Lake George 38,
CORINTH -- Lake George turned back a fourth-quarter scoring surge Feb. 9 by the Tomahawks to nail down a slim two-point margin, securing the Adirondack League West Division title.
Corinth outscored Lake George 15-3 in the final stanza, but the Warriors had put up enough points early on to take the victory.
Kelly Flaherty led Lake George with 11 points in the balanced effort. Brittany Baker aided with nine, Caroline Murphy contributed eight, and Sara Anderson tallied six. Amanda Chambers and Nicole Bureau each contributed two.
Corinth's Jordan Madison led Corinth with 11 points. Lake George advanced to 11-2 with the win. The Warrior Junior Varsity squad won their matchup.
Fort Ann 49,
FORT ANN -- If it weren't for a sagging second quarter effort, Warrensburg would have upset Fort Ann in a high-scoring matchup Feb. 13.
Fort Ann's 13-6 advantage in the second stanza, however, provided the margin the Cardinals needed to secure a 49-46 win over Warrensburg in an Adirondack League crossover game.
In the balanced Burgher effort, Sophomore sensation Brittany DeCrescente led with a game-high 14 points. Classmate Isabelle Szabo contributed 12, which included two three-pointers. Senior Holly Gheen helped out with seven points, and Sophomore Ashlie Morehouse tallied six, Junior Kayce Duell stepped up with four points, and Senior Kaitlin May scored three.
Breanna Moore had 14 points to lead Fort Ann, while Jordan Aubin scored 12.
Warrensburg finished out their regular season with a 3-14 league record.
North Warren 34
CHESTERTOWN -- The Cougars Girls Basketball team was edged out 37-34 by a hard-charging Hartford squad in an Adirondack League crossover game Monday.
North Warren had an upset win in sight after leading 22-21 at the half and 27-26 to start the third quarter, but Hartford fought back with 11 points in the closing minutes, while containing the Cougars to 7 to put the game away.
Miriam Nestle scored 16 points to lead the Tanagers.
Katherine Andonucci tallied a team-high 14 points for the Cougars, followed by Kiera Warner with 13 - including three 3-pointers. Kelsey Hamblin and Lindsey Meade added two. Chantal Millington also scored two and Margo Broderick added one. The latter two players were scoring their first-ever Varsity points. Millington and Broderick, both Sophomores, were just elevated from Junior Varsity.
North Warren finished out the regular season with a 10-8 record, the best in many years.
North Warren 43,
LAKE LUZERNE -- North Warren battled with a talented Hadley-Luzerne team Feb. 12 and emerged with a 43-36 victory.
The Cougars withstood an 18-point last-quarter scoring barrage by the Eagles, but held on for the Adirondack League victory.
For the Cougars, Kiera Warner scored 12 points and Cassie Maday contributed eight. Kelsey Hamblin and Lindsey Meade each scored six points in the balanced effort, Chantal Millington - just elevated from JV - tallied five points, Katherine Andonucci added 4, and Laura Fahey scored 2.
Leah Laurent led the Eagles with 13 points.
Lake George 56,
LAKE GEORGE -- The Warriors girls basketball team employed a tough defense, hot shooting and savvy playmaking to defeat Warrensburg 56-13 in a matchup Feb. 12 between perennial rivals.
The balanced Warrior effort featured Kelly Flaherty with a game-high 13 points, followed by Sara Anderson with 12 points. Juniors Brittany Baker and Lauren Pennock each scored seven points, and classmate Caroline Murphy tallied six, followed by Junior Erin Blunt with five. Sophomore Chelsea Sipowicz added four and Junior Jenna Bechard chipped in two.
Sophomore Brittany DeCrescente scored four points for Warrensburg, aided by Tessa Acuna, Kaitlin May, Isabella Szabo, and Ashlie Morehouse, each with two points. Holly Gheen added one.
With the win, the Warriors finished off their season 12-2.
Lake George won the Junior Varsity matchup.