       James Ostrowski 2-4

The Valley plated single runs in the first and fourth frames, and scored three times in the fifth to take control, posting their second win in as many outings.

 

Mechanicville 8  Waterford 0  (Monday)

Winning Pitcher:  Jacob Popiel No-hitter with 13 K’s 3 BB’s

Hitting Stars:  Red Raiders – Jacob LaFountain 3-4, 2 3B’s, 2 RBI’s        Nick Billert 2-2, 2 RBI’s        Matthew Wertman 2-4, 2 RBI’s

The Raiders Popiel throws his first career no-hitter and gets plenty of run support highlighted by a pair of long three-baggers from LaFountain.

Girls Sectional Quarterfinals; Four Wasaren Teams Advance

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Six league teams played quarterfinal games in the girls Section II basketball tournament Wednesday night with action in the B and C classifications.  At the end of the night four Wasaren schools posted victories, advancing to the semifinal round.

Class B

Tamarac 52  Hudson 47

Leading Scorers:  Bengals – Emily Erickson 13        Jordyn Sorel 11        Alexis D’Agostino 9 Blue Hawks – Deja Beauford 14

Key Stat:  In a close game throughout the top seeded Bengals took a 39-33 lead into the fourth and hung on to notch the “”W” over a determined Hudson squad.  Nine players scored for Tamarac as the Bengals paraded to the free throw line attempting 33 from the stripe converting on 14.  With the win Tamarac moves to the semifinal round where they’ll face Fonda at Averill Park on Tuesday at 7:30. Continue reading

Boys Basketball Sectional Results

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It was a tough Tuesday night for Wasaren boys teams playing in the Section II basketball tournament.  Eight league squads took the floor, with seven teams playing on the road.  At night’s end, six teams were eliminated with only Hoosick Falls and Mechanicville able to post wins and advance.

Class B

Mechanicville 69  Hudson 66

Leading Scorers:  Red Raiders – Josh Germaine 18     Devin Garland 16        Anthony Attala 12        Luciano D’Ambro 12        Blue Hawks – Dayquan Griffin 32        Lavon Fernandez 15

Key Stat:  The Raiders started fast and held a 23-12 advantage after one, and led 40-29 at the break.  But Hudson used a 24-13 third period to knot things at 53 all entering the final eight minutes where the Raiders closed things out.  Mechanicville bottomed six triples and converted on 7 of 8 from the free throw line in the game and with the win advance to play Watervliet, 101-50 winners over Bishop Gibbons, on Friday. Continue reading

Wasaren Teams Hit the Road on a Sectional Tuesday

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With the Wasaren girls basketball teams fresh off a Saturday where they won six of seven sectional contests, eight boys squads from the league take the floor Tuesday night in the Section II tournament’s Round of 16 for the B and C classifications.

But unlike the girls who played all but one of the games on their respective home courts, the boys schedule offers a reversal of fortune with seven of the eight Wasaren teams playing on the road.

While playing at home is a nice advantage in the second season, it’s the action on the floor, not the noise from the stands that determine outcomes and with that, here’s why almost all of the Wasaren schools can walk into their opponents venue and post a “W”.   Continue reading