Matt Crisafulli scored three goals, including the game-winner in the 72nd minute, as Christian Brothers Academy rallied to defeat Cohoes, 3-2, Thursday in a non-league boys’ soccer game.
Cohoes opened up a 2-0 lead on a pair of goals by Thilo Bell, but Crisfulli scored midway through the first half and then added the tying goals and game-winning goals in a five-minute span late in the game as the Brothers improved to 2-0.
Bobby Chapman poked in the only goal of the game with seven minutes remaining as Niskayuna held off Ballston Spa, 1-0, in a defensive Suburban Council game.
Luke Faranda set up the goal, looping a ball toward the 18-yard line, where Chapman fought off a defensive challenge, settled the ball, and scored.
Riley McDonald made three saves for the Silver Warriors, while Rylie Hall had six saves for the Scotties.
Dante Cilento knocked in a head ball in the 32nd minute, and Mike Burbank added a penalty kick in the 68th minute as Shenendehowa blanked Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake, 2-0, in another Suburban game. Alex Gigliotti had a busy day in the Spartans’ goal, stopping 17 shots.
Selmir Sasic scored two goals, and Aaron Mula and Matt Walsh both had a goal and an assist as Colonie overpowered Averill Park, 4-1, in another Suburban Council game. Jack Fouracre and Marco Curto combined for just one save for the Garnet Raiders.
Michael Fraioli finished with two goals and an assist as Scotia-Glenville rolled over Johnstown, 6-0, in the Foothills Council.
Owen Fingar, Caleb Hughes and Kettrick Bailey also scored goals for the Tartans, who also picked up an own goal. Bill Bean tacked on a pair of assists.
Claudio Mastrocinque had a hat trick and tacked on an assist as Broadalbin-Perth opened its season by blanking Gloversville, 5-0, in the Foothills Council.
Jacon Bunker and Austinm Famigletti also had goals, and Jake Coveney set up two goals for the Patriots, who had a 24-6 advantage in shots on goal.
Carmine Consalvo scored the only goal of the game on a 25-yard blast at 31:35 of the second half as Cobleskill-Richmondville picked up its first win of the year, topping Fonda-Fultonville, 1-0, in the Colonial Council.
Justin Akin and Jared Whitford both scored first-half goals to lead Hoosic Valley to a 2-0 win over Waterford-Halfmoon in the Central Hudson Valley League. Jared Morello stopped four shots for Hoosic Valley, and Jared Aubin was credited with six saves for the Fordians.
Devils win in 2OT
Lindsay Mulligan and Caroline Hirt both scored goals in the second overtime as Columbia turned back Guilderland, 3-2, in the Suburban Council.
Kylee Arno scored in regulation for the Blue Devils, who improved to 2-0, and Jessica Schafer came through with 24 saves. Emma Oliver had a goal and an assist, and Lia McKenna had the other goal for the Lady Dutch (0-2).
Marika Contompasis and Hannah Munro each scored two goals as Niskayuna breezed to a 6-0 Suburban win over Ballston Spa. Izzy Lynch added a goal and an assist, Katie Ogden had the other goal and Rachel Walsh, Diedre Schutzman, Ericka Wasserbach and Sarah Cook all picked up assists for the Silver Warriors. Erin Doyle and Nicole Feldman combined for three saves.
Kaylee Rickert and Shannon Russo each scored goals, and Miranda Manziano made two saves as Bethlehem held off Mohonasen, 2-1. Bethany Pochobradsky scored on a Taylor Wood assist for the Mighty Warriors.
YaYa Van Ness scored the game-winning goal at 71:19 as Saratoga Springs defeated Shaker, 2-1. Van Ness set up Ellery Bianco for the first Saratoga goal, but Shaker pulled even on a goal by Maggie Iveson.
Julia McDonald didn’t have to make a save for the Blue Streaks (1-1), who outshot the Blue Bison, 10-1.
Junior Carlee Lockrow scored two goals — sparking a four-goal second half — as Troy defeated Stillwater, 4-0, in a non-league game.
Meghan Meyer and Abby Kennedy also had goals, and Lisa Gardner picked up two assists for Troy (1-1), which defeated Stillwater for the first time in four years. Both goalkeepers were active; Lauren Paravella had 10 saves for Troy, and Danika Svendsen had 16 saves for Stillwater.
On Wednesday, Meghan Wright and Lexi Potter each had a goal and an assist, and Elizabeth Spada chipped in with a goal as South Glens Falls blanked Troy, 3-0.