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

Roundball Results

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A pair of league squads were in action on Thursday night with the Greenwich boys and Stillwater girls taking the floor in non-league runs.  The Warriors came away with a “W” while the Witches dropped a close decision.

Stillwater 54  North Warren 30:  After a tight first period of play, the Warriors opened things over the next two quarters outscoring North Warren 29-8 on their way to the comfortable win. Continue reading

Tuesday Hoops; Valley Girls, Stillwater Boys Move to 3-0

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A pair of Wasaren teams have started their respective basketball campaigns on a nice roll.  Both the Hoosic Valley girls and the Stillwater boys earned victories Tuesday night pushing their early season marks to 3-0.

The Waterford girls won on Tuesday as well, posting an overtime “W” in their season-opener. Continue reading

Saints, Warriors Post Wins

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While most high school basketball teams await their season-opener the Warriors of Stillwater have come out of the blocks quickly, already owning a pair of wins the second coming Saturday night in a 61-50 decision over Galway.

Saratoga Catholic also won twice over the weekend, last night besting Mayfield 64-48 in the title game of the Mike Beson Tournament.  Continue reading

Basketball Results

th1 On the same day Cambridge earns a state championship in football the high school basketball season got underway with a handful of girls and boys squads from the Wasaren taking the floor in nonleague runs.

Girls

Mechanicville 62  Watervliet 53:  Mechanicville eased out to a 36-25 halftime advantage and went on to post the comfortable victory over the Cannoneers of Watervliet.

Sammy Pasinella showed the way for the Red Raiders scoring a game-high 25 points and Jada Brown added 12 for Mechanicville who bottomed seven triples in the contest and converted on 9 of 13 from the foul line.

Madison Soroka and Sheila Caminiti both netted 12 points in the contest for V’liet.

 

Hoosic Valley 46  Cohoes 39:  The Indians broke on top with a 15-7 first quarter lead and rode that cushion to the “W” over Cohoes.

Lauren Paul with 16 points and nine rebounds and Renee Serafin with 15 points, nine boards and six assists led the Valley attack.

The signature Hoosic Valley defense did it’s job as well holding the Tigers to single digits in each of the first three periods.

 

Boys

Stillwater 55  Bishop Maginn 46:  The Warriors out scored the visitors from Maginn 36-23 after the break to notch the come-from-behind victory in the season opener for both teams.

Brian McNeil led all scorers with 23 points while teammate Connor Monast added 15 points to pace Stillwater offensively.

Allegany-Limestone Tops Stillwater

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In a back and forth game throughout Allegany-Limestone’s  Alyssa Spring scored the deciding goal on a penalty kick with 12:33 left in the match, leading A-L to the Class C state soccer championship in Homer Sunday afternoon.

Stillwater jumped on top in this title match, when Kaelyn Peacock scored on a direct kick with 26:03 left in the first half giving the Warriors the 1-0 edge. Continue reading

Stillwater Earns Overtime Victory

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The Stillwater girls soccer team needed extra sessions to decide things on Saturday in their Class C state semifinal match in Homer.  Tied 2-2 with Elmira-Notre Dame entering the first overtime period the Warriors found the back of the net with a pair of goals in the first overtime, on their way to a 4-2 “W” and a spot in the title game today at 12:30 where they’ll face Allegany Limestone. Continue reading