Top-seeded Fort Ann faces No. 3 seed New Lebanon in tonight’s Section 2 Class D girls soccer final at Mechanicville High School.
Fort Ann needed penalty kicks to advance past No. 4 Northville in Monday’s semifinal game at Fonda-Fultonville High School. The Cardinals scored three goals in the second half to take a 4-3 lead, only to see Northville tie the game at 4-4 and force overtime.
After four scoreless overtime periods, the two sides went to penalty kicks, where Fort Ann edged Northville 2-1 to move on.
Sarah Paige scored all of Fort Ann’s goals, while Jaycee Frasier, Kerrigan Groff, Brianna Strouse and Kaytelenn VanHeusen tallied for Northville.
New Lebanon advanced with a slightly more conventional 2-1 overtime victory over No. 2 Oppenheim-Ephretah-St. Johnsville. Emily Schafer’s second goal of the evening won it for the Lady Tigers.
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”
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”
Evan Vandeusen had a goal and an assist to lead New Lebanon to a 4-0 victory over Chatham Friday, Oct. 12, in a non-league boys soccer game.
Liam McDonald, James Lambert and Paulo Scolari also tallied for the Tigers, who finished the regular season with an 8-6-1 record.
Chatham has an overall record of 4-11-0 entering Sunday’s regular season finale against Patroon Conference rival Cairo-Durham.
Six different players scored goals as New Lebanon and Doane Stuart played to a 3-3 tie Wednesday, Oct. 10, in a Central Hudson Valley League boys soccer game.
Paulo Scolari had a goal and an assist to lead New Lebanon’s offense. James Lambert and Liam McDonald also tallied for the Tigers.
Joe Dipreta, Kyaw Lwin and Abe Gordon scored Doane Stuart’s goals.
Four different players scored goals to lead New Lebanon to a 4-1 victory over Germantown Tuesday, Oct. 9, in a Central Hudson Valley League boys soccer game.
Liam McDonald tallied in the first half to give the Tigers a 1-0 lead. James Lambert, Cole Keating and Paulo Scolari all scored in the second half to seal the victory.
Dylan Mayr knocked in Germantown’s only goal off a feed from Jeremy Cozensa in the second half.
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.
Loudonville Christian 1, New Lebanon 0
Loudonville Christian School scored a goal with 15 minutes left in the second half to edge visiting New Lebanon 1-0 Friday, Oct. 5, in a Central Hudson Valley League boys soccer game at the Boght Soccer Complex in Latham.
NEW LEBANON – On a field still soaked from Tuesday’s rain, New Lebanon raced out to a 4-1 halftime lead and defeated Mekeel Christian Academy 7-3 Wednesday, Oct. 3, in a non-league boys soccer game.
Paulo Scolari recorded a hat trick, and Keagan Carson contributed a goal and three assists for the Tigers. Wyatt Powers and Devin Simmons notched their first career varsity goals, and Tyler Price added a goal.
Lens Lima tallied twice to lead the Mekeel Christian Lions, while Dan McCarty had his team’s other goal.
Bishop Maginn pulled out a 2-1 overtime victory over New Lebanon in a Central Hudson Valley League boys soccer game Thursday, Sept. 27.
Blair Moo tallied off a feed from Dayh Poe in the second 10-minute overtime period to lift the Golden Griffins to victory. Tyler Price scored a goal for New Lebanon, assisted by Keagan Carson.