Foothills Council boys soccer: Scotia-Glenville outlasts Hudson Falls; Glens Falls edges Amsterdam

Julian Aldi’s goal in the 61st minute proved to be the game winner for Scotia-Glenville in a 4-3 victory over Hudson Falls Friday, Sept. 14, in a Foothills Council boys soccer game.

Hudson Falls took a 3-2 lead early in the second half when Shane Grimes scored on a penalty kick, but Jared O’Connor netted the equalizer two minutes later for Scotia-Glenville on a direct kick. Aldi added the go-ahead goal for the Tartans on an individual effort.

O’Connor tallied twice, and David Currie added a goal for Scotia-Glenville. Grimes, Ryan Melucci and Carter Lewis scored Hudson Falls’ goals.

Elsewhere in the Foothills Council, Glens Falls edged Amsterdam 2-1, and first-place Queensbury raced past Johnstown 8-0.

Amsterdam (2-4) allowed an own goal in the second minute to give Glens Falls (2-4) a 1-0 lead. Antonio Reyes got that goal back for the Rugged Rams early in the second half, but Mitchell Riopelle struck in the 49th minute to put the Indians ahead to stay.

Amsterdam goalkeeper Ian Healy stopped 10 shots, while Glens Falls netminder Ben Difiore made four saves.

Queensbury (6-0 league, 8-1 overall) wasted little time in establishing a big lead on Johnstown (1-7). The Spartans scored three goals in the first six minutes and added three more before halftime.

Teddy Borgos and Aidan Jordi-Donnelly each tallied a pair of goals, and Lorenzo Cicogna contributed a goal and two assists for Queensbury. Peter Crawford, Drew Crawford and Asa Edwards added goals.

Goalie Josh Stout had 16 saves for Johnstown.

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