Local Sports

Johnstown falls to Scotia-Glenville

JOHNSTOWN — Scotia-Glenville put together a 42-point second half to pull away from the Johnstown Sir Bills and post a 69-41 victory Saturday afternoon at Johnstown High School. Christian Corker led the Tartans with his game-high 18-point effort, while Trevor Martin finished with 17, Sean ...

Johnstown’s Claire Guzielek (24) shoots over Broadalbin-Perth’s Lola DiCaterino during Friday’s Foothills Council South Division game at Broadalbin-Perth High School. (The Leader-Herald/Bill Trojan)

Girls Basketball Roundup: Lady Bills get past Lady Patriots, 46-24

BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin-Perth Patriots hosted the Johnstown Lady Bills in a Foothills Council South Division matchup Friday night. The Patriots were hoping to celebrate Senior Night with a win but the Lady Bills took control in the second half and handed the Patriots a 46-24 loss. “It ...

Johnstown's Matthew Boyle (23) looks to pass the ball as he is guarded by Broadalbin-Perth's Dante Calderone (22) and Joey Ladipo (24) during Foothills Council action Friday night at Johnstown High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Boys Basketball Roundup: Broadalbin-Perth fends off Johnstown

JOHNSTOWN — Close games have become a regular occurrence for the Broadalbin-Perth Patriots. Out of 19 games this season, the final score has been decided by single digits in eight of them, including Friday night’s Foothills Council matchup against a much improved Johnstown squad. The ...

Fonda-Fultonville's Justin Kearns, right, battles Galway's Joey Scheeren in their 99-pound bout during a Western Athletic Conference match on Jan. 26. Both Kearns and Scheeren are seeded among the top six at 99 pounds for today's Section II Division II Tournament at the Glens Falls Civic Center. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

Area wrestlers bid for state tourney spots

Several area wrestlers will continue their seasons today at the Section II and Section III state-qualifying tournaments. Amsterdam, Canajoharie-Fort Plain, Fonda-Fultonville Galway and Johnstown will head to Glens Falls today for the Section II Tournament, while Dolgeville will head to ...

Local sports in brief

Winter weather shuffles local slate Thursday’s winter weather forced the postponement of several area athletic contest. The Mayfield boys basketball team had its game at Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville moved to today at 7 p.m. The Fort Plain boys basketball team had its home game with ...

Broadalbin-Perth's Lucas Coon (1) works the ball against Amsterdam's Robbie Spagnola (5) as Dale Stanavich (2) closes in on the play during Wednesday's Foothills Council game at Broadalbin-Perth High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Boys Basketball Roundup: Amsterdam edges Broadalbin-Perth, 55-53

By JAMES A. ELLIS The Leader-Herald BROADALBIN — With first place in the Foothills Council South on the line, Amsterdam and Broadalbin-Perth squared off Wednesday night at Broadalbin-Perth High School. Amsterdam jumped off to a fast start before losing the lead early in the fourth ...

Fulton-Montgomery Community College’s Kiana Martinez (5) puts up a shot as Herkimer’s Miranda Robson (15) defends during Wednesday’s Mountain Valley Conference game. (The Leader-Herald/Bill Trojan)

FMCC women win sixth straight game

JOHNSTOWN — My’eesa Grant scored 19 points and grabbed 20 rebounds to lead Fulton-Montgomery Community College to an 87-63 victory over Herkimer College in a Mountain Valley Conference women’s basketball game Wednesday. Moet Jenkins had 18 points and six steals for the Lady Raiders, ...

Fulton-Montgomery Community College’s Brandon Cooper (5) goes up for a shot as Herkimer’s Justin Harley defends during Wednesday’s Mountain Valley Conference game. (The Leader-Herald/Bill Trojan)

Scott leads Herkimer to win over FMCC

JOHNSTOWN — Tyquan Scott finished with 26 points, five rebounds and four assists to help Herkimer College post an 88-71 victory over Fulton-Montgomery Community College in a Mountain Valley Conference men’s basketball game Wednesday. The Generals led 40-26 at the half on their way to the ...

