MIDDLETOWN – It was a good weekend for Section 2 athletes at the New York State High School Track and Field Championships at Middletown High School.
Colonie and Schenectady’s 400-meter boys relay teams highlighted the weekend by taking the top two places in Saturday’s Federation championship race. Fresh off winning the public school Division 1 championship Friday, Colonie’s team of Josiah Kemp, Shai Young, Cristian Hubbard and Michael Hermance claimed the Federation title with a time of 41.39 seconds. Schenectady – which placed fourth in the Division 1 race – took second place with a time of 41.75 seconds,
Section 2 also demonstrated its strength in the boys pole vault. Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk’s Shane Racey cleared the bar at 16 feet to win the Division 2 and Federation titles, while Albany Academy’s Donald Jones finished second by clearing 15 feet, 6 inches. Continue reading “Section 2 wins several titles at state track meet”
Three Section 2 athletes enter this weekend’s New York State High School Track and Field Championships with the top performances in their individual events.
Ichabod Crane’s Ama Boham posted the top time among Division 2 (small school) athletes in the girls 100-meter high hurdles this season (14.40). No other girl in the Division 2 field posted a time close to Boham’s mark, and it is the second-fastest overall in New York State this season. Only Chibugo Obichere of Division 1’s Valley Stream South (Section 8) posted a faster overall time (13.80).
New Lebanon’s Allie Ryder enters the state meet with the top distance among Division 2 throwers in the girls discus. Ryder’s best throw this season is 122 feet, 5 inches, 2 inches ahead of Vernon-Verona-Sherrill’s LeeAnne Lowery. Continue reading “State track meet primer: Ama Boham, Allie Ryder and Donald Jones lead list of Section 2 contenders”
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”
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”
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”
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”
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”
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”
Lake George used a 17-6 run in the third quarter to pull out a 44-39 victory over Whitehall in an Adirondack League girls basketball game Friday, Dec. 7.
Graceann Bennett netted 19 points and pulled down seven rebounds to help Lake George even its league record at 1-1 and improve its overall record to 2-1. Mikayla Duffy chipped in with nine points and six boards.
Zoe Eggleston had 14 points, nine rebounds and five assists for Whitehall, which outscored Lake George 19-13 in the fourth quarter to make it a close game at the end. Hailey Taylor contributed 11 points and three rebounds, while Jess Moore and Olivia Gomes each added six rebounds. Moore also had eight points.
Whitehall jumped out to a big lead and never looked back in defeating Hadley-Luzerne 48-12 in an Adirondack League girls basketball game Tuesday, Dec. 4.
The Railroaders led 15-3 after the first quarter and used a 17-2 spurt in the third quarter to take control over the Eagles.
Jess Moore netted 14 points, Hailey Taylor contributed 12 points and Zoe Eggleston added 11 points for Whitehall. Gabriella Mosher and Kassady Plummer each scored five points for Hadley-Luzerne.