Red Raiders pull out 4OT victory
Samie Hayner scored in the fourth overtime Saturday as Mechanicville edged Stillwater, 2-1, in the first round of the Section II Class C girls’ soccer tournament.
Third-seeded Mechanicville, the 2011 runner-up, also got a goal from Madison Gowett, and Kim Thompson made eight saves.
Erin Foley scored the goal, and Katelyn Brewster made 18 saves for Stillwater, which closed the season 6-11-1.
Mechanicville, 13-3-1, is scheduled to host a quarterfinal game Wednesday at 3 against Middleburgh.
The 14-3-0 Lady Knights got a pair of goals from Amanda Roney to oust Voorheesville, 2-0.
Hannah Bowersox scored off a Seanna Cleveland corner kick in the second half as Schoharie upset fourth seeded Canajoharie, 1-0, in another Class C game.
Lindsey Vanier made 15 saves for 10-7-0 Schoharie, which had lost to Canajoharie during the regular season. Canajoharie finished 15-2.
Schoharie will play at Albany Academy, a 3-0 winner over Maple Hill, in the quarterfinals, set for Wednesday.
Talia Rockmore had a pair of goals, and Val Taylor got the other for the Bears.
Erica Chase and Abby Spagnola had goal, and Galway also benefitted from a Berlin own goal in beating the Mountaineers, 3-2, in Class C.
Spagnola pulled 12-5-0 Galway into a 2-2 tie, and Chase got the winner off an indirect kick.
The Lady Eagles play at top-seeded Hoosick Falls in the semis.
Hoosick Falls rolled past Waterford-Halfmoon, 8-0, as Rachel Pine scored four goals and both Allie Martin and Grace DeLurey scored twice.
Sydney Fitzpatrick scored a goal, and assisted on scores from Cassidy Chapko and Lauren Madigan, as No.2 seed Hoosic Valley shut out Lake George, 3-0, in Class C.
Emma Stein, Alexis Case and Maria Patane all had a goal as Greenwich eliminated Berne-Knox-Westerlo, 3-0. The Witches play at Wasaren League rival Hoosic Valley in the quarterfinals.
Karie Herba scored three goals, and both Kylie Gifford and Tori Marotta got one, leading Broadalbin-Perth past Schuylerville, 5-0, in a Class B quarterfinal.
The other three “B” quarters were moved to today to avoid forecasted bad weather Monday.
Schalmont hosts Cobleskill-Richmondville at 2, Ichabod Crane hosts Coxsackie-Athens at 6 and No. 2 seed Catholic Central plays Greenwich at 3 at Lansingburgh.
Mary Ryan’s direct kick found the net in the second half, as Northville beat Bolton, 1-0, in a Class D quarterfinal.
Joanna Schulte made four saves for the defending champions, who will get top-seeded Fort Ann in a semifinal scheduled for Friday at Broadalbin-Perth.
The Cardinals beat Salem, 2-0.
Rylie Smith’s goal 10 minutes into the second half got St. Johnsville past Mekeel Christian Academy, 1-0, in another “D” quarter.
Leann Knapp made 14 saves for the 6-11-0 Lady Saints, who play in Friday’s 4 p.m. semi at Broadalbin-Perth.
The Class AA quarterfinals have also been moved up to today in anicipation of bad weather.
Colonie plays at Niskayuna at noon, Bethlehem is at Shenendehowa at 3, Saratoga Springs hosts Shaker at noon and Columbia goes to Guilderland for a 2:30 contest.
Zarecki leads Pats
Joe Zarecki scored three goals, and Justin Marek and Ben Bellandi added one apiece as reigning state Class B champ Broadalbin-Perth shut out Chatham, 5-0, in a quarterfinal.
The 15-2-1 Patriots take on top-seeded Ichabod Crane in a semifinal set for Tuesday at 3 at Queensbury.
Marcel DuPuis scored a goal, and his direct kick was headed home by David Johnson in the first OT as third-seeded Greenville edged Schalmont, 2-1, in another Class B game.
Chris Bubb scored off a Joe Caladra assist for the Sabres, who finished 12-4-1.
Suburban Council overall champ Bethlehem beat Ballston Spa, 3-0, in a Class AA quarterfinal. Ethan Gunty, Ethan Strauss and Alex Kessler had the goals for the 15-0-2 Eagles, who moved to Thursday’s 7 p.m. semi at Colonie High School.
The Colonie at Shenendehowa (1 p.m.) and Shaker at Niskayuna (2 p.m.) Class AA quarters have been moved to today.
