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Colonial Council girls basketball: Watervliet pulls away late to defeat Lansingburgh

Watervliet scored the final five points of the game to defeat Lansingburgh 58-52 in a Colonial Council girls basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 8.

Raynelle Davis scored 13 points, and Makayla Milligan contributed 12 points for the Cannoneers. Autumn Anderson netted 14 points for the Lady Knights, who closed the gap to one point with less than one minute left in the fourth quarter. Patience Riley chipped in with 11 points for Lansingburgh, and Madison Teta added 10 points.

Elsewhere in the Colonial Council, Catholic Central pulled away late to defeat Voorheesville 48-42. Sarah Mattefield had 12 points, and Riqiya Harris added 11 points for the Crusaders. Olivia Barringer poured in 19 points for the Blackbirds. Continue reading “Colonial Council girls basketball: Watervliet pulls away late to defeat Lansingburgh”

Colonial Council girls basketball: Albany Academy for Girls rally past Ichabod Crane

Albany Academy for Girls overcame a five-point halftime deficit to pull out a 44-41 victory over Ichabod Crane in a Colonial Council basketball game Friday, Jan. 4.

Aaliyah Juste poured in 28 points to lead the Bears to victory. Madison Graham paced the Riders with 18 points.

In other Colonial Council action, Academy of the Holy Names defeated Voorheesville 51-31 on the road. Grace Field scored seven of her team-high 19 points in the fourth quarter as Holy Names pulled away with an 18-5 run.

Olivia Barringer had 12 points for Voorheesville. Continue reading “Colonial Council girls basketball: Albany Academy for Girls rally past Ichabod Crane”

Colonial Council girls basketball report: Holy Names pulls away from Mohonasen; Voorheesville prevails over Academy

Academy of the Holy Names pulled away for a 69-35 victory over Mohonasen in a Colonial Council girls basketball game Tuesday, Dec. 12, in Rotterdam.

Holy Names built a 19-11 lead in the first quarter and put the game out of Mohonasen’s reach with a 24-7 run in the third quarter.

Saniyya Adams led a balanced attack for Holy Names with 13 points. Grace Field contributed 12 points, and Hailey Reyes added 11 points. Continue reading “Colonial Council girls basketball report: Holy Names pulls away from Mohonasen; Voorheesville prevails over Academy”

Veterans to lead Cobleskill-Richmondville girls soccer team in 2018

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Head coach: Troy Bielert

Last year’s record: 6-7-1

Playoff result: Lost in first round of Class B Sectionals to Holy Names.

Returning starters: Sydney Dymes (goalkeeper), Justine Salerno (central defense), Gillian Bradley (central defense), Ali Pressley (defense), Taylor Burton (defense), Hannah Yorke (defense), Alyssa Pacatte (midfielder), Sabrina Pressley (midfielder), Alli Tsamis (midfielder), Emily Smith (midfielder), Shei Christiansen (midfielder), Hannah Richards (midfielder) Emma Osterhoudt (striker), Grace Baker (forward), Rachael Yorke (forward)

Graduated: Hannah Bradley (defense), Sarah Alliwie (defense), Ali Pacatte (midfielder)

Newcomers: Larissa Bruyette (midfielder), Grace Dunham (midfielder)

Outlook for season: Bielert described the Lady Bulldogs as “an athletic team with talent in every position.”

“The midfielders are quick and know how to move the ball,” said Bielert. “The forwards are fast, good with the ball at their feet and can find the goal.”

Bielert said he is hopeful Cobleskill-Richmondville can be one of the Colonial Council’s elite teams this season.

“We want to finish in the top five for the Colonial Council,” he said. “However, we realize this season will be very competitive, and we are going to work hard to get wins. We are going to play an attacking style of soccer, with an emphasis on possession.”