Herba supplies offense for Broadalbin-Perth
A three-goal game happens frequently enough, but in Thursday’s Foothills Council match, Katie Herba put them to historic use.
For the first time in program history, the Broadalbin-Perth girls’ soccer team beat perennial powerhouse Scotia-Glenville, 3-2, with Herba netting all the Lady Patriots’ goals.
Herba scored twice in the first half, then Scotia got on the board less than a minute into the second half on Grace Marola’s strike. Herba re-established the two-goal lead about five minutes later, but Rachel Cox drew the Lady Tartans back within a goal with 12 minutes to play on her direct kick.
Tori Marotta and Conner Rebis had assists for B-P (7-2 Foothills,
9-2 overall), and Rachel Orapello made four saves. The Lady Patriots pulled into a tie with Scotia (7-2, 9-2) for second place in the league.
Sam Blizzard’s three goals led South Glens Falls to a 7-0 win over Hudson Falls. Sydney Coon had a goal and two assists, and Kelsey McKeighan had a goal and an assist.
Queensbury’s Catherine Hand scored three goals and assisted on another in a 6-3 win over Glens Falls. Brittany LaPlant scored twice and assisted twice in the win, and Claire Hubbs had the other goal.
The Indians got two goals from Miranda Haraughty and one from Skylar Girard.
Meghan Malone scored three times, assisted each time by Morgan Burchhardt, the first one just 39 seconds into the game as Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake topped Guilderland in the Suburban Council, 3-1. Florie Comley made five saves for the Spartans (8-3).
Guilderland (7-3-1) got a goal from Laurie Knapp.
Niskayuna’s Maddie Karafanda, Kelly Hartlage and Meghan Doyle each scored, Hartlage adding an assist, in a 3-0 win over Mohonasen. Kristen Hartlage made three saves in the shutout.
Shenendehowa topped Averill Park, 3-1, with a goal and an assist from Kristen Connors. Jaclyn Romano and Madison Shea also scored for the Lady Plainsmen, Shea on a penalty kick. Makayla Foley made five saves in the win.
Elaine Montes scored for Averill Park.
Tara Teal scored for Bethlehem 30 seconds into the game on an assist from Elle Lutz, and the defense made that goal stand up in a 1-0 win over Shaker. Katie Nickles made 16 saves for the Eagles, and Gabby Cotugno stopped five shots for the Blue Bison.
Madison Purcell’s two goals led Catholic Central in a 3-0 Big 10 win over Troy. Lauren Drake added a goal and Katie Sullivan made seven saves.
Seven girls tallied for Schalmont in an 11-0 Colonial Council win over Holy Names, led by Diana DiCocco’s hat trick. Rachel Gac and Amanda Mascitelli both scored twice for the 11-0 Sabres, and net duties were split by Taylor Gould (one save) and Gannie Juers (two saves).
Mechanicville won a high-scoring affair with Cobleskill-Richmondville, 6-5, scoring the winner with 50 seconds left to play. Mad-ison Gowett had three goals and an assist, and Mikayla Gowett had a goal and an assist. Samie Hayner scored twice for the Red Raiders (6-3-1, 6-3-1).
Morgan Loder scored all five goals for Cobleskill (5-4, 5-4), and both Hannah Almy and Maggie Tryon had two assists.
Caroline Weiss, Veda Hensel, Hannah Brackett and Chelsea Duncan each scored as Voorheesville beat Cohoes, 4-0, with Weiss and Hensel adding an assist apiece. Both Talia Crisafulli and Sarah Murray assisted twice, and Emily Cole stopped the only two shots she faced for the win.
Lansingburgh’s Megan Finnen scored in a 1-0 win over Fonda-Fultonville. Samantha Kingsley made four saves for the Knights, and Fonda’s Guil Okosky made eight saves.
Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk scored a 3-1 win over Watervliet, getting goals from Christine Bianchi, Kimberly Bianchi and Rachel Smith. Teller Wood made five saves in the win.
Watervliet’s Ailayia Demand scored.
Sabrina Sepowski scored on a cross from Alysha Cross with 6:18 left in the second overtime to give Maple Hills a 3-2 Patroon Conference win over Cairo-Durham.
Sepowski also had an assist in the win. Bella Nelson had a goal and an assist, and Lindsay Mannion also scored for Maple Hill (4-6, 4-6).
Cairo-Durham (4-4-1, 6-4-1) got goals from Eileen Quinn and Maureen Selner, Selner adding an assist.
