Averill Park Sports By Issac Joseph
Hello Warrior fans! We saw a busy week of AP sports including several sectional competitions.
The girls basketball season continued their dominating season, beating Colonie 55-38 on their senior night on 2/8. Amelia Wood led the girls with 24 points and 18 rebounds. Taylor Holohan and Michelina Lombardi added 13 and 9 points respectively. On 2/10, the basketball team defeated Schenectady 55-14 thanks to 16 points from Wood and 12 from Ariannna Verardi. The girls went out undefeated on the week, beating Niskayuna 68-36 on 2/11. Holohan led the team with 25 points while Lombardi added 15. The girls face Shenendehowa on 2/21 for their next game.
Six wrestlers competed in the Section 2 state qualifiers on 2/12. Jacob Hanlon and Nick Temple finished 2nd in their weight classes. Elias Goosmann finished in 5th place and Luke Hempel finished in 6th place.
The boys basketball team beat Colonie 40-38 on the road on 2/8. Ethan Nardacci and Max O’Connor both had strong games. The boys fell 58-35 against Schenectday on 2/10. Dan Coiteux led the boys with 11 points. The basketball team lost to a tough Niskayuna team on 2/11, with a 43-31 final score. Brady Mazzeo led the team with 8 points. The boys will scrimmage Guilderland on 2/17.
The girls bowling team placed fourth at the Suburban Council Tournament on 2/8, knocking down a total of 2,764 pins. The girls finished fifth out of nine teams at the Section 2 Class A tournament on 2/10. Laney Brown and Saeryn Sawyer bowled a 530 high series. Emma Hotaling had a 206 high game. Congrats to the bowling team on a great season!
The boys bowling team placed 6th at the Suburban Council Tournament on 2/9, knocking down 3,599 pins. Yoshua Blowers also had a high single of 279.
The hockey team fell 3-2 against the Mohawks on 2/12. Kyle Millington scored the game’s first goal assisted by Cole Davidson.
I will be back next week to report on AP scores and highlights. Go Warriors!