Wasaren League Softball All-Stars


MVP  Maggie Kelley     Jr.   Pitcher     Tamarac

Section II All-Stars

Lily McCauliffe      Fr.     Pitcher     Greenwich

Courtney Fraher    Sr.     Catcher    Greenwich

Gabby Castiglione    Sr.   Catcher    Tamarac


First Team

Mikayla Nadler       Sr.     1B      Mechanicville

Taylor Lescault       Sr.     2B       Mechanicville

Alivia Wood            Sr.      P        Mechanicville

McKenna Ryan        Sr.     SS       Tamarac

Cassidy Galipeau     Sr.     3B      Tamarac

Lauren Maines        Jr.      OF      Greenwich

Abby Philpott          Jr.        P        Hoosick Falls

Emma Scofield        So        P        Hoosic Valley

Molly O’Reilly          So        P        Saratoga  Catholic

Bailey Catlin            Fr        P        New Lebanon/Berlin


Second Team

Adrianna Patenaude       Sr    3B     Mechanicville

Erin Salvadore                Jr      P       Mechanicville

Destiny Farr                    Sr     C       Mechanicville

Gianna Bucciero              So    OF     Tamarac

Haley Spiezio                   Jr      3B     Greenwich

Mackenzie Ellis                So      C       Hoosick Falls

Alex Rifenburg                 Sr      C       Hoosic Valley

Shannon Brown               Jr      OF     Hoosic Valley

Caleigh Sisk                     7th     C       Saratoga Catholic

Mikayla Corsey                So      SS      Saratoga Catholic


Honorable Mention

Sarah Williams              Jr        Util     New Lebanon/Berlin

Rhiannon Darling          Sr        SS      Cambridge

Carrissa Wardwell        Sr         OF     Greenwich

Hollis Guilianelle           Jr         SS      Hoosic Valley

Olivia Brownell              Sr        SS      Hoosick Falls

Savannah Bowie            Jr         OF     Mechanicville

Megan Cornell               So        OF      Saratoga Catholic

Gianna Moraci              Fr          OF     Stillwater

Jess Heinrichs               So         Util     Tamarac

Kiley Pennick                8th         P        Waterford

Schuylerville Tops Mechanicville in Class B Final


Schuylerville 12  Mechanicville 3

Winning Pitcher: Alex Vallee  7 IP  3 Hits  13 K’s 1 BB

Leading Hitters:  Black Horse – Brady Eugair 2B, 1B, 3 RBI’s       Ryan Yandow 2B, 1B, 3 RBI’s          Cayden Renner 2B, 2 RBI’s               Red Raiders – Rocco DeVito 3B

Leading 5-3 entering the seventh, Schuylerville scored seven times in the frame to put the game away and clinch the Section II Class B championship.  Mechanicville finishes a fine season at 16-4, and co-champions of the Wasaren.

Softball Sectionals; Wasaren Teams Fall


Schuylerville 9  Mechanicville 3

Winning Pitcher:  Teagan Andrews  7 IP  7 Hits  8 K’s

Leading Hitters:  Black Horses – Teagan Andrews 3-5, 2B, 2 RBI’s       Anya Vautrin 3-4, RBI      Molly Vianese HR              Red Raiders – Wood 2B

Schuylerville scored six times over the final three frames to pull away from the Raiders in a Class B semifinal.


Ichabod Crane 1  Tamarac 0    Class B Semifinal


Lake George 5  Greenwich 4

Winning Pitcher:  Rebecca Jaeger 7 IP  5 Hits  5 K’s

Leading Hitters:  Warriors – Ava Pushor – game winning RBI single        Olivia Gates 1B, 2B         Tyler Bergman 2-run HR           Witches – Lily McCauliffe HR, 2 RBI’s        Courtney Fraher 2B, RBI

Trailing 4-2, the Warriors plated three in the bottom of the seventh with Pushor’s RBI single scoring Jaeger from second, as the Warriors walked off in a Class C semifinal.


