Hartford sports round-up, Jan. 19, 2023

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Hartford’s Raeghan Liebig dribbles against a Warrensburg defender. (Photo by Lori Severance)

Hartford girls nipped by Warrensburg

The Hartford girls basketball team put together one of its best performances of the season but came up just a little short against Warrensburg, 48-42, in Adirondack League play at the Ella Colvin gym last Friday night.

The Tanagers were within two points late in the contest, but the Burghers were able to hold them off.

Kara Bacon led Warrensburg with 18 points. Karla Sherman had nine points. Elli York and Zailey Baker scored six each for the Burghers.

Alawnah Dunda paced the Tanagers with 15 points. Raeghan Liebig chipped in nine, Cailin Severance seven and Mckenzie Johnson six.

Warrensburg is 5-2, 9-4. Hartford is 3-5, 3-8.

Tuesday night Hartford traveled to Lake George and came home with a 58-37 win over the Warriors in league play.

Johnson had a strong game for the Tanagers, pouring in 21 points. Dunda recorded a double-double with 12 points and 14 rebounds.

Mykah Fisher and Caroline Campbell each scored eight points for Lake George.

Hartford moved to 3-3 in league play and 3-6 overall with the win. Lake George is 1-4, 2-7.

Hartford boys lose two on hardcourt

It was a difficult week for the Hartford boys basketball team as it dropped a pair of Adirondack League contests.

Wednesday night Hartford came from behind in the fourth quarter but fell short, losing to Lake George, 59-57l.

The Tanagers outscored the Warriors 24-14 in the fourth quarter.

Jack Welch and Aidan Osborne poured in 19 points each for Lake George. Osborne also had 16 rebounds to record a double-double. Welch contributed nine boards and six dimes.

Nate Hohman added 10 points, Dan Barber grabbed eight rebounds and Sam Burns dished out 11 assists for the Warriors.

Ray Harrington had a game-high 31 points for Hartford.

Lake George is 3-4, 3-6. Hartford is 3-4, 3-7.

On Friday night Hartford took on one of the hottest teams in the league, falling to Warrensburg, 66-50.

The Burghers’ defense held the Tanagers to single digits over the final two quarters.

Steve Schloss netted a game-high 28 points for Warrensburg. Evan LaPell added 16 points and Brady Cheney 15.

Harrington had 21 points for the Tanagers. Austin Wells chipped in nine.

Warrensburg raised its mark to 7-2, 10-3. Hartford fell to 3-5, 3-8.