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High schools: Smith's sacrifice fly gives Sabres 2-1 victory

Sunday, April 14, 2013
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Tyler Smith brought home pinch runner Chris Hamilton with a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the seventh inning as Schalmont (4-2) edged Mohonasen, 2-1, in a non-league baseball game Saturday.

A one-out error and two hit batters set up Smith’s game-winning fly, which gave sophomore Matt Capovani his first varsity win with two innings of shutout relief, striking out four.

Mohonasen starter Sam Flood gave up one hit, struck out 13 and added two singles. Flood left in the seventh after Tyler Mattick reached on an error and he struck Jim Hamilton with a pitch. Reliever Jovanni Scaccia then plunked John Pascarella with a pitch to load the bases.

Greg Musk had the Schalmont hit, an infield single in the first.

Will Gorman hit a pair of solo homers, and Ryan Henchey had a homer and single as Columbia turned back North Rockland, 10-5, in a non-league game at Shenendehowa.

Kevin Smith had a triple and three RBI, and got the win in relief when Columbia (3-0) scored five runs in the sixth to break a 5-5 tie.

John Novenche went 3-for-3 with a double and three RBI, Nick Giunta ripped a two-run homer, and Chris Miller, Justin Yurchak and Matt Buckley each added two hits as Shenendehowa beat North Rockland, as well, 9-8.

Buckley doubled and was one of six Plainsmen who drove in a run.

Hoosic Valley answered Loudonville Christian’s seven-run first with 12 in the bottom half, and held on for a 12-11 non-league win.

J.T. Sawyer had a triple, double and single for Hoosic Valley (6-1), John Lucas had two singles, and

Jared Morello and John Ronney both doubled. Ryan Paulsen, Brendon Bellanti and Chadd Spence had two singles each for Loudonville.

Mike Anziano had two singles and two RBI, and Pete Africano had two singles to lift Bethlehem over Troy, 5-2. Ray Julian had a double and an RBI for Troy.

South Glens Falls used a seven-run second to beat Averill Park, 9-6.

Zach Dufel and Kolbie Glionna combined on a no-hitter with 14 strikeouts, and Julian Gallup and Dylan Angelo joined on a five-inning perfect game as Amsterdam swept Notre Dame-Bishop

Gibbons, 22-2, 13-0, in the Big 10.

Andrew Rouse went 4-for-4 with three doubles, and Ayden Healy had a homer and double in the first game for the Rams (4-0, 5-1). Gallup had a triple and double in the second contest.

Joe Zarecki, Anthony Visco and Mike Visco joined on a two-hitter, Tim Gordon belted a two-run homer, and Broadalbin-Perth posted an 8-1 Foothills Council win over Hudson Falls.

Zarecki gave up one hit and fanned nine in five innings, and had a triple, single, and two RBI.

BIG 10

AMSTERDAM 22, NOTRE DAME BISHOP GIBBONS 2

ND-BG 000    000 2 —  2  0 6

Amsterdam 5(10)0 025 x — 22 22 2

Berard and Ferrucci; Dufel, Glionna (4) and Robertshaw.

AMSTERDAM 13, NOTRE DAME-BISHOP GIBBONS 0

ND-BG 000 00 —  0  0 4

Amsterdam 540 4x — 13 11 0

Unavailable; Ju. Gallup, Angelo (5) and Ja. Gallup, Anil (5).

FOOTHILLS COUNCIL

BROADALBIN-PERTH 8, HUDSON FALLS 1

Hudson Falls 000 001 0 — 1 2 2

B-P 021 320 x — 8 8 0

Kelsey, Lynch (6) and Scally; Zarecki, A. Visco (6), M. Nisco (7) and Gordon.

NON-LEAGUE

SCHALMONT 2, MOHONASEN 1

Mohonasen 100 000 0 — 1 4 2

Schalmont 000 100 1 — 2 1 0

Flood, Scaccia (7) and Galvin; Pascarella, Capovani (6) and Cote.

HOOSIC VALLEY 12, LCS 11

Loudonville Christian ­­­   700 040 0 — 11 10 2

Hoosic Valley (12)00 000 x — 12  9 3

Paulsen, Phelps (1), Spence (2), Ghizzoni (5) and Rock; Anderson, Morello (2), Kalbfliesh (6), Sawyer (7) and McLaughlin, Anderson (2).

