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High school roundup: Mechanicville boys' soccer rolls past Tamarac

High school roundup: Mechanicville boys' soccer rolls past Tamarac

Red Raiders head to Wasaren League championship match with 13-0 record
High school roundup: Mechanicville boys' soccer rolls past Tamarac
Rocco DeVito, right, of Mechanicville and Tamarac's Miles Ednie battle for the ball on Oct. 10, 2018.
Photographer: Marc Schultz

The Mechanicville boys’ soccer beat Tamarac 9-2 to finish with an undefeated regular-season record in the Wasaren League at 13-0. The Red Raiders head into the championship game against Waterford-Halfmoon on Saturday with an overall record of 14-1. 

Jeff Luce and Chris Ciccarelli each had three goals, and John Pingelski, Kevin Charette and Jake Cavert had one goal each. Marcus Tobin led the Red Raiders with four assists and Max Ali and Alex Bassey each added a goal. Mechanicville keepers Zach White and Glenn Prarie had seven and four saves, respectively, and Tyler Nemjo had 15 saves for the Bengals.

Stillwater beat Cambridge 2-0. For the Warriors, Grant Baker and Scott Travis scored. Stillwater goalie Tim Buchal had six saves, while Cambridge goalie Parker Robertson stopped eight shots. 

Hoosic Valley beat Berlin 4-0. Connor Tompkins scored two goals and Bailey Tompkins and Issac Carlo had a goal each for Hoosic Valley. Berlin goalie Malik Plouffe made 20 saves.

In the Foothills Council, Teddy Borgos had four goals to lead Queensbury over Glens Falls 7-1. Also scoring for Queensbury were Sam Rowley, Lorenzo Cicogna and Roy Jones. Queensbury’s last score came on a Glens Falls’ own goal. Evan Wiggins scored a goal for Glens Falls.

Johnstown beat Broadlabin-Perth 5-3. Charlie Brown had a hat trick and an assist to lead Johnstown, with Brock Sardella chipping in two goals of his own.
In the Western Athletic Conference, Mekeel Christian Academy beat Galway 2-1 in OT. For Mekeel, Daniel McCarty had two goals. For Galway, Charlie Clarke had a goal. 

Schoharie beat Fonda-Fultonville 4-2. For Schoharie, Skyler Jankowski, Derek Dietz, Noach Fagnani and Quin Barton had the goals. For Fonda-Fultonville, Mitch Araya and Jacob Sisco each scored a goal.

Mayfield beat Fort Plain 3-0. Daniel Leach had two goals and Colby Brandow had the other to lead Mayfield. Goalie Evan Lehr had one save for Mayfield, and Fort Plain goalie Robert Jordan had four.


Rachel Wnuk had three goals to lead Galway over Mekeel Christian Academy 3-2 in the Western Athletic Conference. For Mekeel, Jo Galarneau had both goals.

Katie Krohn had a hat trick and one assist to lead Schoharie to a 6-1 win over Duanesburg. Also for Schoharie, Haley Drinon had two goals and Maddie Phelan had one. For Duanesburg, Olivia Harris scored the goal. Schoharie goalies Maddy Bland and Carissa Palmatier had three saves and two saves, respectively, and Duanesburg goalie Madison Stealey made 13 saves.

Canajoharie beat Middleburgh 3-2 in double overtime off a Kylee Rickard goal with 2.3 seconds remaining. Canajoharie got their two other goals from Alexz Lathers and Abby Smith. For Middleburgh, Rylie Smith scored two goals. Middleburgh goalie Ruby Acker had eight saves and Canajoharie goalie Hunter Pitcher had eight. 

Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville beat Northville 2-1 in overtime. For OESJ, Bella Masi and Ashley Engle scored, with Engle getting the game-winner. For Northville, Brytney Moore scored. OESJ goalie Ashlee Shelmandine had 10 saves and Emily Shepard had 11 saves for Northville.

In the Wasaren League, Isabella Bisceglia scored a goal in the 93rd minute to lead Tamarac 2-1 over Berlin in overtime. Also scoring for Tamarac was Shannon Ryan. 

Hoosic Valley beat Saratoga Central Catholic 8-0. Lauren Reed scored three goals and Taylor Hansen scored two to lead Hoosic Valley.


In the Foothills Council, Johns-town defeated Scotia-Glenville 25-22, 25-11, 25-18. For Johnstown, Mackenzie Ward had two aces, three points, two blocks, 23 assists and six digs, and Janay Douglas had two aces, two points, two blocks, 10 kills and four digs. For Scotia-Glenville, Sierra Brodowski had five digs, and Maddie Wright had 12 assists, a kill and an ace.

Gloversville defeated Amsterdam 26-24, 25-7, 14-25, 25-21. For the Dragons, Aireana Muhlberger had 19 assists, 11 aces and five digs, Macey Salvione had 11 kills and seven digs and Maddy Avery had 10 kills and seven digs.

