High schools: Schalmont advances in Section II girls’ soccer tournament

Schalmont’s Simone Cassano, center, heads the ball between Tamarac’s Hannah Cerutti, left, and Sophie Champagne during Saturday’s Section II Class B girls’ soccer tournament game at Schalmont High School.

Schalmont’s Simone Cassano, center, heads the ball between Tamarac’s Hannah Cerutti, left, and Sophie Champagne during Saturday’s Section II Class B girls’ soccer tournament game at Schalmont High School.

Top-ranked Schalmont advanced to the Section II Class B girls’ soccer tournament semifinals with a 6-0 win Saturday against Tamarac.

Gianna Viscusi scored two goals, while Gianna Cirilla, Gabriela Amoroso, Simone Cassano and Payton Graber each added one. Cassano contributed two assists, and Olivia Badalucco and Annalise Tyler each had one.

Georgia Clark made three saves in the shutout.

In other Class B quarterfinal games, Holy Names won 3-1 against Greenville, Broadalbin-Perth topped Ichabod Crane 2-0 and Mechanicville advanced via penalty kicks following a 1-1 tie with Voorheesville.

Nevaeh D’Aloia scored Mechanicville’s goal and Emma Farrell had Voorheesville’s score, while Mechanicville goalie Olivia Horan and Voorheesville goalie Isabella Thayer each made 15 saves.

In Broadalbin-Perth’s win, the teams played to a 0-0 tie through regulation. Brooke Bush scored off an assist from Jackie Fisher in the first overtime, then Fisher scored in the second overtime off an assist from Jules Huckans. Mairead Marsden made seven saves for Broadalbin-Perth and Ashles Ames had 25 for Ichabod Crane.

In Tuesday’s semifinals at Stillwater, Schalmont will play Holy Names and Mechanicville will play Broadalbin-Perth.

Georgia Greene scored each goal in Shenendehowa’s 3-0 win against Ballston Spa in the Section II Class AA girls’ soccer quarterfinals.

In other action, Bethlehem topped Colonie 1-0, Columbia edged Niskayuna 1-0 and Shaker won 3-0 against Saratoga Springs.

In Wednesday’s semifinals, top-ranked Shenendehowa will play Bethlehem and Columbia will play Shaker.

With a 6-0 win against Coxsackie-Athens, the Mechanicville boys’ soccer team advanced to the Section II Class B semifinals.

Andrew Kraszewski and Wyqie Aguda each produced two goals and two assists, while Ryan Grimmick had a goal and an assist, and Gordon Jenney scored a goal. Dylan Raucci made five saves in the shutout.

Top-seeded Mechanicville will play Broadalbin-Perth in one semifinal game, while Greenville and Cohoes will meet in the other semifinal matchup Wednesday at Gloversville High School.

Northville breezed past Germantown in a Section II Class D boys’ soccer tournament quarterfinal matchup. Jacob Frank, Colin Morehouse and Miles Weaver each had two goals in the win, while JT Artikuski registered a goal and an assist. Frank added two assists, and Wyatt Sira produced three assists.

Loudonville Christian defeated Hartford 2-1.

In Tuesday’s semifinals at Gloversville, OESJ will play Loudonville Christian and top-seeded Northville will face Argyle.

Averill Park defeated Scotia-Glenville 2-1 in the Section II Class A boys’ soccer tournament quarterfinals. Carter Morse had a goal and an assist in the win, while Carter Dee added a goal for Averill Park. Noah Murdock had the goal off an assist from Connor Raven for Scotia-Glenville, which received 10 saves from Zach Place.

La Salle won 2-0 against Gloversville and Queensbury advanced past South Glens Falls via penalty kicks following a 2-2 tie. For Queensbury, Jake Afsar-Keshmiri and Ian Rathbun each scored a goal, while Gavin Parker and Caden French each had a score for South Glens Falls.

In Tuesday’s semifinals at Mohonasen, top-ranked La Salle will play Queensbury and Averill Park will play Albany Academy.

CBA advanced 2-0 past Shaker in the Section II Class AA boys’ soccer quarterfinals.

Hunter Bulich scored in the 68th minute and Paul Abbatiello scored off an assist from Chris Murphy in the 78th minute.

CBA will play Guilderland in next Thursday’s semifinals at Mechanicville, and top-ranked Shenendehowa will play Niskayuna.

Britain Goodemote scored each goal for Mayfield in its 3-1 win against Canajoharie in the Section II Class C boys’ soccer quarterfinals.

Kenny Dennis, Brice Williams and Christian Scunziano assisted Goodemote’s goals.

Cody Haig scored Canajoharie’s goal.

Aiden Martuscello made five saves for Mayfield and Canajoharie’s Andrew Meka made five saves.

In other Class C tournament games, Waterford-Halfmoon won 1-0 against Chatham, Middleburgh advanced 2-1 past Lake George in a double-overtime game and Maple Hill won 4-0 against Stillwater.

In Wednesday’s semifinals at La Salle, top-ranked Maple Hill will play Waterford-Halfmoon and Mayfield will play Middleburgh.

In a non-league girls’ volleyball matchup, Scotia-Glenville defeated Duanesburg 25-7, 25-16, 25-21. In the win, Grace Letterman contributed eight aces, seven assists and four kills, while Mia Wood had nine assists, seven aces, four digs and three kills. Bella Harrigan contributed six digs and four kills for Scotia-Glenville, and Jess West had five digs. For Duanesburg, Jahnna Palluti contributed three blocks.

Bethlehem won 9-25, 19-25, 28-26, 25-23, 15-9 against Saratoga Springs in Suburban Council boys’ volleyball. In the win, Jimmy Pillittere had 29 assists and Roman Perrotto had 18 digs.

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