Boys Soccer; Red Raiders Continue to Roll

Mechanicville 11 Saratoga Catholic 0: Mechanicville scored eight goals before the break and cruised to the one-sided decision over the Saints in Saratoga on Tuesday.

Six Raiders connected for goals in the match with three players recording multiple tallies. Andrew Kraszewski with three strikes and Glenn Prarie and Colin McNutt with two goals each led the Raider onslaught. Mechanicville finished the contest scoring their final three goals off corner kicks.

Mechanicville keepers Glenn Prarie and Dylan Raucci combined with the Raider “D” for the shutout, the fourth in as many outings for Mechanicville. Along with the suffocating defense, the Raiders have posted double figure scoring in all four contests finding the back of the net 45 times over the four game span.

Hoosic Valley 1 Tamarac 1 No other info at this time

Girls Soccer

Greenwich 3 Mechanicville 3: The two Wasaren squads battled to a 3-3 deadlock in Mechanicville on Monday.

Faith Ingber with a pair of goals and Tess Merrill with a single strike led the Witches attack.

Ryleigh Hopeck paced the Raiders with two goals, and Marissa Krosky added a goal as well while Patty Snyder assisted on two of the Mechanicville scores.

Hoosic Valley 0 Hoosick Falls 0: Defense was the theme as both team’s keepers and defensive players took center stage in the scoreless match played in Hoosick Falls on Monday.

Valley keeper Kate Chamberlain saved 12 shots for the Indians while Panther goal tender Olivia Estes turned back two shots on the afternoon.

Weekend Football Roundup

Mechanicville 12 Granville 8: Joe Sanchez bulled in from the two-yard line with :45 remaining, propelling Mechanicville past the Golden Horde on Saturday in Granville.

Sanchez staked the Raiders to a 6-0 lead at the 4:21 mark in the first on a one-yard touchdown run. But on the final play of the first frame Granville’s Logan Beebe ran it in from six yards out and Josh Oakman added the two-point conversion to give the home squad an 8-6 advantage which held up until Sanchez’s late game heroics.

With the win the Red Raiders even their season mark at 1-1.

Greenwich 36 Stillwater 7: Max Maguire and Matt Conlin both ran for a pair of touchdowns to lead Greenwich to the road win over the Warriors of Stillwater.

A two-yard scoring run by CJ McNeil gave Stillwater a 7-6 edge early in the second period, but on the final play of the first half a two-yard quarterback sneak by Jesse Kuzmich along with the two-point conversion gave the lead back to the Witches at 14-7.

Conlin’s second running touchdown came with 1:57 left in the third extended the Witches lead to 22-7 and Maquire added TD runs of 24 and 5 yards in the final quarter to round out the scoring for Greenwich.

With the win the Witches move to 2-0 on the season.

Hoosick Falls/Tamarac 34 Watervliet 0: Greg Mays threw for 114 yards and three scores to lead HF/Tam to the shutout “W” over the Cannoneers of Watervliet.

Mays connected with Tucker Thayne on a 19-yard scoring strike in the second frame, and added a pair of touchdown tosses in the third, finding James Blake from 38 yards out and Tom Chalewa on a 28 yard hookup.

Hoosick Falls/Tamarac held a 321-69 advantage in total yards and with the victory improve to 2-0 on the year.

Boys Soccer; Red Raiders Roll Again

The high school soccer season is in it’s early stages with most Wasaren schools having played just a couple of times, and while the lion’s share of the schedule remains, no team has started faster than the boys from Mechanicville.

Mechanicville 10 Hoosic Valley 0: Andrew Kraszewski found the back of the net four times in the one-sided decision over Hoosic Valley in Schaghticoke on Friday.

Six Raiders scored goals in the match, while Mechanicville keeper Glenn Prarie saved six shots, combining with the Raiders defense to post the shutout.

Mechanicville moves to 3-0 on the season and has opened the year in dominant fashion.

