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2016-17 NYSPHSAA Scholar Athlete Basketball Teams

At the end of each sports season, the NYSPHSAA honors those teams and individuals that excel in the classroom. Those student-athletes, teams, and schools work very hard throughout the year and deserve to be recognized for their academic success.   To receive Scholar-Athlete team recognition with a certificate, the team’s average GPA for 75% of […]

2016-17 Section2Basketball.com Girls’ All-Star Teams

2016-17 Section2Basketball.com Girls’ All-Star Teams I’ve put together All-Star teams by classification for this year’s Girls’ players. I’ve been to 70+ games (Boys & Girls) this season so far and I’ve seen many of the players listed below. For the player’s that I haven’t watched in person I’ve relied on contacts in Section 2, other online […]

2016-17 Section2Basketball.com Boys’ All-Star Teams

2016-17 Section2Basketball.com Boys’ All-Star Teams I’ve put together All-Star teams by classification for this year’s players. (I’ll try and break players down into All-Conference teams when I get a chance, too.) I’ve been to 70+ games this season so far and I’ve seen many of the players listed below multiple times. For the player’s that I […]

Video Highlights: Boys’ Varsity Bethlehem vs Colonie 3/4/17

Final Bethlehem 57 Colonie 45 Bethlehem   Colonie 6 3PT SHOOTING 4 9-11 FREE THROWS 7-11 82% FT % 64% 3 LEADS 4 12 LARGEST LEAD 4         Top Scorers         Bethlehem Matthew Riker 20 Colonie Brendan Mulson 16 Bethlehem Hayden Thompson 15 Colonie Isaiah Moll 14 Bethlehem Michael […]

Video Highlights: Boys’ Varsity OESJ vs Fort Ann 2/27/17

Final OESJ 42 Fort Ann 56 Oppenheim-Ephratah/St Johnsville   Fort Ann 3 3PT SHOOTING 5 7-11 FREE THROWS 9-13 64% FT % 69% 2 LEADS 2 2 LARGEST LEAD 16         Top Scorers         Oppenheim-Ephratah/St Johnsville AJ Hayes 18 Fort Ann Jeremy Johnson 16 Fort Ann Tyler Mattison 15 […]

Video Highlights: Boys’ Varsity Saratoga Catholic vs Schoharie 2/21/17

Final Saratoga Catholic 63 Schoharie 69 Saratoga Central Catholic Schoharie 10 3PT SHOOTING 9 11-11 FREE THROWS 12-17 100% FT % 71% 3 LEADS 7 3 LARGEST LEAD 8 Top Scorers Saratoga Central Catholic Connor Farrington 36 Schoharie Stephen Alescio 18 Saratoga Central Catholic Terel Tillman 15 Schoharie Blaine Rose 14   Play by play […]

Video Highlights: Boys Varsity Greenville vs Hudson 2/3/17

Final Greenville 53 Hudson 63 Greenville   Hudson 3 3PT SHOOTING 2 6-13 FREE THROWS 5-14 46% FT % 36% 2 LEADS 3 4 LARGEST LEAD 19         Top Scorers         Greenville Silas Yelich 18 Hudson Mike Alert 15 Hudson Justin Oliveras 14 Greenville Cole Ackerman 14   Play […]

Video Highlights: Boys Varsity Shaker vs Troy 1/31/17

Final Shaker 83 Troy 88 Shaker Troy 8 3PT SHOOTING 7 29-35 FREE THROWS 23-40 83% FT % 58% 11 LEADS 9 9 LARGEST LEAD 7 Top Scorers Shaker Sloan Seymour 24 Troy Elijah Davis 21 Troy Ryan Carmello 20 Shaker Devin Mahoney 17 Play by play team & player scoring log here:

Which classifications (Boys/Girls) will be most competitive in Sectionals?

After looking at the site’s updated computer rankings I wanted to take a look and see which Section 2 classifications may be the most competitive in the 2016-17 Sectionals. On the chart below you’ll see the 10 classes (Boys/Girls) listed with their overall standard deviation for all schools in the class, then just the top […]

Video Highlights: Boys Varsity Green Tech vs Shen 1/22/17

Final Green Tech 45 Shenendehowa 51 Green Tech   Shenendehowa 4 3PT SHOOTING 7 3-8 FREE THROWS 8-17 38% FT % 47% 2 LEADS 4 2 LARGEST LEAD 10         Top Scorers         Shenendehowa Mike Pizziketti 18 Shenendehowa Luke Hicks 15 Green Tech Tobias Holmes 12 Green Tech Amil […]

Video Highlights: Girls Varsity Columbia vs Shenedehowa 1/20/17

Final Columbia 52 Shenendehowa 58 Columbia   Shenendehowa 2 3PT SHOOTING 5 10-15 FREE THROWS 15-26 67% FT % 58% 0 LEADS 1 0 LARGEST LEAD 19         Top Scorers         Columbia Selena Lott 25 Shenendehowa Cameron Tooley 16 Shenendehowa Alexandra Tudor 12 Columbia Grace Heeps 11   Play […]

How competitive are Section 2 basketball games?

