M-W Girls Go Retro But Keep Going Forward
MADRID - It was Retro Night at "The Hive" and the Madrid-Waddington Girls Basketball team donned their throw-back jersies and kept moving forward in their march toward a second straight perfect NAC East season.
The MW girls wore their retro jerseys with knee high striped socks. The MW student section also dressed up in their best 70’s and 80’s outfits. It was a fun night for both teams and the crowd," said M-W Coach Bryan Harmer after the Lady Jackets climbed to 11-0 overall and 14-3 overall in a 54-25 win over St. Regis Falls (6-5, 8-7).
In the West Division Edwards-Knox downed Morristown 64-19 and Harrisville checked Lisbon 46-31.
"A special thanks to coach Wilbur Bailey and his girls for joining in the fun of our “Retro Night”. St. Regis wore special tie dye jerseys and coach Bailey was sporting his old school pink Chuck Taylor’s. We hope to make it an annual event," said M-W Coach Bryan Harmer.
It was also Senior Night at "The Hive" and Anna Brady, Alexis Sullivan, Lydia Thompson and Jaelynn Uppstrom were honored for their contributions to multiple NAC East Division and Section 10 Class C Championships.
In other East Division games Chateaugay (8-4, 10-6) downed Brushton-Moira (4-8, 4-12) 49-26, Colton-Pierrepont (5-6, 8-9) dropped Tupper Lake 49-15 (0-11, 1-16) and Norwood-Norfolk (10-1, 11-5) stayed one game behind M-W with a 64-24 win over Parishville-Hopkinton (1-10, 1-17).
M-W 54 - St. Regis Falls 25: The Lady Jackets continued their signature stingy defense allowing only single digit scoring in all four quarters and Alexis Sullivan continued to be one of top scorers in the division with 17 points. Emma Plumley tallied 10 points with seven in first quarter while Jaelynn Uppstrom buried three 3-pointers in the first half scoring nine points.
Anna Brady followed with seven points and other scoring came from Grace Plumley (4), Kayla Dinneen (2), Lydia Thomas (2) and Lily LaMere (3).
Kitty Arcadi continued her productive play for the Saints scoring 16 points followed Abby Gregoire (5), Maisie Hastings (3) and Carlista Fraser (1).
Chateaugay 49 - B-M 24: Chloe Champagne turned in an 11 point, 10-rebound double-double with three assists and Anna Beakley (14 points, 5 rebounds) scored nine first quarter points sparking a 14-3 lead for the Bulldogs. Adrienne Secore (5 rebounds) and Grace Jarvis (5 rebounds, 3 assists) scored eight and seven points followed by: Cammi Champagne (4 assists), Julianna Gordon (2 points, 11 rebounds) and Ayanna Adams (7 points).
Natalie Palmer and Kennedy Heart scored six points for B-M and Samanna Wells and Anna Martin each scored four.
C-P 49 - Tupper Lake 16: Alexis Cuthert and Landree Chamberlain scored 12 and nine points for the Colts who jumped out to a 16-3 first quarter lead. Callie Richards dropped in eight followed by Amber Erwin (4), Jaleigh Jacot (2), Izzy Vacarro (6), Mikayla Lovely (4) and Kiana Hogle (4).
Shannon Soucy led Tupper Lake with seven points.
E-K DROPS MORRISTOWN; HARRISVILLE CHECKS LISBON
Edwards-Knox (6-3, 8-5) received stellar efforts from the all-star duo of Abby Hart and Lucy Frary in downing Morristown (0-10, 4-14) and Harrisville (4-5, 9-7) used strong team defense and rebounding to check Lisbon (3-8, 6-10) in the only NAC West games of the night.
E-K 68 - Morristown 19: Abby Hart scored a career high of 40 points and Lucy Frary delivered a triple double of 13 points, 11 steals and 10 assists to power the Cougars.
"Lucy Frary had an outstanding night on defense and Abby Hart got out on the break. We have three games remaining before the playoffs and we are really stepping things up and playing extremely hard," said E-K Coach Patty Taylor of her Cougars who are the defending Section 10 Class D Champions.
"I brought up Kaleigh Allen up from the JVs for the game and it was nice to see her score."
Allen scored two points while Jasmine Nezezon tallied six, Hailey Mathews netted five and Rachel Vachez contributed two.
Emma Showers tallied nine points and Hailey Ward scored seven to lead the Morristown scoring which also included: Kassidy Sullivan (2) and Riley Showers (1).
Harrisville 46 - Lisbon 31: Hanna LaPlatney and Harlie Moore scored 19 and 14 points to lead the Pirates after being honored in a Senior Night ceremony with Chloe Benson, Bayleigh Spencer, Alana Luther, Kira Moore and exchange student Ting Chen.
"We rebounded and defended well as a team. We had a lot of putbacks and we worked very hard to hold Alexa McKee scoreless in the second half. She is a good player and scored a lot against us in Lisbon," said Harrisville Coach Steve Roberts after the Pirates anchored their win with a 17-6 third quarter run.".
"It was a nice win and it was great to see Torie Moore come back from an ankle injury."
LaPlatney scored eight points in the pivotal third quarter, Torie Moore scored six points in the win and Bayleigh Spencer and Kira Moore added four and three points. McKee scored 11 in the first half for the Golden Knights, Abby Flack netted eight, Emma Hitsman and Olivia McLear each added four and Erika Snyder and Kali Thompson chipped in two.
The Lisbon JVs posted a 43-29 victory led by nine points and four rebounds by Marissa Robinson, eight points and six rebounds from Rachel LaRock, seven points from Gabby Smith and six points from Gabby Taylor.
Other contributions were: Riley Beldock (2 points, 7 rebounds), Mikayla Buckley (4 points, 5 rebounds), Julia Rishe (2 points, 5 steals), Eliza McLear (4 points) and Caleigh Smith (1 point). Maegan Kackinson and Evelyn Winters scored nine and eight points for Harrisville.