Schools: Balanced Shenendehowa cruises to girls’ basketball win

Shenendehowa's Jillian Huerter handles the ball in front of Troy's Kaya George Friday, January 28, 2022.

Shenendehowa's Jillian Huerter handles the ball in front of Troy's Kaya George Friday, January 28, 2022.

Eleven different players scored in Shenendehowa’s victory Friday night against Troy in Suburban Council girls’ basketball.

In Shenendehowa’s 63-20 win, Jillian Huerter led the way with a dozen points. Kaleigh Montanez produced eight points for the Plainsmen, while Anna Cholakis scored seven and Maya Carpenter added six. Troy’s Solaris Nunez scored six points.

Shenendehowa led 12-7 after one quarter, then outscored Troy by at least 11 points in each of the final three quarters.

Alivia Landy and Kendyll Ouimette each scored 15 points as Columbia rolled past Ballston Spa 81-15.

Albany, which got 31 points from Me’Challe Cancer, built a 42-14 halftime lead and went on to defeat Schenectady 70-22.

Colonie got 22 points and four steals from Jayla Tyler, and 18 points out of Macie Trimarchi, in a 53-47 win over Bethlehem. Bella Franchi added six points and 11 rebounds for Colonie, and Ava Pearson picked up eight assists. 

The Eagles got 15 points from Maren Louridas.

In Western Athletic Conference play, Northville defeated Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons 37-33. ND-BG trailed 19-12 at halftime, but had pulled ahead 26-24 prior to a fourth quarter that saw Northville put together a 13-7 run. For Northville, Hannah Hoffman had 17 points, while Hailey Monroe scored eight of her 13 points in the fourth quarter. ND-BG’s Jenna Nelson contributed 14 points and Angelina Deitz produced 13.

Madison Meyer scored 19 of her game-high 23 points in the first half to lead Duanesburg to a 69-32 victory over Canajoharie. Alex Moses netted 16 points for the Eagles, while Hannah Mulhern added 13 points. Kaijah Fowler scored 16 points to lead Canajoharie.

Lexi Wright scored 21 points to lift Berne-Knox-Westerlo to a 62-54 victory over Fonda-Fultonville. Mckenzie Schwenk added 11 points for the Bulldogs. Quincy Lake and Kyla Smith each scored 18 points for Fonda-Fultonville, while Carly Atty added 11.

Brooke Trumble scored 28 points to propel Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville to a 39-35 victory over Fort Plain. Sarah Florian scored 15 points to pace Fort Plain.

Cloey Dopp scored 36 points as Mayfield downed Schoharie 61-56. Jessica Meade led Schoharie with 19 points.

Hannah VanDerzee scored 22 points in Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk’s 41-21 Colonial Council win against Cobleskill-Richmondville.

Ryan Carroll hit four 3s and finished with 18 points as part of Holy Names’  54-40 win over Cohoes.

Karissa Antoine notched 22 points and Haley Burchhardt scored 12 to help Schalmont top Albany Academy 49-33. Saige Randolph and Bella Vincent scored 12 and nine points, respectively, for Academy.

Tanavia Turpin scored 22 points and Brenna Graber scored 18, all of that coming in the first three quarters of Catholic Central’s 63-42 win over Mohonasen. Caitlyn Richmond scored 12 points for Mohonasen.


Gio Glionna scored 18 points to lift Gloversville to a 46-30 victory over South Glens Falls in a Foothills Council contest. Anthony Gray netted 13 points for the Dragons and James Collar added 11. Brandon Stimpson led South Glens Falls with 14 points.

Amsterdam never trailed Hudson Falls in the Rams’ 68-56 win. Ceasar Thompson scored a game-high 28 points as Amsterdam handed Hudson Falls its second Foothills Council loss of the season, both at the hands of the Rams. In their December meeting, Thompson scored 23 points in the win. Benjamin Swartz scored 20 points in the rematch for Hudson Falls, including all 17 for the Tigers in the third quarter.

Broadalbin-Perth outscored Queensbury 10-5 in overtime to pull out a 58-53 victory. Michael Magliocca scored 22 points for the Patriots, and Mariano DiCaterino scored 20. The two players were a combined 15-for-18 from the free throw line. Trey Bailey scored 16 points for the Spartans, and Ethan Starr had 15.

