Lady Rams fall short on the road

Staff report

ALBANY -- A strong fourth quarter for the Bishop Maginn Lady Griffins trumped a spectacular third from the Amsterdam Lady Rams, as the Lady Griffins prevailed in Tuesday night's Big 10 girls basketball contest, 41-38.

Bishop Maginn (9-7, 6-5) outscored the Lady Rams,17-7, in the final stanza after Amsterdam (6-8, 4-6) had outscored the home team, 12-2, in the third.

Cristiana Johnson scored a team-high 17 points for the Lady Rams, the highest point tally achieved by an Amsterdam players this season. Kelly Paris chipped in nine points, while Monica Rouse added eight for AHS.

For Bishop Maginn, Shiann Coons rang up a game-high 23 points.

COLONIAL COUNCIL

Cobleskill-Richmondville 54, Fonda-Fultonville 46

Danielle Kister poured in 17 points, and Erica Tracy and Morgan Loder added 14 and 11, respectively, to lead Cobleskill-Richmondville to a victory over Fonda-Fultonville.

Emily Frollo scored 13 points and pulled down 12 rebounds to lead Fonda-Fultonville. Cassandra Egleston chipped in with 11 points and four steals and Emily Parslow finished with 10 points and seven rebounds.

BOYS BASKETBALL

COLONIAL COUNCIL

Fonda-Fultonville 64, Cobleskill-Richmondville 31

The Braves jumped out to a 20-5 lead after one quarter and never looked back, as F-F raced to a 25-point halftime lead on its way to victory.

F-F's (7-8, 5-7) Will Turner had 18 points to lead the team. Ryan Derby pitched in with 13 points, while Zac Nowak added nine.

Chris Koeberle had 10 points for C-R (2-13, 2-10).

WESTERN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE

Galway 45, Sharon Springs 44

Evan Ceroalo's only points of the game were his game-winning 3-pointer that lifted the Golden Eagles past Sharon Springs for their first win in 17 games this season.

Day John Marshall scored a game-high 18 points for Galway, knocking down four 3-pointers, while Dan Diaz and Dylan Gregory scored eight points apiece.

Greg Oullette scored 12 points and Tyler Bianchine added 10 points for Sharon Springs

Northville 55, Middleburgh 53

Tim Monette's game-high 18 points helped Northville hold off a late surge from Middleburgh to post a WAC crossover win.

Barcley Heyward added 15 points for the Falcons, who led by 11 after three quarters, only to be outscored 21-12 in the final stanza and be forced to hold on down the stretch.

Shane Hilland scored 15 points to lead Middleburgh, which also got 12 points apiece from Brandon Richards and John Wrigley.