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.

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