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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”


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.”