Carly Johnson scored the lone goal in a 1-0 Greenville win over Chatham in the Patroon Conference. Juliana Rauf made 15 saves for the shutout.
Cassidy Chapko twice set up Sydney Fitzpatrick for goals in Hoosic Valley’s 2-0 Wasaren League win over Tamarac. Samantha Carlo made 14 saves for the shutout.
Grade Delurey and Alice Hayden both booked hat tricks as Hoosick Falls beat Granville, 10-0, and Delurey added two assists. Jordan Haynes scored twice, and Mackenzie Hinchliffe assisted on four goals. Hannah Fricke made two saves for Hoosick Falls (10-0, 11-1).
Stillwater beat Schuylerville, 3-2, with goals from Alexis Lockrow, Nicole Soutanian and Sage Roberts.
Victoria Huff and Jordyn Rousselle scored for Schuylerville.
Raiders edge Scotties
Ballston Spa was seconds from an equalizer, netting the ball just after the final whistle in a 2-1 loss to Colonie. The Garnet Raiders’ Uyi Omorogbe and the Scotties Bryce Recer found the goal in the first half. Luke Fowler put Colonie on top from the top of the box in the second half with the eventual winner.
Patrick Touhey made seven saves for Ballston Spa. Colonie’s Mike McKay (three saves) and Nick Maio (five) split time in net.
Ricky Grable’s second-half goal, assisted by Chris Schmid, was the game’s only score as Shenendehowa edged Averill Park. Dan Juers and Justin Rohrwasser combined for two saves in the shutout. Averill Park got two saves from Brandan Westfall.
Bethlehem’s Zach Stryker scored in a 2-1 overtime win over Shaker, and Alex Kessler made five saves. One of the Eagles’ goals came on a Shaker own goal.
Shaker’s Thomas Macutek scored in the second half to tie the game, and Quinn Sorady made four saves.
Christian Koudal, Brendan Griffiths (PK), Joe Repicky and James Kennedy scored in Nisk-ayuna’s 4-0 win over Mohonasen.
The Mighty Warriors got a combined 11 saves from Alec Volans and Pat Anunziata.
Michael Merecki scored twice in the second half to give Christian Brothers Academy a 2-0 Big 10 win over Schenectady.
Assists came from Forrest Scaringe and Brandon Bolger.
Troy beat Catholic Central, 7-0, with goals from two goals from Rafik Mekhaldi and one apiece from Will Valle, Brandon Dory, Mitsu Htut, Silas Sleeper (PK), Sam Addo and Garret Premo. Josh Rasmussen made two saves in the win, and Robert Jones stopped 12 for Catholic Central.
Lansingburgh scored three times in the second half for a 4-0 Colonial Council win over Fonda-Fultonville, getting a goal and an assist from Brandon Bombard. Dakota Franklin and Chris Lance also scored, and a Fonda own goal accounted for the other score. Parker Bristol made five saves in the shutout, while Tyler Folmsbee made 13 saves for the Braves.
Mechanicville’s Caleb Foard made seven saves to shut out Cobleskill-Richmondville in a 3-0 win. The Red Raiders got goals from Eric Krasuski, Matt Kucharski and Mike Cannizzo.
Cobleskill keeper Ryan Bronsen made seven saves.
In the Central Hudson Valley League, New Lebanon beat Wat-erford-Halfmoon in overtime, 3-2, with a goal from Chris York in the fifth minute of extra time. Aaron Stall and Justin Bingham had the regulation goals for the Tigers (4-3-1 CHVL, 5-4-1 overall). The Fordians (2-4-1, 2-7-1) got two goals from Nick Castle.
Queensbury beat Albany, 3-1, in a non-league match, with goals from Chris Locaputo, Cole Crotty and Taylor Niel, Locaputo with an assist. Patrick O’Mara made nine saves for the win. Albany’s Tyler Stempsey scored, and Lucas Phayre-Gonzalez made four saves.
In another non-leaguer, Loudonville Christian School beat Saratoga Central Catholic, 1-0, on a goal from Jacob Film. Andrew Rollis made four saves in the win, and Joe Schmidt made 10 saves for Saratoga Catholic.
bh-bl tops guilderland
Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake pulled away late in the third set before finishing off Guilderland in a match pitting the Suburban Council’s unbeaten division leaders.
Molly McCormack had 13 kills and Siena Wilder had 27 digs for the Spartans (11-0, 15-1) in their 25-13, 14-25, 25-20, 25-12 victory.
“It’s been a long time since we had a league match of this level. Guilderland is a very good volleyball team. They’re very tough,” said BH-BL coach Gary Bynon. “We’re better prepared for the rest of the season because of this match.”
