GLENS FALLS – No. 2 Gloversville overcame a slow start to defeat No. 6 Mohonasen 50-41 in the Section 2 Class A boys basketball semifinals Thursday, Feb. 28, at Cool Insuring Arena.
The defending champion Mighty Warriors jumped out to a 12-5 lead in the first quarter, but the Dragons responded by outscoring Mohonasen 32-19 over the course of the second and third quarters to take control.
Dante Bouchard had 21 points, and Joey Rowback contributed 13 points for Gloversville. Duncan Tallman and Chase Monroe each scored 10 points for Mohonasen.
Gloversville faces No. 1 Troy in Saturday’s Class A final. The Flying Horses dispatched No. 4 Mekeel Christian Academy 74-61 in Thursday’s other semifinal contest.
Latyce Faison and Nazaire Merritt each scored 19 points for Troy, which built a 36-24 halftime lead against the defending state Class B champions from Mekeel Christian. Faison also contributed five assists, and Zaveon Little added 14 points.
Ozzy DeJesus netted 26 points, and Alex Barnhill chipped in with 14 points for Mekeel Christian. Continue reading “Section 2 boys basketball semifinals: Gloversville advances past Mohonasen in Class A semifinals”
Defending Section 2 Class A champion Mohonasen began this year’s boys basketball tournament with a 62-37 victory over No. 11 Catholic Central Wednesday, Feb. 20, in Rotterdam.
Duncan Tallman made four three-pointers and finished with a team-leading 21 points for the sixth-seeded Mighty Warriors, who jumped out to a 19-6 lead in the first quarter. Chase Monroe contributed 12 points, and Shawn Gillisslee added nine points.
Jackson Brown scored 13 points for Catholic Central.
Mohonasen advances to face No. 3 Averill Park Sunday, Feb. 24, at Hudson Valley Community College. Continue reading “Section 2 Class A boys basketball playoffs: Mohonasen opens with victory over Catholic Central”
ROTTERDAM – Undefeated Schalmont completed a season sweep of crosstown rival Mohonasen with a 60-49 victory Thursday, Jan. 31, in a Colonial Council boys basketball game at Mohonasen High School.
The Sabres weathered an early storm from the Mighty Warriors to take a 13-11 lead at the end of the first quarter, and then went on a 9-0 run to begin the second quarter to break the game open. By halftime, Schalmont led 32-18.
Mohonasen made several attempts to get back into the contest in the second half, but Schalmont hit several key shots down the stretch to maintain a comfortable margin over the Mighty Warriors. Continue reading “Scenes from Colonial Council boys basketball: Schalmont wins Battle of Rotterdam for the second time”
Mohonasen overcame a four-point halftime deficit to edge Lansingburgh 59-55 in a Colonial Council boys basketball game Friday, Jan. 25.
Chase Monroe had 24 points for the Mighty Warriors, who outscored the Knights 21-14 in the third quarter. Shawn Gillisslee contributed 18 points, and Duncan Tallman added 13 points.
Vinny Tario led Lansingburgh with 15 points, and Isaiah Knight chipped in with 13 points. Continue reading “Colonial Council boys basketball: Mohonasen edges Lansingburgh”
The Tamarac boys basketball team locked up its first winning season since 2009 with a 64-44 non-league victory against New Lebanon Tuesday, Jan. 22.
Anthony Ciampolillo and Frank Zotto each scored 17 points to lead the Bengals (11-3), who pulled away from the Tigers with a 21-9 run in the second quarter. Cole Erickson had 14 points, and Clayton Erickson contributed 13 points for New Lebanon.
Elsewhere, Duncan Tallman became Mohonasen’s all-time scoring leader as the Mighty Warriors defeated Schenectady 71-63. Tallman scored 13 of his game-high 21 points in the fourth quarter lead Mohonasen to victory and surpass Phil DeCarlo atop the school’s leaderboard with 1,274 points.
