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Late rally lifts Mayfield past Fonda-Fultonville

GLOVERSVILLE — Kelsey Meca hit a two-out, bases-loaded, walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh inning to lift Mayfield to a 4-3 Western Athletic Conference victory over Fonda-Fultonville on Sunday in a game played at Gloversville High School. Meca’s hit plated Lindsey Hampton and ...

Amsterdam’s Santiago wins 400 meters at Eddy Meet

SCHENECTADY — Amsterdam’s Lauren Santiago won the 400-meter dash Saturday at the 79th annual William F. Eddy Invitational at Schenectady High School. Santiago won with a school-record time of 56.07 seconds, which is the top time in the state this spring. Gabby Stanavich was third in the ...

Johnstown field hockey players selected to represent New York

JOHNSTOWN — Four members of the Johnstown field hockey team, Cole Krempa, Emily Pertell, Emily Fleming and Taryn Ringer, have been selected to represent New York state at USA Field Hockey’s National Futures Championships. Emily Fleming and Taryn Ringer will be playing in the U16 ...

Royal Mountain to host motocross event

CAROGA LAKE — The 32nd season of motocross racing, sponsored by Monster Energy Drinks, kicks off this Saturday and Sunday at Royal Mountain Ski Area. Each day is an individually-sanctioned AMA event. Royal Mountain is a member of the Central New York Motocross Racers Association and the ...

Warner picks up modified win at Fonda

FONDA — A caution with two laps left was not what Bobby Varin wanted but exactly what Rocky Warner needed. Varin was in control of the 30-lap modified feature, with Warner and Jessica Friesen locked in a battle for the runner-up spot when Darwin Greene clipped the fourth-turn wall and shun ...

H.S. Baseball Roundup: Patriots get past Huskies

BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin-Perth baseball team won both ends of its Foothills Council doubleheader with Gloversville on Saturday. The Patriots won the first game, 14-6, and the second game, 5-2. Both games were played at B-P. In the first game, Justin Hertik had a triple, single, RBI ...

Johnstown seeded second in Class D

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown boys lacrosse team earned the second seed for the Section II Class D Tournament. The Sir Bills will host third-seeded Greenwich on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Knox Field. The teams split their regular-season meetings, with Johnstown winning at Greenwich, 9-5, on April 10 ...

H.S. Baseball Roundup: Amsterdam rolls past Johnstown

AMSTERDAM — Matt Murphy had three doubles and two RBIs to power Amsterdam to a 13-3 victory over Johnstown in a Foothills Council baseball game Friday at Shuttleworth Park. Jeffrey Brennan went 3-for-4 with a triple and two RBIs for the Rams (16-1 overall, 12-0 Foothills), who won their ...

Mayfield-Northville sweeps WAC meet

FORT PLAIN — The Mayfield-Northville boys and girls track and field teams posted wins over Berne-Knox-Westerlo and Fort Plain-Oppenheim-Ephatah/St. Johnsville on Thursday. In the boys meet, Mayfield-Northville topped FP-OESJ (85-51) and BKW (119-10) Shawn Allen (110-meter hurdles, 400 ...

AHS boys tennis loses to Schuylerville

AMSTERDAM — Schuylerville won four of five singles matches on its way to a 6-1 victory over Amsterdam in a Foothills Council boys tennis match Thursday. Michael Gale, Aidan Edwards, Austin Gardner and Rachel McInerney won singles matches for the Black Horses. Justin Ashauer and Hollie ...

Sir Bills top Colonie in regular-season finale

By PAUL WAGER The Leader-Herald JOHNSTOWN — Having lost for just the second time this season in its last outing, the Johnstown boys lacrosse team looked to bounce back and finish the regular season with a win Thursday. The Sir Bills did just that, notching an 11-1 victory over Colonie ...

H.S. Baseball Roundup: Amsterdam edges Broadalbin-Perth, 1-0

AMSTERDAM — Michael Rocas had an RBI single in the eighth inning to score Peyton Ausfeld and lift Amsterdam to a 1-0 victory over Broadalbin-Perth in a Foothills Council baseball game at Shuttleworth Park on Thursday. Carson Cotugno and Andrew Bracchi combined on a one-hitter for the Rams, ...

H.S. Softball Roundup: Canajoharie tops Fonda-Fultonville, 11-5

CANAJOHARIE — Canajoharie scored all 11 of its runs over the first three innings on its way to an 11-5 victory over Fonda-Fultonville in a Western Athletic Conference softball contest Thursday. Monica Hartlieb had a triple, single and three RBIs for the Lady Cougars, while Caitlyn Baker, ...

B-P boys claim Foothills Council title

JOHNSTOWN — For the second straight year, the Broadalbin-Perth boys track and field team claimed the title at the Foothills Council Championships. The Patriots finished with 119 points to claim the team title at Knox Field. Queensbury (114 points) was second, Scotia-Glenville (100.5) was ...

Lady Bills seeded first for sectionals

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown girls lacrosse team earned the top seed for the Section II Class D Tournament on Wednesday. The Lady Bills, who went 14-1 overall in the regular season, will host either fifth-seeded Catholic Central or fourth-seeded Schuylerville in the semifinals Tuesday at Knox ...

H.S. Baseball Roundup: South Glens Falls cruises past Johnstown

JOHNSTOWN — Alex Smith and Justin Nesbitt each had home runs to power South Glens Falls to a 14-0 victory over Johnstown in a Foothills Council baseball game at Johnstown High School on Wednesday. Nesbitt finished 4-for-5 with two RBIs and two runs scored. Connor Bovair and Dylan Schrammel ...

H.S. Softball Roundup: Scotia-Glenville gets past Gloversville, 15-3

SCOTIA — Sophia Schaub had a triple, double, single and scored three runs to help Scotia-Glenville to a 15-3 victory over Gloversville in a Foothills Council softball game Wednesday. Schaub also earned the win in the circle for the Lady Tartans, allowing seven hits, striking out 10 and ...

Gloversville tennis loses in quarterfinals

SCOTIA — Scotia-Glenville won four of five singles matches and both doubles contests to post a 6-1 victory over Gloversville in a Section II Class A quarterfinal match Wednesday. Ethan McKone, Jared O’Connor, Keith Ogden and Ryan McKone all won singles matches for the Tartans, who also ...

Bruce earns fifth seed for tourney

SCHENECTADY — Gloversville’s Damian Bruce earned the fifth seed for the Section II Boys Tennis Singles Tournament. Bruce reached the quarterfinals of last year’s tournament and is 13-0 this season. Gloversville’s Ryan Issa and Amsterdam’s Nick Antonelli also will compete in the ...