Soccer Roundup

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Girls Soccer

Mechanicville 7  Tamarac 1:  Jada Brown found the back of the net five times to lead the Raiders to the one-sided decision over the Bengals of Tamarac.

Brynn Murphy added a pair of goals for Mechanicville who with the win, their 10th straight, move to 11-2-1 on the season.

Tamarac avoided the shutout when Bre Evertsen connected for the Bengals score.

 

Germantown 3  Berlin 1:  Riley Gibbins scored a pair of goals and Megan Dunn added a single strike as Germantown slipped past Berlin.

Jordanne Brazie got the Mountaineers on the board with a second half tally.

 

Boys Soccer

Mechanicville 4  Tamarac 0:  The Red Raiders scored three times in the last 30 minutes of play to open up a close contest and post the “W” over Tamarac.

Mechanicville held a 1-0 lead at the break on a redirection finish by TJ Bisaillon, but in the second half the Bengals seized momentum and with 31:00 left in the game looked to tie things on a PK.

Raider keeper Zach White would have none of it, stoning the shot and Mechanicville pulled away from there with Andrew Kraszewski, Wyqui Agunda, and Mark Brackley all finding the range for scores.

Mechanicville with the victory moves to 8-0, 11-4 on the year and will close out their regular season on Thursday with a home match against the Saints of Saratoga Catholic.

 

Hoosic Valley 3  Berlin 2 OT:  Josh Ackerly scored the game-winner, connecting in the second overtime to give the Valley the well-earned “W” over the Mountaineers.

In regulation Ackerly and CJ Bassett tallies for the Indians were equalized by Kasey Billert and Dan Hunt goals for Berlin, setting up Cavert’s heroics in overtime.

 

Galway 7  Hoosick Falls 0:  Anthony Powers and Rowan Smith with two goals each led Galway to the easy victory over the Panthers of Hoosick Falls.

 

Friday Night Football; Stillwater Wins Indian Bowl

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Stillwater 34  Mechanicville 7:  Stillwater quarterback James Galarneau threw for a pair of touchdowns and ran for another, leading the Warriors to the easy victory over Mechanicville in the annual Indian Bowl matchup.

Stillwater scored the only points of the first period on a Mason Seymour touchdown run and the Warriors took the 7-0 lead.

Stillwater gained control in the second quarter on a pair of touchdowns strikes from Galarneau, when the senior QB connected with Ryan Greene from 19 yards out and followed with a 25-yard throw and catch for points to Isaac Cutler.

After the break Galarneau scored on a 44-yard jaunt, extending the Warrior lead to 27-0 after three periods, and in the final period Seymour  capped the Stillwater scoring with his second rushing touchdown of the game from a yard out.

Mechanicville avoided the shutout on a Joe Sanchez 7-yard scoring run, for the final points of the night before the big crowd in Stillwater.

Galarneau and Seymour both topped 100 rushing yards in the game and Brian McNeil with six tackles, two sacks and two forced fumbles led a dominating Warrior defense.

With the win Stillwater goes to 6-0 on the year and will wrap it’s regular season next Friday at home against Fonda.

Mechanicville slips to 2-4 with the loss and will finish their regular season at Tamarac on Friday.

 

Greenwich 41  Corinth-Ft. Edward 6:  The Witches racked up more than 400 yards of total offense, nearly 300 coming on the ground in notching the one-sided decision over the Tomahawks in Greenwich Friday night. Continue reading

Girls Soccer; Stillwater, Mechanicville Stay Hot

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Stillwater 2  Hoosic Valley 0: After a scoreless first half, Kate McEvoy and Brooke Pickett connected on scoring strikes to lead the Warriors to their 9th straight victory, running their season mark to 13-0-1.

Stillwater keeper Kiersten Conroy saved three and combined with the Warrior defense for the shutout, Stillwater’s fifth of the year.

 

Mechanicville 5  Waterford 0:  The Red Raiders scored all five goals before the break in cruising past the Fordians.

Brynn Murphy scored a hat trick, Jada Brown added a pair of goals and Nevaeh D’Alioa tallied as well to lead the Raider attack.

Mechanicville keeper Savannah Bowie turned back four shots and with the Raider “D” combined for the shutout victory, their 8th straight as the Raiders move to 9-3 overall on the season.

 

Cambridge 4  Berlin 0:  The Indians held a slim 1-0 advantage at halftime but scored three unanswered after the break in posting the comfortable “W” over the Mountaineers.

Lily Phillips, Vanessa Evans, Sophie Phillips and Lily Gates all connected with second half strikes as the Indians with the win improve to 9-3 on the year.

