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School notes: Irion, LaPlant reach 100

By James Schiltz
Saturday, September 21, 2013

John Irion notched his 100th win with the Queensbury football team Friday night when his Spartans rolled over South Glens Falls, 42-0, in a Class A Northwest Division game.

Irion is in his 17th season with Queensbury, and sports a 100-56 record there. He previously coached at Central Square.

Fullback Chris Goudy was among the Queensbury standouts Friday with three touchdown runs.

Queensbury (1-0, 3-0) will host Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake (1-0, 3-0) Saturday. Coach Matt Shell got his 100th win with Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake in Week 2 when his team outlasted Troy in four overtimes, 18-12.

Queensbury sophomore Brittany LaPlant also reached the centurymark Friday when the sophomore soccer star collected three goals in a 3-0 Foothills Council win over South Glens Falls.

LaPlant scored her 99th and 100th career goals in the first half and delivered her 101st in the second stanza.

Queensbury (6-0 league, 7-0 overall) has outscored its opponents, 44-1. LaPlant has 27 of those goals.

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