TROY — After an oddly low-scoring first half, Troy High got two touchdown passes from Alex Wolfe in the second half, and Troy held off Ballston Spa 23-13 in the Section II Class A football semifinals on Friday.
Troy led 2-0 at halftime on a Ballston Spa punt attempt that was fumbled out of the end zone in the first quarter.
The Flying Horses took a 10-0 lead on a 22-yard touchdown pass from Wolfe to Makai Cruel in the third quarter, and Xavier Leigh’s two-yard run made it 16-0 before the Scotties got on the scoreboard.
Keegan Zoller threw a touchdown pass and ran for another score for Ballston Spa, but by then the Scotties were trading TDs with Troy and couldn’t catch up.
Wolfe and Cruel connected on a second 22-yard TD in the fourth quarter.
Ballston Spa 0 0 0 13 — 13
Troy 2 0 8 13 — 23
T — Safety, punt fumbled out of end zone.
T — Cruel 22 pass from Wolfe (Cruel pass from Wolfe).
T — Leigh 2 run (pass failed).
BS — Thomas 8 pass from Zoller (run failed).
T — Cruel 22 pass from Wolfe (Griswald kick).
BS — Zoller 2 run (Dawes kick).