High schools: Late goal gives Mekeel 1-0 win
Tyler Guido stole the ball outside the Sharon Springs box, beat a Spartans’ defender and blasted a shot to the lower left corner of the goal with just 10 seconds left to propel Mekeel Christian Academy to a 1-0 shutout in a Western Athletic Conference boys’ soccer game Monday afternoon.
Jacob Kahler made one save to earn the shutout for the 2-2-1 Lions. Matt Josziek made eight stops for the 0-3 Spartans.
Todd Bridges scored twice on assists from Riley Yager in Mayfield’s 5-0 victory over Canajoharie.
Joshua Ivancic, Matthew Messina and James Sweeney also scored for the Panthers, who took a 2-0 halftime lead.
Lucas VanNostrand posted two saves for Mayfield. Zach Young made four saves for the Cougars.
Lukus Becker scored in the second overtime to send Berne-Knox-Westerlo over Middleburgh, 1-0.
Trevor Haack was credited with seven saves for the 2-1-1 Bulldogs. Austin Smith made four saves for the Knights.
Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville and Northville settled for a scoreless draw.
Nate Trumbull made nine saves for OESJ. Tim Monette had four saves for the Falcons.
Luke Spicer, Liam Rice and Michael Naughton registered goals for Saratoga Central Catholic in a 3-0 shutout of host Galway.
In the Suburban Council, Sean Larkin connected twice, and Kevin Lindsay also scored in Shaker’s 3-2 decision over Guilderland.
Keegan Ciaschetti bagged a pair of goals for the Dutchmen.
Austin Famiglietti and Francesco Mastrocinque each recorded hat tricks as Broadalbin-Perth crushed Hudson Falls, 10-0, in the Foothills Council.
Ryan Dingman, Connor Monks, Stephen Spraker and Taz Taylor also scored for the 4-1, 5-1 Patriots. Mastrocinque also had three assists. Devin Page was in goal for the Patriots, who registered their fifth shutout of the season.
Cody Kostzebski scored in the first half, and Evan Brooks made four saves in goal to make that goal stand up as South Glens Falls blanked Queensbury, 1-0.
Owen Fingar notched a pair of goals, and Mike Fraioli and Caleb Hughes added one goal apiece to power Scotia-Glenville past Glens Falls, 4-1.
Adam Ashcroft kicked out four shots for the Tartans.
Logan Kunst scored an unassisted goal for the Indians.
In a night match, Gloversville rode a hat trick from Thomas Kirk to beat rival Johnstown, 3-1.
Jon Beardon tallied for the Sir Bills.
Jordan Lockridge, Liam Maloy, John Moutopoulos, Ran Uccellini and Cameron Walker each scored a goal in Albany Academy’s 5-1 Colonial Council win over Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk.
Max Flatow had seven saves for the Cadets. IanCarlos Rueter scored the lone goal for the Indians.
In the Wasaren League, Mac Anderson and John Lucas kicked in two goals apiece as Hoosic Valley scored all seven goals in the second half en route to a shutout of Cambridge.
Justin Akin, Collin Jesmain and Joe Moore also scored for Hoosic Valley. Goalie Jared Morello had five saves.
Justin Flanagan, Brody Cepiel and Ian Cepiel scored goals for Stillwater in a 3-1 victory over Greenwich.
Justin Bingham’s goal carried New Lebanon over Loudonville Christian, 1-0, in the Central Hudson Valley League.
Bianca Mascitelli’s two goals and an assist carried Schalmont over Mechanicville, 5-0, in the Colonial Council.
Molly Older, Julia Older and Madeline Saccocio also tallied goals for the Sabres. Gabrielle Juers stopped two shots in goal.
Jessica Bianchi and Kasey Biernacki each scored as Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk beat Waterliet, 2-0.
Teller Wood stopped three shots for RCS. Jessica Cunningham had a busy day for the Cannoneers with 12 saves.
Kate Billington and Morgan Loder connected for Cobleskill-Richmondville in a 2-0 shutout of host Lansingburgh.
Kristen Kruglak stopped nine shots for the Bulldogs.
Carrie Krohn scored twice, and Kaitlin Kendall contributed a pair of assists in Schoharie’s 4-0 shutout of Canajoharie in the Western Athletic Conference.
Goalie Sydney Stanley stopped seven shots for 3-0, 5-0 Schoharie. Mckenzie Phelan and Seana Cleveland scored the other goals. Cleveland also added an assist.
Amanda Roney struck for four goals and two assists, and Alisha LeRuzic backed her up with three goals and an assist to power Middleburgh to a 7-0 shutout of Fort Plain.
Maeve McKeeby generated two goals and two assists to help Duanesburg blank Berne-Knox-Westerlo, 4-0.
Megan Wilkes and Devon Hennel also scored for the 4-0 Eagles. Nicole Cassale had five saves. Julianna Martin made five stops for BKW.
In the Patroon Conference, Salorina Seplowski scored on a 25-yarder with 26:20 left to push Maple Hill over Hudson, 2-1.
