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McCart leads Hoosick Falls past Johnstown for Section II Class C field hockey title

McCart leads Hoosick Falls past Johnstown for Section II Class C field hockey title

SCHUYLERVILLE — Emma McCart left her imprint on another championship game, and another win for Hoosick Falls over Johnstown.The junior star scored a goal in each of the first three quarters to help the Panthers deny the Lady Bills 3-0 in the Section II Class C field hockey final at Schuylerville High School Sunday afternoon.As an eighth-grader in 2018, McCart delivered the lone goal when Hoosick Falls edged Johnstown 1-0 to secure the area small-school…
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Area squads gear up for Section II championships

Area squads gear up for Section II championships

By Adam Shinder and Paul WagerThe Leader-HeraldSeveral teams from across the Fulton County area will be playing for Section II championships in the coming days.The Mayfield and OESJ boys’ soccer teams both had their championship games, which were originally scheduled for Saturday, postponed into the early part of next week due to forecasted inclement weather.Meanwhile, Johnstown field hockey will be in action this weekend, looking to defend the Section II Class C title it won…
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OESJ edges Northville in Class D semifinal clash

OESJ edges Northville in Class D semifinal clash

GLOVERSVILLE -- In their last three meetings, one goal was all that separated the Northville and Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville girls' soccer teams. With a spot in the Section II Class D championship on the line, the margin remained the same, with the third-seeded Wolves posting a 2-1 victory over the second-seeded Falcons in a Class D semifinal contest at Gloversville High School on Thursday. It was OESJ's sixth straight win and seventh in its last eight…
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Gloversville to face Scotia-Glenville in regular-season finale

Gloversville to face Scotia-Glenville in regular-season finale

 Heading into the final week of the regular-season, the Gloversville football team is looking to build momentum for the postseason.The Huskies will look for their second straight win when they travel to Scotia-Glenville tonight for a 7 p.m. contest at Hitchcock Field.“Every game is important. You want to do the best job you can do and get better at your skill and craft,” coach Robare said. “There are no games we take off. We play…
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Mayfield, Maple Hill to play for Section II boys’ soccer Class C title

Mayfield, Maple Hill to play for Section II boys’ soccer Class C title

TROY - The climb to the Section II title will see the Mayfield boys' soccer team face one final hill.It will be a steep one as the Panthers will face perennial Class C power Maple Hill for this year's crown on Saturday.Mayfield and Maple Hill both punched their tickets to the title game with semifinal victories Wednesday at La Salle Institute.The second-seeded Panthers posted a 4-1 victory over sixth-seeded Middleburgh, while the top-seeded Wildcats notched…
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Mechanicville boys’ soccer outlasts Broadalbin-Perth in OT, advances to Class B final

Mechanicville boys’ soccer outlasts Broadalbin-Perth in OT, advances to Class B final

GLOVERSVILLE — Mechanicville has scored exactly 300 goals over its last two boys’ soccer seasons, but No. 300 was easily the most memorable.For now.Coach Mike Ciulla’s team dominated Wasaren League play during its spring season, running off 15 straight wins, but a league championship was as far as Mechanicville could go with the Section II tournament called off due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.Back on the pitch this fall, Mechanicville picked up right where it…
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