Bishop Maginn Gets Best of CBA – Friday Basketball Roundup
Coming off a big victory over Troy on Tuesday, CBA of Albany ran into trouble on Friday night when it lost to Bishop Maginn, 65-59, in a Big 10 game.
Alijamar Mathis paced the Griffins with 24 points while Demere Hannah contributed 14 points. Joe Krong was high scorer for CBA with 20 points.
CBA is 14-2 in the league race while Troy stands at 14-1 with one game left. Bishop Maginn raised its record to 8-7 in league play.
Troy defeated Amsterdam, 85-51. Khalil Paul and Trahmier Burrell each delivered 14 points for the Flying Horses.
Wesley Pluvoise-Phillip starred with 24 points to help Albany beat Catholic Central, 74-62.
The Shenendehowa basketball programs had different results.
Jackson Shea popped in 21 points while Dylan Malloy and Teddy McCarthy added 14 and 10 points, respectively to power Shenendehowa past Shaker, 68-58, in a Suburban Council matchup.
The teams are now tied for the league's top spot in the Suburban Northern Division with 12-3 records.
Casey Hall took scoring honors for Shaker with 25 points. Chinalu Abara and Chris Landers helped the cause contributing 11 points apiece.
Also, Connor Morelli delivered 14 points as Bethlehem downed Mohonasen, 56-53.
Killian Tallman was the offensive star for Mohonasen with 17 points.
Cameron Dobbs had a big night with 33 points as Guilderland got the best of Averill Park, 61-55.
Devin Zurlo put together 17 points as Glens Falls remained unbeaten (13-0) in Foothills Council play beating Johnstown, 61-41.
Gloversville's Cody Jacobson scored 25 points and Jake McCloskey added 22 points to lead Gloversville over South Glens Falls, 72-63.
In girls competition, Shaker beat Shenendehowa, 56-55, in the Suburban Council showdown.
Lauren Woods topped the Shaker scorers with 22 points. The teams are deadlocked for first in the North Division. MacKenzie Rowland and Madison Rowland netted 11 and 10 points, respectively for the winners.
Emily Weber had 23 points on the Shen side.
Liz Harvey exploded for 34 points to lead unbeaten Berne-Knox-Westerlo past Fort Plain, 54-50, in a Western Athletic Conference semifinal game.
Abby Boyer unleashed 27 points for the Hilltoppers.
Duanesburg beat Canajoharie, 45-39, in the other semifinal. B-K-W, 17-0, and Duanesburg will play for the WAC Cup on Tuesday at Fulton-Montgomery Community College, 6 p.m.
Emia Willingham-Hurst put together 24 points as Albany downed Catholic Central, 56-55, in the Big 10 to remain unbeaten at 11-0 in league action and 17-0 overall.
Gabby Giacone scored 20 points and Bridget Murphy contributed 18 to propel Bethlehem over 48-37, in Suburban Council play.
In the Colonial Council, Mikayla DeGuire and Ailayla Demand each tallied 20 points to lead unbeaten Watervliet over Fonda-Fultonville, 77-50. The Cannoneers are 15-0, 17-0.
J'Vanay Santos had 20 points to help Albany Academy get past Voorheesville, 42-32, in Colonial Council action.
Article by Mike Collar