SCHENECTADY – Schenectady used a balanced attack to fend off Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake 75-69 Tuesday, Dec. 4, in a Suburban Council boys basketball game.
Five players had double-digit point totals for the Patriots, led by Kareem Sanders’ 18-point performance. Chris Davis made four three-pointers as part of a 17-point night, while Kayshawn Cruz contributed 13 points for Schenectady. Lamar Fisher (12 points) and Jonon White (10 points) also had strong performances for the Patriots.
Alex Jameson poured in 30 points to lead BH-BL, which clawed its way back into the game after trailing by 12 points at halftime. Jameson drained six three-pointers and went 6-for-7 from the free throw line for the Spartans. Max Blowers chipped in with 14 points, and Jack Wyatt added 11 points for BH-BL. Continue reading “Scenes from Suburban Council boys basketball: Five Schenectady players reach double digits in a victory over Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake”
Guillermo Menendez scored the game-winning goal with three minutes left in the second overtime period to lift Taconic Hills to a 3-2 victory over Cairo-Durham Thursday, Oct. 4, in a Patroon Conference boys soccer game.
Diego Rivera tied the score at 2-2 for Cairo-Durham with 11 minutes left in regulation. The two sides battled through the first 10-minute overtime period before Menendez received Chris Davis’ crossing pass inside the box and shot the ball into the net.
Davis and Kolby Clegg each scored within the first 10 minutes of the second half to give Taconic Hills a 2-0 lead. Richie Savoia got Cairo-Durham on the scoreboard with 29 minutes left in the half off an assist from Corbin Rivenburg.
SCHODACK – Seth Roberts’ overtime goal lifted Maple Hill to a 2-1 victory over Taconic Hills Wednesday, Sept. 26, in a Patroon Conference boys soccer showdown.
The Wildcats (8-1-0) took a 1-0 lead when Luke Charlebois scored on a breakaway four minutes into the game. The Titans (6-4-0 league, 7-5-0 overall) responded when Chris Davis tallied off Kolby Clegg’s corner kick, and the score remained tied at 1-1 through the remainder of regulation.
In overtime, Maple Hill sent a hard corner kick on goal that deflected off the hand of Taconic Hills goalkeeper John Disbrow. Roberts collected the ball and kicked it into the net to give the Wildcats the victory.
The win was Maple Hill head coach Dan Gillespie’s 659th career victory. Gillespie broke the New York State record for most wins by a boys soccer coach two days earlier when the Wildcats topped Coxsackie-Athens 2-0.
Taconic Hills posted a 3-0 shutout over Chatham Monday, Sept. 24, in a Patroon Conference boys soccer game.
The Titans had several chances to get on the scoreboard in the first half, but it took a Chatham foul inside the Panthers’ penalty box for them to break through with five minutes before halftime. Chris Davis sent the penalty kick into the Chatham goal for a 1-0 Taconic Hills lead.
Davis struck again at the 71-minute mark off a feed from Schuyler Krzeminski, and he assisted on Kolby Clegg’s insurance goal with 10 minutes left for Taconic Hills.