The Western Athletic Conference announced its Division 1 and Division 2 most valuable players and all-star boys soccer teams Wednesday, Oct. 31.
Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons senior Wil Lawson was named the Division 1 MVP, while Oppenheim-Ephretah-St. Johnsville’s Jack Brundage received the Division 2 MVP honor. Lawson led NDBG with 29 goals and 10 assists, while Brundage posted 32 goals and seven assists for OESJ.
Mayfield’s Evan Lehr was selected by the WAC coaches as the Division 1 Goalkeeper of the Year, while Berne-Knox-Westerlo/Duanesburg’s Tyler Goodemote was chosen as the Division 2 Goalie of the Year.
The WAC all-star teams are as follows: Continue reading “Western Athletic Conference announces its boys soccer MVPs and all-star teams”
No. 17 Catholic Central and No. 13 Schoharie were among six teams advancing through the preliminary round of the Section 2 Class C boys soccer playoffs Tuesday, Oct. 16.
Lucas Kania had a hat trick to lead Catholic Central (5-12-0) to a 7-1 victory over No. 16 Saratoga Central Catholic. Liam McDonald contributed a pair of goals, and Joe Piperata added a goal and two assists for the Crusaders, who will meet top-seeded Lake George Thursday, Oct. 18.
Luke Apy tallied for Spa Catholic (5-11-1), and goalkeeper Preston Famiglietti made six saves. Continue reading “Section 2 Class C boys soccer playoffs: Catholic Central, Schoharie among teams advancing past preliminary round”
NEW LEBANON – On a field still soaked from Tuesday’s rain, New Lebanon raced out to a 4-1 halftime lead and defeated Mekeel Christian Academy 7-3 Wednesday, Oct. 3, in a non-league boys soccer game.
Paulo Scolari recorded a hat trick, and Keagan Carson contributed a goal and three assists for the Tigers. Wyatt Powers and Devin Simmons notched their first career varsity goals, and Tyler Price added a goal.
Lens Lima tallied twice to lead the Mekeel Christian Lions, while Dan McCarty had his team’s other goal.
SCOTIA – Mekeel Christian Academy overcame a 2-1 halftime deficit to defeat Schoharie 4-2 Wednesday, Sept. 12, in a Western Athletic Conference boys soccer game.
Daniel McCarty scored the go-ahead goal off a feed from Len’s Lima, who netted the equalizer earlier in the second half, for the Lions. McCarty added a late goal on a long shot that eluded Schoharie goalkeeper Eddie Bond.
Brian Dean also tallied, and goalie Ilan Martuscello stopped 15 of Schoharie’s 17 shots for Mekeel Christian. Quin Barton scored twice for Schoharie, and Bond made seven saves.