High schools: Broadalbin-Perth girls reach soccer semifinals

High schools: Broadalbin-Perth girls reach soccer semifinals

Broadalbin-Perth advanced Saturday to the Section II Class B girls’ soccer tournament semifinals with a 2-0 overtime win against Ichabod Crane. In Broadalbin-Perth’s win, the teams played to a 0-0 tie through regulation. Brooke Bush scored off an assist from Jackie Fisher in the first overtime, then Fisher scored in the second overtime off an assist from Jules Huckans. Mairead Marsden made seven saves for Broadalbin-Perth and Ashles Ames had 25 for Ichabod Crane. Also in Saturday’s quarterfinals, top-ranked Schalmont advanced with a 6-0 win against Tamarac. Gianna Viscusi scored two goals, while Gianna Cirilla, Gabriela Amoroso, Simone Cassano and…
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After wild comeback, Gloversville beats Amsterdam on penalties in Class A boys’ soccer tournament

After wild comeback, Gloversville beats Amsterdam on penalties in Class A boys’ soccer tournament

Photo Caption: Gloversville goalkeeper Justin Kemmet and teammate Dane Dillenback go after a corner kick against Amsterdam on Wednesday. PETER R. BARBER/THE LEADER-HERALD GLOVERSVILLE — Justin Kemmet kept his head clear and his mission simple. The Gloversville senior goalkeeper knew that his performance in a penalty shootout against Amsterdam on Wednesday in the first round of the Section II Class A boys’ soccer tournament was going to be the difference between the Dragons moving on in the postseason or going home, so Kemmet recalled the private goalie coaching that “unfolded” his entire goalkeeping career. “Just go to the side,” Kemmet…
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High Schools: Broadalbin-Perth girls’ soccer falls to Scotia-Glenville 4-0

High Schools: Broadalbin-Perth girls’ soccer falls to Scotia-Glenville 4-0

Rylee O’Connor scored twice to give Scotia-Glenville a 2-0 lead in the first half, and Lucy Crounse headed in two more as the Tartans defeated Broadalbin-Perth 4-0 in Foothills Council girls’ soccer on Tuesday. Sake Luke had two assists for the Tartans, and Kortney Clark made five saves. In Suburban Council girls’ soccer, Shenendehowa scored three straight goals to go up 3-1 and defeated Saratoga Springs 4-2. Sam Torres had a goal and an assist, and Amelia Cataldo made 13 saves as Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake blanked Guilderland 2-0. --- Help us bring this news to you, check out our subscribe…
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Stephen Sean DiGiovanni

Stephen Sean DiGiovanni

Stephen Sean DiGiovanni, 45, of Saratoga Springs, NY, died unexpectedly on July 26, 2021, from a short illness, with his loving wife and best friends at his side. His loss was completely unexpected and his family and friends are deeply saddened. Stephen was born on May 11, 1976, to Stephen and RoseMary DiGiovanni in Staten Island, New York. Stephen attended Mount Anthony Senior Union High School in Bennington, VT. and was passionate about music and the culinary arts. After graduating high school, Stephen attended Utica College, where he received his BA degree in journalism; SUNY Schenectady County Community College, where…
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