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”
Watervliet scored the final five points of the game to defeat Lansingburgh 58-52 in a Colonial Council girls basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 8.
Raynelle Davis scored 13 points, and Makayla Milligan contributed 12 points for the Cannoneers. Autumn Anderson netted 14 points for the Lady Knights, who closed the gap to one point with less than one minute left in the fourth quarter. Patience Riley chipped in with 11 points for Lansingburgh, and Madison Teta added 10 points.
Elsewhere in the Colonial Council, Catholic Central pulled away late to defeat Voorheesville 48-42. Sarah Mattefield had 12 points, and Riqiya Harris added 11 points for the Crusaders. Olivia Barringer poured in 19 points for the Blackbirds. Continue reading “Colonial Council girls basketball: Watervliet pulls away late to defeat Lansingburgh”
Albany Academy for Girls overcame a five-point halftime deficit to pull out a 44-41 victory over Ichabod Crane in a Colonial Council basketball game Friday, Jan. 4.
Aaliyah Juste poured in 28 points to lead the Bears to victory. Madison Graham paced the Riders with 18 points.
In other Colonial Council action, Academy of the Holy Names defeated Voorheesville 51-31 on the road. Grace Field scored seven of her team-high 19 points in the fourth quarter as Holy Names pulled away with an 18-5 run.
Olivia Barringer had 12 points for Voorheesville. Continue reading “Colonial Council girls basketball: Albany Academy for Girls rally past Ichabod Crane”
Notre Dame of Utica defeated Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake 43-36 to win the inaugural Mohonasen Holiday Classic girls basketball tournament Saturday, Dec. 29.
Emma Sehring netted 20 points to lead Notre Dame to the seven-point win. Ajla Sedjic made three shots from beyond the three-point arc as part of a 10-point night.
Carlie Rzeszotarski had 17 points for Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake.
In the consolation game, Mekeel Christian Academy fended off a late Mohonasen charge to win 48-41. Avery Mills scored 20 points, and Madison Show added 15 points for the Lions, who led by 13 points entering the fourth quarter. Continue reading “Girls basketball: Notre Dame of Utica wins Mohonasen Holiday Classic”
Notre Dame of Utica fended off a late rally to defeat Mohonasen 40-37 in the opening round of the inaugural Mohonasen Holiday Classic girls basketball tournament Friday, Dec. 28.
Notre Dame outscored Mohonasen 11-5 in the second quarter to build a 20-14 halftime lead. The Mighty Warriors closed the gap to one possession several times in the fourth quarter before running out of time.
Breanna Lott netted 16 points for Mohonasen, which meets Mekeel Christian Academy in the consolation round Saturday, Dec. 29. Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake edged Mekeel Christian 43-41 in the other opening round game to advance to Saturday’s final against Notre Dame. Continue reading “Girls basketball: Notre Dame of Utica advances past Mohonasen at inaugural Mohon Holiday Classic”
Albany Academy for Girls built a 19-9 lead in the first quarter and hung on for a 56-48 victory over Lansingburgh Tuesday, Dec. 18, in a Colonial Council girls basketball game.
Meleena Ottati netted 15 points, Sarah Richardson contributed 14 points and Aaliyah Juste added 13 points for Albany Academy for Girls. Madison Teta scored 16 points to lead three Lansingburgh players in double digits. Patience Riley had 14 points, and Autumn Anderson recorded 11 points.
Voorheesville defeated Mohonasen 57-48 in another Colonial Council clash. Olivia Barringer poured in 32 points for the Blackbirds, while Breanna Lott scored 16 points for the Mighty Warriors. Shiya Hunter added 14 points for Mohonasen. Continue reading “Colonial Council girls basketball: Albany Academy for Girls defeats Lansingburgh; Voorheesville gets past Mohonasen”
The Mohonasen girls basketball team made a successful Colonial Council debut by defeating Lansingburgh 62-46 Friday, Nov. 30, in Rotterdam.
Breanna Lott poured in 32 points to lead the Mighty Warriors. Patience Riley scored 12 points for Lansingburgh.
In other Colonial Council action, Albany Academy for Girls defeated Watervliet 51-38, and Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk won a defensive battle with Cohoes 34-26. Continue reading “Colonial Council girls basketball round-up: Mohonasen wins league opener; Albany Academy for Girls defeats Watervliet”
Head coach: Doug Holden
Last year’s record: 2-19
Playoff result: Lost to Glens Falls in first round
Returning players: Breanna Lott (power forward), Kateri Vumbaco (shooting guard), Ava Fasolino (point guard), Samantha Purzycki (small forward), Jordyn Caldwell (shooting guard)
Newcomers: Zionna Perez-Tucker (shooting guard), Isabella Vanderwarker (power forward), Shyla Hunter (point guard), Gabriella Toth (shooting guard)
Coach’s comments: “We are small in numbers with nine [players], but decent in basketball skill, abilities and IQ. Moving from the Suburban Council … into the Colonial Council poses many new challenges that we are hopeful we can adjust to and overcome. This will be a season of growth for the coaches and the players.”
Mohonasen setter Bryannah Green received the Most Valuable Player award when the Colonial Council girls volleyball coaches revealed their all-star selections Monday, Oct. 29.
Green led the Mighty Warriors with 105 service aces, 225 assists and 42 kills. She helped Mohonasen win its first Section 2 playoff match when the fifth-seeded Mighty Warriors defeated No. 4 Averill Park in the quarterfinals.
Mohonasen Libero Hailey DeGuire was chosen by the league’s coaches as the Defensive Player of the Year. DeGuire notched 185 digs for an average of 3.5 digs per match in 2018.
Outside hitter Sydney Neff from Academy of the Holy Names was named the Offensive Player of the Year. Neff had a hitting average of .562 to lead Holy Names’ offense, and she also led her team in defensive digs. Continue reading “Mohonasen’s Bryannah Green leads list of Colonial Council girls volleyball all-star honorees”