Chatham 4  Hoosic Valley 0       Class C Semifinal


Sectional Results



Hoosic Valley 3  Mayfield 2  (8)

Winning Pitcher:  Emma Scofield 8 IP  3 Hits  2 Run  6 K’s  1 BB

Leading Hitters:  Indians – Alex Rifenburg 2B        Sam Finkle 2 1B’s, walk-off RBI single     Taran Morrissey RBI          Mayfield – Ana Gates RBI

In a Class C quarterfinal Finkle’s single plated Ariyana Brehm with the game-winner and the Valley advances to the semifinals on Thursday at Moreau Rec where they’ll face top seeded Chatham at 3 p.m.

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Baseball Sectional Results


Hoosick Falls 5  Canajoharie 1

Winning Pitcher:  Jake Sparks 7 IP  5 Hits 1 Run

Leading Hitters:  Panthers – Jake Sparks 2-run single       Sam Wickenden 2 1B’s          Max Kipp RBI single            Canjo – Josh Herget 2 1B’s

The Panthers scored four times in the seventh, highlighted by Sparks’ two-run single, breaking open a 1-1 game and posting the second round win in Class C.  Next up for the Falls is a semifinal matchup with Chatham on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Shuttlesworth Park.


Greenwich 7  Maple Hill 1

Winning Pitcher:  Christian O’Brien 7 IP  4 Hits  0 ER  7 K’s

Leading Hitters:  Witches – Liam Niesz 3-3, RBI       Carson Mosher 2-3, RBI        Tom Abare 2-3, RBI              Maple Hill – Mike Hanrahan 2B

Greenwich gave up an unearned run in the first after which O’Brien and the Witches defense shut the door to earn the “W” and advance to the semifinals on Wednesday in Shuttlesworth Park where they’ll face Fort Plain at 4 p.m.



Mechanicville 6  Schalmont 2

Winning Pitcher:  Jacob Popiel 7 IP  2 Hits  5 BB’s  8 K’s

Leading Hitters:  Red Raiders – Rocco DeVito 2-3        Jacob Popiel 2-4, 3 RBI’s

Another strong pitching performance by Popiel who run’s his record to 5-1 on the year as the Raiders advance to the Class B semi’s.


Mechanicville 3  Voorheesville 0  (Friday)

Winning Pitcher:  Jacob LaFountain 6 IP  3 Hits  4 BB’s  12 K’s

Leading Hitters:  Red Raiders  – Ryan Grimmick  Jacob Popiel and Jacob LaFountain all with RBI hits

LaFountain throws six strong innings to pick up his 8th win of the year against no defeats.  The Raider right-hander lowers his era to 0.73 as Mechanicville earns the first round “W”.


Ravena 7  Tamarac 3

Fort Plain 10  Hoosic Valley 0

Sectional Roundup; Wasaren Clubs Fare Well


With the weather cooperating on Friday first round action in the Section II baseball and softball tournaments got underway with many Wasaren teams stepping on the diamond and seven innings later most walked off with “W’s”.


Tamarac 8  Spa Catholic 3

Winning Pitcher:  Tristan Nemjo

Leading Hitters:  Bengals – Tristan Nemjo 3-4, 2 RBI’s       Nate LaPlante 1-2, 2 RBI’s     Saints – Terel Tillman 2-4        Ryan McCarroll 2-4, 2 RBI’s

The Bengals plated four in both the second and fifth frames to upset the #2 seeded Saints.  The 15th seeded Bengals advance to play Ravena on Saturday at 1 p.m. in Ravena.


Hoosic Valley 3  Waterford 1 Continue reading

Sectional Track Meet Results

In sectional track competition this week the Greenwich and Hoosic Valley girls and the Stillwater boys all won their respective meets in strong post season showings.  Section II breaks down the competition into five different meets, and here is a look at the three competitions involving Wasaren athletes.

Group 3

Girls :  1.  Taconic Hills 91 points   10.  Mechanicville 24 points  13.  Tamarac 14 points

200 Meters:  Jada Brown 3rd  Mechanicville

Pole Vault:  Michelle Hutter 3rd  Tamarac

Shot Put:  Lindsey Robens 2nd  Mechanicville

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Diamond Action, Raiders Clinch Share of League Crown


Mechanicville 7  Tamarac 0

Winning Pitcher:  Devin Garland 6.1 IP  4 Hits

Leading Hitters:  Red Raiders – Rocco DeVito 3-4, RBI         Jacob Popiel 2-3, 3 RBI’s       Zach White 2-3, 2 RBI’s       Bengals –  Derby, Danaher, Gendron and LaPlante one hit each

With the win the Red Raiders finish the regular season with a 13-3 league mark, and earn a share of the Wasaren title with Saratoga Catholic.


