Category: Hudson Falls

Capital District High School Hockey League: Shenendehowa strikes three times in third period to top Queensbury

Shenendehowa scored three goals in the third period to defeat Queensbury 5-2 Friday, Jan. 18, in a Capital District High School Hockey League game at the Clifton Park Arena.

Brennan Alheim and Cole Haldane each had a pair of goals and an assist for the Plainsmen (5-2-0 league, 9-4-1 overall). Goalie Kent Leighton stopped 25 of the 27 shots he faced.

Brayden Ordway and Jack Randall tallied for Queensbury (5-3-0, 9-5-0), and goalie Owen Smith made 28 saves. Continue reading “Capital District High School Hockey League: Shenendehowa strikes three times in third period to top Queensbury”

Capital District High School Hockey League: Burnt Hills/Ballston Spa shuts out Shenendehowa

Burnt Hills/Ballston Spa moved into a tie with Bethlehem for first place in the Capital District High School Hockey League with a 3-0 victory over Shenendehowa Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Schenectady County Recreational Facility in Glenville.

Goalie Kyle Grace made 25 saves to earn his second shutout of the season for Burnt Hills/Ballston Spa (6-2-0 league, 9-3-0 overall). Noah Sinclair tallied in the second period, while Grant Rice and Sean Speck added insurance goals in the third period.

Elsewhere in the CDHSHL, Joe Amodio and Michael Montague each scored a pair of goals to lead Saratoga Springs (6-2-0, 10-3-0) to a 5-2 victory over LaSalle (3-5-0, 4-7-1) at Hudson Valley Community College. Andrew Blanchard also tallied for the Blue Streaks, and goalie Brad Blake stopped 20 shots.

Sebastian Geiger and Nic Pauley notched LaSalle’s goals, and goalie Leo Paul made 19 saves. Continue reading “Capital District High School Hockey League: Burnt Hills/Ballston Spa shuts out Shenendehowa”

Joseph Girard III named Class B football Co-Player of the Year in New York state

Glens Falls quarterback Joseph Girard III was named the Class B Co-Player of the Year for the second year in a row when the New York State Sportswriters Association revealed its small school all-state football teams Tuesday, Jan. 8.

Girard threw for 3,084 yards and 36 touchdowns against six interceptions to lead the Indians to their second state Class B title in three years. He also carried the ball 107 times for 395 yards and 13 touchdowns, and he had three touchdowns on defense and special teams.

Girard split Player of the Year honors with Batavia running back Ray Leach, who set Section 5 records for rushing yards, touchdowns and points scored in leading the Blue Devils to the state final against Glens Falls.

Glens Falls kicker Sam Hogan and Hudson linebacker Spencer Goldstein were first team all-state selections in Class B. Hogan converted 57 extra point kicks and added a pair of field goals, while Goldstein was one of the top defenders for a Hudson team that finished second in the Reinfurt Division. Continue reading “Joseph Girard III named Class B football Co-Player of the Year in New York state”

Capital District High School Hockey League: Burnt Hills/Ballston Spa strikes quickly in third period to pull away from Capital District

Burnt Hills/Ballston Spa scored three times in the first six minutes of the third period to pull away for a 6-0 victory over the Capital District Jets in a Capital District High School Hockey League game Friday, Jan. 4, at the Albany County Hockey Facility.

Noah Sinclair tallied 37 seconds into the final period, and Nicholas Nucci struck less than two minutes later to help Burnt Hills/Ballston Spa break the game open. Connor Cecala added a goal at the 5:35 mark to seal the six-goal victory.

Sinclair and Cecala each had a pair of goals, and goalie Kyle Grace made 19 saves to pick up his second shutout of the season for Burnt Hills/Ballston Spa. Patrick Turnbull had 47 saves for the Capital District Jets. Continue reading “Capital District High School Hockey League: Burnt Hills/Ballston Spa strikes quickly in third period to pull away from Capital District”

Section 2 holiday wrestling tournament recap: Queensbury wins its own tourney, while Granville places second in Vermont

Three wrestlers won their weight classes to lead Queensbury to a first-place finish at its own holiday tournament Friday, Dec. 28.

Ryan Sleezer (113 pounds), Trevor Robbins (126) and Luke Little (145) earned individual titles for the Spartans, who cruised to the team championship with 218.5 points. Ryan defeated his identical twin brother, Dylan, 7-5 in the finals, while Robbins posted the same score in defeating Vincent Santilli of South Glens Falls. Little pinned Corinth’s Sam Tromblee 48 seconds into the second period of their championship bout.

