Friday Night Section II Basketball Roundup
Brett Ullman connected on 9 three-pointers enroute to a sparkling 39-point performance as Sharon Springs downed Duanesburg, 78-44, in a Western Athletic Conference basketball game on Friday night.
The Foothills Council saw a couple of interesting games. League-leading Glens Falls saw Cam Girard and Devin Zurlo each pop in 20 points to prevail over Scotia-Glenville, 53-34.
Glens Falls is now 11-0 in Foothills play and 13-2 against all competition.
Mitch Vdoviak and Anthony Young each delivered 17 points to lead Johnstown past Queensbury, 49-46.
A balanced scoring attack saw Watervliet hand Cobleskill-Richmondville a 74-42 loss. Griffin Kelly took scoring honors with 21 points, Jordan Gleason had 20 while Tyler McLeod and Antoine Johnson added 13 and 10, respectively for the Cannoneers.
Bishop Maginn reached the century mark beating Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons, 100-79, in the Big 10. Rushon Young led Maginn with 20 points as five players hit double figures.
Nick Smith unleashed 18 points as Saratoga Springs turned away Shenendehowa, 68-61, in overtime on the Suburban Council scene. Meanwhile, Mohonasen got the best of Columbia, 64-62. Billy Manikas led the Warriors with 18 points and Killian Tallman contributed 16.
Collin Stewart had an exceptional night ripping the nets for 31 points as Mekeel Christian Academy beat Middleburgh, 62-30. In another high single-game performance, Harold Detmer put together 27 points in Fort Plain’s 49-36 win over St. Johnsville. The Hilltoppers and Canajoharie share the Northern Division title.
On the girls side, Breahanda Stratton hit for 17 points as unbeaten Albany defeated Amsterdam, 56-31 in the Big 10. Emia Willingham-Hurst contributed 11 while the Falcons stretched their unbeaten mark to 10-0 and 16-0.
Emily Weber unleashed 24 points and Mary Kate Cusack added 15 to lead Shenendehowa past Saratoga Springs, 66-47 in Suburban Council play. The Plainsmen are 13-0 this season.
Geena Gallo put together 24 points to propel Ballston Spa past Niskayuna, 53-49, also in the Suburban.
Shaker made easy work of Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake, 79-23, to raise its record to 12-1. MacKenzie Rowland and Madison Rowland had 13 points apiece for Shaker.
Unbeaten Watervliet beat Cobleskill-Richmondville, 57-26. Ailayia Demand led the way with 14 points in the Colonial Council matchup.
J’Vanay Santos scored 23 points as Albany Academy knocked off Schalmont, 46-30.
Jennifer Cillis brought home 27 points in Voorheesville’s win over Fonda-Fultonville, 62-35.
And Liz Harvey and her unbeaten Berne-Knox-Westerlo team keep going beating Schoharie, 58-21, in the Western Athletic Conference. Harvey had 21 points.
Bridget Murphy tallied 15 points and Gabby Giacone contributed 14 to lead Bethlehem over Guilderland, 52-35.
Article by Mike Collar