Lake George used a 17-6 run in the third quarter to pull out a 44-39 victory over Whitehall in an Adirondack League girls basketball game Friday, Dec. 7.
Graceann Bennett netted 19 points and pulled down seven rebounds to help Lake George even its league record at 1-1 and improve its overall record to 2-1. Mikayla Duffy chipped in with nine points and six boards.
Zoe Eggleston had 14 points, nine rebounds and five assists for Whitehall, which outscored Lake George 19-13 in the fourth quarter to make it a close game at the end. Hailey Taylor contributed 11 points and three rebounds, while Jess Moore and Olivia Gomes each added six rebounds. Moore also had eight points.
Whitehall jumped out to a big lead and never looked back in defeating Hadley-Luzerne 48-12 in an Adirondack League girls basketball game Tuesday, Dec. 4.
The Railroaders led 15-3 after the first quarter and used a 17-2 spurt in the third quarter to take control over the Eagles.
Jess Moore netted 14 points, Hailey Taylor contributed 12 points and Zoe Eggleston added 11 points for Whitehall. Gabriella Mosher and Kassady Plummer each scored five points for Hadley-Luzerne.
No. 8 Mekeel Christian Academy and No. 7 Whitehall advanced to the Section 2 Class D girls soccer quarterfinals with opening round victories Wednesday, Oct. 17.
Mekeel Christian dispatched No. 9 Heatly 6-2 at Maalwyck Park in Scotia. Michaela Van Slyck recorded a hat trick and an assist for the Lions, while Mia Biscossi, Bella Biscossi and Madison Show all adding goals. Bella Biscossi also had an assist, as did Bella Harrigan, Olivia Bowman and Jo Galarneau. Continue reading “Section 2 Class D girls soccer playoffs: Mekeel Christian, Whitehall win opening round games”
WHITEHALL – Jessica Moore assisted on all three Whitehall goals in a 3-0 victory over Hadley-Luzerne Friday, Oct. 12, in an Adirondack League girls soccer game shortened by deteriorating field conditions.
Kamryn Baldwin, Zoe Eggleston and Kennedy O’Dell tallied for the Railroaders. Whitehall’s defense chipped in by not allowing a single Hadley-Luzerne shot on goal.
Zoe Eggleston tallied with 43 seconds left in the final overtime period to give Whitehall a 3-2 victory over Salem in an Adirondack League girls soccer game Thursday, Sept. 27.
Whitehall endured a barrage of Salem shots in regulation to come out with a 1-1 tie after 80 minutes. Eggleston scored the Railroaders’ goal off an assist by Riley West, while Mikayah Rushiniski tallied for the Generals off a pass from Keenan Fronhofer.
Both teams notched a goal in the first 10-minute overtime period. Chloe Rehm collected a ball at the Salem goal line and kicked it into the net to put Whitehall ahead 2-1, but Emily Vandyk tallied to pull the Generals even again.
The two teams had chances to score in the second overtime before Eggleston gave Whitehall the lead for good with an individual effort.
Whitehall goalkeeper Dory Gosselin finished with 18 saves, while Salem netminder Kathryn Sweenor stopped seven shots.
Lake George remained undefeated with a 4-2 victory over Salem Tuesday, Sept. 18, in an Adirondack League girls soccer game.
The Warriors – ranked No. 5 in this week’s New York State Sportswriters Association girls soccer poll – launched 48 shots on goal against the Generals, but had difficulty getting them past Salem goalkeeper Kathryn Sweenor, who made 21 saves. On the other side, Salem capitalized on two of its four shots. Continue reading “Adirondack League girls soccer: Lake George pushes past Salem; Whitehall shuts out Hadley-Luzerne”
Two goals late in the first half provided Lake George with some breathing room on its way to a 5-1 victory over Bolton/Warrensburg Thursday, Sept. 6, in an Adirondack League girls soccer game. Continue reading “Adirondack League girls soccer: Lake George defeats Bolton/Warrensburg; Whitehall shuts out Granville”
Four different players scored goals for Whitehall in a 5-3 victory over Heatly in a non-league girls soccer game Friday, Aug. 31.
Zoe Eggleston tallied twice to lead the Railroaders. Chloe Rehm contributed a goal and an assist, while Madison Minor and Jessica Moore added individual goals.
Morgan Razzano had a goal and two assists for Heatly. Maddy Zakarewski and Kaitlin Barrett also tallied.
Head coach: Boyd Hunt
Last year’s record: 5-10-1
Playoff result: Lost first round of Class D Sectionals to Germantown
Returning starters: Jessica Moore (midfielder), Kennedy O’Dell (sweeper), Taylor Poczobut (defender), Zoe Eggleston (midfielder), Kyrie Smith (defender)
Graduated: Morgan O’Dell (defensive midfielder), Jessica Bruce (midfielder), Julianna Gould (goalkeeper)
Newcomer: Madison Gould (eighth grader forward)
Outlook for season: Despite losing three players to graduation, Hunt said the Railroaders are looking to rise in the Adirondack League standings.
“This team is made up of three seniors, no juniors, nine sophomores, five freshmen and one eighth grader,” said Hunt/ “[We’re] very young, but [we] have played a lot together and have varsity experience from last year.”