In the Colonial Council, Cobleskill-Richmondville defeated Cohoes 25-7, 25-8, 25-10. For the Bulldogs, Allie Walters had two aces and seven kills, Carrie Ackerman had two aces and four kills and Samantha Flood had two aces and 14 assists.

In the Wasaren League, Stillwater defeated Cambridge 25-20, 21-25, 21-25, 25-19, 25-12. For the Warriors, Kyleigh Frank had eight kills and seven blocks, Julia McLaughlin had four kills and six aces and Chloe Farr had seven kills. For Cambridge, Katie Simon had 11 assists, Adrianna Roarke had 21 service points and five assists and Alice Roosevelt had 11 kills and three blocks.

Tamarac defeated Waterford-Halfmoon 25-23, 25-13, 19-25, 25-13. For Tamarac, Francesca DiScanio had 12 service points, five kills and nine digs, Brionna Daniels had 12 service points, five aces and five digs and Bella Realbuto had nine service points, nine kills and 12 digs. For Waterford, Ayden Richards had four service points and 16 assists and Bre DeFruscio had three blocks and four service points.

Saratoga Central Catholic defeated Hoosic Valley 25-22, 25-19, 25-21. For Saratoga Central Catholic, Elise Browell had nine service points, two aces and 23 assists, MaryClare Pikus had four kills and five digs and Kennedy Murphy had five kills and four digs. For Hoosic Valley, Samantha Finkle had three kills and one ace, Shannon Brown had three kills and five assists and Olivia Smith had three kills and one ace.


In the Suburban Council, Bethlehem defeated Saratoga Springs 25-21, 25-16, 25-15. For Saratoga Springs, Garret Myers had nine kills and three blocks and Quinn Montgomery had eight assists.

Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake defeated Columbia 25-14, 25-16, 25-9. For the Spartans, Derek Haughey had 22 assists and three aces, Jake Baker had 11 kills and five aces and Alex Hromada had six kills and five digs. For Columbia, Chase Durivage had four kills and Hayden Butterfield had three assists. 


In the Suburban Council, Niskayuna beat Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake 2-1. For the Silver Warriors, Eileen King and Emma Skumurski had a goal apiece. Grace Todd scored the Spartans’ goal. Burnt Hills goalie Rachel Kamppila had four saves, and Niskayuna goalie Julia LeBlanc had 13.

Shenendehowa beat Shaker 2-0. The Plainsmen, who improve to 13-1, got goals from Olivia Howard and Emily Van Pelt. Shen goalie Abby Danson had one save, while Shaker goalie Davin Testo had three.

Lindsey Frank had two goals and three assists to lead Saratoga Springs 5-2 over Guilderland. Also for the Blue Streaks, Molly Russell had a goal and an assist. For Guilderland, Sophia Sericolo and Rachel Drislane had a goal each.

Sophia DeFrancesco scored two goals to lead Bethlehem to a 2-0 win over Columbia. Bethlehem goalie Kate Herrick had one save and Columbia goalie Maddy Hogan had 10.

In the Wasaren/Adirondack League, Lillian Hickey had a hat trick and one assist to lead Hoosick Falls (10-1 league and 13-0 overall) 6-1 over Granville. Also scoring for Hoosick Falls was Madelyn Kasulinous, who had two goals, and Emily Schnoop.

In non-league action, Emma Willard beat Ichabod Crane 4-2. For Emma Willard, Karson Saunders, Molly Zahnleuter, Zoe Nathan and Vera Mak had a goal apiece. For the Riders, Maddie Renolds and Felicia Cheira scored. Emma Willard goalie Kotis Kwok had three saves and Ichabod Crane goalie Olivia Dixon had 10 saves.


Niskayuna beat Guilderland 5-4 in the Class AA semifinals. Niskayuna won four of six in singles competition with Christine Lee, Isabel Van der Veen, Alesha Chudry and Eujeong Choi winning. In doubles, Niskayuna won one matchup with the tandem of Joanna Guo and Yvonne Tang.

Saratoga Springs took two of three doubles matches with the teams of Emily Pecora and Hanna Pecora and Reilly Hogan and Emma Eldrid prevailing, but the Blue Streaks came up short as Shaker won four of the singles contests and advanced 5-4. 

Ballston Spa moved on to the Class A finals by beating Scotia-Glenville 4-3. The Scotties won two of the five singles matches with Lucy Ehmann and Angelene Roberts getting the wins. They took the victory by sweeping the doubles competition with the teams of Ryann Ashby and Sophia Rule and Hannah Cook and Meghan Heeney taking the wins. Ballston Spa will take on Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake at Central Park in Schenectady at 3 p.m.

Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake beat Holy Names 6-1. Veronica Fulgieri, Emma Nuzzi, Rebecca Dudley and Julia Paulino all picked up singles wins for the Spartans. The duos of Celia Schurman and Maddy Bussa and Kaitlin Hopper and Mary Hayden also picked up doubles wins for Burnt Hills.



