Lake George outruns Fort Edward for 55-38 victory

Lake George 55,

Fort Edward 38

FORT EDWARD - Lake George employed a late offensive attack Jan. 29 to defeat Fort Edward 55-38 and boost their Adirondack League record in girls basketball.

With the win, Lake George is now 8-2 in the League, 8-5 overall.

The Warriors experienced tough competition from the Forts, who closed out the third period trailing by a slim 30-28 margin.

But the Warriors got into gear for the final minutes, outscoring the Forts 24-8 to seal the victory.

Sara Anderson led the way with a game-high 16 points. The balanced effort featured Kelly Flaherty contributing 12 points and Caroline Murphy adding 11, Brittany Baker scoring eight - including a three-pointer, Chelsea Sipowicz six, and Erin Blunt two.

Whitehall stays undefeated

Whitehall 56,

North Warren 25

CHESTERTOWN - Adirondack League star Brittany St. Clair of Whitehall and her teammates worked in concert to keep their team undefeated as the Railroaders beat North Warren 56-25.

Whitehall launched their effort with a 15-2 first quarter, setting the tone for the game.

Their defense smothered the Cougars' top shooters, allowing teammate Junior Morgan Tennyson step up into the spotlight with a team-high eight points, which included two three-pointers. She was followed by Kiera Warner with five points, Lindsey Meade with four, Laura Fahey, Katherine Andonucci and Cassie Maday with two apiece, and Sarah Erickson and Kelsey Hamblin with one each.

North Warren drops a notch to 5-6 in the Adirondack League, 8-6 overall, the best record in years for the Cougars.

Fort Ann 49,

Warrensburg 43

WARRENSBURG - The Burghers showed their grit and athletic potential when they nearly upset Fort Ann Jan. 29, a game which ended in a 49-43 overtime defeat.

Breanna Moore and Kayla Bancroft combined for 36 points to lead Fort Ann to the win Jan. 29 over Warrensburg.

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