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Thoughts, news and notes from the sports staff of The Saratogian newspaper, located in historic Saratoga Springs, New York. The gang in the corner office on Lake Avenue give you the post-game wrap-ups, news and notes from the games we cover and opinions about the sports we read about every day.

Friday, January 15, 2010

The rivalry continues!

Shenendehowa invaded Saratoga Springs High School on Friday night in a classic match up of two Section II powerhouses for a boys basketball contest that decides who sits atop the Suburban Council North.

Check back here for updates throughout the game, including scores and breaking news.



Shen holds off Saratoga in a wild one, 79-64, to remain unbeaten and in first place of the Suburban Council North.

Fouth quarter
Saratoga coach Mitch Snyder gets a technical foul with 6:22 remaining in the game.
A few minutes later, Saratoga's Tony DeLoatch is given a technical for an elbow.

End of the third quarter
Shen continues to hold strong as the enviornment at the Saratoga Springs High School gymnasium gets hostile. A spectator was ejected, coaches had words at the scorers' table and the Plainsmen remain in front, 52-39.

Shen turned up the intensity in the second quarter, coming up with 12 points off seven steals. Saratoga has 11 turnovers, too. The Plainsmen headed into intermission up, 36-22, and Shen's Matt Miner has 15.

End of first quarter
After the first quarter, Shen is up, 22-14. Plainsmen standout Matt Miner leads all scorers with 10 points.


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