High schools: Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake boys’ volleyball gets win

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Ben Pearce had 23 kills and 17 digs, Liam Calhoun had 13 kills and four blocks and the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake boys’ volleyball team scored a 25-19, 25-21, 27-29, 21-25, 15-9 win over Columbia in Suburban Council play Friday.

Aidan Calhoun added 42 assists, 10 blocks and five kills for Burnt Hills-Ballson Lake. Columbia was led by 15 kills and 12 digs from Henry Hepps, while Jeremy Garrison doled out 38 assists.

April Buechner led the way with 14 kills and six blocks for Schalmont girls’ volleyball in a 25-23, 25-9, 25-11 win over Catholic Central in Colonial Council play. Alexa Knapik added 24 assists and Mya Cordy totaled 18 digs for Schalmont, while Camryn O’Hara led Catholic Central with six kills and 11 digs.

In Wasaren League action, Saratoga Central Catholic’s Molly O’Reilly compiled nine kills and Allison Motler had 13 assists and 15 service points in the Saints’ 25-15, 25-9, 25-22 win over Cambridge. Liz Best added six aces for Saratoga Central Catholic.

Catrina Murphy had 16 kills and five aces, and Allison Motzer provided 22 assists for Tamarac in a 25-12, 25-18, 25-15 win over Waterford-Halfmoon, which was led by three kills apiece from Kiley Pennick and Chelsea Plummer.

In non-league play, Mechanicville got seven kills and 12 service points from Hailie Phelps in a 25-17, 25-18, 25-19 victory over Emma Willard.

Cody Haig scored the game’s first goal midway through the second half and Tommy Weingart added an insurance goal on a penalty kick as the Canajoharie boys’ soccer team topped Fort Plain, 2-0, in Western Athletic Conference play.

Len’s Lima had a hat trick, raising his career total to 96 goals, and seven different players scored for Mekeel Christian Academy in an 11-0 non-league boys’ soccer victory over Heatly. Eli Lillienthal chipped in two goals and two assists for Mekeel Christian.

BOYS’ SOCCER

WESTERN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE

CANAJOHARIE 2, FORT PLAIN 0

Halftime score: Tied 0-0. Canajoharie scoring: Haig 1-0, Greenslete 0-1, Weingart 1-0. Fort Plain scoring: None. Goalies: Not reported.

NON-LEAGUE

MEKEEL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY 11, HEATLY 0

Halftime score: Mekeel Christian Academy led 5-0. Mekeel Christian Academy scoring: Lima 3-1, Lillienthal 2-2, McCleneghan 1-0, Carrignan 1-0, Davidson 1-0, Hvizdak 2-0, Kniese 1-0. Heatly scoring: None. Goalies: Mekeel Christian Academy, Kniese, 1 save; Davidson, 0 saves. Heatly, Stone, 13 saves.

BOYS’ VOLLEYBALL

SUBURBAN COUNCIL

BURNT HILLS-BALLSTON LAKE 3, COLUMBIA 2

Set scores: 25-19, 25-21, 27-29, 21-25, 15-9. Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake highlights: A. Calhoun, 42 assists, 10 blocks, 5 kills; Pearce, 23 kills, 17 digs; L. Calhoun, 13 kills, 4 blocks, 2 aces; Cullen, 9 kills, 6 blocks. Columbia highlights: Heeps, 15 kills, 4 aces, 12 digs; Garrison, 38 kills, 2 aces, 8 digs; Tucker, 9 kills, 2 blocks, 2 digs.

BETHLEHEM 3, GUILDERLAND 0

Set scores: 25-15, 25-18, 25-21. Bethlehem highlights: Gibbons, 9 kills, 3 blocks, 3 digs, 2 aces; Lynch, 10 assists, 2 blocks, 2 aces; Shaw, 16 digs, 2 aces; Gould, 10 digs, 3 kills; Weinert, 9 digs, 4 aces; Walston, 3 aces, 2 digs; Klugman, 4 assists; Ball, 4 kills; Gentile, 4 kills; Perrotto, 2 blocks.

GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL

COLONIAL COUNCIL

SCHALMONT 3, CATHOLIC CENTRAL 0

Set scores: 25-23, 25-9, 25-11. Schalmont highlights: Buechner, 14 kills, 6 blocks; Burchhardt, 2 digs, 2 kills, 2 blocks; Cordy, 18 digs; Dearstyne, 6 digs; Fratus, 5 kills, 5 digs; Knapik, 24 assists, 3 aces. Catholic Central highlights: O’Hara, 6 kills, 11 digs.

ICHABOD CRANE 3, COHOES 0

Set scores: 25-10, 25-11, 25-13. Ichabod Crane highlights: More, 8 aces, 3 kills, 10 assists; Knapp, 3 aces, 2 kills, 10 assists; Siver, 9 kills, 4 aces, 1 block; Scheitinger, 6 kills; Kelley, 3 kills, 1 block. Cohoes highlights: Not reported.

WASAREN LEAGUE

SARATOGA CENTRAL CATHOLIC 3, CAMBRIDGE 0

Set scores: 25-15, 25-9, 25-22. Saratoga Central Catholic highlights: Darcy, 6 service points, 2 aces, 2 kills, 4 assists; Naughton, 8 service points, 3 aces, 3 kills, 1 block; O’Reilly, 9 kills, 6 service points, 2 aces; Motler, 13 assists, 15 service points, 2 kills; Best, 11 service points, 6 aces; Wengert, 7 digs. Cambridge highlights: Teal, 3 service points, 3 kills, 8 digs; Fazioli, 8 service points, 2 aces, 1 kill; Archambeault, 3 service points, 2 aces, 1 kill.

TAMARAC 3, WATERFORD-HALFMOON 0

Set scores: 25-12, 25-18, 25-15. Tamarac highlights: Motzer, 22 assists, 3 aces; C. Murphy, 16 kills, 5 aces; M. Murphy, 9 service points, 2 blocks, 2 kills. Waterford-Halfmoon highlights: Pennick, 6 service points, 3 kills, 3 assists; Plummer, 9 service points, 3 kills; Richards, 5 service points, 8 assists.

NON-LEAGUE

MECHANICVILLE 3, EMMA WILLARD 0

Set scores: 25-17, 25-18, 25-19. Mechanicville highlights: Phelps 7 kills, 12 service points; Fuschino, 7 assists, 6 service points; McLean, 6 kills. Emma Willard highlights: Syta, 5 kills; Bonsa, 2 aces, 3 kills; Qin, 2 aces.

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