Friday Night Buckets

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Boys

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

Girls All-State Soccer; Pickett, Peacock Named to First Team

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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

Wasaren Sportsnet’s Basketball Webcast Schedule

Here is the tentative schedule of basketball webcasts that Wasaren Sportsnet will broadcast this year.  Many thanks to Mechanicville and Hoosic Valley for allowing me to broadcast from their venues.

I’m looking for advertising help to make this happen.

In the fall for our football webcasts we’ve been so fortunate to have New Country Toyota of Clifton Park, The Connor’s Agency,  Wiley Brothers, Bonnier’s, Legends Barbershop, Great American Opportunities. The Community Nursery School, DeVito Salvadore Funeral Home, and Val’s advertise with us for years.  We’re now looking for a winter line-up of businesses for the basketball season. Continue reading

Class C Girls Soccer; Stillwater Advances, Panthers Fall

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Stillwater 5  Lake George 1:  Brooke Pickett found the net three times and Teya Staie added a pair of goals as the Warriors posted the semifinal victory over Lake George and advance to the Section II Class C finals.

With the win Stillwater improves to 17-2 on the year and will face Schoharie in the championship match this week.   Continue reading

Friday Night Football; Warriors, Panthers Advance, Raiders Fall

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Sectional quarterfinals in Class C highlighted a football Friday as four Wasaren squads started what they hoped would be a long second season run.  Stillwater and Hoosick Falls both took step one in that journey posting convincing “W’s”, while the title quest ended for the Mechanicville Red Raiders and the Bengals of Tamarac. Continue reading

Soccer Sectional Results

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Girls Soccer

Mechanicville 6  Ichabod Crane 0:  The Red Raiders scored three goals before the break to take control early in their shutout victory over Ichabod Crane.

Jada Brown with a goal and two assists led the Raider attack that saw six different players ring the bell.  Red Raider keeper Savannah Bowie earned the shutout with 8 saves for Mechanicville. Continue reading

Boys Soccer; Raiders Cruise Past Panthers

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Mechanicville 7  Hoosick Falls 0:  The Red Raiders score early and often, ringing the bell five times before the break in posting the shutout victory over the Falls.

Jeff Luce, Chris Ciccarelli and Michael Cavotta all found the range twice and Kevin Charette added a single strike for the 12-0-1 Mechanicville squad.   Continue reading

Girls Soccer; Raiders Turn Back the Panthers

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Mechanicville 7  Hoosick Falls 1:  The Red Raiders took control with four first half strikes in notching the victory over the Panthers to complete an unbeaten regular season.

Jada Brown scored a hat trick, with Brynn Murphy and Mackenzie Bowie adding a pair of goals each for the 14-0-1 Wasaren Champions.  Continue reading