Kerry Golden also scored, and Anna Pulver made four saves in goal for the 2-0 Wildcats.
In a non-league match, Maddy Carroll, Abby O’Connor and Dom Puglisi scored two goals apiece to power Scotia-Glenville to an 11-2 rout of Troy.
Lauren Zeglen, Kelsey Martin, Gracie Mailey, Becca Phillips and Olivia Dunn also scored for the 4-1 Tartans, who got nine saves from keeper Carina Moran.
Eliza Stewart had one goal for the Flying Horses, who also got an own goal.
Nicole DaCunha scored twice, including the game-winner, to propel Shenendehowa past Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake, 3-2.
Erin Buckley also scored for 2-0, 5-0 Shenendehowa.
Taylor Safford and Ashley LaMere, on a penalty kick, scored for 2-2 BH-BL.
Melissa Nealon made three saves for Shen. Brittany Ryan kicked out six shots for the Spartans.
Helena Masiello fired in two goals and added an assist to lift Columbia over Shaker, 5-2.
Sarah Alamprese, Grace Pazienza and Carolyn Cimo also scored for the Blue Devils, who got seven saves from Emily Dick.
Molly Higgins found the net twice as Bethlehem blanked Scotia-Glenville, 4-0, in a non-league game
Jordan Brazis-Eberlo and Abby Quinn also tallied for the Eagles. Laura Downey and MaryKate McDonough combined for three saves in goal.
In another non-league game, Hailey Marini, Isabella Sericola and Michelle Burmistrova each scored to pace Guilderland over South Glens Falls, 3-2 in double overtime.
Elizabeth Schumacher stopped six shots in goal for the 2-2 Lady Dutch.
Emily Sharpe scored twice for 4-2 SGF, which got 13 saves from Michaela Regner.
Emily Brown and Rebecca Nichols combined for 22 assists, and Sarah DelVecchio and Julie Nichols totaled 15 kills to propel Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons over Catholic Central, 25-17, 25-22, 25-18, in a Big 10 match.
The Knights improved to 2-1 and 4-1. Jenah Schnellbaecher’s six kills led 2-2 CCHS.
Schenectady rode 16 service points, including seven aces, from Kristen St. Andrews to beat Amsterdam, 25-22, 25-13, 22-25, 25-21.
Tanaia Medley and Tammara Brandon totaled 17 service points and five aces, while Brielle Lazzari put down six kills for the 4-0 Patriots.
Cassidy Arocho, Destinee Smith and Gabby Catena combined for 12 kills to pace Amsterdam.
Kerrigan McCaslin produced 18 service points, including five aces, to push Fonda-Fultonville (4-1) over Cohoes, 25-10, 25-11, 25-9, in the Colonial Council.
Rachel Pineda (seven aces) and Emily Hilton (11 digs) sparked Schalmont over Lansingburgh, 25-6, 25-14, 25-22.
Lauren Mahar added four kills for the 5-0 Sabres.
Alaina Thaxter’s 12 kills and 18 service points, including 10 aces, helped Cobleskill-Richmondville outlast Mechanicville, 26-24, 25-27, 25-17, 23-25, 25-17.
Courtney Mahar and Kat Weingarten combined for 27 service points and nine kills for the 2-3 Bulldogs. Taylor Brooker chipped in with 18 assists.
The 3-2 Red Raiders were led by Taylor Hines with 11 service points and 15 kills. Alydia Zecca added 13 service points and 25 assists.
Haley Irvis’ 16 kills carried 5-0 Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk to a 25-22, 25-20, 25-17 win over Watervliet.
Nicole Brower (12 service points, eight kills) and Libby Bjork (20 service points, 20 assists) excelled in Voorheesville’s 25-11, 25-14, 25-7 win over Ichabod Crane. The Blackbirds improved to 5-0.
Julianna Brown and Kyla Garen combined for 14 kills to lift Middleburgh over Mekeel Christian Academy, 25-19, 23-25, 25-20, 25-15, in the Western Athletic Conference.
Brown, Garen and Diana Keller each had six aces for Middleburgh. Mackenzie Islip and Jacqueline Cummings combined for 28 service points to lead Mekeel.
SPARTANS BEAT STREAKS
Sam Pelton and Austin Nydegger combined for 17 kills to power Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake over Saratoga Springs, 25-12, 25-10, 25-13.
Cody Pearce contributed 22 assists and five kills for the 4-1 Spartans. Senior setter Luc Cianfarani had 10 assists, and junior Liam Stewart added nine kills for the 2-3 Blue Streaks.
Kyle Morelli and Ryan Sheffer each put down four kills, and Dan Ball added 24 assists to help Bethlehem defeat Colonie, 25-14, 25-16, 25-14. The Eagles improved to 3-0.
Scott Grable posted eight kills and two blocks, and Reid Hartl contributed 18 assists and five aces to spark Shenendehowa to a 25-15, 25-22, 25-10 sweep of Columbia. The Plainsmen are 4-1.