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High School Football Roundup: Ballston Spa rolls to victory

High School Football Roundup: Ballston Spa rolls to victory

Aidan Thomas scores TDs on offense and defense for Scotties in Friday night action
High School Football Roundup: Ballston Spa rolls to victory
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CLASS A

GLOVERSVILLE — Aidan Thomas caught a 73-yard TD pass and also returned an interception 20 yards for another score to propel Ballston Spa to a 49-6 victory over host Gloversville in a Class A football game Friday night.

Dave Rodak added 53 yards rushing and also scored for the Scotties. Keegan Zoller threw three TD passes. James Prastio added a TD reception and a TD run for the Scotties. Gio Gionna caught a 12-yard TD strike from Garrett Dooling for Gloversville. 

Gloversville     0  0  0 6 —  ­ 6
Ballston Spa    14 14 14 7 — 49

BS — Thomas 21 interception return (Dawes kick)
BS — Prastio 11 pass from Zoller (Dawes kick)
BS — Thomas 72 pass from Zoller (Dawes kick)
BS — Sharp 27 pass from Zoller (Dawes kick)
BS — Prastio 11 run (Dawes kick)
BS — Rodack 24 run (Dawes kick)
BS — Dort 12 run (Dawes kick)
G — Giovanna 12 pass from Dooling (kick failed)

TROY 45, AMSTERDAM 26

TROY — Xavier Leigh scored three touchdowns, and the Flying Horses scored 23 third-quarter points to pull away from the Rugged Rams.
Devlin Farrell and Payton Ausfeld each ran for touchdowns, and Thomas Ziskin threw a pair of TD passes for the Rams.

Amsterdam    0 20  0 6 — 26
Troy    22  0 23 0 — 45

T — Leigh 45 run (Williams run)
T — Leigh 65 run (Griswald kick)
T — Cruel 24 pass from Wolfe (Griswald kick)
A — Ausfeld 79 run (pass failed)
A — Chrazanowski 13 pass from Ziskin (Ausfeld pass from Ziskin)
A — Desbiens 6 pass from Ziskin (pass failed)
T — Wolfe 2 run (Griswald kick)
T — Leigh 46 run (Dwyer pass from Wolfe)
T — Ward 5 run (Riggins pass from Cruel)
A — Farrell 42 run (pass failed)

BURNT HILLS-BALLSTON LAKE 55, SCOTIA-GLENVILLE 12

BURNT HILLS — Caeden LaPietro broke loose for 227 yards and five touchdowns, and Diamante Sanderson added 116 yards rushing and a score to power Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake to a comfortable victory over Scotia-Glenville.

Scotia    0 12  0 0 — 12
Burnt Hills    14 27 14 0 — 55

BH — LaPietro 2 run (Sbuttoni kick)
BH — LaPietro 8 run (Sbuttoni kick)
BH — LaPietro 8 run (Sbuttoni kick)
BH — McHerron 30 run (Sbuttoni kick)
SG — Armstrong 22 pass from Fresoni (kick failed)
BH — LaPietro 6 run (kick failed)
BH — Sanderson 7 run (Sbuttoni kick)
SG — Cianfarani pass from Fresoni (kick failed)
BH — LaPietro 6 run (Sbuttoni kick)
BH — Seidel 6 run (Sbuttoni kick)

AVERILL PARK 62, ALBANY 6

AVERILL PARK — Joseph Milanese accounted for three touchdowns, including an interception return, to lead the Warriors over the Falcons.
Matthew Mortin added a pair of long scoring runs for the Warriors.

Albany    0  6  0 0 — 6
Averill Park    20 14 21 7 — 62

AP — Morin 75 kick return (Hempel kick)
AP — Milanese 14 run (kick failed)
AP — Childrose 2 run (Hempel kick)
AP — McShane 5 run (Hempel kick)
AP — Milanese 21 run (Hempel kick)
Alb — 13 pass (run failed)
AP — Milanese 43 interception return (Hempel kick)
AP — Morin 57 run (Hempel kick)
AP — Shoemaker 11 run (Hempel kick)
AP — Cordero 11 run (Hempel kick).

Class AA

GUILDERLAND 50, NISKAYUNA 0

NISKAYUNA — Vin Lia rushed for two touchdowns, and the Dutchmen pulled away with 28 fourth-quarter points on the way to a shutout of the Silver Warriors.

Chris Ardido ran for one touchdown and caught a TD pass for Guilderland. Bradley Igweike and Marcus McClaine ran for TDs, and Jason Kiernan returned an interception for a score.

Guilderland    7 10 27 6 — 50
Niskayuna    0  0  0 0 —  6

G — Lia 7 run (Negel kick)
G — Igweike 51 run (Negel kick)
G — Negel 23 FG
G — Ardito 23 pass from Dylan (Negel kick)
G — Kiernan 17 interception return (Negel kick)
G — Ardito 11 run (Negel kick)
G — Lia 4 run (Negel kick)
G — McClaine 4 run (kick failed).