SOUTH GLENS FALLS 9, AVERILL PARK 6

Averill Park 303 000 0 — 6 9 0

SGF 070 200 x — 9 5 2

Bealuac and Arnold; Hubinsky, Garcia and Brown.

COLUMBIA 10, NORTH ROCKLAND 5

N. Rockland 020 102 0 —  5  6 0

Columbia 020 305 x — 10 12 3

Hylas, Martinez (5) and Morales; Casavant, Smith (6) and Henchey.

SHENENDEHOWA 9, NORTH ROCKLAND 8

N. Rockland 002 230 1 — 8  9 3

Shenendehowa 511 020 x — 9 14 1

Anselm, Maher (6), Martinez (6) and unavailable; Geisel, Waldek (4), Hommel (5) and unavailable.

BETHLEHEM 5, TROY 2

Bethlehem 020 300 0 — 5 10 1

Troy 010 100 0 — 2  2 2

Softball

Horses stay unbeaten

Troy scored seven runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to overhaul Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons in a Big 10 game, 11-7, and remain unbeaten (2-0, 4-0).

Victoria Hallett had two doubles, two singles and two RBI for the Flying Horses, and Hunter Levesque had a double, single, two RBI and struck out 10. Joelle Salisbury had a triple, two singles and nine strikeouts to spark the Golden Knights.

ND-BG 000 005 2 —  7 10 4

Troy 210 107 x — 11 12 3

J. Salisbury and A. Salisbury; Levesque and Hallett.

Boys’ lacrosse

Niskayuna pulls away

Niskayuna scored six unanswered goals in the third quarter to break away from a halftime tie, and beat nine-time Connecticut state champ Darien, 14-9, in a non-league game at Union College.

Mike D’Amario led the Silver Warriors (4-0) with four goals, Lucas Maloney had three and All-American Luke Goldstock finished with two goals and two assists.

Darien (3-2) had beaten Niskayuna in 2011 and 2010 by a combined score of 17-6.

Nick McCloskey tied a Scotia-Glenville record with seven goals to go with an assist, and Sam Carmola equaled another school record with six assists in the Tartans’ 16-1 non-league win over Troy.

Zach Tripoli and Connor Flaherty both had four goals and two assists for the Tartans (4-1).

Joe Verstandig clicked for five goals, and Dan Comber made 15 saves as Bethlehem defeated Schenectady, 7-3. Kwame Jarvis scored the Schenectady goals.

Shenendehowa (5-1) downed Binghamton for its fifth straight win, 10-0, behind Ben Robbins’ 13 saves and D.J. Edick’s four goals.

NON-LEAGUE

NISKAYUNA 14, DARIEN 9

Darien 2 4 0 3 —  9

Niskayuna 4 2 6 2 — 14

Darien scoring: Kevin Seiler 3-1, Peter Lindley 3-0, Henry Gillespie 1-1, Sean Foley 1-0, Kyle Cornell 1-1. Niskayuna scoring: Lucas Maloney 3-0, Mike D’Amario 4-0, Luke Goldstock 2-2, Aidan O’Brien 2-1, Ryan Lawson 1-0, John Prendergast 2-1.

Goalkeepers: Darien, Phil Huffard, 15 saves. Niskayuna, Evan Quinn, 5 saves.

SCOTIA-GLENVILLE 16, TROY 1

Troy 1 0 0 0 —  1

S-G 4 5 5 2 — 16

Troy scoring: Littlejohn 1-0. Scotia-Glenville scoring: Nick McCloskey 7-1, Zach Tripoli 4-2, Connor Flaherty 4-2, Sam Carmola 0-6, Ian Ackerman 1-0.

Goalkeepers: Troy, Alex Episcopo, 17 saves. Scotia-Glenville, Justin DeHart, 5 saves.

BETHLEHEM 7, SCHENECTADY 3

Bethlehem 2 1 2 2 — 7

Schenectady 1 0 2 0 — 3

Bethlehem scoring: Joe Verstandig 5-0, John Fredette 0-2, Tyler Bigbee 1-0, Brad Bettinger 1-1, Alex Merrill 0-1. Schenectady scoring: Kwame Jarvis 3-0.

Goalkeepers: Bethlehem, Dan Comber, 15 saves. Schenectady, James Schnepf, 25 saves.

