The Rhinebeck girls basketball team opened their season with a 40-34 victory over Pine Plains on Dec. 11.
“It was a hard-fought battle that went back and forth,” said coach Marc Burg. “The team played a great defensive game that was led by Sydney Spencer and Rebecca Gausepohl.”
Samantha Cassata led the Lady Hawks in scoring with 13 points, with Meredith Mimoso and Rachel Tigges scoring 10 apiece. The team is back in action today in a home game against Chester Academy, and will participate in the Coaches vs. Cancer game against Red Hook at Bard College on Sat., Dec. 22.