High schools: Berne-Knox-Westerlo girls’ basketball coach Galvin wins 400th career game


Berne-Knox-Westerlo girls’ basketball coach Tom Galvin won his 400th career game Wednesday when the Bulldogs defeated Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons 77-26 in the Western Athletic Conference.

Alexis Wright scored 27 points to lead BKW. Ashlee Stevens added 19 points, and Grace Tymchyn had 13.

Erin Coruse’s 23 points sparked Fort Plain to a 55-45 victory over Canajoharie. Sarah Florian added 17 points. Charlotte Nare scored 15 points for Canajoharie.

Alex Moses scored 20 points to help Duanesburg beat Mayfield 83-48. Allison O’Halloran scored 17 points for Duanesburg, Hannah Mulhern added 15 and Madison Meyer had 13. Cloey Dopp scored 18 points to lead Mayfield, and Kelsey Meca added 13.

Julia Reedy tallied 18 points as Galway beat OESJ 62-39. Grace O’Brien added 16 points. Anderson Eggleston led OESJ with 12 points, and Taylor Hayes and Brooke Trumble added 11 points each.

Saratoga Springs won its second Suburban Council game in as many nights, beating Troy 60-46. Natasha Chudy led the Blue Streaks with 20 points, and Elle Gennoy added 10. Ava Mammone led Troy with 20.

Saratoga Springs beat Niskayuna 53-48 on Tuesday.

Megahn Ellis and Riley France scored 12 points each to help Cobleskill-Richmondville to a 42-24 Colonial Council victory over Mohonasen.

Carly Atty had 19 points, and Fonda-Fultonville jumped out to a 29-2 lead in the first quarter to roll to a 73-16 Foothills Council win. Kyla Smith had 16, Quincy Lane scored 14 and Marilyn Whitcavitch added 12.

Schalmont outscored Niskayuna 35-11 in the second half and cruised to a 65-31 non-league girls’ basketball victory. Payton Graber led the way for the Sabres with 28 points. Giana Cirilla and Ashley Boyd scored 12 points apiece.

Holy Names downed Scotia-Glenville 71-27 behind 20 points from Sophia Bologna. Riley Good collected 15 points for Holy Names, and Ryan Carroll had 12. Karaline McCarthy led the Tartans with 12 points.

Fen Egan and Colin Richardson had 17 points apiece to lead Mechanicville past Berlin/New Lebanon 82-17 in the Wasaren League


Royal Brown scored 37 points to help Cohoes to a 74-60 Colonial Council boys’ basketball win over Schalmont. Shamier Fairley added 17 points. Paulie Brosious had 20 points for the Sabres, and Isaiah Smith had 17.

Danny Bologna Jr. scored 25 points, and Nick Riley had 21 as Catholic Central beat Lansingburgh 72-53.

Isaiah Eckler had 31 points, and Lane Carner added 16 as Hoosic Valley defeated Saratoga Central Catholic 72-47 in the Wasaren League. Robbie Bolen scored 23 points for Spa Catholic.

Three Fort Plain players scored all of the team’s points in a 67-56 Western Athletic Conference victory over Canajoharie. Robert Jordan led the way with 25 points. Levi Thomas had 23 points, and Clayton Welch added 19. For Canajoharie, Richard Tamsett had 14 points, Skyler Ferrara had 13 and LA Fairley added 10.


Jayson Capullo’s 280-688 helped Guilderland to an 18-14 Suburban Council boys’ bowling victory over Niskayuna. Tim Bush added a 269-661 for the Dutchmen, who edged the Silver Warriors in pinfall total 3,355-3,323. Jai Mendleson had a 223-614 for Guilderland.

Julian Hansen led Niskayuna with a 264-677, followed by Austin Haight with a 244-629.

Mohonasen beat Voorheesville 27-5 in Colonial Council boys’ bowling action behind Gino Palleschi’s first career 700 series. Palleschi shot a 706. Jack Popow was high for Voorheesville with a 654 series.

