HERE IS THE LINK TO OUR WEEKEND RECAP OF FOOTBALL AND SOCCER IN THE WASAREN.
HERE IS THE LINK TO THE ARCHIVED CALL OF SATURDAY’S GRANVILLE / CAMBRIDGE-SALEM FOOTBALL GAME.
In christening their new turf field Friday night in Mechanicville the Red Raiders went to halftime holding the lead and were two quarters away from a victory to open the new venue. But the visitors from Canajoharie had other ideas scoring 28 unanswered after the break, to come away with the 34-15 win over the Raiders. Continue reading
A full slate of action for girls soccer played out on the fields across the Wasaren Thursday afternoon as the regular season moves into it’s second half. The Warriors of Stillwater sit atop the league standings adding another “W” yesterday to remain unbeaten through nine outings.
Stillwater 11 Berlin 1: Seven different Warriors found the range as Stillwater coasted to the easy victory in Berlin.
Brooke Pickett with a hat trick, Keelyn Peacock with a pair of goals and three assists, and Devon Wagner with two scoring strikes led the Stillwater assault.
Teya Staie added a goal and assisted on three as the Warriors with the win go to 9-0 on the season. Continue reading
Mechanicville 3 Cambridge 0: The Red Raiders stay perfect in league play winning their sixth in a row with a 3-0 shutout of Cambridge in Mechanicville on Wednesday.
Jeff Luce got things started for the Raiders, connecting from 30 yards out with a first half strike and a 1-0 lead.
Next it was Chris Ciccarelli finishing with a header off of a Luce corner kick and Mechanicville took a 2-0 lead into halftime.
Justin Pugliese capped the scoring in the match finding the range for the Raiders with 2:00 left and sealing the home victory for Mechanicville.
Zach White with six saves and the Red Raiders defense earned the shutout. Continue reading
Girls soccer and golf took center stage in the league on Tuesday with one-sided affairs the norm on the soccer fields, while a team fell from the unbeaten ranks in golf.
Stillwater 7 Tamarac 2: The high powered attack of the Warriors was on full display Tuesday night as Stillwater jumped out to a 6-1 lead at the half with five different players delivering scoring strikes.
Teya Staie and Keelyn Peacock led the onslaught for Stillwater with two goals each, while Kate McEvoy, Paige Brinsko and Devon Wagner all tallied as well in the match played under the lights in Stillwater. Continue reading
Stillwater 3 Tamarac 2 OT: Just a few minutes into the extra session Stillwater’s Scott Travis scored his third goal of the match leading the Warriors to the overtime win Monday night.
Tamarac’s Max Ali gave the Bengals the 1-0 lead scoring the only goal by either squad in the first half.
After the break Travis scored his first goal on a header off a Grant Baker corner to knot things at 1-1.
With 17:00 left in regulation it was Travis again this time finishing a Jake Zdonick cross for a 2-1 Warriors lead.
With just over 4:00 remaining in the half Ali tied things, scoring off a direct kick and sending the contest into overtime where Travis connected on the game-winner under the lights in Stillwater.
Mechanicville 3 Greenwich 1: The Red Raiders broke open a 1-1 game at the half with a pair of second half strikes in posting the win over Greenwich.
Just seven minutes in Mechanicville’s Jeff Luce found the back of the net giving the Raiders the early lead, but midway through the first Liam Kelleher tied things, scoring on a penalty kick as the teams went to intermission knotted at 1-1.
After the break Luce connected on his second goal of the match and Kevin Charette also found the range for Mechanicville who with the win stay perfect in league play at 5-0. Continue reading
Congratulations to Greenwich soccer player Charlie Gartner on being named this week’s Wasaren Sportsnet Player of the Week.
On Tuesday Gartner scored a pair of goals and dropped an assist in the Witches 6-0 win over the Mountaineers of Berlin.
Charlie followed that up with a three goal effort in a 9-0 victory over Hoosick Falls on Thursday and wrapped up the week with another hat trick on Saturday leading Greenwich to a 5-2 decision over Greenville.
Congratulations to Charlie, our newest Wasaren Sportsnet Player of the Week.
The Granville Golden Horde went to halftime trailing the visitors from Greenwich 10-8 as the Witches looked to capture their first win of the season. Their search for that “W” will continue as the Horde dominated play after the break scoring 20 unanswered points to earn the 28-10 victory on Saturday.
Horde running backs Logan Swain and Taylor Bourn ran for second half touchdowns highlighting 100 yard rushing efforts from both players. Granville quarterback Nick Andrus added a 7-yard scoring run in the fourth quarter in addition to finding Bourn on a 9-yard touchdown connection in the first period.
Greenwich scored first in the contest when quarterback Jesse Kuzmich found John Walsh on a 28-yard scoring strike, and a 22-yard field goal in the second period by Chris Albrecht gave the Witches the slim lead at intermission.
With the win Granville improves to 2-1 on the season while Greenwich drops to 0-3 with the loss.
HERE IS THE LINK TO THE ARCHIVED CALL OF THE WHITEHALL / HOOSIC VALLEY FOOTBALL GAME.