Tag: WAC boys soccer

Boys soccer: Canajoharie wins wild WAC game against Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons

Canajoharie scored four times in the second half to pull out a 5-3 Western Athletic Conference boys soccer victory over Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons Sept. 4.

Canajoharie took a 2-0 lead on a first-half goal by Brian Greenslette and a tally by Cody Haig early in the second half. ND-BG tied the score at 2-2 on goals by Connor Barber and Nick Gosh, but Alex Blanchard put the Cougars back in the lead with a goal. Haig struck for his second goal a short time later to notch the eventual game winner.

Haig finished with a hat trick for Canajoharie, while Barber had a pair of goals for ND-BG. Continue reading “Boys soccer: Canajoharie wins wild WAC game against Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons”

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Western Athletic Conference boys soccer: Fort Plain outlasts Schoharie

FORT PLAIN – Ethan Reese’s goal late in the second half gave Fort Plain a 3-2 victory over Schoharie in a Western Athletic Conference boys soccer game Monday, Sept. 17.

Noah Fagnani ripped home a penalty kick to tie the score at 2-2 for Schoharie, but Reese tallied off a scrum in front of the Indians’ goal with less than 10 minutes left in regulation to put the Hilltoppers in front.

Fagnani finished with a pair of goals, and goalkeeper Bailey Smart had 11 saves for Schoharie. Jaxson Yacowenia and Ethan Spaulding had first-half goals for Fort Plain, which led 2-1 at the break.

Western Athletic Conference boys soccer: OESJ storms past Canajoharie

ST. JOHNSVILLE – Six different players found the back of the net for Oppenheim-Ephretah-St. Johnsville in an 8-1 victory over Canajoharie Thursday, Aug. 30, in a Western Athletic Conference boys soccer game.

Jack Brundage recorded a hat trick and added a pair of assists for the Wolves (1-0), who led 5-0 at halftime. Zack Mosher, Andrew Snell, Tyler Leon, Jaedyn Logan Dillenbeck and Paetyn Logan Dillenbeck also tallied for OESJ, and Mason Snell added a pair of assists.

Alex Blanchard broke up OESJ’s shutout bid in the second half for Canajoharie. Cougars’ goalkeeper Jared Bentz stopped 12 shots.

Fort Plain boys soccer seeks to turn its fortunes around in 2018

Fort Plain

Head coach: Matthew Heiser

Last year’s record: 2-12-1

Playoff result: Did not attend

Returning starters: Jaxson Yacowenia (forward/central midfielder), Bryce Thibodeau (defender), Patrick Murphy (defender), Gabe Travis (defender), Ethan Spaulding (forward), Isaiah Norton (forward/midfielder), Zack Reid (midfielder/goalkeeper), Ethan Schoch (midfielder), Ethan Reese (midfielder), Pierre LeMoine (midfielder)

Graduated: Jason Huang (defender), Jacob Hisert (central midfielder)

Newcomers: Troy Bulter (forward), Robert Jordan (goalkeeper)

Outlook for season: Heiser said he wants to build a winning team at Fort Plain. “My outlook is to be a force within the [Western Athletic Conference]. I want to see us as a competitive, hard-working, always-improving team,” he said.