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Soccer: Bethlehem boys edge Shaker in Suburban Council showdown

The Bethlehem boys soccer team made an early goal stand up in a 1-0 Suburban Council victory over Shaker Thursday, Sept. 5, in Latham.

Bethlehem received a corner kick one minute into the contest after Shaker’s defense cleared the ball over its own end line. On the corner itself, the ball bounced around the penalty box until Salko Kanic knocked it into the back of the net to give the Eagles the lead.

Both teams had numerous scoring chances throughout the rest of the game, but neither could finish their opportunities. Bethlehem finished the afternoon with 15 shots on goal and six corners, while Shaker registered 17 shots on frame and five corners.

Elsewhere in the Suburban Council, Paul Abatiello scored two minutes into extra time to give Christian Brothers Academy a 3-2 victory over Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake.

Abatiello struck in the seventh minute off an assist from Alejandro Torres to put the Brothers ahead 1-0. Jacob Scott converted a penalty kick five minutes later to tie the score at 1-1, but Wyatt Leto tallied in the 29th minute off a feed from Abatiello to give CBA a 2-1 halftime advantage.

Scott scored again two minutes into the second half to knot the score at 2-2 for BH-BL. The game remained deadlocked through the remained of regulation before Abatiello netted the game winner in overtime.

In the Foothills Council, Queensbury tallied four times in the second half to pull away for a 5-0 victory over Hudson Falls. Teddy Borgos scored two goals and added two assists for the Spartans. Peter Crawford, Asa Edwards and Brendan Duffy also recorded goals for Queensbury. Goaltender Joey Lapan made 15 saves for Hudson Falls.

In the Colonial Council, LaSalle edged Schalmont 1-0 on a first-half goal by Bennett Beaulieu. Anthony Rotello had 10 saves in goal to earn the shutout for the Cadets. Ryan Taylor made six saves for Schalmont.

In the Western Athletic Conference, Schoharie downed an undermanned Duanesburg squad 17-0. Noah Fagnani led the Indians with eight goals and two assists. The Eagles dressed only nine players due to low numbers and minimum practice regulations.

In non-league action, Greenwich edged Doane Stuart 4-3. Charlie Gartner and Tommy Abate each scored a goal in the first 12 minutes of the second half to give the Witches a 3-1 lead. AJ Rymph tallied twice for the Witches, while Nelson and Lwel Htoo scored for the Thunder Chickens.

Waterford-Halfmoon shut out Corinth 6-0 in another non-league contest. Nate Powell and Jason Cordts each netted two goals for the Fordians, and goaltender Jake Houle made five saves for the shutout, including one on a penalty kick.

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Section 2 Class A boys soccer: Queensbury gets past stubborn Scotia-Glenville; Ballston Spa edges Averill Park

Top-seeded Queensbury (16-1-0) pulled out a 3-0 victory over No. 8 Scotia-Glenville in the Section 2 Class B boys soccer quarterfinals Friday, Oct. 19.

The Tartans (10-8-0) pressured Queensbury’s defense several times in the first half,  but could not get anything into the goal. The Spartans got on the scoreboard less than one minute before halftime when Aidan Jordi-Donnelly fed a through ball to Teddy Borgos, who promptly kicked it into the goal for a 1-0 lead. Continue reading “Section 2 Class A boys soccer: Queensbury gets past stubborn Scotia-Glenville; Ballston Spa edges Averill Park”

Suburban Council boys soccer: Albany rallies to tie Shaker; CBA takes sole possession of first place with win over Averill Park

Some movement at the top of the Suburban Council standings could impact seedings for the Section 2 Class AA boys soccer tournament when brackets are announced next week.

Shaker’s 1-1 tie against Albany and Christian Brothers Academy’s 6-0 victory over Averill Park Tuesday, Oct. 9, allowed the Brothers to open up a two-point lead on the Falcons for the Gray Division title and a two-point advantage over Bethlehem for the overall top spot in the league. Continue reading “Suburban Council boys soccer: Albany rallies to tie Shaker; CBA takes sole possession of first place with win over Averill Park”

Suburban Council boys soccer: Shaker and Bethlehem play to a tie; CBA extends unbeaten streak to eight games

Two of the top Suburban Council Blue Division boys soccer teams met in Latham Thursday, Oct. 4, with Bethlehem and Shaker playing to a 1-1 tie.

