Colonie girls secure Class AAA Section 2 championship victory

Girls pose with section 2 champion banner
Section 2 Champions!

In a showdown against rival Shaker, the Colonie girls basketball team took home the win 66-49 to take the Class AAA Section 2 championship title.

Freshman guard Aliyah Pearson showcased her skills on the court, leading the way with 18 points and the Section 2 Class AAA tournament MVP award. Joining her in the spotlight, Freshman Ella Trimarchi contributed 20 points and was named to the all-tournament team.  The victory is the 7th Section 2 Championship in the Girls Basketball program’s history and the 3rd title under Coach DiBiase.

“This team has shown so much resilience throughout the season,”  said Coach DiBiase.  “They were hungry for a Section 2 championship and worked extremely hard to accomplish that goal.  I am so proud of how they have represented not only the program, but the school and the  community with class.  GO RAIDERS!!!”

With this victory, Colonie advances to the regional final and is set to face Liverpool. The game is set to take place on Saturday, March 9, at Onondaga Community College at noon. The winner of the game will move on to the state tournament-finals the following weekend.

Congratulations to the Colonie Garnet Raiders on their outstanding achievement, and best of luck in their  upcoming game.