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OESJ improves to 3-0 with win over Mayfield

Mayfield's Delaney LaFontaine, left, and Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville's Alexis Mumford (10) battle for a loose ball during Tuesday's Western Athletic Conference girls soccer contest at Boshart Field in Fonda. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

FONDA — Playing for the second time in as many days, the Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville girls soccer team notched a 4-1 win over Mayfield in a Western Athletic Conference contest at Fonda-Fultonville’s Boshart Field on Tuesday.

“Overall, I’m really pleased with how we played today,” Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville coach Zale Benton said. “It’s hard to play two days in a row. It was nice to be able to play all of our players.”

Ashley Engle scored twice for the Lady Wolves, while Alexis Klock and Alexis Mumford also scored. Jordan DeNinno had two assists for OESJ, while Tahliah Lettow and Natalie Caponera each had an assist.

Kelsey Meca scored the lone goal for Mayfield.

The Lady Wolves started quickly Tuesday when Engle scored on an assist from DeNinno just 45 seconds into the game.

Mayfield's Jordan Miller, left, and Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville's Jocelyn Simzer (2) look to control the ball during Tuesday's Western Athletic Conference girls soccer contest at Boshart Field in Fonda. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

Engle also closed out the first-half scoring on an assist from DeNinno with six minutes left in the first half.

OESJ extended its lead to 4-0 in the first 20 minutes of the second half.

Klock scored on an assist from Lettow 1:15 into the second half to make it 3-0.

Mumford closed out the Lady Wolves’ scoring on an assist from Caponera with 22:50 to play.

Meca spoiled OESJ’s shutout bid, scoring an unassisted goal with 5:50 remaining.

Anderson Eggleston posted six saves for OESJ, which outshot Mayfield by an 18-7 margin.

Marissa Wille made nine saves for Mayfield, which is slated to face Canajoharie at Fonda-Fultonville on Friday at 5:30 p.m.

OESJ (3-0 overall, 3-0 WAC) is scheduled to face Canajoharie at Fonda-Fultonville on Sunday at 11 a.m.

“We’re thankful that Fonda-Fultonville has let us play game at this great facility,” Benton said. “I think finally getting to play has made our seniors more appreciated of being able to get on the field at all this year.”

Schoharie 10, Galway 3

COLONIE — Katelyn Krohn finished with five goals and an assist to lead Schoharie to a Western Athletic Conference victory over Galway at Afrim’s Sports Park.

Megan Krohn posted two goals and two assists for the Indians, while Abigail Fagnani recorded two goals and an assist.

Morgan Phelan also scored for Schoharie, while Briana Repscher, Haley Drinon and Chloe Towle each had an assist.

Emma Spadaro, Anna Miesenburg and Stephanie Martin scored for Galway, while Alaina Aschmutat had two assists.

Maddy Bland made four saves for Schoharie, while Hannah French made 12 stops for Galway.

Duanesburg 5, Berne-Knox-Westerlo 0

COLONIE — Olivia Harris finished with three goals and an assist to lead Duanesburg to a Western Athletic Conference victory over Berne-Knox-Westerlo at Afrim’s Sports Park.

Shannon Zink had a goal and an assist for the Eagles, while Taylor Meyer also scored.

Valerie Schaeffer added an assist for Duanesburg.

Morgan Crounse and Laura Thomason each made one save to share the shutout in goal for Duanesburg.

Kaelyn LoBalbo made six saves for Berne-Knox-Westerlo.

Mekeel Christian 3, Middleburgh 0

COLONIE — Joannis Galarneau scored all three goals to lead Mekeel Christian Academy to a Western Athletic Conference victory over Middleburgh at Afrim’s Sports Park.

Foothills Council

Broadalbin-Perth 1, Amsterdam 0

AMSTERDAM — Lauralie Grainer scored the game’s only goal to lift Broadalbin-Perth to a Foothills Council victory over Amsterdam at Lynch Literacy Academy on Saturday.

Mairead Marsden finished with four saves to post the shutout in goal for B-P, which improved to 5-1 overall and 5-0 in Foothills Council play.

The Lady Patriots are scheduled to host Scotia-Glenville today at noon.

Amsterdam (1-5 overall, 1-4 Foothills) are scheduled to travel to Gloversville today for a 4:30 p.m. contest.

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