Hoosick Falls 11 Cambridge 4

Winning Pitcher:  Jake Sparks

Leading Hitters:  Falls – Max Kipp 1B, 2B, RBI      Cody Hodges 2 1B’s, 2 RBI’s       Jake Sparks 1B, 3 RBI’s        Nick Houghton 2 1B’s        Indians – Nate Genevick 2B, 2 RBI’s   Brian Hall 2 1B;s

The Panthers jumped out to a 4-0 lead after one, on their way to the comfortable victory over Cambridge.



Greenwich 7  Corinth 1

Winning Picher:  Reegan Mullen

Leading Hitters:  Witches – Eliza Jordan 2 1B’s, 3B        Courtney Fraher 1B, 2B       Haley Spiezio 2 1B’s        Reegan Mullen 2 1B’s

A four-run second frame gave the Witches control, and behind a strong outing in the circle from Mullen, Greenwich secures the non-league “W”.

Valley, Raiders Post Wins


Hoosic Valley 10  Hoosick Falls 9

Winning Pitcher:  CJ Bassett

Leading Hitters:  Indians – Isaac Carlo 3-4, HR      Gavin Giordano 1-1, HR       Justin Sawyer 2-2, 2 RBI’s              Panthers – Sam Richard 2-4, 2B     Nick Houghton 2-4, 3B, 2 RBI’s       Cody Hodges 1-4, 2B, 2 RBI’s

Jake Cavert’s bases loaded walk in the 7th gave Hoosic Valley the walk-off “W” on Senior Night.  With the win the Indians improve to 10-5 in Wasaren play.


Mechanicville 10  Cambridge 5

Winning Pitcher:  Jacob LaFountain

Leading Hitters:  Red Raiders – Rocco DeVito 2-3, RBI       Ryan Grimmick 2-4, 3 RBI’s       Nick Billert 1-3, RBI          Indians – McGuire 2-3        Green 2-3


Greenwich 7  Hudson Falls 0

Winning Pitcher:  Christian O’Brien 5 IP  1 Hit  5 K’s

Leading Hitters:  Witches – Charlie Gartner 2-4, 2 2B’s        Jesse Kuzmich 2-3, 3 RBI’s        Tom Abate 2-3              Tigers – Sam Wickendon 1-2

The Witches notch the non-league victory behind the strong outing from O’Brien.


Mechanicville 2  Greenwich 1  (Wednesday)

Winning Pitcher:  Jacob LaFountain  2 IP  0 Hits  1 K

Leading Hitters:  Raiders – Jacob Popiel 2-3, RBI      Jacob LaFountain 2-3       Nick Billert RBI        Witches – John Walsh 1B, RBI

Popiel and LaFountain limited Greenwich to just a pair of hits on the afternoon, as the Raiders post the one-run “W” over the Witches.


Waterford 12  Stillwater 6  (Wednesday)

Winning Pitcher:  Thomas Phelan

Leading Hitters:  Jake Houle 4-4, 3 RBI’s        Gavin Bodah 2-4, 2 RBI’s         Warriors Mason Seymour 2-4, 2 RBI’s

A five-run first frame gave the Fordians control, on their way to the comfortable victory over the Warriors.


Hoosic Valley 8  Berlin 1  (Wednesday)

Winning Pitcher:  Emma Scofield 4 Hits  15 Ks 1 BB

Leading Hitters:  Valley – Hollis Guilianelle 2B, 2 RBI’s       Shannon Brown 2-4

Scofield dominates from the circle as the Valley moves to 9-4 in league play with the win.



Softball/Baseball Results



Mechanicville 11  Stillwater 1

Winning Pitcher:  Jacob LaFountain 4.1 IP  0 Runs  0 Hits  8 K’s

Leading Hitters:  Red Raiders Jacob LaFountain 2-4, 3 RBI’s        Jacob Popiel 2-4, 2 RBI’s       Matthew Wertman 1-4, 3 RBI’s

LaFountain and three relievers held the Warriors hitless on the afternoon as the Raiders  improve to 8-2 in league play with the “W”. Continue reading