Boys Soccer Roundup: Patriots cruise to victory over Scotia-Glenville, 6-1

Broadalbin-Perth’s Ryan Hertik (29) and Scotia-Glenville’s Kofi Jack (2) battle for a ball during Monday’s Foothills Council game at Patriot Field in Broadalbin. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

BROADALBIN — Led by Kyle Denman’s three-goal, two-assist performance, the Broadalbin-Perth Patriots picked up their second-straight victory, defeating Scotia-Glenville 6-1 Monday afternoon at Patriot Field at Broadalbin-Perth High School.

“We came right out of the gate and moved the ball extremely well. We crated opportunities and were able to capitalize on them,” Broadalbin-Perth coach Brian Henry said.

The Patriots outplayed Scotia with a 21-13 advantage in shots on goal and a 5-4 edge in corner kicks.

Sam Rogers added two goals and an assist for the Patriots, while Ian Schwartz had a goal and an assist and Hunter Monks chipped in with an assist.

“We probably played our best game of the season today,” Henry said.

Connor Raven scored for the Tartans (1-5-0 overall) in the final minute of play to break up the shutout.

Broadalbin-Perth (7-1-0 overall) will host Schuylerville in a Foothills Council division crossover match at 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Patriot Field.

Queensbury 5, Glens Falls 2

GLENS FALLS — Queensbury jumped out to a 2-0 halftime advantage and added three second-half goals to improve to 5-1-1 in the Foothills Council standings.

Riley Grant and Asa Edwards connected for the Spartans’ first-half goals, while Edwards, Peter Crawford and Alejandro Garcia-Barrientos scored in the second 40 minutes. Teddy Borgos collected for assists on the day, while Edwards and Crawford had one apiece.

The Indians (2-4-2 overall, 2-1-2 Foothills) got goals from Cyrus Guillet and Nate Greenwood, while Jack Motsiff and Ian Collins picked up assists.

Glens Falls goalkeeper Ben DiFiore collected 20 saves in goal, while Ethan Willis and Connor White combined for four saves in goal for Queensbury.


Fort Plain 3, OESJ 1

ST. JOHNSVILLE — Fort Plain got a pair of first-half goals from Ethan Reese and Joe LeMoine and held off a second-half surge from OESJ to deal the Wolves their first loss of the season.

LeMoine added a second half goal to push the score to 3-0 before Mason Snell finished a pass from Jacob Snell to break up the shutout.

The Wolfpack out shot Fort Plain 11-6 and held a 9-3 edge in corner kicks.

Mayfield 5, Bishop Gibbons 4, OT

SCHENECTADY — Colby Brandow chased down a loose ball and dribbled the game-winning goal into the net with three minutes left in overtime to give the Panthers the league win.

For Brandow, it was his third goal of the match to go with an assist, while Jake Petoff and Kenny Denise added goals and Brody Deal added two assists.

Connor Barber picked up two second-half goals for Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons, including the game-tying goal with 12 minutes remaining.

Nick Gosh and Andrew Bakki also scored for the Knights

For the match Mayfield held a 12-7 advantage in shots on goal and 6-2 in corner kicks.

Mekeel Christian 3, Canajoharie 2

CANAJOHARIE — Mekeel Christian scored three times in the first half and held off a second-half surge by the Cougars to take home the league victory.

Len’s Lima scored two of the first-half goals for the Lions, while Levi Armao got an assist on Eli Lillienthals’ goal.

Cody Haig and Alex Blanchard scored for Canajoharie.

Schoharie 4, Northville 0

SCHOHARIE — The Indians beat the clock with a first-half goal with one-second left on the clock and added three second-half goals to improve to 5-0-0 in the league.

Dylan Hotaling registered the first-half goal, while Daniel Bernhardt, Noah Fagnani and Dustin Bengtson scored in the second 40 minutes for Schoharie.

Schoharie finished with a 19-9 edge in shots on goal and 3-1 in corner kicks.

Daniel VanNostrand collected four saves in goal for the Falcons, while Bailey Smart had seven saves for Schoharie.

Northville (4-3-0 overall, 3-2 WAC) will return home to play Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Galway 6, Fonda-Fultonville 1

FONDA — Rowan Smith scored a second-half hat trick to lead the Golden Eagles to the league win Monday at Fonda-Fultonville High School.

Carson Scribner, Braden Boudreau and Kolby Kieft round out the Galway scoring.

Dylan Livingston collected Fonda-Fultonville’s goal off an assist from Korey Davis in the 64th minute of play.

By Paul Wager

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