Tag: Whitehall girls basketball

Section 2 girls basketball: Top four Class D seeds advance to semifinals

The top four seeds advanced to the Section 2 Class D girls basketball playoffs with quarterfinal wins Tuesday, Feb. 19.

No. 1 seed Fort Edward survived a defensive battle against Adirondack League rival Whitehall to move on with a 38-27 victory. The Flying Forts built a 17-13 halftime lead before gradually pulling away from the eighth-seeded Railroaders.

Gabby Thomas made three shots from behind the three-point line on her way to an 18-point night for Fort Edward. Zoe Eggleston led Whitehall with 13 points. Continue reading “Section 2 girls basketball: Top four Class D seeds advance to semifinals”

Adirondack League girls basketball: Whitehall builds big lead in victory over Granville

Whitehall jumped out to a 15-4 lead in the first quarter and never looked back in defeating Granville 43-29 Friday, Feb. 8, in an Adirondack League girls basketball game.

Zoe Eggleston netted 11 points, and Jessica Moore added 10 points for the Railroaders, who completed the regular season with a 6-8 record in the league and an overall mark of 12-8.

Haley Corlew led Granville with 13 points, and Andrea Haynes added seven points.

Elsewhere in the Adirondack League, Fort Ann pulled away for a 50-40 victory over Corinth. The Cardinals outscored the Tomahawks 17-8 in the third quarter to push their lead to double digits. Continue reading “Adirondack League girls basketball: Whitehall builds big lead in victory over Granville”

Adirondack League girls basketball: Whitehall wins wild game against Corinth

Whitehall needed a big fourth quarter to defeat Corinth 46-42 Tuesday, Feb. 5, in an Adirondack League girls basketball game.

Corinth outscored Whitehall 14-3 in the third quarter to turn a six-point halftime deficit into a 31-26 lead. The Railroaders stormed back, though, and limited the Tomahawks to 11 points in the fourth quarter to regain their advantage in the end. Continue reading “Adirondack League girls basketball: Whitehall wins wild game against Corinth”

Non-league girls basketball: Whitehall eases past Crown Point

Whitehall limited Crown Point (Section 7) to nine points in the first half on its way to a 48-35 victory Monday, Feb. 4, in a non-league girls basketball game.

Zoe Eggleston had 17 points for the Railroaders, who built a 21-9 lead at halftime and increased their advantage to 19 points in the third quarter. Kyrie Smith contributed 11 points, and Jessica Moore added nine points and 10 rebounds.

Shawna McIntosh scored 16 points, and Hannah Palmer chipped in with 14 points for Crown Point. Continue reading “Non-league girls basketball: Whitehall eases past Crown Point”

Adirondack League girls basketball: Big second quarter propels Whitehall past Fort Ann

Whitehall used a 17-6 run in the second quarter to break open a close game on its way to a 46-24 victory over Fort Ann in an Adirondack League girls basketball game Thursday, Jan. 31.

The Railroaders shrugged off a slow start at the offensive end by limiting the Cardinals to four points in the first quarter. The second-quarter spurt allowed Whitehall to build a 26-10 halftime lead, and the Railroaders never looked back. Continue reading “Adirondack League girls basketball: Big second quarter propels Whitehall past Fort Ann”

Adirondack League girls basketball: Warrensburg’s balanced attack too much for Fort Ann

Warrensburg’s balanced attack was too much for Fort Ann to overcome, as the Burghers pulled away for a 73-46 victory Friday, Jan. 25, in an Adirondack League girls basketball game.

Three Warrensburg players reached double digits in the scoring column, led by Hope Boland’s 18 points. Megan Hughes contributed 17 points, and Abigail Ranous added 16 points for the Burghers.

Amanda Godfrey netted 23 points for Fort Ann, which trailed 47-26 at halftime. Continue reading “Adirondack League girls basketball: Warrensburg’s balanced attack too much for Fort Ann”

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”

Adirondack League girls basketball: Whitehall rebounds from rough start to defeat Granville

After scoring one point in the first quarter, Whitehall outscored Granville 36-10 over the final three quarters to defeat the Golden Horde 37-20 Friday, Jan. 11, in an Adirondack League girls basketball game.

Zoe Eggleston and Ashlyn Groesbeck each scored nine points for the Railroaders. Groesbeck hit three shots from behind the three-point arc.

Haley Corlew had seven points for Granville, including a pair of three-pointers. Continue reading “Adirondack League girls basketball: Whitehall rebounds from rough start to defeat Granville”

Adirondack League girls basketball: Sydney Gagnon scores 1,000th career point in North Warren’s loss to Whitehall

Sydney Gagnon scored her 1,000th career point for North Warren, but Whitehall prevailed 57-49 Thursday, Jan. 10, in an Adirondack League girls basketball game.

Gagnon finished the evening with 17 points for North Warren, including three baskets from beyond the three-point line. Eliza Brown contributed seven points for the Wildcats. Continue reading “Adirondack League girls basketball: Sydney Gagnon scores 1,000th career point in North Warren’s loss to Whitehall”

Whitehall girls basketball defeats Saratoga Central Catholic in defensive battle

Defense was the name of the game Friday, Dec. 21, as Whitehall defeated Saratoga Central Catholic 34-24 in a non-league girls basketball contest.

After a sluggish first quarter, Whitehall outscored Saratoga Catholic 13-7 in the second quarter to grab the lead. Both teams continued to struggle getting shots to fall in the second half, but the Railroaders pulled away at the end for the 10-point victory.

Kyrie Smith led Whitehall (3-4) with a season-high nine points, while Jessica Moore contributed eight points. Lauren Mahar netted eight points for Saratoga Catholic (2-7). Continue reading “Whitehall girls basketball defeats Saratoga Central Catholic in defensive battle”