Sports: Basketball Highlights
2013 - 2014
February 6: The boys’ basketball team defeated Sharon yesterday in the Region 1 semi-finals by a score of 40-24. SCS had a balanced scoring attack getting its scoring from 5 different players. The game was close at halftime, but the Red Hawks took firm control of the game with a big scoring run in the third quarter. Come cheer on the Red Hawks in the Region 1 championship game on Monday at Housy. The game is at 6:30.
Salisbury girls’ basketball defeated Kent last night in the Semi Finals by a score of 21-15!! The girls played the best game of the year against a team who had beaten them twice in the regular season. Molly had a game high 11 points. The girls take on Cornwall on Monday at 5pm in the championship! Come cheer on the Red Hawks!
January 30: SCS girls won their quarterfinal game against Kellogg Thursday night by a score of 33 -8. The girls played great offense! Grace had a game high 10 points, Maggie scored 8 and Molly and Alison both had 6. They will be playing Kent in the Semifinals on Monday.
January 23: The boys’ basketball team defeated Sharon yesterday by a score of 40-27. SCS had a balanced scoring effort and showed tremendous teamwork. Bradford led the team with 20 points. Evan was a sharp shooter with 10 points. Matthew, Raleigh, and Michael rounded out the scoring for SCS. The team has concluded its regular season and looks forward to the region 1 tournament starting next week.
The Salisbury girls played a phenomenal game Thursday against Sharon. Losing at half time, the girls came back with a vengeance in the second half causing the game to go into overtime. Molly scored a game high 14 points and Alison grabbed important rebounds. Ella and Gabby were also big parts of the 26-22 overtime win. We look forward to a match against Hotchkiss tomorrow.
January 16: Salisbury girls basketball defeated Falls Village a lot to a little Thursday afternoon. Jada scored on a pair of free throws and Ella played great aggressive defense! I was very proud of how the girls handled themselves, showing wonderful sportsmanship. We look forward to our last games of the season against Sharon and Hotchkiss.
January 13: The boys’ basketball team lost a close game to Kent yesterday. Trailing by 4 in regulation with about a minute to go, SCS rallied to tie and send the game into overtime. Alas, the
basketball gods were not on our side, but the team should be commended for it's never say die attitude. The team has a little respite before its next game against Sharon on the 24th.
Salisbury Central girls played Kent Center on Monday night. Although the final score did not come out in our favor (30-18) our girls left everything they had on the court! I couldn't be more proud of their efforts. We will be taking on Falls Village on Thursday.
January 8: The boys’ basketball team lost to North Canaan yesterday 38-33. Despite the result, Coach Perry could not be happier with the team's effort and attention to detail. Some noteworthy performers include Calvin and Bradford for their scoring prowess. Matthew for his physical play down low, and Jack for his intense ball pressure defense. The team eagerly awaits its next game at Kent on Monday.
After a long break, the girls played a great game against North Canaan winning by a score of 25 to 8. Alison scored a season high 12 point by being extremely aggressive, grabbing rebounds, driving to the hoop and taking advantage of fast breaks. Molly also contributed by scoring 7 points and handling the ball with confidence. The girls’ defense held Canaan to 0 points in both the 1st and 4th quarters. We look forward to challenging Kent on Monday.
December 19: The boys basketball team defeated Cornwall-Fall Village yesterday by a score of 49-24. In the first half multiple players were saddled with foul trouble, but the boys overcame
that in the second half to run away with the game. Coach Perry is proud of the team for
overcoming that adversity. The Redhawks had a well balanced scoring attack. Matthew
led with 13 points, Bradford Rawlings had 12, Colby Hickey had 11. Calvin, Raleigh, Evan, and Michael rounded out the scoring. Coach Perry would like to wish members of the boys and girls teams a happy and safe holiday break.
December 16: The boys’ basketball team bounced back from their defeat on Thursday with a win against Sharon. Colby led all scorers with 25 points, Bradford added 11, and Evan chipped in 10. In addition to his strong hustle and defense Calvin contributed 5 points. Coach Perry would like to salute the entire team for its ball movement and beautiful passes. The team plays next on Thursday at Cornwall-Falls Village.
On Monday, Salisbury girls defeated a tough Sharon team by a score of 29-22. After being down 8-3 in the first quarter, the girls dug deep, played aggressive defense and shut Sharon down completely in the second. Grace had an amazing game, she played great defense and scored 8 crucial points. Alison also scored 8 points and Molly led the team with 9 point. The girls look forward to playing a tough Cornwall team on Thursday.
December 12: The boys basketball team lost its first game of the season to a feisty Sherman team yesterday. After falling behind in the first half, the Redhawks played with renewed vigor
in the second half. Colby had 17 points for SCS and Matthew added 6. Bradford had 5 and Raleigh connected on a pair of long bombs to contribute 4. Coach Perry is proud of the team for its continued effort throughout the entire game, especially in a spirited second half. The Redhawks look to bounce back on Monday when they play at Sharon.
December 9: The boys basketball team improved its record to 3-0 with a 39-25 victory over North Canaan yesterday. Colbyscored 18 points for SCS. Bradford tallied 9 points and Raleigh added 6. Calvin, Jack, and Evan rounded out the scoring for the redhawks. Evan deserves special kudos for playing multiple positions when the team suffered some foul trouble. Come cheer on the Red Hawks when they play next on Thursday at home against Sherman.
Salisbury girls basketball defeated Canaan by a score of 36-13. After a slow first
quarter, the girls played aggressive defense which sparked the offense. Alison and Molly
continue to lead the team in scoring. They netted 11 points and 10 points respectively.
Taylor contributed 8 points to the win and Maggie had her first basket of the season. We
look forward to playing Falls Village on Thursday.
December 5: The boys’ basketball team defeated a scrappy Kent team yesterday by a score of 40-29. Colby tossed in 24 points. Bradford, Calvin, Jack, Evan, and Matthew rounded out a balanced scoring effort. Despite facing continuous changing defenses, SCS adjusted every time to meet the challenge. The team plays next on Monday at North Canaan.
On Thursday, the girls lost a hard fought battle against Kent 18-14. They played a good defensive game, but came up short on the offensive end. Alison led the scoring attack with 8 points and Molly also contributed by scoring 6 points.
December 3: The boys’ basketball team won its season debut yesterday with a 58-24 victory over Cornwall/Falls Village. Colby had 18 points and Bradford added 17. Calvin scored 6 points and made several passes. Matthew, Evan, Michael, and Jack rounded out the scoring for SCS. Come cheer on the team when they play their next game Thursday at home.
The Salisbury girls’ basketball teams defeated Cornwall Consolidated by a score of 20-12. The win was due to the aggressive defensive game the girls played. Not even a second half press could break our concentration. Offensively, 5 girls put points on the board. Captains Alison and Molly led the team on both ends of the court. We are excited to take on Kent at home on Thursday.