Six Queensbury players – including league MVP Ray Jones – were selected as first-team all-stars by the Foothills Council boys soccer coaches.
Jones anchored a Queensbury defense that allowed a total of 10 goals during its run to the Class A state semifinals. Along the way, the Spartans posted a seven-game shutout streak against Foothills Council opponents and allowed league opponents a total of four goals during the regular season.
Four Schuylerville players and three South Glens Falls players made the first team, with the rest coming from Scotia-Glenville and Hudson Falls.
The Foothills Council boys soccer all-stars are as follows: Continue reading “Six Queensbury players selected as first team all-stars by the Foothills Council boys soccer coaches”
MIDDLETOWN – Queensbury and Schalmont fell in the semifinals of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association boys soccer tournament Saturday, Nov. 10.
Queensbury, which entered as the top-ranked Class A team in the state, lost to Somers (Section 1) 2-1 in its semifinal contest. Lucas Fecci and John Riina scored for Somers, while Aidan Jordi-Donnelly had a second-half goal for Queensbury.
Schalmont fell to Section 3 champion Westhil 3-1 in the Class B semifinals. Mark Etoll, Jack Grooms and Braden Krzykowski notched goals for Westhill, while Devin Renaud tallied for Schalmont.
With heavy rain in the forecast for Middletown Friday night, the New York State Public High School Athletic Association has moved the site of the Class A boys soccer semifinals.
Section 2 champion Queensbury will meet Section 1 champion Somers Saturday, Nov. 10, at 12:30 p.m. at Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh. The winner of that contest will play either Brighton (Section 5) or Amityville (Section 11) in the finals Sunday, Nov. 11, at 8:30 a.m. at Middletown High School’s turf field. The semifinals were scheduled to be played at one of the grass fields at the Middletown school district complex.
There is no change to the Class B schedule. Section 2 champion Schalmont meets Section 3 representative Westhill Saturday at 11 a.m. on the Middletown High School turf field. The winner advances to the finals Sunday at 10:30 a.m. against either East Aurora (Section 6) or Briarcliff (Section 1).
Schalmont (Class B) and Queensbury (Class A) will represent Section 2 at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Boys Soccer Tournament this weekend in Middletown after they won regional titles Saturday, Nov. 3.
Schalmont tied Section 7’s Peru 2-2 in their regional, but punched its ticket to the state semifinals by edging Peru 4-3 in penalty kicks. Jared Smith hit the go-ahead penalty kick for the Sabres, and goalkeeper Ryan Taylor made a diving block with his feet on Tanner Spear’s attempt to end the session.
Peru scored twice in the first 14 minutes to take an early lead on Schalmont, but Ryan Edwards tallied with less than 17 minutes left in the first half to trim the deficit to 2-1. Edwards then scored on a direct kick midway through the second half to tie the score at 2-2. Continue reading “Boys soccer regionals: Schalmont advances on penalty kicks; Queensbury defeats Fulton”
COLONIE – Top-seeded Queensbury scored three times in the second half to pull away for a 4-0 victory over Ballston Spa in the Section 2 Class A boys soccer final Tuesday, Oct. 30, at Colonie Central High School.
Teddy Borgos gave the Spartans – New York State’s top-ranked Class A team – a 1-0 lead late in the first half when he converted a penalty kick. Ray Jones headed in a pass from Aidan Jordi-Donnelly eight minutes into the second half to double Queensbury’s advantage, and then Jordi-Donnelly finished a give-and-go with Borgos with a goal to make the score 3-0.
Asa Edwards finished the scoring for Queensbury with a goal off a pass from Borgos, who finished the evening with three points (one goal, two assists).
Queensbury takes on Section 3 champion Fulton in the Class A regional finals Saturday, Nov. 3. Continue reading “Scenes from Section 2 boys soccer playoffs: Queensbury reigns supreme in Class A with a convincing win in the finals”
COLONIE – No. 6 seed Ballston Spa will look for one more upset when it takes on top-seeded Queensbury in Saturday’s Section 2 Class A boys soccer final.
Ballston Spa advanced with a 1-0 semifinal victory over No. 2 Albany Academy Wednesday, Oct. 24, at Colonie Central High School, while Queensbury sailed past No. 4 South Glens Falls 3-0 in the other semifinal. Continue reading “Queensbury, Ballston Spa advance to the Section 2 Class A boys soccer finals”
Top-seeded Queensbury (16-1-0) pulled out a 3-0 victory over No. 8 Scotia-Glenville in the Section 2 Class B boys soccer quarterfinals Friday, Oct. 19.
The Tartans (10-8-0) pressured Queensbury’s defense several times in the first half, but could not get anything into the goal. The Spartans got on the scoreboard less than one minute before halftime when Aidan Jordi-Donnelly fed a through ball to Teddy Borgos, who promptly kicked it into the goal for a 1-0 lead. Continue reading “Section 2 Class A boys soccer: Queensbury gets past stubborn Scotia-Glenville; Ballston Spa edges Averill Park”
The Queensbury boys soccer team capped a perfect run through the Foothills Council with a 2-1 victory over South Glens Falls Friday, Oct. 12.
Brendan Duffy scored off a pass from Teddy Borgos and added an unassisted goal to give the Spartans (13-0 league, 15-1 overall) a 2-0 lead in the first half. Lanning Torebka followed his own missed shot with a goal in the 56th minute to draw the Bulldogs (9-4, 10-6) within striking distance, but Queensbury held on for the victory. Continue reading “Foothills Council boys soccer: Queensbury wraps up perfect league season with win over South Glens Falls; Hudson Falls prevails over Glens Falls”
Teddy Borgos followed up his seven-goal performance against Scotia-Glenville with a four-goal afternoon in Queensbury’s 7-1 victory over Glens Falls Wednesday, Oct. 10, in a Foothills Council boys soccer game.
Queensbury’s seniors also performed well in their final home game of the regular season. Lorenzo Cicogna had a goal and an assist, Aidan Jordi-Donnelly contributed three assists and Ray Jones added a goal for the Spartans (12-0-0 league, 14-1-0 overall). Sam Rowley also tallied, and Alex Roca chipped in with two assists. Continue reading “Foothills Council boys soccer: Teddy Borgos adds to his goal total in Queensbury’s win over Glens Falls; Gloversville edges Amsterdam”
The Queensbury boys soccer team clinched the Foothills Council regular season title with an 11-0 victory over Scotia-Glenville Tuesday, Oct. 9.
The North Division-leading Spartans (11-0-0 league, 13-1-0 overall) scored six goals in the first 14 minutes of the game, and they never looked back as they cruised past the South Division-leading Tartans (6-5-0, 8-6-0).
Teddy Borgos struck for seven goals, and Peter Crawford contributed three assists to lead Queensbury’s offense. Aidan Jordi-Donnelly, Drew Crawford, Sam Rowley and Asa Edwards also tallied for the Spartans, and Alex Roca chipped in with two assists.
Scotia-Glenville goalkeeper Dominic Jack had eight saves.