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
Waterford 7 Hoosick Falls 4
Winning Pitcher: Jake Houle 2.1 IP 2 Hits 0 Runs
Hitting Stars: Fordians – Mike Castracani 1B, 2B, 2 RBI’s Michael Talavera 1B, 2 RBI’s Panthers – Cody Hodges 1B, 2B, RBI
Waterford plated three in the bottom of the fifth to tie things at 4-4, then scored three more runs in the sixth to take the lead on their way to the “W”.
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
Greenwich 15 Hoosick Falls 3
Winning Pitcher: Lily McCauliffe 10 K’s
Hitting Stars: Witches – Eliza Jordan Grand Slam Lily McCauliffe 3-run homer Falls – Marissa Landry 2 1B’s, RBI Lauren DeSorbe 2 1B’s, 2 RBI’s Continue reading
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
It was quite a weekend for the Wasaren with four schools vying for sectional titles. On Friday night it was an all league affair in the Class C girls final in Troy between Cambridge and Hoosick Falls, while in Glens Falls the Hoosick Falls boys faced Lake George in the Class C title game. Saturday morning the Red Raiders of Mechanicville carried the league’s torch into the Class B girls championship game with Fonda at HVCC in Troy
When the smoke cleared Cambridge and Mechanicville wore the crowns but all four squads represented. Each team well prepared for post season play after enduring the gauntlet of the Wasaren schedule.
How about the effort from both Hoosick Falls teams. Continue reading
Lake George 48 Hoosick Falls 45
Leading Scorers: Warriors – Chris Becker 16 Alex Leonelli 11 Panthers – Jon Kempf 18 Max Kipp 14 Isiah Burnett 10
Hoosick Falls played from in front most of the night leading 28-23 at the half, and 37-35 after three. But a Cameron Orr bucket late in the fourth gave Lake George a 45-43 lead, it’s first since a 4-2 Warrior advantage in the game’s opening minutes, and Lake George hung on claim the Section II title.
Hoosick Falls finishes an outstanding season at 20-2 including a Wasaren championship.
Lake George with the victory run’s it’s winning streak to 52, and the Warriors advance to a Wednesday night regional semifinal at Saratoga Springs High School where they’ll face Section X champion Madrid-Waddington in a 5:30 tip.
An all-Wasaren affair for the girls Class C crown turned into a classic Friday night in Troy, with Hoosick Falls forcing Cambridge to do something they had little need for all season. Come from behind.
Trailing through much of the contest the Indians caught the Falls midway through the final period and outscored the Panthers 5-0 over the final minute of play to post the 55-49 “W” to capture their second straight Section II championship. Continue reading
This weekend Section II will crown champions in boys and girls basketball in all five of it’s classifications. On the girls side they’ll be a strong Wasaren presence in the title runs with Mechanicville taking on Fonda in the Class B final and Hoosick Falls meeting Cambridge to decide the Class C championship.
In Class B the #2 seeded Red Raiders will meet the Cinderella squad of the tournament, the #13 seeded Braves of Fonda. Continue reading
It’s not often that a 20-1 team goes into their next game as a substantial underdog, but that’s how many will view the Hoosick Falls Panthers in their Section II class C final Friday night in Glens Falls.
Why? Three reasons come to mind.
Number one their opponent, the Lake George Warriors, are the defending state champions in the C classification and are unbeaten in their last 50 outings including a 23-0 mark this season. Their average margin of victory this year is 32 points and the closest game the Warriors have played was a 73-57 affair over Granville at the end of January. Continue reading