High Schools: Russom scores twice as Broadalbin-Perth boys’ soccer defeats Coxsackie

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HIGH SCHOOLS – No. 8 seed Broadalbin-Perth defeated Coxsackie-Athens 3-1 in the first round of the Section II Class B boys’ soccer tournament on Wednesday.

Landon Russom scored two goals for the Patriots (7-9-1), who led 1-0 at halftime before Adam Slater tied it on a header for Coxsackie in the second half.

Russom put the Patriots ahead again, 2-1, and Alex Rogers, who assisted on both of Russom’s goals, put the game away by scoring with eight minutes left.

B-P will play No. 1 seed Mechanicville on Saturday.

Also in Class B, Ichabod Crane defeated Johnstown 4-0.

In Class A, Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake shut out Amsterdam 3-0; Albany Academy blanked Gloversville 5-0, and South Glens Falls topped Mohonasen 3-1.

Brian Hughes had a goal and an assist for Burnt Hills.

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In the Section II Class C girls’ soccer tournament, Sydney Schell and Anderson Eggleston each scored two goals as OESJ rolled past Whitehall 7-0 in Class C.

Schell, who scored both of her goals on first-half penalty kicks, also assisted on goals by Lily Arduini and Jordan DeNinno in the first half as OESJ took a 5-0 lead.

Jade Bonneau made one save for OESJ, which will play Schoharie on Friday.

Also in Class C, Stephanie Martin scored in overtime on assists from Alaina Aschmutat and Anna Spadaro to give Galway a 1-0 victory over Duanesburg 1-0.

Eibhleann McElhinney made nine saves for the Eagles.

In Class CC, Mayfield advanced on penalty kicks after tying Berlin/New Lebanon 3-3 through regulation and overtime.

Abigail Chest scored two goals, and Jaidyn Chest scored one for Mayfield, and Abigail Chest, Jaidyn Chest and Madison Case all scored during the penalty kick series.

Rachael Frazier scored a goal, and Syd Rogers made two saves as Maple Hill blanked Corinth 1-0.

Maple Hill (10-2-4) will play Voorheesville at 3 p.m. Friday.

Also in Class CC, Chatham shut out Canajoharie 5-0.


Gloversville topped Amsterdam, 25-15, 25-20, 25-22, in a Foothills Council girls’ volleyball match.

Mckenzie Siler had three kills, five digs and two aces for Gloversville (6-6, 8-6), and Niah Rush had six service points and three aces.

Annie Fedullo led Amsterdam (3-11) with 12 service points and five kills, Kim Deida had three service points and two kills, and Payton Hoefs had 10 points, four kills and three digs.

South Glens Falls came back from down two sets to top Galway, 23-25, 24-26, 25-23, 25-15, 15-13, in a non-league match.

Kate McDonough had 25 kills, five blocks and four digs for the Bulldogs, Sydney Hart had 16 kills, four blocks and 10 acces and Haley Corso had 32 assists and nine digs.

Amber Kolpakas led Galway with 21 kills, Kailey Jankowski had 16 kills, Grace O’Brien had 36 assists and five blocks and Jayden DeVellis had 45 digs.

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