Wasaren Teams Fare Well in Sectional Play

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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.

Girls

Cambridge 56  Cairo-Durham 23 Continue reading

Sectional Pairings, Who Can Make a Run

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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.

Boys

Class B:  #11 Mechanicville @ # 6 Hudson    #15 Tamarac @ #2 Glens Falls   Continue reading

Bengals, Panthers Earn Wasaren Titles

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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

Friday Night Hoops

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Boys

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

Girls Basketball Results

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A full slate of action on Wednesday night in girls basketball produced little drama as just one game was decided by less than double figures. Here’s how things played out on the last day in January.

Cambridge 46  Stillwater 21

Leading Scorers:  Indians – Fiona Mooney 12     Helen Mooney 10       Warriors – Marley Mueller 8

Key Points:  Cambridge held the Warriors to single numbers in every quarter and used a 24-5 third period to take control, on their way to their 17th victory in as many outings.  Continue reading

Mechanicville Holds Off Tamarac

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Tuesday night in Mechanicville the Red Raiders built a commanding 17 point cushion through three periods of play, but needed a clutch triple from sophomore Josh Germaine late in the fourth to put away the Bengals and post the 64-57 “W”.

The two squads played evenly through the first eight minutes with Mechanicville’s Kendrick McCann and Tamarac’s Frank Zotto each scoring five points in the period.  Continue reading