Fourteen Wasaren squads stepped on the floor Tuesday night as the Section II basketball tournament shifted into high gear. Seven league teams on both the girls and boys side of things competed in the B and C classifications.
At night’s end three boys teams advanced with wins, while six of the seven Wasaren girls squads posted victories.
Cambridge 56 Cairo-Durham 23 Continue reading
The Section II basketball committee has spoken, yesterday releasing the pairings for the upcoming tournament in girls and boys basketball. Eight Wasaren girls teams and nine squads on the boys side of things will compete in the open format where everyone has the opportunity to compete.
Which league team, if any, can make an extended run in the second season? Here’s a quick look.
Class B: #11 Mechanicville @ # 6 Hudson #15 Tamarac @ #2 Glens Falls Continue reading
The Tamarac girls and Hoosick Falls boys were crowned Wasaren champions Sunday night at Skidmore College, winners in the inaugural Wasaren League championships.
Under the new format, first place teams from the Hudson and Battenkill divisions squared off to determine a league champion and at night’s end Tamarac claimed a 61-51 decision over Cambridge, while Hoosick Falls bested Saratoga Catholic 80-41.
Tamarac 61 Cambridge 51 Continue reading
Wasaren teams squared off with each other one last time Friday night in crossover games under the league’s new format. Teams from the Battenkill division faced teams from the Hudson in a final run before sectional play.
Sunday at Skidmore College the championship for the girls and boys will be decided with Cambridge facing Tamarac at 6:30 in the girls game, and Hoosick Falls taking on Saratoga Catholic at 8:00 in the boys tip.
Mechanicville 56 Hoosic Valley 37 Continue reading
Mechanicville 60 Hoosick Falls 56
Leading Scorers: Red Raiders – Sammy Pasinella 19 Jada Brown 11 Taylor Grayson 10 Panthers – Logan Thayne 27 Eliza Whitman 13
Key Points: In a game tied 30-30 at the half, the Raiders used a 17-13 third period to gain the lead and held off the Falls over the final eight minutes to post the narrow victory. Continue reading
A packed Tuesday night in the Wasaren with a full slate for the boys and a pair of girls runs as well with schools trying to navigate around the pending snowstorm.
Stillwater 62 Greenwich 59
Leading Scorers: Warriors – Cooper Monast 19 Brian McNeil 15 Scott Travis 10 Witches – Carson Mosher 20 John Walsh 14 Continue reading
When Mechanicville and Hoosick Falls stepped on the floor Saturday afternoon both squads were coming off Friday night runs and the question was how fresh would the teams be for the 1:30 tip?
While both teams had plenty in the tank the Red Raiders used their quickness defensively and in transition to post a 55-44 victory over the visitors from Hoosick Falls. Continue reading
HERE IS THE LINK TO THE ARCHIVED CALL OF THE HOOSICK FALLS / MECHANICVILLE GIRLS BASKETBALL GAME.
Cambridge 60 Hoosic Valley 56
Leading Scorers: Indians – Brenden Holcomb 15 Williams 23 Valley – John Acker 25 Brandon Napoli 11 Alec Ratelle 11
Key Points: In a game tied at the break Cambridge used a 20-11 third period to jump in front and then held off the Indians over the final eight minutes to post the win.
Hoosick Falls 71 Waterford 47 Continue reading
HERE IS THE LINK TO THE LIVE CALL OF THE HOOSICK FALLS / MECHANICVILLE GIRLS BASKETBALL GAME.