Wasaren Baseball

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Greenwich 19  Cambridge 1

Winning Pitcher:  Kaden Hall 4 IP 0 3 Hits ER  5 K’s

Hitting Stars:  Witches – John Walsh 4-5, 2 2B’s, 4 RBI’s       Jesse Kuzmich 4-4, 3 RBI’s      Carson Mosher 3-4, 2 2B’s, 3 RBI’s

Greenwich ripped 21 hits in the five-inning contest to even their mark at 1-1.

 

Schuylerville 14  Hoosic Valley 3

Winning Pitcher:  Alex Vallee

Hitting Stars:  Black Horses – Ryan Yandow 2-4, 2B, 4 RBI’s      Brady Eugair 2-3, RBI      Indians – Nick Santiago 1-2, 2B

In Schuylerville’s season-opener, the Black Horses plated 13 runs over the first three frames, on their way to the non-league “W” over the Valley

Jimmer Update

jim head shotThe Phoenix Suns Jimmer Fredette enjoyed his best game since returning to the NBA on Wednesday night in the Suns 118-97 loss to Utah.

Fredette played 22 minutes scoring 10 points on 5 of 11 from the floor.  The Glens Falls native added a pair of steals and an assist and rebound in his most minutes played since joining the Suns.

In four games of action since signing with Phoenix two weeks ago, Jimmer is averaging 11.5 minutes and 5.5 points on 32% shooting from the floor.

With the Suns leading scorer Devon Booker out for the remainder of the year, Fredette should see more minutes in the three games remaining for Phoenix.

Waterford Rolls Over Hadley-Luzerne

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Waterford’s lucky number on Thursday afternoon was 17 as the Fordians pounded 17 hits and plated 17 runs in their 17-7 victory over Hadley Luzerne.

Every player in the Fordian lineup hit safely with five players enjoying multiple hit games.

Mike Castracani went 3-5 with 4 RBI’s, Michael Talavera 3-4 with an RBI and Evan Kexel plated two on his 3-4 day to lead the Fordian’s assault.

Bobby Valigorski picked up the pitching win for Waterford throwing four innings, allowing seven runs on nine hits.

Baseball Softball Roundup

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Mechanicville 4  Spa Catholic 1

Winning Pitcher:  Wood

Hitting Stars:  Red Raiders – Nadler 1-2, RBI     Saints – Molly O’Reilly 2-4, 2B      Ava Diaz 2-3

The Saints outhit Mechanicville, but committed three costly errors defensively as the Raiders secured the “W”.

 

Greenwich 9  Hoosic Valley 0

Winning Pitcher:  Lily McCauliffe Two-hit shutout with 11 K’s

Hitting Stars:  Witches – Lauren Maines 2-4, 4 RBI’s        Lily McCauliffe 2-4

Greenwich scored six times in the top of the seventh to open up a close contest and post the victory.

 

Baseball

Mechanicville 1  Spa Catholic 0

Winning Pitcher:  Jacob LaFountain 5.1 IP 5 Hits 4 BB’s 8 K’s

Hitting Stars:  Red Raiders – Jacob Popiel 1B – run scored

In a pitcher’s duel between LaFountain and the Saints Terel Tillman, Popiel singled and scored the game’s lone run in the second inning, advancing to second on a wild pitch and scoring on an infield error.  Devin Garland picked up the save for the Raiders throwing two innings in relief as Mechanicville with the win moves to 2-0 on the young season.

 

Hoosic Valley 5  Greenwich 3

Winning Pitcher:  Ethan Caiazza 7 IP 6 Hits 0 ER

Hitting Stars:  Indians – Ethan Caiazza 2-3, 2B       Kessler Waldron 2B       Justin Sawyer 2B  Witches – Christian O’Brien 1-3, 2B       James Ostrowski 2-4

The Valley plated single runs in the first and fourth frames, and scored three times in the fifth to take control, posting their second win in as many outings.

 

Mechanicville 8  Waterford 0  (Monday)

Winning Pitcher:  Jacob Popiel No-hitter with 13 K’s 3 BB’s

Hitting Stars:  Red Raiders – Jacob LaFountain 3-4, 2 3B’s, 2 RBI’s        Nick Billert 2-2, 2 RBI’s        Matthew Wertman 2-4, 2 RBI’s

The Raiders Popiel throws his first career no-hitter and gets plenty of run support highlighted by a pair of long three-baggers from LaFountain.

Valley Tops Stillwater

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Hoosic Valley used a seven run fourth frame to take control, and went on to post a 14-12 decision over Stillwater on Monday in the season-opener for both clubs.

The Indians Ethan Caiazza went 4-4 at the plate with a pair of doubles while earning the pitching win as well.  Nick Santiago enjoyed a 2-4 day with 3 RBI’s and 3 stolen bases, and Isaac Carlo added a 2-3 afternoon with an RBI for the 1-0 Indians.

Stillwater’s Scott Travis led the Warriors offensively going 2-4 with an RBI.

In other action, Waterford scored 11 times in the top of the fourth on their way to a 15-0 shutout of Stillwater on Tuesday.

Michael Talavera ripped a pair of hits and drove in four, while Bobby Valigorski with a single and doubled plated three for the Fordians who banged out 12 hits on the afternoon.

T. Phelan picked up the complete game shutout for Waterford, fanning nine, while allowing just three hits in the victory.

Cambridge State Champions

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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

Cambridge One Win Away

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Cambridge 75  Maple Grove 43

Leading Scorers:  Indians – Lily Phillips 22        Sophie Phillips 21        Fiona Mooney 17    Maple Grove – Bre Hill 10

The Indians were firing  on all cylinders putting their highest point total of the season on the board in rolling to the “W” in their Class C state semifinal. Cambridge opened and closed the first period on a pair of scoring runs, 12-2 to start and an 8-0 streak to finish the quarter, taking a 28-10 lead to the second.

Cambridge led 49-27 at halftime shooting lights out over the first sixteen minutes connecting on 18 of 27 from the floor and 8 of 9 from deep.

If there was any doubt, the Indians put the game away by scoring the final 15 points of the third frame to stretch their advantage to 66-34 with the final eight minutes, an extended celebration for the Cambridge faithful.

Cambridge (24-1), will face Watkins Glen (21-4), Saturday at 7 p.m. at HVCC for the Class C championship.

Cambridge Faces Maple Grove In State Semifinal

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Just a year ago the Cambridge Indians, with three freshman in their starting lineup made a surprising run to the girls basketball state final four, where they fell 56-52 to Millbrook in the semi’s.  Despite losing five seniors from that squad, Cambridge returned a talented seven and the goal for the Indians this season was another mid-March trip to Troy.

Lofty aspirations for a roster that includes five sophomores and a pair of freshman, with an all underclassman starting five, but on Friday they’ll face Maple Grove from Section VI at HVCC in a 3:15 tip with the winner advancing to play for a state title. Continue reading

Indians Advance, Raiders Fall

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Two Wasaren girls teams were still standing as regional finals got underway on Saturday in all classifications.  Both Cambridge and Mechanicville after hours on the road stepped on the floor in Class C and B runs, one win away from the state final four next weekend.

Both squads were tested and played well with Cambridge taking the next step with a 60-47 win over Moriah in the C’s while Mechanicville lost a heart-breaker, 58-57 to Canton in Class B.   Continue reading