Local Sports

Area bowlers compete at sectionals

SCHENECTADY — The Canajoharie, Fort Plain, Mayfield and Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville boys bowling teams competed at the Section II Class C/D Tournament at Boulevard Bowl on Tuesday. Mechanicville won the team title with a total of 5,732 pins, while Middleburgh (5,498) was second and ...

Parslow scores 14 in Sage victory

ALBANY — The Sage College’s women’s basketball team hosted St. Joseph’s College-Brooklyn on Tuesday in a Skyline Conference contest, marking the final home game of the regular-season for the Gators. The Gators collected a 74-53 victory to improve to 16-8 overall and 12-5 in the ...

Coveney competing for UAlbany track

STATEN ISLAND — On Friday, the University at Albany indoor track and field program traveled to Ocean Breeze for the Fastrack National Invitational. In the men’s 60-meter hurdles, Broadalbin-Perth graduate Jake Coveney was 10th with a time of 8.65 seconds. Coveney also placed sixth in ...

B-P grad Herba playing for Delhi

DELHI — Broadalbin-Perth graduate Katie Herba is averaging 9.3 points per game for the SUNY Delhi women’s basketball team. Herba also is averaging 7.8 rebounds per game, 2.9 steals per game and 2.7 assists per game. Delhi is slated to host Central Penn on Saturday at 2 p.m.

Royal Mtn. racers compete at meet

ROME — The Royal Mountain Junior Racing Team competed in the two-run paneled slalom at Woods Valley on Sunday. Isabella Fluty was second in the 8-and-younger girls division with a two-run time of 57.59 seconds. In the 8-and-younger boys division, Carson Cheney (55.17) was first and Tanner ...

Gloversville's Kendra Lavery (23) is challenged by Hudson Falls' Sophie LaBrun (22) as she drives to the hoop during Monday's Foothills Council crossover game at Gloversville High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Girls Basketball Roundup: Lady Dragons claim crossover victory

GLOVERSVILLE — Two years ago the Gloversville Lady Dragons snapped a 46-game varsity level losing streak that dated back to December 2010 in a Foothills Council crossover game between the last-place teams in both divisions. Monday night, the Lady Dragons found themselves again engaged in ...

Boys Basketball Roundup: Taylor scores 1,000th point in B-P victory

HUDSON FALLS — Broadalbin-Perth’s Preston Taylor finished with 19 points to lead Broadalbin-Perth to a 47-38 victory over Hudson Falls in a Foothills Council boys basketball crossover game Monday. Taylor’s effort also pushed him past the 1,000-point mark for his career. The senior guard ...

Winter weather alters local schedule

Monday’s winter weather forced the postponement of several area athletic contests. The Amsterdam boys and girls basketball teams had their Foothills Council championship games with Glens Falls moved to today. The games will now be played at SUNY Adirondack, with the girls game set for 6:30 ...

GHS, AHS bowlers compete at sectionals

SCHENECTADY — The Amsterdam and Gloversville boys bowling team competed at the Section II Class A Tournament on Friday at Boulevard Bowl. The Rams finished eighth in the team standings with 5,434 pins, while Gloversville was 10th with a total of 5,246 pins. Guilderland won the team title ...

Gloversville competes at last chance meet

ALBANY — The Gloversville boys swim team competed at the Section II Last Chance Meet on Saturday at Albany Academy. In the 200-yard freestyle, Nicholas Vincent (2:15.24) was first for the Sea Dragons. Rami Haddawi (2:18.55) was second for Gloversville, Kamden Daniels (2:31.75) was third, ...

Dolgeville wrestlers compete at tourney

SYRACUSE — The Dolgeville wrestling team competed in the Section III Division II (small-school) Tournament on Saturday at the SRC Arena on the campus of Onondaga Community College. The Blue Devils finished 30th in the team standings with a total of four points. Central Valley Academy won ...

