Friday Night Hoops


Friday night saw the Wasaren in full swing with a full schedule of boys and girls action where close contests were few and far between.


Hoosick Falls 67  Berlin 13

Leading Scorers:  Panthers – Logan Thayne 15       Lillian Hickey 13                 Mountaineers – Kaley Culberston 5

Key Stat:  Eleven Panthers score in the one-sided victory as the Falls moves to 3-0 with the win.


Mechanicville 75  Saratoga Catholic 21 Continue reading

Tamarac Wins Season-Opener


Tamarac 72  Bishop Maginn 63

Leading Scorers:  Bengals – Bo Catherwoood 27      Frank Zotto 23          Maginn – Kurtis McMullen 25      Treylan Cortina 23

Key Stat:  The Bengals who trailed 35-30 at the  break, used a 24-13 final period to post the come-from-behind “W” in a high scoring affair.

Take Away:  Catherwood and Zotto combine for 50 points to lead a potent Bengal attack that will get their Wasaren season underway on Friday night when they’ll host the Indians of Cambridge.

Section II Girls Soccer All-Stars


Soccer players from the Wasaren were well represented on Sunday at the girls Section II soccer banquet with a number of league players recognized as Section II all-stars.

In Class C Stillwater’s Brooke Pickett was named Player of the Year and Stillwater head coach Christine Ihnatolya  was named co-coach of the C classification.

Joining Pickett on the all-star squad were teammates Teya Staie, Devon Wagner and Keelyn Peacock, Sami Dickinson (Hoosic Valley), Vanessa Evans (Cambridge), Annnelise Rebel (Waterford) and Josie Ryan (Hoosick Falls).

In Class B Savannah Bowie (Mechanicville) earned Goalkeeper of the Year while her teammates Jada Brown and Ryleigh Hopeck , along with Isabella Bisceglia (Tamarac)  were selected to the Class B team.

Monday Night Buckets


A pair of Wasaren teams were in action on Monday with the Tamarac girls and the Stillwater boys taking the floor in non-league contests.

Tamarac 66  Mohonasen 62

Leading Scorers:  Bengals – Emily Erickson 29      Lizzie Machnick 14          Mohon – Breanna Lott 23     Kateri Vumbaco 19     Megan Hart 11

Key Stat:  Tied after three periods of play Tamarac used an 18-14 advantage in the fourth to turn back a tough Mohan squad and notch the season-opening “W”.

Take Away:  Opening night for many teams is a challenge offensively.  Not the case here as Tamarac puts 66 on the board against a good opponent with Erickson handing Mohon 29, leading eight Bengal players in the scoring column.  Now a 10 day wait before their next run, an away get together with the Indians of Cambridge. Continue reading

Tamarac Boys Basketball Preview


In our first installment of team previews for basketball teams of the Wasaren we’ll start in Clums Corners with a look at the Tamarac boys under head coach Eric Medved.

Medved, who had a successful run with the girls program in Tamarac a few years back, takes the rein of a boys team that is showing signs and fueling optimism in the Corners.

The Bengals will put a gritty, athletic squad on the floor and use that athleticism to showcase their strengths.

A trio of returning players in sophomore guard Bo Catherwood, senior forward Ryan Derby and senior guard Frank Zotto give Tamarac an experienced nucleus.
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Basketball Webcast Schedule


Here is our tentative Wasaren Sportsnet high school basketball webcast schedule for 2018-19.

11/27  Catholic Central @ Mechanicville  Boys   7:00 Varsity

12/4    Mechanicville @ Hoosic Valley       Girls

12/7    Tamarac @ Cambridge                  Girls

12/11  Cambridge @ Hoosic Valley            Girls

12/13   Hoosic Valley @ Cambridge            Boys

12/14   Mechanicville @ Hoosic Valley        Boys

12/19   Stillwater @ Mechanicville              Boys

1/4       Tamarac @ Mechanicville                Girls

1/9       Hoosick Falls @ Cambridge              Boys

1/11     Cambridge @ Mechanicville              Boys

1/15     Greenwich @ Cambridge                  Girls  or    Stillwater @ Hoosic Valley     Girls

1/18     Hoosic Valley @ Cambridge               Girls

1/25     Tamarac @ Hoosic Valley                   Boys

1/26     Cambridge @ Mechanicville               Girls

2/1       Stillwater @ Mechanicville                  Girls

2/5       Belin @ Hoosic Valley                         Girls  or   Stillwater @ Cambridge      Boys



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Wasaren League Girls Soccer All-Stars


Offensive Player of the Year

Brooke Pickett               Stillwater                Forward          Sophomore

Defensive Player of the Year

Ryleigh Hopeck              Mechanicville        Defense           Sophomore

First Team Continue reading

Soccer Sectional Results


A big Saturday in Sectional soccer action saw Wasaren teams fare well led by Mechanicville who posted wins in both girls and boys matches.


Mechanicville 1  Catskill 0:  After a scoreless first half, Nevaeh D’Alioa, off a Jada Brown find, found the back of the net for the matches only goal lifting the Red Raiders to the win, and a Class B semifinal game on Tuesday against Holy Names in Lansingburgh.


Stillwater 9  Granville 0:  Teya Staie and Brooke Pickett both scored hat tricks, and Keelyn Peacock, Devon Wagner and Gianna Moraci added single goals as the top seeded Class C team in the state moves on to host Maple Hill in a quarterfinal match on Tuesday. Continue reading

Friday Night Football


Five Wasaren schools played football Friday night with two squads facing opponents in Section II quarterfinals while three competed in crossover contests.

Hoosick Falls 18  Lake George/Hadley Luzerne 6:  Trailing 6-0 after the first period, the Panthers shutout the Warriors the rest of the way and notched the come-from-behind win in a Class C quarterfinal.

Jeffrey Vincent ran for 210 yards and caught touchdowns passes of 18 and 38 yards from Panther quarterback Sam Richard, to lead the Falls attack.

With the win the Panthers move to 7-1 on the season and will play in a Class C semifinal next weekend. Continue reading

Soccer Sectional Roundup


The Section II soccer tournament continued play on Thursday for both the girls and boys with seven Wasaren teams in action.


Mechanicville 1  Albany Academy 0:  Jada Brown took a feed from Michalena DePasquale and found the back of the net for the matches only goal, as the Red Raiders advance to round two with the 1-0 “W”.

Savannah Bowie saved nine shots and combined with the Mechanicville defense for the shutout.  Next up for the Raiders is a home match on Saturday with Catskill. Continue reading