ALBANY COUNTY The Bethlehem girls basketball team defeated Albany 63-53 Tuesday, Jan. 12, in a Suburban Council game that was called late in the fourth quarter.
With 42 seconds left, Albany was whistled for two technical fouls. After Bethlehem made its free throws, an unruly fan had to be escorted from the gym and the referees called the game at that point.
Bethlehem’s Jenna Giacone scored 27 points in her first game back from an injury. Giacone missed the Lady Eagles’ victory over Troy Friday, Jan. 8. Emily Wander contributed 21 points for Bethlehem.
Bridget Whelan netted 17 points for Albany.
In other Suburban Council action, Troy went on a wild run in the fourth quarter to pull out a 48-39 victory over Guilderland. Trailing 30-19, the Flying Horses turned the tables on the Lady Dutch with a 29-9 spurt.
Sabrina Wolfe and Shalie Frierson accounted for all but two of Troy’s points. Wolfe finished with 25 points, while Frierson added 21 points.
Skye Lindsay and Olivia Bauman each scored 10 points for Guilderland.
Colonie built a 40-22 halftime lead and cruised to a 69-48 victory over Schenectady. Aliyah Wright poured in 19 points, Alivia Paeglow chipped in with 17 points and Erin Fouracre added 15 points for the Lady Raiders. NaSeyah Dix’s 15 points paced Schenectady.
Shaker had little trouble disposing of Ballston Spa 66-35. Shyla Sanford netted 21 points, and CeCe Mayo contributed 15 points for the Blue Bison, while Olivia Allrich’s 14 points paced the Scotties.
Lansingburgh downed Watervliet 34-23 in a Colonial Council contest. Nylasia Sutton had 11 points for the Knights, while Ali Changa paced the Cannoneers with eight points.