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Boys Basketball Roundup: Vazquez leads Amsterdam past Johnstown

Johnstown's Keegan Feinour (24) goes up for a shot as Amsterdam's Jonah Clay defends during Tuesday's Foothills Council game at Johnstown High School. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

JOHNSTOWN — Yandeel Vazquez finished with 19 points to lead Amsterdam to a 69-51 victory over Johnstown in a Foothills Council boys basketball contest Tuesday at Johnstown High School.

It was the season-opening game for both teams.

The Rams led 14-11 after one quarter and broke the game open by outscoring the Sir Bills by a 41-27 margin in the second and third quarters.

Damian Colon had 14 points for Amsterdam, while Tyler Safran had 12 points. Kevin Perez added 10 points for the Rams.

Keegan Feinour scored 14 points to lead Johnstown, while Josh Hoyt had 11 points. Noah Massey added 10 points for the Sir Bills.

Johnstown's Josh Hoyt (4) goes up for a shot as Amsterdam's Kevin Perez defends during Tuesday's Foothills Council game at Johnstown High School. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

Johnstown (0-1 overall, 0-1 Foothills) is slated to travel to South Glens Falls on Friday for a 7 p.m. contest.

Amsterdam (1-0 overall, 1-0 Foothills) is scheduled to travel to Broadalbin-Perth on Friday for a 7 p.m. game.

Amsterdam 69, Johnstown 51

Amsterdam 14 21 20 14 — 69

Johnstown 11 14 13 13 — 51

Johnstown's Zach Serpa (21) goes up for a shot as Amsterdam's Kevin Perez defends during Tuesday's Foothills Council game at Johnstown High School. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

Amsterdam

Ausfeld 3-2-8, Clay 3-0-6, Colon 6-0-14, Perez 4-2-10 Safran 4-0-12, Vazquez 8-0-19. Totals 28-4-69.

Johnstown

Benton 1-0-2, Cross 1-0-3, Euler 1-0-2, Feinour 4-6-14, Hoyt 5-0-11, N. Massey 4-2-10, Miller 2-2-6, Serpa 1-0-3. Totals 19-10-51.

3-point goals: Amsterdam 9 (Safran 4, Vazquez 3, Colon 2); Johnstown 3 (Cross, Hoyt, Serpa).

Johnstown's Noah Massey (11) goes up for a shot as Amsterdam's Tyler Safran defends during Tuesday's Foothills Council game at Johnstown High School. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

Broadalbin-Perth 54, South Glens Falls 43

SOUTH GLENS FALLS — Jackson Sassanella finished with 24 points to lead Broadalbin-Perth to a Foothills Council victory over South Glens Falls.

Dante Calderone added 16 points for the Patriots, who outscored the Bulldogs 29-13 in the second and third quarters.

Cameron Woodard led South Glens Falls with 15 points while Jonathan Maniacek added 14 points.

Broadalbin-Perth (1-0 overall, 1-0 Foothills) is slated to host Amsterdam on Friday at 7 p.m.

Broadalbin-Perth's Michael Magliocca, left, is defended by South Glens Falls' Cullen VanWagenen during Tuesday's Foothills Council game at Broadalbin-Perth High School. (Photo contributed by Valerie Wager)

Broadalbin-Perth 54, South Glens Falls 43

Broadalbin-Perth 12 14 15 13 — 54

South Glens Falls 12 6 7 18 — 43

Broadalbin-Perth

D. DiCaterino 1-0-2, Magliocca 1-1-3, M. DiCaterino 1-1-3, Sassanella 8-5-24, Visco 1-2-4, Calderone 5-6-16, Buelow 1-0-2. Totals 18-15-54.

South Glens Falls

Maniacek 4-4-14, Rosa 1-0-2, Hogan 1-0-2, Vanwagenen 0-1-1, Woodard 5-4-15, Aday 1-1-3, Darrow 1-0-2, Quintal 1-2-4. Totals 14-12-43.

3-point goals: Broadalbin-Perth 3 (Sassanella 3); South Glens Falls 3 (Maniacek 2, Woodard).

Glens Falls 73, Hudson Falls 61

GLENS FALLS — David Barclay finished with 23 points to lead Glens Falls to a Foothills Council victory over Hudson Falls.

Noah Girard scored 21 points for the Indians, while Griffen Woodell added 10 points.

Johnathan Beagle finished with 24 points to lead Hudson Falls, while Riley Maddison added 12 points.

Glens Falls 73, Hudson Falls 61

Hudson Falls 16 12 16 17 — 61

Glens Falls 17 27 17 12 — 73

Hudson Falls

Beagle 7-10-24, Hogan 2-3-8, Maddison 4-1-12, Pond 1-1-4, Smith 1-0-2, Swartz 3-0-9, Varney 1-0-2. Totals 18-17-61.

