Guilderland High School

The Guilderland gymnastics team — with 10 girls, three of them in middle school — showed grace, flexibility, and smiles to the judges in efforts to win a sectional title on Wednesday at Shaker High School in Latham.

For the Guilderland girls’ basketball team, Friday was not only Senior Night for the team’s two seniors — Jessie Fiori and Caitlin Gagan — but it marked a critical game for the Dutch to get a higher seed for the upcoming sectionals.

The Guilderland wrestling team battled for Class A championships last Saturday at Saratoga Springs High School. The top five in each weight class will move on to this Saturday’s state qualifiers in Glens Falls. Eight Dutchmen made the cut.

The Guilderland cheer team won the Coed Division against Columbia High School and Schuylerville in the UAlbany Showdown at the University at Albany on Saturday. With four men, the team returned to the coed division, guided once again by Patti Palmer.

The Guilderland Dutchmen wrestlers traveled to Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School Saturday to compete in the Jamie Mormile Tournament in Ravena. The Dutch wrestled against 14 other schools and finished in second place with 141 points, only 19.50 points behind winner Watervliet-Heatly.

The Guilderland Dutchmen and the Berne-Knox-Westerlo Bulldogs boys’ basketball teams played in holidays tournaments during the school break last week.

The Flying Dutchman gymnastics team took to the mat last Thursday at the Saratoga Regional YMCA-Wilton Branch against one of its toughest foes, the Saratoga Blue Streaks. The Dutch performed well but couldn’t pull out a win in the 173.500-to-154.600 loss.

The Guilderville boys’ swim team, made up of Guilderland Dutchmen and Voorheesville Blackbirds, hit the water against Albany High at Albany on Monday afternoon. Guilderville led from the opening with a convincing 102-to-62 win.

The Guilderland girls’ basketball team had a tough Suburban Council matchup against Shaker at home on Friday night. Guilderland put in the effort to stop the Blue Bison but the turnovers and missed shots hurt the Dutch in the 61-to-39 loss.

Guilderland, Voorheesville, and Berne-Knox-Westerlo varsity bowling teams bowled at Town ’n’ Country lanes in Guilderland last Thursday afternoon.


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