Roundup: Mohonasen’s Cuomo, Shaker’s Lee advance to tennis final

Rematch of 2017 championship
Loren Cuomo of Mohonasen will be trying to win her second straight Section II title today.
Loren Cuomo of Mohonasen will be trying to win her second straight Section II title today.

The Section II girls’ individual tennis championship will have a familiar look.

Defending champion Loren Cuomo of Mohonasen and No. 2 seed Haejin Lee of Shaker will meet for the second straight year with the title on the line at 2 this afternoon at Sportime.

Cuomo, a freshman, eliminated Christine Lee of Niskayuna, 6-3. 6-2, in the semifinals Monday, while Haelin Lee defeated teammate Taylor Crain by the same score.

In the finals last year, Cuomo turned back Haejin Lee, 7-6, 4-6, 6-3.

The doubles championship today will see Katrina Setchenko and Aasiyah Virjee of Guilderland, who finished third last year, facing Katia Kelly and Ellie Siebeneck of Saratoga Springs.

Setchenko and Virjee defeated teammates Meghana Bhupati and Lavanya Prabhakar 6-0, 6-1 in one semifinal Monday, and Kelly and Siebeneck topped Zoe Davis and Letti Donovan of Bethlehem 2-6, 6-3, 6-3.

In the Class C Section II boys’ soccer quarterfinals, Lake George beat Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons 3-1. 

For Lake George, Alex Leonelli, Ethan Knauf and Justin Blanco had a goal each. For Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons, Wil Lawson scored a goal and goalie Cole Nelson had 23 saves.

Stillwater beat Greenwich 5-1. Stillwater goals came from Grant Baker, who had two, Jake Zdonick, Scott Travis and Cooper Monast. Greenwich got its goal from AJ Rymph. Stillwater goalie Tim Buchal made seven saves and Greenwich goalie Sam Whiting had 11.

Maple Hill beat Doane Stuart 5-0. Dom Hirschoff scored four goals and Seth Roberts scored one for Maple Hill. Maple Hill goalie Aidan Percey made two saves and Doane Stuart goalie Hesperos Mariposa made five saves.

In the Section II Class AA quarterfinals, Bethlehem beat Saratoga Springs, 4-3 and will move on to face Niskayuna in the semifinals on Friday. Derin Gumustop scored two goals, including the game winner, to lead Bethlehem. Saratoga was led by Evan Farr and Aidan Rice, who had a goal apiece. 


In the Class D Section II quarterfinals, Kerrigan Groff scored five goals to lead Northville to a 7-1 victory over Germantown. Julia Howard scored the lone goal for Germantown.

Julie Hickey scored two goals to lead OESJ to a 4-0 win over Whitehall. Also scoring for OESJ were Ashley Engle and Alexis Klock. OESJ goalie Ashlee Shelmandine had four saves and Whitehall goalie Dory Gosselin had 15.

New Lebanon beat Salem 8-0. For New Lebanon, Sydney Smith had three goals, Madison Soldato and Emily Schafer had two goals each and Mikayla Corsey had a goal.

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In the Suburban Council, Niskayuna defeated Shaker 25-13, 25-13, 25-14. For Niskayuna, Stefana Stan had 10 kills and seven aces and McKenna Kelleher had four aces and one kill. For Shaker, Sam Hardwick had eight digs and four kills and Tia Snyder had nine digs.

Ballston Spa defeated Averill Park 27-25, 19-25, 25-14, 13-25, 25-20. For Ballston Spa, Megan McDonald had 12 kills and 16 assists, Anna Pilkey had 13 kills and Angelina Stile had 27 digs. For Averill Park, Emma Burdick had six blocks, Jenna Miller had 21 digs and Jackie Borland had six blocks and 12 kills.

Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake defeated Columbia 25-6, 25-13, 25-17. Burnt Hills was led by Carlie Rzeszotarski, who had 14 kills and five blocks and Claire Isaksen, who had 31 assists. For Columbia, Chesney Romer had seven kills, seven digs and three blocks and Emma Rainville had 16 assists.


In the Foothills Council Cross Country Championships at Saratoga State Park, Scotia Glenville boys, with a score of 33, and Schuylerville girls, with a scored of 76, finished first in team scores.
On the boys side, the top finishers were Nick Logan from Queensbury, who ran a 15:39.18; Gabriel Winters-Bona from Scotia-Glenville, who ran a 16:00.30; and Sebastian Mills of Johnstown, who ran a 16:19.61.
For the girls, Sunni LaBounty of Schuylerville finished with a time of 19:10.73, Katie Cullington of Glens Falls finished with a time of 19:30.83 and Delaney Krogh of Scotia-Glenville finished with a time of 19:52.30.

Scotia-Glenville 33, Queensbury 67, Schuylerville 102, Broadalbin-Perth 107, South Glens Falls 123.
Logan (Q), 15:39.18; Winters-Bona (S-G), 16:00.39; Mills (J), 16:19.61; Greski (S-G), 16:23.02; Leininger (SGF), 16:40.10.
Schuylerville 76, Queensbury 86, Scotia-Glenville 90, Broadalbin-Perth 96, South Glens Falls 99, Amsterdam 112, Glens Falls 153, Johnstown 164.
LaBounty (Schu), 19:10.73; Cullington (GF), 19:30.83; Krogh (S-G), 19:52.30; Smith (J), 20:03.83; Willette (Q), 20:20.35.

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