Raiders, Warriors Fall in Soccer Semifinals


Lake George 2   Mechanicville 0:  A pair of second half goals, one each from Gabrielle Marchello and Lacey Cormie  fueled the Warrior victory, sending Lake George to the Class C sectional final on Wednesday versus Schoharie.

Rachel Shambo saved 12 shots in posting the shutout for Lake George, and Raider keeper Lauren Claeys turned back 14 shots for Mechanicville who finish a fine season at 13-3-2.


Schoharie 1  Stillwater 0:  After a scoreless first half of play, Carolyn Wetzel found the back of the net with the only score in the contest sending Schoharie to the championship match with Lake George on Wednesday.

Abby Wetzel earned the shutout victory stopping 10 shots for Schoharie, while Danika Svendsen saved 12 for Stillwater who finish their impressive year with a 15-2-2 mark.

Greenwich Visits The Valley in Class C Semifinal

When Saturday’s game between the Witches of Greenwich and the Indians of Hoosic Valley kicks off, it will have the feel of a Class C Super Bowl. In fact it will be one of two semifinals being played on Saturday afternoon, the other being Mechanicville at Voorheesville.  With all due respect to the Blackbirds and the Red Raiders, who are an excellent squad and my dark horse pick of the four remaining teams, the Valley/Witches get together seems like the main event. Continue reading