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Section 2 football: A first glance at Class A

We will be taking a look at the alignments and schedules for all five football classes in Section 2 this week. To read about Class D, click here. To read about Class C, click here. To read about Class B, click here.

Very little changed for Class A when Section 2 revealed its alignments and schedules for the 2019 football season. Troy, Ballston Spa, LaSalle and Columbia remain in Class A for another season after dropping down from Class AA in 2018.

The lone addition is Albany, a Class AA team that is electing to play a Class A schedule. Albany has made this move before in an attempt to be more competitive during the regular season. Because they are playing in a different class than where they would otherwise compete, the Falcons are not eligible for the playoffs. Continue reading “Section 2 football: A first glance at Class A”

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Section 2 football playoff brackets are partially set

By ROB JONAS

The playoff seedings for the Section 2 Class A, C and D football playoffs are set, but Class AA and B match-ups are still in the air following Sunday’s seeding meeting.

Shaker (7-0) will be the No. 1 seed in Class AA when the four-team playoff begins Oct. 26, while Shenendehowa (6-1) and Saratoga Springs (6-1) will battle each other Friday, Oct. 19, for the No. 2 seed. The No. 4 seed is up for grabs between Guilderland (4-3), Bethlehem (3-4), Christian Brothers Academy (3-4) and Niskayuna (3-4). A Guilderland victory over CBA Friday guarantees the Dutchmen the No. 4 seed, while a CBA win plus Niskayuna and Bethlehem wins would create a four-way tie for fourth place. Continue reading “Section 2 football playoff brackets are partially set”

Section 2 Class A football: Scotia-Glenville clinches a playoff berth with a victory over Gloversville

Scotia-Glenville clinched fourth place in the Grasso Division and a Section 2 Class A football playoff berth with a 40-21 victory over Gloversville Friday, Oct. 12.

The Tartans (3-3 division, 3-4 overall) scored four touchdowns in the third quarter to pull away from the visiting Huskies (1-5, 1-6).  Continue reading “Section 2 Class A football: Scotia-Glenville clinches a playoff berth with a victory over Gloversville”

Scenes from Section 2 Class A football: Scotia-Glenville blanks Mohonasen

ROTTERDAM – Scotia-Glenville’s defense made a second quarter touchdown pass stand in a 7-0 victory over Mohonasen Friday, Sept. 21, in a Section 2 Class A football game.

Tyler Ellwanger had two interceptions, including one late in the fourth quarter that ended a Mohonasen drive deep in Scotia-Glenville territory. Dante Coppola also picked off a pass.

Quarterback Ryan Rockwell threw the go-ahead touchdown pass in the second quarter for the Tartans. Continue reading “Scenes from Section 2 Class A football: Scotia-Glenville blanks Mohonasen”

Scotia-Glenville Tartans looking to make an impact on Class A football landscape

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Head coach: Ron Ashcraft

Last year’s record: 0-9

Playoff result: did not make playoffs

Returning starters: Ryan Rockwell (quarterback), Dante Coppola (offensive line/linebacker), Paul Burns (running back/linebacker), Mike Mannato (offensive line/defensive line), Justin Motyl (wide receiver), Incenzio Davis (running back/linebacker)

Graduated: Elijah Stay, Josh Romeo, Derek Moscoso

Newcomers: Jason Carusone (running back/linebacker), Carson Chiarello (offensive line/defensive line), Billy Steward (offensive line/defensive line), David Fresoni (quarterback/linebacker), Nate Huthmacher (running back/defensive back), Tristin Powers (running back/defensive end), Robert Barrera (running back/defensive back)

Outlook for season: Ashcraft said his team is looking to improve after a winless 2017 season.

“[We’re] bring back some returning starters with 2-3 years of game experience, as well as a group of juniors that had a very competitive 6-3 season [on junior varsity] last year,” said Ashcraft. “If kids stay healthy and continue to improve, we will be a very competitive team by the end of the season.”