Local Sports

Dolgeville opens sectionals at home

DOLGEVILLE — The Dolgeville Blue Devils will begin their quest for the Section III Class C baseball title Tuesday on their home diamond. The eighth-seeded Blue Devils received a first-round bye and will host No. 9 Little Falls, which also received a first-round bye, at 5 p.m. Tuesday at ...

Pepicelli’s no-hitter eliminates Braves

ROTTERDAM — After being postponed by rain on Saturday, the Section II Class B opening round game between the ninth-seeded Fonda-Fultonville (10-7 overall) and eighth-seeded Schalmont (12-8) was played Sunday at Schalmont High School. The Sabres got off to a quick start, putting up three ...

Annual Mule Haul set for June 17

FORT HUNTER — The Fulmont Roadrunners Club’s annual Mule Haul race will be held on Fathers Day, June 17, at 9 a.m., in Fort Hunter. This marks the 35th running of the race, which is run primarily on Queen Anne Road and the historic Erie Canal towpath. The race distance is 8 kilometers ...

Royal Mountain to host motocross event

CAROGA LAKE — The 34th season of motocross racing, sponsored by Monster Energy Drinks, kicks off this Saturday and Sunday at Royal Mountain Ski Area. Each day is an individually sanctioned AMA event. Over 300 of the fastest riders in the Northeast are expected to be on hand to challenge ...

Lady Rams claim title at Eddy Meet

SCHENECTADY — The Amsterdam girls track and field team won the team title Saturday at the 78th annual Eddy Meet at Schenectady High School. The Lady Rams finished with 52 points, while Shenendehowa was second with 47 points. Saratoga Springs (29.5 points) was third, Iroquois (27) was ...

BOWLING HONORS

The Johnstown USBC Women’s Bowling Association hosted its annual banquet Thursday at Perry Lanes in Johnstown. Honored guests for the event included Amanda Borden (high average — 211), Betty Daley (high series — 680) and Amanda Jones (279 — high game). Zoe Rhinehardt raised her ...

FFCS baseball game moved to today

ROTTERDAM — Due to Saturday’s wet weather, the Fonda-Fultonville baseball team had its Section II Class B first-round game at Schalmont moved to today. The game between the ninth-seeded Braves (10-8 overall) and eighth-seeded Sabres (11-8) is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m.

Lady Bills slip past Holy Names, 9-8

JOHNSTOWN — In its playoff opener, the Johnstown girls lacrosse team looked like it might run away with a Class D quarterfinal victory over Holy Names on Friday at Knox Field. Instead, fifth-seeded Holy Names used a strong second half to push the fourth-seeded Lady Bills to the limit ...

H.S. Baseball Roundup: Patriots fall short in sectional opener

BROADALBIN — Tyler Nemjo had a solo home run and a two-run double to help 10th-seeded Tamarac to a 7-3 victory over seventh-seeded Broadalbin-Perth in a Section II Class B first-round game Friday at Broadalbin-Perth High School. Tristan Nemjo had solo home run for the Bengals, while Jake ...

JHS boys lacrosse seeded fourth

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown boys lacrosse team earned the fourth seed for the Section II Class D Tournament. The Sir Bills will host fifth-seeded Voorheesville at 7 p.m. on Monday at Knox Field. In the lone regular-season meeting between the Wasaren League rivals, Johnstown posted a 12-7 ...

Area tennis players to play in sectionals

SCHENECTADY — Several area tennis players will take part in the Section II singles and doubles tournaments, which begin Monday at Central Park. In the singles tournament, Gloversville’s Damian Bruce earned the sixth seed. He will face Saratoga Springs’ Edward Towers in his opening ...

FFCS boys, girls claim WAC titles

FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville boys and girls track and field teams swept the team titles Thursday at the Western Athletic Conference Championships at Fonda-Fultonville High School. In the boys meet, the host Braves finished with a total of 141.5 points. Canajoharie was second with 126 ...

Johnstown boys cruise past Maple Hill, 17-1

JOHNSTOWN — Josh Hoyt finished with four goals and an assist to lead Johnstown to a 17-1 victory over Maple Hill in a Wasaren League boys lacrosse contest at Knox Field on Thursday. Ben Poitras had three goals and an assist for the Sir Bills, Zach Serpa had three goals and Garrett Way ...

Amsterdam earns No. 1 seed, Fort Plain seeded second

Seven area teams will take part in the Section II baseball tournament. Amsterdam, Gloversville, Broadalbin-Perth, Fonda-Fultonville, Canajoharie, Galway and Fort Plain all will be part of the postseason. Amsterdam earned the top seed in Class A after winning the Foothills Council title with a ...

Fort Plain awarded third seed for Section II Class D tourney

A total of six area softball teams will be part of the Section II Tournament. Galway, Fort Plain, Canajoharie, Amsterdam, Fonda-Fultonville and Mayfield all will be part of the tournament this season. Fort Plain (12-3 overall) is the highest-seeded area team, earning the No. 3 spot for the ...

H.S. Baseball Roundup: Broadalbin-Perth tops Greenwich, 6-5

AMSTERDAM — In its final regular-season game, Broadalbin-Perth posted a 6-5 victory over Greenwich in a non-league game at Shuttleworth Park on Thursday. Jack Szumowski had a double, single and two RBIs for the Patriots, while Brodryk Benton, Jack Marsden and Alex Gardner all had two ...

AHS softball loses at Mohonasen, 7-3

ROTTERDAM — Michaela Arcate finished 3-for-4 with two RBIs to lead Mohonasen to a 7-3 non-league victory over Amsterdam on Thursday. Mattison Muller was 2-for-4 with two runs scored for Mohonasen (9-11 overall), while Ava Fasolino and Madison Seligman each had doubles. Megan LaMont, Emma ...

H.S. Baseball Roundup: FFCS gets past Johnstown, 10-7

JOHNSTOWN — Massimo DiCaprio had two singles to help Fonda-Fultonville post a 10-7 victory over Johnstown in a non-league baseball game Wednesday at Johnstown High School. Zack Pedersen had two singles for the Sir Bills, who suffered their seventh straight loss. Fonda-Fultonville improved ...

H.S. Track Roundup: B-P boys, AHS girls claim Foothills Council titles

SCHUYLERVILLE — The Amsterdam girls and Broadalbin-Perth boys claimed the team titles Wednesday at the Foothills Council track and field championships at Schuylerville High School. “Despite many seasons of great teams including multiple Section II championship teams, one goal has gone ...

H.S. Softball Roundup: Broadalbin-Perth loses to Hudson Falls, 17-3

BROADALBIN — Grace Davis pitched a complete-game two-hitter to lead Hudson Falls to a 17-3 victory over Broadalbin-Perth in Foothills Council softball game at Broadalbin-Perth High School on Wednesday. Davis struck out seven in seven innings for the Tigers. Hailie Casey had a triple and ...