Girls Soccer Roundup: Lady Bills blank Lady Patriots for second straight win

JOHNSTOWN – After starting the season with four losses and two ties in the first six games, the Johnstown girls soccer team has posted wins in its last two outings.

The latest came Wednesday with a 3-0 win over Broadalbin-Perth in a Foothills Council South Division contest.

The Lady Bills scored all three goals in the opening half.

“In the first half, we dominated,” Johnstown coach Jennifer Claus said. “We played very aggressive and with a lot of intensity. We also moved the ball very well.”

Ally Queeney had a goal and an assist for the Lady Bills, while Jenna Thompson and Jesse VanNostrand also scored.

“They outworked us in every aspect in the first half,” Broadalbin-Perth coach Rob Klug said. “[Johnstown] connected and put the ball in the back of the net.”

In the second half, both teams had chances but failed to score, keeping the final score at 3-0.

“We played better in the second half, but the damage was already done,” Klug said. “[Johnstown] played a great game and we were chasing the game the whole night.”

Allison Morey made eight saves to post the shutout win in goal for Johnstown, which posted an 8-0 win over Glens Falls on Monday.

“Winning these last two games has been a boost for our confidence,” Claus said.

Emily Denman finished with seven saves for Broadalbin-Perth, which has lost three straight.

Johnstown (2-4-2 overall, 2-3-2 Foothills) is slated to host Gloversville in its Pink Out game Friday at 7 p.m.

Broadalbin-Perth (1-6 overall, 1-6 Foothills) is scheduled to host Scotia-Glenville on Friday at 3:45 p.m.


Northville 3, Fort Plain 1

NORTHVILLE – Bri Bace, Jill Hadland and Hannah Coupas scored to lead Northville to a WAC victory over Fort Plain.

Baileigh Behan scored the lone goal for Fort Plain (2-7 overall, 2-5 WAC).

Northville (6-3 overall, 5-1 WAC) improved to 5-0 at home this season with the win.

The Lady Falcons are slated to travel to Berne-Knox-Westerlo on Friday for a 4:30 p.m. contest.

Fonda-Fultonville 4, Mekeel Christian 0

FONDA – Emma Rhodes netted a hat trick to lead Fonda-Fultonville to a WAC victory over Mekeel Christian Academy.

Alyssa Duval had a goal and two assists for the Lady Braves.

Ryleigh Hesch finished with seven saves to post the shutout win in goal for Fonda-Fultonville (4-4 overall, 3-3 WAC).

Rebekkah Dean made 15 saves for Mekeel Christian (2-6 WAC).

Mayfield 2, Canajoharie 2

MAYFIELD – Shelby Dopp had a goal and an assist to help Mayfield earn a draw with Canajoharie in a WAC contest.

Camryn Meca also scored for the Lady Panthers.

Meghan Dingman and Hannah Smith scored for Canajoharie (3-2-2 WAC).

Sydney Benton finished with seven saves for Mayfield (1-5-1 overall, 1-3-1 WAC), while Abby Smith made three stops for the Lady Cougars.

Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville 5, Duanesburg 0

DUANESBURG – After a scoreless first half, Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville scored five goals in the second half to post a WAC victory over Duanesburg.

It was the fifth straight win for the Lady Wolves.

Addie Brundage had two goals and two assists for OESJ (6-1 overall, 5-0 WAC), while Fontana LaCoppola finished with a goal and an assist. Emily Engle and Ashley Engle also scored for the Lady Wolves and Alexis Romeyn added an assist.

Caitlin Handy made just one save to notch the shutout win in goal for OESJ, which outshot Duanesburg 18-1.

Madison Stealey finished with 11 saves for Duanesburg.

Center State Conference

Cooperstown 4, Dolgeville 1

COOPERSTOWN -Kate Trosset, Danielle Perrino and Delaney Holohan each had a goal and an assist to lift Cooperstown to a win over Dolgeville.

Taylor Keane also scored for the Hawkeyes.

Hannah Spofford scored the lone goal for Dolgeville on an assist from Sarah George.

Sam Wehner made seven saves to earn the win in goal for Cooperstown. Bobbie-Lee Hall made 17 saves for Dolgeville (3-3-1 overall, 1-2-1 CSC).

Northern Soccer League

Willsboro 9, Wells 1

WILLSBORO – Trina Bigelow finished with three goals and two assists to lead Willsboro to a win over Wells on Tuesday.

Olivia Politi had two goals for Willsboro, while, Darrian Sweatt posted a goal and two assists. Rylee Pieison had a goal and an assist for Willsboro and Katie Wilkins and Devi Lee also scored.

Joy Trezise scored the lone goal for Wells on an assist from Jonni Stuart.

Katelynn Doyle made three saves for Willsboro, while Sierra Mauro and Cassandra Mattice combined to make 16 saves for Wells (0-6 overall).

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