After winning its first NYSPHSAA girls soccer title, Stillwater cleaned up when the New York State Sportswriters and Coaches Organization for Girls Sports (NYSSCOGS) announced its year-end All-State teams this week.
Brooke Pickett was named Class C Player of the Year, and Christina Ihnatolya was chosen as the Class C Coach of the Year by a panel of sportswriters and coaches from across New York. Pickett was instrumental in leading the Lady Warriors to an undefeated season, as she led all of Section 2 with 52 goals.
Schalmont and Academy of Holy Names will meet for a third time on the soccer pitch this season – this time, for the Section 2 Class B title.
No. 2 Schalmont pulled out a 6-4 victory over No. 3 Voorheesville in one semifinal Tuesday, Oct. 23, at Lansingburgh High School, while top-seeded Holy Names pulled away for a 5-0 victory over No. 4 Mechanicville in the other semifinal.
ROTTERDAM – Eight different players scored goals for Schalmont in a 9-0 victory over Ichabod Crane Thursday, Oct. 11, in a Colonial Council girls soccer game.
Sofia Cassano had two goals and an assist to lead a balanced Sabre attack. Davia Rossi and Jules Monlea each contributed a goal and an assist, while Eden Messemer, Isabella Amoroso, Kasey Dillenbeck, Isabella Almodovar and Teghan Older all added goals. Kelly Sanders, Ashley Cirilla, Sophia Pasquarella and Simone Cassano chipped in with assists.
Cali Ringwood stopped 12 shots on goal for Ichabod Crane.
Two of the top Class B girls soccer teams in New York State continued their dominance over Colonial Council competition Wednesday, Sept. 26.
Top-ranked Schalmont defeated Cobleskill-Richmondville 10-0, while fifth-ranked Academy of the Holy Names downed Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk 7-0.
Sofia Cassano and Ashley Cirilla each recorded hat tricks to lead Schalmont past Cobleskill-Richmondville. Jules Monlea, Gianna Viscusi and Simone Cassano also tallied for the Sabres.
Goalkeeper Sydney Dymes made 15 saves for Cobleskill-Richmondville.
Holy Names used a balanced attack to defeat RCS. Ava Panto tallied three times, while Suzi Smith, Libby Harris and Megan Marini all contributed a goal and an assist for Holy Names. Sam Germano also scored a goal, while goalies Kathleen Harris and Megan Bell stopped a combined total of four shots for the shutout.
ALBANY – Davia Rossi scored the go-ahead goal late in the first half, and Schalmont pulled away for a 4-1 victory over Academy of the Holy Names Thursday, Aug. 30, in a showdown of Colonial Council girls soccer powers.
Vanessa Wainwright gave the visiting Sabres a 1-0 lead early in the first half. Ava Panto responded less than five minutes later for Holy Names off a feed from Bella Tronco before Rossi headed in Wainwright’s corner kick to give Schalmont the lead for good.
Sofia Cassano and Jules Monlea added second half tallies for the Sabres (2-0). Goaltender Eden Messemer had four saves.
Megan Bell notched four saves in goal for Holy Names.