Boys’ basketball: Ball movement key in Scotia-Glenville’s win over Gloversville

Boys’ basketball: Ball movement key in Scotia-Glenville’s win over Gloversville

Griffin Fraterrigo and his Scotia-Glenville teammates shared the basketball to great extent in building a double-digit, third-quarter lead in Monday night’s Foothills Council contest with visiting Gloversville.When the Dragons closed the gap, the Tartans shared the ball some more.Three sweet passes led to three straight baskets as the Tartans gained all the room they would need in beating the Dragons 62-45 while extending their win streak to seven games.Fraterrigo had two of those three assists and a team-leading six of them to go with 17 points and 16 rebounds.James Collar paced Gloversville with 13 points, and Gio Glionna had eight…
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Speedy South Glens Falls romps to girls’ basketball win over Broadalbin-Perth

Speedy South Glens Falls romps to girls’ basketball win over Broadalbin-Perth

BROADALBIN -- South Glens Falls’ speed and height advantage proved to be too much for the Broadalbin-Perth Patriots.Sydney Hart and Kaitlin McDonough combined for 48 points for the Bulldogs as South High romped to a 68-38 Foothills Council victory in girls’ basketball action Monday night at the Robert C. Munn Gymnasium at Broadalbin-Perth High School.“We weren’t ready for their speed,” Broadalbin-Perth coach Dave Bush said. “We talked about what they were going to do and how they were going to do it, but they are quicker in person than they are on tape.”Hart hit for 11 of her game-high 26…
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Canajoharie boys basketball holds off Northville, 50-42

Canajoharie boys basketball holds off Northville, 50-42

By James A. EllisNORTHVILLE — In the opening half of Wednesday’s Western Athletic Conference game between Canajoharie and Northville, neither team could gain more than a single-possession advantage.With the game tied at 25 in the closing seconds of the half, it seemed that the Cougars and Falcons would go into the locker room deadlocked. That changed as Zach Suits hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to put Canajoharie up 28-25.That basket gave the Cougars the momentum they needed as they held off Northville for a 50-42 WAC crossover victory at Northville High School.“That was a big-time three,” Canajoharie coach Rob…
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Broadalbin-Perth girls’ basketball getting ready for season opener

Broadalbin-Perth girls’ basketball getting ready for season opener

Photo Caption: Broadalbin-Perth girls’ basketball coach David Bush talks with his team during practice Friday at Broadalbin-Perth High School. PAUL WAGER/THE LEADER-HERALD BROADALBIN ­— Though it lost just three players from last season's team, the Broadalbin-Perth girls' basketball team has some large holes to fill heading into the new season. Gone from last season's squad are Kiaira Tomlinson, Lauralie Grainer and Makenzie Smith. Smith, who graduated early after her junior year, finished her four-year career with 1,005 career points. Smith led B-P in scoring in each of her four seasons as well. "Makenzie leaves a big hole to fill," Broadalbin-Perth…
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