Schools: Mohonasen comeback comes up short against Schalmont boys’ basketball

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A furious comeback from Mohonasen was not enough Monday night, as Schalmont held on for a 46-43 Colonial Council boys’ basketball win in a matchup of Rotterdam rivals.

Schalmont shut out Mohonasen 15-0 in the second quarter to take a 26-6 lead into halftime and the Sabres had a 38-20 lead after three quarters. Mohonasen, though, outscored Schalmont 23-8 in the fourth quarter.

Isaiah Smith had a game-high 18 points in the win, while Max Pratt added 11, Paulie Brosious scored eight and Sean Willis contributed seven.

For Mohonasen, Kameron Coats scored a dozen points, Kyle Cornell had 10 and Jacob Paolino added nine.

Royal Brown scored 36 points in Cohoes’ 81-44 win against Cobleskill-Richmondville. Shamir Fairley added 27 points in the win, while Charles Foote’s 12 points led Cobleskill-Richmondville.

Niskayuna led 22-10 after one quarter on its way to a 62-44 Suburban Council win against Bethlehem. In defeat, Logan Yohe had 14 points and Ali Weatherly scored 11. Niskayuna’s Jack Allen and Gabe Eldaye each had 15 points, Darian Parker scored 11 and Sam Booth added eight.

Canajoharie picked up a 57-54 Western Athletic Conference win against Schoharie. LA Fairley led Canajoharie with 19 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists. Also for Canajoharie, Aundray Fowler had 13 points. Schoharie’s Quin Barton had 23 points and Dan Bernhardt scored 10. Canajoharie trailed 26-24 at halftime, but brought a three-point lead into the fourth.

Berne-Knox-Westerlo won 94-41 against Middleburgh. Mark Edwards had 24 points in the win, while AJ Wright added 19 and Zach Brink scored 14. For Middleburgh, Gage Calitri scored 17 points.

Dolgeville topped Mayfield 68-58 in a non-league game. Greg Gonyea led Dolgeville with 29 points, while the team received 13 points and 16 rebounds from Camryn Comstock. For Mayfield, Jake Petoff led with 14 points, Cameron Abdella produced 13 points and eight assists, and Hunter Jones scored 11 points.

Duanesburg won 71-40 against Cairo-Durham. Michael Leak had 16 points in the win, while Ethan Thompson scored 11 and Kyle Williams added 10.


Scotia-Glenville produced a 48-36 Foothills Council girls’ basketball win at Gloversville. Tori LeMorta scored 15 points in the win, Keeley Kristel contributed 14 and Karaline McCarthy registered nine. For Gloversville, Lucia Bouchard led the way with 11 points, Zoie Tesi added 10 and Angelina Christman scored nine. Scotia-Glenville led 15-3 after one quarter and took a 39-23 lead into the fourth.

Berne-Knox-Westerlo won 73-34 against Canajoharie in Western Athletic Conference play. Alexis Wright had 38 points, while Grace Tymchyn added 15. For Canajoharie, Kaijah Fowler scored 23 points.

Meleena Ottati scored 14 points and Erin Huban added 10 in Albany Academy’s 57-28 Colonial Council win against Lansingburgh.

Northville collected a 37-26 non-conference win against Hadley-Luzerne. Hailey Monroe scored 16 points in the win, which saw Northville lead 11-10 after one quarter and outscored Hadley-Luzerne 14-2 in the second. Abriel Monroe added 10 points in the win. For Hadley-Luzerne, Jordanna Kenny and Madison Lent each had nine points.

Fonda-Fultonville won 65-57 against Johnstown. Kyla Smith had 18 points in the win, while Quincy Lake added 16, Carly Atty scored 14, and Marilyn Whitcavitch produced 10 points and 12 rebounds. Jaidyn Chest led Johnstown with 25 points and Jayden Wilson scored 18.

Stillwater fell 42-36 to Warrensburg. Hope Sherman had 17 points in the win, while Miranda Price scored 11 for Stillwater.

Mechanicville won 60-55 against Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk. Chloe Goverski had 15 points in the win, while Lila Christensen added 13, and each of Hailee Phelps and Allie Kenyon scored 11. For R-C-S, Hannah VanDerzee scored 29 points.


The Schenectady girls’ bowling team secured a 26-6 Suburban Council win against Niskayuna. Ashley Wolf (570), Kiara Beehm (556) and Selena Wolf (543) led Schenectady, which topped Niskayuna 3,175-2,574 in total pins. For Niskayuna, (Lily Cheneve (568) and Kate Makrin (504) were top contributors.

Colonie defeated Saratoga Springs 30-2. Amy Chrzanowski’s 256-686 and Courtney Peckowitz’s 247-620 led Colonie. For Saratoga Springs, Sierra Borden produced 184-510 and Isabel Byrnes had a 201-509.

Columbia won 26-6 against Bethlehem, as Cierra Gabriel led the way in the win with a 216-622. Also for Columbia, Jen Doty had a 258-598 and Annie Motler contributed a 234-574. Bethlehem’s Amanda Burek led her club with a 245-702, and Madi Robbins had a 246-624.

In Western Athletic Conference competition, Fort Plain secured a 3-1 win against Canajoharie. Emma Oldick had a 169-479 to lead Fort Plain, which also received a 148-435 from Bri Krutz and a 142-419 from Shantel Kretser. For Canajoharie, Avery Merchant’s 187-487 and Maura DiMezza’s 178-476 led the team, and Maya Evans contributed a 169-540. 


Fort Plain’s Anthony Paradiso had a 212-621, but Canajoharie scored a 4-0 Western Athletic Conference win. Tanner Ackernecht’s 218-595 and Dereck Mereness’ 225-585 led Canajoharie, while Ryan Beam contributed a 168-474. Ian Zuppardi had a 203-598 for Fort Plain.


Shaker collected a 100-80 Suburban Council boys’ swimming and diving win against Albany. Earning solo wins for Shaker were Joseph Teson (200 freestyle, 1:59.31), Dylan Reichl (200 individual medley, 2:17.81), Evan Fecko (diving, 258), Jared Randall (100 butterfly, 1:00.92) and Sean Salvi (500 freestyle, 4:49.23). Carson Engstrom and Louie Cassella each won two solo events for Albany; Engstrom won the 50 freestyle in 24.01 and 100 backstroke at 59.37, and Cassella took the 100 breaststroke in 1:07.79 and 100 freestyle at 52.06.

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