Shawn Gillisslee chipped in with 16 points, and Chase Monroe added 15 points for Mohonasen, which overcame a slow start to build a 33-30 halftime lead. Elijah Johnsen had 15 points for Schenectady. Continue reading “Boys basketball: Tamarac defeats New Lebanon to clinch first winning season in 10 years”
Watervliet went on a 19-9 run in the fourth quarter to pull away for a 61-47 victory over Mohonasen Friday, Jan. 18, in a Colonial Council boys basketball game.
J.J. Chestnut scored 22 points to lead the Cannoneers, who handed Mohonasen its first loss in its last eight games. Derrick Beason contributed 14 points, and Messiah Mallory added 13 points for Watervliet.
Chase Monroe had 18 points, and Shawn Gillisslee chipped in with 12 points for Mohonasen. Continue reading “Colonial Council boys basketball: Watervliet ends Mohonasen’s seven game winning streak”
Mohonasen and Guilderland used to be neighboring Suburban Council rivals until Mohonasen moved to the Colonial Council this season.
The boys basketball teams from the two schools kept their rivalry going this season, with Mohonasen getting the better of Guilderland 77-41 Saturday, Jan. 5.
Guilderland kept the game close through the first quarter, but Mohonasen used a 22-7 run in the second quarter to build a 37-17 halftime lead. The Mighty Warriors continued their onslaught with a 24-point third quarter to put the game out of reach.
Duncan Tallman sank six three-pointers on his way to a 28-point afternoon for Mohonasen. Chase Monroe contributed 17 points, while Nicholas Richmond, Drew Coelho and Shawn Gillisslee all added eight points.
Billy Lia led Guilderland with 14 points. Continue reading “Non-league boys basketball: Mohonasen cruises past Guilderland in rivalry game”
A 26-6 run in the third quarter helped Mohonasen pull away for a 63-33 victory over Cohoes Thursday, Jan. 3, in a Colonial Council boys basketball game in Rotterdam.
The Mighty Warriors built a 30-17 halftime lead before putting the game out of the Tigers’ reach with their third quarter burst.
Duncan Tallman had 15 points, and Chase Monroe contributed 12 points for Mohonasen (3-3 league, 6-4 overall), which returned to the .500 mark in the Colonial Council with its victory. Troy Snyder scored nine points, and Jonathan LaSure added eight points for Cohoes (0-6, 1-8). Continue reading “Colonial Council boys basketball: Mohonasen runs past Cohoes”
Duncan Tallman joined the 1,000-point club to lead Mohonasen to a 71-27 victory over Ichabod Crane Tuesday, Dec. 4, in a Colonial Council boys basketball game in Rotterdam.
Needing 21 points to hit the mark entering Tuesday’s game, Tallman drained four three-pointers on his way to a 27-point performance. Chase Monroe contributed nine points for the Mighty Warriors, who went on a 23-3 run in the third quarter to put the game out of Ichabod Crane’s reach.
Zach Kennedy had seven points for Ichabod Crane.
In another Colonial Council contest, Catholic Central built a 14-point halftime lead on its way to a 47-34 victory over Cohoes. Jackson Brown tallied 14 points, and Al’lon Walters chipped in with 13 points for the Crusaders. Troy Snyder netted 10 points for the Tigers.
ROTTERDAM – Shawn Gillisslee hit a three-pointer as time expired to give Mohonasen a 50-48 victory over Colonie in a non-league boys basketball game Thursday, Nov. 29.
It was one of only three shots from the field that Gillisslee made during the course of the game, but it proved to be the game winner for the Mighty Warriors. Gillisslee finished with nine points.
Duncan Tallman led Mohonasen with 23 points, which brought him within striking distance of joining the 1,000-point club. Tallman needs 21 points in Tuesday’s home game against Ichabod Crane – the first league contest for Mohonasen as a member of the Colonial Council. Chase Monroe contributed 15 points in the victory over Colonie.
Marcus Shelton netted 17 points, and Logan Scott added nine points for Colonie.