High schools: Johnstown rallies for volleyball win
Annie Stock turned in a dominating performance with 19 kills and 39 digs, and Hannah Breda added 11 kills and seven blocks Wednesday in Johnstown’s come-from-behind 18-25, 18-25, 25-22, 25-19, 26-24 Foothills Council win over Broadalbin-Perth.
Jerica Holland (16 assists) and Alyssa Nellis (20 digs, seven blocks, 11 service points) also excelled for the 9-0 Lady Bills.
For 6-3, 7-3 Broadalbin-Perth, Chelsea LeBlanc tallied 17 kills and 12 digs, Maddie Gurga posted 11 kills and 17 assists and Megan Ryder chipped in with seven kills and 12 digs.
Jenna Putnam registered 37 service points and 18 assists, and Katelyn Pierce and Shawna Funk combined for 16 kills to power Gloversville (6-2, 9-3) over Scotia-Glenville, 25-9, 25-11, 20-25, 25-2.
The Tartans were led by Bianca Bustamante’s 20 digs and Hannah Berning’s 13 digs and five kills.
In the Suburban Council, Columbia turned back Niskayuna, 25-21, 25-23, 16-25, 25-21, behind 31 assists from Aimee Spilman and 14 kills from Sarah Jaromin.
Justine Torre added eight kills for the 8-3, 11-4 Blue Devils. Niskayuna was led by DeAnna Whittemore with 11 kills and 18 digs, and by Halle O’Brien with eight kills.
Cassie Campion recorded five kills and eight blocks, and Paige Gallo contributed 14 service points, including three aces, to propel Ballston Spa over Mohonasen, 25-23, 25-20, 25-9.
Payton Witalec added nine service points for the 1-10 Scotties.
Averill Park swept Shaker, 25-20, 25-23, 25-17.
Jess Sitkowski posted six kills, and Kristi Burgess and Kaela Bonaquist totaled 23 digs in Sar-atoga Springs’ 25-16, 25-19, 25-21 win over Colonie.
Lauren Graves and Taylor Bannister each recorded three kills for the Garnet Raiders.
Angie Avalos had 10 service points, Schuyler Honikel had 17 digs and Mylah Chandler added 10 kills to lead Albany past Amsterdam, 25-8, 26-24, 24-26, 25-17.
Destinee Smith had six kills and seven service points for Amsterdam. Brittanie Brown added six service points and six assists, and Yarinez Diaz added 12 digs.
In a Central Hudson Valley League match, Kasey Hannay’s 13 kills and Kimberly Jeans’ 10 service points lifted Loudonville Christian School over Hawthorne Valley, 25-8, 25-12, 24-26, 25-9.
LCS is 7-1 in the league and 9-2 overall.
Waterford-Halfmoon (8-0, 9-0) remained unbeaten with a 25-3, 25-8, 25-9 sweep of New Lebanon.
Carly Howe finished with 25 service points, including 19 aces, for the Fordians, who also got 16 service points from Katelynn Wulff.
Jarrod Parower (18 kills, 16 assists, 13 digs) and Colin McLean (17 kills, 16 assists) sparked Shaker over Guilderland, 25-19, 25-27, 25-23, 22-25, 25-23.
Marc du Moulin and Mark Fyvie had 10 and nine kills, respectively, to lead the Dutchmen.
Gino Rossi, Cameron LaVallee and Chris Hamilton all scored three goals as Schalmont downed Cohoes, 8-0, in the Colonial Council.
Rossi also assisted on four goals, with Paul Lambert and Joe Wignot getting the other scores for the 7-1-0, 9-1-0 Sabres.
Nick Nagengast scored in the 35th minute, and Trevor Hack had to make just two saves as Berne-Knox-Westerlo beat Schoharie, 1-0, in the Western Athletic Conference.
The win pulled the Bulldogs into a tie with the Indians at 8-1-1 atop the WAC Southern Division. Jim Gillis’ team has won seven straight league games, and is 8-0-1 since falling to Schoharie, 6-2, in the season opener.
WAC Northern leader Northville shut out Canajoharie, 4-0, on four second-half goals to get to 9-0-2.
Will Wilson and Randy King scored off Kalob Russell corner kicks, and Jacob Junquera and Brandon Blowers also scored for the Falcons.
Todd Briggs scored three goals, and Jack Albertin had three assists as Mayfield dropped Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville, 4-2.
Riley Yager had the other goal for the 6-4-1 Panthers. John Vicciarelli scored a goal and assisted on Dylan Klock’s score for the 5-4-1 Wolves.
Aiden Van Loan’s three goals powered Fort Plain past Galway, 5-2. Kiernan Briggs and Michael Thomas also scored for the 3-7-0 Hilltoppers. Galway got goals from Zack Hartman and Austin Scheeren.
Anna Branch poked in a pair of goals, and Casey Stada, Emily Fraser, Caroline Cady and Katie Kerner also connected to lead Shenendehowa to a 6-0 shutout of Bethlehem in the Suburban Council.
Anna Bottino collected four assists, and Melissa Nealon made three saves for 8-1, 10-1 Shenendehowa. Laura Downey had 16 saves for the Eagles.
Ali Wells and Carrie Hanks knocked in goals, Kelsey Goldstoff had an assist and Emily King made 13 saves as Niskayuna edged Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake, 2-1, and stayed even with Shenendehowa at 8-1 in the league.
Ashley LaMere scored for Burnt Hills, and Shauna Ryan made 12 saves.
Giovanna Ciavardoni scored the lone goal of the game in overtime to propel Shaker over Columbia, 1-0.
Kirstyn Watson made 13 saves for 2-7 Shaker. Emily Dick stopped four shots for 4-7 Columbia.
Kelsey Briddell produced two goals and two assists in Saratoga Springs’ 4-0 shutout of Guilderland.
Maria Larkin and Sydney Dor-is also scored goals, and Brittany Johnson added an assist for the 6-3, 7-3 Blue Streaks. Sam Geils made one save.
Guilderland drops to 2-7 and 4-7.
BALLSTON SPA — Scotia-Glenville shot a 335 to win the Section II Class B team championship, and Saratoga Central Catholic (367) took the Class C/D crown by default as the only full team Wednesday at Ballston Spa Country Club.
Glens Falls (363) and Johntown (373) finished second and third, respectively, in Class B, where Alex Gibson of Glens Falls won medalist honors with a five-over-par 76.
Jordan Fordyce of Northville was the Class C/D medalist with a 78.
The cuts for the state tournament qualifier Tuesday at Orchard Creek were 81 in Class B and 85 in Class C/D.