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Amsterdam holds off Braves for 70-59 victory

Fonda-Fultonville's Colin Kowalski and Amsterdam's Jhai Vellon (11) dive for control of a loose ball during Montgomery County League action Wednesday night at Fonda-Fultonville High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

FONDA –In a battle of unbeaten Montgomery County League teams, Amsterdam built on a strong opening-quarter surge to defeat Fonda-Fultonville 70-59 in action Wednesday night at Fonda-Fultonville High School.

Yandeel Vazquez led Amsterdam with 22 points, while Tyrell Douglas hit for 16 points and Jhai Vellon added 14 points. The Rams hit 10 3-pointers in the game with Vellon and Douglas hitting three apiece.

Nick Hastings paced Fonda-Fultonville with his double-double of 24 points and 10 rebounds, while Jackson Cusack had 11 points, six rebounds, four steals and three assists to go with 11 points, five rebounds and three steals from Connor Weaver.

Amsterdam 70, Fonda-Fultonville 59

Amsterdam 19 19 18 14 — 70

Fonda-Fultonville 9 16 22 12 — 59

Amsterdam

Douglas 5-3-16, Thompson 1-2-5, Vazquez 8-4-22, Vellon 5-1-14, Ziskin 4-0-9, Shatas 1-2-4. Totals: 24-12-70.

Fonda-Fultonville

Boyer 2-0-5, Egelston 0-1-1, Cusack 5-2-13, Kowalski 2-0-5, Weaver 4-2-11, Hastings 12-0-24. Totals: 25-5-59.

3-point goals: Amsterdam 10 (Tyrell Douglas 3, Jhai Vellon 3, Yandeel Vazquez 2, Ceasar Thompson, Thomas Ziskin); Fonda-Fultonville 4 (Colin Kowalski, Jackson Cusack, Connor Weaver, Roger Boyer).

Northville 52,

Johnstown 49

NORTHVILLE — The Falcons outscored Johnstown 12-5 in the third quarter to take the lead and held on for their first win of the season, 52-49, Wednesday night at Northville High School.

Jacob Frank led Northville with 31 points, while Daniel VanNostrand had eight points and Wyatt Sira and Garrett Shepard hit for six points apiece. Andrew Cordone closed out the Northville scoring with a point.

Steven VanNostrand paced Johnstown with 22 points, while Cody Massey and Kyle Everest had eight points apiece and Braden Jones finished with seven points. Caden Mureness and Camron Van Slyke rounded out the Sir Bills’ scoring with two points each.

Northville (1-2) will host Gloversville (1-2) Friday night, while Johnstown (0-2) will host Broadalbin-Perth (3-0) Friday.

Northville 52, Johnstown 49

Johnstown 15 15 5 14 — 49

Northville 17 9 12 14 — 52

Johnstown

Jones 2-3-7, C. Mureness 0-2-2, VanNostrand 9-0-22, Everest 3-0-8, VanSlyke 1-0-2, Massey 3-1-8. Totals: 19-6-49.

Northville

Sira 3-0-6, Frank 10-9-31, VanNostrand 3-1-8, Cordone 0-1-1, Shepard 2-1-6. Totals: 18-12-52.

3-point goals: Johnstown 5 (Steven VanNostrand 2, Kyle Everest 2, Cody Massey); Northville 4 (Jacob Frank 2, Daniel VanNostrand, Garrett Shepard).

Broadalbin-Perth 56, Mayfield 40

MAYFIELD — Broadalbin-Perth took control under the boards in the second half to pull away for the Fulton County League victory over Mayfield Wednesday night at Mayfield High School.

The Patriots (3-0) outrebounded Mayfield 22-12 in the second half, leading to a 29-17 scoring advantage to lock up the 56-40 victory.

Jadon Wert led Broadalbin-Perth with 22 points, including four 3-pointers, while Jackson Sassanella hit three 3-pointers in his 18-point effort and Ryan Visco finished with eight points and nine rebounds.

Mayfield was led by Kyle Capparello’s 11-point performance, while Aidan Halloran had nine points and eight rebounds and Britain Goodemote chipped in with six points.

Broadalbin-Perth will put its unbeaten record on the line Friday night at Johnstown, while Mayfield will host Johnstown at 12:30 on Saturday.

Broadalbin-Perth 56, Mayfield 40

Broadalbin-Perth 15 12 15 14 — 56

Mayfield 8 15 7 10 — 40

Broadalbin-Perth

Tambasco 1-0-2, Sassanella 5-5-18, Hotaling 0-2-2, Wert 6-6-22, Visco 3-2-8, Perry 2-0-4. Totals: 17-15-56.

Mayfield

Abdella 2-1-5, Rohling 1-0-2, Halloran 3-3-9, Capparello 3-5-11, Goodemote 3-0-6, Jones 1-0-2, Dennis 0-2-2, Ruberti 1-0-3. Totals: 14-11-40.

3-point goals: Broadalbin-Perth 7 (Jadon Wert 4, Jackson Sassanella 3); Mayfield 1 (Trevor Ruberti).

Non-League

Fort Plain 63, Saratoga Catholic 53

FORT PLAIN — The Hilltoppers hosted Saratoga Central Catholic in a Montgomery County-Saratoga County League cross-over game Wednesday night at the Harry Hoag Middle School.

Fort Plain’s Robert Jordan led all-scorers with a double-double of 31 points and 17 rebounds, while Levi Thomas his four 3-pointers in his 18 point, seven assist effort and Clayton Welch added five points and five assists.

Spa Catholic was paced by Hayden Day’s 19-point performance, while Anthony Barile added 15 and Cam Khoury finished with eight points for the Saints.

Fort Plain 63, Saratoga Central Catholic 53

Saratoga Central Catholic 15 9 10 19 — 53

Fort Plain 16 17 16 14 — 63

Saratoga Central Catholic

Barile 5-3-15, Bolen 2-0-5, Day 9-0-19, Khoury 2-2-8, Lambert 2-0-6. Totals: 20-5-53.

Fort Plain

Jordan 14-3-31, Landry 1-0-2, Smith 0-2-2, Thomas 7-0-18, Van Gorder 2-0-5, Welch 2-1-5. Totals: 26-6-63.

3-point goals: Saratoga Central Catholic 8 (Anthony Barile 2, Aiden Lambert 2, Cam Khoury 2, Robbie Bolen III, Hayden Day); Fort Plain 5 (Levi Thomas 4, Austin Van Gorder)

Montgomery County League

Fort Plain 50,

Canajoharie 41

CANAJOHARIE — Levi Thomas finished with 18 points to lead Fort Plain to a Montgomery County League victory over Canajoharie on Monday.

Robert Jordan had 16 points for the Hilltoppers, while Stephen Gray added 10 points.

Greg Shariff scored 11 points to lead Canajoharie, while Richie Tamsett added 10 points.

Fort Plain 50, Canajoharie 41

Fort Plain 9 10 17 14 — 50

Canajoharie 8 12 8 13 — 41

Fort Plain

Gray 3-3-10, Jordan 7-2-16, Thomas 5-7-18, Welch 2-0-4, Nemecek 1-0-2. Totals 18-12-50.

Canajoharie

Greenslete 1-0-2, Suits 2-0-4, Fairley 3-1-7, Shariff 5-0-11, Tamsett 5-0-10, Montayne 3-0-7. Totals 19-1-41.

3-point goals: Fort Plain 2 (Gray, Thomas); Canajoharie 2 (Shariff, Montayne).

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