Waterford 6 Bolton/Warrensburg 1: Waterford built a 2-0 advantage at the break, and put the game away with four second half scores, notching the Class C semifinal win, and punching their ticket to the Section II title match on Tuesday.
Sophomore Addyson Galuski led the way with four scoring strikes, while sophomore Cassidy McClement added two goals and a pair of assists for Waterford, who remain perfect, at 17-0 on the year.
Fordian keeper Maddy Atwood saved nine shots in the victory, which sends Waterford to a final’s matchup with Schoharie, Tuesday night in Mechanicville.
Waterford will makes it’s first trip to a sectional final since 2013, and will be seeking it’s first sectional championship in girls soccer.
Stillwater 20 Cambridge/Salem 0: Stillwater used a dominant ground game and a lockdown defense, in posting the shutout over Cambridge on Saturday.
CJ McNeil rushed for two touchdowns and 114 yards , while Caleb Dyer added 108 yards on the ground and caught a four yard TD pass from Colby Paffen, to pace the Warriors attack.
Stillwater, (6-1), will face Warrensburg next weekend in a Class D semifinal in Schuylerville.
Hoosick Falls/Tamarac 47 Hudson 12: The Wildcats used a 27-0 second period to take control, on their way to the Class C quarterfinal “W” over Hudson Friday night.
HF/Tam quarterback Jake Sparks spearheaded the second quarter explosion, scoring on a 36-yard run, and throwing three touchdown passes, finding James Blake on a 58-yard connection, and Dillion Grogan twice with strikes of 26 and 13 yards.
Michael D’Agostino added a 34-yard touchdown pass, connecting with Richie Stifter in the third period to round out the scoring for the Wildcats.
Sparks finished the night with 92 yards rushing, and 181 yards through the air and five touchdowns.
With the win the Wildcats advance to the Class C semi’s next weekend.
Greenwich 41 Granville 0: Matthew Conlin ran for 146 yards and three scores to lead the Witches past Granville in a crossover game, Friday night in Greenwich.
Greenwich quarterback Jesse Kuzmich threw for 181 yards and a TD, finding Deonte Bennett with a 55-yard strike to open the scoring.
Greenwich will meet Chatham next weekend in the Class D semifinals.
Schalmont 4 Mechanicville 1: The Raiders held a 1-0 lead at the break on an Ally Kenyon tally, but Schalmont responded with a dominant second half, led by Gianna Viscusi who connected for three goals, leading the Sabres past Mechanicville in the girls Class B championship soccer match.
The Raiders finish an outstanding season with a mark of 12-3-3
Waterford 4 Lake George 1: The Fordians built a 2-1 halftime advantage and added a pair of goals after the break to post the comfortable victory over Lake George in a girls Class C quarterfinal at Afrim’s on Tuesdayafternoon.
Addison Galuski connected for two scoring strikes, while Mia O’Brien also tallied twice off feeds from Galuski and Cassidy McClement.
Mykah Collier- Fisher found the back of the net with a first half score for Lake George.
Fordian keeper Maddie Atwood saved five shots, for the unbeaten Waterford squad, while, Alicia Dean saved nine for Lake George.
Waterford moves on to the semifinal round, facing Bolton/Warrensburg on Saturday in Mechanicville, in a 3:30 kickoff.
Mechanicville 2 Broadalbin Perth 0 OT: After a scoreless regulation, Anna Izzo tallied twice off a pair of Isabella Raucci finds, leading the Raiders past Broadalbin-Perth in overtime, in a girls Class B semifinal on Tuesday in Stillwater.
Raider keeper Olivia Horan denied 12 shots for Mechanicville who move on to the Class B finals and a date with Schalmont.
Bolton/Warrensburg 2 Greenwich 1: The match was knotted at 1-1 entering the break, and Bolton/Warrensburg pitched a second half shutout while connecting for the game-winner, advancing to a Saturday semifinal with Waterford.
Maple Hill 3 Hoosick Falls 1: Becka Hall and Eva Hirschoff rang the bell with second half scores, breaking a 1-1 match at the half, and sending Maple Hill onto the semifinal round in Class C.
Megan Perry got the Panthers on the board with a first half strike, while Falls keeper Olivia Estes saved 10 shots in the match.
Schoharie 9 Stillwater 1: Schoharie ran out to a 3-0 halftime lead and never looked back, posting the Class C quarterfinal win over Stillwater in Fonda on Tuesday.
Katie Krohn with five goals and a pair of assists led Schoharie, who advance to Saturday, and a semifinal match with Maple Hill in Mechanicville.
Mechanicville 6 Coxsackie-Athens 0: The Red Raiders held a 2-0 lead at the break, and put the game away with four second half goals, notching the Class B quarterfinal “W” on Saturday.
