Tag: Greenville girls volleyball

Section 2 girls volleyball: Tamarac, Stillwater and Catskill among Class C teams advancing through opening round

The opening round of the Section 2 Class C and Class D girls volleyball tournaments took place Wednesday, Oct. 24.

In Class C, most of the higher seeds won their opening round matches. The exceptions were No. 12 Greenville (15-4) and No. 10 Tamarac (9-6). Greenville edged No. 5 Saratoga Central Catholic 3-2, while Tamarac swept No. 7 Hudson 25-13, 25-19 and 25-23.

No. 3 Stillwater (13-2), No. 4 Catskill (19-0), No. 6 Albany Academy for Girls (7-8) and No. 8 Canajoharie/Fort Plain (7-3) all won their opening round matches. Stillwater defeated No. 14 Chatham 3-0 to advance into the quarterfinals against Albany Academy for Girls, which defeated No. 11 Loudonville Christian 3-1. Catskill swept No. 13 Taconic Hills 3-0, and Canajoharie/Fort Plain defeated No. 9 Mechanicville 3-0. Continue reading “Section 2 girls volleyball: Tamarac, Stillwater and Catskill among Class C teams advancing through opening round”


Section 2 girls volleyball seedings are announced

Shenendehowa (AA), Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake (A), Broadalbin-Perth (B), Voorheesville (C) and Galway (D) are the No. 1 seeds in their respective classes for the 2018 Section 2 girls volleyball tournament.

Brackets were released Tuesday, Oct. 23, with first round matches scheduled to begin Wednesday, Oct. 24. The match-ups are as follows: Continue reading “Section 2 girls volleyball seedings are announced”

Patroon Conference girls volleyball: Taconic Hills, Greenville record sweeps

Taconic Hills had to fight through the third set to pull out a 3-0 sweep against Cairo-Durham Tuesday, Sept. 4, in a Patroon Conference girls volleyball match.

After winning the first two sets 25-9 and 25-16, the Titans needed everything they had to edge the Mustangs 25-23 in the third set to seal their victory.

Emma Leipman recorded 13 aces and added three kills to lead Taconic Hills. Heather Scutt contributed six aces, while Abbey Gajtkowski added three aces and three kills. Hailey Ward finished with four kills and two blocks.

In other Patroon Conference action, Greenville registered a three-set sweep against Coxsackie-Athens by scores of 25-7, 25-15 and 25-12.

Veterans lead Greenville girls volleyball into 2018


Head coach: Lisa Johnson

Last year’s record: 16-2

Playoff result: Lost in Sectional quarterfinals

Returning starters: Chloe Cox (setter), Holly Feit (middle hitter), Mackenzie Kennedy (libero), Harleigh Anderson (BR), Bella Ross (middle hitter), Lauren Rauf (WS), Nicole Quinn (outside hitter)

Graduated: Victoria Rauf (WS), Elise DuBois (setter), Madison Marcello (outside hitter), Caeley Bachman (BR), Emily Vetere (outside hitter)

Newcomers: Christine Focken (outside hitter), Isabella Antonelli (outside hitter), Cassidy Augestein (setter), Tess Herwick (outside hitter), Hailey Mason (WS)

Outlook for season: Johnson said her team is looking forward to “an exciting season.”

“The combination of returning players and newcomers is making for a strong team,” said Johnson. “These ladies are already having a great time while working hard.”

Tuesday roundup: Voorheesville girls soccer shuts out Cobleskill-Richmondville; Catholic Central boys soccer handles Hoosic Valley

The Voorheesville girls soccer team began its Colonial Council season by shutting out Cobleskill-Richmondville 5-0 Tuesday, Aug. 28.

After taking a 1-0 lead on Rebecca Gregg’s first-half goal, the Blackbirds broke things open with a four-goal second half. Jayden Kelly netted two of the goals, while Kaelyn Lawson and Morgan Keith tallied the other two.

Voorheesville outshot Cobleskill-Richmondville 21-2. Bulldogs’ goaltender Sydney Dymes made 16 saves.

Elsewhere in the Colonial Council, Schalmont scored three straight goals to defeat Catholic Central 5-3, and Academy of Holy Names defeated Ichabod Crane 5-0. Five different players scored goals for Holy Names in its victory.

In the Foothills Council, South Glens Falls defeated Johnstown 5-1, Scotia-Glenville shut out Schuylerville 7-0, Queensbury handled Amsterdam 5-0, Broadalbin-Perth defeated Hudson Falls 3-0 and Gloversville downed Glens Falls 8-1.

Greenville defeated Taconic Hills 3-0 in a Patroon Conference contest. Meghan Misuraca, Morgan Whitbeck and Isabella Trostle scored the Spartans’ goals, and Bailie Kappel added an assist.

Boys soccer

Catholic Central eased past Hoosic Valley 8-0 in a non-league boys soccer game in Troy.

Lucas Kania and Aidan Brown each scored two goals for the Crusaders. Joe Piperata, Peter Manly, Liam McDonald and Colby Beach also tallied, and Daniel Callaghan added a pair of assists.

Hoosic Valley goalkeepers James Robert and Isaac Carco combined to stop six CCHS shots.

Girls volleyball

Greenville began the girls volleyball season with a 3-0 sweep against Albany Leadership Academy. The Spartans won their three sets by scores of 25-13, 25-12 and 25-8.