Niskayuna 5, Guilderland 4

Singles: Christine Lee (Nisky) def. Katrina Setchenkov 7-5, 6-2; Isabel Van der Veen (Nisky) def. Aasiyah Virjee 5-7, 7-6 (7-5), 7-5; Alesha Choudry (Nisky) def. Lavanya Prabhaker 6-1, 6-4; Meghana Bhupati (Guild) def. Sydni Towe 6-3, 6-3; Eujeong Choi (Nisky) def. Joanna Chen 6-1, 6-1; Isabela Parker (Guild) def. Anjalee Modasra 4-6, 6-3, 6-4. Doubles: Joanna Guo and Yvonne Tang (Nisky) def. Bhavana Arige and Anna Brownell 7-5, 6-3; Sree Manga and Siya Bajaj (Guild) def. Morgan Guzman and Hally Lightbody 6-3, 6-2; Andrea Saucedo-Arenas and Trinity Minissale (Guild) def. Chae-Eun Christine Lim and Meg Obispo 7-5, 6-1.

Shaker 5, Saratoga Springs 4

Singles: Ellie Siebeneck (SS) def. Haejin Lee 6-3, 6-4; Katya Kellly (SS) def. Taylor Crain 6-2, 2-6, 7-5; Rachel Gee (Shak) def. Lindsey Goguen 6-1, 6-0; Olivia Zhou (Shak) def. Izzie Pecora 6-3, 6-2; May Le (Shak) def. Rebecca Dunay 6-2, 6-0; Faith Malo (Shak) def. Maddie Siebeneck 6-2, 6-4. Doubles: Emily Pecora and Hanna Pecora (SS) def. Justine Hulbert and Yolanda Mendonca 6-1, 6-4; Alyana Leandry and Roya Lewis (Shak) def. Maddie Benton and Gianna Mastrion 7-5, 6-3; Reilly Hogan and Emma Eldrid (SS) def. Portia Kitner and Jessica Andrews 6-3, 6-4.



Ballston Spa 4, Scotia-Glenville 3

Singles: Sophia Schaub (S-G) def. Kaia Andersen 2-6, 6-3, 6-1; Natalie Bean (S-G) def. Gabby Gise 6-0, 6-3; Cassie Rumfelt (S-G) def. Madison Galvin 7-5, 6-3; Lucy Ehmann (BSpa) def. Charlotte Tvelia 6-1, 6-4; Angelene Roberts (BSpa) def. Cassie Cenzano 6-3, 6-2. Doubles: Ryann Ashby and Sophia Rule (BSpa) def. Jordan Ladouceur and Julia Carroll 2-6, 6-2, 6-1; Hannah Cook and Meghan Heeney (BSpa) def. Sara King and Quynh Duong 4-6, 6-1, 6-3.

Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake 6, Holy Names 1

Singles: Veronica Fulgieri (BHBL) def. Elizabeth Kavanaugh 3-6, 6-1, 6-2; Emma Nuzzi (BHBL) def. Jessica Harris 4-6, 6-4, 6-2; Kate Regan (HN) def. Alizabeth Zarnofsky 6-1, 6-3; Rebecca Dudley (BHBL) def. Grace Hayes 6-3, 6-2; Julia Paolino (BHBL) def. Sophie Kalish 6-4, 6-3. Doubles: Celia Schurman and Maddy Boussa (BHBL) def. Lizzy Larrabee and Anna Szesnat 6-2, 4-6, 6-4; Kaitlin Hopper and Mary Hayden (BHBL) def. Sam Eckert and Stephanie Monroy 6-3, 6-2.



Ichabod Crane 4, Glens Falls 3

Singles: Elise Brennan (IC) def. Maggie Collins 6-1, 6-4; Zoe Geiger (IC) def. Anna Liu 6-3, 6-4; McKenna Clark (GF) def. Madeline Grout 6-3, 6-2; Maya Brennan (IC) def. Ella Hartenberg 6-3, 6-3; Ella Crossman (GF) def. Gianna Sandagato 6-1, 7-6 (7-1). Doubles: Margie Layden and Julia Westfall (GF) def. Katie Barnes and Annabella Rivero 6-2, 4-6, 6-4; Meredith Buono and Shannon Ingham (IC) def. Shyeann Rawson and Faith Stone 6-2, 6-1.

Hudson Falls 5, Cairo-Durham 2

Singles: Caitlyn Whiting (HF) def. Erinn Valentin 6-2, 6-4; Hannah Infantino (C-D) def. Eliza Hogan 6-0, 6-0; Julie Poulsen (C-D) def. Hailie Casey 6-2, 6-0; Vegas Hernandez (HF) def. Christina Commarata 6-3, 6-1; Skye Krehbiel (HF) def. Alexis Cummings 6-3, 6-3. Doubles: Cassidy Arlington and Nina Daley (HF) def. Maya Engelhardt and Kylie Kleinmeier 6-3, 2-6, 6-2; Annalise Baker and Samantha Belden (HF) def. Ashley Powell and Lauren Knudson 7-6(7-2), 6-2.

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