A pair of first half strikes by Andrew Kraszewski, the first off a Wyqie Aguda find, staked the Raiders to a 2-0 advantage heading to halftime.
Aguda connected for a pair of scores after intermission, with Ryan Grimmick and Gordon Jenney adding single tallies.
Raider keeper Dylan Raucci saved five shots in earning the shutout.
With the win Mechanicville advances to the B semi’s, and will face Broadalbin Perth on Wednesday night.
Waterford 1 Chatham 0: The Fordians used a first half goal, and an outstanding defensive effort to earn the Class C quarterfinal victory over Chatham, Saturday night.
The game-winner came with less than three minutes remaining in the first half. After a series of blocks in the box, and point blank saves by Chatham’s keeper John Wisseman, Josh Catanzarita cleaned up the chaos, firing a shot to the back of the net for the difference-maker.
Waterford keeper Alex Roy and the Fordian defense enjoyed an outstanding match in keeping Chatham off the board.
With the win Waterford moves on, and will face top-seeded Maple Hill on Wednesday at LaSalle in a Class C semifinal.
Maple Hill 4 Stillwater 0: Eli Charlebois scored a hat trick, and Kayden Morris added a PK score, fueling the Tigers win over Stillwater in a Class C quarterfinal match.
Mechanicville 1 Voorheesville 1 OT Mechanicville advances on PK’s: Nevaeh D’Aloia scored for Mechanicville and Emma Farrell tallied for Voorheesville in a Class B quarterfinal that was decided via penalty kicks.
Both keepers had big matches between the posts with Raider keeper Olivia Horan and her counterpart Isabella Thayer both denying 15 shots in the contest.
With the win Mechanicville advances to the semi’s with a Tuesday matchup with Broadalbin Perth in Stillwater.
Schalmont 6 Tamarac 0: Five players scored for Schalmont led by Gianna Viscusi, who connected twice, leading the Sabres to the win in a Class B quarterfinal match.
Waterford 9 Berne-Knox 1: The Fordians did their work early scoring four times before the break, in posting the shutout over Berne-Knox in a girls Class C opening round match.
Addison Galuski tallied twice, while Cassidy McClement and Imani Bloomfield added single strikes for the undefeated Fordians, who are the top ranked Class C team in the state.
Waterford keeper Maddy Atwood saved four shots for the Fordians, who advance to the quarterfinals with the “W”.
Stillwater 2 Galway 0: Elliot Patenaude connected for scores in each half, and the Stillwater defense did the rest in the Warriors Class C, opening round victory over Galway.
Patenaude score in the eighth minute of the match, and split the posts again in the 61st minute, while Warrior keeper Mia Corraro saved four shots and combined with the Stillwater “D” for the clean sheet.
Stillwater moves on to a quarterfinal match on Tuesday with Schoharie.
Hoosick Falls 2 Rensselaer 0: The Panther defense pitched a shutout, and Sydney Kasulinous and Rylie Niles connected on scoring strikes. to lead the Falls to the opening round win in Class C.
Hoosick Falls keeper Olivia Estes denied two shots, and with the Panther defense posted the shutout.
The Falls moves on to a quarterfinal match on Tuesday with Maple Hill.
Maple Hill 3 Cambridge 1: Maple Hill ran out to a 2-0 halftime lead, and held on for the win over Cambridge.
Alayna Fletcher, Rachael Frazier and Halee Spar all tallied for the Tigers.
Samantha Crandall connected with a second half strike for Cambridge.
Tamarac/Hoosick Falls 42 Corinth 0: The Wildcats scored 28 first-period points, and cruised from their to the road “W” over Corinth.
HF/T quarterback Jake Sparks threw for three touchdowns in the first quarter, finding Jack Cavanaugh, Dylan Baker and Dillion Grogan with scoring strikes.
Baker also added a 29-yard punt return for points in the opening period.
In the second frame Anthony Paladino scored on a 1-yard TD run, while Richie Stifter scooped up a fumble and returned it 46 yards for six, to cap the scoring on the night.
The Wildcat defense dominated, holding Corinth to nine total yards in the contest.
HF/T kicker Abby Buckley was a perfect 6-6 on PAT’s.
With the win the Wildcats move to 6-1 on the year.
Fonda 47 Mechanicville 0: Fonda scored 34 points over the middle two periods to take control, on their way to the shutout victory over the visitors from Mechanicville.
Giovanni DiCaprio led Fonda’s attack, running for 127 yards and a pair of scores, including a 91-yard touchdown romp.
With the loss the Raiders slip to 1-5 on the season.
Stillwater 47 Warrensburg/North Warren 26: CJ McNeil and Caleb Dyer scored three touchdowns each, in leading the Warriors past W/NW Friday night in Stillwater.
