The Section II Class A girls basketball championship should be a dandy.  Scotia-Glenville downed Holy Names, 51-35, Tuesday night at Colonie High School. Monica Compton and Cassie Broadhead topped the Tartans scoring parade with 21 and 17 points, respectively.

In the other A semifinal, No. 1 seed Averill Park got the best of Mohonasen, 48-41. Brooke O'Shea was the leading scorer for Averill Park with 17 points. Kelsey Cowell took scoring honors on the Mohonasen side with 14 points.

Scotia-Glenville and Averill Park will meet for the title at Hudson Valley Community College Saturday at 1:45 p.m.

Anna Feller (18 points) and Jennifer Cillis (17 points) spearheaded Voorheesville's 59-49 victory over Maple Hill in Class C semifinal play.

Cassidy Chapko put together 20 points as high-flying Hoosic Valley defeated Hoosick Falls, 62-28. Hoosic Valley is now 20-1 this season.

Voorheesville and Hoosic Valley battle for the C crown at HVCC Friday at 7:45 p.m.

And the Class D semifinals saw Argyle easily beat Heatly, 58-26, and Fort Edward beat Fort Ann, 54-40.

Argyle and Fort Edward meet for the D title on Friday at HVCC at 6 p.m.

The Glens Falls Civic Center hosted four sectional games.

In Class C, Jordan McBride took the spotlight with 34 points to lead Mechanicville past Greenwich, 59-37.

The Mechanicville defense did an exceptional job on Greenwich's scoring machine, Joe Estramonte who was held to just three points, all foul shots.

Hoosick Falls won over Lake George, 55-41, as Alex Lilac scored 15 points.

Mechanicville and Hoosick Falls will meet for the C title on Saturday at GFCC at 3:45 p.m.

The Class D game saw Argyle beat Loudonville Christian, 37-29. Joey Lufkin tallied 19 points on the Argyle side.


Troy's Javion Ogunyemi, who suffered a severe ankle injury in last Saturday's 54-44 Class AA quarterfinal win over Bethlehem at HVCC, will sit out the remainder of the season.

Also, Shenendehowa's Emily Weber is a finalist for 2012 Miss NY Basketball presented by Basketball Coaches Association of New York.

Weber, averaging over 17 points per game, is headed for Canisius College.


The New York State Wrestling Championships will stay at the Times Union Center through 2016. The two-day event just held at the TU Center attracted 13,077 spectators.