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High schools: Saratoga takes Mohon crown

High schools: Saratoga takes Mohon crown

Saratoga Springs got four champions from six finalists, and had a total of 12 wrestlers with top-fiv

Saratoga Springs got four champions from six finalists, and had a total of 12 wrestlers with top-five finishes Saturday to take the team title at the Mohonasen Invitational.

The Blue Streaks had Richard Schrade (106 pounds), Dominic Inzana (120), Gustavo Loarca (195) and Matt Holton (220) win their weight classes to help pile up 214 team points, 45 better than the host Mighty Warriors.

Max Kabanuk and 99-pounder Tristan Biviano also got to the finals, Kabanuk dropping an overtime decision at 152 to Schenectady’s Antonio Zamora.

Mohonasen had a champion in 285-pounder Anthony Hall, who beat Schenectady’s Keanu Cordova, and another finalist in Jeremy Merritt at 145.

Mohonasen had six wrestlers place third, as Connor Reohr (99), Shiva Bhoge (106), Mahesh Bhoge (120), Tanner Manning (132), Joe Galusha (182) and Justin Hess (195) went through the wrestlebacks without a loss.

Third-place Canajoharie/Fort Plain had champions in Troy DeBlock (132) and Gordon Trahan (145); Galway had a pair of champions in 99-pounder Dillan Palaszewski and Steven Cuthbert (145), both of whom won MOW awards,

Collin Derboghossian (182) joined Zamora as a champ for Schenectady, and Mechanicville’s Chris Kawola was best at 170.

Team scores: Saratoga Springs 214, Mohonasen 169, Canajoharie/Fort Plain 167, Schenectady 147, Galway 142, Lansingburgh 123, Johnstown 107.5, Mechanicville 105.5, Coxsackie-Athens 66, Schoharie 54.

Championship finals

99 — Dillan Palaszewski (Gal) pinned Tristan Biviano (Sar), 1:19; 106 — Richard Schrade (Sar) technical fall over Tim Hazzard (CFP), 15-0; 113 — Luke Pondillo (Lan) dec. Jon Payack (CFP), 12-9; 120 — Dominic Inzana (Sar) dec. Jordan Sartin (Gal), 9-6; 126 — John Mendez (Lan) pinned Ed Rolle (CFP), 1:02; 132 — Troy DeBlock (CFP) pinned Dean Poulin (Gal), 1:30; 138 — Gordan Trahan (CFP) dec. Nick Webb-Horvath (Gal), 5-1; 145 — Steve Culbert (Gla) pinend Jeremy Merritt (Moh), 3:37.

152 — Antonio Zamora (Schen) dec. Max Kabanuk (Sar), 7-5 (ot); 160 — Chris Goss (CA) pinned Michael Norwood (Schen), 3:30; 170 — Chris Kawola (Mec) pinned Ditaye Douglas (Schen), 5:19; 182 — Colin Derboghossian (Schen) dec. Austin Brand (John), 5-3 (ot); 195 — Gustavo Loarca (Sar) oinend Dan Hayner (Mec), 4:14; 220 — Matt Holton (Sar) pinned Gene Ryan (CFP), 5:50; 285 — Anthony Hall (Moh) pinned Keanu Cordova (Schen), 5:50.

Consolation finals

99 — Connor Reohr (Moh) dec. Daniel Motta (Mec), 5-3; 106 — Shiva Bhoge (Moh) dec, Brian Houle (Lan), 4-2; 113 — Ryan DiGuiseppe (Sar) dec. Justice Middaugh (CA), 5-0; 120 — Mahesh Bhoge (Moh) dec. Nick Cioffi (Lan), 6-0; 126 — Jesse Lints Jr. (Scho) dec. Dom Pelletier (Moh), 2-1; 132 — Tanner Manning (Moh) forfeit over Zach Sharkey (Sar), 5-bout rule; 138 — Musa Barros (Schen) dec. Anthony Mowrey (John), 8-5; 145 — A.J. Melendez (Schen) dec. Matt Mattrazzo (Sar), 5-2.

152 —Josh LaLonde (John) pinned Noah Wicks (Gal), :41; 160 — Keivon Wood (Lan) pinned Zack Thorington (Scho), :58; 170 — Jordan Griswold (CFP) pinned Zach Peterse (CA), 4:26; 182 — Joe Galusa (Moh) default over Noah Parras (Mec); 195 — Justin Hess (Moh) pinned Austen Manchester (John), 4:19; 220 — Brandon Farrell (Mec) pined Seth Carter (Gal), :59; 285 — Garrett Hadcock (John) pinned Spencer Wickert (Sar), :49.

