High schools: Saratoga Springs boys’ soccer edges Shaker 1-0


HIGH SCHOOLS – Theo Paladini scored late in the second half, and Saratoga Springs edged Shaker 1-0 Thursday in a Suburban Council boys’ soccer game that pitted Blue Division leaders.

The Blue Streaks and the Blue Bison were both 7-0-1 entering the contest and ranked No. 7 and 11, respectively, among Class AA teams by the New York State Sportswriters Association. Shaker had allowed only one goal this season before Paladini’s tally which was assisted by Ryan Farr.

Leo Edelmann scored on a second-half penalty kick, and Ronnie Kibet added an insurance goal afterward assisted by Sam Tanner in Guilderland’s 2-0 win over Averill Park.

Owen Everett scored late in the first half and early in the second for CBA before Raj Raghav connected for Niskayuna in the Brothers’ 2-1 win.  

Javier Jimenez and Brandon Rotman scored the goals, Jake Trendell picked up an assist, and Kole Wayman made three saves for Cobleskill-Richmondville in a 2-0 Colonial Council win over Schalmont.

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Mechanicville got past Hoosic Valley 3-0 in goals by Logan Starks, Tommy Wendel and Jacob Eiseman in a Wasaren League matchup. Logan Santiago amassed 23 saves for Hoosic Valley.

Josh Catanzarita scored two goals and had an assist for Waterford-Halfmoon in a 4-0 win against Cambridge/Salem. Werkie Hayes made four saves for the Fordians, and Matt Soden and Tristan Carutasu had additional goals. 

Andrew Snell had a hat trick in the first half and tacked on two more goals in the second period to lift OESJ past Saratoga Catholic 5-2. Snell had three unassisted goals while Colton Christensen and Logan Snell gained assists for OESJ. Jacob Hajos and Hunter Fales scored for the Saints.


Adeline Joyce scored a first-half goal, and Olivia Kay stopped 13 shots Albany directed her way in Schenectady’s 1-0 Suburban Council girls’ soccer win.

Alli Rice scored in the second half, and Victoria Rollins made two saves, in Guilderland’s 1-0 shutout of Averill Park.

Julia Bancheri delivered both goals for Colonie in a 2-1 win over Bethlehem. Bella Franchi assisted on both goals, and Hailey Blake made six saves in the victory.

Michaela Tahoe scored a goal in each half to go with an assist, and Olivia Pardo scored once and assisted once in Shaker’s 4-0 win over Saratoga Springs. Eleanor Keough also scored for Shaker.

Columbia beat Ballston Spa 5-0 on two goals by Isabella Siebert and single tallies by Emma Porter, Kennedy Ring and Kamilla Conboy. 

Quincy Hytko and Carissa Shanahan had the goals, and Lily Brennan made nine saves, as Cohoes topped Voorheesville 2-1 in an overtime Colonial Council game. Sofia Bouplin scored for Voorheesville.

Kaitlyn Pelts, Olivia Andriola and Ella Mullin scored two goals apiece, and Sarah Leclerc assisted five times to go with a goal for Mohonasen in a 9-0 victory over Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk. Catelyn Hodge and Hannah Bachorik had the other goals for Mohonasen, Mullin had a pair of assists, and Bachorik earned an assist. Trinity Gulbrandsen made five saves for the shutout. 

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Aubrey Fisher scored a goal and set one up, and Broadalbin-Perth defeated Scotia-Glenville 2-0 in a Foothills Council soccer matchup. Jillian Sassanella had the other goal for Broadalbin-Perth, Chase

Tyler earned an assist, and Mairead Marsden made three saves in a shutout effort. Kortney Clark made 10 stops for the Tartans. 

Keira Rogan popped in two goals and assisted on another by Alayna Wian to spearhead Schuylerville’s 3-0 win over Glens Falls in Foothills Council soccer action. Schuylerville did all of its scoring in the first half, and Taylor Barraclough made three saves for the Black Horses.

Ava Stewart scored two goals, and Allison Dittrich had a goal and two assists for Queensbury in a 6-0 triumph over Hudson Falls. Bayley Duffy had a goal and an assist for the Spartans, and Mia Keshmiri and Emily Tenner also scored in a game that saw Queensbury build a 3-0 halftime advantage.


