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High schools: Queensbury girls stay perfect in Foothills

High schools: Queensbury girls stay perfect in Foothills

Brittany LaPlant scored all three Queensbury goals as the Spartans remained unbeaten in the Foothill

Brittany LaPlant scored all three Queensbury goals as the Spartans remained unbeaten in the Foothills Council girls’ soccer standings with a 3-0 win over Scotia-Glenville.

Sarah O’Brien made five saves for the shutout. Holly Sokol had an assist for the Spartans (8-0 Foothills). LaPlant scored one of her goals on a direct kick and one on a penalty kick.

The Tartans (5-3 Foothills Council, 6-3 overall) got three saves from Carina Moran.

Chanel Thomas scored four times and assisted on four goals as Gloversville beat Hudson Falls, 12-1. Amanda Bakyta added three goals and two assists for Gloversville (3-5 Foothills). Hudson Falls (0-8 Foothills) got a goal from Madison Akins.

Johnstown improved to 4-3-1 in the Foothills with a 6-3 win over Glens Falls (1-7 Foothills), getting three goals from Morganne Dick and 10 saves from Briana Espositi. Glens Falls got two goals and an assist from Megan Kanofsky.

Erica Chase scored her second goal of the game with 8:44 left to play to give Galway a 4-3 Western Athletic Conference win over Berne-Knox-Westerlo.

Galway (4-3 WAC, 6-4 overall) had led, 3-1, at the half, but BKW’s Delaney Martin scored twice after the break, tying it up with 9:06 left.

The Bulldogs (3-5-1 WAC) also got a goal from Kristen Norray, and Julianna Martin made 13 saves. The Golden Eagles got goals from Fel­icia Snyder and Haleigh Podrazik, while Lindsey Naughton made 18 saves.

Canajoharie improved to 6-1-0 in the WAC with an 11-0 win over 0-7-1 Fort Plain. Jenelle Dillenbeck scored three times in the first half and assisted once in the second. Morgan Koelbl had four goals and an assist, and Ariannah Logan had a goal and three assists. Lauren Balfe had three saves while splitting time in net with Andrea Dingman (one save), and Balfe also dished out a pair of assists.

Seana Cleveland scored three goals and assisted on another to lead 8-0-1 Schoharie to a 5-1 non-league win over Cairo-Durham.

Jordyn Haynes scored twice to help Hoosick Falls beat Hoosic Valley, 4-3, in the Wasaren League. Hannah Fricke made nine saves for Hoosick Falls (6-1 Wasaren). Samantha Carlo made 14 saves for Hoosic Valley (4-3 Wasaren), and both Sydney Fitzpatrick and Lauren Madigan had a goal and an assist.

Stillwater topped Granville, 7-0, getting three goals and an assist from Nicole Soultanian. Alexis Lockrow had a goal and two assists for Stillwater (3-2-2 Wasaren), and Gabby Hilder made 18 saves for Granville (0-8 Wasaren).

Tamarac (3-3-1 Wasaren) beat Cambridge, 4-1, with two goals apiece from Maria Clemente and Annie Paone, Clemente adding an assist. Sarah Cuddihy scored for Cambridge (2-4-1 Wasaren), and Courtney Davis made 12 saves.

Boys’ soccer

Middleburgh wins

Austin Roney and Brody Smith scored to lift Middleburgh to a 2-0 Western Atheltic Conference win over Mayfield.

The Knights (5-3 WAC) also got a pair of saves from Austin Smith.

Lucas VanNostrand made four stops for the Panthers (5-3-1 WAC).

Nick Cavotta had a goal and an assist to lead Saratoga Central Catholic (5-2-1 WAC) past Duanesburg, 3-1. Alessandro Parisi and Ryan Czarnecki also scored, and Joe Schmidt made nine saves in the win. The Eagles (0-5-2 WAC) got a goal from Chris Smalls and six saves from Brett Labelle.

Elijah Bowley scored three times to lift Canajoharie to a 5-0 win over Sharon Springs. The Cougars (2-6 WAC) got eight save from Zachary Young in the shutout. Sharon Springs (0-8 WAC) got 10 saves from Donovan Roberts.

In non-league action, Stillwater (6-1-1) topped Doane Stuart, 5-0, with three goals from Ian Cepiel. Justin Flanagan added a goal and an assist.

Christian Brothers Academy got two goals from Matt Crisafulli in a 6-0 non-league win over Water­vliet.

Field hockey


Niskayuna earned some revenge after an early-season loss to Sar­atoga Springs by beating the Blue Streaks, 1-0 in overtime, in a Suburban Council match.

Jackie O’Brien scored off a corner with 29 seconds left in overtime. Ali Frary picked up the assist for the 7-1 Silver Warriors.

Sam Geils stopped 13 shots for 5-3 Saratoga Springs.

Melissa Butler scored on an assist from Nadine LaFreniere, and Veronica Mazur also picked up a goal in Guilderland’s 2-0 shutout of Columbia.

Elizabeth Schumacher kicked out three shots for the 3-6 Lady Dutch. Emily Dick made six saves for 4-6 Columbia.

Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake (5-3) tallied a pair of first-half goals and beat 2-6 Bethlehem, 2-0.

Nicole Beardsley scored with 26:39 left in the first half, and Carly Grant added a goal, assisted by Aubrey Kamppila, with 20:01 to go.

Brittany Ryan and Shauna Ryan combined for three saves in the BH-BL goal.

Shenendehowa broke open a tight game with four second-half goals and beat Shaker, 5-0.

Erin Buckley found the net twice, and Claire Virkler, Rachel Picchi and Katie Kerner added a goal each for 9-1 Shenendehowa. Anna Bot­tino registered an assist. Goalkeeper Melissa Nealon made two saves to preserve the shutout.

Girls’ volleyball


Lauren Mahar produced eight kills, 12 digs and four aces to lead Schalmont past Ichabod Crane, 25-21, 25-14, 22-25, 25-15, in the Colonial Council

Emily Hilton anchored the defense with 18 digs for the 9-1, 10-2 Sabres. Amy Thompson, Julianna Mastroianni and Alyana Fredenburg each had four kills.

Voorheesville remained unbeaten (10-0) with a 25-10, 25-18, 25-13, sweep of Holy Names.

Libby Bjork’s 14 service points and 21 assists led the way for the Blackbirds. Tori Hargrave and Caroline Babin combined for 18 kills.

Miranda Nethaway registered 10 kills and 10 service points, including seven aces, to propel Fonda-Fultonville past Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk, 25-22, 20-25, 25-17, 22-17.

Shawna Trigg added 13 service points for the 8-2 Braves.

Maddie Gurga had a huge night with 17 kills and 14 assists to lead Broadalbin-Perth over Gloversville, 25-20, 22-25, 25-15, 25-16, in a Foothills Council match.

Zoe Simonson chipped in with nine kills and four blocks, Shelsea LeBlanc had 11 kills and Gabby Smith produced 19 assists for the Patriots (6-2, 7-2). Jenna Putnam had 13 assists and seven kills, and Ana Kroup had eight kills for Gloversville.

Unbeaten Johnstown (8-0) topped Scotia-Glenville, 25-4, 25-18, 25-9, behind eight kills from Annie Stock and seven kills and nine digs from Alyssa Nellis.

In the Western Athletic Conference, Fort Plain moved to 5-4 with a 25-16, 25-17, 23-25, 25-23 win over Schoharie (6-3).

Emily Potter and Cheyann Walters combined for 13 kills, and Shawne Cotton recorded 14 service points, including 10 aces, to go along with 12 assists and four digs for the Hilltoppers.

Mayfield (8-1, 8-2) swept Berne-Knox-Westerlo, 25-11, 25-15, 25-20. Kiera Davis and Ashley Maderios combined for 13 service points, and Miranda Egan had four kills and seven assists for the Panthers. B-K-W was led by 14 assists from Michaela Horlacher and nine kills from Shannon Stone.

Brittany Orminski and Adrianna Watrobski each put down seven kills, and Rachel Sherman and Emiliy Orminski combined for 26 service points in Galway’s 25-18, 25-14, 25-17 sweep of Canajoharie.

The Eagles improved to 8-0 in the WAC and 9-0 overall. Shyanna Logan and Shelby Mead each had five kills for the 8-2 Cougars.

Kyleigh Hayner and Shamrin Flanders each had four kills to help Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville defeat Middleburgh, 25-14, 25-16, 25-19.

Rachel Gamache recorded 15 kills and 17 service points, and Katy Dunn added nine kills and 13 digs in Duanesburg’s 25-17, 23-25, 25-19, 25-22 win over Saratoga Central Catholic.

Elle Valentine and Emilie Browell each produced 11 service points for the Saints.

Kasey Hannay (nine kills, 11 service points, 10- digs) and Brittany Provencher (eight kills, 11 digs) powered Loudonville Christian School (5-1, 7-1) past Emma Willard, 25-18, 25-12, 21-25, 25-23.

Katie Yan had eight kills and 13 digs for the Jesters.

Carly Howe and Emily Schumaker each had 10 service points to help Waterford-Halfmoon stop Germantown, 25-21, 25-13, 25-23.

Boys’ volleyball


Dan Symer had nine kills, and Drew Haughey and Ben Keppler added six kills apiece to power Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake (9-1) over Colonie, 25-14, 25-7, 25-18.

Reid Hartl’s seven serving aces and 17 assists lifted Shenendehowa over Saratoga Springs, 25-21, 25-16, 25-18.

Kollin Krebs added six kills and six digs for the 7-2 Plainsmen. Luc Cianfarani’s 11 assists and Liam Stewart’s 11 kills and three blocks paced the 4-6 Blue Streaks.

Guilderland beat Shaker, 25-22, 26-24, 10-25, 13-25, 25-22, despite 28 kills from Shaker’s Jarrod Parower and 11 kills and 27 assists from Colin McLean.

Mohonasen pulled out a 25-16,

25-20, 19-25, 16-25, 25-20 victory over Columbia.

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