High schools: Scotia-Glenville boys’ cross country wins title


MOREAU Saranac runners finished first and second, but Scotia-Glenville’s top five scored 64 points to Saranac Lake’s 88 to win the boys’ team title at the South Glens Falls Killian Invitational at Moreau Recreational Park.

Tyler Knagg (sixth overall, 16:13.84), Finn Winters-Bona (seventh, 16:21.41), Liam Cowdrey (ninth, 16:34.64), Ryan Freihofer (11th, 16:47.12) and Anthony Muscatiello (18:12.69) scored for the Tartans.

Sam Ash was first in 15:46.40 for Saranac, and teammate Jake Kollmer (15:50.96) was second.

In a race won by Mayfield’s Cameron Abdella in 17:16.00, Connor Couperus (17:32.10) and Rylee VanAlstine (17:54.00) finished second and third, respectively, to lead Broadalbin-Perth to the boys’ team title at the Broadalbin-Perth Cross Country Invitational.

Rounding out the top five were Ben Youngs from Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons (18:22.80) and B-P’s Jake Morin (18:47.90).

The Patriots scored 21 points, followed by Johnstown (48) and Bishop Gibbons (58).


The Colonie girls, ranked No. 14 in New York state Class A, won the 15th annual Ocean State Invitational in Providence, Rhode Island.

Olivia Armenia led the Garnet Raiders in eighth place, Abi Milo was 20th, Mia McClain was 23rd, Addy Keller was 28th and Maddie Charton finished 34th.

Megan Vianese (19:27.17) and Adeline Ballou (19:35.37) finished third and fourth, respectively, as Schuylerville edged Scotia-Glenville by six points for the girls’ team title at the South Glens Falls Killian Invitational at Moreau Recreational Park.

Hoosic Valley’s Sophia Squires (19:12.83) and Andrea Sassatelli (19:24.83) took the top two spots, respectively.

Sophia Allen was Scotia’s top runner, in ninth overall (20:33.64).

Emma Frasier finished first in 20:52.20 to lead Broadalbin-Perth to the team title at the Broadalbin-Perth Cross Country Invitational.


Carson Rath threw five touchdown passes as Glens Falls rolled in a 38-0 Class B win over Hudson Falls in the Jug Game. Kellen Driscoll hauled in two of Rath’s touchdowns on plays of 31 and 45 yards.

Martin Flanders Jr. ran for two touchdowns in the first quarter, and Ollie Bolduc returned an interception for a touchdown as Schuylerville took a 27-0 lead on the way to a 55-6 Class C victory over Watervliet.

Cambridge/Salem scored 24 first-quarter points and Brice Burr rushed for 121 yards and a pair of touchdowns in a 46-0 Class D victory over Helderberg Valley.


Hayden Kiehl had two goals and an assist to lead Averill Park to a 4-0 Suburban Council boys’ soccer victory over Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake. Kyle Almida and Aiden Fedorowicz also scored for Averill Park.

Nate Wood scored off of an assist from Troy Cammer with 10 minutes left in the game as Middleburgh beat Hoosic Valley 2-1 in a Western Athletic Conference/Wasaren League Crossover Challenge game. Wood assisted on Austin Johns’ first-half goal. Logan Reilly scored for Hoosic Valley. Middleburgh goalie Ben Croote made nine saves, while Hoosic Valley goalie Logan Santiago stopped 11 shots.

In other games from the Challenge, Casey Clarke’s goal gave Galway a 1-0 win over Cambridge/Salem.

Stillwater beat Mayfield 2-0 behind goals from Landen Staie and Ben Rubenstein.

Andrew Snell scored four of his five goals in the first half as OESJ notched a 6-1 win over Greenwich. Jordon Simzer added a goal and an assist for OESJ, while goalie Colin Eakin made six saves. Christian VanDoren scored for Greenwich.

Maple Hill scored twice in each half in a 4-1 win over Northville in a battle of teams that entered Saturday undefeated. Gavin Haller scored twice and Dillon Halvax had three assists for Maple Hill. Liam Halloran scored Northville’s goal.

Dylan Raucci made six saves as Mechanicville blanked South Glens Falls 4-0 in a non-league game. Tommy Wendel, Logan Starks, Scotty Lynch and Jacob Eiseman scored for Mechanicville.


Elenaor Keough and Olivia Pardo scored to give Shaker a 2-0 Suburban Council girls’ soccer win over Niskayuna. Goalie Genevieve Austin made nine saves for the Blue Bison.

Isabella Estill scored 3:34 into overtime to lift Stillwater to a 1-0 victory over Fonda-Fultonville in a Western Athletic Conference/Wasaren League Crossover Challenge game. Fonda-Fultonville goalie Emma Crahan made 21 saves.

In other games from the Challenge, Harlee Manus had two goals and an assist in Duanesburg’s 3-0 win over Emma Willard. Brooke Greco added a goal and an assist.

Galway and Cambridge played to a 2-2 tie. Alaina Aschmutat and Stephanie Martin scored for Galway. Cambridge got goals from Mia Ally and Addison Gates.

Tamarac took a 3-0 halftime lead and went on to beat Northville 3-0. Leah Valovic scored both goals for Northville.

Queensbury beat Gloversville 6-0 in the Foothills Council. Bayley Duffy led the Spartans with two goals and an assist. Ava Roca and Ava Stewart added a goal and an assist each. Allison Dittrich and Meredith Montgomery also scored for Queensbury. Goalie Jalyn Smith had 14 saves for Gloversville. 

Jillian Sassanella scored three goals as Broadalbin-Perth got past Greenville 3-2 in a non-league game.

Mianna Barboza and Olivia Rogers each had an assist for the Patriots.

Liv Horan made 10 saves for Mechanicville, but it wasn’t enough as Ausable Valley beat Mechanicville 1-0.

Waterford-Halfmoon defeated Mayfield 9-1. Abigail Chest scored for the Panthers, assisted by Jaiden Chest.


Aubrey Ide had two goals and two assists to lead Saratoga Springs to a 4-2 Suburban Council field hockey victory over Shaker. Ide’s assists came on a pair of goals by Maddie Miller. Karleigh Mirabile and Meghan Molloy scored for Shaker.

In a non-league game, Johnstown scored four goals in the second quarter and went on to beat Vernon-Verona-Sherrill 5-0.

Emily Pertell scored two goals for the Lady Bills, and Cole Krempa, Ava Barker and Jena Barker also scored. Johnstown did not give up a shot on goal. 


The Galway girls’ volleyball team defeated Schuylerville, 25-10, 25-11, in the championship match of the annual Folds of Honor tournament hosted by Galway.

The Eagles went 5-1 in pool pla, then beat Scotia-Glenville, 25-16, 25-7 in the semifinals. Schuylerville advanced to the final with a 25-18, 25-18 victory over Waterford-Halfmoon.

Amber Kolpakas led Galway in the championship match with 17 kills, Sophia Fasolino had 16 assists and two kills and Jayden DeVellis had 21 digs, 12 service points and one kill.

In Galway’s eight matches, Kolpakas totaled 47 kills, Fasolino had 62 assists, DeVellis had 79 digs, Grace O’Brien had 22 kills and 32 assists and Kailey Jankowski chipped in with 20 kills and 13 digs.

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