Suburban Council wrestling: Shaker edges Niskayuna in dual meet

One week after defeating Saratoga Springs, Shaker edged Niskayuna 38-35 in a Suburban Council wrestling match Wednesday, Jan. 16.

Jashon Homes’ pin against Brody Johnson at 106 pounds and Michael Santore’s 15-2 victory over Matthew Whelan at 113 pounds gave the Blue Bison a 38-32 lead. Jack Schiavo closed out the match with a 5-4 victory over Austin Sill at 120 pounds for Niskayuna, but it wasn’t enough.

Ghassan Chehade (182 pounds) and Ryan Stein (195) also recorded pins for Shaker. Ben Catrambone (126), Willie Thacker (138) and Peter Meshkov (160) pinned their opponents for Niskayuna. Continue reading “Suburban Council wrestling: Shaker edges Niskayuna in dual meet”

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”

Patroon Conference boys basketball: Maple Hill handles Catskill

The Maple Hill boys basketball team moved into a tie with Catskill for first place in the Patroon Conference with a 73-60 over the Cats Wednesday, Jan. 16, in Schodack.

Nate Mannion and Quinn Pratico each scored 20 points for the Wildcats (9-2 league, 12-2 overall), who put the game out of reach with a 24-point fourth quarter. Rian Jewett added 11 points.

Justice Brantley scored 17 points for Catskill (9-2, 12-3), while Bervonis Donely and Devon Haye each contributed 12 points. Continue reading “Patroon Conference boys basketball: Maple Hill handles Catskill”

Adirondack League girls basketball: Warrensburg remains undefeated with victory over Hadley-Luzerne

Warrensburg remained the only undefeated Adirondack League girls basketball team with a 69-30 victory over Hadley-Luzerne Wednesday, Jan. 16.

The Eagles led the Burghers by one point after the first quarter, but Warrensburg (10-0 league, 14-0 overall) outscored Hadley-Luzerne 56-16 over the final three quarters to pull away.

Abigail Ranous poured in 23 points, and Megan Hughes contributed 20 points for Warrensburg, which entered the game ranked 10th in the New York State Sportswriters Association’s Class C poll. The Burghers are one of four Section 2 teams ranked in the top 10, with Hoosic Valley (No. 5), Cambridge (No. 6) and Maple Hill (No. 8) ahead of them.

Kassidy Plummer netted 13 points for Hadley-Luzerne Continue reading “Adirondack League girls basketball: Warrensburg remains undefeated with victory over Hadley-Luzerne”

Foothills Council bowling: Gloversville shuts out Johnstown

The Gloversville bowling team posted its second shutout of the week by defeating Foothills Council neighbor Johnstown 4-0 Wednesday, Jan. 16, at Arterial Lanes.

Riley Griffiths rolled a high series of 627, and Lane Daley contributed a 620 series for the Huskies, who had a total pin fall of 3,369. Daley had the high game for Gloversville with a 253.

Noah Barner was the top bowler for Johnstown with a 615 series and a 216 high game.

Gloversville defeated Queensbury 4-0 Monday, Jan. 14, at King Pin. Adam Loveless led the Huskies with a 584 series, which included a high game of 221. Tony Feolele rolled a 548 series for Queensbury.

Scenes from WAC boys basketball: Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons powers past Duanesburg

Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons built a 14-5 lead in the first quarter and pulled away for a 75-61 victory over Duanesburg in a Western Athletic Conference boys basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 15, in Schenectady.

Todd Williamson led four Golden Knights in double digits with 22 points. Lorenzo Marchisio scored 18 points, while Noah Foster contributed 13 points and Rodney Parker added 12 points.

Jakob Stahl drained four three-pointers on his way to an 18-point night for Duanesburg. Zack Gamache was equally proficient from beyond the three-point arc, as all 15 of his points came from five three-pointers. Brian Mallory added 12 points for the Eagles. Continue reading “Scenes from WAC boys basketball: Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons powers past Duanesburg”

Suburban Council boys basketball: Bethlehem wins battle of undefeated teams

A big third quarter helped Bethlehem defeat Saratoga Springs 75-65 in a battle of undefeated Suburban Council boys basketball teams Tuesday, Jan. 15.

The Eagles outscored the Blue Streaks 25-16 in the third period to open up a 12-point lead. Saratoga Springs made several attempts to get back into the game, but Bethlehem held on for the 10-point win.

Pat Ryan played a big role in Bethlehem’s victory. The senior guard made six three-pointers on his way to a season-high 20-point performance. Jake LaClair contributed 15 points, while Eric Signor (12 points) and Michael Ortale (11 points) added a combined total of 23 points.

Will Fox paced Saratoga Springs with 18 points, and Aidan Holmes chipped in with 16 points.

The victory moved Bethlehem into the Blue Division lead with a 9-0 record (13-0 overall) with seven games left in the regular season. Saratoga Springs dipped to 8-1 and 11-1. Continue reading “Suburban Council boys basketball: Bethlehem wins battle of undefeated teams”

Colonial Council boys basketball: Watervliet hangs on to defeat LaSalle

Watervliet fended off a fourth quarter rally to defeat LaSalle 69-60 Tuesday, Jan. 15, in a Colonial Council boys basketball game.

The Cannoneers went on a 22-10 run in the second quarter to take 34-26 halftime lead against the Cadets. Watervliet extended its advantage to 14 points in the third quarter before LaSalle made a late push to trim the deficit to under double digits.

J.J. Chestnut poured in 23 points, and Khari Croley contributed 20 points for Watervliet. Connor Cepiel netted 14 points, Andrew Vanroy chipped in with 13 points and Jimyh Evans added 12 points for LaSalle. Continue reading “Colonial Council boys basketball: Watervliet hangs on to defeat LaSalle”

Section 2 wrestling: Shenendehowa, Warrensburg advance to state dual meet tournament

Shenendehowa rallied past Columbia 47-34 to win the Division 1 title at the Section 2 Dual Meet Championships Tuesday, Jan. 15, at Shenendehowa High School.

The Plainsmen found themselves down by as many as 14 points in the championship match before taking six of the final seven bouts, including the last four in a row.

Colden Dorfman (170 pounds), Sebastian Underwood (220), David Ensminger (99) and Stevo Poulin (106) recorded pins for Shenendehowa. Jacob Slovak (126), Zach Strope (132), Jakob Edwards (160) and Ryan Duryea (195) pinned their opponents for Columbia. Continue reading “Section 2 wrestling: Shenendehowa, Warrensburg advance to state dual meet tournament”

Colonial Council girls basketball: Breanna Lott’s three-point play lifts Mohonasen past RCS

Breanna Lott converted on a traditional three-point play with two seconds left to give Mohonasen a 57-55 victory over Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk in a Colonial Council girls basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 15.

Lott hit the go-ahead basket and was fouled on the play. She then converted on the ensuing free throw to give the Mighty Warriors their two-point margin of victory.

Lott finished with 16 points, while Jordyn Caldwell contributed 14 points for Mohonasen. Grace Engel had 19 points, and Sara Hotaling added 12 points for RCS. Continue reading “Colonial Council girls basketball: Breanna Lott’s three-point play lifts Mohonasen past RCS”