Emily Norgrove was a two-way standout with 13 kills and 12 defensive digs, Katie Dickerson was another with 29 assists and 20 service points, and Caitlin Price also collected 13 kills as part of Guilderland’s 27-29, 25-22, 25-18, 25-20 Suburban Council girls’ volleyball win over Averill Park. Emily Presy piled up 19 kills and 10 digs got Averill Park, and Grace LaLiberte and Makenna Carter both had six kills and three blocks.

Caroline Davis had seven kills, five aces and four blocks, and Bella Perrotto and Anna Walston both had six kills, in Bethlehem’s 25-12, 25-14, 25-8 win over Colonie. 

Columbia took the last two sets and beat Ballston Spa 7-25, 25-16, 20-25, 25-18, 15-12 behind Natalie Litrell’s 13 kills and 15 digs, and Justine Senecal’s seven kills. The Blue Devils went to 7-1 in the league.

 Angie O’Leary and Ally Flint both served four aces, and Maddie Kelley and Emma Scheitinger both had four kills, in Ichabod Crane’s 25-14, 25-11, 25-17 Colonial Council win over Albany Academy. Delaney More and O’Leary had eight and seven assists, respectively, as the Riders improved to 11-1 in the league. Ava Burton had nine digs and Hunter Foster had seven digs and a pair of aces for Academy. 

Alexa Knapik came away with 10 aces and 22 assists, Elena Lybrand finished with seven kills, and Haley Rider contributed five kills and five blocks for Schalmont in a 25-20, 25-13, 25-18 Colonial Council win over Cobleskill-Richmondville.

Victoria Liguouri served nine aces and was part of Voorheesville’s strong defensive effort with eight digs in a 25-12, 25-10, 25-8 win over Cohoes. Julianne Stone had seven assists for the Blackbirds. 


In the Foothills Council, Zoie Tesi accumulated 13 kills, 10 digs and six aces, and Allie Salvione had 18 assists, in Gloversville’s 25-19, 25-23, 25-9 win over Schuylerville. Jackie Rattray added five kills for Gloversville, and Angelina Christman had seven digs. Miranda Mash paced Schuylerville with eight assists, four kills and six digs, and Sophia Wahl had four kills and four digs.

South Glens Falls went to 8-1 in the Foothills with a 22-25, 25-15, 25-15, 25-14 comeback win over Johnstown. Haley Corse had seven aces, 10 service points and 10 assists for the Bulldogs, Sydney Hart had seven kills, and Malia Dake had 15 digs and five aces. Hannah Maxson had six kills and six digs for Johnstown, Deanna Beaupre had five kills, and Camille Gray had 10 digs and seven service points. 

Hudson Falls went to 7-1 in the Foothills with a 13-25, 26-24, 25-21, 23-25, 15-13 win over Broadalbin-Perth. Sami Peters had 32 assists for the Tigers, Shaylin Perry had nine kills and five blocks, and Audrey Davis had nine kills. Laurel Mitchell totaled 34 assists and four kills for the Patriots, Camille Calderone had 14 kills and four aces, and Sami Westfall closed out with 13 kills and nine blocks. 

Hannah Borski had 12 kills, 16 digs, 10 service points and four aces for Duanesburg as it outlasted Middleburgh 25-16, 12-25, 25-21, 19-25, 15-8 in the Western Athletic Conference. Kayla Palluti had 10 service points, five aces and eight digs for the Eagles. 


Ava Barker scored two goals in the first quarter and completed a hat trick in the third frame in leading Johnstown past Glens Falls 7-0 in a Foothills Council field hockey game. Cole Krempa and Emily Pertell both had two goals for the Lady Bills, while Ayaka Sasaki had two assists and Krempa had one.

Autumn Kramer and Maddie Darling both collected three goals, and Scotia-Glenville defeated Gloversville 10-0. Annabelle Wheeler, Maddy Horan, Sam Baccari and Morgan Westbrook also connected for the Tartans, and Maya Westbrook totaled three saves. Three of the Tartans’ goals came on penalty strokes. Felix Clo made 14 saves for Gloversville.

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