High schools: Cohoes girls’ basketball beats Schenectady

Schenectady’s Jalyssa Terry with the ball against Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake during their high school basketball game at BHBL in Burnt Hills on Friday, March 5, 2021.
ERICA MILLER/THE DAILY GAZETTE Schenectady’s Jalyssa Terry with the ball against Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake during their high school basketball game at BHBL in Burnt Hills on Friday, March 5, 2021.

Quincy Hytko scored 18 points Wednesday, leading Cohoes to a 56-44 non-league girls’ basketball victory over Schenectady.

Cam Chicaway added 13 points for Cohoes.

Janessa Jones led the Patriots with 14 points.

In a Western Athletic Conference game, Fonda-Fultonville cruised to a 68-38 win against Canajoharie. Leading Fonda-Fultonville were Kieonna Christmas and Marilyn Whitcavitch with 13 points apiece, while Carly Atty added a dozen. Christmas added 11 rebounds, Whitcavitch had nine boards and Atty dished out five assists. Fonda-Fultonville led 34-12 at halftime against Canajoharie, which received a team-high 10 points from Lizzy Prime and nine from Kaijah Fowler.

Jessica Meade scored 30 points to power Schoharie to a 73-33 triumph over Fort Plain. Erin Crouse led Fort Plain with 20 points.

Cloey Dopp’s 30 points helped Mayfield past Middleburgh 65-14. Kelsey Meca added 19 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, 12 of which came on the offensive end.

Allison O’Hanlon scored 19 points, and Hannah Mulhern added 13 as Duanesburg downed Galway 71-23.

Alexis Wright scored 37 points in leading Berne-Knox-Westerlo to a 70-50 win over Northville. Hailey Monroe’s 20 points led Northville.

OESJ got 11 points each from Anderson Eggleston and Kaylea Hickey in a 48-39 win over Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons. Angelina Deitz scored 32 of Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons’ 39 points.


Liam Teague hit eight 3-pointers and scored 24 points to spark Guilderland to a 56-37 Suburban Council boys’ basketball win over Averill Park. Mitchell Mackissack added 15 points for the Dutchmen.

Tyler Eiseman collected 19 points as Mechanicvlle rolled to a 72-38 Wasaren League win over Berlin/New Lebanon. All 12 Mechanicville players scored.

CJ McNeil scored 22 points in Stillwater’s 75-68 win over Greenwich in double overtime. Stillwater also got 16 points from Lukas Lilac and 15 from Carter Wichelns. Jesse Kuzmich scored a game-high 27 for Greenwich. 

Hoosic Valley beat Saratoga Catholic 62-49. In defeat, Mark Hmura led three Saratoga Catholic players in double figures with 17 points.


Ballston Spa topped Saratoga Springs 37-28 in a Suburban Council wrestling meet behind pins from Ralph Keeney (110), Cameron Hinchcliff (126), and Christopher Brothers (285). Recording pins for Saratoga Springs were Taylor Beaury (132), Gianni Delgado (145) and Lorenzo Paleschi (189).

Pins from Danny Casey (189), Gabriel Goss (132), Colin Carlin (138), Tyler Rossini (145), Joshua Warland (152) and Ryan Buthfer (172) led Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake in its 54-21 win over Colonie.

Pins by Conner Holt (160) and Chris Kienle helped Bethlehem beat Guilderland 42-19.

Amsterdam recorded a 37-27 win over South Glens Falls in the Foothills Council. Joseph Sagarese, Brody Fallas and Ryan Reagan all recorded pins for the Rams, who also got decision wins from Jackson Merritt and Carlos Montalvo.


Middleburgh won 4-0 against Fort Plain in a Western Athletic Conference boys’ bowling contest. Evan Becker’s 223-598 and Ross Guernsey’s 225-595 led Middleburgh, and Anthony Paradiso’s 227-634 and Ian Zuppardi’s 230-590 led Fort Plain.

Tanner Ackernecht had a 226-590 to lead Canajoharie past OESJ 4-0. Dereck Mereness added a 199-566, and Henry Yerdon had a 203-543 for Canajoharie.

In a Foothills Council matchup, Scotia-Glenville topped Queensbury 4-0. Nick Auspelmyer’s 242-614 led Scotia-Glenville, while the team also received a 229-603 from Savannah Swiatocha and a 221-588 from Logan Heins. For Queensbury, Brittney Persutti’s 191-548 led the team.

Broadalbin-Perth defeated Glens Falls 4-0. Derek Goebel’s 257-684 led Broadalbin-Perth, while Jake Pavone bowled a 247-619 and Jennah Graham posted a 221-591. Glens Falls was led by Jocelyn Smith’s 202-577.

In a Monday WAC match, Ashton Spicci had a 191-500 in OESJ’s 4-0 win over Middleburgh.


