Sunday, October 10, 2010

Local roundup, Sat., Oct. 9

(Throughout the fall season, I'll be posting the local roundup as soon as it starts to trickle in every night. It will be updated as we received more scores).

NEW YORK -- The Shaker High School boys cross country team finished first at the Manhattan Invitational Saturday afternoon at Van Cortland Park in the Bronx.
Junior Michael Libruk placed 14th overall to lead the Blue Bison in a time of 13:08.02 on the 2.5-mile course.

For full Manhattan Invy race results, click here.

Class AA
Colonie 21, Albany 14: Mike Fitzgibbon caught a 25-yard pass from Steve Wutzer with 54 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter, lifting South Colonie to a 21-14 come-from-behind non-division Class AA football victory over Albany High at Bleecker Stadium.
Wutzer completed 10-of-15 passes for Colonie (2-3, 3-3), throwing a pair of touchdown strikes to Fitzgibbon.
Albany’s (0-5, 0-6) Rashad Avery rushed for 121 yards on 11 attempts.
Class A
Burnt Hills 58, Amsterdam 27: Keaton Flint ran for 157 yards on eight attempts – four went for touchdowns – as the Spartans (4-0, 6-0) clinched the Class A Northwest Division title with a victory over the Rugged Rams (3-1, 5-1).
Flint, a multiple threat on offense, also completed 4-of-4 passes for 37 yards and caught two passes for 36 yards.
Queensbury 30, Gloversville 0: The Spartans (2-2, 4-2) posted a Northwest Division shutout over the Huskies (2-2, 2-4).
Glens Falls 27, South High 14: The Indians (1-3, 3-3) posted a Northwest Division victory over their arch rivals, the Bulldogs (0-4, 1-5).
Class B
Albany Academy 43, Cohoes 7: Zay Richardson ran for 150 yards and three touchdowns on 15 attempts (he also returned a punt for a touchdown) as the Cadets (3-0, 5-1) posted a Class B Reinfurt Division victory over the Tigers (0-3, 0-6).
Academy’s Jelanie Currie completed 2-of-4 passes for 114 yards and two touchdowns.
Class C
Watervliet 16, Coxsackie 8: The Cannoneers (4-1, 4-2) kept hope alive for a home playoff game with a road victory over Coxsackie-Athens (1-3, 2-4).
Hoosick Falls 21, Fonda 6: The Panthers (5-0, 6-0) posted an impressive non-division victory over Class C South Division opponent Fonda-Fultonville (4-1, 4-2) in a non-division game.
Class D
Cambridge 53, Salem 6: The Indians (5-0, 5-0) remained undefeated in Class D action with a big tri¬umph over the Generals (0-6, 0-6).
Rensselaer 23, Bishop Gibbons 0: The Rams (4-1, 4-1) bounced back after last week’s loss to Cambridge by posting a shutout in Schenectady over the Golden Knights (2-3, 2-3).
Whitehall 48, Warrensburg 7: The Railroaders (4-1, 4-1) kept pace with Rensselaer in the Class D standings with a victory over the Burghers (1-4, 1-4). Whitehall plays at Rensselaer Friday at 7 p.m. in the regular season finale.
Boys soccer
Cohoes 1, Mechanicville 0: Brandon LaForest scored the only goal of the game to give the Tigers the win in Colonial Council action. Ryan Laughlin made four saves in goal for Cohoes.
Girls Soccer
Ravena 1, Cobleskill 1 (OT): Erica Tracey made four saves for Cobleskill (2-4-2) and Teegan Waddingham stopped 10 shots for Ravena in a Colonial Council draw.

A Saratoga Springs player leaps to head the ball during Saturday's Suburban Council game against Shenendehowa. Saratoga won, 3-1. (Photo courtsey The Saratogian).

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