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Wasaren League boys basketball: Hoosic Valley defeats Cambridge at home

Hoosic Valley went on a 13-5 run in the third quarter to take the lead and held on for a 46-38 victory over Cambridge Friday, Jan. 18, in a Wasaren League boys basketball game in Schaghticoke.

Eight players contributed points for Hoosic Valley, led by 11 points each from Isaac Carlo and Derek Eddy. Brian Hall had 12 points, and Jeffrey Burke chipped in with nine points for Cambridge. Continue reading “Wasaren League boys basketball: Hoosic Valley defeats Cambridge at home”

Wasaren League boys basketball: Tamarac eases past Berlin

Tamarac jumped out to a 46-15 halftime lead and cruised to a 91-32 victory over Berlin in a Wasaren League boys basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 16.

Anthony Ciampolillo led the Bengals with 23 points, while Bo Catherwood contributed 19 points. Dan Honsinger added 10 points for Tamarac.

Kasey Billert paced Berlin with a 10-point effort. Malachi Ritter chipped in with eight points. Continue reading “Wasaren League boys basketball: Tamarac eases past Berlin”

Wasaren League boys basketball: Tamarac continues its upward trajectory with victory over Mechanicville

After winning three games in 2017-18, the Tamarac boys basketball team continued its ascent of the Wasaren League standings with a 70-63 victory over Mechanicville Friday, Jan. 4.

Jacob DeFreest led five players in double digits with 17 points for the Bengals, who improved to 4-1 in the league and 7-2 overall. Dalton Maxon had a double-double with 11 points and 18 rebounds, while Bo Catherwood and Frank Zotto each added 13 points. Anthony Ciampolillo chipped in with 11 points.

Devin Garland had 20 points, and Nick Billert registered 13 points for the Red Raiders (3-2, 5-4). Luci D’Ambro and Josh Germain each added 12 points. Continue reading “Wasaren League boys basketball: Tamarac continues its upward trajectory with victory over Mechanicville”

Scenes from Section 2 wrestling: Corinth wins Sabre Duals at Schalmont

ROTTERDAM – Corinth swept its five opponents to win the Sabre Duals wrestling tournament Saturday, Dec. 15, at Schalmont High School.

The Tomahawks edged Schalmont 42-36 in the fourth round to turn aside their closest competitor at the six-team tournament. Schalmont finished second with a 4-1 record after defeating Albany, Lansingburgh, Berlin/New Lebanon and Rensselaer. Continue reading “Scenes from Section 2 wrestling: Corinth wins Sabre Duals at Schalmont”

Wasaren League boys basketball: Frank Zotto’s big second half propels Tamarac past Greenwich

Frank Zotto scored 22 of his team-high 29 points in the second half to lead Tamarac to a 75-71 victory over Greenwich Friday, Dec. 14, in a Wasaren League boys basketball game.

Zotto scored 13 points in the third quarter alone to help the Bengals erase a two-point halftime deficit. Jacob DeFreest contributed seven points during the surge and finished with 17 points.

John Walsh had 27 points, and Alex Curtis added 14 points for Greenwich. Continue reading “Wasaren League boys basketball: Frank Zotto’s big second half propels Tamarac past Greenwich”

Patroon Conference wrestling: Coxsackie-Athens handles Taconic Hills; Catskill defeats Rensselaer

Eight Coxsackie-Athens wrestlers recorded pins in an 83-3 Patroon Conference victory over Taconic Hills Thursday, Dec. 13.

Colin Brackett shut out Aidan Scarpinati 6-0 to win his 106-pound bout for Taconic Hills, but pins by Logan Campbell (113) and Kyle Green (120) got Coxsackie-Athens going. Noah Bartels (138), Julian Cruz (145), Colin Riley (152), Andrew Riley (170), Colby Lord (182) and Marc Martinez (285) also pinned their opponents for the Indians. Continue reading “Patroon Conference wrestling: Coxsackie-Athens handles Taconic Hills; Catskill defeats Rensselaer”

Wasaren League boys basketball: Tamarac pulls away from Waterford-Halfmoon

The Tamarac boys basketball team equaled its win total from last year by defeating Waterford-Halfmoon 78-58 Wednesday, Dec. 12, in a Wasaren League game.

The Bengals (3-0) went on a 20-4 run in the fourth quarter to pull away from the Fordians (2-3). Jacob DeFreest scored nine points during the spurt and finished with 17 points and 14 rebounds for Tamarac.

Frank Zotto also scored 17 points for the Bengals, while Dalton Maxon contributed 14 points and 11 rebounds. Bo Catherwood scored 12 points in the first half and finished with 16 points for the game.

Bobby Valigorsky led Waterford-Halfmoon with 19 points, and Michael Talavera added 15 points. Continue reading “Wasaren League boys basketball: Tamarac pulls away from Waterford-Halfmoon”

Non-league boys basketball: Big third quarter lifts Loudonville Christian past Berlin

LOUDONVILLE – A 21-2 run in the third quarter propelled Loudonville Christian to a 52-40 victory over Berlin in a non-league boys basketball game Friday, Nov. 30.

Three players recorded double-digit points for Loudonville Christian, led by Sam Provencher’s 17-point performance. Josiah Westfall conributed 11 points, and Cameron Simon added 10 points for the Eagles.

Ryan Burdick netted 11 points for Berlin, which led 23-20 at halftime. Roman Kane and Brandon Rifenburg each added eight points for the Mountaineers.

Stillwater’s Brooke Pickett named Wasaren League girls soccer Offensive Player of the Year; all-star teams revealed

The Wasaren League girls soccer coaches named Stillwater’s Brooke Pickett the Offensive Player of the Year and Mechanicville’s Ryleigh Hopeck as Defensive Player of the Year when they revealed their all-star teams.

Pickett, a sophomore, led Section 2 in goals scored (52) as she helped Stillwater claim the Class C state title this season. Hopeck was part of a Mechanicville defensive unit that was one of the stingiest in the league.

The full list of Wasaren League girls soccer all-stars is as follows: Continue reading “Stillwater’s Brooke Pickett named Wasaren League girls soccer Offensive Player of the Year; all-star teams revealed”

A look back at the Section 2 Cross Country Championships

By ROB JONAS

SARATOGA SPRINGS – One race lived up to its pre-event billing, while another showdown never materialized at Friday’s Section 2 Cross Country Championships at a soggy Saratoga Spa State Park.

The Class A boys race turned into a battle royale between Shenendehowa and Saratoga Springs, with the Plainsmen pulling out a three-point victory over the Blue Streaks, 60-63. Saratoga had two of the top four runners in the race, but Shen’s pack mentality proved to be the deciding factor.

“Our sixth and seventh runners beat Saratoga’s fifth runner. That was the game right there,” said Shen boys head coach Lance Jordan. Continue reading “A look back at the Section 2 Cross Country Championships”