Thursday, 20 December 2018 12:53

Local All-Star Moments

Spa Catholic Girls Basketball
SARATOGA SPRINGS — Saratoga Catholic jumped out to a 24 to 2 fi rst quarter lead and controlled the tempo for the rest of the game. Ryleigh Dempsey led the Lady Saints with 12 points and 10 rebounds and Ashley Upson scored 9 points with 4 steals.
Berlin:
Carly Church:  0  1  0  3
Kaley Culbertson:  2  2  0  10
Arianna Hendricks:  1  0  0  2
Totals:  3  3  0  15
Quarter Scores:  2  5  5  3  15
Saratoga Catholic:
Ashley Upson:  3  1  0  9
Katie Cronin:  2  0  2  6
Emy Murray:  1  1  0  5
Ryleigh O’Connell:  6  0  0  12
Ria Walsh:  0  1  0  3
Grace O’Reilly:  2  0  0  4
Faith McKenna:  2  0  0  4
Lauren Maher:  3  0  0  6
Anne McKenna:  2  0  0  4
Molly O’Reilly:  3  0  1  7
Totals:  24  3  3  60
Quarter scores:  24  12  17   7  60

 

Jay’s Bar & Grill Tuesday Night Memorial Open 8 Ball Tournament
Week #13 - Dec. 11
1st - Tom Jones
2nd - Joe Bartczak
3rd - Steve Rhodes
DFL - Jim Brooks
Points Standings:
Mark Sharadin – 34
Jim Brooks – 32
Marc Roggen – 29
Sue Brooks – 19 
Cheryl Sharadin – 12
HIGHLIGHTS: Steve Rhodes had a table run against Jim Brooks.

 

Saratoga Gymnastics
SARATOGA SPRINGS — Saratoga Gymnastics won their fi rst dual meet of the season by topping Bethlehem 171.35 - 155.80 on Tuesday night at the Wilton YMCA.  Saratoga secured 6 out of the top 7 all-around scores led by Sophia Damiano (1st allaround; 36.40) followed by Ava Dallas (2nd all-around; 35.05), Laura Eberlein (3rd all-around; 33.75), Meghan Wishart (5th allaround; 32.35), Molly Russell (6th all-around; 32.20), and Kate DellaRatta (7th all-around; 32.10).  Bethlehem’s top allaround fi nisher was Alison Gray (4th all-around; 32.85).  Saratoga gymnasts captured the top spot in each of the four individual events with Sophia Damiano winning the fl oor exercise (9.35), and the bars (9.10) with Ava Dallas winning the vault (9.0) and the duo sharing the beam title (9.0). For more information, contact head coach Deb Smarro (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or assistant coach Tiff any Hogben (tiff any. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

 

Dani Morris Wins Nationals
AZUSA, CA — Dani Morris (8) from the Jason Morris Judo Academy went 3-0 to claim the 7-8yrs +35kg division at the 13th Annual Winter Nationals at Azusa Pacific University Felix Event Center. Dani, who is a third grader in Charlton Heights Elementary school, is the daughter of 4x Olympian, Jason Morris. Rylee Sullivan (10) also medaled for the JMJC taking a bronze in the 9-10yrs. 38kg division. Another highlight for the Morris family was the introduction of the “Bernie Morris Award” by the United States Judo Association. The award is intended to memorialize Jason’s father who died on his way to the closing ceremonies of the 1992 Olympic Games nine days after his son won a Silver medal. The Bernie Morris award is given to those who give their unconditional support to athletes just like Bernie did for Jason.

 

Saratoga Blue Streaks Hockey
SARATOGA SPRINGS - The Saratoga Blue Streaks Varsity hockey team played their first league game against Christian Brothers Academy at 6:45 PM on December 12th at the Weibel Ice Rink.  The Blue Streaks were ahead 2-1 after the first period, and then 4-2 after two periods.  The Brothers came back with 3 even strength goals in the third period to win 5-4.

