1 – One of the biggest stories and turnarounds of this winter was the return to basketball prominence of the Burnt Hills women’s program. The Spartans, now under the tutelage of Gary Bynon (a coach who led the women’s volleyball team to seven state titles), clinched the No. 2 seed in the Class A sections. against the survivor of the game between No. 10 seed Lansingburgh and No. 7 Troy would give Burnt Hills 13 wins this season, a total matching the production of the last three seasons combined.
2 – The Shenendehowa and Averill Park women’s basketball teams met for the second time this season in game action on Monday for an out-of-league contest between suburban council powers who both won league titles. section in 2020. Averill Park edged Shen 51-50 for their first victory over the Plainsmen since 2014. The two teams also clashed earlier this season and will do so again on Monday as both look to secure top titles No. 1 seed in Class AA (Shen) and Class A (Averill Park) tournaments.