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High schools: Schenectady boys’ basketball defeats Columbia


The Schenectady boys’ basketball team posted a 58-39 win Tuesday against Columbia in a Suburban Council game.

Jakeim Edge had 14 points to lead Schenectady, while Damari Holder and Ja-Isreal Gains each added 11. Schenectady held a 26-24 lead at halftime, then gained separation with an 11-4 third quarter before outscoring Columbia 21-11 in the fourth.

Ian Fisher Layton had 15 points for Columbia.

Duanesburg topped Galway 49-28 in a Western Athletic Conference boys’ basketball matchup. Jeffrey Mulhern had a game-high 24 points in the win. Duanesburg led 26-10 at halftime. 

Mason Snell scored 26 points, and Owen Feagles had 20 to lift OESJ past Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons 75-55. OESJ broke away from a 32-27 halftime lead with a 21-10 third-quarter run that included nine points from Feagles. Josh Pigliavento led Bishop Gibbons with 22 points, Nate Wylie had 18 and Esiasyn Starr added 14. 

Northville won 62-55 against Berne-Knox-Westerlo. Jacob Frank had 24 points to lead Northville, which also received 17 from Daniel VanNostrand and a dozen from Wyatt Sira. Mark Edwards had a team-best 22 points for Berne-Knox-Westerlo. Northville trailed 39-38 heading into the final quarter, but then outscored Berne-Knox-Westerlo 24-16 in the final eight minutes.

Mayfield led 51-16 at halftime on its way to a 64-42 win against Middleburgh. Cameron Abdella led Mayfield with 21 points, while Jake Petoff had 12 points and 13 rebounds, and Kenny Dennis scored a dozen points. Britain Goodemote had seven points, eight rebounds and eight assists in the victory. For Middleburgh, Troy Cramer scored 15 points, and Gage Calite had eight points and 16 rebounds.

Brett Richards had 32 points and 17 rebounds in Ichabod Crane’s 75-52 win against Mohonasen in Colonial Council play. Dylan McCrudden had 15 points in the win and Alex Schmidt added 14 points. For Mohonasen, Kyle Cornell had 23 points.

In the Foothills Council, Gloversville defeated Johnstown 63-51. James Collar had 18 points and 11 rebounds in the win, while Rocco Insonia also had a double-double with 14 points and 15 rebounds. Gloversville’s Giorgio Glionna contributed 17 points. For Johnstown, Bryce Mureness had 16 points and Braden Jones scored 15. Johnstown led 17-13 after one quarter, but the teams were tied at 31 at halftime and Gloversville took a 48-44 lead into the fourth.

Amsterdam defeated Scotia-Glenville 75-48. Victor Dueno led four Amsterdam players in double figures with 18 points, including four 3-pointers. Caesar Thompson added 15 points and five rebounds. Jhai Vellon scored 11, while Tyrell Douglas had 10 points to go along with three assists. Also, JeShean Vann had an all-around strong game with nine points, four rebounds, three steals and three assists. For Scotia-Glenville, Aaron Corker had 25 points and 11 rebounds.

Glens Falls defeated Queensbury 57-50. Kellen Driscoll’s 15 points led Glens Falls, while Griffin Woodell added 14. For Queensbury, Trevon Bailey had a game-high 19 points. Glens Falls led 26-23 at halftime.

Broadalbin-Perth won 69-60 against Schuylerville. Ryan Savoie had 22 points in the win, while Alex DiCaterino added 14 and Mariano DiCaterino added 10. Lukas Sherman had 17 points for Schuylerville.

Hudson Falls won 80-30 against South Glens Falls. Isaac Kwasniewski had 20 points in the win.


Mekeel Christian Academy scored a 49-40 non-league win against Heatly. Mekeel Christian Academy trailed 22-21 at halftime, then outscored Heatly 15-10 in the third quarter and 13-8 in the fourth. Promise Mitchell had a game-high 20 points plus 15 rebounds for Mekeel Christian Academy, while Alanah Barnhill added 16 points and 10 rebounds. 

Maren Louridas had a team-high 16 points in Bethlehem’s 59-55 non-league win against Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake. Kaitlyn Robbins added 11 points in the victory. In the matchup of Suburban Council members, Carlie Rzeszotarski led Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake with 20 points, while MK Lescault added 11. Also recording double-digit scoring for Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake were Callie Chevalier and Grace O’Connor with 10 points apiece. Bethlehem outscored Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake 17-9 in the fourth quarter.

