High Schools: Broadalbin-Perth girls’ basketball advances to Kirvin Cup final

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Broadalbin-Perth’s Marcy Hotaling, left, challenges Hoosick Falls’ Emma Waugh underneath the basket after a free throw attempt Tuesday during the Kirvin Cup girls’ basketball tournament at Mohonasen High School in Rotterdam.

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The Broadalbin-Perth girls’ basketball team defeated Hoosick Falls 69-30 Tuesday to advance to the title game of the Kirvin Cup at Mohonasen.

The Patriots’ Molly Russom led all scorers with 23 points. Mianna Barboza, Shea Holloway and Mairead Marsden were also in double figures for the Patriots with 13, 12 and 10 points, respectively. 

Ava Case led Hoosick Falls with 11.

Broadalbin-Perth will play Mohonasen in Wednesday’s championship at 5 p.m. Hoosick Falls will take on Scotia-Glenville for third place at 2 p.m.

In the other Kirvin Cup first round game, the Mighty Warriors advanced past the Tartans 64-41. Caite Richmond led four Mighty Warriors in double figures with 21 points. Bella Petrocci scored 15, including three 3-pointers, while Peyton Whipple contributed 11 and Izzy Clute added 10. The Tartans’ Karaline McCarthy matched Richmond with 21 points.

Cloey Dopp dropped 19 points to pace Mayfield to a 46-39 non-league win over Whitehall. Jaidyn Chest scored 12 points for the Panthers.

Blake Bird and Samantha Howland had 12 and 11 points, respectively, for the Railroaders.

Amsterdam started off its Holiday College Showcase with a 58-52 victory over Section III’s Utica-Notre Dame. Kaijah Fowler led the Rams with 12 points. Rosie Sculco added another 11.

In games on Day 1 of the Amsterdam Holiday College Tournament, Jayla Tyler poured in 31 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead Colonie to a 61-47 victory over Section IX’s Warwick Valley.

A dominant third quarter proved decisive for Bethlehem en route to a 62-50 win against Section III’s Bishop Ludden in its Amsterdam showcase opener. The Gaelic Knights’ Amarah Streiff starred with 33 points, but the Eagles turned a 32-30 halftime lead into a 52-38 lead after three to help secure the win. Ellie Cerf led the Eagles with 20 points.

Shenendehowa took care of business, defeating Brooklyn Law & Tech — of New York City’s Public School Athletic League — 66-54. Kaleigh Montanez led the Plainsmen with 25 points — 15 from 3-point range, while Bri Carey added another 20, hitting four 3-pointers.

Northville boys’ basketball continued its strong start to the season with a 73-24 win over Wells in the first round of the Woodward Tournament. Jacob Frank led the Falcons with 14 points, while JT Artikuski and Evan Tamulaitis each added 11. Chase Brooks led Wells with 13 points.

Northville will play Mayfield in Wednesday’s championship game at 7:30 p.m. The Panthers knocked off Middleburgh in the other first round game 57-42.

In the first round of the Broadalbin-Perth Christmas Tournament, Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons knocked off Columbia 75-72, despite 35 points from the Blue Devils’ Evan Rainvile. Jaquare Jones led the Golden Knights with 23 points. The victors also received 16 points from Esiasyn Starr and 11 from Zakahria Archie.

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