The Raiders kicked things off with a 12-0 win over Berlin/New Lebanon that saw Kraszewski, Colin McNutt and Wyqie Agunda all finish with hat tricks.

They doubled down in their next outing with a 12-0 verdict against Hoosick Falls, Kraszewski and McNutt again striking for three goals each while Agunda added a pair.

Next up for the Raiders is an away match on Tuesday with Saratoga Catholic, while Hoosic Valley (0-2), will travel to Tamarac to take on the Bengals.

Greenwich 5 Saratoga Catholic 0: Five different Witches connected on goals and Greenwich keeper Owen Keech needed just two saves to notch the shutout over the Saints of Saratoga Catholic on Friday.

The Witches improve to 2-0-1 on the year, after opening the season, tying Hoosick Falls 2-2 and following with a 3-0 “W” over Hoosic Valley.

Both squads next outing will be on Tuesday when Greenwich will face Waterford at Afrim’s Sports Complex and Saratoga Catholic (0-2), will host Mechanicville.

Tamarac 2 Hoosick Falls 0: Alex Bassey and Nevin Wilkie with a goal each led the way for the Bengals who post their second win of the year in as many outings.

Tamarac keeper Burdick turned back seven Fordian shots in notching the shutout.

Tamarac will host Hoosic Valley on Tuesday, while Hoosick Falls (0-2-1), will also play on Tuesday, entertaining the Indians of Cambridge.

Witches Run Past Voorheesville

Greenwich quarterback Jesse Kuzmich scored on four touchdown runs and threw for another, leading the Witches to the shutout victory over Voorheesville in Stillwater on Sunday.

Kuzmich staked the Witches to a 20-0 halftime advantage with a rushing touchdown in the first period and a pair of scoring runs in the second frame. After a scoreless third quarter Kuzmich scored on a 3-yard touchdown tote at the 10:31 mark of the fourth and closed out the game with a 46-yard TD pass to Alex Curtis.

Max Maguire led the Greenwich ground attack gaining 148 yards on 14 carries while Kuzmich ran for 52 yards on 14 carries and completed 11 of 15 passes for 147 yards.

High School Football; Hoosick Falls/Tamarac Tops Ichabod Crane

Hoosick Falls/Tamarac 33 Ichabod Crane 0

Greg Mays threw for 102 yards and a pair of scores to lead Hoosick Falls/Tamarac past the Riders of Ichabod Crane in Watervliet on Saturday.

Josh Colegrove added scoring runs of five and 26 yards for HF/T who led 26-0 at the half.

Schuylerville 38 Mechanicville 0

Schuylerville running back Sam McGarrahan rushed for 135 and two touchdowns in the Black Horses shutout victory over the Red Raiders in Mechanicville on Saturday.

McGarrahan scored on runs of six and nine yards, while Schuylerville quarterback Owen Sherman threw for a score and ran for another in the season-opening win. The Schuylerville defense was stout in week one, holding Mechanicville to just 38 total yards in the game.

Lake George/Hadley Luzerne 12 Stillwater 8

Cole Clark ran for 117 yards and threw for 124 more in leading the War Eagles to the narrow victory over Stillwater on Saturday.

Clark’s 35-yard scoring romp with 5:00 remaining in the third period proved to the be difference as both squads defensive units pitched shutouts the rest of the way.

Stillwater took an 8-6 lead in the second frame on an Isaac Cutler 32-yard touchdown run at the 6:01 mark, with Tyler Paffen hitting C.J. McNeil for the two-point conversion.

Ravena 15 Cambridge-Salem 12

Ravena, on a pair of rushing touchdowns, built a 15-6 advantage at the break and despite being held scoreless over the final two periods, hung on for the win over Cambridge/Salem at Stillwater on Saturday.

Indians quarterback Jacob Ruggles scored on a 23-yard tote in the first period and connected with Blake Baylor on a 55-yard scoring strike in the third frame pulling Cambridge/Salem to within three at 15-12.