CBA 26, COLONIE 8

COLONIE — Freshman Mike Barber ran for 203 yards, scored two touchdowns and excelled defensively with six tackles to spark Christian Brothers Academy past Colonie. Tyler Fort and Colby Dodson also scored for the Brothers.

Colonie    0 0 0 8 —  8
CBA    6 6 0 14 — 26

CBA — Barber 24 run (kick failed)
CBA — Fort 4 run (run failed)
CBA — Barber 50 run (Fort run)
CBA — Dodson 27 pass from Fort (kick failed)
Col — Hubbard 87 fumble return (Francis run)

BETHLEHEM 30, SARATOGA SPRINGS 0

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Nick Gicewicz rushed for 152 yards, and Derek Martelle not only ran for two scores but also tossed a TD pass to lift the Eagles over the host Blue Streaks.

Bethlehem    9 14 0 7 — 30
Saratoga    0  0 0 0 — 0

B — D. Martelle 18 run (kick failed)
B — J. Martelle 22 FG
B — D. Martelle 4 run (J. Martelle kick)
B — Harvey 43 pass from D. Martelle (J. Martelle kick)
B — Gicewicz 20 run (J. Martelle kick)

Class B

JOHNSTOWN 35, LANSINGBURGH 6

TROY — Bradley Brownell scored a pair of touchdowns for the Sir Bills in a one-sided triumph over the Knights.

Johnstown    13 0 16 0 — 35
Lansingburgh    0 0  0 6 —  6

J — Brownell 21 run (Sanges kick)
J — Benton 11 run (kick failed)
J — Brownell 12 run (Sanges run)
J — Bendon 24 run (Sangers kick)
J — Warner 4 run (kick failed)
L — Lapham 4 run (conversion failed)

GLENS FALLS 34, SCHUYLERVILLE 13

SCHUYLERVILLE — Griffen Woodell scored three touchdowns, including a 99-yard run, to spark the Indians over the Black Horses.

Glens Falls    13 14 7  0 — 34
Schuylerville    0  0 0 13 — 13

GF — Barclay 14 pass from Girard (kick failed)
GF — Woodell 12 pass from Girard (Guillet kick)
GF — Woodell 99 run (Guillet kick)
GF — Woodell 10 pass from Girard (Guillet kick)
GF — Girard 68 run (Guillet kick)
Sch — Dwyer 39 interception return (kick failed)
Sch — Sherman 10 run (Tavares kick)

Class C

FONDA-FULTONVILLE 47, CANAJOHARIE/FORT PLAIN 32

FONDA — The Braves rolled out to a 27-6 lead as John Mancini threw three TD passes, two to Garrett Neff, in a high-scoring win over Canajoharie/Fort Plain.

Giovanni DiCaprio ran for a pair of TDs for the Braves. Derek Hyney had two TD passes and ran for another to lead C/FP.

Canajoharie/Fort Plain    6 0 12 14 — 32
Fonda    21 6 7 13 — 47

FF — Cole blocked punt recovered in end zone ({Hunter kick)
FF — Jackson 45 pass from Mancini (Hunter kick)
C/FP — Ferguson 1 run (pass failed)
FF — DiCaprio 20 run (Hunter kick)
FF — Neff 16 pass from Mancini (kick failed)
C/FP — Ferguson 20 pass from Hyney (run failed)
C/FP — Lenier 2 run (run failed)
FF — Neff 55 pass from Mancini (kick failed)
C/FP — Hyney 12 run (Consalvo pass from Hyney)
C/FP — Johnson 5 pass from Hyney (pass failed)
FF — DiCaprio 8 run (Hunter kick)

GREENWICH 34, GRANVILLE 12 

GREENWICH — Greenwich grabbed a 20-0 halftime lead and then held off the Golden Horde.

Granville    0 0 6 6 — 12
Greenwich    14 6 7 7 — 34

Green — Pemrick 35 pass from Kuzmich (Albrecht kick)
Green — Albrecht 10 run (Albrecht kick)
Green — Kuzmich 3 run (kick failed)
Gran — Oakman 5 run (run failed)
Green — Pemrick 55 run (Albrecht kick)
Gran — Paquette 6 run (run failed)
Green — Maguire 30 pass from Kuzmich (Albrecht kick)

STILLWATER 46, TAMARAC 6

STILLWATER — James Galarneau ran for 100 yards and also tossed three TD passes to power the Warriors over the Bengals.

Tamarac    0  6 0 0 —  6
Stillwater    13 20 7 6 — 46

S — Lescault 81 run (kick failed)
S — Lewscault 40 pass from Galarneau (Peacock kick)
S — Galarneau 71 run (Peacock kick)
S — Greene 2 pass from Galarneau (Peacock kick)
S — Seymour 33 run (kick failed)
T — Honsinger 27 pass from Nemjo (kick failed)
S — Lescault 20 pass from Galareau (Peacock kick)
S — Paffen 5 run (kick failed)

Non-Classification

SOUTH. GLENS FALLS 26, BROADALBIN-PERTH 0

SOUTH GLENS FALLS — Joe Johnson ran for 121 yards and a pair of touchdowns, and Josh Ahrens added 132 yards on the ground and another score to power the Bulldogs over the Patriots.
 

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