Averill Park Sports By Issac Joseph
Hello Warrior Fans! Sectional play is officially underway for our varsity teams.
The wrestling team finished fourth at the Class B sectionals at Queensbury on 2/6. Nick Tempel and Michael Steen finished second in their classes. Jacob Hanlon, Jacob White, Luke Hempel, and Elias Goosmann finished third. Jamie Bartlett finished in fourth place and Connor Byers finished in fifth place. Tempel, Steen, Hanlon, White, Hempel, and Goosmann will advance to the Section 2 championships in Glens Falls on 2/12.
The girls basketball team defeated Bethlehem 61-49 on 2/1 thanks to a career high 34 points along with 11 rebounds from Senior Amelia Wood. Taylor Holohan also added 14 points in the win. The girls team started the game off on a 9-0 run and didn’t look back from there. The basketball team travels to Schenectady for their next game on 2/10.
The hockey team defeated Albany Academy 7-2 on 2/6. Kyle Millington and Brendan Walsh each scored and assisted on goals while Cole Davidson and Jack Culiton also assisted on goals in the winning effort. The hockey team will face Niskayuna on 2/12 for their next game.
The boys basketball team had a heartbreaking 39-37 loss against Bethlehem on 2/1. Dan Coiteux led the boys with 11 in the losing effort. The basketball team will take on Schenectady on 2/10 for their senior night game.
I will be back next week to report on AP scores and highlights. Go Warriors!