High schools: Pair of girls’ basketball games postponed

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A pair of Foothills Council girls’ basketball games scheduled for Thursday night — Amsterdam at Broadalbin-Perth and Gloversville at Glens Falls have been postponed.

No makeup date for either game has been announced. 

Amsterdam coach Eric Duemler said he was informed Wednesday morning that health and safety protocols within the Broadalbin-Perth program forced the postponement of his team’s game. Officials at Broadalbin-Perth did not respond to a request for comment regarding the postponement, nor did Gloversville officials in regard to its game.

Fonda-Fultonville raced to a 53-23 Western Athletic Conference girls’ basketball victory over Fort Plain. Kyla Smith led the way for Fonda-Fultonville, scoring 24 points to go along with eight rebounds. Kami Walton and Carly Atty scored six points apiece in the win. Erin Crouse topped Fort Plain with eight points in a game Fonda-Fultonville led 17-3 after one quarter.

Middleburgh recorded a 51-36 win over OESJ, with Alyssa Wayman scoring 22 points to lead the win.

OESJ took home a 47-39 Western Athletic Conference boys’ basketball win against Schoharie, led by 13 points apiece from Mason Snell and Colten Christensen. For Schoharie, Quin Barton scored 14 points and Dan Bernhardt added 10.

In a Foothills Council wrestling meet, Glens Falls beat Amsterdam 45-22. For Glens Falls, Skyler Sturdevant, Eli Johnson and Gavin Williams won by pin, Connor Wright won by decision and four forfeits rounded out the scoring. Amsterdam got a pinfall win from Camryn Frasier and a major decision win from Renso Montalvo in addition to a pair of forfeits.

Amsterdam topped Broadalbin-Perth 4-0 in a Foothills Council boys’ bowling match. Amsterdam was led by Matt Sawitzki’s 220-635 and Kai Brennan’s 221-608, while Broadalbin-Perth received a 246-620 from Jennah Graham and a 202-557 from Andy Simonds.

Fonda-Fultonville notched a 4-0 Western Athletic Conference sweep against Canajoharie, with Ethan Auspelmyer rolling a 256-667 in addition to a 205-597 from Tomek Kowalczyk and a 248-592 from Anthony Cannizzaro. Dereck Mureness rolled a 244-696 to lead Canajoharie.

By LH Staff

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