Epler leads Cambridge past Mechanicville


CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. — Freshman Stasia Epler paced the Cambridge girls basketball team as they came back to top Mechanicville 57-53 Friday night.

Epler scored a game-high 21 points in the Indians' win.

Cambridge struggled a bit out of the gate and the Red Raiders grabbed a 19-13 advantage after one quarter.

Mechanicville extended its advantage by a point before the halftime break.

The Red Raiders got up as much as 12 in the third quarter, but the Indians battled back with a 10-0 run to cut the lead to two by quarter's end, on the back of Epler scoring eight during that run.

Lilly Phillips got a steal and layup with 32 seconds left in the fourth to give the Indians a lead they wouldn't surrender.

Cambridge improves to 7-1 and plays Greenwich at home on Tuesday.

Indians top Panthers

SCHAGHTICOKE, N.Y. — A strong third quarter was the difference as Hoosic Valley topped the Hoosick Falls girls basketball team 47-36 Friday night.

The Indians outscored the Panthers 15-6 in the third, after holding a three-point lead at the half.

Logan Thayne led the Panthers with 17 points as she continues to inch closer to the 1000-point mark. After Friday, she has 946 points for her career.

Emaleigh Peckham led Valley with 18 points, while Renee Serafin added 12.

Hoosick Falls drops to 7-5 with the loss and plays Spa Catholic at home on Tuesday.

MAU falls to MSJ

RUTLAND — The Mount Anthony boys basketball team struggled mightily in its game against Mount Saint Joseph, falling 83-40.

Gavin Johnson led MAU with 13 points, while Hayden King and Brandon Anderson scored eight.

Logan Montilla was the star of Friday night's game with 30 points.

MAU falls to 1-7 on the year and plays Taconic on the road Tuesday.

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Bulldogs beat Tigers

MIDDLEBURY — Ashley Heaton paced the Burr and Burton girls basketball team with 20 points in its 47-28 win against Middlebury on the road Friday.

Carol Herbert added 15 points for BBA.

The Bulldogs outscored the Tigers 16-2 in the second to take a commanding lead into halftime that they wouldn't surrender after the break.

BBA improves to 4-5 with the win and plays Otter Valley at home Tuesday.

Red Raiders top Cambridge

MECHANICVILLE, N.Y. — Jeffrey Burke scored 22 points for the Cambridge boys basketball team, but Mechanicville still went on to beat the Indians 73-58 Friday night.

Five different players reached double figures for the Red Raiders.

The Indians fall to 3-7 on the year.

Hoosick baseball, softball registration

HOOSICK, N.Y. — Registration has started for the Hoosick Falls Little League. There's an early bird registration in January, a $5 discount for each registration.

There will also be an in-person registration at Iron Coffee from 9 to noon today.

Registrations will be available until Feb. 28. For questions, call Ted Senecal at 518-331-7286.

Prospect ski event

WOODFORD — The Prospect Mountain Association will host a Moonlight Ski event on Jan. 19 at Prospect Mountain in Woodford.

There will be a dinner that starts at 6:15 p.m. and a short program called 'Prospect Back in the Day' with five former Prospect skiers — Peter Graves, Ed Dick, John Fairley, Brian Doxsee and Robin Outwater — along with legendary ski coach Bucky Broomhall.

After the program, there will be a ski out to a bonfire and dessert back at the ski lodge.

Tickets are $25 for passholders and $35 for non-passholders. It's $15 for children 12 and under.

To RSVP, call 802-442-2575 or email info@prospectmountain.net.


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