Lightweight MOW — Dillan Palaszewski (Galway).

Heavyweight MOW — Steven Culbert (Galway).

Ballston Spa Duals

Colonie won all six of its matches — the closest by 40 points — to take the team title.

The Garnet Raiders beat the host Scotties, AuSable Valley, Niskayuna and Corinth before downing Northern Adirondack, 60-20.

Ballston Spa placed third at 3-2, followed by Corinth.

Niskayuna was fifth, with Thomas Minahan, Anthony Laniewski and Khaled Abdoun all going undefeated. Eoghan Sweeney had a big win in the Silver Warriors dual with Corinth, defeating Section II Division I champ Garon LeClair.

The eighth-grader was coming off a win over multiple-time sectional place finisher Dominic Inzana in Thursday’s Suburban Council dual with Saratoga Springs.

Scores

Colonie 60, Northern Adirondack 20; Colonie 67, Ballston Spa 9; Colonie 84, AuSable Valley 3; Colonie 63, Niskayuna 15; Colonie 65, Corinth 12.

Northern Adirondack 61, Corinth 19; Northern Adirondack 49, Ballston Spa 21; Northern Adirondack 59, Albany 15; Northern Adirondack 63, Glens Falls 15; Ballston Spa 51, Corinth 27; Ballston Spa 54, Glens Falls 18; Ballston Spa 59, Albany 16.

Corinth 69, AuSable Valley 18; Corinth 51, Niskayuna 30; Niskayuna 48, Glens Falls 15; Niskayuna 41, Albany 27; Niskayuna 45, AuSable Valley 30; Glens Falls 51, Albany 30; Glens Falls 45, AuSable Valley 28.

Columbia Duals

The host Blue Devils went 7-0 over the two-day competition, edging 6-1 Wallkill and 5-2 Shaker for the team title.

The three brackets of four teams all wrestled twice Friday and five time Saturday. Placements were determined by point differential, with Columbia a plus-182.

In one of the top individual matches, Salem’s Carter Merecki edged Kyle Greene of Columbia, 2-1, at 132 in a matchup of 2013 sectional top-four finishers.

Final team standings — Columbia, Walllkill, Shaker, Salem, Tamarac, Watervliet, Albany Academy, South Glens Falls, Copenhagen, Whitehall/Fort Ann, Scotia-Glenville, Taconic Hills.

Round 1

South Glens Falls 55, Scotia-Glenville 6

Watervliet 45, Tamarac 39

Shaker 68, Copenhagen 3

Wallkill 69, Whitehall/Fort Ann 7

Columbia 52, Albany Academy 27

Salem 71, Taconic Hills 6

Round 2

Tamarac 42, South Glens Falls 33

Watervliet 72, Scotia-Glenville 7

Shaker 61, Copenhagen 10

Wallkill 71, Whitehall/Fort Ann 18

Albany Academy 66, Taconic Hills 0

Columbia 72, Salem 12

Round 3

Tamarac 72, Scotia-Glenville 15

Watervliet 48, South Glens Falls 29

Wallkill 49, Shaker 23

Whitehall/Fort Ann 45, Copenhagen 22

Columbia 90. Taconic Hills 0

Salem 33, Albany Academy 27

Round 4

Tamarac 39, Salem 35

Shaker 46, Watervliet 33

Columbia 36, Wallkill 24

Scotia-Glenville 30, Taconic Hills 12

South Glens Falls 39, Copenhagen 18

Albany Academy 42, Whitehall/Fort Ann 40

Round 5

Wallkill 61, Tamarac 9

Columbia 62, Shaker 13

Salem 51, Watervliet 33

Whitehall/Fort Ann 63, Scotia-Glenville 11

South Glens Falls 52, Taconic Hills 0

Albany Academy 48, Copenhagen 23

Round 6

Wallkill 51, Watervliet 27

Shaker 43, Salem 34

Columbia 71, Tamarac 6

Whitehall/Fort Ann 46. South Glens Falls 21

Copenhagen 36, Taconic Hills 18

Albany Academy 58, Scotia-Glenville 6

Round 7

Wallkill 43, Salem 28

Shaker 63, Tamarac 24

Columbia 65, Watervliet 10

Whitehall/Fort Ann 78, Taconic Hills 0

Copenhagen 36, Scotia-Glenville 23

Albany Academy 54, South Glens Falls 27

CLYDE COLE TOURNAMENT

Dietrich Hartman (106), Jesse Porter (160) and Levi Ashley (195) won titles as Shenendehowa won the team title, with Queensbury second.

