Patriots crush Mount Greylock, improve to 10-1
WILLIAMSTOWN, MASS. — The Mount Anthony boys basketball team didn't seem affected playing two games in two days as the Patriots rushes past Mount Greylock, 85-60, on Saturday night.
MAU led 50-31 at the break, then by 31 after three-quarters.
It was a balanced effort for the Patriots, with three in double figures led by Jonas Parker's 20. Tyler Champagne added 16 and Damon Burgess 15. Zach Ronnow led all scorers with 24 for the Mounties.
The Patriots play next at Rice on Saturday.
MAU dance team reaches podium
SPRINGFIELD >> The Mount Anthony dance team competed in its first meet of the season with a pair of podium finishes.
In hip-hop, which was won by Mount Mansfield, MAU was second, followed by Burr and Burton Academy in third.
In pom, the host Cosmos were first, followed by BBA second and MAU third.
In the final discipline, jazz, Lamoille won, followed by Mount Mansfield.
Fisher the MOW at Warrensburg tournament
WARRENSBURG, N.Y. >> Hoosick Falls' Gabe Fisher went 5-0 and was named as the most outstanding wrestler of the lower weights at the Burgher Duals on Saturday.
The Panthers, as a team, were 2-3, with wins over Beekmantown and Hudson Falls. They lost to Morrisville-Eaton 41-39, Holland Patent 49-36 and the host Burghers, 42-38.
Fisher wasn't the only Panther to have a good day at the event. Matt LaPorte was 3-0 at 99 as was Alex Hull at 285. Jake Pine was 4-1 at 220 pounds, and Nolan Foster was 4-0 at 120 pounds.
Hickey's layup wins it in overtime
HOOSICK, N.Y. >> Lake George had a lead at halftime, but the Hoosick Falls boys basketball team sent the game to overtime and eventually won it 67-66 on Saturday night.
Connor McCart led all scorers with 27, while Rem Hickey added 20, including a trio of three-pointers.
Scott McLaughlin led the Warriors with 22 points.
In the fourth quarter with Lake George ahead by two late, Kellen Skott hit a pair of free throws to send the game to overtime. In the extra period, Lake George hit a three to give the Warriors a 66-65 lead, but with two seconds left, Rem Hickey hit the game-winning layup.
Hoosick Falls is 6-5 on the season and hosts Mechanicville on Tuesday.
SVC women fall to Mitchell
BENNINGTON >> The Southern Vermont College women's basketball team pushed hard in the fourth quarter to cut into its deficit, but the visiting Mitchell College Mariners were able to hold off SVC to win 64-61 Saturday afternoon in New England Collegiate Conference action at the Mountaineer Athletic Center.
Southern Vermont trailed by one at the break before Mitchell opened its lead up to nine with just under four minutes to go in regulation. The Mountaineers cut it down to three in the final minute, only to see the Mariners hit enough free throws to clinch the league victory.
Mountaineer senior captain Amber Flagg led the team with 14 points, adding five assists and four rebounds to her line. Classmate Shaniquewa Barnes notched her fourth double-double of the year with 10 points and a team-best 11 boards while sophomore Chloe Longe ( registered a season-high 10 points with her first start of the 2015-16 campaign.
Mariner senior captain Amanda Garcia recorded game-highs of 20 points and 14 rebounds while swiping three steals in the win. MC freshman Francesca Pinard scored nine points to go with her nine boards, and senior Chelsea Newman tabbed another nine points and grabbed six rebounds in reserve time.
MC improves to 2-6 on the year and 1-2 in NECC play while Southern Vermont falls to 6-4 overall, 3-1 in Conference action.
Patriots split in the pool
TACONIC, N.Y. >> Against Taconic Hills, the Mount Anthony swim team split on Friday.
The girls won 98-72, while the boys lost 92-60.
For the girls, Phebe Hall and Shaana Staab each won two events, Hall the 100 free and 100 breaststroke and Staab in the 200 and 500 free.
Savannah Robson won the 200 individual medley, Bridget Ahearn in the 50 free and Jena Staab in the 100 backstroke.
The girls also won all three relays.
On the boys side, Zach LaForest won two events in the 50 and 500 free. LaForest's 50 time was a new PR in 24.71 seconds.
Morgan Flynn took the 100 fly and Kevin Gorry won the 100 back.
Hoosick bowling fifth at invite
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. >> On Friday, the Hoosick Falls bowling team bowled in the Schenectady New Years Invitational Tournament at Boulevard Bowl in Schenectady. The tournament has mostly "A" schools with a few "B" schools and a few "C" schools from the Capital District participating in this tournament. Hoosick Falls did very well finishing fifth out of 20 teams with a 3-game 6-person team total of 3,682. Mohonasen finished first with a total of 3,818 followed by Columbia (2nd) 3,769, Shaker (3rd) 3,749, and Schalmont (4th) 3,702. Hoosick Falls had a great team effort with some really good scores: A.J. Hurlburt 235-653, Jon Bossoni 223-628, Jennifer Sargood 225-627, Kyla Day 213-616, Josh McCart 214-583, and Tyler Lindsey 201-575.
"The entire team bowled great today! I hope that we can bowl this well when we return to Boulevard Bowl for Sectionals in February," said Hoosick Falls coach Bob Lang.
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