COLONIE – The Garnet Raiders had a huge fourth quarter, outscoring Albany 21-9, to win the first round of the Section II Class AA tournament at home by a score of 64-52.
Colonie’s Aliyah Wright led all scorers with 23 and her counterpart, Erin Fouracre, had 17. Alivia Paeglow and Sareena Dicerbo had eight each for the No. 2 seed Colonie while Kyara Triblet chipped in seven points and grabbed 10 rebounds.
The No. 7 seed Albany high had just one player in double digits, Junasia Lanier with 10. Hasijna Gaddy had nine points while Haille Hart and Jenna Citone had seven each.
Colonie will now play the No. 3 seed – and crosstown rival – Shaker on Monday, Feb. 26, at Guilderland High School. Opening tip is slated for 6 p.m.
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