ALBANY COUNTY Two of the top boys basketball teams squared off Saturday, Jan. 16, with Green Tech getting the better of Voorheesville 66-50.
The Eagles jumped out to a 32-18 halftime lead, and they kept the Blackbirds at bay in the second half to earn the 16-point win.
Dasier Lukes poured in 21 points for Green Tech (9-2), which is one of the top-rated Class AA teams in the region. Scott Glasheen scored 20 points for Voorheesville (11-2), which is vying for a top-four seed in Class B.
Christian Brothers Academy scored the first three goals of the game and held on for a 5-3 win against Queensbury in a Capital District High School Hockey League game at the Albany County Hockey Facility.
Robby West had a goal and two assists for the Brothers. Jake Bundy, Andrew Mesick and Hunter Pemrick all contributed a goal and an assist, and Sean Mesick added a goal.
Jack Merkosky tallied twice for Queensbury, and goaltender Teddy Nolan made 34 saves.
In another CDHSHL game at the Albany County Hockey Facility, Tri-Falls struck for four goals in the second period on its way to a 7-3 win against Shaker/Colonie.
Will Thomas had two goals and two assists, and Jared Thomas chipped in with a goal and four assists for Tri-Falls. Jack Farnsworth, Jimmy Morrison and Tyler Wilson tallied for Shaker/Colonie.
Colonie’s Jake Johnson won the boys invitational mile at the Molloy Stanner Games in New York City. Johnson finished first with a time of 4:22.38.
At the Yale Invitational, CBA’s Kevin LaFleche placed third in the boys 800-meter race with a time of 1:56.71. Shaker’s boys distance medley relay team finished third on Friday, Jan. 15, while the Colonie girls 3,200-meter relay team took fourth place in its division.