Railroaders fall to league’s best

I f last week’s games were a barometer of how far the Whitehall girls basketball team has come since last season, they still have some work to do if they want to compete for a league title.

The Railroaders squared off against Adirondack League division leaders Fort Edward and Lake George and ended up the wrong side of both games.

On Dec. 12, defending league champ Fort Edward cruised to a lopsided 66-16 win over Whitehall.

The Flying Forts, undefeated entering the week, outscored Whitehall 33-3 in the first half and had as many players score double digit points as Whitehall had score any points.

Sam Godfrey scored a game high 17 points, Taylor Boucher added 14 more and two other players each scored 10 points.

Ashley Davis scored a team high nine points for Whitehall and Rebecca Lavin added five points. Only two other players scored a point for the Railroaders.

On Friday night the Railroaders squared off against another undefeated team and while the score was closer the result was the same.

Lake George outscored Whitehall 27-13 in the second half on its way to a 43-31 win.

Hahnah Saroff had 11 points for Lake George.

Brittney Putorti scored a game high 16 points for Whitehall.

The Railroaders actually went into the half with a two point lead after outscoring Lake George 12-6 in the second quarter but the Warriors defense clamped down in the second half limiting Whitehall to only five points in the third quarter.

With the losses, Whitehall drops to 1-3 in the league and 2-3 overall. They host North Warren on Friday evening before a two-week layoff during the holidays.

 

Comments

comments

Read more in this week's Times in newsstands now or click here to read right now with our e-edition.

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Classifieds 07/23/14

Harold F. “Huzzy” Martell

Harold F. “Huzzy” Martell, 88, of Boardman Street, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle and friend passed away on […]

Weekender 07/18/14

Northshire Freepress 07/18/14

Lakes Region Freepress 07/18/14

Lakes Classifieds – 07/18/14

Radio controlled air show coming to Fair Haven

The Rutland County RC Flyers will be hosting its annual ‘Fun Fly’ at the Fair Haven Municipal Airport on Saturday, […]

Rec Center busy in June

If the month of June is any indicator, it appears that the Whitehall Recreation Center is in store for a […]

Officials advocate for lower speed limits

By Dan King Currently, in Whitehall any road that does not have a marked speed limit maintains the state limit […]

Scribner named code enforcement officer

By Dan King After weeks of speculation about the position of code enforcement officer in Whitehall, the expected letter of […]

Postal Service to Huletts Landing office hours

By Dan King In the fall of 2012 the United States Postal Service began a two-year nationwide process of notifying […]

Dresden to host townwide sale

The Town of Dresden will be hosting its first-ever town-wide yard sale this weekend. The inaugural yard sale will take […]