Tag: Brendan Duffy

State hockey championships: Skaneateles surges past Queensbury in Division 2 final

BUFFALO – Skaneateles (Section 3) scored three goals in the second and third periods to pull away for a 6-1 victory over Queensbury in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Division 2 hockey finals Sunday, March 10, at HarborCenter.

Ryan Gick broke the scoreless tie 2:16 into the second period to put the Lakers ahead 1-0. Cole Heintz and Luke Lynn added goals 40 seconds apart later in the stanza to make the score 3-0.

Lynn, Garrett Krieger and Jack Henry tallied in the third period for Skaneateles, which outshot Queensbury 30-16 for the game. Goalies Adam Casper and Chris Falso made a combined total of 15 saves. Continue reading “State hockey championships: Skaneateles surges past Queensbury in Division 2 final”

State hockey playoffs: Queensbury shuts out John Jay-Cross River to advance to finals

BUFFALO – Queensbury dominated from start to finish to defeat Section 1 champion John Jay-Cross River 4-0 Saturday, March 9, in the state hockey Division 2 semifinals at HarborCenter.

The Spartans out-shot John Jay-Cross River 30-9 over the first two periods, and goaltender Owen Smith stopped all 17 shots he faced to help Queensbury advance to Sunday’s final against Skaneateles (Section 3). Continue reading “State hockey playoffs: Queensbury shuts out John Jay-Cross River to advance to finals”

CDHSHL: Michael Bievenue scores six goals in Bethlehem’s victory over Albany Academy

Bethlehem’s Michael Bievenue could not be stopped as he led the Eagles to a 7-2 victory over Albany Academy Friday, Feb. 1, in a Capital District High School Hockey League game at the Albany Academy Fieldhouse.

Bievenue scorched the nets for six goals to raise his Section 2-leading goal total to 39 for the season. Justin Chenaille contributed a goal and three assists, while Ben LaVigne, William Bievenue and Connor Carroll all added a pair of assists. Goalie Michael Kurdziolek stopped 29 of the 31 shots he faced to earn the victory.

Dan Guy made 29 saves between the posts, while Tom McGuire and Dan Moshier tallied for Albany Academy. Continue reading “CDHSHL: Michael Bievenue scores six goals in Bethlehem’s victory over Albany Academy”

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”

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: Queensbury wraps up perfect league season with win over South Glens Falls; Hudson Falls prevails over Glens Falls

The Queensbury boys soccer team capped a perfect run through the Foothills Council with a 2-1 victory over South Glens Falls Friday, Oct. 12.

Brendan Duffy scored off a pass from Teddy Borgos and added an unassisted goal to give the Spartans (13-0 league, 15-1 overall) a 2-0 lead in the first half. Lanning Torebka followed his own missed shot with a goal in the 56th minute to draw the Bulldogs (9-4, 10-6) within striking distance, but Queensbury held on for the victory. Continue reading “Foothills Council boys soccer: Queensbury wraps up perfect league season with win over South Glens Falls; Hudson Falls prevails over Glens Falls”

Foothills Council boys soccer: Queensbury remains unbeaten in the league with victory over South Glens Falls

Queensbury remained the only undefeated boys soccer team in the Foothills Council with a 2-0 victory over South Glens Falls Wednesday, Sept. 19.

The state’s top-ranked Class A squad overcame a shaky start against South High (4-3 league, 5-5 overall) and got the game’s first goal when Peter Crawford scored off a feed from Aidan Jordi-Donnelly a little more than two minutes before halftime. Brendan Duffy added an insurance goal with less than 14 minutes left in regulation for the Spartans (7-0, 9-1). Continue reading “Foothills Council boys soccer: Queensbury remains unbeaten in the league with victory over South Glens Falls”

Boys soccer: Queensbury takes sole possession first place in Foothills Council with victory over Hudson Falls

The Queensbury boys soccer team took over sole possession of first place in the Foothills Council with a 5-0 victory over Hudson Falls Monday, Sept. 10.

Aidan Jordan-Donnelly notched the first two goals for the Spartans (4-0 league, 6-1 overall) off assists from Lorenzo Cicagno. Brendan Duffy then headed home a corner kick from Teddy Borgos to put Queensbury ahead 3-0 before halftime.

Drew Crawford and Lucas McCane added goals in the second half, and goalkeeper Ethan Willis made five saves to pick up a combined shutout with Jack Sylvia for Queensbury. Justin Fenton and Joe Potvin had a combined total of 13 saves for Hudson Falls (3-1, 4-2).

Foothills Council boys soccer round-up: Glens Falls fends off Johnstown

Glens Falls jumped out to a two-goal lead and hung on for a 3-2 victory over Johnstown in a Foothills Council boys soccer game Wednesday. Aug. 29.

Seth Davis scored off a Cyrus Guillet assist in the 11th minute of the first half, and Guillet tallied 25 minutes later to put the Indians (1-0) ahead 2-0. Charlie Brown got Johnstown on the board less than eight minutes into the second half to trim Glens Falls’ lead to 2-1, but Guillet struck for his second goal of the afternoon less than four minutes later to put the Indians ahead by two again.

Brown scored his second goal on a throw-in with less than eight minutes left in regulation to make things close for the Sir Bills (0-1), but they got no closer.

Glens Falls goalkeeper Ben Difiore made four saves, while Johnstown netminder Matthew Boyle stopped three shots.

In other Foothills Council action on Wednesday, Queensbury shut out Broadalbin-Perth 3-0, and Schuylerville pulled away for a 5-0 victory at Amsterdam.

Teddy Borgos scored twice, and Brendan Duffy added the other goal for Queensbury (3-1). Lucas McCane and Ray Jones provided the assists. Goalkeeper John Marsden made 15 saves for Broadalbin-Perth (0-1).

Ian Winchell, Christian Petralia, Jared Everleth and Matt McCarthy tallied for Schuylerville (2-0) in its victory over Amsterdam (0-1). Goalkeeper Ian Healy made five saves for the Rugged Rams in the loss.