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Sectional Baseball: Sabres rout Braves

Sunday, June 1, 2014
Pitching and defense are Schalmont’s bread and butter, but the versatile Sabres aren’t afraid to add some condiments to their winning recipe once in a while. Senior left-hander Greg Musk didn’t have his “A” game, but he still tossed a two-hitter, and first baseman John Pascarella led an 11-hit attack by plating three runs with a two-run triple and bases-loaded walk to lead Schalmont over Fonda-Fultonville, 8-1, in the Section II Class BB-B playoff game Saturday at The College’s of Saint Rose’s Plumeri Athletic Complex.
 

Regional Lacrosse: BH-BL girls top Somers

Sunday, June 1, 2014
Lexie Ball made a save with 10 seconds left to preserve the lead in Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake’s 12-11 Class B regional title-game win over Somers Saturday at Torne Valley Sports Complex in Hillburn.
 
Warriors' ace stops BH-BL
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Warriors' ace stops BH-BL

Saturday, May 31, 2014
For a brief second, Averill Park baseball coach Jim Kahler thought about taking out his starting pitcher, Tyler Childrose, after six innings in Friday’s Section II Class A final against Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake.
But with the way Childrose was dominating the Spartans, the thought quickly passed.
 
CLIFTON PARK

Softball: Suspension could benefit Duanesburg

Saturday, May 31, 2014
Maybe a suspended game was the best thing that could have happened to the Duanesburg softball team Friday.
 
TROY

Baseball: Plainsmen retain Class AA crown

Saturday, May 31, 2014
Matt Drum hit a tie-breaking double, John Novenche collected three doubles and five RBI and Shenendehowa saw a lead evaporate before downing Christian Brothers Academy, 10-4, in the Section II Class AA championship game Friday night at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium.
 

Track: Sizzling sprint times highlight Day 2

Saturday, May 31, 2014
Saratoga Springs junior Olivia Ventra (12.40) and Albany High School junior James Willard (11.20) each lowered the Section II season’s best time in the 100 meters during the Section II New York state track and field qualifier Friday at the University at Albany.
 
Thorington still chasing elusive record
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Thorington still chasing elusive record

Friday, May 30, 2014
Ever the perfectionist, Cobleskill-Richmondville senior weight thrower Don Thorington couldn’t resist his Navy recruiter’s enticement.
 

Softball: Raiders, Witches peaking at right time

Friday, May 30, 2014
Two softball teams that flew under the radar in the regular season are among the 10 that will be playing tonight for a place in the regional tournament.
 
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Fonda-Fultonville vs. Voorheesville: Braves cap rally with bases-loaded walk

Thursday, May 29, 2014
Fonda-Fultonville gave new meaning to the term walk-off win. Down, 2-1, in the bottom of the seventh inning, the Braves drew five walks, including two with the bases loaded, to overtake Voorheesville, 3-2, in the Section II Class B baseball championship game Wednesday at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium.
 

School Softball: Eagles surprise Shenendehowa

Thursday, May 29, 2014
Carrie Maniccia singled and scored the tying run in the seventh inning, then singled in two runs in the eighth as Bethlehem upset top-seeded Shenendehowa, 5-2, in a Section II Class AA semifinal game Wednesday at Veeder Park.
 
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Mechanicville vs. Chatham: Red Raiders back on top

Thursday, May 29, 2014
Whether it was a drought or a hiccup, Mechanicville’s short run without a sectional softball championship plaque is over. Freshman shortstop Amanda Kenyon capped a five-run first inning with a grand slam, and senior pitcher Kirstyn Alonzo was in total command as the Lady Raiders beat Chatham, 7-0, Wednesday in the Section II Class B title game at Veeder Park.
 
KINGSTON

Girls' Regional Lacrosse: BH-BL rolls to win

Thursday, May 29, 2014
Nicole Beardsley sat on the track and changed out of her cleats as the rest of Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake girls’ lacrosse team exited the playing field at Dietz Stadium. “I’m a little slow today,” the Northwestern-bound senior said with a laugh. Beardsley was anything but in the regional semifinal game that had just ended. She scored just 16 seconds in, and the Spartans had four more goals on the board before Minisink Valley unleashed its first shot in Wednesday’s 18-4 Class B victory.
 
Schalmont vs. Johnstown: Sabres subdue Sir Bills, 6-1
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Schalmont vs. Johnstown: Sabres subdue Sir Bills, 6-1

Thursday, May 29, 2014
Schalmont pitcher Matt Capovani’s night didn’t get off to a good start against Johnstown in the Section II Class BB baseball championship game. It began with a walk to leadoff hitter Ryan Autry. Then, Capovani hit Dan Nellis with a pitch. “I was a little nervous,” the junior right-hander said. “I was getting the nerves out of me. I just needed to settle down. Eventually, I did.”
 

Baseball: Miller looks forward to testing his skills

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
At least 17 players with local ties will grace the rosters of this summer’s Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League teams, giving these players a chance to hone their skills against tough competition.
 
Lucky 13 for Niskayuna
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Lucky 13 for Niskayuna

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Niskayuna used a third-quarter run to gain separation, and beat Shenendehowa, 14-7, for the Section II Class A boys’ lacrosse championship Tuesday night at the University at Albany.
 
 

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