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Boys basketball: Tamarac defeats New Lebanon to clinch first winning season in 10 years

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”


Bolton/Warrensburg boys soccer enters rebuilding year in Adirondack League

Bolton/Warrensburg (BW)

Head coach: Rob Thomas

Last year’s record: 9-3-1 League, 10-4-2 overall

Playoff result: Lost in first round to Cambridge 2-0

Returning starters: Adam Seamans (midfield), JJ Giron (midfield), Kevin Neacy (goalkeeper), Dan Kelly (striker), Nick Clesceri (midfield), Garrick Morrow (midfield), Josh Baker (fullback), Charlie Weick (midfield), Elijah Terrell (midfield)

Graduated: John Kelly (striker), Garry Ross (goalkeeper), Jacob Beebe (striker), Zach Smith (striker), RJ DeMeo (sweeper), Austin Smith (fullback), Nick Putney (fullback), Brendon VanAuken (fullback), Jacob Johnson (midfield), Cody Parker (midfield)

Newcomers: Eric Sherman (striker), Devon Millington (fullback), Dan Cunniffe (striker), Jordan Nieves (midfield), Joe Nissen (fullback), Tommy Moore (fullback), Nathan Cooper (midfield)

Outlook for season: BW may have a difficult time maintaining its winning ways in 2018, following the graduation of 10 seniors.

“The outlook is challenging, to say the least,” said Thomas. “We have some untested components that will need to work hard to step into those roles. It will be interesting to see if we can compete to earn our share of the [Adirondack] league.”