Fonda-Fultonville defeated Niskayuna 38-30. Kieonna Christmas led the way for Fonda-Fultonville with 10 points, 10 rebounds and four steals. Lyndsay Lombardoni added seven points for Fonda-Fultonville, which led 15-2 after the first quarter. For Niskayuna, Heather Schmidt had a team-high 16 points.

Ichabod Crane won 52-7 against Mohonasen in a Colonial Council matchup. Carolina Williams had 15 points to lead Ichabod Crane, while Delaney More added 10 points and five rebounds. Alexa Barkley contributed six points and eight rebounds in the win, Emma Holmberg added eight points, and Abby Dolge produced five points and seven assists.

Holy Names defeated Cobleskill-Richmondville 66-37. Sophia Bologna led Holy Names with 21 points, while Ryan Carroll added 17. Meghan Ellis led Cobleskill-Richmondville with 13 points.


In Suburban Council boys’ bowling, Shenendehowa won 25-7 against CBA. Tristan Prevost had a 226-655 to lead Shenendehowa, while Jeremy Shafer contributed a 247-645, Frank Ferrari had a 221-637 and JJ Bauer produced a 246-628. For CBA, Angelo Gafaro led the way with a 247-584.

Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake secured a 24.5-7.5 win against Niskayuna. Derek Bellamy led BH-BL with a 230-673, while Steve Zarub contributed a 211-624. For Niskayuna, Kyle Smith produced a 257-674.

​Brady Jennings rolled a 299 as part of a 754 series, Macallan Cagne put together a 237-662 and Chris Youngs had a 244-659 to lead Saratoga Springs past Bethlehem 28-4. Tyler McCarthy had a 268 single as part of Saratoga’s 3,743 pinfall. Gavin Martin had a 203-580, and Cody Martin had a 215-563 for the Eagles.

Columbia won 20-12 against Albany. Tyler Bogholtz led Columbia with a 236-683 and Michael McNeil’s 247-637 led Albany.

Isiah Vazquez’s 245-616 led Shaker to an 18-14 win against Troy, which received a 197-579 from Olivia DeCitise.

In Colonial Council action, Schalmont topped Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk 24-8. David Squires led Schalmont with a 268-763, while Sean Howlan added a 234-649 and Jack Moyer contributed a 236-608. For Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk, Konnor Kramer’s 228-629 led the way, and Ian Brisco added a 258-625.

Mohonasen beat Cohoes 26-6. Anthony Giso’s 636 and Matthew Rogers’ 613 led Mohonasen.

Hoosick Falls defeated Mechanicville 5-0 in a Wasaren League match. Mechanicville’s Ryan Williams’ 223-651 led all bowlers, while Payton Merrills’ 236-645 led Hoosick Falls. Other top scores for Mechanicville included Chris O’Connor’s 214-595 and Jason Walker’s 190-541, while Hoosick Falls received a 255-626 from Bradley Senecal, a 231-618 from Troy McCart, Riley Hayes’ 222-592 and Ethan Yonconish 209-573.


Kianna Macapinlac’s 216-606 and Giovanna Fowler’s 203-583 led Mohonasen to a 29-3 Colonial Council girls’ bowling win against Cohoes. Madisyn Bullock’s 225-536 led Cohoes.

Schalmont won 21.5-11.5 against Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk. Marissa Phillips led Schalmont with a 221-556, while Brooke Howlan added a 190-520 and Sarah Pegarella produced a 182-504. For Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk, Kayla Stanton contributed a 175-502.


Shenendehowa defeated Niskayuna 104-82 in a Suburban Council boys’ swimming and diving competition. Xavier Silaika and Jaden Homan led Shenendehowa; Homan recorded solo wins in the 200 individual medley and 100 backstroke, while Silaika had wins in the 50 freestyle and 100 freestyle. Homan and Silaika each were on Shenendehowa’s winning 200 medley and 400 freestyle relays. For Niskayuna, Evan Boyle recorded individual wins in the 200 freestyle and 100 butterfly.

Burnt Hills/Scotia secured an 88-71 win against Albany. Keegan Stafford recorded multiple solo wins in the victory, as he won the 100 freestyle and 200 freestyle.


In a 42-30 win against Hoosick Falls, recording wins by pin for Duanesburg/Schoharie wrestling were Tyler Lloyd, Scott Nicolella, Carson Killenberger and Christopher Vogt. 

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