Late in the fourth quarter C/S drove to the Ravena 15 yard line but the drive stalled and Ravena came away with the season-opening “W”.

Saratoga County League Basketball All-Stars

Saratoga County League 2021

Champions: Mechanicville 13-1


Devin Garland Mechanicville

First Team

TJ Kelley Waterford

Luci D’Ambro Mechanicville

Cam Woodard South Glens Falls

Isaac Cutler Stillwater

Hayden Day Saratoga Catholic

Second Team

Cayden Rutland Schuylerville

Owen Sherman Schuylerville

Tyler Eiseman Mechanicville

Jake Houle Waterford

Brendan Shader Galway

Basketball Results from Season Finales


Cambridge 57 Greenwich 38

Leading Scorers: Indians – Lilly Phillips 20 Sophie Phillips 13 Stasia Epler 13 Witches – Molly Brophy 15 Norah Niesz 12

Greenwich held a 20-18 lead heading into the break but Cambridge used a dominant 27-6 third period to take control on their way to the victory, finishing their season with a perfect 9-0 mark. Greenwich completes their year with an 8-3 record with all three losses coming against Cambridge.

South High 60 Stillwater 33

Leading Scorers: S.H. – Hannah Breen 15 Sydney Hart 14 Warriors – Molly Sheehan 17

South High held Stillwater to 19 points thru three quarters of play, and posted the comfortable win over the Warriors to finish the year with a perfect 12-0 mark. Stillwater enjoyed a fine season as well ending with an 8-3 record.


Mechanicville 61 Schuylerville 53

Leading Scorers: Red Raiders – Devin Garland ( 4 3’s) Luciano D’Ambro 16 Black Horses – Cayden Rutland 15 Owen Sherman 11

Mechanicville led 44-40 going to the final frame and closed things out over the final eight minutes to post the home “W” and finish the season at a sterling 13-1.

Fort Plain 65 Tamarac 57

Leading Scorers: F.P. – Robert Jordan 23 Austin Van Gorder 14 Levi Thomas 13 T. Nemecek 10 Bengals – Zachary Rice 28

In a close game throughout , Fort Plain used a decisive 23-17 fourth period to notch the win over the visitors from Tamarac. The Bengals finish a fine late winter campaign with a 9-3 mark.

South High 62 Stillwater 52

Leading Scorers: S.H. – Woodard 21 VanWagenen 10 Warriors – Lukas Lilac 12 Grant Baker 10

South High jumped out to a 22-6 advantage after the first, and rode that cushion to the home victory over the Warriors from Stillwater.

Greenwich 59 Cambridge 37

Leading Scorers: Witches – Jacob Ziehm 18 Jesse Kuzmich 11 Andrew Conlin 10 Indians – Owen Foyle 12 Jeff Burke 10

Greenwich built a 26-11 lead by halftime and coasted to home win in the season finale for both squads.

Waterford 80 Corinth 33

Leading Scorers: Fordians – TJ Kelley 33 ( 4 3’s) Jake Houle 15 Gavin Bodah 10 Dominick Pontore 10 Tomahawks – Zach Guilder 12

The Fordians won every quarter in posting the one-sided decision over the Tomahawks in Corinth on Saturday. Waterford finishes their season with a excellent 9-3 mark.

Saratoga Catholic 61 Galway 54

Leading Scorers: Saints – Hayden Day 22 Robbie Bolen 21 Galway – Shader 21 ( 5 3’s) Broudreau 12

The Saints held a 45-41 lead heading into the final frame and held on for the win at Galway. The Saints played a big schedule in the abbreviated season competing in 17 runs, and finishing with an 8-9 record.

Hoosic Valley 50 Hoosick Falls 27

Leading Scorers: Valley – Isaiah Eckler 18 ( 4 3’s) Logan Reilly 14 ( 3 3’s) Panthers – Josh Colgrove 9

The Valley outscored the Panthers 30-13 after the break in capturing the season ending victory in Schaghticoke n Saturday. The Indians drilled nine triples in the win and wrap up a solid season at 8-5.

