By James A. Ellis


LOUDONVILLE — The second-seeded Hudson Falls Tigers held Averill Park to eight first-half points en route to cruising into the Section II Class A semifinals with a 43-25 victory Sunday at the UHY Center on the campus of Siena College.

Peyton Smith led Hudson Falls with a double-double of 12 points and 11 rebounds, while Noah Tyler added 11 points and three assists and Noah Williamson chipped in with 10 points, seven rebounds and two assists.

Jacob Phelps led Averill Park with eight points, while Cavan Hicks had six and Brady Mazzeo finished with five.


Hudson Falls 43, Averill Park 25

Averill Park    3  5  0  17  —  25

Hudson Falls  11  11  8  14  —  43

Averill Park scoring: Phelps 3-0-8, M. O’Connor 1-0-3, Nardacci 1-1-3, Hicks 2-0-6, Mazzeo 2-1-5; Hudson Falls scoring: Williamson 4-0-10, Tyler 3-2-11, Palmer 1-0-2, P. Smith 4-4-12, B Smith 3-2-8. Team scoring totals: Averill Park 9-1-25. Hudson Falls 15-8-43.

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