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10 noteworthy numbers from the last week in Section II sports
10 noteworthy numbers from the last week in Section II sports.
10 noteworthy numbers from the last week in Section II sports.

Here are 10 noteworthy numbers from the past week in Section II high school sports.


Wins for Queensbury boys’ soccer coach Pete Crotty after the Spartans clipped South Glens Falls 2-1 in a Foothills Council game. Crotty, in his 29th season, improved to 300-211-33. Brendan Duffy scored both goals for unbeaten and state No. 1 Queensbury.


Combined points for Saratoga Springs and Schenectady in the Blue Streaks’ 63-46 Class AA football win. Saratoga quarterback Jake Williams completed four passes, and each of them went for a touchdown. Christian Kondo snagged three of those scoring passes, and Blue Streak Ashton Capone ran for four touchdowns.


Varsity goals scored by Schoharie freshman Katie Krohn after she notched two in an 8-0 Western Athletic Conference win over Galway. Krohn’s sister, Carrie, graduated last year with 133 goals for the Schoharie career record. Schoharie went to 11-0 in the WAC with the win.


Distance [in yards] of Donovan Pacatte’s field goal with just over four minutes left that lifted Cobleskill-Richmondville past Schalmont 22-21 in a football game that decided the Class B Reinfurt Division championship. Pacatte also ran and passed for touchdowns as the Bulldogs extended their winning streak to five games.


Points accumulated by Saratoga Springs field hockey star Lindsey Frank during 16 regular season games after she picked up a goal and an assist in a 2-0 win against Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake. The Richmond-bound senior has 25 goals and 16 assists heading into Thursday’s Section II Class A quarterfinal game with Columbia. She collected 20 goals and 16 assists as a junior when the Blue Streaks won the Section II title.


Consecutive service points tallied by Izzy Burns when Shenendehowa beat Hale Ray 25-0 in a pool match at the RHAM Volleyball Tournament. Shenendehowa went 6-0 in pool play and later advanced to the championship match, where it defeated Woodstock Academy in three sets.


Number of plays the Queensbury football team rattled off on its game-starting, 96-yard touchdown drive against Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake. Nineteen of those plays came in the first quarter as Queensbury drove the field, and the last play came in the second quarter when Liam O’Mara scored on a 2-yard run to kick-start Queensbury’s 42-21 win. O’Mara had all of Queensbury’s points with six TD runs and a trio of 2-point runs.


Section II team tennis championships won by the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake girls in the last 13 years after their 4-3 win over Ballston Spa in the Class A final. The Spartans beat Averill Park and Holy Names before topping Ballston Spa. Burnt Hills won its fifth straight title, with previous championships coming in 2011 and 2012, and from 2006-09


Colonial Council dual meet winning streak owned the Mohonasen girls’ cross country team after it beat Watervliet and Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk. Mohonasen sophomore Kate Sherman placed first in that race to remain unbeaten against league competition. The Mighty Warriors have a No. 6 state Class B rank — their highest ever.


Team finish for the Shaker boys’ and girls’ cross country teams at the Manhattan College Cross Country Invitational at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx. The Shaker boys won the Varsity D race, and the girls were best in the Varsity A race. The Shenendehowa boys and Greenwich girls prevailed in the Varsity C races.

Reach Gazette Sportswriter Jim Schiltz at 518-395-3143, [email protected] or @jim_schiltz on Twitter.

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