Waterloo pulls away in second half to top Putnam Valley in Class B State Semifinal

The Waterloo Indians defeated the Putnam Valley Tigers, 61-39, in the Class B State Semifinal at Hudson Valley Community College on Saturday afternoon.

Waterloo girls basketball huddle before the NYSPHSAA semifinal game

It was close game throughout the first half as Waterloo led 12-9 at the end of the first quarter and 24-23 at the break. However, it was a different story in the second half as Waterloo knocked down big shots and played aggressive, tight defense. The Indians outscored Putnam Valley 37-16 in the second half to pull away for the 22-point victory.


Listen to the Littlejohn & Barbi Orthodontics Smiles with Style Postgame Show on FingerLakes1.com Radio where Jazzmyn Lewis, Gio White-Principio and Coach Mike Bree joined Paul Russo & Nate Sharman following the game to talk about the win and what the plan is heading into Sunday’s state championship game.

Three Waterloo players finished in double figures. Jazzmyn Lewis scored a team-high 18 points while Morgan Carabello netted 16 and Macy Carr added 10. Adison Bree chipped in with six points.

Putnam Valley was led by Eva Dechent’s 18 points.

The Indians will advance to the Class B State Final on Sunday morning at Hudson Valley Community College for the first time since 2013. Opening tip is scheduled for 11:45 a.m.

You can listen to Sunday’s Championship Game live on FL1 Radio beginning at 11:30 a.m. Paul Russo & Nate Sharman will have the call for FingerLakes1.com.

– RADIO REPLAY: Listen to Saturday’s NYSPHSAA Class B Semifinal between Waterloo & Putnam Valley on FL1 Radio

 

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