Local roundup, Thurs., Oct. 28
SARATOGA SPRINGS -- Greenwich High runner Austin Lane took home first place at The Wasaren League Championships at Saratoga Spa State Park on Thursday afternoon.
Lane, who won the race for the fifth consecutive year, finished the 3.04-mile course in 15:42, 66 seconds ahead of second place finisher Tucker Hampson of Schuylerville.
Jeremy Spiezio of Greenwich finished third.
Berlin took home the boys’ team title, placing five runners in the Top 10. Alex French was the Mountaineers highest individual finisher, placing fourth in a time of 17:02.
Llew Palmer (5th), Conner Hoyt (7th), Erik Viner (8th) and Rocco Farano (9th) rounded out the Top 10 finishers for Berlin.
On the girls’ side, Greenwich’s Betsy Edinger finished first in 17:49, while Schuylerville’s Samantha Watson was second.
The Witches dominated the team competition, placing six runners in the Top 10, including Madeline Montague, Victoria Houser and Sarah Lapham, who finished third through fifth respectively.
Ballston Spa 12, La Salle 1: The Scotties showed no mercy as they advanced into the quarterfinals.
Tyler Reed scored the lone goal for the Cadets.
Niskayuna 2, Schenectady 0: The Silver Warriors scored twice in the first 20 minutes of the game to advance.
The Patriots closes chance came in the 65th minute, when Junior Sodre hit the post on a direct kick.
Niskayuna will play the winner of today’s Colonie vs. Amsterdam game.
Shenendehowa 3, Guilderland 0: The Plainsmen blanked the Dutchmen to set up a Monday date with top-seeded Bethlehem.
Burnt Hills 2, Queensbury 1:Burnt Hills prevailed in the Spartans showdown.
Mohonasen 1, Glens Falls 0: The Mighty Warriors advance to take on Scotia in a semifinal game on Saturday at noon.
Cohoes 4, Catskill 2: The No. 4 Tigers got goals from Brandon LaForest, Mohammed Rasoully and Todd Haynes, while also getting an own goal from a Cats player.
Nate Bulich scored one of the two goals for Catskill.
Cohoes plays No. 12 Chatham on Saturday.
Hoosick Falls 2, Greenville 0: Andy Tudor and Luke Will both scored as the Panthers pulled off the upset victory.
Hoosick Falls will play at No.3 Cairo-Durham on Saturday.
Hoosic Valley 2, Tamarac 1: Alex Roulier and Hal Kilmartin both scored for the No. 8 seed Indians in the preliminary round victory.
Andrew Doody had the lone goal for the No. 9 seed Bengals.
Cairo-Durham 5, Mechanicville 2: Adam Kraszewski and Alex Derepentigny scored for the Red Raiders, but it wasn’t nearly enough in this preliminary round game.
Andy Fishman recorded a hat trick for the Mustangs, who advance to the quarterfinals.
Johnstown 3, Coxsackie 0: The Sir Bills posted a shutout to advance into the semifinals.
Voorheesville 2, Middleburgh 1: The Blackbirds advanced into the quarterfinals with a one-goal victory.
Fort Plain 3, Mayfield 1: The No. 8 Hilltoppers moved into the quarterfinals with the win.
Lake George 0, Berne-Knox 0 (OT): The No. 2 seeded Warriors advanced 3-0 on penalty kicks, to avoid the upset bid of the Bulldogs.
Fort Ann 2, Sharon Springs 0: The top-seeded Cardinals advanced to the semifinals with a shutout victory.
Schenectady 2, Troy 1: The Patriots scored the game-winning goal with 10 minutes to go in the game.
The Flying Horses lone goal came off the foot of Liisi Vink-Lainas.
Shaker 3, Albany 0: Kaitlin Cheney, Anne Morrison and Justine Tiger all scored to give the Blue Bison a shutout victory.
The No. 5 seed Blue Bison will face No. 4 Shenendehowa on Tuesday night in a semifinal.
Guilderland 2, Columbia 1: The Lady Dutch got two goals from Michaela Maybee to advance them into Tuesday’s quarterfinals, where they will take on No. 3 seed Bethlehem.
Amanda DeBarr scored the lone goal for the Blue Devils.
Colonie 3, Ballston Spa 1 (OT): The Garnet Raiders got two goals in overtime to advance to play top-seeded Saratoga on Tuesday at 3 p.m.
Niskayuna 3, Guilderland 0: Claire Young scored twice and Ali Frary added another goal to lead the Silver Warriors into the semifinals.
Section II Championship
Shaker 5, Emma Willard 0: The Blue Bison won four of six singles matches and their No. 2 Doubles team of Suzanne Zoutaly-Hannah Ostwald made the difference with a 7-5, 6-2 triumph over EW’s Hannah Haight and Kacey Jones.
Emma Willard’s Claire Schmitz won 6-2, 6-1 at No. 1 doubles, then Shaker’s No. 2, Catherin Jenkins, posted a tough, clutch victory over Molly Goodman, 4-6, 6-2, 7-5.
Singles – Claire Schmitz (EW) def. Cat Crummey, 6-2, 6-1 Catherine Jenkins (S) def. Molly Goodman, 4-6, 6-2, 7-5 Mitali Das (EW) def. Shannon Mukerji, 6-3, 6-1 Molly O’Connor (S) def. Sam Blond, 6-3, 6-4 Elena Wolner (S) def. Kailin Baechle, 7-5, 6-3 Emily Eruysal (S) def. Grace Smith, 7-5, 1-6, 6-4.
Doubles -- Acacia Lanson-Mata Ragavan (EW) def. Ali Coyle-Angela Wang, 6-3, 7-6 Suzanne Zoufaly-Hannah Ostwald (S) def. Hannah Haight-Kacey Jones, 7-5, 6-2 Mel Dincer-Lauren Christiansen (EW) def. Elaine Tse-Shilpa Taneja, 6-3, 6-7, 7-5.
Bethlehem 14, Colonie 13: John Gosstola ran for 93 yards and two second half touchdowns as the Eagles (4-5) erased a 13-point first half deficit in a crossover victory over the Garnet Raiders.
Davion Brink paced Colonie (3-6) with 95 rushing yards on 16 attempts.
Columbia 21, Albany 6: John Stanley threw two touchdown passes as the Blue Devils (2-7) posted the victory.
Luis George also ran for 60-yard touchdown for Columbia.
Michael Blair threw a 44-yard touchdown pass for the Falcons (0-9), but Albany failed to post a win for the third consecutive season.
Hoosic Valley 4, Catskill 1: Mollie Gilchrist scored three goals and added an assist for the third-seeded Indians.
Janelle Stannard added the fourth goal and Whitney Kugler dished out an assist for Hoosic Valley, who will play Schuylerville in a Class B Quarterfinal on Saturday at 1 p.m.
Big 10 Championships: Bishop Gibbons freshmen Talya Williams won the girls 5k race at Saratoga State Park in 19:18.86.
Troy High senior Bianca Jordan finished second in 19:41.43 while Amsterdam’s Rebekah Johnson was third in 19:55.53.
Troy won the meet for the girls with 45 team points while Amsterdam was second with 54 points.
Matt Lange of Bishop Gibbons captured the top spot for the boys in a time of 16:04.58 while teammates Jordan Pantalone (16:07.41) and Jason Lange (16:08.42) finished second and third, respectively.
Gibbons won the meet for the boys with 27 total points and LaSalle was second with 64 points.
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