Foothills Council boys soccer: Hudson Falls remains perfect in league with victory over South Glens Falls

The Hudson Falls boys soccer team raised its Foothills Council record to 2-0 with a 2-1 victory over South Glens Falls Tuesday, Sept. 4.

James Prakelt scored in the fourth minute off an assist from Ryan Melucci to put the Tigers (3-0 overall) up 1-0. The score would remain the same until the 54th minute, when Alex Varney tallied unassisted to double Hudson Falls’ lead.

Andrew King scored off a feed from Bobby Bruschini in the 64th minute to give South High (2-1, 2-3) new life, but Hudson Falls hung on for the one-goal victory.

Goalkeeper Justin Fenton made eight saves to keep Hudson Falls in front. Sebastian Maynard stopped two shots for South High.

Elsewhere in the Foothills Council, Amsterdam (1-2) picked up its first win of the season by defeating Johnstown 2-1.

Like Hudson Falls, Amsterdam got off to a fast start and hung on. Kevin Vargas tallied in the second minute, and Dwight Rose added a goal early in the second half to put the Rugged Rams ahead 2-0.

Charlie Brown broke up Amsterdam’s shutout bid with a late goal for Johnstown (1-2).

Schuylerville jumped out to a 4-0 first-half lead and cruised to a 6-0 victory over Glens Falls. Christian Petralia tallied 1:03 into the game for the Black Horses (2-1), and Michael Lanfear tacked on two more goals by the 11-minute mark to put Schuylerville in command.

Lanfear finished with a hat trick and an assist, and Ian Winchell contributed a pair of goals for Schuylerville. Glens Falls goalkeeper Ben Difiore made nine saves.

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