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.
It was a full slate of action in the league Friday night as the regular season heads into it’s final two weeks of the year.
Cambridge 61 Spa Catholic 24
Leading Scorers: Indians – Lily Phillips 14 Fiona Mooney 14 Sophie Philips 12 Saints – Ashley Upson 5
Key Stat: Cambridge to a 21-3 first quarter lead and never looked back, drilling eight treys on the night in posting the easy victory over Spa Catholic. Continue reading
HERS IS THE LINK TO THE ARCHIVED CALL OF THE TAMARAC / HOOSIC VALLEY BOYS BASKETBALL GAME.