The Plainsmen, who host Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake in a big Suburban Council match on Tuesday, also had Jordan Maynard (132), Jonah Fluger (138), Kevin Parker (145) and Anthony DiNallo (152) get to the finals. Parker beat Queensbury’s Kody Bruno in the semis before losing to former state champ and four-time state-placer Tristan Rifanburg of Norwich in the finals.

DiNallo also beat a Queensbury opponent, Dillon Deckert, in his semi, while Porter beat Oxford’s Nik Hansen in the finals.

Kevin Guardino (120), Kevin Leonard (220) and Jordan Gougler (285) all placed third for Shen.

ANDERSEN TOURNAMENT

Amsterdam’s Brandon Lapi (152) and Guilderland’s Josh LoGuidice (106) won titles, and Michael Lainhart added a second for the Dutchmen at 120 at Cicero-North Syracuse.

Lapi, a four-time Section II champ who was second at the state tournament last season, went 4-0, capped by a 7-0 win over Baldwinsville’s Chad McArdell, who was third in Section III last winter.

LoGuiduce, a returning Section II champ, came from the third seed with a pair of pins and 13-0 semifinal win before beating Jared Carroll of South Jefferson, 10-1, in his final.

Lainhart, a Section II runner-up in 2012-13, was also a No. 3 seed, He had two pins and an 11-0 win before getting pinned with one second left in his final with reigning Section III champ Mitchell Woodworth of team champ Fulton.

Brian Knodler (145) added a fourth-place finish, Elijah Clemente (160) and Colton White (182) were both sixth, and Patrick McLaughlin was eighth at 126 as Guilderland placed seventh.

Amsterdam was 15th in the 19-team field, with Chris Velazquez getting fourth at 113 and Marcus Torres seventh at 195.

Both the Dutch and Rams only entered eight wrestlers each.

B-K-W TOURNAMENT

Little Falls took the team title, followed by Catskill, Ichabod Crane, Amsterdam and the host Bulldogs.

Evelio Homes (99), Brailin Santana (160) and Joe Kelly (285) won titles for Amsterdam. Sam Gerardi (182) was the host Bulldogs’ lone champ, Dennis Riley of CBA won at 145, and Ridge Sulkey, the 138 winner, was MOW.

Hockey

streaks get even

Jake Fauler and Devin Coffey scored 27 seconds apart in the first period, and Saratoga Springs went on to beat St. Joseph’s Collegiate, 5-1, and gain a split at its Don Kauth Memorial Tournament at Weibel Ave. Rink.

Grayson Reider had a goal and an assist for the Blue Streaks (2-1), J.T. Rafferty and Jack Rittenhouse also notched goals, and Elliott Hungerford picked up two assists.

Shenendehowa also went 1-1 in the tournament after beating Mamaroneck, 5-0, behind Peter Russo’s two goals and Ben Farstad’s seven saves.

Nick Quigley had a goal and an assist for the Plainsmen (2-1), and Peter Sacks and Kyle Marr both scored a goal.

Giovanni Malatesta scored the first two goals of the game and later added an assist to help Shaker/Colonie beat Monroe-Woodbury, 7-3, in a non-league game.

Kevin Egan topped the Jets with two goals and three assists, and Jordan Vetrone had a goal and three assists.

Malatesta scored 48 seconds into the second period, and Egan scored 56 seconds into the third.

DON KAUTH TOURNAMENT

SHENENDEHOWA 5, MAMARONECK 0

Shenendehowa 1 3 1 — 5

Mamaroneck 0 0 0 — 0

First period — 1, Shen, Quigley (Cretti), 13:29.

Second period — 2, Shen, Russo (un), 1:54; 3, Shen, Sacks (McKone), 3:10; 4, Shen, Russo (un), 5:21.

Third period — 5, Shen, Marr (Quigley), 4:40.

Goalkeepers — Shenendehowa, Farstad, 7 saves. Mamaroneck, Monaghan, 17 saves.

SARATOGA SPRINGS 5, ST. JOSEPH’S 1

St. Joseph’s 0 0 1 — 1

Saratoga 2 2 1 — 5

First period — 1, Sara, Fauler, 9:10; 2, Sara, Coffey, 9:37.

Second period — 3, Sara, Reider, 11:23; 4, Sara, Rafferty, 14:16.

Third period — 5, SJ, Ruggiero, :25; 6, Sara, Rittenhouse, 8:31.

