Local Sports

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 ...

TAKING TO THE TRACK

FULTONVILLE — Glen Ridge Motorsports Park hosted an open practice session Wednesday. It was the first on-track action of the season for Glen Ridge, which is scheduled to host its season-opening event Sunday.

Racing Around: McGrew Jr. moving up this season

During Wednesday’s open practice session at Glen Ridge Motorsports Park, Derrick McGrew Jr. slipped into a junior slingshot for a test drive. Although he had plenty of success in the division as a competitor, he is not stepping back. Instead he was helping out Adrianna DeRocher by taking ...

Canjo boys, Mayfield-Northville girls win WAC titles

FONDA — The Canajoharie boys and Mayfield-Northville girls track and field teams claimed the titles at the Western Athletic Conference Championships at Fonda-Fultonville High School on Tuesday. The Canajoharie boys topped host Fonda-Fultonville by a 136.33-126 margin to earn the boys crown. ...

Girls Lacrosse Roundup: Lady Bills roll past Greenwich

GREENWICH — Taryn Ringer finished with six goals and three assists to lead Johnstown to a 15-5 victory over Greenwich in a Foothills Council girls lacrosse contest Tuesday. With her effort, Ringer passed the single-season record for points, which was previously set by Jenna Stock in ...

Gloversville softball loses to Hudson Falls

HUDSON FALLS — Mckenzie Pisani had a double, two singles, three RBIs and scored two runs to help Hudson Falls to a 17-4 victory over Gloversville in a Foothills Council softball game Tuesday. Kayleigh Osterhaudt had two doubles, four RBIs and scored three runs for the Tigers, Grace Davis ...

AHS boys lacrosse loses to Queensbury

QUEENSBURY — Sean Collins finished with five goals and an assist to lead Queensbury to a 20-1 victory over Amsterdam in a Foothills Council boys lacrosse game Tuesday. The win clinched at least a share of the Foothills Council title for the Spartans for 13th in the program’s 20-year ...

Wells baseball tops Johnsburg

JOHNSBURG — Dan Johnson allowed one hit, one walk and struck out eight to lead Wells to a 4-1 victory over Johnsburg in a rain-shortened Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference baseball game Monday. Cody Stuart had two hits for the Indians, while Shane Kennedy had a double and reached base ...

Lady Bills roll past Schuylerville, 17-5

JOHNSTOWN — Maddie Etherton and Taryn Ringer each had four goals and an assist to lead Johnstown to a 17-5 victory over Schuylerville in a Foothills Council girls lacrosse game Monday at Knox Field. The Lady Bills led 11-3 at the half on their way to the rain-soaked win. Ally Queeney had ...

Johnstown falls short against Greenwich

JOHNSTOWN — Having clinched the Wasaren League regular-season title with its win over Cambridge on Friday, the Johnstown boys lacrosse team looked to finish its league schedule with a perfect 12-0 record. However, the Sir Bills fell behind in the first half against Greenwich and ...

Area riders post solid showings at Twister Valley

FORT PLAIN — Through the first two events of the season, Mother Nature has gotten the best of Twister Valley Sports Complex. The track’s first event of the season, scheduled for April 28 was canceled and weather shortened the first race of the season Sunday. All classes in Sunday’s ...

JHS baseball loses to Schoharie, 3-1

JOHNSTOWN — Shane Helmstadt pitched a complete-game two-hitter to lead Schoharie to a 3-1 victory over Johnstown in a non-league baseball game Saturday at Johnstown High School. Helmstadt struck out 18 in seven innings for the Indians. Quin Barton had a double and a single for ...

Sturdivant places second at meet

PRINCETON, N.J. — Amsterdam graduate Omahri Sturdivant, a junior on the University at Albany men’s track and field team, placed second in the triple jump at the ECAC Championship on Saturday at Princeton University’s Weaver Stadium. Sturdivant had a lead of 47-11 1/4 for the Great ...

FMCC baseball wraps up its season

HERKIMER — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College baseball team wrapped up its season with a doubleheader at Herkimer College on Thursday. The Raiders lost the first game, 10-0, before tying the Generals in the second game, 3-3. The Raiders finished the season 7-17-1 overall. In the first ...

Fulton-Montgomery Community College athletes honored at banquet

JOHNSTOWN — Fulton-Montgomery Community College student-athletes and coaches gathered at HFM BOCES on Wednesday to celebrate another successful academic and athletic year. Each coach had the opportunity to acknowledge the Raiders for their many accomplishments on the playing field and ...

Amsterdam wins tourney

GLOVERSVILLE — The Amsterdam Lady Rams defeated host Mayfield and Hoosic Valley to take home the winner’s trophy at the annual Mayfield Softball Tournament played at Gloversville High School Saturday. The Lady Rams won the opening game 10-3 over Mayfield. Madsion Carmona had a double to ...