 

Saratoga Regional YMCA
Over 50 Basketball League

WEEK FIVE SCORES - WEDNESDAY, DEC. 5

GAME ONE: Mama Mias - 62 v. West Side - 56
Mama Mia’s led by Mark Hixson with 34 points was victorious over West Side. Mark Sohl had 17 and John Bishop 10 for the winning squad. For West Side, Kevin Reilly had 26 and John Mooney added 20.
Mama Mia’s - 62: Mark Hixson (34), Mark Sohl (17), John Bishop (10)
West Side - 56: Kevin Reilly (26), John Mooney (20)

GAME TWO: Post Time - 55 v. Gennaros - 48
Post Time Wine and Spirits posted 55 points in a complete team effort with Pat Reidy leading the way with 23 points.  Alex Marin had 13, Mike Lander 11, and Tony Catalano had 10 for the winning squad.  Ed Benway led all scorers with 30 while Any Sephas had 12 and Wayne Cherry chipped in for 10 for Gennaros.
Post Time - 55: Pat Reidy (23), Alex Marin (13), Mike Lander (10), Tony Catalano (10)
Gennaros - 48: Ed Benway (30), Andy Sephas (12), Wayne Cherry (10)

GAME THREE: Waltons - 86 v. D’Andreas - 67
Bobby Hanson crested the half century mark with 53 points while Joe Twomey added 16 points as Waltons downed D’Andreas.  D’Andreas was led by Dave Wolf with 27 points and Tom Welch with 26 points.
Waltons - 86: Bobby Hanson (53), Joe Twomey (16)
D’Andreas - 67: Dave Wolf  (27), Tom Welch (26)

GAME FOUR: Village Photo - 57 v. Nemer - 48
Village Photo took down Nemer with three players in double digits, Lamont Williams 19 points, Mike Sanlon 17 points and Steve Rucinski adding 12. Phil Fitzpatrick led the losing squad with 22 points and Mike Bentley had 11 points.
Village Photo - 57: LaMont Williams (19),  Mike Scanlon (17), Steve Rucinski (12)
Nemer - 48: Phil Fitzpatrick (22), Mike Bentley (11)

WEEK SIX SCORES - WEDNESDAY, DEC. 12

GAME ONE: Genarro’s – 67 v. D’Andreas – 62
Gennaro’s overcame a half-time deficit to overtake D’Andreas 67-62. Ed Benway had 29 points and newcomer Kay Hasani had 26 for the winning squad. Dave Wolf paced D’Andreas with 29 and Tom Welch had 24 points. 
Genarro’s’s - 67: Ed Benway (29),  Kay Hasani (26)
D’Andrea’s - 62: Dave Wolf (29),  Tom Welch (24)

GAME TWO: Nemer – 73  v. Walton’s – 63
Nemer outlasted Walton’s and was led by Phil “Fitz”Patrick with 26. Mike Bentley added 19 and Matt Truex had 13 points for the victors. Bobby Hanson had 26 points, Joe Twomey 11 and Dave Grimmick had 10 for the losing squad.
Nemer - 73: Phil Fitzpatrick (26), Mike Bentley (19), Matt Truex 13. 
Walton’s - 63: Bobby Hanson (26), Joe Twomey (11), Dave Grimmick (10)

GAME THREE: Mama Mia’s - 51 v. Post-Time – 41
Mama Mia’s downed Post-Time in a spirited win. Mark Hixson posted 28 points with John Bishop adding 12 for Mama Mia’s. Pat Reidy had 16, Alex Marin 14, and Mike Lander added 11 in a losing effort.
Mama Mia’s - 51: Mark Hixson (28), John Bishop (12)
Post-Time - 41: Pat Reidy (16), Alex Marin (14), Mike Lander (11)

GAME FOUR: Village Photo – 66 v. West Side – 47
Kevin Reilly had a league high 31 points but it was not enough as Village Photo outlasted West Side 66-47. Lamont Williams poured in 22, Charlie Maurer added 15 and Scott Waterhouse had 11 for Village Photo in the win.
Village Photo - 57: LaMont Williams (22), Charlie Maurer (15),  Scott Waterhouse (11)
Nemer - 48: Kevin Reilly (31)

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