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Section II Galleries

Scotia-Glenville coach Kevin Warren knew his football team would be faced with adversity in Friday night’s Section II Class A quarterfinal game with Bishop Maginn. A heap of it came late.
Soccer: Schalmont girls blank Johnstown
Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Schalmont opened its quest for a fourth consecutive girls’ Class B title with a 4-0 win over Johnstown on Friday.

Football: Broadalbin-Perth advances to Class B semis
Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Darius Reyes ran for 176 yards and four touchdowns to lead 6-2 Broadalbin-Perth to a 36-15 Section II Class B quarterfinal win over Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk on Friday.

Photo of Streaks end Patriots' season
Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Schenectady boys’ soccer coach Terrence Sloan is hoping what he saw in his team’s final game of this season translates into success next year.

Photo of Tartans get over the hump
Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Scotia-Glenville coach Kevin Warren knew his football team would be faced with adversity in Friday night’s Section II Class A quarterfinal game with Bishop Maginn.
A heap of it came late.

Photo of Battle-tested Spartans romp
Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Looks can be deceiving.
Take, for example, the 1-13-2 record the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake boys managed playing in the Suburban Council this fall.

Football: Rohrwasser a dual threat in Holy Trinity offense
Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Justin Rohrwasser was trying to get Holy Trinity into field-goal range when he ran for three yards in the final seconds of the opening half in Saturday’s Class C game with Mechanicville.
Rohrwasser’s effort, which came after an interception by Patrick Cappone, landed the football at the Red Raiders’ 40-yard line.

Sectional volleyball: Lady Tartans get elusive playoff win
Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Scotia-Glenville, the No. 8 seed in the Section II Class B girls’ volleyball tournament, won its first sectional match in 23 years, sweeping a first-round match against No. 9 Schalmont, 25-12, 25-13, 25-16, Thursday.
Sara DeFruscio was on target, converting 11 of 12

Sectional soccer: Mekeel boys advance
Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Matt Meisenholder and Willie Armao scored five minutes apart midway through the first half, and Mekeel Christian Academy went on to beat Doane Stuart, 4-1, in their Class C preliminary round game Thursday.

Football: Sabres diligent about studying film
Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

If it looked like Schalmont knew what was coming when Ichabod Crane and Hudson had the football the past few weekends, well, it often did.
“Film definitely gives us an edge,” said Schalmont middle linebacker Jack Batchler. “You don’t know what you’re going to see at first, but once you see a few plays you recognize, you get comfortable and start to make plays.”

Football: Whitehall sticks to decision
Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

The Whitehall school board voted 6-2 on Thursday night against reinstating football coach Justin Culligan, who was fired on Monday in the wake of a brawl-filled game against Rensselaer at Whitehall on Saturday.

Sectional Tennis: Niskayuna's Phillips trounces McDonald to earn crown
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

For Niskayuna High School tennis player Anne Phillips, six years of hard work with the Silver Warriors paid off Wednesday afternoon at the Sportime tennis center. Phillips, using a hard serve and precise shotmaking, captured the Section II singles title with a 6-0, 6-3 victory over Rachel McDonald of Saratoga Springs.

School Volleyball: Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons rolling into sectionals
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Bob Verhayden said his Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons volleyball team may be a year away from a sectional breakthrough. He wouldn’t be completely surprised with the program’s deepest run, either. Come playoff time, the veteran coach knows that you just never know.

School Soccer: Hamilton's five-goal game powers Sabres
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Chris Hamilton continues to produce goals for Schalmont, bagging five Wednesday night as the Sabres opened the Class B tournament with a 6-0 win over Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk.

Photo of Sectional Field Hockey: Spartans trim Tartans, 3-1
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Elise Zwicklbauer was denied on a penalty stroke in the first half of Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake’s Section II Class B quarterfinal game with Scotia-Glenville Wednesday. By the time the contest ended, the Spartans’ junior was a playoff hero, just like last year.

Whitehall dealing with melee fallout
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

The Whitehall Central School District will hold a special board meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday to address the status of varsity football coach Justin Culligan, who was fired on Monday after a melee between his team and Rensselaer at Whitehall on Saturday afternoon.

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