Griffin Fraterrigo scored 16 points, and Aaron Corker had 15 as Scotia-Glenville defeated Glens Falls 59-43 for its ninth consecutive win. Griffin Woodell led Glens Falls with 19 points.

Paul Clark scored 18 points to lead Cobleskill-Richmondville to a 58-42 victory over Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk in the Colonial Council. Ty LaBarge added 13 points for the Bulldogs, and Nick Peterson scored 11. Eddie Revelle led Ravena with 11 points.

Darien Moore scored 22 points as Catholic Central got past Mohonasen 68-60. Andrew Farnsworth led Mohonasen with 17 points, Kyle Cornell scored 14 and Jacob Paolino added 11.

Royal Brown poured in a Cohoes-record 43 points in the Tigers’ 68-48 win over La Salle. Brown sank seven 3-pointers as part of his special performance. 

In the Western Athletic Conference, Josh Lovelass scored 22 points to power Galway to a 64-37 victory over Middleburgh. Gavin O’Neil added 11 points for the Golden Eagles. Gage Calitri scored 17 points to pace Middleburgh.

Nick Hastings scored 27 points and seven rebounds for Fonda-Fultonville in a 77-36 win over Berne-Knox-Westerlo. Jackson Cusack added 13 points for the Braves. Stavros Lefkaditis finished with nine points to lead Berne-Knox-Westerlo.

Robert Jordan finished with 32 points and 14 rebounds to power Fort Plain to a 74-33 victory over Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville. Clayton Welch netted 12 points for the Hilltoppers and Austin Vangorder added 11. Paetyn Logan Dillenbeck, Mason Snell and Owen Feagles all had eight points for OESJ.

Duanesburg defeated Canajoharie 69-56 behind 21 points from Ethan Thompson. Jeffrey Mulhern scored 11 points for the Eagles. Jack Montanye led Canajoharie with 13 points, Zachary Suits scored 12, Richard Tamsett had 11 and LA Fairley added 10 points, 14 rebounds and five blocks. 

Britain Goodemote led the way with 16 points and nine rebounds in Mayfield’s 56-44 win against Schoharie. Mayfield led 14-2 after one quarter, and took a 38-26 lead into the fourth. Hunter Jones scored 15 points in the win, all on 3-pointers, while Trevor Ruberti and Cameron Abdella each contributed eight. For Schoharie, Jesse Gell had 13 points and Don Bernhardt scored 11.

Daniel VanNostrand scored a career-high 38 points to lead Northville to an 82-61 victory over Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons. Van Nostrand sank 8 3s. Jacob Frank finished with 21 points for the Falcons. Josh Pigliavento netted 26 points to lead the Golden Knights, while Nate Wylie (13) and Dequawn Gheen (12) also hit double figures.

In the Wasaren League, Mechanicville got 19 points from Colin Richardson, 14 from Joe DeVito, 13 from Tyler Eiseman and 10 out of Jacob Eiseman in a 58-52 win over Saratoga Catholic. Robbie Belon scored 23 points for the Saints and Mark Hmura put in 15.

Jaxon Mueller scored 14 points to help Stillwater get past Hoosick Falls 38-36.

Bethlehem edged Colonie 46-44 in the Suburban Council, as Caden Bernardo scored 16 points for the Eagles and Ali Weatherly scored 15.

Ballston Spa won 70-49 against Columbia. In victory, Nick Verdile had 17 points, Andrew Kramer scored a dozen and Jaxen Potter added 11.

Guilderland tied the game in regulation by outsourcing Averill Park 21-12 in the fourth quarter, and the Dutchmen, led by Mitchell Mackissock with 24 points, pulled out a 47-45 victory in overtime.


Hoosick Falls defeated Saratoga Catholic 5-0 in Wasaren League bowling competition. Leading Hoosick Falls was Payton Merrills’ 258-686, while Mark Mahay’s 170-447 and Tommy Greiner’s 154-439 led Saratoga Catholic. Other top scores from Hoosick Falls included Riley Hayes (236-661), Colin King (279-652), Ryan Maxon (222-596), Brody Mullen (205-592), Ethan Yonconish (216-547) and Bradley Senecal (223-537). With the win, Hoosick Falls finished its third straight season with a perfect regular season record.

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