Andrew Platek

Steve Dagostino Breaks Down Class AA, UAlbany
Steve Dagostino of @DagsBasketball joins Brady Farkas to break down the Section II, Class AA championships. Bethlehem captured the Girls' title while Shen took home the Boys'. Dags broke down the key to the Boys title game, Kevin Huerter's Division I potential, what Guilderland could have done, and he also spoke on UAlbany's success in '14-15...
Sectional Round-Up: Green Tech Goes Down
As we predicted on "Armen and Levack" yesterday, No. 2 Guilderland has advanced to the Class AA Boys' final by virtue of beating No.1 Green Tech in overtime, 68-62. As alluded to in the above tweet, Guilderland's win, coupled with a Shen win over CCHS, will give the Suburban Council its first sectional title since 2000 when Colonie topped Albany...
Talking Sectionals With Shen Coach Tony Dzikas
The Shenendehowa Boys basketball team just finished a perfect regular season at 19-0, winning the Suburban Council, and steamrolling much of the competition along the way. Shen boasts one of the deepest rotations in Section II and we spoke to head coach Tony Dzikas today about how he handles that rotation, what it's like to have the dynamic Huerter brothers on his roster and the atmosphere behind
High School Hoops Thoughts on This Wednesday...
I finally got the opportunity to go out and watch some high school hoops last night, and man, was I impressed. I went to Troy High to watch Guilderland take on the flying horses. Guilderland won the game 58-46 against an undermatched Troy team missing its two best players, but that doesn't mean the Dutchmen didn't come away looking very impressive...
ESPN Radio 104.5 Athlete of the Week
Another week of Section II action in the books, and another full night of Section II hoops on tap for tonight. For this week's ESPN Radio 104.5 Athlete of the Week we turn to junior guard Andrew Platek of Guilderland. Platek put in 41 points this Tuesday in a win over Shaker...
Guilderland Star Goes for 41 in Win
Another Tuesday night in the books, and the big story last night was another big game from Guilderland star junior Andrew Platek. Platek went for 41 points in a 74-62 win over Shaker. He connected on seven 3's and was 12-13 from the free-throw line...
Section II, Class AA Reactions
After the last court storming and the last team dance party had ended, the high school basketball sectionals were over Monday night at the Times Union Center. But all I can say is wow, what a way to go out. It seems only fitting that the Class AA finals would end with another major upset and yet another great performance from one of the area’s best players...