High Schools: Duanesburg girls’ basketball soars over Albany Academy

Duanesburg's Alex Moses takes a shot next to Albany Academy's Morgan Vien on Wednesday.

Duanesburg's Alex Moses takes a shot next to Albany Academy's Morgan Vien on Wednesday.

Duanesburg got 24 points from Allison O’Hanlon and ran its record to 12-2 overall with a 56-40 non-league girls’ basketball win over Albany Academy Wednesday night.

O’Hanlon sank six 3-points baskets, four of them coming in a 17-6 second-quarter flurry when Duanesburg built a 30-16 advantage in a game matching state-ranked teams. Madison Meyer had 14 points for the Eagles, and Alex Moses had eight points and nine rebounds. Lauren Capron also snared eight rebounds. Saige Randolph scored 14 points for Academy and Bella Vincent had 12.

Callie Chevalier delivered 19 points, MK Lescault netted 14 and Carlie Rzeszotarski chipped in with 10 as Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake defeated Fonda-Fulonville 54-35 in a non-league matchup. The Spartans raced to an 18-4 first-quarter lead. Marilyn Whitcavitch led the Braves with 11 points and Kyla Smith had 10.

Kaijah Fowler scored 14 points and Charlotte Nare had 11 to lead Canajoharie over Fort Plain 37-33. Erin Crouse had 14 points for Fort Plain in the non-league game matching WAC opponents. The Cougars outscored the Hilltoppers in the second half 24-15 to rally for the win.

Hallie Phelps and Allie Kenyon scored 12 points apiece and Chloe Goverski had nine as Mechanicville defeated Catskill 48-38. Janay Brantley scored 25 points for Catskill.


Mechanicville beat Voorheesville in a non-league boys’ basketball  game 48-46 on a 3-pointer by Joseph DeVito with 10 seconds left. Colin Richardson scored 14 points for Mechanicville, DeVito finished with 12 and Jacob Eiseman had 10. Carson Carrow scored 17 points for the Blackbirds.

Averill Park got 19 points from Dan Coiteux, 13 from Ethan Nardacci and 11 out of Nick Carbone in a 64-39 non-league win over Mohonasen. Kyle Cornell scored 12 points for Mohonasen and Andrew Farnsworth had 10.

Isaiah Austin collected 23 points and five steals, and Perry Malachi added 17 points in Albany’s 77-56 Suburban Council win over Saratoga Springs.The Falcons secured the game with a 19-7 spurt in the last quarter. Dillon Waite scored 12 points for the Blue Streaks. 

Myles Yannuzzi’s 17 points and Jackson Frame’s 14 helped propel Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake over Columbia 59-53. David Alexanian scored 15 points for Columbia and Ian Fisher-Layton contributed 14. 


Tickets for Thursday’s 7 p.m. game between Suburban Council leaders Niskayuna and host CBA will be available on a presale basis only. Tickets can be purchased by going to https://gofan.co/app/school/NY13776. The game will also be live-streamed on Capital Region Sports Net.

In boys’ Foothills Council basketball, Jake Carpenter and Max Lilac scored 15 points apiece in South Glens Falls’ 66-64 overtime win against Glens Falls. Kellen Driscoll scored 23 points for Glens Falls, which went on an 18-11 fourth-quarter run before South Glens Falls eked out an 8-6 margin in the extra session.

Owen Sherman poured in 30 points, Lukas Sherman scored 18 and Ryan Dow had 12 to lead Schuylerville past Amsterdam 64-60. Caesar Thompson scored 16 points for the Rams and Jhai Vellon had 12 points and seven rebounds.

Darien Moore scored 18 of his 24 points in the second half when Catholic Central pulled away from a 25-22 lead in what ended in a 64-47 Colonial Council win over Schalmont. Isaiah Smith had 13 points for the Sabres, Elijah Smith had 12 and Sean Willis put in 11.


