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Several area teams earn state rankings

With the fall sports season winding down, several area football and soccer teams are ranked among the best in the state in the New York State Sportswriters rankings. Local teams earning state rankings in the latest poll include the Mayfield boys’ soccer team, ranked 19th in the Class C poll ...

Boys Soccer Roundup: Fort Plain edges Middleburgh, 1-0

FORT PLAIN — Jaxson Yacowenia scored the game’s only goal on a penalty kick late in the second half to lift Fort Plain to a 1-0 victory over Middleburgh in a Western Athletic Conference boys soccer contest Wednesday. Robert Jordan made eight saves for Fort Plain (9-3 overall, 6-2 WAC), ...

H.S. Volleyball Roundup: Broadalbin-Perth tops Gloversville, 3-0

BROADALBIN — Eliana Fraser finished with 15 service points, six digs and five kills to lead Broadalbin-Perth to a 3-0 victory over Gloversville in a Foothills Council volleyball match Wednesday. The Lady Patriots won by scores of 25-10, 25-15 and 25-20. Cassy Bown posted six kills and one ...

AHS golfers compete at sectional tourney

WILTON — Amsterdam’s C.J. Durinick posted a round of 85 to finish 19th at the Section II Class A Tournament at McGregor Links Country Club on Wednesday. Ryan Welch finished with a 105 for the Rams, while Erin Rivera added a 107. Saratoga Springs’ Anthony Cavotta and Nolan Crowley tied ...

Logan scores for Sage in win

UTICA — The Sage Colleges women’s soccer team outshot host Utica College, 12-5 as the Gators defeated the Pioneers, 2-1 in an Empire 8 game at Gaetano Stadium Wednesday. The Gators improved to 5-4-2 overall and 1-1-1 in the E8 while the Pioneers fell to 5-4-2 for the fall and 2-1-1 in the ...

Area athletes help Sage to victory

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Sage’s women’s volleyball team earned a road win over the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts on Wednesday. The Gators triumphed with a match score of 3-2 over MCLA, winning 25-18, 20-25, 25-17, 25-27, 15-11. Junior middle hitter Miranda Nethaway, a Fonda ...

Gloversville rallies past Broadalbin-Perth

BROADALBIN — Gloversville rallied from two one-goal deficits to post a 4-3 victory over Broadalbin-Perth in a Foothills Council boys soccer contest Tuesday at Patriot Field. Kadin O’Shaughnessy scored twice for Gloversville, while Damian Bruce had a goal and an assist. Raymond Strauser ...

Unbeaten Lady Bills blank Gloversville, 8-0

GLOVERSVILLE — Taryn Ringer netted a hat trick to power Johnstown to an 8-0 victory over Gloversville in a Foothills Council field hockey contest Tuesday at Gloversville High School. Anna Lee scored twice for the Lady Bills, while Kalena Eaton and Emily Fleming had a goal and an assist. ...

H.S. Volleyball Roundup: Lady Bills shake off slow start, defeat Huskies

GLOVERSVILLE — Macenzie Ward finished with 23 assists and eight digs to lead Johnstown to a 3-1 victory over Gloversville in a Foothills Council volleyball match at Gloversville High School on Tuesday. The Lady Bills lost the first set 25-20, but rebounded to win the final three sets by ...

Area riders post top-five finishes at Twister Valley

FORT PLAIN — Two Mayfield riders posted top-five finishes in their respective classes during Sunday’s New England ATV Motocross event at Twister Valley Sports Complex. Mayfield’s Jordan Miller swept both motos to win the women’s open class. She also placed second in the youth open ...

Area golfers advance in sectional play

WILTON — Broadalbin-Perth finished second in the team standings at the Section II Class B Tournament on Tuesday at McGregor Links Country Club. Ichabod Crane won the team title with a total of 348. The Patriots were second with a total of 361, South Glens Falls (373) was third and ...

Northville girls edge Amsterdam, 2-1

AMSTERDAM — Morgan Mackey and Brytney Moore each had a goal and an assist to lift Northville to a 2-1 victory over Amsterdam in a non-league girls soccer contest at Lynch LIteracy Academy on Tuesday. Toni May scored the lone goal for Amsterdam (1-7-4 overall), which is scheduled to travel ...

Gloversville-Mayfield defeats Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM — Gloversville-Mayfield won 10 of 12 events on its way to a 100-70 victory over Amsterdam in a Foothills Council girls swim meet at Lynch Literacy Academy on Tuesday. Mariana Benvenuto won the 100-yard freestyle and 100 breaststroke for Gloversville-Mayfield, while Isabelle Willis ...

O’Neil playing for Sage golf team

OSWEGO — The Sage Colleges’ men’s golf team wrapped up play Sunday at the 21st annual Oswego State Invitational. Sage finished in 10th place for the tournament with a 710 (360-350). Sage stood in ninth place after one day of action with a score of 360, while the Lakers of Oswego ...

Gloversville tops Broadalbin-Perth, 1-0

BROADALBIN — After dropping five-straight matches, the Gloversville girls’ soccer team put one in the win column. After battling through a scoreless opening half, the Lady Dragons tallied the game’s only goal when Sydney Loux finished off a pass from Angel Anderson to give Gloversville ...

Boys Soccer Roundup: Fonda-Fultonville blanks Canajoharie, 2-0

FONDA — Tyler Sweet and Justin Newcomer scored to lift Fonda-Fultonville to a 2-0 victory over Canajoharie in a Western Athletic Conference boys soccer contest Monday. Cody Hanson added an assist for the Braves, who outshot the Cougars by a 21-14 margin. Mitch Araya made six saves to post ...

Girls Soccer Roundup: Canajoharie edges Mayfield in OT to remain unbeaten

MAYFIELD — Caitlyn Baker scored in the second overtime with just two minutes remaining to lift Canajoharie to a 3-2 victory over Mayfield in a Western Athletic Conference girls soccer contest at Mayfield High School on Monday. Taya Yacobucci and Ally Lamb also scored for the Lady ...

JHS field hockey tops Scotia-Glenville

SCOTIA — Taryn Ringer netted a hat trick and an assist to propel Johnstown to a 6-2 victory over Scotia-Glenville in a Foothills Council field hockey game Monday. Emily Fleming had a goal and an assist for the Lady Bills, while Maddie Etherton and Anna Lee also scored. Emily Frank added an ...

FMCC women lose three during pod play

CANANDAIGUA — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College women’s volleyball team traveled to Finger Lakes Community College on Saturday for Region 3 pod play.  The Raiders lost all three matches by scores of 3-0. The Lady Raiders fell to Finger Lakes 3-0 in the first match by scores of ...