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Boys Soccer Roundup: St. Johnsville slips past North Warren in double overtime

October 25, 2012
By The Leader-Herald ( , The Leader Herald

ST. JOHNSVILLE - Johnny Vicciarelli scored with 2:20 remaining in the second overtime to lift St. Johnsville to a 4-3 win over North Warren in the first round of the Section II Class D boys soccer tournament Wednesday.

Viccarelli's goal capped a second-half rally by the Saints, who trailed 3-1 midway through the second half.

Deven Battisti scored the first goal of the game for the Saints on an assist from Kyle Smith.

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St. Johnsville’s Brandon Campione plays the ball during Wednesday’s Section II Class D first-round game against North Warren. (The Leader-Herald/Bill Trojan)

North Warren answered with a goal from Ethan Schenke to tie the game at 1-1 heading into the half.

In the second half, the ninth-seeded Cougars took the lead on a goal by Justice Parker before Darren Granger made it 3-1.

Tristan Engle pulled the eighth-seeded Saints to within a goal before Andrew Hart tied the game with seven minutes left in regulation.

Fact Box


Section II

Class AA First Round

Guilderland 1, La Salle 0

Class B First Round

Tamarac 2, Catskill 1

Ichabod Crane 4, Johnstown 0

Coxsackie-Athens 2, Cairo-Durham 0

Schuylerville 4, Corinth 0

Class C Play-In Games

Middleburgh 2, Saratoga Catholic 0

Mechanicville 2, Canajoharie 1

Class D First Round

Hartford 4, Salem 0

St. Johnsville 4, North Warren 3

Section VII

Class D First Round

Keene 4, Johnsburg 1

Westport 2, Wells 1

Smith finished with two assists for St. Johnsville, while Brandon Campione added one.

Schenke finished with two assists for North Warren.

St. Johnsville (10-7 overall) will face top-seeded Loudonville Christian in the quarterfinals Friday at the North Colonie Sports Complex at 3 p.m.

Class B First Round

Ichabod Crane 4, Johnstown 0

VALATIE - Heriberto Gomez scored twice to lead top-seeded Ichabod Crane to a 4-0 win over Johnstown in the first round of the Section II Class B Tournament.

Tyler Jablanski and Seth Scarano also scored for the Riders, who outshot the 16th-seeded Sir Bills 24-1.

Pierce Reilly made just one save to post the shutout win in goal for Ichabod Crane.

Andy Camarra made 19 saves for Johnstown, which finished the season with a 4-13 overall record.

Ichabod Crane (15-0-1) will host eighth-seeded Tamarac in the quarterfinals Friday at 3 p.m.

Tamarac advanced to the quarterfinals with a 2-1 win over ninth-seeded Catskill.



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