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Wells baseball earns fourth seed

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WELLS — The Wells baseball team earned the fourth seed for the Section VII Class D Tournament. The Indians will face top-seeded Chazy in the semifinals Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. In the other semifinal, third-seeded Crown Point and second-seeded Schroon Lake/Bolton will meet Tuesday at 4:30 ...

Hilltoppers finish 14-0 in WAC

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FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain Hilltoppers finished their Western Athletic Confernce schedule with a 14-0 record after defeating Schoharie 7-1 in league action Tuesday. Brady Fureno had two doubles, a single, four RBIs and a run scored for the Hilltoppers (15-0, 14-0), while Nate Boley aded ...

Botch throws second no-hitter of season

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BERNE — The Mayfield Lady Panthers closed out their regular season with a 7-0 victory over Berne-Knox-Westerlo in Western Athletic Conference softball action Tuesday. Jillian Botch struck out 15 batters as she threw her second no-hitter of the season for Mayfield. Taryn LaFontaine had a ...

Lady Bills blank Gloversville, 10-0

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JOHNSTOWN — After dropping a 5-1 decision to Scotia-Glenville in the first game of a Foothills Council doubleheader, Johnstown rebounded to defeat inter-city rival Gloversville 10-0 on Senior Night at Johnstown High School. “We played a good game against Scotia first,” Johnstown coach ...

H.S. Baseball Roundup: Amsterdam cruises past Johnstown, 11-0

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JOHNSTOWN — Matt Murphy went 3-for-3 with a home run and three RBIs to power Amsterdam to an 11-0 victory over Johnstown in a Foothills Council baseball game at Johnstown High School on Monday. Peyton Ausfeld was 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI for the Rams, who won their 17th straight ...

AHS grad Boucaud qualifies for nationals

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COBLESKILL — SUNY Cobleskill freshman Kevon Boucaud (Amsterdam) has qualified for the 2019 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field National Championships to be hosted by the University of Mount Union from Alliance, Ohio at the SPIRE Institute of Geneva, Ohio from Thursday through ...

Late rally lifts Mayfield past Fonda-Fultonville

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GLOVERSVILLE — Kelsey Meca hit a two-out, bases-loaded, walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh inning to lift Mayfield to a 4-3 Western Athletic Conference victory over Fonda-Fultonville on Sunday in a game played at Gloversville High School. Meca’s hit plated Lindsey Hampton and ...

Amsterdam’s Santiago wins 400 meters at Eddy Meet

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SCHENECTADY — Amsterdam’s Lauren Santiago won the 400-meter dash Saturday at the 79th annual William F. Eddy Invitational at Schenectady High School. Santiago won with a school-record time of 56.07 seconds, which is the top time in the state this spring. Gabby Stanavich was third in the ...

Johnstown field hockey players selected to represent New York

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JOHNSTOWN — Four members of the Johnstown field hockey team, Cole Krempa, Emily Pertell, Emily Fleming and Taryn Ringer, have been selected to represent New York state at USA Field Hockey’s National Futures Championships. Emily Fleming and Taryn Ringer will be playing in the U16 ...

Royal Mountain to host motocross event

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CAROGA LAKE — The 32nd 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. Royal Mountain is a member of the Central New York Motocross Racers Association and the ...

Warner picks up modified win at Fonda

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FONDA — A caution with two laps left was not what Bobby Varin wanted but exactly what Rocky Warner needed. Varin was in control of the 30-lap modified feature, with Warner and Jessica Friesen locked in a battle for the runner-up spot when Darwin Greene clipped the fourth-turn wall and shun ...

H.S. Baseball Roundup: Patriots get past Huskies

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BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin-Perth baseball team won both ends of its Foothills Council doubleheader with Gloversville on Saturday. The Patriots won the first game, 14-6, and the second game, 5-2. Both games were played at B-P. In the first game, Justin Hertik had a triple, single, RBI ...

Johnstown seeded second in Class D

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JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown boys lacrosse team earned the second seed for the Section II Class D Tournament. The Sir Bills will host third-seeded Greenwich on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Knox Field. The teams split their regular-season meetings, with Johnstown winning at Greenwich, 9-5, on April 10 ...

H.S. Baseball Roundup: Amsterdam rolls past Johnstown

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AMSTERDAM — Matt Murphy had three doubles and two RBIs to power Amsterdam to a 13-3 victory over Johnstown in a Foothills Council baseball game Friday at Shuttleworth Park. Jeffrey Brennan went 3-for-4 with a triple and two RBIs for the Rams (16-1 overall, 12-0 Foothills), who won their ...

Mayfield-Northville sweeps WAC meet

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FORT PLAIN — The Mayfield-Northville boys and girls track and field teams posted wins over Berne-Knox-Westerlo and Fort Plain-Oppenheim-Ephatah/St. Johnsville on Thursday. In the boys meet, Mayfield-Northville topped FP-OESJ (85-51) and BKW (119-10) Shawn Allen (110-meter hurdles, 400 ...

AHS boys tennis loses to Schuylerville

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AMSTERDAM — Schuylerville won four of five singles matches on its way to a 6-1 victory over Amsterdam in a Foothills Council boys tennis match Thursday. Michael Gale, Aidan Edwards, Austin Gardner and Rachel McInerney won singles matches for the Black Horses. Justin Ashauer and Hollie ...

Sir Bills top Colonie in regular-season finale

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By PAUL WAGER The Leader-Herald JOHNSTOWN — Having lost for just the second time this season in its last outing, the Johnstown boys lacrosse team looked to bounce back and finish the regular season with a win Thursday. The Sir Bills did just that, notching an 11-1 victory over Colonie ...

H.S. Baseball Roundup: Amsterdam edges Broadalbin-Perth, 1-0

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AMSTERDAM — Michael Rocas had an RBI single in the eighth inning to score Peyton Ausfeld and lift Amsterdam to a 1-0 victory over Broadalbin-Perth in a Foothills Council baseball game at Shuttleworth Park on Thursday. Carson Cotugno and Andrew Bracchi combined on a one-hitter for the Rams, ...

H.S. Softball Roundup: Canajoharie tops Fonda-Fultonville, 11-5

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CANAJOHARIE — Canajoharie scored all 11 of its runs over the first three innings on its way to an 11-5 victory over Fonda-Fultonville in a Western Athletic Conference softball contest Thursday. Monica Hartlieb had a triple, single and three RBIs for the Lady Cougars, while Caitlyn Baker, ...