Girls Basketball Roundup: Mayfield edges OESJ, 43-41

MAYFIELD — Camryn Meca finished with 17 points to lead Mayfield to a 43-41 victory over Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville in a Western Athletic Conference girls basketball game Wednesday. The Lady Panthers outscored the Lady Wolves 17-11 in the final quarter to rally from a 30-26 ...

Fo-Jo swimmers lose to Queensbury

QUEENSBURY — Queensbury won seven of 11 events on its way to an 86-63 victory over Fonda-Johnstown in a Foothills Council boys swim meet Wednesday. Zac Brown (200-yard freestyle), T.J. Bearor (50 freestyle), Ethan Ballard (100 butterfly), Lucas Smalley (500 freestyle) and Ross Caimano (100 ...

Coveney competing for UAlbany track

STATEN ISLAND — The University at Albany track and field program fielded competitors at two meets last weekend. The bulk of the competitors returned to Ocean Breeze for the Villanova Invitational, while a handful ventured to Boston University for the Scarlet & White ...

GHS grad Kirk earns NAC honors

CASTLETON, Vt. — Castleton student-athlete Thomas Kirk, a Gloversville graduate, has been selected to the fall 2016 NAC all-academic team. The NAC all-academic team recognizes student-athletes on varsity sports teams who have earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.50 or higher on a ...

Parslow scores nine points in Sage loss

ALBANY — The Sage Colleges’ women’s basketball team hosted Farmingdale State College on Wednesday in a Skyline Conference contest. The Rams posted the 67-59 win to collect the road win over Sage, improving to 12-9 overall and 10-5 in the league. Fonda-Fultonville graduate Emily ...

Dolgeville volleyball advances

WESTMORELAND — Raquel Borst piled up 18 kills, six blocks and five digs to power the ninth-seeded Dolgeville volleyball team to a 3-1 victory over No. 8 seed Westmoreland in Section III Class C first-round contest Tuesday. The Blue Devils won by scores of 25-19, 18-25, 25-16 and ...

FMCC bowlers end first regular season

TROY — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College bowling team closed out its first regular season Tuesday at Hilltop Lanes in Troy. The Raiders clinched a fourth-place overall finish in the Mountain Valley Conference. “None of the teams bowled particularly well today, it was a really ...

Winter weather alters local slate

Tuesday’s winter weather forced the postponement of several area athletic contests. The Gloversville boys basketball team had its game at Schuylerville moved to today at 7:30 p.m., while the Amsterdam at Broadalbin-Perth boys game also was moved to today at 7:30 p.m. The Northville boys ...

C-FP swim team drops 91-72 decision

CANAJOHARIE — Guilderland-Voorheesville won seven of 11 events on its way to a 91-72 victory over Canajoharie-Fort Plain in a swim meet Thursday at Nellis Pool. Benjamin Brkanovic (200-yard freestyle, 100-yard backstroke) and Joseph Gravino (50 freestyle, 100 butterfly) each won two events ...

Royal Mountain racers compete

SPECULATOR — The Royal Mountain Junior Racing team competed at Oak Mountain for a two-run super combined race Sunday. This was the third race of the season. The team has also competed at Royal Mountain and Whiteface Mountain this year. Isabella Fluty was third in the 8-and-younger ...

Gloversville's Kendra Lavery (23) grabs a rebounds as she is surrounded by Schuylerville's Cassie Patrick, Devynn Hough and Alison Burnham (11) during Monday's Foothills Council game at Gloversville High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Girls Basketball Roundup: Lady Dragons roll past Schuylerville

GLOVERSVILLE — With sectional play starting in just over a week, the Gloversville Lady Dragons are rounding into shape for a post-season run. Harmony Philo and Kerri Hauser combined for 49 points for the Lady Dragons as they defeated Schuylerville 68-40 on Monday night at Gloversville High ...

Boys Basketball Roundup: Mayfield falls short against ND-BG

MAYFIELD — Zyir Beverly converted two free throws with 13 seconds remaining to lift Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons to a 72-71 victory over Mayfield in a Western Athletic Conference boys basketball game Monday. Beverly finished with a game-high 32 points and 15 rebounds for the Golden Knights, ...