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Six Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake football players named to Class A All-State team

The New York State Sportswriters Association revealed its Class AA and Class A All-State Football Teams Tuesday, Jan. 15.

Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake had the most players chosen to the All-State team among Section 2 programs with six, led by first-team offense selection Vincent Daviero. The senior led all area running backs with 1,557 yards and 21 touchdowns as he helped the Spartans win the Section 2 Class A title.

Linebacker Bryce Mussen was a second team All-State selection on defense for BH-BL, while tailback D.J.  Lashley received a fifth team honor. Quarterback Darien LaPietro, lineman Victor Little and defensive back Logan Stubblebine were honorable mentions.

Averill Park had five players receive All-State recognition, while Queenbury had four players receive statewide honors. Shaker, Shenendehowa and Saratoga Springs all had four players named to the All-State team in Class AA. Continue reading “Six Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake football players named to Class A All-State team”

State football semifinals: Glens Falls pulls away from Marlboro, while Shaker and Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake lose close contests

MIDDLETOWN – Glens Falls punched its ticket to the Carrier Dome after defeating Marlboro (Section 9) 48-28 in the Class B state football semifinals Saturday, Nov. 17, at Middletown High School.

The Indians (11-1) scored three unanswered touchdowns in the second half to break open a close game and advance to next weekend’s championship game against Batavia (Section 5) in Syracuse. Continue reading “State football semifinals: Glens Falls pulls away from Marlboro, while Shaker and Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake lose close contests”

Section 2 football: A look back at the Super Bowls, and a look ahead to regionals (with photo gallery)

Three Section 2 football teams have regional playoff games this weekend, while two others await their semifinal opponents.

Class AA champion Shaker (10-0) received a bye into the state semifinals after defeating Saratoga Springs 28-14 in the championship game Friday, Nov. 2, at Casey Stadium on the University at Albany campus. This bye is rotated between Sections 2, 1 and 9 on an annual basis. Shaker meets either Section 1 champion New Rochelle or Section 9 champion Newburgh Free Academy Saturday, Nov. 17, at Middletown High School.

Class A champion Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake (9-1) also received a bye into the semifinals after Section X decided not to play in the regional round. The Spartans face the winner of the John Jay (Section 1)-Cornwall (Section 9) regional in the state semifinals Friday, Nov. 16, in Middletown.

Glens Falls (Class B), Cambridge/Salem (Class C) and Warrensburg (Class D) all play in this weekend’s regional round. Glens Falls meets Section 7 champion Beekmantown Friday, Nov. 9, at Shenendehowa High School, while Cambridge/Salem travels to Potsdam High School to play Section 10 champ Ogdensburg Free Academy. Warrensburg faces Section 7 champion Moriah Saturday, Nov. 10, at Schuylerville High School. Continue reading “Section 2 football: A look back at the Super Bowls, and a look ahead to regionals (with photo gallery)”

Section 2 Class AA football: Shaker wins a defensive battle against Shenendehowa

LATHAM – Two high-powered offensive Section 2 Class AA football teams waged a defensive battle Friday, Sept. 21.

Unexpected? Yes. Unusual? Not really, given the quality of Shaker’s and Shenendehowa’s defenses.  Continue reading “Section 2 Class AA football: Shaker wins a defensive battle against Shenendehowa”

Scenes from Section 2 Class AA football: Shaker defeats Shenendehowa in defensive battle

LATHAM – Connor McHugh’s 1-yard touchdown plunge with 3:14 left in regulation lifted Shaker (4-0) to a 14-7 victory over Shenendehowa in a battle of undefeated Section 2 Class AA football teams Friday, Sept. 21.

Kyle Gregor tied the score at 7-7 on a 2-yard scoring plunge with 8:53 left in the fourth quarter for Shenendehowa (3-1), but a long kickoff return by Logan Souza and a 20-yard pass from McHugh to Souza set up McHugh’s go-ahead touchdown. Continue reading “Scenes from Section 2 Class AA football: Shaker defeats Shenendehowa in defensive battle”

Scenes from Section 2 football: Shaker dominates Albany in home opener

LATHAM – Shaker raced out to a 28-0 lead and never looked back in defeating Albany 76-0 Friday, Aug. 31, in its Section 2 Class AA football opener. Continue reading “Scenes from Section 2 football: Shaker dominates Albany in home opener”