Roundup: Indians win 3rd straight
LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP
GRANVILLE, N.Y. -- The Cambridge Central School girls basketball team made it three wins in three games as the Indians topped Granville 68-40 on Wednesday night.
Helen Mooney led the way with 19 points for the Indians in the win, while Sarah Cuddihy chipped in with 16 and Lilly Snyder added 14. Olivia Mooney also hit double digits, dropping 10 in the win.
The Indians led 15-7 after the first, and led 35-22 at the half. In the third the team iced the game, outscoring Granville 16-4.
Granville was led by Heather Chapman, who scored a game-high 20 points.
Cambridge moves to 4-4 overall and 2-4 in the Wasaren League with the win.
Panthers hold on for win
STILLWATER, N.Y. -- It got a little too close for comfort in the end, but the Hoosick Falls Central School girls basketball team improved to 6-2 by beating Stillwater 42-36 on Wednesday.
Megan Flynn dominated down low for the Panthers, scoring 10 points while hauling in 10 rebounds and blocking seven shots. Frontcourt partner Kelly Pine had 10 points in the win, while Rachel Pine led all scorers with 13 points in the winning effort.
The Panthers were up 36-20 going into the third quarter, but Stillwater was able to force turnovers in the second half to make the game interesting. In the fourth, Hoosick Falls was held to only one field goal.
"They put a little pressure on us," said Hoosick Falls coach Eamonn DeGraaf. "They did a much better job defensively in the second half and that slowed us down."
Stillwater was led by Abby Higgins with 9 points.
Hoosick Falls improves to 3-1 in the Wasaren League with the win.
Bulldogs battle back for victory
MANCHESTER -- Down 2-0 midway through the first period, the Burr and Burton Academy girls hockey team battled back for a 4-2 win over Hartford at Riley Rink.
The comeback started with 34 seconds left in the first, as Jordan Harmon lit the lamp on a pass from Mary Leech and Aggie Bisselle to make it 2-1.
In the second, Harmon doubled her tally on a pass from Bisselle to tie things up at 2-2, then the Bulldogs took the lead at the end of the second when Daisy Sullivan scored an unassisted effort to make it 3-2.
In the fourth, the Bulldogs got an insurance goal through Bisselle, with assists from Clara Berard and Mary Leech.
"We skated hard in the first, but it was not our best defensive effort," said BBA coach Ed Lewicki. "We really dominated the game in the second and third."
Lewicki gave his Player of the Game honor to Hartford goalie Erin Hudson, who stopped 51 shots for the Hurricanes. Hudson had 20 saves in the first period, 17 in the second and 14 in the third.
Kaylie Benson stopped 12 shots for BBA.
The Bulldogs improve to 8-1-1 with the win.
BBA girls basketball wins
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION -- In a game on Tuesday night, the Burr and Burton Academy girls basketball team topped Hartford 46-31 at Hartford.
Hartford led 20-18 at the break, but the Bulldogs came out in the second and outscored the Hurricanes 28-11 to take the win.
Hannah Nicholson led the Bulldogs with 11 points while Tessa Roberts added 10. Taylor Jackson had nine for Hartford.
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