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Six Queensbury players selected as first team all-stars by the Foothills Council boys soccer coaches

Six Queensbury players – including league MVP Ray Jones – were selected as first-team all-stars by the Foothills Council boys soccer coaches.

Jones anchored a Queensbury defense that allowed a total of 10 goals during its run to the Class A state semifinals. Along the way, the Spartans posted a seven-game shutout streak against Foothills Council opponents and allowed league opponents a total of four goals during the regular season.

Four Schuylerville players and three South Glens Falls players made the first team, with the rest coming from Scotia-Glenville and Hudson Falls.

The Foothills Council boys soccer all-stars are as follows: Continue reading “Six Queensbury players selected as first team all-stars by the Foothills Council boys soccer coaches”

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Section 2 football: A look back at the Super Bowls, and a look ahead to regionals (with photo gallery)

Three Section 2 football teams have regional playoff games this weekend, while two others await their semifinal opponents.

Class AA champion Shaker (10-0) received a bye into the state semifinals after defeating Saratoga Springs 28-14 in the championship game Friday, Nov. 2, at Casey Stadium on the University at Albany campus. This bye is rotated between Sections 2, 1 and 9 on an annual basis. Shaker meets either Section 1 champion New Rochelle or Section 9 champion Newburgh Free Academy Saturday, Nov. 17, at Middletown High School.

Class A champion Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake (9-1) also received a bye into the semifinals after Section X decided not to play in the regional round. The Spartans face the winner of the John Jay (Section 1)-Cornwall (Section 9) regional in the state semifinals Friday, Nov. 16, in Middletown.

Glens Falls (Class B), Cambridge/Salem (Class C) and Warrensburg (Class D) all play in this weekend’s regional round. Glens Falls meets Section 7 champion Beekmantown Friday, Nov. 9, at Shenendehowa High School, while Cambridge/Salem travels to Potsdam High School to play Section 10 champ Ogdensburg Free Academy. Warrensburg faces Section 7 champion Moriah Saturday, Nov. 10, at Schuylerville High School. Continue reading “Section 2 football: A look back at the Super Bowls, and a look ahead to regionals (with photo gallery)”

Boys soccer regionals: Schalmont advances on penalty kicks; Queensbury defeats Fulton

Schalmont (Class B) and Queensbury (Class A) will represent Section 2 at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Boys Soccer Tournament this weekend in Middletown after they won regional titles Saturday, Nov. 3.

Schalmont tied Section 7’s Peru 2-2 in their regional, but punched its ticket to the state semifinals by edging Peru 4-3 in penalty kicks. Jared Smith hit the go-ahead penalty kick for the Sabres, and goalkeeper Ryan Taylor made a diving block with his feet on Tanner Spear’s attempt to end the session.

Peru scored twice in the first 14 minutes to take an early lead on Schalmont, but Ryan Edwards tallied with less than 17 minutes left in the first half to trim the deficit to 2-1. Edwards then scored on a direct kick midway through the second half to tie the score at 2-2. Continue reading “Boys soccer regionals: Schalmont advances on penalty kicks; Queensbury defeats Fulton”

Foothills Council boys soccer: Teddy Borgos adds to his goal total in Queensbury’s win over Glens Falls; Gloversville edges Amsterdam

Teddy Borgos followed up his seven-goal performance against Scotia-Glenville with a four-goal afternoon in Queensbury’s 7-1 victory over Glens Falls Wednesday, Oct. 10, in a Foothills Council boys soccer game.

Queensbury’s seniors also performed well in their final home game of the regular season. Lorenzo Cicogna had a goal and an assist, Aidan Jordi-Donnelly contributed three assists and Ray Jones added a goal for the Spartans (12-0-0 league, 14-1-0 overall). Sam Rowley also tallied, and Alex Roca chipped in with two assists. Continue reading “Foothills Council boys soccer: Teddy Borgos adds to his goal total in Queensbury’s win over Glens Falls; Gloversville edges Amsterdam”

Foothills Council boys soccer: Six quick goals clinches league title for Queensbury

The Queensbury boys soccer team clinched the Foothills Council regular season title with an 11-0 victory over Scotia-Glenville Tuesday, Oct. 9.

The North Division-leading Spartans (11-0-0 league, 13-1-0 overall) scored six goals in the first 14 minutes of the game, and they never looked back as they cruised past the South Division-leading Tartans (6-5-0, 8-6-0).

Teddy Borgos struck for seven goals, and Peter Crawford contributed three assists to lead Queensbury’s offense. Aidan Jordi-Donnelly, Drew Crawford, Sam Rowley and Asa Edwards also tallied for the Spartans, and Alex Roca chipped in with two assists.

Scotia-Glenville goalkeeper Dominic Jack had eight saves.

Foothills Council boys soccer: Ryan Melucci’s hat trick leads Hudson Falls past Johnstown

Hudson Falls scored three consecutive goals in the second half to pull away for a 4-2 victory over Johnstown Thursday, Sept. 6, in a Foothills Council boys soccer game.

Ryan Melucci broke a 1-1 tie four minutes into the second half, and then he struck in the 53rd minute to give the Tigers (3-0 league, 4-0 overall) some breathing room. Continue reading “Foothills Council boys soccer: Ryan Melucci’s hat trick leads Hudson Falls past Johnstown”