With the third set tied at 19, Burnt Hills scored three straight points to gain the upper hand. Guilderland had scored five unanswered points before that run.
“Our girls answered the call in front of a great Guilderland crowd,” said Bynon. “I thought Natalie Moore was a big key for us with her serving throughout the match.”
Moore had three aces and seven digs for the reigning state Class A champions, and Kathleen Schurman had 10 kills. Allison Van Doren had 10 kills for Guilderland, which dipped to 9-1 in the league. Rebecca Straubel added 11 service points and seven digs, and Quincy Kinzel had 11 assists.
Saratoga Springs won a see-saw battle with Columbia, 25-22, 19-25, 25-22, 16-25, 27-25, behind Sophy Levine’s 10 kills and seven blocks, and Colette Piasecki-Masters’ 28 assists.
Danielle Francis sparked Columbia with 18 kills, Lindsey Forkeutis had 13 kills and 21 digs, and Aimee Spillman had 24 assists.
Hayley Macken piled up 31 assists, and Lauren Canterbury had 11 kills and three blocks as Shenendehowa defeated Averill Park, 25-17, 25-16, 25-10.
Lauren Litz served seven aces and assisted on 13 points, and Katelyn Lampman had eight kills and four blocks to lift Niskayuna past Mohonasen, 25-8, 25-13, 25-23. Becky Singh had 20 digs for the Silver Warriors, and Hannah Willey had 15 assists.
Stephanie Reinhardt and Amanda Samuels delivered nine and seven kills, respectively, in Colonie’s 25-18, 25-17, 25-23 win over Ballston Spa.
Bethlehem outlasted Shaker, 25-14, 25-23, 17-25, 19-25, 25-20, behind Gabby Giacone’s 14 kills.
Caroline Bouchard had 12 kills and 26 of Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons’ 84 digs, and the Golden Knights (7-1, 10-2) defeated Cath-olic Central, 25-18, 25-27, 30-28, 25-14, in the Big 10.
Emily Brown had 30 assists for the Golden Knights, Ejada Montgomery had 20 digs, and Iman Harris and Sarah Del Vecchio both had six of their 35 kills. Clare Herubin had 11 kills and 26 digs, and Brooke Baglione had 35 assists for the Crusaders.
Tara Riley’s eight kills and Katie Yang’s 13 points and 13 assists propelled Schenectady past Amsterdam, 25-19, 25-23, 25-22. Bayley Archinal had 10 kills for the Rams.
All-state first teammer Libby Bjork collected 19 points, four kills and 12 assists, and Voorheesville went to 11-0 in the Colonial Council with a 25-1, 25-14, 25-8 triumph over Cohoes.
Katie Beswick had 20 assists, and Micela Bullis and Darian Harbeck joined for 14 kills and 14 digs as Ravena-Coeymans-Sekirk (10-1, 13-1) downed Watervliet, 25-19,
Rachel Pineda totaled eight kills and five aces, Lauren Mahar had seven kills, and Emily Hilton worked for 28 digs as Schalmont (9-2, 10-3) beat Holy Names (8-3, 9-3) in a match pitting two of the top Colonial Council teams, 25-10, 25-18, 25-14.
Alaina Thaxter had seven kills, and Vanessa Brand and Amelia Butler had team highs with 16 points and six aces in Cobleskill-Richmondville’s 25-12, 19-25, 25-11, 25-19 win over Mechanicville. Paige Hansen had eight kills for the Red Raiders.
Cory Lais had seven aces among her 13 points in Fonda-Fultonville’s 25-9, 25-18, 25-17 victory over Lansingburgh.
Katie Barber had 10 kills, Quinn Hennessey had eight kills, and Ichabod Crane beat Albany Academy, 22-25, 27-25, 25-12, 18-25, 25-18. Adrienne Phelps led the Bears with 12 kills.
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Danielle Barbato and Giovanna Markham scored goals, and Taconic Hills dealt Emma Willard its first Patroon Conference loss, 2-0,
Francesca Gundrum scored for the Jesters (6-1, 7-4), and Zoe McGuire made 11 saves. Alicia Kostszewski made three saves for the Titans (5-1, 6-5).
Ashley Dona scored a goal in each half, and Hope Cerasuolo knocked in another as Johnstown (8-0, 10-1) posted a 3-0 Foothills Council win over Glens Falls.
Cerasuolo, Emma Heroth and Alexis Swatt had assists, and Lady Bills’ goalie Alyssa Pertell made six saves.