By ROB JONAS
SARATOGA SPRINGS – One race lived up to its pre-event billing, while another showdown never materialized at Friday’s Section 2 Cross Country Championships at a soggy Saratoga Spa State Park.
The Class A boys race turned into a battle royale between Shenendehowa and Saratoga Springs, with the Plainsmen pulling out a three-point victory over the Blue Streaks, 60-63. Saratoga had two of the top four runners in the race, but Shen’s pack mentality proved to be the deciding factor.
“Our sixth and seventh runners beat Saratoga’s fifth runner. That was the game right there,” said Shen boys head coach Lance Jordan. Continue reading “A look back at the Section 2 Cross Country Championships”
Shenendehowa (AA), Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake (A), Broadalbin-Perth (B), Voorheesville (C) and Galway (D) are the No. 1 seeds in their respective classes for the 2018 Section 2 girls volleyball tournament.
Brackets were released Tuesday, Oct. 23, with first round matches scheduled to begin Wednesday, Oct. 24. The match-ups are as follows: Continue reading “Section 2 girls volleyball seedings are announced”
Lake George used a balanced attack to defeat Hartford 25-10, 25-13 and 25-18 in a girls volleyball match Friday, Oct. 19.
Alysia Kane recorded eight kills, Mikayla Duffy contributed seven kills, and Jazzy Burke and Nikki Hladik each added six kills for the Warriors. Burke and Kane also had 10 service points apiece, with Burke adding 19 assists and 11 defensive digs, and Kane adding 12 digs.
Adrianna Eigo notched 15 digs for Lake George.
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”
Hartford scored a goal in each half to defeat New Lebanon 2-0 Monday, Oct. 8, in a non-league boys soccer game.
Lucas Casey turned a Kyle Eastman corner kick into a goal in the first half, and Eastman tallied with less than three minutes left in the second half to seal the Tanagers’ victory.
Hartford improved its record to 10-4-0, while New Lebanon dropped to 6-6-0.
SCHENECTADY – The annual Grout Run took place Saturday, Oct. 6, at Schenectady’s Central Park. More than 20 teams from around New York State ran on the 2.75-mile road course in and around the park.
Washingtonville (Section 9), Shaker and Broadalbin-Perth won their respective boys varsity division team titles; while Shaker, Greenwich and Duanesburg took the girls varsity division team titles. Continue reading “Scenes from Section 2 cross country: Grout Run 2018 highlights”
Lake George defeated Hartford 25-18, 25-20 and 25-20 in an Adirondack League girls volleyball match Wednesday, Sept. 26.
Alysia Kane had 16 kills on 24 attempts and added 12 defensive digs for the Warriors. Cassie Wagemann recorded 13 service points and 16 digs, while Jazzy Burke contributed 25 assists and Mikayla Duffy added eight kills.
The Argyle girls volleyball team began its Adirondack League season with a three-set sweep of Hartford Wednesday, Sept. 5, at Hartford.
The first set was close, with the Scots prevailing 25-21. Argyle took the second set 25-17 before cruising through the third set 25-14.
Jada Phillips recorded 12 aces on 27 service attempts, Gretta Schneider notched seven kills and Jesse Wilson added 11 assists for the Scots.
Elsewhere in the Adirondack League, Lake George swept Corinth 25-9, 25-8 and 25-4. Jazzy Burke led the Warriors with 14 service points, eight assists and four digs. Alysia Kane contributed 11 service points and five kills, Adrianna Eigo chipped in with 10 service points, and Nikki Hladik added six kills. Alli Zilm recorded six assists.