Girls Basketball Roundup: Golden Eagles lose to Warrensburg in title game

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Hope Boland finished with a game-high 21 points and had five assists to lead Warrensburg to a 67-43 victory over Galway in the championship game of the Mike Beson Memorial Tournament at Saratoga Central Catholic on Saturday.

The Burgers led 21-4 after one quarter on their way to the win.

Abigail Ranous finished with 18 points, nine rebounds and four assists for Warrensburg (2-0 overall), while Aubrey Ranous added 14 points and 10 rebounds.

Boland was named the tournament’s Most Valuable Player, while Abigail Ranous was named to the all-tournament team.

Emma Spadaro scored 12 points to lead Galway (1-1 overall), while Morgan Drouin and Julia Reedy each had eight points.

In the consolation game, host Saratoga Catholic posted a 42-35 victory over Loudonville Christian.

Ryleigh Dempsey finished with 13 points and 11 rebounds to lead Saratoga Catholic, while Ashley Upson had nine points and four assists. Megan Cornell had eight points for the Saints and Lauren Maher grabbed eight rebounds.

Skyler Householder had 18 points to lead Loudonville Christian (0-2 overall).

Mike Beson Memorial Tournament

Championship Game

Warrensburg 67. Galway 43

Warrensburg 21 10 24 12 — 67

Galway 4 10 12 17 — 43


Boland 8-4-21, Cheney 1-0-2, Frazier 2-0-4, Ab. Ranous 9-0-18, Au. Ranous 7-0-14, Steves 1-0-2, Tyrell 3-0-6. Totals 31-4-67.


Bishop 0-4-4, Drouin 4-0-8, Mancini 0-1-1, Martin 2-0-4, O’Brien 1-0-2, Reedy 4-0-8, Ripepi 2-0-4, Spadaro 5-0-12.

3-point goals: Warrensburg 1 (Boland); Galway 2 (Spadaro 2).

Consolation Game

Saratoga Catholic 42, Loudonville Christian 35

Loudonville Christian 8 9 13 5 — 35

Saratoga Catholic 8 12 7 15 — 42

Loudonville Christian

Temple 1-2-4, Foote 1-1-3, Ralston 2-0-6, Householder 6-4-18, Woods 2-0-4. Totals 12-7-35.

Saratoga Catholic

Maher 3-0-6, Upson 4-1-9, Dempsey 5-3-13, Walsh 0-1-1, Cornell 2-3-8, M. O’Reilly 2-1-5. Totals 16-9-42.

3-point goals: Loudonville Christian 4 (Householder 2, Ralston 2); Saratoga Catholic 1 (Cornell).

OESJ drops pair at tourney

SCHOHARIE — Hunter Anderson finished with 18 points to lead Bishop Maginn to a 50-41 victory over Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville in the consolation game of the Schoharie Turkey Tournament on Saturday.

Olivia Sturges had 14 points for Bishop Maginn (1-1 overall).

Rebecca Trumble finished with 10 points to lead OESJ (0-2 overall), while Anderson Eggleston had seven points.

Trumble was named to the all-tournament team.

In the championship game, Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons posted a 55-38 victory over Schoharie.

Ava Megyeri had 19 points to lead the Golden Knights, while Meaghan Kienzle added 10 points.

Alyssa VanGasbeck finished with 12 points to lead Schoharie, while Julie Lehoe added 11 points.

In the first round, OESJ dropped a 58-37 decision to host Schoharie on Friday.

Hannah Cater scored 16 points to lead the Indians, while VanGasbeck had 13 points. Julie Lehoe added 11 points for Schoharie.

Trumble had 16 points to lead the Lady Wolves and Eggleston added nine points.

In the other first-round contest, Bishop Gibbons posted a 58-20 victory over Bishop Maginn.

Megyeri and Ryenne Relyea each had 10 points to lead the Golden Knights.

Anderson led Bishop Maginn with nine points.

By Paul Wager

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