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  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Fort Plain clinches WAC North title outright

  • JANUARY 25 GIRLS' BASKETBALL ROUNDUP



    The Fort Plain Hilltoppers clinched the Western Athletic Conference’s North Division title outright Friday with a 44-18 win at home against Northville.



    (ALSO: Galway 58, Canajoharie 40.)

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  • FORT PLAIN 44, NORTHVILLE 18
    The Fort Plain Hilltoppers clinched the Western Athletic Conference’s North Division title outright Friday with a 44-18 win at home against Northville.
    The Hilltoppers (13-1, 10-0 WAC North) remain unbeaten within the league and have won four games in a row following their lone loss to Middleburgh.
    Fort Plain shot 33 free throws Friday and outscored Northville 17-2 from the charity stripe. Abby Boyer led the victors with 17 points while Haley Kilmartin scored 15 and Allehah Van Loan had 11.
    Lyndsey Wadsworth scored 10 of the 18 points for Northville (5-8, 4-6 WAC North).
    Fort Plain next plays Wednesday at Saratoga Catholic.
    FORT PLAIN HILLTOPPERS 44, NORTHVILLE FALCONS 18
    NORTHVILLE (5-8, 4-6 WAC North) — Allison Ellsworth 1 0-0 2; Kelly VanNostrand 3 0-0 6; Lyndsey Wadsworth 4 2-2 10. Totals: 8 2-2 18.
    FORT PLAIN (13-1, 10-0 WAC North) — Abby Boyer 5 7-12 17; Bri Florian 0 0-2 0; Haley Kilmartin 3 6-10 15; Kendra Trembley 0 1-4 1; Allehah Van Loan 4 3-5 11. Totals: 12 17-33 44.
    Northville      2    8    2    6 — 18
    Fort Plain      6  14  15    9 — 44
    Three-pointers — Northville 0; Fort Plain 3 (Kilmartin 3).
    GALWAY 58, CANAJOHARIE 40
    GALWAY, N.Y. — The Galway Golden Eagles stand alone in second place in the Western Athletic Conference’s North Division following Friday’s 58-40 win over the Canajoharie Cougars.
    The teams entered Friday’s game tied for second behind Fort Plain which clinched the division title with its win over Northville. Friday’s win gives Galway a sweep of the Cougars, whom they had defeated 47-38 on the road earlier in the season.
    Amanda Gould scored 12 points to lead Galway (9-5, 8-3 WAC North) while Erica Chase added 11 and Felicia Snyder had 10.
    Jenelle Dillenbeck led Canajoharie (8-7, 7-4 WAC North) with nine points.
    Canajoharie finishes league play Wednesday with a trip to St. Johnsville.
    GALWAY GOLDEN EAGLES 58, CANAJOHARIE COUGARS 40
    CANAJOHARIE (8-7, 7-4 WAC North) — Lauren Balfe 1 0-2 3; Kayla Bowerman 1 1-2 3; Abbey Dearwester 1 1-2 3; Jenelle Dillenbeck 4 1-5 9; Alexis Kane 1 5-6 7; Ariannah Logan 1 2-5 4; Jordyn Logan 1 0-2 2; Brittany Pitonza 1 0-0 2; Kara Schwab 2 0-2 4; Dainara Veeder 1 1-2 3. Totals: 14 11-28 40.
    GALWAY (9-5, 8-3 WAC North) — Erin Breckenridge 1 0-0 2; Ariann Ceroalo 1 0-0 2; Erica Chase 4 3-6 11; Amanda Gould 6 0-0 12; Tegan Matthews 2 2-3 6; Lindsey Naughten 1 0-0 2; Morgan Ritter 4 0-0 8; Felicia Snyder 5 0-0 10; Abby Spagnola 1 3-6 5. Totals: 25 8-15 58.
    Canajoharie    15    5    7  13 — 40
    Galway      9  13  22  14 — 58
    Three-pointers — Canajoharie 1 (Balfe 1); Galway 0.
    Compiled From Times Staff Reports
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