Colonial Council girls basketball report: Holy Names pulls away from Mohonasen; Voorheesville prevails over Academy

Academy of the Holy Names pulled away for a 69-35 victory over Mohonasen in a Colonial Council girls basketball game Tuesday, Dec. 12, in Rotterdam.

Holy Names built a 19-11 lead in the first quarter and put the game out of Mohonasen’s reach with a 24-7 run in the third quarter.

Saniyya Adams led a balanced attack for Holy Names with 13 points. Grace Field contributed 12 points, and Hailey Reyes added 11 points.

Shiya Hunter scored nine points, and Jordyn Caldwell chipped in with eight points for Mohonasen.

Elsewhere in the Colonial Council, Voorheesville overcame a sluggish start to defeat Albany Academy for Girls 52-41 in Albany. The Blackbirds outscored the Bears 18-8 in the second quarter to grab a 22-17 halftime lead.

Olivia Barringer recorded 19 points, while Claire Reilly contributed 10 points for Voorheesville. Aaliyah Juste had 15 points, and Mianna Jackson added 12 points for Albany Academy for Girls.

Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk edged Cobleskill-Richmondville 41-39. Samantha Baker and Lauren Sanderson each scored nine points for RCS, while Sabrina Pressley netted 14 points for Cobleskill-Richmondville.

Schalmont raced out to a 29-10 halftime lead on its way to a 49-31 victory over Lansingburgh. Eden Messemer had 18 points, and Haley Burchhardt chipped in wit h13 points for the Sabres. Madison Teta poured in 21 points for Lansingburgh.

Catholic Central used a 17-8 run in the third quarter to pull away for a 54-42 victory over Ichabod Crane. Sarah Mattefield paced the Crusaders with 21 points, while Madison Graham led the Riders with 16 points.

Cohoes fended off Watervliet 38-33 in another Colonial Council contest. Shawna Ferris tallied 10 points for Cohoes, while Raynelle Davis scored 12 points for Watervliet.


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