Jackson Cusack hit six 3-pointers and finished with 22 points as part of Fonda-Fultonville’s 59-34 Western Athletic Conference win at Northville. Nick Hastings had 11 points for the Braves, while Jacob Frank had 12 points for the Falcons and Dan VanNostrand had 11.

Dane Coates scored six of his 13 points and Zach Brink scored five of his 11 in a 19-4 second-quarter run that pointed Berne-Knox-Westerlo toward a 62-31 WAC win at Schoharie. Mark Edwards paced the Bulldogs with 17 points and Dan Barnhardt had 15 for Schoharie.

Fort Plain beat Canajoharie 69-60 in non-league play behind Levi Thomas’ 17 points. Jack Montanye paced the Cougars with 18 points, and L.A. Fairley had 13 points, 12 rebounds and three blocked shots..


Annie Motler put together a 684 triple with a high single of 242 to help lift Columbia over Schenectady 22-10 in a match that decided the Suburban Council girls’ bowling title Cierra Gabriel had a 248-607 as part of a 3,389 pin fall for Columbia (13-1). Schenectady (12-2) knocked down 3,196 pins and was led by Kiara Beehm with a 206-596, Ashley Wolf with a 229-571 and Selena Wolf with a 223-526. 

Averill Park beat Bethlehem 26-6 behind Laney Brown’s 258-599 and Emma Hotaling’s 200-532. Madi Robbins had a 234-568 for Bethlehem.

Colonie beat Ballston Spa 26-6 and got a 223-585 from Amy Chrzanowski. Kennedy Baker rolled a 215-624 for the Scotties.

Saratoga Springs had a 2,500- 2,468 pin advantage and edged Niskayuna 16.5-15.5. Isabel Byrnes and Sierra Borden led Saratoga with 488 and 485 triples, and Borden had a team-high 189 single. Kate Makrin led Niskayuna with a 200-546.

The Shenendehowa boys’ bowling team beat Shaker 20-12 in the Suburban Council. JJ Bauer had a 613 for Shenendehowa. Logan Cox had a 630 for Shaker.


Shenendehowa’s Micaela Leonard (41.14) and Allison Bach (42.23) placed first and second to lead the Plainsmen to the girls’ team title at their invitational Alpine event at West Mountain.    Shenendehowa totaled 15 points followed by Queensbury with 18 and Saratoga Springs with 41.5. Piper Dock (42.40)  of Glens Falls was third among the individuals.

With Even Phelps (40.46) placing third and Cole Evans (41.43) seventh, Ballston Spa won the boys’ team title with 18 points, followed by Saratoga with 23 and Shenendehowa with 34.Colin Cotter (39.93) of Broadalbin-Perth won the boys’ race and Matthew Moeckel (40.43) of Saratoga was second.

Joe Flood won the 50 and 100 freestyle and swam a leg on a first-place 200 free relay to help Glens Falls top Gloversville/Mayfield 96-66 in a boys’ Foothills Council swim meet. Dane Dillenbeck won the 200 individual medley and 100 butterfly, and Logan Oathout won the 100 breaststroke, for Gloversville/Mayfield.


Dylan Becker had 36 digs, 14 kills and four blocks, and Cobleskill-Richmondville rallied for a 22-25, 25-22, 25-23, 25-23 Patroon Conference boys’ volleyball win over Chatham. Mike Lent was another key defensive player with 30 digs while Lorenzo Harris had 27 assists, 13 service points and four aces, and Lucas Myers had 13 service points and six kills.

Duanesburg/Schoharie got pins from Caroline Ash (110), Zoey Lints (138), Daniel Stealey (152) and Tyler Lloyd (285) in a 36-27 non-league wrestling win over Scotia-Glenville/Galway. Tanner Knaggs (118), Calvin Conti (126), Lyndon Barber (145) and Alwalid Bourkia (189) recorded pins for Scotia-Glenville/Galway.

Max Flik and Jake Fernandez scored in the third period as Albany Academy rallied for a 2-1 win over the Storm in Capital District High School Hockey League action. Sean Bruno scored in the second period for the Storm.


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