Border Country Sports-December 1st
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Howland Leads Whitehall to Win in Opener
Unlike many teams in the Adirondack League who lost several key players, the Whitehall girls basketball team has nearly all of their key weapons returning. The Railroaders flexed their muscles Wednesday night as they rolled past Hoosic Valley 45-22 in their non-league season opener.
Defense is typically the calling card of Boyd Hunt's teams and it was that end of the court that provided the catalyst against Hoosic Valley.
Whitehall led 25-8 at halftime and maintained control the rest of the way.
Samantha Howland had a strong game for the Railroaders, pouring in 18 points.
Madison Gould added 10 points for Whitehall.
Kaylee Smith had seven points for Hoosic Valley.
Whitehall is 1-0. Hoosic Valley is 0-1.
Hudson Falls Edges Burghers
Hudson Falls jumped out to a halftime lead and held off Warrensburg for a 44-41 victory in a non-league basketball contest.
The Tigers led 13-9 after a quarter and 23-16 at the half.
Warensburg closed the gap to 29-26 heading to the final stanza, but the Tigers used a 15-13 final fourth quarter to hold off the Burghers.
Lilly Lanphear led Hudson Falls with 14 points. Seneca Williams and Maddy Dudley chipped in 11 points each.
Kara Bacon paced the Burghers with 12 points. Hope Sherman added nine.
Hudson Falls is 1-0. Warrensburg is 0-1.
Witches Fly Past Eagles
Greenwich trailed at the half but rallied over the last 16 minutes to claim a 57-44 non-league boys basketball win over Greenwich Wednesday night.
The Eagles led 28-21 at the break but a 20-9 run in the third quarter helped turn the tide for the Witches.
Joe Skiff led Greenwich with 22 points. Jacob Ziehm addded 15 and Ryan Alling eight.
Josh Ellis had 17 points for Hadley-Luzerne. Matt Harder added nine.
Greenwich is 1-0. Hadley-Luzerne falls to 0-1.
Fort Edward Bowling Rolls over Hadley-Luzerne
Fort Edward opened the season with a 3-1 win over Hadley-Luzerne in Adirondack League bowling.
Andrew Fish led Fort Edward with a 539 series with games of 163, 141 and 235.
Preston Gulick added a 465 triple with games of 159, 178 and128.
Garrett Carlson led the Eagles with a 458 series. Carlson bowled games of 202, 109, and 147.
Kyliann Mattison contributed a 438 series for Hadley-Luzerne with games of 150, 124 and 164.
Fort Edward is 1-0. Hadley-Luzerne is 0-1.
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With the Border Country Sports Report Powered by NYVT Media I'm Keith Harrington.