 

Hoosick Falls 3  Spa Catholic 2:  Phoebe Thompson scored twice, and Caroline Cipperly also found the back of the net, as the Panthers slipped past the Saints.

Lauren Mahar tallied in the first half for Spa Catholic, who trailed 2-1 at the break.

 

Tamarac 4  Greenwich 0:  The Bengals rang the bell with four first half goals and coasted to the home win over the Witches.

Abby Buckley scored a pair, and Bre Eversten and Ashley Kelley added single goals to lead Tamara offensively.

Tamarac keeper Jenna Hint saved eight, and combined with the Tamarac defense for the shutout as the Bengals move to 6-4-1 on the season.

Boys Soccer; Mechanicville Continues Streak

Mechanicville 3 Waterford 0: Quietly over the past three seasons the Mechanicville boys soccer team has strung together an impressive winning streak in Wasaren play that extended to 37 straight with the defeat of the Fordians in Waterford Thursday night.

After a scoreless first half Brandt St. Gelais, Zac Rapaccioulo, and Wyqui Agunda all found the back of the net for the Raiders who move to 6-0 in league play this season, with an 8-4 overall mark.

Zach White, 3 saves, and the Mechanicville defense combined for the shutout of Waterford who go to 9-2-1 overall with the loss.

 

Stillwater 3 Hoosic Valley 0: The Warriors used single tallies by Grant Baker, Harry Rubenstein and Jack Rubenstein to slip past the Indians of Hoosic Valley.

Stillwater held a 1-0 advantage at the break and put the game away with two unanswered in the second half.

Warrior keeper Tim Buchal saved four shots and with the Stillwater “D” notched the shutout.
The Warriors improve to 4-3, 9-3 on the year while the Valley goes to 1-6, 4-9-1.

 

Tamarac 4 Greenwich 2: The Bengals ran out to a 2-0 halftime lead and used that cushion to hold off the Witches for the home victory on Thursday.
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AJ Rymph and Liam Niesz found the range for the two Greenwich scores after the break.
Tamarac, with the win improves to 6-1, 9-1 and Greenwich slips to 4-1-1, 9-2-1 with the loss.

 

Spa Catholic 8 Hoosick Falls 0: The Saints rang the bell four times in each half in coasting to the easy shutout “W” over the Panthers.

Spa’s Dante Marin scored four goals, Ben Urbaetis added a pair and Matthew Apy and Jordan Catone rounded out the Saints attack with single strikes.                                 Saratoga Catholic improves to 3-5-1, 5-6-2 on the year.

Wasaren Football, Soccer Results

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Holy Trinity 49  Cambridge/Salem 28:  Pride quarterback Joe Tortello threw for 335 yards and five touchdowns leading Holy Trinity past Cambridge/Salem in a battle of undefeated squads in Cambridge Saturday afternoon.

Tortello connected on scoring strikes of 80 and 13 yards to Nacier Hundley and tossed three more to Noah Foster of 10, 57 and 90 yards.

The Pride led 21-8 at halftime and scored 14 unanswered to start the third period to take control.

The Indians rushed the football well throughout the contest, racking up 443 yards on the ground with senior running back Calvin Schneider picking up 164 yards with a touchdown, senior Hunter Day 98 yards and two scores, and Kaedin Ogilvie adding 89 yards and a touchdown.

The Class B Pride moves to 5-0 on the year with the win, while Cambridge/Salem goes to 4-1 nd will look ahead to a road game in Whitehall next Saturday. Continue reading

Thursday Soccer Roundup

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Mechanicville 11 Hoosic Valley 1:  TJ Bisallion and Tyler Tesoriero scored three goals each to lead the Raiders to the one-sided decision over the Valley Thursday night in Mechanicville.

Joining the Raider scoring parade were Wyqui Agunda with two goals and Andrew Kraszewski, Jake LaFountain and Brandt St.Gelais with single tallies.

Jake Cavert connected for the Valley’s lone score.

With the win Mechanicville improves to 5-0, 7-4 on the year.

 

Stillwater 5  Cambridge 1:  Five different players found the back of the net for Stillwater in the comfortable win over the Indians.

Isaac Cutler, Harry Rubenstein, Jack Rubenstein, Grant Baker and Brandon DeBacco with scoring strikes led the Warriors attack.

Obi Baker-Porazinski tallied in the first half for Cambridge.

The Warriors move to 3-3, 7-3 with the victory, while Cambridge slips to 2-3-1, 7-3-1 with the defeat.

 

Greenwich 3  Spa Catholic 1:  In a game knotted 1-1 at the half, Charlie Gartner and AJ Rymph both connected for scores after the break leading the Witches to the “W”.