Glens Falls

Barclay 9-2-23, Barrett 2-0-5, Danahy 3-0-6, Girard 6-5-21, Hirsch 1-0-2, Sampson -0-2, Wiggins 2-0-4, Woodell 2-6-10. Totals 26-13-73.

3-point goals: Hudson Falls 8 (Maddison 3, Swartz 3, Hogan, Pond); Glens Falls 8 (Girard 4, Barclay 3, Barrett).

Non-league

Fort Plain 68, Canajoharie 53

FORT PLAIN — Troy Butler finished with 21 points to lead Fort Plain to a victory over Canajoharie in a non-league game between Western Athletic Conference rivals.

Ethan Schoch and Levi Thomas each had 14 points for the Hilltoppers (1-0 overall), who outscored the Cougars by a 35-25 margin in the second half to earn the victory.

Derek Hyney scored 14 points to lead Canajoharie (0-1 overall), which is slated to face Edmeston at noon Saturday in the WAC Coaches vs. Cancer Tip-Off Classic at Fulton-Montgomery Community College.

Fort Plain is scheduled to host Laurens on Friday at 7 p.m. before taking on Wells in the WAC Coaches vs. Cancer Tip-Off Classic on Sunday at 5:30 p.m. at FMCC.

Fort Plain 68, Canajoharie 53

Canajoharie 10 18 6 19 — 53

Fort Plain 18 15 17 18 — 68

Canajoharie

Fairley 1-0-3, Ferguson 3-1-7, Herget 2-0-5, Hyney 6-0-14, Johnson 0-4-4, Kwiatkowski 1-0-2, Nowalk 3-0-6, Prime 0-4-4, Tamsett 3-2-8. Totals 19-11-53.

Fort Plain

Butler 9-2-21, Jordan 3-3-9, Landry 1-0-2, LeMoine 1-0-2, Nemecek 0-1-1, Reese 1-1-3, Schoch 6-2-14, Thomas 4-4-14, Welch 1-0-2. Totals 26-13-68.

3-point goals: Canajoharie 4 (Hyney 2, Fairley, Herget); Fort Plain 3 (Thomas 2, Butler).

Northville 60, Heatly 22

GREEN ISLAND — Dan VanNostrand finished with five 3-pointers on his way to a 23-point effort to lead Northville to a non-league victory over Heatly in its season opener.

Jason Ellsworth finished with 12 points for the Falcons.

Chayton Sagendorf scored eight points to lead Heatly.

Northville is scheduled to face Sharon Springs in the WAC Coaches vs. Cancer Tip-Off Classic at Fulton-Montgomery Community College on Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

Northville 60, Heatly 22

Northville 26 16 8 10 — 60

Heatly 1 4 13 4 — 22

Northville

Frank 2-0-4, Milewski 2-1-6, Foster 3-0-6, Shepard 3-0-7, VanNostrand 5-8-23, Ellsworth 6-1-12, Sira 1-0-2. Totals 22-9-60.

Heatly

J. Sedgwick 2-1-5, Sagendorf 3-0-8, R. Sedgwick 2-0-5, Nolet 1-0-2, Monahan 1-0-2. Totals 9-1-22.

3-point goals: Northville 7 (VanNostrand 5, Milewski, Shepard); Heatly 3 (Sagendorf 2, R. Sedgwick).

Adirondack 56, OESJ 41

BOONVILLE — Alex Gaylord finished with 15 points to lead Adirondack to a non-league victory over Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville.

Landon Miller scored 14 points for the Wildcats. Sam Koagel added 10 points for Adirondack.

Paetyn Logan-Dillenbeck scored 14 points to lead OESJ (0-1 overall), while Mason Snell added 10 points.

The Wolves will face Mayfield in the WAC Coaches vs. Cancer Tip-Off Classic on Sunday at FMCC at 4 p.m.

Adirondack 56, OESJ 41

OESJ 10 10 9 12 — 41

Adirondack 17 13 11 15 — 56

Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville

Bonneau 0-1-1, LaFontain 3-2-8, Snell 3-1-10, Logan Dillenbeck 4-2-14, Walrath 1-0-3, Feagles 2-1-5. Totals 13-7-41.

Adirondack

Miller 5-1-14, Gaylord 7-0-15, Allen 4-0-9, Mooney 3-0-7, Koagel 5-0-10, Nickerson 0-1-1. Totals 24-2-56.

3-point goals: OESJ 8 (Logan-Dillenbeck 4, Snell 3, Walrath); Adirondack 6 (Miller 3, Gaylord, Allen, Mooney).

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