(Clifton Park, NY)


Shen knocks off Albany in top 10 match-up.


 -In a game featuring two teams ranked in the top 10 of Class AA in NYS, Shenendehowa used a late 1st half run to take control of tight contest, and then extended the lead in the third period to defeat Albany 73-51.


-With the Plainsmen leading 19-17 midway through the 2nd quarter Albany's star guard Ahniysha Jackson picked up her third foul and sat out the remaining four minutes in the half. The Falcons did a great job of keeping the game close in her absence until the last 0:30 of the half when Shen went on a 6-0 run, turning a 3 point game into a 36-27 halftime deficit.


-Shenendehowa pushed their lead to 20 points in the third quarter but Albany rallied to cut the deficit to 11 right before the end of the period. Shen then answered Albany's 9-0 run with their own 11-0 run, in the 4th quarter, to put the game away.


The Plainsmen had three players in double figures led by Meghan Huerter with 21 points,  Catherine Almeida with 14 points and Jessica Wagoner added 11 points.


(Meghan Huerter)



 (Catherine Almeida)



-Albany placed three players in double figure scoring. Junasia Lanier led the Falcons with 13 points, Hasijna Gaddy netted 11 points, and Ahniysha Jackson finished with 10 points.


 (Junasia Lanier)


 (Hasijna Gaddy)


 Box Score with full play by play HERE:


Teams End 1Q Halftime End 3Q Final
Albany 11 27 41 51
Shenendehowa 17 36 54 73


Win % probability during the game.




 Full game video highlights

broken down by team & players.

(Click team logo)



Albany   Shenendehowa
15-20 FREE THROWS 19-31
75% FT % 61%
  Top Scorers  
Albany Junasia Lanier #10 13
Albany Hasijna Gaddy #33 11
Shenendehowa Meghan Huerter #23 21
Shenendehowa Catherine Almeida #11 14


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By Ed Bemiss

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