Cambridge-Salem and Stillwater football teams stay undefeated with dominant wins over the weekend. The Indians lead the Class C North while the Warriors sit atop the C Central. Stillwater finishes their regular season at Tamarac and home with Holy Trinity, while Cambridge-Salem travels to Lake George and Greenwich in weeks six and seven.
A nice touch at the senior recognition day in Cambridge on Saturday was having all Cambridge alumni attending, sign in under the decade in which they graduated, with all the names read at halftime.
Wasaren football teams can rush the football and it shows in the Section II stat leaders. Stillwater’s Mason Seymour with 801 yards gained leads the section, Hoosic Valley’s Will Scofield with 586 yards is fifth, Cambridge’s Tyler Linendoll with 582 yards is just six feet ahead of teammate Tommy English, with the Indian duo sitting in the sixth and seventh spots for all of Section II.
Team-wise Stillwater is number one with 1951 rushing yards, Cambridge-Salem is fourth with 1566 yards, Hoosic Valley seventh with 1500 yards and Hoosick Falls with 1326 yards holds down the number nine spot.
Section II scoring leaders in football shows three Wasaren backs tied at number two with Hoosick Falls Max Kipp, and the Cambridge tandem of English and Linendoll all having scored 72 points through five weekends of action.
Speaking of scoring the Stillwater girls soccer team has scored 70 goals thus far to lead Section II. The Warriors Brooke Pickett is tied for first individually with 21 goals, and teammate Teya Staie is tied with Waterford’s Annelise Rebel for the sixth spot, both with 16 goals on the year.
A nice matchup in girls soccer at Mechanicville Thursday nigh when the 8-1 Red Raiders host the 9-0 Warriors from Stillwater. The Warriors bested Mechanicville 3-1 in the teams first meeting on the 14th of September.
On the boys side of soccer Mechanicville remains undefeated in Wasaren play at 9-0 and they will host second place Stillwater on Friday night.
Greenwich’s Charlie Gartner with 18 goals is third in Section II soccer scoring, with Mechanicville’s Jeff Luce in 6th with 15 goals, and Stillwater’s Grant Baker with 13 goals holds down the 10th spot.
The Hoosic Valley football team is trying to rally from an 0-3 start for the second straight year. Last season the Indians followed three losses with three “W’s” and this year after dropping their first three, the Valley has crushed Cohoes and Coxsackie-Athens and will look to even their mark on Saturday at Fort Edward.
The Wasaren league golf championship is being played today at the Troy Country Club, weather permitting. Some good golf teams in the league this fall with Hoosick Falls, Greenwich and Saratoga Catholic leading the way and it will be interesting how things play out in wet conditions in Troy.