Alec Poitter and Ryan Plude scored as South Glens Falls bounced Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake from the Class A tourney, 2-1, in double overtime.
Tim Hughes scored the Spartans’ goal.
South Glens Falls plays Averill Park, which beat top-seeded Albany Academy, in the second game of a semifinal double-header set for Tuesday in Johnstown.
Troy, which beat Queensbury, 3-0, plays Mohonasen in the 5 p.m. game.
Mekeel Christian Academy’s season came to an end at the hands of Maple Hill, which prevailed in penalty kicks after the teams played to a 1-1 draw in a Class C quarterfinal.
Jesse Moore scored the Maple Hill goal. Tai Aderounmu had the goal for the 13-4-1 Lions.
Lake George beat Fort Plain, 3-0, to get the semifinal spot opposite Maple Hill on Wednesday night at Johnstown.
Mason Vreugde scored a pair of goals for the Warriors. Fort Plain finished 11-5-2.
Stillwater got goals from Ian Cepiel and Nate Passino in a 3-2 win over Wasaren League-rival Greenwich. The 11-4-2 Warriors meet the winner of today’s Hoosick Falls at Galway game in the other Wednesday semi at Johnstown.
Kalob Russell got the goal with one minute to play in the first 15-minute sudden death OT to give Northville a 1-0 win over Argyle in the Class D quarters.
The 9-6-2 Falcons play WAC rival St. Johnsville in a semi set for Wednesday at 1 at Queensbury.
Glens Falls 41, Schuylerville 22
GLENS FALLS — Mike LaNoir scored his fourth touchdown on a 69-yard interception return in the final quarter to help Glens Falls clinch a Class B semifinal win over Schuylerville.
LaNoir’s interception and another pickoff and touchdown return by Brandon Rivers covering 66 yards helped the Indians open up a 41-14 lead in their first semifinal win since 2003.
Cam Girard hit LaNoir with a pair of 48-yard two scoring passes, and LaNoir ran 58 yards for a touchdown as part of Glens Falls’ eight straight victory. Dan Waldron scored three touchdowns for Schuylerville (4-5).
Glens Falls (8-1) will play three-time defending champ Schalmont (8-1) in Saturday’s title game at 3 at Shenendehowa. Glens Falls lost its season opener to Schalmont, 41-16, and began its win streak the following week with a 34-15 triumph over Schuylerville.
Schuylerville 7 7 0 8 — 22
Glens Falls 7 14 7 13 — 41
GF — C. Girard 1 run (Armstrong kick).
S — Waldron 2 run (Messer kick).
GF — LaNoir 48 pass from C. Girard (Armstrong kick).
GF — LaNoir 48 pass from C. Girard (Armstrong kick).
S — Waldron 6 run (Messer kick).
GF — LaNoir 58 run (Armstrong kick).
GF — LaNoir 69 interception return (kick failed).
GF — Rivers 66 interception return (Armstrong kick).
S — Waldron 10 run (Waldron run).
Chatham 23, Mechanicville 20 (OT)
STILLWATER — Mechanicville erased a 13-point deficit in the second half before Tyler VanBrunt’s 32-yard field goal in overtime sent Chatham to the championship game.
Sal Cimino and Chase DeLosSantos scored second-half touchdowns for the Red Raiders (6-3), with Cimino also scoring in the second quarter as part of his 19-carry, 95-yard effort.
Chatham (9-0) went up at the half, 20-7, on two touchdowns by R.J. Sardo and another by VanBrunt. Sardo rushed for 85 yards on 12 carries.
Both teams missed a field goal attempt late in regulation.
Mechanicville 0 7 6 7 0 — 20
Chatham 7 13 0 0 3 — 23
C — Sardo 2 run (VanBrunt kick).
C — Sardo 4 run (VanBrunt kick).
M — Cimino 18 run (Kawola kick).
C — VanBrunt 1 run (kick blocked).
M — Cimino 1 run (kick blocked).
M — DeLosSantos 1 run (Kawola kick).
C — VanBrunt 32 field goal.
HOOSICK FALLS 47, FONDA-FULTONVILLE 0
STILLWATER — The Panthers ended the Braves’ season for the third consecutive year.
Hoosick Falls (9-0) will put its 39-game Section II win streak and No. 2 state ranking on the line in Friday’s 7 p.m. title game against Chatham at Stillwater.
Hoosick Falls beat Fonda-Fultonville (5-3) in last years title game, 32-7, and topped Chatham in each of the two finals before.
