Ringer powers Lady Bills to 4-0 victory over Tartans

The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager Johnstown’s Taryn Ringer (1) looks to shoot as Scotia-Glenville’s Olivia Geniti (4) and Rachel Rosenburg, right, defend during Thursday’s Foothills Council field hockey game at Knox Field in Johnstown. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

JOHNSTOWN — Taryn Ringer scored all four goals to lead Johnstown to a 4-0 victory over Scotia-Glenville in a Foothills Council field hockey game at Knox Field on Thursday.

With the goals, Ringer, a junior, surpassed the 200-point mark for her career. She has 204 points with 87 goals and 30 assists. Goals count for two points toward the career total.

Ringer scored twice in each half, with the first goal coming on an assist from Anna Lee on a penalty corner with 15:34 left in the first half.

Ringer made it 2-0 with 12:44 to play in the first half with an unassisted goal.

Johnstown, which posted a 4-1 win at Scotia-Glenville on Sept. 5, maintained its two-goal advantage into the break.

“We know we can’t take our earlier victories for granted in the second-half of the season,” Johnstown coach Christine Krempa said. “Everybody’s biggest game this year is Johnstown and everybody is looking to take us out.”

In the second half, Ringer scored just 1:42 into the new half on an assist from Lee on another penalty corner.

Ringer closed out the scoring with 10:19 left in the game on an assist from Emily Fleming to make the final score 4-0.

Abby VanValkenburgh made five saves to post the shutout in goal for the Lady Bills, who outshot the Tartans by a 26-11 margin.

“Abby made a couple of nice saves today,” Krempa said.

It was the fifth shutout of the season for Johnstown.

Isabella Warfield finished with nine stops for Scotia-Glenville.

Johnstown (8-0 overall, 7-0 Foothills) is scheduled to host Columbia on Saturday at 10 a.m. at Knox Field in a non-league contest.

Schuylerville 5, Gloversville 0

SCHUYLERVILLE — Izzy Reitano-Stayer connected for three goals to lead the Black Horses to victory over Gloversville Thursday at Schuylerville High School.

Eliza Barton picked up a goal and an assist for Schuylerville, while Hunter Phillips added a goal and Lainey Koval and Ella Welsh had assists.

Kimi Hastings made 12 stops in goal for Gloversville, while Lizzie Goodspeed made three saves for Schuylerville.

The Black Horse held a 14-2 advantage in penalty corner over the Huskies.

Queensbury 6, Glens Falls 0

QUEENSBURY — Kileigh Bouyea had two goals and an assist, while Hailey Ballard added a goal and two assists to lead Queensbury to a shut out over Glens Falls.

Jordan Bentley added a pair of goals for the Lady Spartans, while Lindsey Allen added a goal. and Kelsey Zehr had an assist.

Cassidy Harrington collected 18 saves in goal for glens Falls, while Kamdyn Bashant made two stops for Queensbury, which also held a 15-1 edge in penalty corners in the match.

By Paul Wager

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