Sean Howlan’s 254-706 powered Schalmont to a 25.5-6.5 victory over Cohoes. The Sabres had three bowlers hit the 600 series mark: David Squires (247-688), Richard Pitsas (246-669) and Patrick Delaney (247-653). Elijah Gillick had a 259-691 for Cohoes, and Andrew Gillick had a 289-641.

Cobleskill-Richmondville beat La Salle 26-6 behind RJ Terpening’s 505 series.

Johnstown defeated Scotia-Glenville 4-0 in a Foothills Council boys’ bowling match. Mick Winton led the Sir Bills with a 235-634. Steven Hulbert added a 222-612. Logan Hiens led the Tartans with a 223-615.

Jennah Graham’s 199-561 helped Broadalbin-Perth beat South Glens Falls 3-1. Joe Simonds added a 219-557, and Derek Goebel had a 209-546 for B-P.

Fonda-Fultonville defeated Duanesburg 4-0. Ethan Anspelmyer had a 226-612 for the Braves. 

Hudson Falls beat Gloversville 4-0 behind Atrayu’s 233-590 and Kody Edwards’ 203-585. Tyler Earley led Gloversville with a 206-520.


Amy Chrzanowski had a 237-566 as Colonie defeated Schenectady 23-9 in Suburban Council girls’ bowling. Kiara Bergman rolled a 235-584 for Schenectady.

Marissa Phillips had a 210-587 to lift Schalmont past Cohoes 29.5-2.5 in the Colonial Council. Brooke Howlan added a 205-578, and Sarah Pegarella contributed a 212-540.

Columbia defeated Averill Park 30-2 in the Suburban Council behind Annie Motler’s 234-624. Emma Hotaling led Averill Park with a 203-581.


Shenendehowa got six pins and defeated Niskayuna 54-18 in Suburban Council wrestling. Getting pins for the Plainsmen were Joey Losee (110), Ayden Robles (126), David Ensminger (138), Jason Holmes (145), Nick DiMinda (152) and Stephen Cobb (160). Niskayuna got pins from Jack Hoke (189), Hudson Rariden (215) and Evan Meisner (285).

Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake used pins by Joshua Warland (152), Ryan Buthfer (172), Danny Casey (215), Trevor Ismail (285), Tyler Whiteley (118) and Gabriel Ross (132) to beat Schenectady 64-6.

Averill Park got a pin from Jacob White at 132 as it beat Ballston Spa 34-23. Recording a pin for Ballston Spa was Ralph Keeney at 110.

Bethlehem recorded six pins in defeating Columbia 46-21. Getting the pins were Keith Heineman (215), Serge Edouard (285), Josh Derrick (118), Jackson Willi (132), Conner Holt (172) and Connor Heineman (189).

Pins by Sean Heaney (152), Mason Watson (160), Colin Diffee (118) and Gavin Krywy helped Hudson Falls to a 36-30 Foothills Council wrestling victory over Amsterdam.

The Rams got pins from Camryn Fraiser at 138, Renso Montalvo at 145 and Brody Fallas at 172.


Ballston Spa placed three skiers in the top 10 as it won the boys division of the Niskayuna Invitational at West Mountain. Evan Phelps finished this, Brody Keneston was sixth and Cole Evans was ninth as the Scotties finished with 18 points, six more than runner-up Saratoga Springs.

Colin Cotter of Broadalbin-Perth was the boys’ individual winner in 27.43 seconds.

On the girls’ side, Micaela Leonard finished first in 27.97 seconds to lead Shenendehowa to the win with 15 points. Queensbury finished second with 17 points.


Jillian Huerter of Shenendehowa High School and Emma Shields of Emma Willard have been nominated for the chance to play in the 2022 McDonald’s All American Games

The top 24 girls and 24 boys selected to play in the 2022 McDonald’s All American Games will be revealed Tuesday, Jan. 25, on ESPN’s “NBA Today” between 3 and 4 p.m.

The McDonald’s All American games will be played Tuesday, March 29. The girls’ game will be at 6:30 p.m. on ESPN2, while the boys’ contest starts at 9 p.m. on ESPN.

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