Goalkeepers — St. Joseph’s, Higgins, 18 saves. Saratoga, Hobbs, 15 saves.

NON-LEAGUE

SHAKER/COLONIE 7,

MONROE-WOODBURY 3

SC 1 4 2 — 7

MW 0 1 2 — 3

First period — 1, SC, Malatesta (Egan, Vetrone), 1:23.

Second period — 2, SC, Malatesta (Egan, Vetrone), :48; 3, SC, Rehfuss (Brock, Mineau), 2:04; 4, SC, Egan (Malatesta), 6:27; 5, MW, Amatetti (Coughlin), 7:32; 6, SC, Matson (un), 14:10.

Third period — 7, SC, Egan (Malatesta, Vetrone), :56; 8, MW, Cromwell (Murphy), 3:07; 9, MW, Tromblay (Goodman), 10:44; 10, SC, Vetrone (Egan), 11:02.

Goalkeepers — Shaker/Colonie, Dignum, 21 saves. Monroe-Woodbury, unavailable, 23 saves.

Cross country

kinetic 15th

Kinetic Running Club placed 15th out of 22 girls’ teams at the 10th annual Nike Cross Nationals at Portland Meadows Race Track.

Estela Smith led Kinetic (Saratoga Springs High School athletes) by finishing 100th out of the 198 competitors in 19:04.9. She was followed by teammates Samantha Vetter (112, 19:10.9), Spencer Hayes (121, 19:17.7), Sarah Morin (125, 19:22.3), Peyton Engborg (137, 19:33.6), Carly Vetter (153, 19:47.9) and Gabrielle Robens (185, 20:36.3).

Kinetic scored 373 points. Wayzata (Minn.) won with 108, and Manlius (N.Y.), which came in as the seven-time defending champion, took second with 120.

Kinetic was the first Nike Cross Nationals team champ in 2004, and has placed second five times.

Indoor track

Guilderland sweeps

SCHENECTADY — Guilderland swept the boys’ and girls’ team titles as the Tri-County Indoor Track League opened the season with meet 1A at Union College.

MEET 1A

BOYS

Team scores

Guilderland 134.5, Niskayuna 131, Schenectady 85.5, Fonda-Fultonville 57, Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons 24, Schalmont 23, Watervliet 3.

45 dash — Hunter Gac (Schalmont) 5.7; 300 — Joe Cornell (Guild) 39.6; 600 — Jonathon Fell (Guild) 1:34.0; 1,000 — Jack McGill (Nisky) 2:57.7; 1,600 — Conor McDonough (Nisky) 4:45.8; 3,200 — Allard (BG) 10:16.7; 50 hurdles — Eric Reyes (Nisky) 8.1; 4x200 relay — Schenectady (Youngblood, Griffin, West, Brown), 1:45.0; 4.x400 relay — Guilderland (Floers, butler, Murphy, Cornell), 3:57.1; 4x800 relay — Niskayuna (Canavan, Casey, McGill, Quinn), 9:27.1.

High jump — Harrison Bickmore (Guild) 5-6; Pole vault — B. Vadson-Vardai (FF) 10-0; Long jump — Mark Soto (Schen) 20-4; Triple jump — Nick Shanahan (Nisky) 38-8; Shot put — Hassan Miller (Schen) 44-0.

GIRLS

Team scores

Guilderland 138, Niskayuna 135, Schalmont 60, Fonda-Fultonville 50, Schenectady 32, Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons 24, Watervliet 5.

45 dash — Liana Alford (Guild) 6.5; 300 — Ericka Stewart (Nisky) 45.5; 600 — Samantha Reagan (Schal) 1:44.9; 1,000 — Julia Flower (Schal) 3:07.9; 1,500 — Emily Burns (Guild) 5:11.1; 3,000 — Alyssa Jourdin (Guild) 11:42.8; 50 hurdles — Abby Marco (Guild) 8.5; 4x200 relay — Niskayuna (Stewart, LaPorta, Patt, Kaucic), 2:05.7; 4x400 relay — Fonda-Fultonville (Geniti, Hanson, VanAvery, Hentnik), 4:53.0; 4x800 relay — Niskayuna (Wasserbach, Thomas, Spioers, Showers), 10:47.5.

High jump — Julia Wagner (Nisky) 4-6; Pole vault — Rebekah Hentnik (FF) 8-0; Long jump — Lindsay Therrien (FF) 14-51⁄2; Triple jump — Lian Larson ( Guild) 31-3; Shot put — Mary Jean Mulligan (Guild) 27-23⁄4 .

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