Mayfield’s Anthony Brandow bowls during a Western Athletic Conference match against Fonda-Fultonville at Arterial Lanes in Gloversville on Nov. 18. Brandow recently was named a WAC first-team all-star.
(The Leader-Herald/Bill Trojan)

WAC boys, girls bowling all-stars announced

LATHAM — The Western Athletic Conference announced its boys and girls bowling all-stars during the WAC Tournament at Spare Time Latham on Feb. 6. Several area bowlers were among those named to the all-star team. Mayfield’s Anthony Brandow, who had a 200 average this season, ...

Hilltoppers end season with victory

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain Hilltoppers closed out their season on a high note, defeating Dolgeville 58-55 in non-league basketball action Saturday at Fort Plain High School The Hilltoppers overcame a 12-point halftime deficit, outscoring Dolgeville 35-20 in the second half to pick up their ...

Athletic Director James Robare of the Greater Johnstown School District Athletic Department, Fonda-Johnstown boys basketball coach Matt Guzielek and Johnstown cheerleading coach Sherry Walker selected 
Nick Frasier, left, and Adam Wilson, right, of the boys basketball team as the 
Student-Athletes of the Week. The award is 
chosen weekly and 
submitted by the 
Johnstown Athletic 
Department.
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Student-athletes honored

Athletic Director James Robare of the Greater Johnstown School District Athletic Department, Fonda-Johnstown boys basketball coach Matt Guzielek and Johnstown cheerleading coach Sherry Walker selected Nick Frasier, left, and Adam Wilson, right, of the boys basketball team (top photo); ...

Local athletes capture Foothills Council titles

ALBANY — Seven local athletes brought home nine individual championships along with a pair of relay titles from Saturday’s Foothills Council indoor track and field championships at UAlbany. Amsterdam’s Brenda Santana, Lauren Santiago and Gabby Stanavich along with Gloversville’s ...

Galway’s Dillan Palaszewski battles Hadley-Luzerne/Lake George’s Conner Spellburg during the 138-pound championship match in the Section II Division II Tournament at the Glens Falls Civic Center on Saturday. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

Palaszewski advances to state wrestling tourney

GLENS FALLS — Several area wrestlers posted top-six finishes in their respective weight classes at the Section II State Qualifying Tournament on Saturday at the Glens Falls Civic Center. In the Division II (small-school) Tournament, Galway’s Dillan Palaszewski won the 138-pound ...

Northville’s Nate Reidell (3) drives past Fonda-Fultonville’s Nick Oertel (14) during a Western Athletic Conference crossover game Saturday at Fulton-Montgomery Community College. (The Leader-Herald/Bill Trojan )

Northville holds off Braves, 49-44

JOHNSTOWN — The Northville Falcons connected for 17 fourth-quarter points to pick up a 49-44 victory over Fonda-Fultonville in Western Athletic Conference crossover action Saturday at Fulton-Montgomery Community College. Danny Reidell led Northville with 18 points, while Dan ...

Broadalbin-Perth girls defeat Bishop Maginn

BROADALBIN — The Lady Patriots snapped an eight-game winless streak and picked up their third win of the season with the non-league victory over Bishop Maginn Saturday at Broadalbin-Perth High School. Ali Visco led Broadalbin-Perth with 12 points, while Lola DiCaterino finished with nine ...

Mohawk Valley sweeps FMCC

UTICA — The Mohawk Valley Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams posted Mountain Valley Conference victories over Fulton-Montgomery Community College Saturday at the Mohawk Valley Community College campus. The Hawks downed FMCC 94-77, while the MVCC women topped the Lady ...

Lady Braves second at championships

ALBANY — The Fonda-Fultonville girls placed second and the boys finished fourth at the Independent League indoor track and field championships Saturday at UAlbany. Brittany Castelluccio led the Lady Braves with her victory in the long jump with a leap of 17-01.0 and third place finishes in ...