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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.

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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”

Section 2 Class C boys soccer round-up: Greenwich downs Canajoharie; Waterford-Halfmoon advances on penalty kicks

The quarterfinal field is set in the Section 2 Class C boys soccer playoffs following Thursday’s opening round.

No. 6 Greenwich (9-6-2) dispatched No. 22 Canajoharie 8-2 in Greenwich. The Cougars (2-14-2) got on the scoreboard first on Walfre Vasquez’s goal three minutes into the first half, but the Witches scored eight unanswered goals to end Canajoharie’s upset bid.

Charlie Gartner recorded a hat trick, and Liam Kelleher contributed a goal and an assist for Greenwich. AJ Rymph, Bill Bink, Hunter Dixson and Connor Smith also tallied for the Witches. Continue reading “Section 2 Class C boys soccer round-up: Greenwich downs Canajoharie; Waterford-Halfmoon advances on penalty kicks”

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.

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: Stillwater edges Tamarac in OT; Waterford-Halfmoon shuts out Saratoga Central Catholic

Scott Travis tapped in the winning goal four minutes into overtime to lift Stillwater to a 3-2 victory over Tamarac Monday, Sept. 17, in a Wasaren League boys soccer game.

Travis was responsible for all of the Warriors’ goals. He headed in the first one off a corner kick from Grant Baker that tied the score at 1-1. Travis repeated the process a short time later, this time heading in a crossing pass from Jake Zdonick for a 2-1 Stillwater lead. Continue reading “Wasaren League boys soccer: Stillwater edges Tamarac in OT; Waterford-Halfmoon shuts out Saratoga Central Catholic”

Wasaren League boys soccer: Hunter Guertin strikes for seven goals in Waterford-Halfmoon’s victory over Berlin

BERLIN – Hunter Guertin notched seven goals and added an assist in Waterford-Halfmoon’s 11-0 victory over Berlin in a Wasaren League boys soccer game Friday, Sept. 14.

Nate Powell contributed two goals and two assists for the Fordians, who led 6-0 at halftime. Jaycen Janusz and Zach Soden also tallied, and goalkeeper Bobby Valigorski stopped two shots.

Berlin goalies combined to make 19 saves against Waterford-Halfmoon.

Wasaren League boys soccer: Grant Baker’s four-goal performance lifts Stillwater past Waterford-Halfmoon

Grant Baker scored four goals, including the game winner in overtime, to lift Stillwater past Waterford-Halfmoon 5-4 Thursday, Aug. 30, in a Wasaren League boys soccer game.

Stillwater led 4-1 with one minute left in the first half before Waterford-Halfmoon rallied. Tyler Galarneau scored off a corner kick to trim the deficit to 4-2. Jack O’Brien scored six minutes into the second half to pull the Fordians within a goal, and Nate Powell tied the score four minutes later. Continue reading “Wasaren League boys soccer: Grant Baker’s four-goal performance lifts Stillwater past Waterford-Halfmoon”