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Section 2 football: A first look at Class B

We will be taking a look at the alignments and schedules for all five football classes in Section 2 this week. To read about Class D, click here. To read about Class C, click here.

Very little has changed in the Class B football ranks for 2019. The lone addition is Holy Trinity, which moved up from Class C after adding players from Bishop Maginn to its fold. Holy Trinity will play in the Reinfurt Division.

No Class B teams from 2018 moved up or down a level, which means the divisions are virtually unchanged.

North Division – Broadalbin-Perth, Glens Falls, Hudson Falls, Johnstown, Lansingburgh and Schuylerville

Reinfurt Division – Cobleskill-Richmondville, Holy Trinity, Hudson, Ichabod Crane, Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk and Schalmont Continue reading “Section 2 football: A first look at Class B”

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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”

Section 2 football playoff brackets are partially set

By ROB JONAS

The playoff seedings for the Section 2 Class A, C and D football playoffs are set, but Class AA and B match-ups are still in the air following Sunday’s seeding meeting.

Shaker (7-0) will be the No. 1 seed in Class AA when the four-team playoff begins Oct. 26, while Shenendehowa (6-1) and Saratoga Springs (6-1) will battle each other Friday, Oct. 19, for the No. 2 seed. The No. 4 seed is up for grabs between Guilderland (4-3), Bethlehem (3-4), Christian Brothers Academy (3-4) and Niskayuna (3-4). A Guilderland victory over CBA Friday guarantees the Dutchmen the No. 4 seed, while a CBA win plus Niskayuna and Bethlehem wins would create a four-way tie for fourth place. Continue reading “Section 2 football playoff brackets are partially set”

Broadalbin-Perth football seeks another Section 2 Class B playoff berth

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Head coach: Jim Pelneau

Last year’s record: 4-5

Playoff result: Lost in quarterfinals

Returning starters: Brodryk Benton (quarterback/linebacker), Glenn Buyce (wide receiver/defensive back), Nick Geren (wide receiver/defensive back), Dan Sparks (offensive line/defensive line), Dan Cionek (offensive line/defensive line), Dan Priamo (running back/defensive back), Jake Galarneau (offensive line/linebacker), Bryant Palmer (offensive line/defensive line), Kobe Waldvogel (running back/defensive line)

Graduated: Alex Gardner (tight end/defensive end), Matt Hinderliter (wide receiver/defensive back), Andrew Syzdek (offensive line/defensive line), Lucas Coon (running back/linebacker)

Newcomers: Anthony Darpino (offensive line/defensive line), Ivan Roberts (running back/defensive line), Anthony Covey (offensive line/defensive line), Matt Syzdek (offensive line/defensive line)

Outlook for season: With a small varsity squad, Pelneau said the key for the Patriots is avoiding injuries.

In order to be successful, we will have to stay healthy as we only have 21 varsity players,” said Pelneau. “Our health and ability to block and tackle will determine our season.”