Monday, May 19, 2008

Hoosic Valley Softball Clinches Wasaren, Monday Roundup

Sam Anderson lined a triple as part of a nine-run sixth inning as Hoosic Valley beat Granville 11-0, clinching the 2008 Wasaren League title.
Eileen Farrell also went three-of-four from the plate for the Indians (13-0, 15-0).
Jen Mineau struck out 17 and allowed only one hit. She's allowed only one run this season.
The Indians have won 40 straight game, dating back to 2006. They went 25-0 and won a state championship in 2007.
The Indians will play their way through the B bracket in sectionals this year and will have some new competition on the path towards defending their state title.

In the Colonial Council, Cohoes beat Holy Names 12-0. Courtney Galuski allowed only two hits and knocked out three singles of her own in the victory.
Lansingburgh travels to Holy Names on Tuesday with an opportunity to clinch the Colonial Council outright. (Mechanicville beat Ravena 2-1 to remain only a game behind the Lady Knights).

Troy beat Bishop Maginn 19-0, thanks to a home run and a six-hit shutout from Sam Rivet. Carissa Kramer also had two singles, a double and two batted in for the Flying Horses.
Amsterdam knocked off CCHS 9-1, so Troy is the only remaining two-loss team in the Big 10. Troy can clinch up the league title by defeating Amsterdam at home on Wednesday afternoon.

In the CHVL, Waterford no-hit Heatly over five innings, thanks to the arm of Katie Cahrenger. Katie McGreevy also slugged a grand slam for the victorious Lady Fordians.

In boys tennis, Maple Hill beat Greenwich 4-3 and the Wildcats won their second straight class C sectional title.
In girls lacrosse, Saratoga and Shaker advance to face each other in the class A semifinals (at Shaker) Wednesday at 4:15 pm.

-- Will Montgomery
--In baseball, Albany High secured a second place finish in the Big 10 with a 8-6 victory over CBA. Michael Hughes went 2-for-2 and drove in three runs and picked up the save for the Falcons. Albany has only dropped two league games this year, both to No.1 ranked La Salle.

Speaking of La Salle, the Cadets stayed unbeaten with a 12-3 win over Bishop Maginn. Dave Roseboom struck out struck out 10 and Kyle Charron had three hits, three runs scored and five RBIs.

Ryan Clements struck out seven Crusaders in a complete game performance to lead the Horses to a 4-3 win over cross town rival Catholic Central. Annibal Maldonado (3) and Isiah McCowan (2) combined for five hits.

In the Colonial, Schalmont survived a scare from Albany Academy 3-2. Ken Lancto had a single, double and RBI as the Sabres picked up their 11th straight win.

Chris Ryan had excelled on both the mound and at the plate as the Bengals notched a Wasaren League victory. Ryan threw a five hit, complete game, hit adouble, two-run home run and knocked in three RBIs.

The Fordians picked up 10th league and 19th overall victory with a 15-1 rout of Berlin in the CHVL. Kevin Terry and Joe Walek each hit a double and two singles.
--Ryan Kircher

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