Voorheesville Girls Basketball

On Tuesday, Jan. 17, the Voorheesville Blackbirds girls team took on Colonial Council foe in Academy of the Holy Names at home. The Birds started slow and costly turnovers but in the second half turned the tides but couldn’t muster a rally and fell 59 to 48.

On Tuesday evening, Dec. 6, the Voorheesville girls’ basketball team kicked off their 2022-23 home basketball season against the Albany Academy for Girls. The Bears’ full-court pressure and tight defense baffled the Birds in their 69 to 44 loss.

On Saturday, Dec. 11, the Voorheesville Girls traveled to Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk to face the Indians in the schools’ Hall of Fame game. Birds hung tough in the first half but the Indians’ defense stiffened and the Birds fell 50 to 37.

A last-half comeback by the Voorheesville girls was not enough to make up for their slow start against Watervliet on Tuesday night. The Birds were down by as many as 20 points but, after halftime, they came out firing on all cylinders.

In a Colonial Council matchup Friday afternoon, the Voorheesville girls’ basketball team traveled to Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School where the Blackbirds had a tough time against the Indians’ defense and fell, 69 to 39.

Defending Section 2 champions, the Voorheesville girls look to keep their title this basketball season. For the third time in three years, the Birds are under new leadership — coached by Tom Maxwell.

The Voorheesville Blackbirds girls’ basketball team traveled to Academy of the Holy Names in a make-up game, rescheduled from Jan. 12 to Jan. 18. The Blackbirds started off well, with hard-to-penetrate defense, leading in the first half, 15 to 9.

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