Whitehall sports round-up, Dec. 22, 2022

Whitehall girls remain perfect on court

The Whitehall girls basketball team used a balanced scoring attack to roll over North Warren, 72-17, in Adirondack League girls basketball last Tuesday night in Whitehall.

Four players scored in double figures for the Railroaders, who won their fourth straight to start the season.

This contest was never in doubt as Whitehall raced out to a 22-3 first quarter lead.

Madison Gould paced Whitehall with 18 points.

Ashlyn Groesbeck and Samantha Howland each scored 14 points for the Railroaders. Blake Bird contributed 10.

Isabella Tucci and Addison Swan six points apiece for the Cougars.

Whitehall is now 3-0, 4-0. North Warren is 0-3, 0-4.

On Thursday evening Whitehall made it five consecutive wins, rolling over Fort Ann 68-22 in another Adirondack League contest.

A 23-6 second quarter proved decisive for the Railroaders.

Howland led Whitehall with 20 points.

Gould scored 18 for the Railroaders. Blake Bird added 17.

Brooke Wright led Fort Ann with eight points.

Whitehall is 4-0, 5-0. Fort Ann is 0-5, 1-6.

Whitehall boys beat Fort Ann, 44-33

After opening the week with its fourth straight loss, the Whitehall boys basketball team picked up a couple of wins in a row in a busy week for the Railroaders.

On Wednesday evening Whitehall was edged by North Warren in Chestertown 69-67 in an Adirondack League matchup.

Sean Evans did a little bit of everything for the Cougars, scoring 24 points while collecting four rebounds, five assists and four blocks.

Derrick Tyrell added 17 points and eight rebounds for the Cougars. Semaj Cuyler had nine points. Elijah Horge chipped in eight points and five rebounds. Angelo Willette added seven points and four rebounds.

Cash Burgey had a solid game for the Railroaders with 20 points. Latrell Evans added 11 points.

North Warren was 3-0, 4-1 after the win. Whitehall fell to 0-3, 0-4.

The next night Whitehall hosted Fort Ann and earned its first win of the season, topping the Cardinals 44-33 in another Adirondack League contest.

Tristan Foote hit a pair of important 3-pointers in the fourth quarter to help the Railroaders.

Evans scored a game-high 16 points for Whitehall. Evans was also a force on the defensive end of the floor with five blocked shots.

Foote added 10 points for the Railroaders.

Callon Sutliff led Fort Ann with eight points.

Whitehall improved to 1-3, 1-4. Fort Ann fell to 0-3, 1-4.

Whitehall was right back at it on Saturday. After digging out from the snowstorm the Railroaders made the short jaunt over the Vermont border to face Poultney. The trip was worth it as Whitehall dismantled the Blue Devils 58-21 at Capman Court.

Defense was the key to the Whitehall win. The Railroaders held Poultney to just 10 points for the first three quarters.

Evans led Whitehall with 18 points. Burgey added 14 points.

Marcus Lewis had nine points for the Blue Devils.

Whitehall improved to 2-4. Poultney dropped to 1-2.

Whitehall bowlers drop two matches

The Whitehall bowling team dropped a pair of Adirondack League matches last week.

On Wednesday the Railroaders fell to Hadley-Luzerne 4-0.

Garrett Carlton led the Eagles with a 445 series, bowling games of 142,177 and 126. Aaron Hayes shot games of 149,144 and 86 for a 379 triple.

Whitehall was led by Lucas Vandenburgh with a 380 series, bowling games of 104,140 and 136. Melanie Vandenburgh added games of 128,113 and 102 for a 343.

Later in the week Whitehall lost to Lake George 4-0 at Lake George Lanes and Games.

Matthew Oravsky paced the Warriors with a 459 series, rolling games of 136,160 and 163.

Frederick Linehan fired games of 135,147 and 167 for a 449 triple.

Lucas Vandenburgh again was the high scorer for the Railroaders with games of 121,149 and 143 for 413 triple.

Melanie Vanderburgh chipped in games of 97,115 and 134 for 346.

Head to the Dec. 22 Granville sports round-up for a photo of Whitehall’s Troy Austin, who recorded his 100th career wrestling win this week.