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High schools: Broadalbin-Perth cross-country sweeps the Invitational

Connor Couperus (17:32.10) and Rylee VanAlstine (17:54.00) finished second and third respectively to lead Broadalbin-Perth to the boys’ team title at the Broadalbin-Perth Cross Country Invitational on Saturday.

Cameron Abdella of Mayfield won the race in 17:16.00.

Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons’ Ben Youngs (18:22.80) and BP’s Jake Morin (18:47.90) round out the top five.

The Patriots scored 21 points, followed by Johnstown (48) and Bishop Gibbons (58).

On the girls’ side, Emma Frasier finished first in 20:52.20 to lead Broadalbin-Perth to the team title.


Casey Clarke’s goal gave Galway a 1-0 win over Cambridge/Salem in a Western Athletic Conference/Wasaren League Crossover Challenge game.

In other games, Stillwater beat Mayfield 2-0 behind goals from Landen Staie and Ben Rubenstein.

Andrew Snell scored four of his five goals in the first half as OESJ cruised to a 6-1 victory over Greenwich. Jordon Simzer added a goal and an assist for OESJ, while goaltender Colin Eakin made six saves. Christian VanDoren scored for Greenwich.

Maple Hill scored twice in each half in a 4-1 win over Northville in a battle of teams that entered Saturday undefeated. Gavin Haller scored twice and Dillon Halvax had three assists for Maple Hill. Liam Halloran scored the Northville goal.

In a non-league match, Noah Colburn scored three goals, all assisted by Sam Sunderland, as Canajoharie came back from a 3-1 deficit to beat Fonda-Fultonville 4-3 in a non-league match.

Fonda took a 2-0 lead on goals from Will Hernigle and Philip Garafalo before Canajoharie collected one when Tyler Lozier scored.

Landon Rose made it 3-1 for Fonda.


Isabella Estill scored 3:34 into overtime to bring Stillwater to a 1-0 win over Fonda-Fultonville in a Western Athletic Conference/Wasaren League Crossover Challenge game. Goalkeeper Fonda Fultonville Emma Crahan made 21 saves.

In other Challenge matches, Galway and Cambridge have tied 2-2. Alaina Aschmutat and Stephanie Martin scored for Galway. Cambridge got goals from Mia Ally and Addison Gates.

Tamarac took a 3-0 halftime lead and beat Northville 3-0. Leah Valovic scored both goals for Northville.

Queensbury beat Gloversville 6-0 in Foothills Council. Bayley Duffy led the Spartans with two goals and an assist. Ava Roca and Ava Stewart added a goal and an assist each. Allison Dittrich and Meredith Montgomery also scored for Queensbury. Goaltender Jalyn Smith made 14 saves for Gloversville.

Jillian Sassanella scored three goals as Broadalbin-Perth beat Greenville 3-2 in a non-league game.

Mianna Barboza and Olivia Rogers each had an assist for the Patriots.

Waterford-Halfmoon beat Mayfield 9-1. Abigail Chest scored for the Panthers, assisted by Jaiden Chest.


Johnstown scored four goals in the second quarter and then beat Vernon-Verona-Sherrill 5-0 in a non-league game.

Emily Pertell scored twice for the Lady Bills, and Cole Krempa, Ava Barker and Jena Barker also scored. Johnstown did not give up a shot on goal.


The Galway women’s volleyball team defeated Schuylerville, 25-10, 25-11, in the championship game of the annual Folds of Honor tournament hosted by Galway.

The Eagles went 5-1 in pool play, then beat Scotia-Glenville, 25-16, 25-7 in the semifinals. Schuylerville advanced to the final with a 25-18, 25-18 win over Waterford-Halfmoon.

Amber Kolpakas led Galway in the league game with 17 kills, Sophia Fasolino had 16 assists and two kills and Jayden DeVellis had 21 digs, 12 service points and one kill.

In Galway’s eight matches, Kolpakas had 47 kills, Fasolino had 62 assists, DeVellis had 79 digs, Grace O’Brien had 22 kills and 32 assists, and Kailey Jankowski contributed with 20 kills decisive and 13 recoveries.