Sports: Basketball Highlights
2012 - 2013
February 14: The boys' basketball team lost to Cornwall-Falls Village on Thursday afternoon by the slimmest of margins. Despite putting in incredible effort, the basketball gods were not on their side. Mr. Perry would like to thank each and every member of the team for their time and dedication. He will remember them fondly, and they will occupy a place in his heart. The boys would like to salute the girls team on a great effort in both their championship game and season.
The girls' basketball team played one of their best games of the season from start to finish in the championship finals yesterday, but were still not able to overcome the tough Canaan team. Spectacular efforts were made by all members of the team and leading the way were two year team players Olivia, Chloe, Emma and Angela. The team finished with an impressive record of 8-3. Huge thanks to newcomers to the court, eighth graders Molly, Katy, Grace, Annika and Kennedy, and seventh graders Molly, Allison, and Gabby. The girls also send a shout out to Mr. Perry and the boys team on their outstanding season this year.
February 12: The boys' basketball team defeated Sharon yesterday by a score of 47-32. SCS displayed great team work as evidenced by the fact every player scored at least once. In addition to helping each other out on defense, the boys should be saluted for their tremendous amount of ball movement and always passing to the open man. The boys would like to congratulate the girls team on their play in their win yesterday.
Following suit with the boys team after their victory over Sharon yesterday, the girls team will head to the championship game as well thanks to their convincing 47-25 win over Kent yesterday. Tremendous defensive efforts by Molly and Allison allowed the Red Hawks to take a two point lead to a nineteen point lead in the third quarter alone. Angela led all scorers with 22 points, with Allison, Olivia, and Emma also contributing baskets.
February 7: The boys' basketball team defeated Sharon Thursday afternoon by a score of 34-26. Brodie Craig powered his way to 18 points. Clark, Jack, Tristan, Jensen, Justin, and Raleigh rounded out a balanced scoring attack for SCS. Finn and Jack deserve special recognition for their defensive effort on Sharon's best player. The team would like to salute the girls' on their win and wish them luck next week in the regional tournament.
January 31: The boys' basketball team defeated Kent yesterday by a score of 41-18. Although the team was down to seven players by the game's end, they managed to put together a complete team effort. Every player scored at least one basket. Tristan had 17 points. Raleigh and Justin chipped in 6. Brodie, Finn Ryan, Clark, and Jack also contributed baskets. On Monday the team has a home scrimmage versus Mt. Everett. The boys would like to congratulate the girls on their fine effort in their game.
Knowing they would be facing a tough Kent team, the Salisbury girls took charge in the first half playing some of their best defense of the year. Chloe was a force to be reckoned with on the boards and Olivia picked the pockets of the Kent guards left and right. The team went into half time with a 24-13 lead and finished up with a 36-22 victory that saw all players getting time on the court. Olivia led all scorers with 22 points with 16 of those coming in the first half. Emma chipped in with 6 points, also scoring for the Red Hawks were Angela, Grace, and Chloe. The girls have time to practice before taking on Sharon for their final regular season game at home next Thursday. If you haven't had a chance to see the girls or boys play this season you should attend next week's game as both teams have exceptional records this year.
January 24: The boys' basketball team defeated Cornwall-Falls Village yesterday by the score of 47-38. Brodie was strong down low with 17 points, Jensen attacked the basket and made his lay ups to the tune of 15 points. Justin had an outstanding all around game and contributed 13. Tristan added a basket for SCS. Mr. Perry would like to recognize the entire team for its great defense and attention to detail in the final minutes. The team salutes the girls on their fine performance.
The girls' basketball team came ready to play and walked away with a 39-22 win over Cornwall yesterday. Molly, Annika, Chloe and Angela led an all around outstanding team effort on defense. On the offensive end, Emma led all scorers with 16 points followed by Olivia with 13. Also scoring for the Red Hawks were Molly and Angela.
January 17: The boys' basketball team defeated Kent yesterday by a score of 42-15. Brodie led the way with 20 points and Tristan added 13. Jensen had 5 points while Jack had 4. Clark and Raleigh created several scoring opportunities with crisp passes around the perimeter. The team would like to congratulate the girls on their fine performance.
