Lake George 47,
MECHANICVILLE - Lake George let a halftime lead of 26-23 slip away in this Dec. 14 non-league loss. Junior Center Matt McGowan, 6'6", scored 14 points in the game. Adding points were Warriors Alex Hladik with 8 points, J.D. Jenkins with six, followed by Jeff Maldonado, Cameron Dorman and Chambers with 5 apiece.
BOLTON LANDING - Bolton shooting sensation Dom Pfau continued his incredible long-distance scoring streak with four three-pointers, but it wasn't enough to overcome the powerful offense of Westport, which came roaring back from a 24-19 deficit Dec. 14 to win this league showdown 70-44. In the third quarter alone, Westport sank 26 points.
Top scorers for Bolton include Pfau with 18 points, Matthew Smith with 11 and Mitchell Jordan with nine.
Bolton's Junior Varsity squad won their game.
Crown Point 49
BOLTON LANDING -- The Bolton Eagles' defense had trouble shutting down the shooting of Crown Point center John Budwick who scored a game-high 23 point in this league loss Dec. 11. Dominic Pfau led Bolton with 11 points, followed by Matt Smith and BIll Smith with 7 each and Tyler Calzada with 6.
Lake George 56,
HARTFORD -- The Lake George Warriors overpowered Hartford 34-6 in the first half on their way to this 56-29 Adirondack League victory Dec. 11. Versatile center Matt McGowan led the Lake George Warriors with 19 points.
Among those adding points were Senior Kyle Burden with 8, Junior Matt Stover and Sophomore Aaron Chambers with 7 each, and Senior Chris Kosz with 6.
Burden and Chambers hit one 3-point goal apiece.
North Warren 30
ARGYLE -- North Warren had a difficult time defending against the powerful offense of Argyle, which included Brian Humiston, son of the North Warren's coach Jason Humiston. Argyle's effort was aided by an impressive 14-for-15 tally from the free-throw line.
Argyle established a 20-2 lead in the first quarter, setting the pace for the game. They contained the offense virtually to one player, Junior Forward Joe Aiken, who scored 16 points - including two 3-pointers - for North Warren, but Aiken's teammates were limited to 4 or fewer.
Fort Edward 44
FORT EDWARD -- Warrensburg enjoyed a 22-17 halftime lead, but was buried in a 20-point offensive attack in the fourth quarter to lose this Dec. 11 league opener.
Burgher Senior Brendan Frye led his team with 13 points, followed by Junior Ryan Belden and Senior Mike Perrone with 8 apiece.
JOHNSBURG - With an inspired offensive attack, the Eagles charged to an early 37-10 lead, then cruising to a decisive victory Dec. 14. Leading the way were Senior Danielle St. Amour with 18 points and Junior Dominique Jean Servelli with 11. Senior Meredith Chamberliain and Junior Alana Peterson added 8 apiece, and Senior Montana Reilly contributed 6.
Bolton's Junior Varsity squad won their game in overtime.
Fort Edward 50
WARRENSBURG -- Burgher defense had a hard time containing the hot playmaking of Fort Edward in this Adirondack League loss Dec. 11. The undefeated Forts began their game with a 17-1 first-quarter margin and cruised through an 18-0 third stanza later on.
The Burgher Junior Varsity squad, however, won their game.
Lake George 57
LAKE GEORGE -- Junior Brittany Baker showed her offensive prowess Dec. 11 in leading her disciplined, talented team with 15 points to a 57-34 victory over Hartford. Her scoring attack included three 3-pointers.
Sara Anderson not only aided 14 with points, but led the Warrior defense with four blocks and six steals as Lake George began its campaign to defend its 2008-09 Adirondack League title. Junior Kelly Flaherty added 12 points for the Warriors, Followed by Junior Caroline Murphy with 9.
Lake George exerted control over the lane, forcing Hartford to take shots from the outside. Tanager Olivia Parrott scored three 3-pointers from the exterior.
The Warriors Junior Varsity squad also was victorious.
North Warren 34
CHESTERTOWN -- The North Warren Cougars' defense slacked off in the second quarter, allowing Argyle to win 46-34 in this Dec. 11 League matchup. Sophomore sensation Kiera Warner led North Warren with 12 points followed by Senior Katherine Andonucci with 10, and Sophomore Cassie Maday with 5. Senior Kelsey Hamblin was tough on the boards with 10 rebounds. North Warren's Junior Varsity won, demonstrating again to their coach Larry Warner that the future is very bright for girls Varsity basketball in the coming years.
Crown Point 31
CROWN POINT -- Rebounding from a first-half deficit, Bolton's strong defense got into gear and contained Crown Point's shooting to earn this league victory Dec. 10.
Crown Point's defense was unable to contain Senior Eagle Danielle St. Amour who set the pace with a game-high 16 points, followed by Junior Alana Peterson with 8 points - which included 2 three-pointers - and Dominique Jean Servelli with 7. Charlotte Caldwell and Montana Reilly showed off their defensive skills with seven steals each.
LAKE LUZERNE -- Lack of Burgher rebounding power combined with Hadley-Luzerne's snappy passing and effective transition game contributed to Warrensburg's 44-24 loss Dec. 8. Warrensburg's aggressive Sophomore Guard Jaci O'Brien led the Burger team with seven points. Senior Forward Kaitlin May added six. The Burgher Junior Varsity squad lost by a mere one-point margin.
North Warren 28
NORTH WARREN -- The Cougars had a tough time getting their offense in gear for this 42-28 loss Dec. 8 to a balanced Corinth team.
Senior Kelsey Hamblin led North Warren with seven points, followed by classmate Katherine Andonucci and Sophomore Kiera Warner with 6 apiece and Sophomore Cassie Mayday with 5 - including a three pointer - in this league opener.