Boys’ soccer: Fonda moves on
Ryan Park scored midway through the first overtime to give Fonda, the 18th and last seed in the Class B brackets, a 1-0 win over Mechanicville in a play-in game.
Park’s shot off the dribble got inside the far post, and gave the 2-15-0 Braves a first-round game Friday at No. 2 seed Schalmont.
Catholic Central beat Cohoes, 2-0, in the other play-in, getting goals from Ricky Drake and Jack Ellis. The Brothers go to top seed and reigning state champion Ichabod Crane on Friday night.
Broadalbin-Perth eased past Chatham, 4-0, in a Class B opener.
Justin Marek scored a pair of goals for the 14-3-0 Patriots, with Connor Monks and Logan Ackley also finding the net for the No. 3 seed, who will host Hoosick Falls at 5 p.m. Saturday.
Alex LaBarge had a pair of goals as No.6 seed Hoosick Falls eliminated Cairo-Durham, 4-1, in the other “B” opener.
Billy Matin and Alec Barna had the goals as Central Hudson Valley League champ Waterford-Halfmoon downed Duanesburg, 2-1, in a Class C opener. The fifth-seeded Fordians, 13-4-0, advance to a quarterfinal match with No. 5 Hoosic Valley.
Canajoharie goalkeeper Sam May converted on the Cougars’ sixth penalty kick in the tiebreaker, the difference in a Class C play-in with fellow Western Athletic Conference member Mekeel Christian Academy.
Jordan Ahlquist gave the Lions a 1-0 lead before Gordon Trahna headed home a Logan Sala corner kick for Canajoharie in the second half. The 17th-seeded Cougars play at top-seeded Lake George on Friday.
Second-seeded Maple Hill got an OT goal from Bryce Perry to edge stubborn Doane Stuart, 2-1, in another Class C game.
Hoosic Valley also advanced, the No.3 seed topping Wasaren League rival Greenwich, 3-0.
Alexi Brosnihan scored a goal in each half, both set up by Mike Blauuboer, as LaSalle blanked CBA, 2-0, in a Class AA first-round game. The Cadets next play at No.3 seed Shaker in a Friday quarterfinal.