Fonda-Fultonville 0 0 0 0 — 0
Hoosick Falls 7 13 13 14 — 47
HF — Brogue 63 pass from Pine (Kaufmann kick).
HF — Pine 1 run (kick failed).
HF — Tatunjian 32 pass from Pine (Kaufmann kick).
HF — Pine 26 run (Dubois kick).
HF — Burns 21 run (kick failed).
HF — Burns 8 run (Kaufmann kick).
HF — Pine 1 run (Kayfmann kick).
Salem 27, Cambridge 26
SCHUYLERVILLE — Salem stuffed a two-point run to keep its lead, and Andrew Washburn recovered an onside kick to seal the Generals’ semifinal upset over the two-time defending champion Indians.
Isaac Isom gave Salem a 27-20 lead on an eight-yard touchdown run with 2:41 left. Cambridge (8-1) answered with a 28-yard touchdown pass from Ethan English to Shaeden Mosso with 1:34 to go before Salem made its game-saving plays, starting with the conversion stop of Matt Parmenter.
Cambridge brought a 27-game Section II win streak into the game.
Salem (5-4) will make its first title-game appearance since 2006 against Rensselaer Saturday at 1 at Schuylerville.
Salem 13 0 0 14 — 27
Cambridge 0 14 6 6 — 26
S — Moore 7 run (Steele kick).
S — Isom 7 run (kick failed).
C — Baker 5 run (Parmenter kick).
C — Darcy 78 run (Parmenter kick).
C — Rowland 33 pass from English (kick failed).
S — Morris 6 run (Isom pass from Galusha).
S — Isom 8 run (run failed).
C — Mosso 28 pass from English (run failed).
Rensselaer 54, Whitehall 28
SCHUYLERVILLE — Seth Butler ran for 140 yards and three touchdowns, and Jake Forgea had a hand in four touchdowns as the Rams (8-1) earned their fifth straight title-game berth.
Forgea ran for two touchdowns and hit Tyler Oliver and Brendon Butler with scoring passes.
Josh Hoagland scored three touchdowns for Whitehall (5-4), the Class D North Division champion.
Rensselaer lost to Cambridge in the last two title games.
Whitehall 14 0 0 14 — 28
Rensselaer 22 7 13 12 — 54
W — Hanna 13 run (pass failed).
R — Oliver 77 pass from Forgea (run failed).
W — Jo. Hoagland 7 run (Rehm pass from Ju. Hoagland).
R — Forgea 30 run (B. Butler pass from Forgea).
R — S. Butler 83 run (Firgea run).
R — B. Butler 38 pass from Forgea (Fahrenkopf kick).
R — S. Butler 5 run (Fahrenkopf kick).
R — S. Butler 1 run (kick failed).
W — Jo. Hoagland 4 run (pass failed).
R — Forgea 3 run (kick failed).
R — Martin 46 run (kick failed).
W — Jo. Hoagland 1 run (Rehm pass from Ju. Hoagland).
Bethlehem will open defense of its Section II Class A volleyball championship when it hosts Colonie in one of Monday’s four quarterfinal matches.
Bethlehem beat Shenendehowa and Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake, respectively, in the last two sectional finals and captured regional titles afterward. Bethlehem (18-0, 21-1), Shenendehowa (15-3, 17-5) and Burnt Hills (15-3, 20-4) are the top three seeds for this year’s tournament.
The Section II semifinals (Wednesday) and the championship match (Saturday) will be held at Scotia-Glenville. The Nov. 10
regional against Section I will be held at Hudson, and the Nov. 17-18 state tournament will be staged at the Glens Falls Civic Center.
Suburban Council Standings
1. Bethlehem (18-0), 2. Shenendehowa (15-3), 3. Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake (15-3), 4. Guilderland (12-6), 5. Niskayuna (9-9), 6. Shaker (9-9), 7. Mohonasen (8-10), 8. Columbia (4-14), 9. Colonie (2-16), 10. Saratoga Springs (0-18).
Section II Tournament
Mohonasen def. Saratoga Springs, 26-24, 14-25, 25-14, 25-22.
Colonie def. Columbia, 25-14, 25-23, 26-24.
Colonie at Bethlehem, 5 p.m.; Niskayuna at Guilderland, 5 p.m.; Shaker at Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake, 5 p.m.; Mohonasen at Shenendehowa, 5 p.m.
At Scotia-Glenville, 5 and 7 p.m.
At Scotia-Glenville, 12 p.m.