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Gloversville tops Kingston, 68-35

Gloversville's Harmony Philo (10) drives to the hoop for two of her game-high 31 points against Kingston on the opening day of the Amsterdam Holiday College Showcase Thursday at Amsterdam High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

By JAMES A. ELLIS

The Leader-Herald

AMSTERDAM — Harmony Philo delivered a 31-point performance to lead Gloversville to a 68-35 victory over Kingston on the opening day of the 17 team Amsterdam Holiday College Showcase Thursday at Amsterdam High School.

The Lady Dragons (6-2 overall, 5-2 Foothills) blew the game open, outscoring Kingston 22-6 in the second quarter.

Kendra Lavery finished with 24 points for Gloversville, while Alecea Jones added five.

Gloversville's Madde Jones (5) brings the ball upcourt while under pressure from Kingston's Madison Burke (3) on the opening day of the Amsterdam Holiday College Showcase Thursday at Amsterdam High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Madison Burke paced Kingston with 17 points, including five 3-pointers, while Rachel Cook chipped in with nine.

Gloversville is scheduled to play Saugerties in a 4:30 p.m. game today at Amsterdam High School.

Gloversville 68, Kingston 35

Gloversville 16 22 18 12 — 68

Kingston 11 6 16 2 — 35

Gloversville

Avery 1-0-2, Christman 1-1-3, A. Jones 2-1-5, M. Jones 1-0-3, Lavery 11-2-24, Philo 10-7-31. Totals: 26-11-68.

Kingston

Burke 6-0-17, Alonso 1-0-3, Cook 4-0-9, Diers 1-0-2, Herzog 1-0-2, Shatzal 1-0-2. Totals: 14-0-35.

3-point goals: Gloversville 5 (Harmony Philo 4, Madde Jones); Kingston 7 (Madison Burke 5, Jessica Alonso, Rachel Cook).

Amsterdam 65, Hanover (N.H.) 55

AMSTERDAM — The Lady Rams got 16 points from Jackie Stanavich and a triple-double from Andie Gannon to turn back New Hampshire’s Hanover High School.

Gannon, a sophomore, finished with 13 points, 16 rebounds and 10 steals, while Antonia May added 14 points and Elena Fedullo added 11 points.

Maddie McCorkle led the Maurders with 15 points, while Diana Schwarz and Lois Schwarz added 10 points apiece.

Amsterdam (8-1 overall, 7-0 Foothills) will return to action on Jan. 3 when the Lady Rams host Queensbury (7-0 Foothills) in a showdown for the top spot in the league standings at 7 p.m. at Amsterdam High School.

Hanover is scheduled to play St. Francois of Quebec, Canada at 6 p.m. today at Amsterdam High School.

Amsterdam 65, Hanover (N.H.) 55

Hanover 9 25 13 8 — 55

Amsterdam 23 17 12 13 — 65

Hanover

Bardales 0-2-2, Gelder 1-1-3, Johnson 2-4-8, Kirkpatrick 1-1-3, McCorkle 6-3-15, Parsons 1-2-4, D. Schwarz 3-4-10, L. Schwarz 3-3-10. Totals: 17-20-55.

Amsterdam

Beekman 1-1-4, Fedullo 5-1-11, Gannon 5-3-13, S. Hoefs 1-5-7, May 5-2-14, Stanavich 5-6-16. Totals: 22-18-65.

3-point goals: Hanover 1. (Lois Schwarz); Amsterdam 3 (Antonia May 2, Charlie Beekman).

Kasner Klassic

LITTLE FALLS — Host Little Falls and Central Valley Academy will square off in the championship game tonight at Little Falls High School.

Little Falls advanced to the title game with a 64-33 victory over Sauquoit Valley, while Central Valley Academy defeated Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville to earn its championship berth.

OESJ and Sauquoit Valley will meet in the consolation game.

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