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Adirondack League reveals girls soccer Player of the Year and all-star teams

Lake George’s Sarah Kohls was named the Player of the Year when the Adirondack League girls soccer coaches unveiled their all-star teams for the 2018 season Monday, Nov. 12.

Kohls scored 24 goals and added eight assists to lead Lake George to the league title and a Section 2 Class C semifinal appearance.

The rest of the Adirondack League all-stars are as follows: Continue reading “Adirondack League reveals girls soccer Player of the Year and all-star teams”

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Section 2 Class C girls soccer playoffs: Lake George tested by Waterford-Halfmoon; Stillwater rolls

No. 2 seed Lake George fended off No. 15 Waterford-Halfmoon 3-1 Saturday, Oct. 20, in the opening round of the Section 2 Class C girls soccer tournament.

Stephanie Dickinson-Frevola scored off a pass from Sarah Kohls 15:02 into the first half to give the Lady Warriors a 1-0 lead. However, Waterford-Halfmoon goalkeeper Caer Burns stopped several shots after that to keep the Fordians close at halftime.

Rebecca Kohls doubled Lake George’s lead less than five minutes into the second half off another Sarah Kohls assist. Annelise Rebel tallied less than a minute later to get Waterford-Halfmoon on the scoreboard, but Gabby Marchello provided an insurance goal at 65:14 to give Lake George some breathing room. Continue reading “Section 2 Class C girls soccer playoffs: Lake George tested by Waterford-Halfmoon; Stillwater rolls”

Wil Lawson leads Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons past Bolton-Warrensburg

By ROB JONAS

SCHENECTADY – For the second time since it re-started its boys soccer program four years ago, Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons has reached the second round of the Section 2 playoffs.

Wil Lawson’s hat trick led the eighth-seeded Golden Knights (11-4-0) to a 4-0 victory over No. 9 Bolton-Warrensburg in a Class C opening round game Thursday, Oct. 18, at Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons High School.

Lawson’s three goals give him 90 for his varsity career – one that only began at the small private school when he and some other students pushed for soccer to be reinstated. Continue reading “Wil Lawson leads Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons past Bolton-Warrensburg”

Scenes from Section 2 Class C boys soccer playoffs: Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons vs. Bolton-Warrensburg

SCHENECTADY – Wil Lawson recorded a hat trick to lead No. 8 Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons to a 4-0 victory over No. 9 Bolton-Warrensburg Thursday, Oct. 18, in a Section 2 Class C boys soccer playoff game. The Golden Knights advance to face top-seeded Lake George Monday, Oct. 22. Continue reading “Scenes from Section 2 Class C boys soccer playoffs: Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons vs. Bolton-Warrensburg”

Section 2 girls soccer playoffs: Bethlehem, Averill Park, Holy Names, Stillwater and Fort Ann are top seeds

Brackets for the Section 2 girls soccer playoffs were announced Monday, Oct. 15, and two Suburban Council teams were among the five No. 1 seeds.

Bethlehem received the No. 1 seed in Class AA after winning the Blue Division title, while Averill Park claimed the No. 1 seed in Class A after finishing first in the Gray Division. Colonial Council champion Academy of the Holy Names (Class B), Wasaren League champion Stillwater (Class C) and Adirondack League runner-up Fort Ann (Class D) were the other three No. 1 seeds.

Here are the match-ups for the first two rounds: Continue reading “Section 2 girls soccer playoffs: Bethlehem, Averill Park, Holy Names, Stillwater and Fort Ann are top seeds”

Section 2 boys soccer playoff seedings are set

By ROB JONAS

Christian Brothers Academy (Class AA), Queensbury (A), Schalmont (B), Lake George (C) and Fort Ann (D) are the No. 1 seeds in this year’s Section 2 boys soccer playoffs.

CBA earned the No. 1 seed after posting the best record in the Suburban Council (12-1-1 league, 13-1-1 overall). The Brothers – along with No. 2 Albany (11-2-1, 12-2-1), No. 3 Bethlehem (10-3-1, 12-3-1) and No. 4 Shenendehowa (10-3-1, 10-3-1) – received byes through the first round.

Queensbury (15-1-0), No. 2 Albany Academy (11-5-0), No. 3 Averill Park (6-8-2), No. 4 South Glens Falls (10-6-0) and No. 5 Mohonasen (9-5-2) all received byes in Class A.

Here are all of the match-ups for the first two rounds of Sectionals: Continue reading “Section 2 boys soccer playoff seedings are set”

Adirondack League girls soccer: Lake George remains perfect with victory over Bolton/Warrensburg

Lake George scored three goals in the second half to pull away for a 5-1 victory over Bolton/Warrensburg Tuesday, Oct. 2, in an Adirondack League girls soccer game.

The Warriors – ranked No. 2 in the most recent New York State Sportswriters Association Class C girls soccer poll – jumped out to a 2-0 lead on goals by Gabby Marchello and Sarah Kohls within the first 10 minutes of the game. Aubrey Ranous tallied off an assist by Gabs Mowery at the 12:40 mark to pull Bolton/Warrensburg within a goal, and the score remained 2-1 through the rest of the first half.

Gabby Weidner struck less than nine minutes into the second half to give Lake George a 3-1 lead. Kohls added her second goal of the afternoon six minutes later, and Katie O’Donnell added an insurance goal with less than eight minutes left in regulation to seal the Warriors’ victory.

Goalkeeper Samantha Jeckel had two saves for Lake George, while Bolton/Warrensburg goalie Jordan Barker stopped 12 shots.

Adirondack League girls soccer: Lake George defeats Bolton/Warrensburg; Whitehall shuts out Granville

Two goals late in the first half provided Lake George with some breathing room on its way to a 5-1 victory over Bolton/Warrensburg Thursday, Sept. 6, in an Adirondack League girls soccer game. Continue reading “Adirondack League girls soccer: Lake George defeats Bolton/Warrensburg; Whitehall shuts out Granville”

Bolton/Warrensburg boys soccer enters rebuilding year in Adirondack League

Bolton/Warrensburg (BW)

Head coach: Rob Thomas

Last year’s record: 9-3-1 League, 10-4-2 overall

Playoff result: Lost in first round to Cambridge 2-0

Returning starters: Adam Seamans (midfield), JJ Giron (midfield), Kevin Neacy (goalkeeper), Dan Kelly (striker), Nick Clesceri (midfield), Garrick Morrow (midfield), Josh Baker (fullback), Charlie Weick (midfield), Elijah Terrell (midfield)

Graduated: John Kelly (striker), Garry Ross (goalkeeper), Jacob Beebe (striker), Zach Smith (striker), RJ DeMeo (sweeper), Austin Smith (fullback), Nick Putney (fullback), Brendon VanAuken (fullback), Jacob Johnson (midfield), Cody Parker (midfield)

Newcomers: Eric Sherman (striker), Devon Millington (fullback), Dan Cunniffe (striker), Jordan Nieves (midfield), Joe Nissen (fullback), Tommy Moore (fullback), Nathan Cooper (midfield)

Outlook for season: BW may have a difficult time maintaining its winning ways in 2018, following the graduation of 10 seniors.

“The outlook is challenging, to say the least,” said Thomas. “We have some untested components that will need to work hard to step into those roles. It will be interesting to see if we can compete to earn our share of the [Adirondack] league.”