Girls’ lacrosse

Hardt nets eight

Guilderland junior Morgan Hardt scored a career-high eight goals, and the Lady Dutch went to 4-0 in the Suburban Council with a 23-5 victory over Averill Park.

Ali Cardinal collected five goals and two assists for Guilderland, and Cara Quimby had four goals and one assist.

Shaker (5-0) kept its league slate clean with an 8-7 overtime win against Saratoga Springs. The Blue Bison host Guilderland Thursday in a rematch from last year’s Section II title game, won by Shaker.

Julia Lennon had two goals and two assists for Shaker, and Sarah Cheney and Maddie Devine both had two goals and one assist. Hanna Wise had two goals and two assists for the Blue Streaks, and Bri Sir-ianni scored twice.

Nicole Beardsley and Jordyn Godfrey both had two goals and two assists, and Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake played shutout defense in the first half in a 14-2 Suburban Council win over Ballston Spa.

Christina Krowel, Mackenzie LeVan and Aubrey Kamppila had two goals apiece for the Spartans.

Helena Masiello and Gabby Childrose combined for nine goals and four assists, and Columbia (3-1) continued its strong start with a 16-4 win over Colonie.

Jill Macri and Bri Sacks both fired in three goals, Cat Sexton scored once and set up three goals, and Niskayuna won for the third time in four games under first-year coach Alison Broomhead, 13-5, over non-league foe Glens Falls.

SUBURBAN COUNCIL

GUILDERLAND 23, AVERILL PARK 5

Averill Park  3  2 —  5

Guilderland 13 10 — 23

Averill Park scoring: Morgan Lionarons 3-0, Caitlin O’Shea 1-0, Sofi Sorriento 1-0, Megan Balter 0-1, Emily Halpin 0-1. Guilderland scoring: Morgan Hardt 8-0, Ali Cardinal 5-2, Rebecca Golderman 2-2, Cara Quimby 4-1, Amanda Coppola 0-1, Michaela Jones 1-0, Shannon Mackesey 0-1, Jodi Madsen 0-1, Jenna Robinson 1-0, Jessie Rogers 2-0, Isabella Sericola 0-1.

Goalkeepers: Averill Park, Jackie St. Pierre, 10 saves. Guilderland, Kaitlyn Hess, 6 saves.

SHAKER 8, SARATOGA SPRINGS 7 (OT)

Shaker 4 3 1 — 8

Saratoga 5 2 0 — 7

Shaker scoring: Sarah Cheney 2-1, Aubrey Conti 0-1, Julia Lennon 2-2, Kailyn Hart 1-0, Maddie Devine 2-1, Eva Torncello 1-0. Saratoga scoring: Bri Sirianni 2-0, Molly Kern 1-1, Olivia Lehane 0-1, Hanna Wise 2-1, Amanda Flemming 1-0.

Goalkeepers: Shaker, Julia Maloney, 14 saves. Saratoga, Zoie Cavotta, 13 saves.

BH-BL 14, BALLSTON SPA 2

Ballston Spa 0 2 —  2

Burnt Hills-Ballston-Lake 8 6 — 14

Ballston Spa scoring: Kassie Purcell 1-0, Sarah Chandler 0-1, Sarah Thomas 1-0. Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake scoring: Nicole Beardsley 2-2, Jordyn Godfrey 2-2, Christina Krowel 2-0, Mackenzie LeVan 2-0, Aubrey Kamppila 2-0, Amy LeBel 1-2, Nikki Pedone 1-0, Taylor Safford 1-0, Haley Schultz 0-1, Emily Clark 1-0.

Goalkeepers: Ballston Spa, Emilee Conroe, 10 saves. Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake, Lexie Ball, 8 saves.

COLUMBIA 16, COLONIE 4

Colonie 2 2 —  4

Columbia 8 8 — 16

Colonie scoring: Tori Griffin 2-0, Katie Higgins 1-0, Jessica Riccardi 1-0. Columbia scoring: Helena Masiello 5-2, Gabby Childrose 4-2, Shannon Lyon 2-0, Sarah Jaromin 2-0, Renee LaRose 1-1, Amanda DeBarr 1-0, Heather DeAngelo 1-0.

Goalkeepers: Colonie, Amanda Diaz, 8 saves. Columbia, Sam Gladd, 6 saves.

