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High schools: Mekeel boys' soccer rolls to 8-0 win

High schools: Mekeel boys' soccer rolls to 8-0 win

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High schools: Mekeel boys' soccer rolls to 8-0 win
Sara Defruscio of Scotia-Glenville makes a point against Giuliana Pritchard of Amsterdam at Scotia-Glenville High School Wednesday, September 23, 2015.
Photographer: Peter R. Barber

Oscar Iteji, Jordan Ahlquist and Daniel McCarty scored two goals apiece as Mekeel Christian Academy defeated Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons 8-0 in a Western Athletic Conference boys’ soccer match Wednesday.

Matt Meisenholder and Bruce Hall also registered goals for the 5-0, 7-0 Lions. JP Howard picked up his sixth shutout of the season and made two saves. MCA outshot ND-BG 27-4.

Galway defeated Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville 3-1, with Taylor Hartman, Quinn Smith and Shawn Kerry notching goals.

Devan Battista had the goal for OESJ.

Mayfield blanked Canajoharie 3-0 as Jack Albertin scored twice and Brendan Gifford recorded assists on all three scores. Carter Ivanvic also scored for the Panthers, who got one save from keeper James Sweeney. Mack Frank stopped five shots for the Cougars.

In the Foothills Council, Queensbury beat Glens Falls 2-0 on first-half goals from Jon Meacham and Luke Geczy.

Rob Pollardo made two saves in goal for the Spartans (5-2). Will Allen had four stops for 1-6 Glens Falls.

In the Central Hudson Valley League, Thomas Seeberger and Adam Speno each collected hat tricks to propel Loudonville Christian School over Heatly 6-2.

Yan Soe and Jon Schafer added two assists apiece, and Jacob Alesio made 11 saves for LCS. Nick Richmond and Tom Weisenforth picked up the goals for the Hornets.

Girls’ soccer

Galway, OESJ tie

In a night full of tie games, Galway and Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville settled for a 1-1 draw in the Western Athletic Conference.

Maya Vanderhorst scored for the Eagles, and Fontana LaCoppola scored on a feed from Madison Richardson to lead OESJ (4-0-1, 5-1-1), which got two saves from keeper Caitlin Handy. Callie Boudreau had 13 stops for Galway.

Also in the WAC, Berne-Knox-Westerlo and Middleburgh played to a scoreless draw.

Mekeel Christian Academy and Canajoharie played to a 2-2 tie.

In the Central Hudson Valley League, Waterford-Halfmoon defeated Loudonville Christian School 3-0 behind goals from Madisen Thibodeau, Annelise Rebel and Sadie Thomas.

Jess Ramirez and Lex Viola were credited with assists for the Fordians, and goalie Sierra Hoinski had four saves. Annissa Szesnat was very busy in the net for LCS with 18 saves.

Girls’ volleyball

ND-BG sweeps

Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons improved to 4-0 in the Western Athletic Conference and 8-0 overall with a 25-18, 25-7, 25-9 sweep of Bishop Maginn.

Julie Nichols (14 service points) and Rebecca Nichols (11 service points, including seven aces) led a strong serving attack for the Golden Knights, while Treasa Kozakiewicz added 10 assists. Lauren Ferrucci and Rachael Biega dominated up front with seven and six kills, respectively. ShyEssence McCall topped the 0-8 Golden Griffins with five service points and four kills.

Canajoharie stopped Fort Plain 20-25, 25-23, 25-22, 25-20 behind 11 kills and 16 digs from Jenna Shepard.

Ashley Darling and Kayla Mastin had seven kills apiece, and Frankie Nare produced 19 service points for the Cougars (3-2, 4-2). Cheyenne Walters put down nine kills, Emily Potter added nine kills, 14 service points and 10 digs and Brandy Walters recorded six kills and 18 assists for the 3-2, 4-2 Hilltoppers.

Saratoga Central Catholic beat Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville 26-24, 25-20, 25-21 behind 16 service points from Chloe Ethier and 11 kills from Grace Fornabia.

Kyleigh Hayner’s six kills topped OESJ.

Mayfield (5-0, 8-0) got 11 kills from Kaylee Bumpus and 10 from Bri Eagan en route to a 25-21, 25-16, 25-7 win over Galway.

Ashley Madeiros contributed 19 service points, including six aces, 18 assists and 10 digs for the Panthers.

Shannon Stone produced 11 kills and nine blocks, and Michelle Ferraino set up the offense with 30 assists to spark Berne-Knox-Westerlo (4-0, 10-0) over Schoharie 25-15, 25-23, 25-10.

Schoharie was paced by Alexis Danthine with 10 service points and five kills.

Clare Nelson’s 21 service points and Sophia Armao’s eight kills paced 4-0 Mekeel Christian Academy past Duanesburg 25-6, 25-15, 14-25, 21-25, 25-23.

Victoria Dykstra’s seven kills led the Eagles.

Gabby Smith (28 assists), Jordan Marshall (21 service points and eight kills) Megan Ryder (eight kills) and Zoe Simons (11 kills) led a balanced attack for 5-0 Broadalbin-Perth in a 25-6, 25-13 25-22 Foothills Council triumph over Gloversville.

Bri Port led 0-4 Gloversville with four kills.

In the Colonial Council, Gianna Cruz registered 11 kills and 18 service ponts, and Miranda Nethaway had a versatile game with nine kills and seven serving aces to help

6-0 Fonda-Fultonville rally past Cobleskill-Richmondville 17-25, 25-21, 20-25, 25-19, 25-15.

Noelle LaVine (13 service points, 12 assists) and Sarah Bates (11 service points, nine kills) were standouts for the Bulldogs.

Kristin Hannay produced nine kills and 10 digs, and Kennedy Litchfield and Jasmine Mullally combined for 19 service points to lift Loudonville Christian School over Waterford-Halfmoon 25-11, 25-5, 25-18 in the Central Hudson Valley League.

Olivia Leonard and Linda Dalpe each had two kills to lead the Fordians.

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