Will Augstell scored on a direct kick in the first half to give the Blue Bison (7-2-3 league, 8-3-3 overall) a 1-0 lead, but Gabe Kaprielian tallied with five minutes left in the second half to pull the Eagles (7-2-1, 9-2-1) even. Continue reading “Suburban Council boys soccer: Shaker and Bethlehem play to a tie; CBA extends unbeaten streak to eight games”

Suburban Council boys soccer: Shaker, CBA win in the rain

Tuesday’s rain wreaked havoc on the Suburban Council boys soccer schedule, as only two of the five scheduled games were reported as having been completed, while two others were officially postponed.

In Latham, Shaker (7-2-2 league, 8-3-2 overall) edged Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake 1-0, while Christian Brothers Academy (9-1-1, 10-1-1) defeated Troy 2-0 in Colonie. Continue reading “Suburban Council boys soccer: Shaker, CBA win in the rain”

Suburban Council boys soccer: Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake wins in OT; CBA cruises past Columbia

An own goal early in the second 10-minute overtime period helped Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake pull out a 2-1 victory over Colonie Saturday, Sept. 22, in a Suburban Council boys soccer game.

Max Nemec’s initial shot bounced off a Colonie defender into the goal to give the Spartans the victory. Zach Millson scored in the 21st minute to give the Garnet Raiders a 1-0 lead, but Ethan Van Vorst tied the score in the final minute of the first half off a set piece by Bryan Pustolka. Continue reading “Suburban Council boys soccer: Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake wins in OT; CBA cruises past Columbia”

Suburban Council boys soccer: Shenendehowa defeats Averill Park; Niskayuna edges Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake

Shenendehowa pulled away in the second half for a 3-1 victory over Averill Park in a Suburban Council boys soccer game Saturday, Sept. 8.

Eric Makhatadze headed in a corner kick from Reggie Durden in the first half and repeated the process by heading in Ethan Brunell’s corner in the second half to put the Plainsmen ahead 2-0. Tristan Shellhamer scored off a feed from Brian Bourne to close the gap to 2-1, but Jason Breznak tallied on a rebound in the 69th minute to seal Shen’s victory. Continue reading “Suburban Council boys soccer: Shenendehowa defeats Averill Park; Niskayuna edges Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake”

Suburban Council boys soccer: Averill Park earns road win at Guilderland; CBA defeats Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake

The Averill Park boys soccer team outlasted Guilderland 1-0 in a Suburban Council game Thursday, Sept. 6.

The lone goal came at the 17-minute mark. Logan Bielawski tracked down the ball in the corner and crossed the ball into the Guilderland penalty box. Sam Ghent headed the ball across the box to Tristan Shellhamer, who headed it past Dutchmen goalkeeper Ryan Knoll.

Continue reading “Suburban Council boys soccer: Averill Park earns road win at Guilderland; CBA defeats Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake”

Suburban Council boys soccer: Shaker earns tie against Averill Park; Bethlehem shuts out Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake

Shaker and Averill Park played to a 1-1 tie Tuesday, Sept. 4, in a Suburban Council boys soccer game.

Logan Bielawski scored on a free kick from just outside the penalty box 15 minutes into the contest to put Averill Park ahead 1-0. Shaker countered five minutes later when Ian Wu tucked in a pass from Stephen Guidi to knot the score at 1-1. Continue reading “Suburban Council boys soccer: Shaker earns tie against Averill Park; Bethlehem shuts out Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake”

Suburban Council boys soccer: Niskayuna stuns Shaker in OT; Averill Park rallies to tie Ballston Spa

Niskayuna took advantage of a mistake by Shaker’s defense and pulled out a 3-2 overtime victory over the Blue Bison Thursday, Aug. 30, in a Suburban Council boys soccer game in Latham. Continue reading “Suburban Council boys soccer: Niskayuna stuns Shaker in OT; Averill Park rallies to tie Ballston Spa”