NON-LEAGUE

NISKAYUNA 13, GLENS FALLS 5

Niskayuna 13 0 — 13

Glens Falls  4 1 —  5

Niskayuna scoring: Bri Sacks 3-0, Jill Macri 3-0, Carly Seminer 2-0, Katie Alden 1-2, Liz Farley 0-1, Cat Sexton 1-3, Anna Picardi 1-0, Curro 0-1, Kirchner 1-0, Hoskin 1-0. Glens Falls scoring: Lauren Stamatel 1-0, Lydia Knapp 2-0, Emma Morrissey 1-0, Monica Harvey 1-0.

Goalkeepers: Niskayuna, Asa Goldstock, 6 saves; Maya Manchester, 1 save. Glens Falls, Jillian Rizzo, 11 saves.

Track and field

Tartan Invitational

Tre Porter won the 200 and the triple jump, and host Scotia-Glenville swept the relay events on the way to the boys’ team championship at the Tartan Invitational.

Porter beat Rensselaer athletes with his 23.12 in the 200 and his 42-7 1⁄4 in the triple jump. Teammate Eric Denny took the high jump at 5-10 and the long jump at 18-11 1⁄2, while the Tartans won the 400 relay in 45.58, the 1,600 relay in 3:35.59, the 3,200 relay in 9:04.90.

Jake Urys of Mekeel Christian Academy won the 800 (2:05.06) and 1,600 (4:34.40), and Brent Freestone of Saratoga Springs dominated in the 3,000 steeplechase (9:47.02).

Queensbury claimed the girls’ title with 1181⁄2 points and runner-up Scotia-Glenville totaled 89.

Queensbury got wins from Colleen Rice in the 100 (13.18) and 400 hurdles (1:11.52), Sheri Metcalfe in the 800 (2:33.84), Rachel Guinther in the 1,500 (5:09.36), Olivia Paolino in the triple jump (32-8). The Spartans also copped the 3,200 relay (10:35.37).

Sophie Constantino of Scotia-Glenville won the 100 hurdles (17.46), and schoolmates Olivia Dunn, Megan McGillycuddy and Julia Lindsay won the 200 (27.72), high jump (4-10) and 2,000 steeplechase (7:48.08), respectively.

KIWANIS BI-COUNTY MEET

Victoria Opalka of host Broadalbin-Perth won the 3,000 (12:16.10) by over 30 seconds and the 2,000 steeplechase (6:06.30) by a tenth of a second for two of the highlights at the Kiwanis Bi-County Meet.

The Amsterdam girls had a big day, as Brenda Santana won the 100 (13.40), Kelly Paris won the 400 (1:01.30), Megan Ottati took the 800 (2:24.0) and Ilenis Quinones prevailed in the 1,500 (5:29.90). Santana, Ottati and Paris also took part in a first-place 1,600 relay (4:19.50) with Deborah Johnson, the 400 hurdles runner-up to B-P’s Mackenzie Ottati (1:14.60).

Overall Female Athlete of the Meet Chanel Thomas of Gloversville won the 100 hurdles (16.20) and long jump (14-93⁄4), and ran on a winning 400 relay (54.0). Female Track Athlete of the Meet Dayna Peck of Gloversville won the 200 (28.40), placed second in the 100, and finished off the 400 relay.

Female Field Athlete of the Meet Whitney Martuscello of Fonda-Fultonville won the discus (108-2) and placed second in the shot put behind Anna Smith of B-P (33-61⁄4).

On the boys side, Amsterdam super sophomore Izaiah Brown won the 200 (22.20), 400 (48.70) and high jump (5-6), and anchored the Rams’ first-place 1,600 relay (3:33.60). He was selected the Overall Male Athlete of the Meet.

Amsterdam’s Luis Laboy was tabbed the Male Field Athlete of the Meet after winning the long jump (20-21⁄4) and triple jump (40-81⁄4). Amsterdam’s Lucas Door copped the 100 (11.60), and schoolmate John Hardies won the 800 (2:00.0) and helped the Rams prevail in the 3,200 relay (8:33.0) as well as the 1,600 relay.

Male Track Athlete of the Meet Jimmy Westman of Fonda-Fultonville handily won the 3,200 (10:15.40) 3,000 steeplechase (10:46.80).

 
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