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High Schools: Gifford comes through late

High Schools: Gifford comes through late

Brendan Gifford scored with three seconds left in regulation to send Mayfield over Saratoga Central

Brendan Gifford scored with three seconds left in regulation to send Mayfield over Saratoga Central Catholic, 1-0, in a Western Athletic Conference boys’ soccer match Wednesday.

Six different players scored in Northville’s 6-0 shutout of Canajoharie.

The Falcons scored twice in the first half and then tacked on four more goals while outshooting the Cougars, 15-3. Dan Ryan, Luther Goodrich, Skyler Buyce, Danny Reidel, Brad Blowers and Dustin Buyce scored for the Falcons.

Jordan Ahlquist found the goal twice to help Mekeel Christian Academy blank Duanesburg, 4-0.

Bruce Hall and Matt Meisenholder also scored for the 4-6 Lions, who also got assists from Meisenholder and Carter DeCarr.

Duanesburg slides to 2-10.

Fort Plain edged Galway, 2-1, behind goals from John Stever and Jon Calbet.

Conor Bradshaw scored for Galway, which got five saves from keeper Robbie Baron.

In the Wasaren League, Ian Cepiel produced the only goal in the second half to spark Stillwater past Hoosic Valley, 1-0.

Brendan Martin made three saves for Stillwater. Jared Morello stopped four shots in goal for the Indians.

Ben Clifton, Tyler Matson and Stefan Muehlberger tallied goals in Greenwich’s 3-1 triumph over Cambridge.

Martin Moeller and Sean Estramonte added assists for the 5-1-1, 7-3-1 Witches. Jack Boggan sored for 1-7 Cambridge, which also got 11 saves from keeper Nathaniel Gates.

Eric Krasuski produced a pair of goals in Mechanicville’s 4-3 overtime win over Hoosick Falls.

Colby DeMarco and Adam Urbatis also scored for the Red Raiders, and Curtis Tironi Jr. made 10 saves.

Riley Bacon, Michael Haynes and Jake Kinney scored for the Panthers.

Girls’ soccer

‘Single’ goal

Freshman first-year forward Elizabeth Singleton provided the game’s only goal as Mekeel Christian Academy edged Duanesburg, 1-0, in Western Athletic Conference action. Rebekkah Dean made four saves for the shutout.

Duanesburg’s Nicole Cassale had three saves.

Fort Plain also eked out a 1-0 win, beating Galway on a goal from Amber Douglas, assisted by Abby Plescia.

Schoharie (10-0-1 WAC, 10-1-1 overall) remained a step ahead of the rest of the WAC South by beating Berne-Knox-Westerlo, 3-0, on two goals from Kaitlyn Kendle and one from Carrie Krohn. Seana Cleveland had two assists.

BKW’s Monique Britton made 16 saves.

Canajoharie exerted its control of the WAC North with a 7-1 win over Northville, led by Morgan Koelhl and Ariannah Logan, both with two goals. Jordan Logan had a goal and an assist.

Northville (3-4-0, 3-7-0) got a goal from Shiann Lamphear.

In the Foothills Council, Scotia-Glenville scored all its goals in the second half to beat Johnstown, 7-0. Abby O’Connor, Gracie Mailey and Myah Hughes each had two goals, while Maddy Carroll netted one for the 9-1, 10-1 Tartans. Kelsey Jessup and Lauren Hosner shared time in the net for six saves.

Schuylerville slipped past South Glens Falls, 1-0, with a goal from Emily Vallee and six saves from Sara Baker. The Bulldogs got 12 saves from Elyse Green.

Queensbury topped Glens Falls, 9-0, with four goals and an assist from Brittany LaPlant. Emily Chester added two goals and an assist. The Indians got 12 saves from Scarlett DeWitt and five from Nova Nusskern.

Lansingburgh’s Caitlyn Maloney, Taylor Welcome and Makayla Criscione each had a goal and an assist in a 4-2 Colonial Council win over Watervliet. Emaliegh Maloney made five saves for the win.

Shelby Dugan scored twice in the loss, and Jessica Cunningham made 11 saves.

Cobleskill-Richmondville and Ichabod Crane played to a 1-1 draw. Hannah Almy scored on a Danny Rappleyea assist for Cobleskill, and Kristin Kruglak made 10 saves. The Riders got a goal from Gabby Cox and 15 saves from Katie Grace.

Voorheesville got a goal from Rebecca Clair, assisted by Rachel Bogdany, to beat Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk,

1-0. Jordan Pettograsso made it stand up with seven saves for the shutout.

Teller Wood made 12 saves for RCS.

In the Central Hudson Valley League, Claudia Fountain’s five goals led Waterford-Halfmoon to a 6-2 win over Heatly. Madison Thibodeau added a score, and Ashley White made nine saves.

