Academy of the Holy Names junior Ava Panto was named the Player of the Year when the Colonial Council announced its girls soccer all-stars Wednesday, Nov. 7.
Panto scored a team-high 38 goals and added eight assists to help Holy Names win the Colonial Council Liberty Division and the Section 2 Class B titles.
Four more Holy Names players – Megan Marini, Bella Tronco, Marissa DeMartino and Grace Field – were named first team all-stars. Schalmont, Voorheesville and Mohonasen also had four players selected to the first team. Continue reading “Colonial Council girls soccer coaches name Ava Panto Player of the Year”
STILLWATER – Megan Marini bent a corner kick into the far left side of the Schalmont goal with less than one minute left in the second overtime period to give Academy of the Holy Names a 4-3 victory in the Section 2 Class B girls soccer final Friday, Oct. 26.
Marissa DeMartino headed in a Marini corner kick midway through the first overtime period to put top-seeded Holy Names ahead 3-2, but Teagan Olden tallied three minutes later to knot the score at 3-3 for No. 2 Schalmont.
The Sabres built a 2-0 halftime lead on goals by Vanessa Wainwright and Ashley Cirilla. However, Ava Panto struck twice in the second half – both times assisted by Bella Tronco – to pull Holy Names even and force overtime.
Goalkeeper Kathleen Harris made eight saves for Holy Names, which defeated Schalmont for the second time in three meetings this season. Schalmont netminder Eden Messemer had three saves.
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.
Sofia Cassano scored two goals and added an assist, and Davia Rossi contributed three assists for Schalmont in its victory over Voorheesville. Vanessa Wainwright also tallied twice, while Ashley Cirilla and Jules Monlea each had a goal and an assist. Goalkeeper Eden Messemer made 12 saves. Continue reading “Schalmont, Holy Names advance to Section 2 Class B girls soccer final”
Section 2 girls soccer powers Lake George and Schalmont ventured out of the region Saturday, Sept. 8, to face teams from other parts of New York.
Sarah Kohls scored both of Lake George’s goals in a 2-0 victory over Tully (Section 3) at Herkimer County Community College, while Schalmont defeated Plattsburgh (Section 7) 6-0 up north. Continue reading “Non-league girls soccer: Lake George, Schalmont earn out-of-section victories”
Academy of the Holy Names turned aside Colonial Council newcomer Mohonasen 2-0 in a girls soccer game Thursday, Sept. 6.
Libby Harris headed in Ava Panto’s cross in the first half to give Holy Names a 1-0 lead. Grace Field then scored off a pass from Bella Tronco in the second half to provide the insurance goal. Continue reading “Colonial Council girls soccer: Holy Names shuts out Mohonasen; Schalmont defeats Lansingburgh”
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.