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High School Sports

A Daily Gazette sports blog
Covering Section II
Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014

Stewart nets 27

Former Mekeel star has best game with USC-Aiken
Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014

HS football: 60-yard field goal

Canisius kicker delivers in title game
Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014

Troy beats basketball rival

TROY — Dyaire Holt scored 32 points, and Troy took charge early in an 86-47 non-league win over visiting LaSalle Tuesday night. Holt sank five of Troy’s nine three-point baskets. Maurice Watson scored 16 points for Troy (2-1), and Zach Ratz added 12. Brandon Holmes led LaSalle (1-1) with 11 ...
Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014

Complete girls state soccer picks

The Section II girls’ soccer players named to all-state teams. Obviously, the deeper a team plays into the postseason, the better chance a player from that team has of making one of these teams. Class AA First team — Marika Contompasis (Niskayuna), Kylee Arno (Columbia). Second team — Sophia Constantine ...
Monday, Dec. 8, 2014

Girls' state soccer picks

Niskayuna junior Marika Contompasis and Columbia senior Kylee Arno have both been selected as Class AA first-team all-state players by the NYSSCOGS/NYSSWA. Niskayuna senior midfielder Sophie Constantine was a second-team AA pick. Ellery Bianco of Saratoga and Shenendehowa’s Meghan Cavanaugh made the third team, Two players from Scotia-Glenville’s Class A ...
Monday, Dec. 8, 2014

The week in wrestling

Catching up and looking ahead at the high school wrestling scene. Shenendehowa took a third-place showing at the Clyde Cole tourney in Oxford last weekend, finishing 19 points behind runner-up Norwich and 26.5 behind team champ Bainbridge-Guildford-Afron/Harpursville. Dietrich Hartman (120) andKevin Parker (170) were the nly champion for the Plainsmen. ...
Monday, Dec. 8, 2014

The week in girls' hoops

It may be early in the season, but there are a number of significant girls’ basketball games on tap this week, Two of the top teams in the Suburban Council go head-to-head when Averill Park travels to Bethlehem tonight. In the Colonial Council, Schalmont goes to Watervliet to play a ...
Friday, Dec. 5, 2014

Tournament season is here

No excuse for high school wrestling fans to not see any competition today (Dec 6). Ballston Spa, Columbia and Bethlehem are hosting dual meet tournaments. Mohonasen is hosting a traditional invy, and Berne-Knox-Westerlo is holding its Bulldog tourney. Colonie, Corinth and Niskayuna are among the teams participating at Ballston Spa. ...
Friday, Dec. 5, 2014

Friday night highlights

Some things are better left unsaid, and on that note, no comment on Shenendehowa’s 86-5 girls’ basketball win over Burnt Hills on Friday. Shen was up, 32-0, after one, 48-0 at the half. Only two players scored for BH. The Spartans made one basket in 32 minutes. Averill Park definitely ...
Friday, Dec. 5, 2014

The leagues, they are a-changin'

The Big 10 dispersal draft has been held. Section II drew up a proposal at a recent Athletic Council meeting that would place the nine members of that dissolved league — plus Green Tech and Albany Leadership charter schools — with new homes beginning with the 2015-16 season. Albany, Schenectady, ...

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