Hadley-Luzerne/Lake George also had three individual champions, as heavyweights Cody York (182 pounds, Cameron Duers (195) and William Mitcham (285) won in the finals. York needed 14 seconds to pin Corinth’s Ray Procter, while Duers scored a late pin to defeat Queensbury’s Seth Guay. Mitcham edged New Hartford’s Austin Bullock 2-0 to win his championship match. Continue reading “Section 2 holiday wrestling tournament recap: Queensbury wins its own tourney, while Granville places second in Vermont”

Quality beats quantity as Albany Academy defeats Saratoga Springs in CDHSHL action

It was a case of quality over quantity as Albany Academy defeated Saratoga Springs 5-2 Friday, Dec. 21, in a Capital District High School Hockey League game.

The Blue Streaks out-shot the Cadets 31-17, but the Cadets (5-0-0 league, 5-1-0 overall) made those shots count as they remained undefeated in league play.

Anthony Sericolo led a balanced Albany Academy attack with a goal and two assists, while goalie Dan Guy had 29 saves. Dan Moshier, Jameson McDonald and Jack Ripley also scored goals for the Cadets.

Joe Amodio and Will Detora tallied in the third period for Saratoga Springs (2-2-0, 5-3-0). Continue reading “Quality beats quantity as Albany Academy defeats Saratoga Springs in CDHSHL action”

Capital District High School Hockey League: Shenendehowa upends Bethlehem; CBA skates past Capital District

Shenendehowa ended Bethlehem’s winning streak at six games with a 4-3 Capital District High School Hockey League victory over the Eagles Friday, Dec. 14, at Clifton Park Arena.

Cole Haldane and Zach Rupert each had a goal and two assists, and goaltender Kent Leighton stopped 35 shots to help the Plainsmen (2-0-0 league, 4-2-0 overall) knock off the state’s No. 2-ranked Division 1 team. Brennan Alheim and Ryan Saelens also tallied for Shen.

Justin Chenaille struck for two goals, and goalie Michael Kurdziolek made 26 saves for Bethlehem (3-1-0, 6-1-0). Continue reading “Capital District High School Hockey League: Shenendehowa upends Bethlehem; CBA skates past Capital District”

Foothills Council bowling: Gloversville rolls along with convincing victory over Hudson Falls

The Gloversville bowling team improved its match record to 30-6 with a 3,391-3,058 victory over Foothills Council rival Hudson Falls Thursday, Dec. 13.

Riley Griffiths rolled a 237 game and a 221 game during his 655 series to lead Gloversville. Adam Loveless contributed a 638 series, which included high game honors for the match with a pinfall of 240 in his final game.

Logan Bennett paced Hudson Falls with a 664 series, which included individual game scores of 253 and 221.

Capital District High School Hockey League: Storm edges Adirondack

GLENS FALLS – The GMSVS Storm notched the game-winning goal in overtime to defeat the Adirondack Rivermen 3-2 Tuesday, Dec. 11, in a Capital District High School Hockey League game at the Glens Falls Recreational Center.

Collin Lagios notched a goal and an assist, and Evan Carey contributed a pair of assists for the Storm (2-2-0 league, 3-3-1 overall). Alex Bzdell and Maddie LeBel also tallied, and goalie Allie Kelley stopped 18 shots to pick up the win.

Dupree Harris and Nate Scarincio tallied for Adirondack, and goalie Ben DiFiore had 23 saves.

Section 2 hockey weekend report: Bethlehem rolls along; CBA gains steam with victory over LaSalle

Bethlehem continues to lead the way in the Capital District High School Hockey League following a 6-3 victory over Niskayuna/Schenectady/Albany Saturday, Dec. 8, at Union College.

It was the third consecutive 6-3 victory by the Eagles (3-0-0 league, 6-0-0 overall) and the fifth time they have tallied at least six times in a game. The only team to hold Bethlehem under six goals was West Genesee (Section 3) in a game won by the Eagles 3-1.

Michael Bievenue continued his torrid start for Bethlehem by factoring into all six goals the Eagles scored against Niskayuna/Schenectady/Albany. The junior forward notched four goals and assisted on the other two to finish with a six-point evening. For the season, Bievenue has 12 goals and 10 assists for a CDHSHL-best 22 points. Continue reading “Section 2 hockey weekend report: Bethlehem rolls along; CBA gains steam with victory over LaSalle”