Berlin’s Jewel Pietrzak scored three goals and assisted on three in a 7-0 win over Loudonville Christian School, which got 13 saves from Annissa Szesnat in the loss.

Karlee Deaver led Coxsackie-Athens with two goals in a 4-3 Patroon Conference win over Greenville. Carly Johnson had two goals and an assist in the loss.

Sarah Freiss scored four goals for 5-3-1 Maple Hill in a 9-0 win over Taconic Hills. Both Arianna Papas and Taylor Gerrain added a goal and an assist.

Girls’ volleyball

red Raiders Rally

Mechanicville rallied to win the last two sets and beat Stillwater in the Indian Rally, a Wasaren League match, 25-27, 25-13, 20-25, 25-21, 25-19. Taylor Hines had 18 kills, 13 service points and three blocks; Chelsie Loudis had 16 points, seven aces and 10 digs; and Alydia Zecca finished with nine kills and 23 assists for the Red Raiders (6-1 Wasaren, 7-1 overall).

Stillwater (2-5, 2-6) got 25 assists from Taylor Moore. Mattison Drinkwater had 14 digs, five blocks and 17 kills, while Britaney Myers added 12 digs.

Cy’Anne Frazier had 11 points, four aces, eight kills and 12 digs for Schenectady in a non-league sweep of Troy, 25-16, 25-19, 25-22. Josmarie Marrero had 10 points, three aces, 13 kills and 18 digs for the 6-2 Patriots. Ruverlyn Marrero added 14 assists and 11 digs, and Camille Nowak had seven kills.

Broadalbin-Perth swept Amsterdam in Foothills Council action, 25-10, 25-9, 25-10, getting five kills, five aces and 20 points from Chelsea LeBlanc. Gabby Smith added 16 assists, six aces and 10 points for the Patriots (8-1, 9-1), and Zoe Simonson added eight kills and six aces.

Fonda-Fultonville swept Holy Names, 25-16, 25-16, 25-19, in the Colonial Council. Anne Sinicropi totaled 18 points and nine aces for the Lady Braves (8-2, 8-3), while Emily Littlejohn added 11 points, four aces and six kills. Holy Names (7-4) got 18 points and six aces from Taylor Barnes.

Hailey Irvis had 12 kills and five blocks for Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk in a 25-22, 25-22, 25-19 win over Voorheesville. Bailey Kross added 19 points, six kills and 14 digs for RCS (10-0).

The Blackbirds (5-4) got six kills from Nicole Brower, while Eileen Thompson added 26 digs.

Lansingburgh beat Water-vliet, 25-23, 25-22, 16-25, 25-21.

Kimberly Jeans had 22 points, five aces, nine digs and 12 assists for Loudonville Christian School, a 25-8, 25-6, 25-11 winner over Berlin in the Central Hudson Valley League.

Victoria Trombly had 12 points and five aces for Loudonville (9-1), and Angela Stephano had four aces.

Waterford-Halfmoon topped Germantown, 25-7, 25-3, 25-11, with 14 kills and three blocks from Carly Howe. Emily Jones had 21 points, including the first 17 of the second set. Jones also had seven aces, five kills and 22 assists. Emily Schumaker had 10 kills and 31 digs, while Abby Haldeman had 10 points and 37 digs.

Boys’ volleyball

Colonie comes back

Colonie needed five sets to get past Mohonasen, eventually winning, 22-25, 25-18, 21-25, 25-17, 25-10, in a Suburban Council match. Will Marcklinger had 24 kills, six blocks and 26 digs. Jarod Martel added 11 kills for Colonie (5-7), and Tenneson Cheeran had 36 digs. Mohonasen dropped to 4-8.

Damien Whittemore had six kills and seven blocks as Niskayuna swept Saratoga Springs, 25-16, 25-11, 25-16. Tim Molino added five kills and five digs, while Noah Levine recorded 11 aces and 12 digs for the Silver Warriors (6-6 Suburban Council, 6-6 overall).

Saratoga Springs (1-11) got four assists and five kills from Ethan Ostapczuk.

Shenendehowa improved to 9-3, 10-4 with a sweep of Shaker, 25-19, 25-18, 25-22. Evan Ernst had nine kills, and Tom Hurley had 14 assists. Shaker (5-7) got seven kills from Colin McLean.

Guilderland (7-5, 7-6) beat Columbia, 25-19, 25-17, 25-20, with 10 kills, five blocks and eight aces from Mark Fyvie. Nate Backus added six kills, four blocks, five aces and 11 assists.

Columbia (1-11, 1-12) got six kills from Justin Dessereau and four aces from Peter Herrick.

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