McNeil ran for 132 yards and three touchdowns, while Dyer added 143 rushing yards and a touchdown, and caught a pair of TD passes as well.
Stillwater moves to 4-1 on the year with the victory.
Waterford 2 Greenwich 1 OT: It took an overtime session to decide a great match, under the lights in Waterford Thursday night.
A back and forth first half of action took the squads to the break with the game scoreless.
Less than one minute into the second half the Witches Christian VanDoren collected a loose ball and went far post to give Greenwich the 1-0 lead.
Twelve minutes later Waterford knotted things, when Josh Catanzarita found a streaking Skyler Tostes who’s chip shot found the back of the net for the 1-1 deadlock.
Just minutes into overtime it again was Catanzarita to Tostes, with the latter ripping the game-winner from 25 yards out, sending the Fordians on to a quarterfinal match with #5 Chatham on Saturday, under the lights in Waterford.
Stillwater 1 Doane Staurt 0: In a game played mostly between the 18’s and saw the two squads combine for just seven shots in the match, Stillwater’s Harry Rubenstein connected eight minutes into the second half with what proved to be the game-winner, advancing the Warriors to a quarterfinal matchup in Maple Hill on Saturday.
Canajoharie 3 Hoosic Valley 2 OT: In a match that saw firework in the first half, and defense in the second, it took an extra session to decide things between these evenly matched squads on Thursday in Schaghticoke.
Tyler Eddy put the Valley on the board first, connecting off a corner kick, fifteen minutes into the game.
Canjo answered quickly on a Cody Haig tally knotting things at 1-1
Minutes later the Valley took the 2-1 advantage on a 25 yard curling shot by Jack Wiley that found the net, but with eight minutes remaining in the half, it was Haig, using the dribble to free himself, and rifling a shot off the crossbar for the equalizer.
Defense took control in the second half with neither team able to break through.
Seven minutes into overtime, Haig went top corner for the game-winner, his third goal of the match,. moving Canajoharie onto the Class C quarters.
Chatham 3 Berlin/New Lebanon 1: Berlin/New Lebanon took the early 1-0 lead, but Chatham shut down the Mountaineer attack the rest of the way and posted the opening round win in Class C.
Midway through the first half B/NL Wyatt Powers connected, giving the Mountaineers the 1-0 advantage, that was erased before the break on a Miguel Casarrubias tally.
Second half goals by Casarrubias and Elliot Bailey, combined with the Chatham defense after the break, sealed the “W” for Chatham.
Germantown 4 Spa Catholic 1: Germantown ran out to a 2-0 halftime lead on goals from Jonathan Mollo and Mason Ferrar, and were never headed in a Class D match at Gavin Park on Thursday.
Early in a the second half the Saints drew closer on a Jacob Hajos tally, but later in the half, Mollo and Ferrar added their second scores of the match, closing out the Germantown “W”.
Mechanicville 4 Johnstown 0: Leading 1-0 at the break, Mechanicville used three second half strikes to post the victory in a Class B girls opening round match.
Nevaeh D’Aloia connected for a pair of goals, and Anna Izzo and Isabella Raucci added single strikes to lead the Raider attack.
Mechanicville keeper Olivia Horan combined with the Raider “D” for the shutout.
Next up for Mechanicville is a home quarterfinal with Coxsackie-Athens on Saturday.
Tamarac 1 Schuylerville 1 Tamarac advances on penalty kicks: After a scoreless first half Tamarac’s Abbie Yetto and Schuylerville’s Macey Koval connected with second half tallies setting up extra sessions, with the Bengals eventually winning on PK’s 4-3, sending Tamarac on to a Class B quarterfinal match with Schalmont, on Saturday.
Cambridge 4 Whitehall 0: After a scoreless first half Cambridge found the back of the net four times after the break, getting two goals each from Addison Gates and Mia Aply, in posting the win over Whitehall in a Class C play-in.
Cambridge keeper Rochelle Daniels saved four shots and combined with the Cambridge defense for the shutout.
With the win Cambridge moves on to a matchup with #3 Maple Hill on Friday.
Berne Knox 1 Hoosic Valley 0: An Ashlee Stevens first half tally proved to be the difference in BK’s win over the Valley in Schaghticoke on Wednesday.
Hoosic Valley keeper Riley Caiaza saved 21 shots in the match for the Indians.
Mechanicville 12 Fonda 0: The Raiders score seven times before the break and rolled to the first round victory in Class B.
Andrew Kraszewski connected for five goals, giving him 100 for his career, to lead the Mechanicville squad.
Joining Kraszewski in the scoring parade were six other Raiders including Colin McNutt who tallied twice, and Tom Wendell, Joe Devito, Ryan Grimmick, Logan Starks and Scotty Lynch who all rang the bell one time.
Top seeded Mechanicville moves on to the quarters and a match with Coxsackie-Athens.
