High schools: Fonda-Fultonville, Broadalbin-Perth get wins for debuting football coaches


Fonda-Fultonville gave head football coach Mike Mancini a win in his debut as the Braves rallied from a two-score deficit to beat Section III’s Central Valley Academy 13-12. 

Owen Hicks accounted for all 13 Fonda-Fultonville points on touchdown runs of 8 and 5 yards. After taking the lead in the fourth quarter, Fonda-Fultonville’s Nate Mycek came up with a crucial interception that sealed the win.

Also victorious in his head coaching debut was Broadalbin-Perth’s Rick Wallace, as the Patriots pulled out a 14-6 win over Mechanicville/Hoosic Valley. Sam Hotaling ran for 55 yards and a touchdown for the Patriots, Tanner Christman blocked a punt and the defense held Mechanicville/Hoosic Valley to 119 total yards.

In Foothills Council girls’ soccer action, Madison Cebula and Madisyn Meca scored on either side of halftime and Carolyn Sculco recorded a shutout with three saves as Amsterdam beat South Glens Falls 2-0. South Glens Falls goalie Elena Kennedy made 11 saves.

Victoria Piteri scored the only goal in Schuylerville’s 1-0 win over Broadalbin-Perth. Anna Armstrong recorded the shutout for Schuylerville with five saves, while Broadalbin-Perth goalie Mairead Marsden finished with 10 saves.

Scotia-Glenville beat Glens Falls 2-0. Lily Dempsey and Susan Sidlauskas scored for Scotia-Glenville, and Kortney Clark made three saves for the shutout. Glens Falls goalie Sarah Wolfstich stopped nine shots.

In non-league play, Mayfield defeated Gloversville 4-0, with Abigal Chest and Cloey Dopp each scoring two goals. Kaylee Klymkow added two assists, and Sallyann Agerter posted a shutout with two saves.

Samuel Sunderland scored a goal in each half in Canajoharie’s 5-2 win over Fonda-Fultonville in a non-league boys’ soccer matchup between Western Athletic Conference rivals. Also scoring for the Cougars were Gavin Colburn, Noah Colburn and Brady Toher. Jonah Bluvas and Adam Saltsman scored for Fonda-Fultonville.

OESJ beat Little Falls 6-3, with Drew Snell scoring four goals to lead the Wolves. Dylan Barnes and Jordan Simzer added a goal apiece.



Queensbury 176, Broadalbin-Perth 180

Q: Tanner Fearman 37, Liam Levack 43, Brodie Lanoir 45, Oliver Coughlan 51. B-P: Derek Goebel 43, Colin Cotter 44, Landon Russom 46, Lorenzo Tambasco 47.


Galway 15, Berne-Knox-Westerlo 0

G: Josh Lovelass 41, Eric Zelezniak 43, Andy Miller 43, Matthew Jones 60. BKW: Owen Lounsbury 55, Justin Murphy 55, Matthew Cyr 57, Gavin Lyons 67.



Broadalbin-Perth 94, Johnstown 105

Broadalbin-Perth 149, Queensbury 156

Queensbury 90, Johnstown 105

B-P: Mairead Marsden 43, Giayna Abel 51, Tori Tambasco 55. J: Mollie Kortz 47, Claire Anderson 58. Q: Tekla Fine-Lease 36, Bayley Duffy 54, Lilly Beauchamp 66.

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