High schools: Mohonasen boys’ basketball stuns La Salle 44-43

Alonzo McNeill helped Mohonasen beat La Salle on Wednesday night.

Alonzo McNeill helped Mohonasen beat La Salle on Wednesday night.

Alonzo McNeill scored 11 points as Mohonasen upset La Salle 44-43 in a Colonial Council boys’ basketball game on Wednesday.

Andrew Farnsworth added nine points for the Mighty Warriors (5-9 Colornial, 5-14 overall), who outscored the Cadets (9-4, 10-8) 15-6 in the fourth quarter to erase a 37-29 third-quarter deficit.

Mohonasen’s defense held Adam Myers, who scored 36 points Tuesday against Lansingbrugh, to 10 points.

Isaiah Smith scored 16 points as Schalmont edged Voorhehsville 36-34.

Royal Brown’s 35 points lifted Cohoes to a 60-55 win over Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk.

Isaiah Austin scored 23 points as Albany defeated Troy 76-66 in Suburban Council boys’ basketball. Malachi Perry added 13 points for the Falcons. Damarion Tucker and Frailin Marrero De La Rosa each scored 10 points.

Cooper Nadler scored 31 points, powering Glens Falls to a 81-46 Foothills Council win over Johnstown. Bryce Mureness led the Sir Bills with 12 points, and Ryan Hoyt added 11.

Peton Smith scored 19 points, and Evan Kwasniewski had 18 to lead Hudson Falls to a 65-45 triumph over Broadalbin-Perth. Ben Swartz added 10 points. Mariano DiCaterino led the Eagles with 26 points.

Josh Pigliavento scored 24 points, and Nate Wylie had 22 as Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons defeated Mayfield 81-64 in a Western Athletic Conference game. Michael Smigen led Mayfield with 19 points, and Cameron Abdella added 17.

CJ McNeil discord 18 points and Stillwater outscored Mechanicville 11-5 in overtime to take a 65-59 Wasaren League win. Also hitting double figures for Stillwater were Jaxon Mueller (17 points), Lukas Lilac (16) and Thomas McDonough (13). Colin Richardson led Mechanicville with 21 points, and Joseph DeVito added 12.


Sydney Hoefs scored a career-high 28 points to lead Amsterdam to a 53-46 Foothills Council girls’ basketball victory over South Glens Falls.

The Rams overcame a 39-36 third-quarter deficit by outscoring the Bulldogs 17-7 in the final period.

Sydney Hart led South Glens Falls with 18 points.

Kieonna Christmas scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Fonda-Fultonville to a 64-33 Western Athletic Conference win over Schoharie. Cary Atty added 14 points for the Braves, and Kyla Smith had 10. Jessica Meade led Schoharie with 13 points.

Ashley Stevens scored 21 points, and Alexis Wright added 16 as Berne-Knox-Westerlo beat Mayfield 58-44.


Despite a hat trick from Jack Scalise, Burnt Hills/Ballston Spa dropped a 7-4 non-league hockey decision to Albany Academy. Will Lenkowitz led the Cadets with two goals and two assists. Forest Ward added two goals and an assist.


Payton Merrills had 265-756 to help Hoosick Falls beat Stillwater 3,781-3,156 to win the Wasaren League boys’ bowling championship. Bradley Senecal added a 258-710. Connor Julian led Stilwlater with a 218-622.


The Columbia girls’ bowling team captured the Suburban Council tournament title Tuesday with a three-game pinfall total of 3,487. Jen Doty had a 246 high game to lead the way.

Schenectady finished second at 3,378. Rounding out the tournament Colonie (3,334), Averill Park (2,764), Niskayuna (2,622), Bethlehem (2,542), Ballston Spa (2,424) and Saratoga Springs (2,243).

Colonie’s Amy Chrzanowki had the high triple with a 685.


Broadalbin-Perth’s Colin Cotter and Shenedehowa’s Allison Bach were the individual winners at the Queensbury Invitational at West Mountain.

Cotter won his race in 41.50 seconds.

CBA and Shenendehowa tied for first with 36 points.Ballston Spa was third with 41.5 points, Saratoga Springs placed fourth with 43 points and Queensbury was fifth with 46 points.

Following Cotter were Queensbury’s Hudson Montgomery (42.48), Ballston Spa’s Cole Evans (42.75), Shenendehowa’s Brady Miller (43.17), CBA’s Cole Paton (43.26), Albany Academy’s William Fraser (43.37), Niskayuna’s Evan Skufca (43.60), Ballston Spa’s Brody Keneston (43.60) and Saratoga Springs’ Nathan Rodriguez (43.87) and Cooper Villiere (44.45).

Bach helped Shenendehowa take the girls’ division by winning in 43.23 seconds. Saratoga Springs was second with 34 points. Rounding out the top five were Queensbury (38), Schuylerville (46) and Broadalbin-Perth (54).

Following Bach were Queensbury’s Riley Ward (43.83) and Meredith Montgomery (44.38), Ballston Spa’s Mallory Czimbal (44.81), Schuylerville’s Taylor Dennis (45.83), Glens Falls’ Amanda Maurer (46.26), Saratoga Springs’ Lucy Daly (46.28), Johnstown’s Robin Kruggel (46.71), Emma Willard’s Nicole Buhac (46.76) and Glens Falls’ Alex Sperry (46.99).

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