Friday Night Hoops


Mechanicville 50 South Glens Falls 38

Leading Scorers: Red Raiders – Luciano D’Ambro 12 South High – Woodard 16

Mechanicville led 32-29 heading to the final period where the Raiders used an 18-9 advantage to seal the victory. Nine Raiders scored with D’Ambro leading the way for the 11-1 Mechanicville squad.

Spa Catholic 62 Corinth 46

Leading Scorers: Saints – Hayden Day 34 Robbie Bolen 11 Tomahawks – Allen 13

On Senior Night at Spa Catholic the Saints won every quarter and gradually pulled away from Corinth in posting the home “W”.

Schuylerville 67 Stillwater 58

Leading Scorers: Black Horses – Owen Sherman 12 Ryan Dow 10 Warriors – Grant Baker 21 CJ McNeil 10

The Black Horses built a 58-42 lead thru three periods and held on for the win over the Stillwater in Schuylerville on Friday night. With the win Schuylerville moves to 8-5 on the year, winners in eight of their last 10 outings.


South High 38 Mechanicville 31

Leading Scorers: SH – Sydney Hart 14 Hailey Breen 10 Hannah Breen 10 Red Raiders – Amy DiSiena 16

In a defensive battle between two elite squads, the game was knotted at 23 all entering the final frame where South High outscored the Raiders 15-8 to secure the road win. With the victory South High remains unbeaten at 11-0 on the year while Mechanicville drops just their second game, moving to 10-2 on the season.

Corinth 45 Spa Catholic 37

Leading Scorers: Tomahawks – M. DeLisle 22 E. Dingman 19 Saints – Molly O’Reilly 18

Corinth led 17-1 after the first and rode that cushion to the home “W” over the Saints of Saratoga Catholic on Friday night.

Greenwich 62 Hudson Falls 21

Leading Scorers: Witches – Molly Brophy 34 Norah Niesz 13 Tigers – Mikayla Varney 9

The Witches held Hudson Falls to single numbers in every quarter, while offensively hitting for 25 first period points in breezing to the one-sided road win on Friday.

Thursday Basketball Results


Greenwich 76 Tamarac 49

Leading Scorers: Witches – Molly Brophy 36 Norah Niesz 16 Adrianna Rojas 14 Bengals – Sarita Faraj 19 S. Phillips 10

The Witches built a 36-19 lead by halftime and went on to post the comfortable road victory over Tamarac Thursday night in Clum’s Corners. Greenwich’s “Big Three” of Brophy, Niesz and Rojas combined for 66 points in the win.

Cambridge 69 Hoosick Falls 29

Leading Scorers: Indians – Sophie Phillips 18 ( 5 3’s) Lilly Phillips 11 Panthers – McKenna Roberson 13

Cambridge held their hosts to single numbers in three of the four periods and dialed up the long ball offensively, connecting 11 times from deep in notching their eighth win in as many outings.


Tamarac 76 Greenwich 39

Leading Scorers: Bengals – James Blake 25 Patrick Mainello 18 Witches – Jesse Kuzmich 14

Leading by 10 after the first period, Tamarac used a 22-5 second quarter to take control, on their way to the easy “W” over the Witches in Greenwich on Thursday. With the win Tamarac improves to a gaudy 9-2 on the season.

Spa Catholic 53 Hoosic Valley 52

Leading Scorers: Saints – Hayden Day 24 Robbie Barile 17 Valley – Logan Reilly 21 Isiah Eckler 16

Leading 42-41 entering the final frame, the Saints converted on 5 of 6 free throws in the quarter to outlast the Valley in Saratoga on Thursday. Spa Catholic moves to 6-9 with the win, while Hoosic Valley, with the loss, slips to 7-5 on the season.