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

Greenwich Rolls Over Canjo

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Greenwich took control early, jumping out to a 20-4 lead at the quarter break and expanding their advantage to 38-13 at the half on their way to the easy “W” over Canajoharie.

Molly Brophy dropped 29 points to go with 11 boards to lead the Witches in the non-league run.

Emma Brophy scored 10 points for Greenwich and Gabby Wiss had a big game on the glass hauling in 16 rebounds for 2-0 Witches squad.

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

Girls Basketball; Greenwich Tops Gibbons

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Greenwich built a working margin over the middle periods and hung on for the 52-49 victory over Bishop Gibbons on Wednesday night in Greenwich.

The Witches trailed 16-13 after the first 8:00, but outscored Gibbons 25-13 in quarters two and three on their way to the season opening “W”.

The Witches Molly Brophy led all scorers with a 20 point effort, while Emma Brophy added 10 points for Greenwich.

Bishop Gibbons placed three players in double digits with Ava Megyeri scoring 13 points, Abby Kienzie 11, and Jailene Santiago with 10 points for the 1-1 Gibbons squad.

Wasaren Sportsnet’s Basketball Webcast Schedule

Here is the tentative schedule of basketball webcasts that Wasaren Sportsnet will broadcast this year.  Many thanks to Mechanicville and Hoosic Valley for allowing me to broadcast from their venues.

I’m looking for advertising help to make this happen.

In the fall for our football webcasts we’ve been so fortunate to have New Country Toyota of Clifton Park, The Connor’s Agency,  Wiley Brothers, Bonnier’s, Legends Barbershop, Great American Opportunities. The Community Nursery School, DeVito Salvadore Funeral Home, and Val’s advertise with us for years.  We’re now looking for a winter line-up of businesses for the basketball season. 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

Witches Top Corinth

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Greenwich hosted Corinth Monday night in their season-opener and came away with a 47-40 victory over the Tomahawks in a close contest throughout.

John Walsh led the Witches with 14 points and Josh James added 10 points for Greenwich who led 13-11 at the quarter and 25-20 at the half, and rode that cushion to the nonleague “W”.