Hartford sports round-up, Jan. 12, 2023

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Hartford’s Cailin Severance goes up for a shot against Argyle-Fort Edward last week. (Photo by Lori Severance)

Hartford girls top Argyle, 45-35

The Hartford girls basketball team got back in the win column on Tuesday, defeating rival Argyle, 45-35.

Cailin Severance scored 11 points to pace the Tanagers. Cassandra Wade also had a strong game, contributing nine points and 12 rebounds.

For Argyle, Kylee Humiston poured in a game-high 25 points and had nine rebounds. Carrie Humiston chipped in six points and seven rebounds.

Hartford raised its record to 2-3, 2-5. Argyle dropped to 0-4, 1-7.

The Tanagers faced a more difficult assignment on Friday night as they traveled to Hadley-Luzerne to take on a solid Eagles team and their high scoring duo of Jordann Kenny and Madison Lent.

Kenny recorded a double-double as Hadley-Luzerne defeated Hartford 60-45 in Adirondack League play.

Kenny scored a game-high 22 points and hauled in 15 rebounds to lead the Eagles. Madison Lent added 15 points for Hadley-Luzerne and Gabby Graham 13. Freshman McKenzie Maslonka had 12 rebounds for the Eagles.

Severance poured in a career high 18 points for the Tanagers. Alawnah Dunda added 11 points for Hartford.

Hadley-Luzerne is 4-2, 5-4. Hartford is 1-3, 2-6.

Hartford boys win one, lose one

The Hartford boys basketball team split a pair of games last week, defeating Salem but coming up short against Hadley-Luzerne. Both games were played at home in the Ella Colvin gym.

Against Salem, the Tanagers eased to a 74-29 victory. Ray Harrington paced the Tanagers with 19 points and five assists. Austin Wells added 17 points for Hartford.

Nate Fiske added 13 points and five steals. Jesse Baker hauled in 10 rebounds, John Gauthier had nine boards and Cody Baker collected eight for Hartford.

Stephen Yakubec led the Generals with seven points.

Hartford improved to 3-2, 3-4 with the win.

On Friday night, Hartford hosted a Hadley-Luzerne team that is among the league’s best so far this season. The Eagles used a productive third quarter to pull away for a 59-51 win.

The game was close throughout but a 13-6 third quarter proved to be the difference.

Matthew Harder scored 15 points to lead the Eagles. Alexander Mattison and Josh Ellis added 12 each as the Eagles. Eugene Conroy scored eight points and Caeden Wilson chipped in seven for Hadley-Luzerne.

Harrington led Hartford with 23 points. Wells and Fiske scored nine apiece.

Hadley-Luzerne is 6-1, 7-3. Hartford is 3-3, 3-5.