The Greenwich girls and Stillwater boys showed the way in the Wasaren League meet, earning team championships in Stillwater on Wednesday.
Greenwich, topped the field with 172 points, second place Stillwater finished with 142 points, Hoosic Valley 66 points, Cambridge 59 points and Mechanicville with 42 points rounded out the top five.
Dual winners included the Witches Brynn Wright (1500 and 2000 steeplechase), Lucia D’Acchilie (100 hurdles and 400 hurdles), Stillwater’s Kelly Moran (long jump and triple jump), and Mechanicville’s Jada Brown ( 100 and 200).
On the boys side Stillwater compiled 137 points, Greenwich 70 points, Granville 52 points, Lake George 47 points and Waterford with 46 points rounded out the top five.
Three Warriors earned dual wins in the meet including Connor Smith (100 and 200), Stillwater’s Joe Yusaitis (800 and 3200), and Dylan Moran (long jump and triple jump).
It’s been said in the sports world that a Mom is unquestionably their sons and daughters biggest fan. Fiercely loyal to their children, whether they’re a star player or one that sees limited playing time. Starting in Little League and for some on into college, Moms show out in full support, sport after sport, year after year.
I was fortunate to have a Mom like that. Continue reading
Congratulations to Mechanicville baseball player Jacob Popiel on being named Wasaren Sportsnet Player of the Week.
On Monday against Waterford, Popiel threw a no-hitter leading the Red Raiders to an 8-0 decision over the Fordians.
The Mechanicville right-hander struck out 13 and allowed three walks in pitching his first career gem.
Congratulations to Jacob, our first Wasaren Sportsnet Player of the Week for the spring season.
Another high school basketball season goes in the books, and it was a good winter campaign in the Wasaren with quality girls and boys teams enjoying a competitive regular season and faring well in post season play, culminating with the Cambridge girls winning a state title Saturday night in Troy. Continue reading
Cambridge 57 Watkins Glen 43
Leading Scorers: Indians – Sophie Phillips 24 Stasia Epler 14 McKayla McLenithan 10 Watkins Glen – Andrienna Solomon 11 Danielle Leszyk 10 Taylor Kelly 10
Cambridge can run with anyone and their opponent Watkins Glen feels the same way. For three quarters of the Class C state final Saturday in Troy, the two squads rode transition games that had brought them to the championship run producing a fast paced, competitive game where the biggest lead by either team was five points.
Then the Cambridge defense took over. Continue reading
MVP Jon Kempf Jr. Hoosick Falls
Tristan Williams Jr. Cambridge
Bobby Valigorski Sr. Waterford
John Walsh Sr. Greenwich
Brian McNeil Jr. Stillwater
Frank Zotto Sr. Tamarac
Isaac Carlo Sr. Hoosic Valley
Josh Germaine Jr. Mechanicville
Michael Talavera Jr. Waterford
Bo Catherwood So. Tamarac
Jacob DeFreest Sr. Tamarac
Hoosick Falls and Hoosic Valley played in the Zero Gravity Tournament at the Cool Insuring Arena in Glens Falls on Sunday and both Wasaren squads came away with defeats.
Lake George 55 Hoosick Falls 30
Leading Scorers: Warriors – Chris Becker 20 Mason Flatley 13 Luke Pelcher 10 Falls – Tristan Williams 15
Key Stat: Lake George held the Panthers to single digits in every frame while outscoring the Falls 30-14 in the second half, in posting their 44th straight victory over previously unbeaten Hoosick Falls. Just four Hoosick Falls players scored in the contest as the Panthers fell for the first time in 13 outings this season.
St. Johnsville 46 Hoosic Valley 35
Leading Scorers: St. Johnsville – Tyler Leon 20 Jack Brundage 11 Indians – Zach Ryan 14 Isaac Carlo 9
Key Stat: St. Johnsville shutout the Valley in the first period taking a 13-0 lead and nursed that cushion the rest of the way to the “W”.
HERE IS THE LINK TO THE ARCHIVED CALL OF THE CAMBRIDGE / MECHANICVILLE GIRLS BASKETBALL GAME.