Scotia boys earn share of Foothills soccer title
Scotia-Glenville clinched a portion of the Foothills Council boys’ soccer championship Friday with a 3-2 win over Glens Falls in a driving rain on the turf at Glens Falls.
Dennis Turner, Eric Denny and Ryan Carroll scored for the Tartans, who improved to 10-1-1.
Nate Didio and Heath Armstrong tallied goals for the 2-10, 3-12 Indians.
Adam Ashcroft made one save for the Tartans, while Gabe Alagna had to make 11 stops for the Indians.
Canajoharie 5, Sharon Springs 0
Canajoharie finished the Western Athletic Conference with a 14-0 record after blanking Sharon Springs, 5-0.
Denelle Dilenbeck scored twice, and Kayla Bowerman, Melissa Bowley and Arie Logan also added goals for the Cougars.
Broadalbin-Perth moved into a first-place tie with South Glens Falls after blanking Queensbury, 2-0.
Michaela Hills and Kiley Gifford scored first-half goals for the 11-3 Patriots, who are tied with the Lady Bulldogs with 22 points each. Rachel Orapello made one save to preserve the shutout, and Katie Herba added an assist for the Patriots. Sarah O’Brien stopped 10 shots for the Spartans (10-3).
In the Patroon Conference, Brianna Blunck’s hat trick lifted Coxsackie-Athens over Greenville, 4-3.
Karyna Davy also scored for the Indians. Meg Gardiner scored twice for Greenville.
Reigning state Class B champion Schalmont wrapped up its second straight 16-0-0 Colonial Council season with a 7-0 win at Watervliet on Thursday.
Rachael Gac scored three goals, and Alexandra Cardinal, Rachel Cardinal, Madeline Saccicio all had single goals for the Lady Sabres.
Kate Essepian scored a goal, and Gabby Cotugno posted the shutout as Shaker edged Shenendehowa, 1-0, Thursday in the Suburban Council.
Meaghan Malone scored three goals, Morgan Burchhardt finished with two goals and two assists, and Skye Kaler contributed a goal and three assists as Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake beat Ballston Spa, 10-0, to improve to 11-4-0.
Galway over Berne-Knox-Westerlo
Hayley Martin had a big night at the net and with her serve, putting down eight kills and recording six aces among her 11 points as Galway bounced Berne-Knox-Westerlo, 25-10, 25-18, 25-15, in a Western Athletic Conference match.
Rachel Jones contributed 10 points, five aces and two kills, while Adrianna Watrobski added eight points, five aces and eight assists for the 11-1, 15-1 Eagles.
For 6-6,8-8 BKW, Danielle Hubbard, Erin McIntire and Gabriella Audino combined for 17 kills, 18 assists and 21 digs.
Siobhan Muscanelli produced seven kills, and Caroline Bouchard added 13 service points and three kills to help Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons defeat Bishop Maginn, 25-13, 25-9, 25-11, in a Big 10 match that was the Golden Knights’ regular-season finale.
Iman Harris contributed five kills, and Emily Brown and Alyssa Pina combined for 19 assists for the 9-3, 13-4 Golden Knights.
Annie Stock paced the offense with six kills and 15 points, while Alyssa Nellis (five blocks), Bri O’Rourke (six blocks) and Elizabeth Hayward (10 digs) led the defense in Johnstown’s 25-7, 25-23, 25-14 Foothills Council sweep of Scotia-Glenville.
Zara Hyde added 20 service points, five kills and five digs for the Lady Bills, who closed out the regular season in second place.
Rochelle Teerlinck (six kills, six assists) and Bianca Bustemante (three kills, two blocks) excelled for the Tartans.
Gloversville handed Broadalbin-Perth a 25-27,25-8, 25-15, 23-25, 25-19 defeat as Jenna Putnam produced 28 assists, six kills and four aces.
Katlyn Pierce was a force up front with 21 kills and 11 blocks, while Chelsey Biansini recorded 11 kills and both Megan McCall and Shawna Funk added six apiece for Gloversville, which finishes the regular season at 8-6 and 12-6.
In the Colonial Council, Voorheesville (16-0) completed an unbeaten regular season with a 25-9, 25-12, 25-13 win over 6-10 Cobleskill-Richmondville.
Tori Margrave’s 13 kills and nine service points topped the Blackbirds, who also got six kills and 10 digs from Mariel McGinnis.
Alaina Thaxter (five kills, five blocks) and Amelia Butler (six points, two aces) were the leading players for the Bulldogs.
Ichabod Crane evened its record at 8-8 with a 25-14, 25-22, 25-18 victory over 2-14 Mechanicville.
Quinn Hennessy put down 10 kills, and Katie Barber added eight kills for the Riders, who also got a combined 11 aces from Brooke Morgan and Megan Ford.
Miranda Nethaway’s nine kills and three blocks lifted Fonda-Fultonville over Albany Academy for Girls, 25-21, 19-25, 25-9, 19-25, 25-13.
Cory Lais had 15 points including six aces, and Kerrigan McCasslin produced 10 points for the 9-7, 10-8 Braves.
For Academy (0-16, 2-18), Lorraine Lewis had 12 points and six digs, while Teagan Kethun added four kills and six digs.
Holy Names swept Cohoes, 25-18, 25-21, 25-15.
Shen tops Colonie
Austin Jensen and Josh Olsen combined for 16 kills, and Tyler Ostrowski recorded 31 assists in Shenendehowa’s 25-17, 25-12, 25-20 victory over Colonie.
The Plainsmen improved to 15-2. Matt LaJoy’s five assists and two blocks and Javar Burch’s five kills paced 2-15 Colonie.
Senior Joe Deluca scored the winning match point on a one-on-one block kill to propel Mohonasen over Niskayuna, 15-25, 25-22, 25-18, 25-19, on senior night.
Jon Weaver was credited with 10 kills and two blocks, and Cody Pearce, Drew Hauchty and Geoff Putman each had six kills in Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake’s 25-14, 25-19, 25-7 triumph over Guilderland.
The Spartans improved to 14-3 in the SC and 19-4 overall.
For 11-6, 12-7 Guilderland, Jake Dube had six kills and five blocks, while Nick Schwartz chipped in with 14 assists.
Undefeated Bethlehem (17-0) ripped Shaker, 25-12, 25-15, 25-12.
Drew Duguid made seven kills, and Nate Kane and Myles Bergere produced six kills each for the Eagles. Shaker falls to 8-9.
Lady Bills win
Johnstown shut out Scotia-Glenville, 2-0, in a Foothills Council match.
Ashley Dona scored both goals for the 12-0, 15-1 Lady Bills. Hope Cerasuolo added an assist, and Alyssa Pertell picked up the shutout in goal.
Vanessa Walker stopped 16 shots for the Tartans.