Capital Region

Scrapbook 1991: Schenectady, Niskayuna, Shen, Bishop Gibbons, St. Johnsville high school basketball

St. Johnsville basketball players celebrate their regional championship game over Westport (61-49) on March 9, 1991.
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St. Johnsville basketball players celebrate their regional championship game over Westport (61-49) on March 9, 1991.

Outlet passes, jump shots, jams and rebounds are absent from high school gyms this winter, so Capital Region Scrapbook has assembled an all-star team of action figures from 1991.

Gazette file photos by Garry Brown, Bruce Squiers, Garry Brown, Lee Ferris and Mike Crane.

 

Bishop Gibbons’ Todd Pikor ponders his next move against two Mohonasen defenders on February 20, 1991. Mohonasen got the win, 71-67.

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St. Johnsville basketball players celebrate their regional championship game over Westport (61-49) on March 9, 1991.

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Neil McConnelee of Niskayuna (53) pulls a rebound away from teammate Michael Rathburn (42) and Bert Petteys of South Glens Falls during the championship game of the Niskayuna Invitational Tournament on December 7, 1991. The Silver Warriors were victorious, 105-67.

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Schenectady High School’s John Everett goes airborne in search of an open teammate during the Patriots’ sectional game against Shenendehowa on Feb. 22, 1991. Shen’s Miles Joseph plays defense; the Plainsmen rallied for a 55-45 win.

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Bethlehem center Anita Kaplan (54) blocks a shot by Shenendehowa’s Jennifer Scanlon at Bethlehem on February 5, 1991. Shenendehowa won, 69-51.

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Watervliet’s Todd Birmingham drives past Schalmont’s Jason Jahnel on December 20, 1991. Watervliet extended its 35-game winning streak with a 65-58 triumph.

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St. Johnsville eighth-grader Caryn Schoff shoots over Westport’s Julie Moore during the Saints’ 61-49 regional championship victory at Mont Pleasant High School on March 9, 1991.

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Diane Stapleton of Schenectady eludes three Niskayuna defenders for a score during the Patriots’ 51-44 sectional win at Niskayuna..

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Renee Mere of Niskayuna block’s Scotia’s Kim Weinhofer on Dec. 14, 1991. Niskayuna got the win, 45-29.

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Burnt Hills’ Jason DeLuca dunks the basketball as Scotia defender C.J. Hernandez tries to avoid contact during the Spartans’ 77-54 victory on December 10, 1991.

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