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High schools: Hilltoppers blank Galway

High schools: Hilltoppers blank Galway

Northern Division leaders Galway and Mekeel Christian Academy both sustained their first Western Ath
High schools: Hilltoppers blank Galway
Fort Plain’s Derrell Diffin, left, and Galway’s Austin Scheeren fight for the ball Wednesday, October 3, 2012.
Photographer: Peter R. Barber

Northern Division leaders Galway and Mekeel Christian Academy both sustained their first Western Athletic Conference losses Wednesday, with Fort Plain defeating the Eagles, 2-0, and Canajoharie stunning the Lions on a late goal, 3-2.

Galway and Mekeel both dipped to 7-1-0 in league competition.

Will Logan and Trenton Douglas scored the goals for Central Div-ision leader Fort Plain (6-1-1).

Michael Mazzarella’s goal to the low left corner with just over two minutes left gave Canajoharie its third straight win.

Taylor Fleig scored the game’s first goal for Canajoharie, and Zachary Bowerman’s penalty kick tied the contest at two. In between, Kenny Anderounmu connected on a pair of headers for Mekeel, which lost for the first time in 12 games.

Dylan Toscano had three goals and an assist, Jordan Ryder scored two goals, Colden Glover had a goal a two assists, and Brandon Smith closed with three assists as Mayfield downed Sharon Springs, 9-1.

Toscano scored two goals in the first 10 minutes, both set up by Smith.

Brad VanNostrand and Tyler Henderson both scored two goals, and Henderson had a pair of assists, as Northville (5-3-1, 6-3-1) beat St. Johnsville, 6-0.

Keather Brooker and Lincoln Cramer also scored for Northville.

Collin Oswald assisted Josh Moy and scored himself, and Nate Pas-sino also had a goal, to lift Greenwich past Cambridge, 3-1, in the Wasaren League.

Buster Baker-Porazinski scored for the Indians.

Tanner Sax scored two goals, and Heath Armstrong notched another while also adding an assist as Glens Falls defeated Schenectady, 3-0, in a non-league game Tuesday. Gabe Alagna made six saves for the shutout.

Field hockey

Warriors extend streak

Kelsey McDermott and Ali Wells knocked in first-half goals, and Niskayuna boosted its Suburban Council record to 9-0 with a 2-1 victory over Columbia.

Emily King made two saves for the 10-0 overall Silver Warriors. Brittany Aupperle scored for Columbia (1-8, 3-8), and Nikki Kirby made 12 saves.

Sarah Ryan scored with 62 seconds left in regulation, and Marissa Larkin connected with 1:55 to go in the first overtime as Saratoga Springs (7-2, 8-2) rallied for a 2-1 win over Bethlehem.

Emily Petruccione and Meg Rogers assisted on the goals, both coming on corners, and Sam Geils made two saves. Molly Higgins scored a first-half goal for the Eagles, and Laura Downey made eight saves.

Elise Zwicklbauer and Nicole Beardsley scored goals, Amy LeBel and Danielle Neumann had assists, and Brittany Ryan made three saves as Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake topped Shaker, 2-0.

Anna Bottino scored on a feed from Morgan VanEpps, Melissa

Nealon made two saves, and Shenendehowa clipped Guilderland, 1-0. Elizabeth Schumacher made 22 saves for the Lady Dutch.

Boys’ volleyball

plainsmen win

Scott Gable and Josh Olsen had 11 and nine kills, respectively, and Shenendehowa defeated Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake, 25-16, 16-25, 25-17, 25-20, leaving the teams tied for second in the Suburban Council.

Tyler Ostrowski collected 33 assists, and Jerome Pabulayan had 14 digs for the Plainsmen (9-2, 10-3). Geoff Putman and Jon Weaver both had seven kills for BH-BL (9-2,

11-3), Devin Sandman had 22 assists, and Aidan Cawley finished with 13 digs.

Jake Dube totaled 23 assists, and Guilderland climbed to 8-3 in the league with a 25-23, 25-16, 25-16 win over Columbia.

Nick Schwartz had nine kills and Trevor Laicha had eight kills for the Dutchmen. James Merrill paced the Blue Devils with seven kills, two blocks and three aces, and Sean Coyne added three kills and nine assists.

Javar Burch had nine kills and Matt LaJoy had five kills to lead Colonie past Saratoga Springs,

25-22, 25-17, 25-16.

Liam Stewart had 11 kills and five blocks for the Blue Streaks, Andrew Coleman had five kills, and Luc Cianfarani contributed 12 assists.

Bethlehem improved to 11-0 in the league with a 25-22, 25-6, 25-11 sweep of Niskayuna.

Girls’ volleyball

galway prevails

Rachel Jones was a net force with eight kills and four blocks, Adrianna Watrobski served seven aces among her 21 points, and Galway went to 7-1 in the Western Athletic Conference with a 25-5, 25-16, 25-4 sweep of Fort Plain.

Hayley Martin served seven aces and had six kills, and Emily Orminski also had six kills, for the 10-1 overall Eagles.

Allie Blyth delivered 15 kills, Briana Borst had 14 kills and 20 service points, and Schoharie went to 8-2 in the WAC with a 27-29, 26-24, 25-18, 25-18 triumph over Duanesburg.

Sierra Diamond and Jessica Cornwall both served for 13 Schoharie points. Rebecca Gallup sparked the Eagles with seven kills, eight points, 16 digs and four blocks, and Katy Dunn pounded down eight kills.

Mayfield got eight kills and 13 points from Nicole Little, and six kills and eight assists out of Karissa Morey, in a 25-19, 25-18, 26-16 win over Canajoharie.

Shyanna Logan and Evangeline Wilcox both had five kills for the Cougars, and Emma Stortecky had 15 assists.

Gabrielle Audino served 10 aces among her 15 points and had five kills to lift Berne-Knox-Westerlo over Mekeel Christian Academy, 25-16, 25-15, 25-18.

Kaitlind Horlacher had a team-best 12 digs for the Bulldogs (5-3, 7-5), Erin McIntyre had 14 points, eight aces and six kills, and Dan-ielle Hubbard had seven kills and three blocks. Janie Frank and Anne Nelson both had four kills for the Lions.

Alex Lefebvre had 12 kills, nine points and three aces, Michaela Miller had six kills, 10 points, five aces and 11 digs, and Waterford-Halfmoon (6-1, 9-1) beat Germantown, 25-19, 25-16, 25-11, in the Central Hudson Valley League.

Abby Fisher was a defensive standout with 17 digs to go with four kills, and Kate Wait served five aces in Averill Park’s 25-7, 25-15, 25-13 non-league win over Troy.

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