Gartner added a first half strike, as did the Saints Aiden Khoury in the match played at Gavin Park in Saratoga.

Greenwich moves to 4-0-1, 9-1-1 with the “W”, and Spa Catholic falls to 1-4-1, 3-7-1 with the loss.

 

Waterford 5  Hoosick Falls 0:  Nate Powell’s hat trick showed the way for the Fordians in their road victory over the Panthers.

Jason Cordts and Tyler Galarneau added goals for the Fordians and Jake Houle with five saves combined with the Waterford defense for the shutout as the Fordian squad improves their season mark to 8-1-1.

Girls Soccer Results

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Stillwater 5  Cambridge 2: Brooke Pickett scored a hat trick to lead the Warriors to the home victory over Cambridge.

Keelyn Peacock with a goal and two assists, and Khali Lux with a single tally rounded out the Stillwater attack as the Warriors improve to 11-0-1 on the year.

Sydney Benson and Sophie Phillips paced Cambridge with first half scoring strikes.

 

Tamarac 5  Berlin 0:  Abby Buckley found the back of the net with a pair of goals in the Bengals win over Berlin.

Abbie Yetto, Jenna Hunt and Shannon Ryan all found the range as well for Tamarac, and Bengal keeper Jenna Hunt (5 saves), combined with the Tamarac defense to post the shutout.

 

Mechanicville 3  Hoosic Valley 0:  Jada Brown, Hannah Garone, and Brynn Murphy all split the posts with scoring strikes as the Red Raiders won their sixth straight, turning back the Indians of Hoosic Valley.

Raider keeper Savannah Bowie saved seven and with the Mechanicville “D” shutdown the Valley attack.

 

Hoosick Falls 1  Waterford:  Sophie Estes connected in the second half for the only goal of the match, as the Panthers slipped past the Fordians on Wednesday.

In posting the shutout Panther keeper Logan Thayne saved seven shots for the Falls while Waterford keeper Sierra Atwood saved 14 for the Fordians.

Girls Soccer

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Another weekend of girls soccer action for Wasaren teams at Afrim’s Sports Complex.

Stillwater 8  Tamarac 1:  The Warriors built a 5-0 lead by halftime and coasted to the non-league victory over Tamarac.

Brooke Pickett with four goals and Teya Staie with a pair led the Stillwater offense.  Paige Brinsko and Trinity Cutler added single strikes for Stillwater who moves to 9-0-1 on the year.

Tamarac avoided the shutout when Sophie Champagne connected on a second half goal.

 

Cambridge 8  Canajoharie 0:  The Indians held a comfortable 2-0 lead at the break, then exploded for six second half scores in the one-sided decision over Canjo.

Five different Indians found the range in the match with Vanessa Evans leading the way with a hat trick.  Sophie Phillips added a pair of strikes, and Anna Headwell, Sydney Benson and Ruth Nolan all notched single tallies for 5-3 Cambridge squad. Continue reading

Witches Roll to Third Straight

73_greenwichEvery high school football weekend a typical spectator takes in one, or possibly two games.  Obviously that pace limits the number of teams one can put their eyes on, so we all form opinions on teams we haven’t seen based on scores, matchups and common opponents.

For me Greenwich was one of the teams I had not seen this year, and I wasn’t sure what to think about the Witches.  Carrying a 2-1 record coming into Saturday’s gave at Hoosic Valley, Greenwich had lost to Cambridge – Salem and posted wins over Granville and Hoosick Falls putting 48 points on the Panthers in the win.

Yesterday in Schaghticoke, Greenwich won their third straight with an easy 38-6 victory over the Indians, showing to me and anyone else paying attention, that the Witches are a very good football team. Continue reading

Boys Soccer

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Mechanicville 5  Cambridge 1:  In a game Mechanicville led 1-0 at the break, the Raiders scored four goals over the first fifteen minutes of the second half to post the win going away.

Five different Raiders tallied in the match with Zach Rapaccioulo, Andrew Kraszewski, Jake LaFountain, Tyler Tesoriero, and Wyqui Agunda all finding the range for Mechanicville.

Jordan Brown scored the Cambridge goal late in the second half.

 

Tamarac 4  Stillwater 0:  Max Ali, Ethan Brown, Riley Hayner and Rocco DiCarlo all found the back of the net in the Bengals comfortable win over the Warriors.

Tamarac keeper Tyler Nemjo saved six shots for the shutout as the Bengals improve to 3-1, 6-1 on the year with the win.

 

Waterford 10  Hoosic Valley 1:  The Fordians rang the bell five times in each half rolling over the Indians of Hoosic Valley. Continue reading