High schools: Mohonasen wrestling defeats Schalmont in Battle for the Belt


Mohonasen’s Shawnjohn Kannamore pinned Schalmont’s Ryan Delaney in 5:08 at 285 to give Mohonasen a three-point lead that held up, after matching forfeits at the two remaining weight classes resulted in a 36-33 victory for the Mighty Warriors in the Battle for the Belt wrestling match on Wednesday.

Schalmont had built a 27-6 lead, bolstered by pins from Mason Hebert (145), Zaire Scott (152) and Chase Tomasek (160), before Mohonasen came back with 24 straight points that included a pin by Landon Payton at 172 and Kannamore’s victory.

In another Colonial Council match, Cobleskill-Richmondville defeated Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk, 36-27, as Ashten Haley (106), Michael Kaufmann (152), Chandler Willoughby (160), Aaron Henry (215) and Jake LeSage (285) recorded pins for Cobleskill.

In the Suburban Council, Colonie rolled past Niskayuna, 50-12.

The Garnet Raiders got pins from Kevin Regan (145), Austin Matson (172), Will Hotaling (215), Austin LaFountain (110), Guy Jubert (118), Anthony Rildolfo (126), Ben Rounds (132) and Thad Miller (138).

Austin Mason (172) pinned for the Silver Warriors.

Averill Park defeated Bethlehem 48-21, as Edward Marcus (285), Jacob Hanlon (118) and Jamie Bartlett (126) recorded pins for the Warriors.

Saratoga Springs rolled past Guilderland 66-9.

Lucas Fros (285), Taylor Beaury (132), Kyle Griskowitz (138), Gianni Delgado (145), Sachiel Chuckrow (160) and Victor Santabar (172) pinned for the Blue Streaks.

Mark Edwards scored 24 points to lead Berne-Knox-Westerlo to a 75-46 victory over Galway in Western Athletic Conference boys’ basketball.

Edwards had 17 points in the first half, as the Bulldogs built a 42-25 lead.

Stavros Lefkaditis added 12 points for B-K-W.

Casey Clark scored 10 points for Galway.

Tamarac defeated Hoosick Falls 77-35 in the Wasaren League.

Joey Poulin scored 18 points for the Tanagers, and Zach Rice scored 17.

Jake Sparks scored 11 points for Hoosick Falls.

In a non-league game, CJ McNeil scored 23 points to lead Stillwater past North Warren 47-34.

Thomas McDonough scored 11 points for Stillwater.

Jayla Tyler scored 21 points in Colonie’s 57-49 non-league girls’ basketball win over Schalmont. Gabby Martin added 12 points for Colonie, which outscored Schalmont 24-16 in the fourth quarter.

Schalmont was led by 18 points each from Payton Graber and Karissa Antoine.

Cohoes topped Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk 57-39 in the Colonial Council, led by 14 points from Julia Marcil and 13 from Quincy Hytko. Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk’s Hannah Vanderzee topped all scorers with 24 points.

Playing without three starters, Fonda-Fultonville beat Galway 53-25 in the Western Athletic Conference, getting 14 points from Quincy Lake and 11 each from Carly Atty and Kyla Smith. Galway’s Julia Reedy tallied 11 points.

Felise Fowler’s 23 points powered Canajoharie’s 61-28 win over OESJ. Kaijah Fowler added 15 points for Canajoharie, and OESJ’s Anderson Eggleston scored 12.

Duanesburg eclipsed Northville 69-26 behind 20 points from Allison O’Hanlon and 14 points from Hannah Mulhern, improving to 6-0 on the season. Hailey Monroe’s nine points paced Northville.

Mayfield held Fort Plain scoreless in the first quarter and raced to a 59-14 win behind 26 points from Cloey Dopp and 13 from Katarina Agerter. Erin Crouse scored six for Fort Plain.

In the Foothills Council, Queensbury beat Broadalbin-Perth 57-31, paced by 14 points from Shea Canavan. Camille Calderone scored nine points for Broadalbin-Perth.

Selena Wolf rolled a 212-626, and Kiara Beehm had a 248-597 as Schenectady downed Averill Park 27-5 in Suburban Council girls’ bowling.

The Patriots enjoyed a 3,146-2,800 advantage in total pins.

Laney Brown led Averill Park with a 266-648.

Colonie defeated Bethlehem 28-4, led by Amy Chrzanowski with a 257-648.

Courtney Peckowitz rolled a 200-560 for the Garnet Raiders, and Teagan Devoe had a 201-559.

Bethlehem’s top bowlers were Amanda Burek (211-592), Madi Robbins (201-540) and Alexis Dievendorf (152-416).

Mohonasen defeated Schalmont 23-9 in the Colonial Council, led by Kat Gaudo with a 201-582 and Kianna Macapinlac with a 208-581.

Madyson Jones rolled a 199-534 for Mohonasen, and Gia Fowler had a 192-525.

Marissa Phillips led Schalmont with a 201-564, followed by Kaitlyn Rose (201-545) and Brooke Howlan (212-518).

Scotia-Glenville had a slight edge in total pins, 2,932-2,910, to pull out a 3-1 victory over Broadalbin-Perth in Foothills Council boys’ bowling.
Scotia’s top bowlers were Savannah Swiatocha (211-604), Logan Heins (199-526) and Josh Allen (191-511).

Andy Simonds (208-572), Joe Simonds (244-552) and Jennah Graham (185-520) led Broadalbin-Perth.

Andy Comporetta (626), Eric Retajczyk (622) and Tim Bush (238-620) led Guilderland to a 25-7 victory over Shenendehowa.

JJ Bauer rolled a 221-615 for the Plainsmen.

Elijah Gillette bowled a 237-703 as Cohoes defeated Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk 27-5. Jeremy Yando had a 223-634 for the Tigers, and Jackson Felt had a 629.

Iain Bresco bowled a 230-624 for Ravena, and Konnor Kramer rolled a 232-621.

Fonda/Johnstown won nine of 12 events in a 100-70 Foothills Council boys’ swimming and diving win over Hudson Falls/Sotuh Glens Falls.
Peyton Bramer led the way by winning the 200 and 400 freestyles. Also securing individual wins were Jocelyn Bush (200 IM), DJ Long (50 free), Vincent Rizzo (100 fly), Alex DeMagistris (100 free) and Connor Harding (100 back).

Games involving Ballston Spa High were not played Wednesday because of a COVID spike among students.

“Due to a significant increase in positive cases of COVID-19, quarantines, and exclusions among the High School student population, the Ballston Spa High School will be on emergency closure on Thursday, December 23, 2021. There will be no remote learning instruction,” read a message on the school district’s homepage.

“While we fully anticipate re-opening for in-person learning on January 3, 2022, we will update you later next week on our status,” the message concluded.

Sporting events on Wednesday’s schedule included a home wrestling match against Schenectady, boys’ and girls’ bowling matches and a hockey game between Burnt Hills/Ballston Spa and La Salle.

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