I wanted to take a look, from a numbers standpoint, how competitive Section 2 Basketball (Boys’/Girls’) games are when comparing them to other College/Pro Basketball leagues. I’ve tracked almost 1000 game scores combined for Section 2 Boys’ and Girls’ hoop this season to get the averages below. Here’s a chart that lists each level I’ve researched with […]

Video Highlights: Boys Varsity Johnstown vs Fonda 1/16/17

Final Johnstown 59 Fonda 54 Johnstown Fonda 2 3PT SHOOTING 3 13-18 FREE THROWS 7-19 72% FT % 37% 5 LEADS 5 7 LARGEST LEAD 5 Top Scorers Johnstown Ben Wager 22 Fonda Dan Parslow 19 Johnstown Matthew Boyle 15 Fonda Nikolas Couture 9 Play by play team & player scoring log here:

Video Highlights: Boys Varsity LaSalle vs Watervliet 1/14/17

Final LaSalle 70 Watervliet 45 La Salle Watervliet 10 3PT SHOOTING 3 8-14 FREE THROWS 8-10 57% FT % 80% 3 LEADS 1 29 LARGEST LEAD 4 Top Scorers La Salle Joe DeLollo 15 Watervliet Joey Atkins 14 La Salle Raymond Evans 14 Watervliet Anthony Houck 12   Play by play team & player scoring […]

Video Highlights: Boys Varsity Albany Academy vs Lansingburgh 1/14/17

Final Albany Academy 62 Lansingburgh 53 Albany Academy Lansingburgh 7 3PT SHOOTING 6 11-11 FREE THROWS 13-22 100% FT % 59% 1 LEADS 0 19 LARGEST LEAD 0 Top Scorers Albany Academy August Mahoney 18 Lansingburgh Davonte Jones 17 Albany Academy Will Bennett 14 Albany Academy Hameir Wright 13 Lansingburgh Jahidi Wallace 13   Play […]

Video Highlights: Boys Varsity Ichabod Crane vs Voorheesville 1/13/17

Final Ichabod Crane 55 Voorheesville 66 Ichabod Crane Voorheesville 5 3PT SHOOTING 2 8-10 FREE THROWS 14-17 80% FT % 82% 0 LEADS 1 0 LARGEST LEAD 15 Top Scorers Ichabod Crane Peter Volkman 24 Voorheesville Sean Nolan 22 Voorheesville Matt Bernhard 19 Ichabod Crane Austin Valliere 15 Click here for team/player stats and game […]

Video Highlights: Girls Varsity Loudonville Christian vs Germantown 1/12/17

Final Loudonville Christian 34 Germantown 41 Loudonville Christian Germantown 6 3PT SHOOTING 3 4-6 FREE THROWS 4-7 67% FT % 57% 2 LEADS 1 7 LARGEST LEAD 10 Top Scorers Loudonville Christian Genevieve Swanson 17 Germantown Kylie Pudney 12 Loudonville Christian Chantel Burnett 12 Germantown Kasey Griffin 9 Germantown Hannah Byrnes 9 Click here for […]

Video Highlights: Boys Varsity Hoosic Valley vs Stillwater 1/11/17

Final Hoosic Valley 50 Stillwater 58 Hoosic Valley Stillwater 4 3PT SHOOTING 5 8-20 FREE THROWS 19-24 40% FT % 79% 1 LEADS 7 1 LARGEST LEAD 15 Top Scorers Stillwater Jared DAloia 32 Hoosic Valley Isaac Sanchez 17 Stillwater Nate Thrane 13 Hoosic Valley Mike Schoonmaker 10 Click here for team/player stats and game […]

Video Highlights: Boys Varsity Schenectady vs Shen 1/10/17

Final Schenectady 59 Shenendehowa 67 Schenectady Shenendehowa 9 3PT SHOOTING 7 6-12 FREE THROWS 20-31 50% FT % 65% 0 LEADS 1 0 LARGEST LEAD 17 Top Scorers Schenectady John Ryals 27 Shenendehowa Luke Hicks 17 Shenendehowa Mike Pizziketti 17 Schenectady Tyrone Jenkins 14 Shenendehowa Chris Hulbert 14 Click here for team/player stats and game […]

Section 2 Basketball Simulations

Section 2 Hoop Simulation w/box score & player stats. Pick Boys or Girls HS Basketball in pull-down menu. http://nationalsportsrankings.com/index.php?option=com_oneonone … Hit play again to get a different result each time. Just as if the 2 teams played multiple times. Try 100 game match-up for larger sample. AA Simulations: Hit play again for different result BB Schenectady/Shen […]

Game Notes 12/27/16-1/3/2017

Going to post some notes from games that I’ve covered using the site’s live scoring app. I’m finally getting comfortable with updating the site everyday so I’ll have a bit more time to share some thoughts on the games/teams/section I’ve been watching. The game notes are a bit different than what you’d get in a traditional […]

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