The girls' basketball team came out on fire on defense against Kent yesterday. The Red Hawks worked hard on both ends of the court to come away with a 35-23 win. Emma led the way with 12 points, while Angela added 8, Molly 7, Allison 6, and Gabby 2.
January 14: The boys' basketball team defeated North Canaan by the slimmest of margin's yesterday. The score was 31-30. SCS had a balanced scoring effort. Brodie had 10 points, Jensen had 7, Tristan had 6, and Raleigh had 4. Justin and Jack also contributed baskets. Clark and Calvin played pivotal roles down the stretch in crunch time. Mr. Perry would like salute everyone on the team for their outstanding attention to detail in the closing minutes. The team would also like to acknowledge the girls' team and their fine effort in yesterday's game.
Despite a strong fourth quarter effort, the girls' basketball team lost to Canaan yesterday by a score of 29-36. Angela scored 10 of her 15 points in the fourth quarter, also scoring for the Red Hawks were Molly, Allison, Olivia and Emma. Congratulations to the boys team on their exciting victory yesterday.
January 10: The boys' basketball team lost to Cornwall-Falls Village yesterday by a score of 30-22. Despite cold shooting and falling behind by 13 points, the team clawed back to within a basket in the final minutes. Brodie scored 9 points and Jensen had 7. Jack, Tristan, and Calvin also scored baskets. The team would like to congratulate the girls on winning their game despite a depleted roster.
With only seven out of the twelve players in action against Cornwall yesterday, the girls' basketball team came away with a well-earned 36-20 victory. With strong performances by Katie, Chloe, and Gabby, the girls took the lead from the opening tip and never looked back. Olivia scored 16 points and Angela 10 to lead all scorers.
January 7: The boys' basketball team played its best all-around game of the season yesterday in a win against Sharon. It was a complete team effort with great passing, hustle, and team defense. 6 different players scored led by Brodie's 18 points. Tristan added 14 and Justin and Raleigh had 6. Jensen also had a basket, and Ryan scored on a sweet running lay-up. The team would like to congratulate the girls on their hard fought victory. Both teams play next on Thursday at Cornwall.
The girls' basketball team played a talented Sharon team yesterday and emerged with a hard fought victory. Olivia led all scorers with 19 points, with Allison Emma, and Angela also contributing baskets in the 31-25 win.
January 3: The boys basketball team was dealt its first loss of the season yesterday by a strong Sherman team. The entire team played hard, and Calvin, Brodie, and Jensen stood out in particular for their hustle and scrappy play. The team's next game is home on Monday against Sharon.
The girls' basketball team returned to the court yesterday in a game against Falls Village. The girls came out strong and ready to play after the holiday break. Leading the team defensively was Annika in tandem with Grace. Leading all scorers was Emma with 14 points. Scoring for the first time in a game were Mollie, Katy, Kennedy, and Gabby. Next up for the Red Hawks is a tough Sharon team on Monday.
December 20: The boys' basketball team picked up its second win in as many games yesterday by defeating North Canaan. Brodie, Tristan, and Justin controlled the paint for SCS. Brodie scored 12 points and Tristan added 8. Jack, Finn, Jensen, and Raleigh also scored baskets. Mr. Perry would like to acknowledge the entire team for its team work on both ends of the floor.
The girls' basketball team faced a tough opponent in Canaan yesterday. Tying the game up at 18 points in an exciting second half, the team played hard on both ends of the court. Six players scored for the Red Hawks. They were Annika, Olivia, Angela, and Molly with both Allison and Emma putting up 6 points each from the paint. The girls send a shout out to the boys team for their excellent win over Canaan.
December 18: In a game they will enjoy more in time, the SCS boys' basketball team won its first game of the season against Mt. Everett yesterday. Brodie and Justin provided strong interior play, and Jensen played tenacious defense on the other team's best player. Raleigh and Calvin gave the team multiple possessions by sacrificing their bodies to dive on the floor for loose balls while Jack and Clark, deftly handled the ball. The Red Hawks play their next game at home against North Canaan on Thursday.
December 17: The girls' basketball team started their season with a decisive win over Falls Village yesterday. Scoring for the Red Hawks were Annika, Allison, Grace, Olivia and Angela. Leading all scorers was Emma with 14 points. The team will take on Canaan at home on Thursday.