LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP
HOOSICK, N.Y. -- The Hoosick Falls Central School bowling team had one of its most profilic games in a few seasons, routing Adirondack division rival Fort Edward by nearly 700 pins in a 4-0 win.
Hoosick Falls racked up 3,824 pins to Fort Edward’s 3,184.
The Panthers (18-2) were led by a career day from sophomore Josh McCart, who had a high game of 269 and a three-game series of 760 to lead all bowlers.
Ken Marbot was second with a 250-719 and Jennifer Sargood (241-638), A.J. Hurlburt (269-607) and Stephen Surdam (227-623) were all over 600 series.
Natalie Perras’ 590 series was tops for the Forts (16-4).
"We bowled outstanding today," said Hoosick Falls coach Bob Lang. "Josh had his high game of the year and his total was the highest overall so far. The entire team bowled great with these outstanding scores at the right time against a tough rival in Fort Edward."
Pitt leads Panthers
CLUMS CORNERS, N.Y. -- Hoosick Falls Central School senior Austin Pitt scored 19 of his game-high 21 in the second half as the Panthers soared past Tamarac, 62-40, for its third straight win to start the year.
Andrew Hoag added 14 and Noah Chani 11 as Hoosick Falls outscored Tamarac 12-3 in the second quarter.
Hoosick Falls hosts Schuylerville in another Wasaren League matchup on Friday.
Witches drop Cambridge
GREENWICH, N.Y. -- The Cambridge Central School boys basketball team had a tough time getting out of the blocks against Greenwich on Tuesday night, as they were outscored 25-7 in the first quarter en route to an 83-36 defeat.
Greenwich hit 16 three-pointers in the rout.
Max McNeil led the way for the Indians with 11 points, including a perfect 5-for-5 from the free throw line. Chris Warnke added eight as well.
Greenwich had four scorers in double figures, including Justin Carruthers, who led with 20, and John Stewart who had 17 and five three-pointers.
Cambridge drops to 0-2 and travels to Hoosic Valley on Friday.
Salem pins Cambridge
SALEM, N.Y. -- Salem scored six pins as they topped Cambridge 66-6 on Tuesday night in the Indians’ opener.
Cambridge’s six points came when Chris Couture earned a forfeit at 182 pounds.
Salem earned pins from three straight matches in the middleweights, including Dan VanDyk pinning Carter Couture at 132, Luke Fronhofer earning the fall at 138 and Carter Merecki topping Gabe Begin at 145.
In two of the most competitive matches, Maria Hughes was pinned in 4:46 at 113 pounds, while Ryan Telford nearly went the distance at 160 before being pinned at 5:09. Colton Dean fell at 195 in a pin at 3:21.
Mountaineer athletes holding toy drive
BENNINGTON -- The Southern Vermont College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee will be hosting a toy drive to benefit BROC Community Action in Southwestern Vermont from now until Dec. 16.
Donations can be dropped off at the Mountaineer Athletic Center on the SVC campus or at the Yankee One Dollar Store on Northside Drive in Bennington.
Boxes will also be available at each of the two women’s basketball games before the winter break, on Dec. 7 and Dec. 13.
SVC student-athletes will be collecting donations at the Yankee One Dollar Store this upcoming Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and the next Saturday. On the weekend dates, the Mountaineers will be at the store from 1-3 p.m., and on the weekdays from 4-6 p.m.
MAU youth wrestling
BENNINGTON -- Mount Anthony youth wrestling sign-ups will be held in the high school cafeteria on Tuesday, Dec. 17 and Friday, Dec. 20 from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Both sign-ups are prior to MAU wrestling matches.
Registration is $40 per wrestler with fundraiser, or $65 without fundraiser, and $30 for each additional family member.
For more info, call Wayne Call at (802)-952-8932.
HOOSICK, N.Y. -- The Hoosick Falls Soccer Club is now organizing spring travel teams.
The club is looking to register six teams: fourth grade boys/girls, fifth grade boys/girls, and sixth grade boys/girls.
Placement in the travel league is dependent on the number of players for each team.
Interested players or parents can register at hoosickfallssoccer.com/sportssignup
The registration period will be from Dec. 2 to Dec. 14.
For more information, contact Justin Caywood at (518)-944-1498 or email firstname.lastname@example.org