Monday Results; Warriors Top Red Raiders


Girls Soccer

Stillwater 5  Mechanicville 1:  In a 1-1 game at the break, Stillwater scored four unanswered in the second half to secure the victory over Mechanicville.

The Red Raiders got on the board first when Bryn Murphy connected for the 1-0 Mechanicville lead.

Brooke Pickett’s tally tied things before intermission, after which Stillwater dominated the match.

Pickett added two more scoring strikes, and Teya Staie also found the back of the net twice for the 1-0, 5-0-1 Warriors.

Mechanicville, with the loss slips to 0-1, 1-3 on the season.


Cambridge 1  Greenwich 0:   A second half goal by Cambridge’s Vanesa Evans, proved the difference in the Indians in over Greenwich in Cambridge on Monday.

Evans took a feed from Sydney Benson and chipped the ball over the Greenwich keeper for the game winner and the Indians moved to 1-0, 1-2  in the early season.

Greenwich goes to 0-1, 2-2-1 with the defeat.



Mechanicville 5  Waterford 0:  In match played at Mechanicville Golf Course on Monday, Zach Hartz with a round of 42 led the way in the Red Raiders sweep of Waterford.

Anthony Fiacco, Joey Manzer, Andrew Sgambati, and Jack Salvadore all earned points for the Red Raider squad who improve to 4-5 on the year.


Tamarac 4  Stillwater 1:  Michael Jacques carded the low round of 44, leading the Bengals past the Warriors in a match played at Saratoga Lake Golf Club.

Zach Krill, Colby Phelps and Nate Krill all notched wins for Tamarac, while Aaron Lyons picked up the Stillwater point in flight five.

Tamarac with the win goes to 4-5, while Waterford at 0-9 continues to search for their first win of the year.


Panthers Notch Win Over Cairo-Durham


The Hoosick Falls Panthers evened their season mark with a convincing road win over Cairo-Durham on Saturday afternoon.

Panther QB Max Kipp ran for 100 yards and two scores, and threw for 100 yards as well to lead the Falls attack.

Running back Liam McGarvin added a pair of rushing touchdowns for the Panthers, who broke on top and led 21-0 in the second period, cruising to the victory in the second weekend of the football season.

Next up for the Falls is a key Class C North matchup on Friday night, when the Panthers welcome in the 1-1 Witches from Greenwich.

Cambridge/Salem Top War Eagles


In a game that was closer than the final score would indicate, the Cambridge/Salem Indians started fast, finished strong and showed their depth in turning back Lake George/Hadley Luzerne in Salem on Saturday afternoon.

Cambridge/Salem took the opening kickoff and while many fans were still choosing their seats, the Indians got on the board.  Junior quarterback Jacob Ruggles found Soyer Matteson running free down the middle, hit him in stride, and Matteson high-stepped it into the end zone for a 58 yard scoring strike.

Four minutes later it was senior running back Kaedin Ogilvie scoring the first of his five touchdowns on the afternoon, this one of the 10 yard variety and the Indians led 13-0 just four minutes in.

But after spotting C/S the first 13 points, the War Eagles showed they could play with the Indians and over the next 20 minutes of action outscored their hosts. Continue reading

Friday Night Football


Stillwater 46  Tamarac 6:  Stillwater quarterback James Galarneau threw for three touchdowns and ran for another, leading the Warriors to the easy victory over the Bengals of Tamarac, Friday night in Stillwater.

Galarneau connected on scoring strikes of 40 and 20 yards to Luc Lescault, added a two yard toss to Ryan Greene, and scored on a 71 yard scoring run to round out his four touchdown night. Continue reading

Red Raiders Top The Valley


On a perfect mid-September night for football, Hoosic Valley and Mechanicville ran onto Ted Weagle Memorial Field with both squads looking for their first win of the season.  At night’s end it was Mechanicville that hung a number in the win column.

After a scoreless opening period the Red Raiders took control with three second quarter touchdowns and cruised to the 35-12 victory over the Indians from Schaghticoke.

After nearly 20 minutes of football with defense taking center stage, Mechanicville changed the defensive theme, scoring three times in the final five minutes of the half.

The first Raider points came on a 22 scoring run by sophomore back Russell DeLosSantos and with the Jake LaFountain’s  point after Mechanicville led 7-0 at the 4:35 mark of the second. Continue reading

Thursday Roundup: Raiders Win Indian Cup


Boys Soccer

Mechanicville 2  Stillwater 1 OT:  In the ninth annual Indian Cup game in Stillwater Thursday night, the two teams needed extra time to decide things, and that decision came when Andrew Kraszewski found the back of the net in the first overtime, giving Mechanicville the victory in the match between neighboring rivals.

The Raiders broke on top when Tyler Tesoriero found Kraszewski for a first half score, with his shot deflecting off a Stillwater defenseman and splitting the posts.

After the break the Warriors’ Grant Baker found the range off a Harry Rubenstein find, to tie the match with 25:00 remaining.

In the first overtime Kraszewski took a feed from Zac Rapaccioulo and finished the game-winner, giving the Raiders the exciting “W”.

With the win Mechanicville moves to 1-0, 2-1, while Stillwater goes to 0-1, 3-1 on the young season. Continue reading

Wednesday Roundup

Girls Soccer

Greenwich 4  Emma Willard 2 (Tuesday):  The Witches trailed twice in the match but scored the final three goals to lead when in mattered, topping Emma Willard in Greenwich on Tuesday.

Trailing 1-0 midway through the first half the Witches Faith Ingber found the range to even the score at 1-1.

After the break Catherine Everett gave the Saints a 2-1 advantage with a scoring strike, but a pair of Cate Abate goals put the Witches in front, and Tess Merrill added the final tally to secure the non league “W”.


Hoosick Falls 2  Galway 0:  The Panthers scored two first half goals on strikes from Ally Hoag and Sophie Estes, and keeper Logan Thayne and the Panther “D” posted the shutout in the non league victory.



Greenwich 3  Spa Catholic 2:  Jake Owens carded a 41 to lead the field in the Witches narrow victory over the Saints in action at Saratoga State Park on Wednesday.

Grant Peck and Patrick McFee notched wins in flights four and five for Greenwich.

The Saints’ Will Fizer and Dylan Mulholland won their matchups, to earn points in flights two and three for Spa Catholic.

With the win Greenwich improves to 5-2 on the year while the Saints with the loss slip to 5-3.



Waterford 3  Stillwater 2:  14-25,  25-15,  28-26,  19-25,  25-14

Waterford:  Haley Russell 23 digs   Chelsea Plummer 19 service points, 6 kills  Kiley Pennick 20 service points, 17 assists  Ayden Richards 25 service points, 22 assists

Stillwater:  Kyleigh Frank 13 service points, 12 kills, 7 blocks   Emily Hauser 12 assists

Records:  Waterford 1-0     Stillwater 0-1