Category: WAC

Scenes from WAC baseball: Fonda-Fultonville pulls away from Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons

Fonda-Fultonville scored four runs in the top of the first inning and never looked back in defeating Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons 11-2 Monday, May 20, in a Western Athletic Conference baseball game. Four Braves had multi-hit games, led by Dylan Hamlen’s three-hit performance. Both teams receive their Section 2 baseball playoff seedings Wednesday. Continue reading “Scenes from WAC baseball: Fonda-Fultonville pulls away from Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons”

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Scenes from WAC baseball: Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons rolls along with another win

ROTTERDAM – Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons scored five runs in the bottom of the third inning on its way to an 8-3 victory over Canajoharie Wednesday, May 15, in a Western Athletic Conference baseball game at Rotterdam Babe Ruth.

Connor Barber and Matt Kordziel each had multi-hit games for the Golden Knights, and Nick Kownack contributed a double. Isaiah Logan and Derek Hyney notched extra-base hits for the visiting Cougars. Continue reading “Scenes from WAC baseball: Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons rolls along with another win”

Scenes from Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons baseball’s Senior Night

ROTTERDAM – The Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons baseball team defeated Mekeel Christian Academy 7-1 Thursday, May 9, at Rotterdam Babe Ruth on Senior Night. The Golden Knights improved their record to 13-2 heading into the home stretch of the regular season. Continue reading “Scenes from Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons baseball’s Senior Night”

Scenes from WAC baseball: Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons gets past Galway

GALWAY – Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons scored two runs in the top of the fifth inning to pull away for a 5-2 victory over Galway Wednesday, May 8, in a Western Athletic Conference baseball game.

The Golden Knights only had three hits on the afternoon, but they made them count as they continued to pile up wins ahead of the Section 2 playoffs. Jacob Trombley led the offense with a double. Continue reading “Scenes from WAC baseball: Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons gets past Galway”

Scenes from WAC baseball: Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons handles Mekeel Christian

Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons defeated Mekeel Christian Academy 14-2 Monday, May 6, in a Western Athletic Conference baseball game. The Golden Knights improved their league record to 11-2 and are assured of a berth in the Section 2 playoffs. Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons travels to Galway Wednesday, May 8. Photos by Juliana Johnston. Copyright 2019 by Capital Region HS Sports. Continue reading “Scenes from WAC baseball: Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons handles Mekeel Christian”

Scenes from WAC baseball: Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons shuts out Mayfield in Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM – Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons defeated Mayfield 10-0 Saturday, May 4, in a Western Athletic Conference baseball game at Shuttleworth Park. Tyree Parker drove in a pair of runs for the Golden Knights, while Anthony Vicinanzo and Nick Kownack combined for four hits, four runs scored and two RBI. Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons meets Mekeel Christian Academy Monday, May 6, at Schenectady’s Central Park. Continue reading “Scenes from WAC baseball: Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons shuts out Mayfield in Amsterdam”

Scenes from WAC baseball: Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons defeats OESJ

SCHENECTADY – Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons pulled out a 9-5 victory over Oppenheim-Ephretah/St. Johnsville Monday, April 29, in a Western Athletic Conference baseball game. Photos by Juliana Johnston. Copyright 2019 by Capital Region HS Sports.

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Joseph Girard III tops All-State basketball list in Class B

Glens Falls superstar Joseph Girard III was named the Class B Player of the Year when the New York State Sportswriters Association revealed its boys basketball all-state teams in Class B, Class C and Class D this week.

The Syracuse University-bound senior guard capped his record-breaking career by averaging 48.7 points per game and guiding the Indians to the state and Federation championships. Girard scored more than 4,000 points in his career, easily eclipsing the previous state record by more than 1,300 points.

Twenty-eight Section 2 players received All-State team honors. They are as follows:

Class B
Second team – Shane O’Dell (Schalmont)
10th team – Justice Brantley (Catskill)
12th team – Trent Girard (Glens Falls)
13th team – Messiah Mallory (Watervliet)
14th team – Jackson Atty (Fonda-Fultonville)
16th team – LJ Randle (Schalmont)

Honorable mention – Matthew Boyle (Johnstown), Nick Budesheim (Schuylerville) and Lavon Fernandez (Hudson)

Class C
First team – Mason Flatley (Lake George)
Second team – Chris Becker (Lake George)
Fifth team – Jon Kempf (Hoosick Falls)
Sixth team – Garrett Delaney (Mayfield)
Seventh team – Nate Mannion (Maple Hill)
Ninth team – Trevon Gifford (Mayfield)

Honorable mention – Danny McMahon (Hadley-Luzerne), Zeke Pulliam (Berne-Knox-Westerlo), Luke VanSlyke (Canajoharie). Tristan Williams (Hoosick Falls) and Jarrett Williams (Granville)

Class D
First team – Tyler Leon (OESJ)
Third team – Jack Brundage (OESJ)
Fourth team – Peyton Lufkin (Argyle)

Honorable mention – Bryan Bathrick (Germantown), Gavin Darfler (Hartford), Anthony Girard (North Warren), Luke Loso (Fort Ann) and Nate Reidell (Northville)

The Class AA and A all-state teams will be revealed next week.

Scenes from WAC baseball: Canajoharie earns walk-off win against Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons

CANAJOHARIE – A passed ball allowed the winning run to score in the bottom of the seventh inning as Canajoharie edged Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons 6-5 Tuesday, April 16, in a Western Athletic Conference baseball game. Continue reading “Scenes from WAC baseball: Canajoharie earns walk-off win against Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons”

Track and field: Maple Hill sweeps team titles at its own invitational

SCHODACK – Maple Hill won the boys and girls team titles at its invitational meet Saturday, April 13.

The boys team finished with 138 points, 13 points ahead of runner-up New Paltz. The girls team breezed to the title with 107 points – more than 40 points ahead of its nearest competitor, Broadalbin-Perth.

Maple Hill’s boys team was particularly strong in the 110-meter hurdles, where it swept the top three places. Bryan Jacobs led the way with a winning time of 15.86 seconds, less than four-tenths of a second ahead of Seth Roberts. Thacher Deyoe completed the 1-2-3 Wildcat sweep with a time of 16.31 seconds.

Roberts contributed a victory in the 200-meter dash for Maple Hill, and he teamed up with Evan Kulpa, Jack Pomykaj and Eric Steffeck to win the 400-meter relay. Kulpa had an individual victory in the long jump.

Emma Pearsall led the Maple Hill girls’ team with victories in the 400-meter race and the high jump. She also ran the anchor leg on the Wildcats’ winning 1,600-meter relay team. Other athletes with two individual titles include Ichabod Crane’s Monique Benn (100- and 200-meter dash) and Ama Boham (100- and 400-meter hurdles), as well as Duanesburg’s Elaine Atanasova (1,500- and 3,000-meter races) and New Lebanon-Berlin’s Allie Ryder (shot put and discus). Continue reading “Track and field: Maple Hill sweeps team titles at its own invitational”