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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.


Wasaren League announces boys soccer all-stars

Mechanicville’s Jeff Luce was named the most valuable offensive player, and teammate Justin Pugliese was selected as the most valuable defensive player by the Wasaren League boys soccer coaches when they announced the league’s all-star teams Saturday, Oct. 27.

Luce currently leads all Section 2 offensive players with 33 goals, to go along with eight assists. Pugliese led a Mechanicville defense that allowed a total of 20 goals this season, including seven shutouts.

Cambridge’s Parker Robertson was named the Wasaren League’s most valuable goalkeeper. The junior stopped 83 percent of the shots he faced to help the Indians finish with a 7-7-2 record. Continue reading “Wasaren League announces boys soccer all-stars”

Wasaren League boys soccer: Another big day for Hunter Guertin leads Waterford-Halfmoon past Tamarac

WATERFORD – Hunter Guertin increased his team-leading goal total to 27 for the season as he led Waterford-Halfmoon to a 6-1 victory over Tamarac Saturday, Oct. 6, in a Wasaren League boys soccer game.

Guertin recorded a natural hat trick to lead off the game, scoring the Fordians’ first three goals in the opening 27 minutes. The senior striker added his fourth goal midway through the second half.

Jason Cordts tallied in the final minute of the first half off a pass from Nate Powell, and Jack O’Brien launched a 25-yard shot that bounced off the goal post and into the net for the Fordians’ final goal.

Xander Gliosco notched Tamarac’s lone goal with nine minutes left in the second half.

Scenes from Wasaren League boys soccer: Waterford-Halfmoon shuts out Cambridge

WATERFORD – The Waterford-Halfmoon boys soccer team took over sole possession of first place in Division 2 of the Wasaren League with a 2-0 victory over Cambridge Wednesday, Oct. 3.

After 15 minutes of back-and-forth play, the Fordians (6-2-2 league, 14 points) grabbed the lead in the 16th minute when Tyler Galarneau scored amidst several Cambridge defenders. Hunter Guertin nearly made the score 2-0 a short time later when his free kick deflected straight down off the crossbar and landed on the goal line, but the ball stayed out of the net. Continue reading “Scenes from Wasaren League boys soccer: Waterford-Halfmoon shuts out Cambridge”

Wasaren League boys soccer: Tyler Nemjo helps Tamarac defeat Stillwater; Waterford-Halfmoon shuts down Berlin

Tyler Nemjo’s performance in goal helped Tamarac fend off Stillwater 2-1 Saturday, Sept. 29, in a Wasaren League boys soccer game.

Nemjo stopped 15 of the 16 shots he faced to pick up the victory for the Bengals. Alex Bassey and Xander Gliosco tallied for Tamarac, with Dylan Briccetti picking up an assist.

Jack Rubenstein scored Stillwater’s lone goal, and goalkeeper Tim Buchal had six saves. Continue reading “Wasaren League boys soccer: Tyler Nemjo helps Tamarac defeat Stillwater; Waterford-Halfmoon shuts down Berlin”

Wasaren League boys soccer: Waterford-Halfmoon defeats Hoosic Valley; Greenwich shuts down Hoosick Falls

Hunter Guertin had a foot in all three Waterford-Halfmoon goals in a 3-0 victory over Hoosic Valley Thursday, Sept. 13, in a Wasaren League boys soccer game.

Guertin sent a crossing pass into the penalty box to Tyler Galarneau, who knocked the ball into the goal to give the Fordians a 1-0 lead at the 18-minute mark. Guertin tallied in the 31st minute to double Waterford-Halfmoon’s lead, and then he sent a crossing pass to Jason Cordts midway through the second half for the Fordians’ final goal. Continue reading “Wasaren League boys soccer: Waterford-Halfmoon defeats Hoosic Valley; Greenwich shuts down Hoosick Falls”