In a Suburban Council girls’ bowling match, Schenectady defeated Colonie 21.5-10.5. Leading Schenectady was Kaylee Beehm with a 212-549, while Kiara Beehm produced a 194-548 and Lizzie Wolf added a 197-522. For Colonie, Amy Chrzanowski’s 245-664 led all bowlers.

Ballston Spa produced a 20-12 win against Niskayuna. Taylor Russell led Ballston Spa with a 215-606, and Kennedy Barker added a 201-555. For Niskayuna, Kaylin Schneider contributed a 188-469 and Kate Makrin had a 167-434.

Bethlehem’s Amanda Burek’s 224-612 led the way in a 17-15 win against Saratoga Springs. Also for Bethlehem, Madi Robbins had a 220-540. Leading Saratoga Springs were Sierra Borden (185-456) and Isabel Byrnes (168-439).

Columbia won 28-4 against Averill Park. Jen Doty’s 233-636 led Columbia, while Annie Motler added a 224- 611. Averill Park’s Emma Hotaling recorded a 200-581 and Laney Brown produced a 222-541.

Middleburgh defeated Fort Plain 4-0 in a Western Athletic Conference matchup. Jaidyn Rose’s 236-686 led Middleburgh, while Cameryn Shultes added a 213-611 and Delilah Shultes registered a 200-549. Top bowlers for Fort Plain were Emma Oldick with a 173-473 and Shantel Kretser with a 176-451.

Maura Dimezza’s 184-482 helped Canajoharie to a 4-0 win over OESJ.

In a Monday match, Cameryn Shultes rolled 259-757, and Jaidyn Rose had a 223-618 in Middleburgh’s 4-0 win over OESJ.


Schuylerville quarterback Owen Sherman was named the Section II Class C Football Player of the Year, and was also named the first-team quarterback on the North Division’s all-star team.

The North Division also honored Fonda-Fultonville’s Giovanni DiCaprio as its Player of the Year, Cobleskill-Richmondville’s Aaron Henry as Defensive Player of the Year, Hoosick Falls/Tamarac’s Jake Sparks as Offensive Player of the Year and both Fonda-Fultonville’s Jackson Cusack and Schuylerville’s Ryan Dow as the Ironman (All-Purpose) award winners.

In addition to Owen Sherman at quarterback, the first-team offense consisted of Schuylerville’s Lukas Sherman, Hoosick Falls/Tamarac’s Josh Colegrove and Fonda-Fultonville’s Zen Myles at running back; Hoosick Falls/Tamarac’s James Blake and Dylan Baker, Cobleskill-Richmondville’s Salvatore Liardo and Schuylerville’s Zachary Bowen at receiver and Hoosick Falls/Tamarac’s Jacob Ryan, Hunter Hathaway and Joe Mays, Fonda-Fultonville’s Logan Miller, Derek Duval and Tyler Schmidtmann, and Schuylerville’s Ryan Peck and Austin Prouty on the offensive line.

On the first team defense, Fonda-Fultonville’s Michael Putnam and Ashton Glasser, Mechanicville’s Rocco Crivelli and Hoosick Falls/Tamarac’s Tanner Music were honored on the defensive line. The first-team linebackers were Hoosick Falls/Tamarac’s Dylan Grogan, Schuylerville’s Carson Patrick and Anthony Luzaidis, and Fonda-Fultonville’s Jonathan Cranker and Peyton Webber. The secondary consists of Fonda-Fultonville’s Owen Hicks, Roger Boyer and Nate Mycek, Mechanicville’s Andrew Sgambati and Schuylerville’s Scott Stiassney and Otto Bolduc.

Honored on special teams were Hoosick Falls/Tamarac kicker Abby Buckley, Fonda-Fultonville punter Connor Weaver and Mechanicville returner Isaiah Culbreth.



QB: Bryce Mureness, Johnstown. RB: Bryan Mackey, Hoosick Falls/Tamarac, Ryan Hoyt, Johnstown; Landen Cumm, Schuylerville. WR/TE: Jackson Croucher, Fonda-Fultonville; Brady Melious, Fonda-Fultonville; Ty Labarge, Cobleskill-Richmondville. OL: Joshua Bowen, Schuylerville; Carmelo Laporto, Hoosick Falls/Tamarac.


DL: Anthony Bartlett, Hoosick Falls/Tamarac; Ryan Hoyt, Johnstown; Martin Flanders, Schuylerville; Jaden Barber, Cobleskill-Richmondville; Breaton Lawton, Johnstown; Ean Comino, Cobleskill-Richmondville. LB: Bryan Mackey, Hoosick Falls/Tamarac, Nick Abruscato, Schuylerville; Ethan Petrie, Johnstown; Brodie Loucks, Johnstown; Kyber Henry, Cobleskill-Richmondville. DB: Ty Roadcap, Hoosick Falls/Tamarac, Alex Bushee, Hoosick Falls/Tamarac; Ollie Bolduc, Schuylerville; Luke Yorke, Cobleskill-Richmondville.

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