Rogers scores twice in Patriots win over Schuylerville

BROADALBIN — Broadalbin-Perth put heavy pressure on the Schuylerville goal early in the match, but it was the Black Horses that put their first goal of the match on the board.

Reid Rockhill tucked the ball inside the near post for the Schuyerville goal.

The Patriots went back to work with Sam Rogers finishing off assists from Nick Bianco and Jack Dunlap for a 2-0 advantage at the half.

The teams continued to put together scoring opportunities throughout the second half but could not add to the scoring giving Broadalbin-Perth the 2-1 Foothills Council victory Saturday at Patriot Field at Broadalbin-Perth High School.

Broadalbin-Perth goalkeeper Luigi D’aniello collected seven saves on eight Schuylerville shots and Anthony Kelly had five saves for Schuylerville.

The Patriots held a slim 10-8 advantage in shots on goal and 8-6 in corner kicks.

Queensbury 2, Gloversville 1

QUEENSBURY — Due to unplayable field conditions on their home field, Gloversville made the trip north to play Queensbury on the Dome Field Saturday morning.

In a hard-fought match, the Dragons fell to Queensbury 2-1 in their Foothills Council and season opener.

Jude Jordi-Donnely accounted for the Spartans first half goal off an assist from Max Roca 4:25 into the match.

Kell Gavin finished off a pass from Ian Rathbun midway through the second half before Gloversville’s Emran Abbas put a pass from Kazuma Lomanto into the back of the net with just under 10 minutes left to put the final score at 2-1.

Sean Seeley made two saves in goal for the Spartans on three Gloversville attempts, while Justin Kemmet had four saves on six Queensbury attempts.

South Glens Falls 5,

Amsterdam 0

AMSTERDAM — Xander Novack delivered a four-goal performance for South Glens Falls as the Bulldogs posted a 5-0 victory in their league opener.

Novack finished a pass from Ryan Ing early in the match and Nate Marx added a second goal to give the bulldogs a 2-0 halftime advantage.

Novack added an unassisted goal two minutes into the second half before finishing assists from Christian Parin and Ing in the second half to complete the Texas hat trick.

Scotia-Glenville 2, Glens Falls 1, OT

GLENS FALLS — Connor Raven hit the Golden Goal off an assist from Sam Storti to lift the Tartans to victory in overtime Saturday at Putt Lamay Field in Glens Falls.

Kofi Jack hit an unassisted first half goal to open the scoring for Scotia-Glenville, while Ian Collins finished a long pass from Landon Baglio for the game-tying goal late in the first half.

The teams battled through a scoreless second half, leading up to Raven’s game-winning goal.

By Paul Wager