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Gloversville falls to Broadalbin-Perth

Broadalbin-Perth's Emma Goebel (2) drives the baseline against Gloversville's Layla Chapin during a Fulton County League game Thursday night at Gloversville High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville lady Dragons returned to varsity-level competition for the first time in since 2019 Thursday night in Fulton County League action against Broadalbin-Perth at Gloversville High School.

The Lady Patriots got off to a quick start and pulled away to defeat Gloversville 57-16 in the season opener for both teams.

“We are a young team and there were a lot of first-game nerves out there for both them and me,” said first-year Gloversville varsity coach Emily Parslow in a post-game phone interview. “I told them it is OK to be nervous the for the first minute but not after that.”

After being shut out for most of the first quarter, Gloversville got its first points of the game when Layla Chapin followed her shot and put up a long rebound late in the first quarter.

“That was such a relief for us to get those first points,” Parslow said.

The Leader-Herald/james A. Ellis Broadalbin-Perth's Kiaira Tomlinson (3) and Gloversville's Abigail Curtis (11) tip off the Fulton County girls basketball season Thursday night at Gloversville High School.

That would be the Lady Dragons’ lone first-quarter points as Broadalbin-Perth used a solid zone defense to force turnovers and open up their running game to break out to a 16-2 lead.

The Lady Patriots remained in control with 10 players putting points in the book en route to the victory.

Emma Goebel led Broadalbin-Perth with 12 points, all coming in the opening half. Lauralie Grainer, Julia Mycek and Camille Calderone all scored eight points and Haleigh Hayes had six points.

Abigail Curtis led Gloversville with eight points, including two 3-pointers, while Brooke Dutcher and Allie Salvione had three points apiece and Chapin finished with two.

“We did better against their zone as the game went along,” Parslow said.

Broadalbin-Perth (1-0) will travel to play Northville (0-0) Saturday evening, while Gloversville (0-1) will take to the road to face Mayfield (0-1) Saturday afternoon.

Broadalbin-Perth 57, Gloversville 16

Broadalbin-Perth 16 15 9 17 — 57

Gloversville 2 4 4 6 — 16

Broadalbin-Perth

Goebel 6-0-12, Tomlinson 2-0-4, Hodsoll 2-0-4, Hayes 3-0-6, Grainer 3-1-8, Mycek 4-0-8, Calderone 3-0-8, G. Smith1-0-2, Brown 1-1-3, Marsden 1-0-2. 26-2-57.

Gloversville

Curtis 2-2-8, Dutcher 1-1-3, Chapin 1-0-2, Salvione 1-0-3. Totals: 5-3-16.

3-point goals: Broadalbin-Perth 3 (Camille Calderone 2, Lauralie Grainer); Gloversville 3 (Abigail Curtis 2, Allie Salvione).

Montgomery County League

Amsterdam 72,

Fort Plain 27

AMSTERDAM — Toni May poured in 23 points to lead Amsterdam (5-0) to victory over Fort Plain Thursday at Amsterdam High School.

Jackie Stanavich connected for 12 points and Andie Gannon finished with 10 points for the Lady Rams.

Tiffany Hazzard led Fort Plain (1-4) with nine points, while Erin Crouse had seven, Sarah Vanasse scored six points and Marissa Wilder finished with five points.

Amsterdam is scheduled to host Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville tonight, while Fort Plain will host Canajoharie Monday.

Amsterdam 72, Fort Plain 27

Fort Plain 6 4 5 12 — 27

Amsterdam 26 13 26 7 — 72

Fort Plain

Wilder 2-0-5, Crouse 3-1-7, Hazzard 3-3-9, Vanasse 3-0-6. Totals: 11-4-27.

Amsterdam

Flint 3-0-7, A. Stanavich 2-0-4, J. Stanavich 5-2-12, Gannon 3-4-10, Goodson 2-0-5, May 10-0-23, Sculco 2-1-5, Francisco 1-2-4, Martinez 1-0-2. Totals: 29-9-72.

3-point goals: Fort Plain 1 Marissa Wilder); Amsterdam 5 (Toni May 3, Sierra Goodson, Natalie Flint).

Fonda-Fultonville 81, Canajoharie 35

CANAJOHARIE — Three Fonda-Fultonville players recorded double-doubles in Thursday’s victory over Canajoharie.

Kyla Smith led the Lady Braves with 20 points and 10 rebounds, while Marilyn Whitcavitch had 17 points and 11 rebounds and Kieonna Christmas added 12 points and 10 rebounds.

Angelina Clark led Canajoharie with 10 points, while Kristen Hyney and Kaijah Fowler had five points apiece.

Fonda-Fultonville 81, Canajoharie 35

Fonda-Fultonville 17 27 22 15 — 81

Canajoharie 8 4 14 9 — 35

Fonda-Fultonville

Lombardoni 2-1-5, Smith 8-2-20, Atty 3-0-7, Lake 3-1-8, Cusack 3-0-7, Whitcavitch 8-1-17, Crahan 2-0-5, Christmas 4-4-12. Totals: 33-9-81.

Canajoharie

Veit-Scott 1-0-2, Hyney 2-0-5, F. Fowler 0-1-1, Baker 1-2-4, K. Fowler 2-0-5, M. Fowler 2-0-4, VanSlyke 1-0-2, Clark 5-0-10, Blakeslee 1-0-2. Totals: 15-3-35.

3-point goals: Fonda-Fultonville 6 (Kyla Smith 2, Carly Atty, Quincy Lake, Avery Cusack, Emma Crahan); Canajoharie 2 (Kirsten Hyney, Kaijah Fowler).

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