Canajoharie 0 Tamarac 0: Canajoharie advances on penalty kicks.
Cambridge/Salem 34 Granville 18: Cambridge/Salem trailed 12-7 after the first quarter, but used a pair of Alex Luke touchdowns in the second frame to take the lead, on their way to the well-earned road win in Granville on Saturday.
Luke scored on a 10-yard run and threw a 20-yard scoring strike to Brice Burr, giving C/S a 20-13 advantage at the break.
C/S extended their lead in the third period, on a Clifford Lewis 10-yard run for six, but Granville didn’t go quietly, responding with an Alex Warrington 1-yard TD, trimming the deficit to 27-18.
Eli Danio sealed the “W” for Cambridge/Salem late in the final period on a 40-yard touchdown romp.
With the win C/S moves to 2-2, 4-3 on the year.
Waterford 5 Berlin/New Lebanon 0: On a windy, rainy day in Mechanicville, Waterford used the wind advantage in the first half, scoring all five of their goals, in notching the victory over Berlin/New Lebanon.
Josh Catanzarita with a hat trick, and Skyler Tostes and Jarron Maguire with single tallies led the Fordian attack.
Waterford keeper Alex Roy saved five shots and combined with the Fordian defense for the clean sheet.
Mountaineer keeper Kevin Chittenden saved 10 shots in the match.
AuSable Valley 4 Stillwater 2: AuSable Valley used goals from four different players to get past the Warriors on Saturday.
Jillian Bezio, Lilley Keyser, Addie Stanley and Jenna Stanley all connected for scores in the match for AuSable Valley.
Isabella Estill, with a goal in each half, led the Warriors offensively.
Greenwich 71 Lake George 16: Lake George actually took an 8-7 lead early in the first, before Greenwich scored 49 unanswered points over the next two periods, turning the lights out on the Warriors Friday night in Lake George.
Deontae Bennett and Matt Conlin both scored four touchdowns to lead the Witches assault. Bennett caught touchdown passes of 50, 20 and 20 yards from Jesse Kuzmich, and added a 15-yard run for six. Colin scored on carries of four, four, four and five yards, while the longest scoring play of the night for Greenwich came on a third quarter kickoff return of 80 yards by Parker Jamieson.
With the win, Greenwich, the fifth ranked Class D team in the state, moves to 6-0 overall.
Stillwater 47 Warrensburg 26: Warrensburg held a 6-0 lead after the first period, but Stillwater outscored their guests 40-14 over the middle two frames to take control, and closed out the “W” in Stillwater Friday night.
The Warriors C.J. McNeill ran for scores of four, seven and nine yards, and Caleb Dyer added a 31-yard TD run, and touchdown catches of 15 and 23 yards from Stillwater QB Colby Paffen.
On the night McNeil and Dyer combined for 275 rushing yards for Stillwater who notched their fourth straight win, improving to 4-1 on the season.
Tamarac/Hoosick Falls 30 Mechanicville 0: Josh Colegrove ran for three touchdowns, and the Tamarac/Hoosick Falls defense did the rest, shutting down the Raiders in the Wildcats road “W” Friday night.
T/HF quarterback Jake Sparks added a 10-yard scoring run and the Wildcat defense opened the night with a safety.
T/HF rushed for 200 yards in the game led by Colegrove’s 90 yard night.
After an opening week loss to Schuylerville, Tamarac/Hoosick Falls post’s their fifth straight victory improving to 5-1 on the year.
Mechanicville 9 Tamarac 3: Five different Raiders connected for goals in the road win over the Bengals.
Colin McMutt led the Raider scoring with three goals, followed by Wyqie Aguda and Andrew Kraszewski with two goals apiece, and Ryan Grimmick and Tom Wendel with single scoring strikes.
Rocco DiCarlo scored a pair of goals for Tamarac, with Xander Glisoco adding a single tally for the Bengals. With the win Mechanicville completes their regular season with a perfect 17-0 mark, clinching their fifth straight Wasaren crown.
Waterford 7 Hoosick Falls 0: Six Fordians tallied, and the Waterford defense dominated throughout, in the home win over Hoosick Falls Friday night.
Josh Catanzarita connected twice, while Matt Soden, Skyler Tosts, Mason Noto, Jarron Maguire and Nate Griner all rang the bell one time for Waterford, who with the win improve to 10-5 on the season.
Greenwich 3 Cambridge 0: First half goals from Shamus Brophy and Madigan Carner gave Greenwich a 2-0 halftime cushion, and the Witches never looked back in notching the home “W” on Friday.
Aaron Stutzman added a second half tally for Greenwich to round out the scoring in the match.
Witches keeper Owen Keech needed just one save to earn the shutout, while Cambridge keeper Ethan Robertson denied 10 shots in defeat.