Warriors split tourney games

"I think it's wide open. Any one of us could win the title," said Dagostino of the White Division, which also includes Averill Park and Niskayuna.

In other boys basketball action last weekend, Niskayuna placed second at its own tournament after losing to Bethlehem 60-47 in Saturday's championship game. The Eagles raced out to a 37-20 halftime lead and cruised to the 13-point victory.

Joe Kane scored 17 points, and Dan Lanchantin contributed 11 points for Bethlehem (2-0). Alex Olbrych's 17 points paced Niskayuna.

The Silver Warriors advanced to the finals with a 66-45 victory over Schalmont in last Friday's opening round. Garrett Bush netted 25 points to lead Niskayuna, which put the game out of the Sabres' reach with a 23-8 run in the fourth quarter.

Mark Belles' nine points paced Schalmont (0-2), which lost to Amsterdam 52-39 in Saturday's consolation game.

Scotia-Glenville also hosted a tournament last weekend. The Tartans opened with a 45-32 victory over Schuylerville last Friday before bowing to Averill Park 58-40 Saturday.

Joseph Ferrari scored 14 points against Schuylerville and 10 points against Averill Park to lead the Tartans (2-1).

Defending Section II, Class C-CC champion Schenectady Christian began its season with a 76-32 Western Athletic Conference victory over Galway last Friday. Kelsey Collins led four Falcons in double figures with 16 points. Jake Bowman chipped in 13 points, while Bryan Bishop and Petr Serafimovski each added 12 points.

In girls basketball, Mohonasen finished second at the Shaker Tournament after losing to Bishop Maginn 58-50 in Saturday's championship game.

Nicole Adach scored 16 points, and Michelle Aviza contributed 10 points for the Mighty Warriors (1-1), who were within one point of Bishop Maginn entering the fourth quarter before the Golden Griffins finished the game on a 20-13 run.

Mohonasen reached the finals with a a 60-56 victory over Ichabod Crane last Friday.

Adach netted 29 points, and Dayna Lashin added 14 points for the Mighty Warriors.""

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