Boys and girls soccer along with a pair of golf matches played out on Thursday in the Wasaren as all sports ramp up with football kicking off this weekend.
Stillwater 5 Waterford 4 OT: The Warriors Grant Baker scored a hat trick before the break, and saved the game-winner for the overtime period, as Stillwater got past the Fordians of Waterford.
Josh Luca added a first half score for the Warriors, while Waterford connected on a Hunter Guertin PK and a strike from Jack O’Brien off a corner as the teams went to halftime with Stillwater holding a 4-2 advantage.
Second half goals from Tyler Galanearu and Zach Soden knotted things at 4-4 setting up Bakers game-winner in the extra session.
With the win Stillwater improves to 1-0, 3-0 while Waterford goes to 0-1, 0-1 with the tough loss.
Mechanicville 5 Saratoga Catholic 0: The Red Raiders scored early and often finding the mark with five, first half strikes on their way to the shutout victory over the Saints.
Kevin Charette’s hat trick led the Mechanicville scoring parade with Brandt St,Gelais and John Pingelski adding a score each for the 1-0, 1-1 Raiders.
Greenwich 4 Hoosic Valley 0: The Witches scored a pair of goals in each half to notch the comfortable “W” over the Valley in Schaghticoke.
Charlie Gartner enjoyed a four goal day for Greenwich and Witches keeper Sam Whiting saved nine shots to record the shutout as the Witches move to -0, 1-0 with the win while Hoosic Valley slips to 0-1, 0-2 in the early season.
Tamarac 4 Cambridge 2: The Indians held a 1-0 lead at the break but Tamarac scored four unanswered in the second half of play to post the come-from-behind victory in Cambridge.
The Indians Austin Hackman staked Cambridge to the early lead connecting at the 26:00 mark off an Owen Hall find.
But the Bengals dominated play after intermission with Xander Gliosco, Alwx Bassey, Andrew Minbiolem and Dylan Briccetti all finding the back of the net, before Cambridge’s Hackman closed out the scoring with his second strike of the match which was the season-opener for both squads.
Cambridge 2 Tamarac 2 OT: In a tale of two halves Tamarac scored twice in the first 40 minutes and the visitors from Cambridge netted a pair after the break before the two teams battled through two scoreless overtime sessions.
Abby Buckley and Isabella Bisceglia tallied for the Bengals while Lily Phillips and Rhiannon Darling rang the bell for the homestanding Indians.
Hoosick Falls 4 Hoosic Valley 1: The Falls Ryan Bloomer fired a low round of 35 to lead the Panthers to the victory in a match played at the Battenkill Country Club on Thursday.
Matt Smith, Miles Smith and Brady Hathaway all posted individual wins for Hoosick Falls while Bret Pruso won the Indians point with a victory in the fifth flight.
The Panthers stay perfect at 8-0 with the win, and the Valley goes to 2-4 with the loss.
Cambridge 5 Waterford 0: Ben Epler’s round of 43 led the way to the Indians sweep of Waterford in action at the Hoosick Falls Country Club on Thursday.
Joining Epler in the winner’s circle were teammates Nethanel Woodcock, Jack Toomey, James Toleman and Brian Hall as Cambridge improves to 2-4 on the season with the “W”.