Tillery leads Albany Academy boys’ basketball ahead of Mekeel Christian – The Daily Gazette


Keyshaun Tillery scored 37 points, leading Albany Academy in a 73-62 victory in non-league men’s basketball over Mekeel Christian Academy on Wednesday.

With a 29-23 halftime lead, Albany Academy used a 24-16 advantage in the third quarter to open up a double-digit advantage.

Zakhi Fallen scored 24 points, Will Radcliff scored 20 and Joe Roddy scored 13 to lead Mekeel Christian.

Waterford-Halfmoon won the 90-35 sprint over Hawthorne Valley as Gavin Bodah posted 24 points and 12 rebounds to go along with Luke Cassin’s 12 points and 10 rebounds. The Fordians amassed 32 points in the first quarter, opening a 22-point lead after eight minutes.

In a Wasaren League game, Stillwater won 79-43 against Berlin / New Lebanon. Carter Wichelns scored 22 points and Jaxon Mueller scored 20 in the victory. Berlin / New Lebanon was led by 13 points by Chris Shorter.

Hoosic Valley defeated Hoosick Falls 57-43 as Isaiah Eckler scored 15 points to lead four players in double digits. Miles Smith of Hoosick Falls scored a record 21.

OESJ won the Western Athletic Conference 47-39 victory over Schoharie, led by 13 points each by Mason Snell and Colten Christensen. For Schoharie, Quin Barton scored 14 points and Dan Bernhardt added 10.


Fonda-Fultonville won the 53-23 Western Athletic Conference women’s basketball victory over Fort Plain. Kyla Smith led the way for Fonda-Fultonville, scoring 24 points and eight rebounds. Kami Walton and Carly Atty each scored six points in the victory. Erin Crouse led Fort Plain with eight points in a game Fonda-Fultonville led 17-3 after a quarter.

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

Jessica Meade led three Schoharie players in double digits in a 58-37 win over Galway, while Chloe Towle added 12 points and Abby Fagnani scored 11. Hannah French scored 12 to lead Galway.


Shenendehowa had six pins in his victory in the Suburban Council’s 44-25 fight against Colony. Jashon Holmes, David Ensminger, Dante Maiello, Greg Green, Ayden Robles and Vincent Grembocki have won pins for the Plainsmen, in addition to a technical fall from Joey Losee and a decision for Nick Dimonda. For Colonie, Jaydon Aquirre-Hamlin, Will Hotaling and Emiliano Torres won by pin, Guy Jubert won by major decision and John Truesdell won by decision.

Ballston Spa defeated Columbia 54-12 with pins from Ralph Keeney, Cameron Hinchliff, William O’Connor and Christopher Brothers. Mia Collins, Anthony Prasio and Dylan Wolff all won by major decision for the Scotties, with Anthony Prastio and Connor Gregory adding wins by decision. Columbia’s only victory on the mat was a pin for Abubakar Abuzaid.

Shaker took a 47-15 victory over Guilderland, with pins for Ryan Stein, Ahmad Farzad, Michael Santore, Sameer Abbaszadeh, Brian Rezek and Antoio Rezek, plus a tech fall win for Donovan Deguire. For Guilderland, Dillon Blanchard won by pin, Myles White won by technological fall and Andrew Daigler won a decisive victory.

Averill Park clinched a 57-15 victory over Schenectady, with pins from Elias Goosmann, Jacob Hanlon, Luke Hempel and Nick Tempel, as well as a decisive win for Edward Marcus and five forfeits. For Schenectady, Amari Waters and Isaiah Rivera won by pin and Donovan Witko took a decisive victory.

Saratoga Springs took a 64-0 victory over Niskayuna, with pins from Luke Stoutenburg, Dylan Przedwiecki, Taylor Beauty, Vita Spatafora, Gordon Murray and Sachiel Chuckrow in addition to decision wins from Kyle Griskowitz, Gianni Delgado, Lorenzo Paleschi, Patrick McKinley and Lucas Fros.

In the Foothills Council, 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 completed the scoring. Amsterdam had a pinfall win from Camryn Frasier and a major decision win from Renso Montalvo in addition to a pair of forfeits.


Schalmont took the 29-3 victory over Catholic Central in a bowling match between the boys of the Suburban Council. David Squires got a 247-640 to lead the Sabers, who also got a 215-631 from Sean Howlan and a 221-616 from Richard Pitsas.

Columbia’s Tyler Bogholtz played his second 300 game of the season in a 688 streak, but Saratoga Springs earned a 23-9 victory over Columbia in the Suburban Council. Brady Jennings topped the scoresheet for Saratoga Springs with a 258-609. For Columbia, Aidan Goodwin got a 248-745.

Amsterdam edged Broadalbin-Perth 4-0 in a Foothills Council game. 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.

Scotia-Glenville won 4-0 over Schuylerville in a virtually disputed game due to a bus problem. For Scotia-Glenville, Savannah Swiatocha had a 217-604 and Nick Auspemyer added a 191-562. Schuylerville was led by Lucas Fitzgerald with a 180-525 and Jameson Brownell with an 189-500.

Johnstown beat Queensbury 4-0, led by Patrick Clemence 234-669 and Steven Hulbert 278-607. Parker Baker had a 232-596 and Brittany Persutti tacked a 224-593 for Queensbury.

Mohonasen’s 25-7 victory in the Colonial Council over Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk was led by a 620 from Matthew Rogers. Ravena’s Konnor Kramer has launched a 702 series.

In the Western Athletic Conference, Bern-Knox-Westerlo defeated Middleburgh 3-1, Ryan Feliciano tallying 203-578 for the winners. Middleburgh got a 211-603 from Ross Guernsey and a 182-524 from Evan Becker.

Fonda-Fultonville landed a 4-0 sweep against Canajoharie, Ethan Auspelmyer shooting a 256-667 in addition to a 205-597 from Tomek Kowalczyk and a 248-592 from Anthony Cannizzaro. Dereck Mureness threw a 244-696 to lead Canajoharie.


Mohonasen defeated Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk in a Colonial Council women’s bowling match, led by a 224-611 from Kianna Macapinlac and a 205-538 from Arianna Quilavan. For Ravena, Kayla Stanton 201-566 was the best score.

At the Suburban Council, Kiara Beehm’s 563 series led Schenectady’s 22-10 victory over Bethlehem. Also for Schenectady, Shane ‘Terry posted a 513 and Kaylee Beehm threw a 505. Bethlehem was led by Amanda Burek 266-676 and Madi Robbins 633.

Averill Park beat Saratoga Springs 31-1 behind Saeryn Sawyer’s 206-586 and Laney Brown’s 215-568. Madelyn Redick’s 379 was Saratoga Springs’ best series.

Columbia defeated Ballston Spa 27-5, led by Cierra Gabriel 236-653 and Jen Doty 195-553. For Ballston Spa, Taylor Russell posted a 256-641 and Kennedy Barker recorded a 217-624.

In Western Athletic Conference action, Middleburgh took the win over Bern-Knox Westerlo by a score of 4-0. Jaidyn Rose’s 248-687 and Cameryn Shultes 208-612 led Middleburgh, while the Bern-Knox-Westerlo scorecard was led by a Katie Moresma 210-555.

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