Hoosick Falls girls earn No. 3 seed in Class D sectionals
HOOSICK, N.Y. — The Hoosick Falls girls lacrosse team will be the No. 3 seed in the Class D sectional tournament, set to begin this week.
The Panthers will take on No. 6 Cohoes in a quarterfinal matchup Friday at home.
Hoosick Falls (8-7) finished the regular season strong, winning its last four games.
The winner of that game plays the winner of the Academy of Holy Names and Greenwich contest.
Patriots win in OT
BENNINGTON — The Mount Anthony boys lacrosse team picked up a big Marble Valley League win topping Rutland 10-9 in overtime Wednesday at Vets Home Field.
The game was tied at 1-1 for a while, before MAU took advantage and went up 4-1.
The Raiders battled back to grab a 6-5 lead before the half.
The game remained back and forth throughout the second half and Rutland scored a goal late to force overtime.
Jeff Potter came up clutch for the Patriots in the extra period, scoring the game-winning goal.
Potter led the way with four goals and three assists for MAU.
Carson Morgan and Max Noyes both had two goals, while Owen Hansen and Colin Gauthier tallied a goal apiece. Gauthier also had three assists on the day.
MAU improves to 3-8 and plays Brattleboro at home Saturday.
Lane dominates MSJ
ARLINGTON — Arlington baseball senior Jack Lane turned in a gem on the mound against Mount Saint Joseph Wednesday in a 9-0 Eagles win.
Lane allowed just one hit and struck out 16 batters as MSJ had no answer for the right-hander.
The Arlington bats supported Lane well throughout. Linus Bialojan went 3-for-4 at the plate, while Kolby Naaktgeboren, Taylor Therriault and Kolby Wilkins all had multi-hit games.
The Eagles improve to 4-6 and play Stratton Mountain on their home field tomorrow, but will be the away team.
BBA's Morgantini hits walk-off
MANCHESTER — Burr and Burton baseball's John Morgantini played the hero Wednesday afternoon with a walk-off hit to propel BBA to a 3-2 win against Rutland.
BBA jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first and held that lead all the way to the seventh, where the Raiders scored two unearned runs.
Morgantini drove in freshman Will Addington to win the game in the seventh.
Addington and Chandler Pouk both went 2-for-3 on the day.
John Rodriguez started on the mound for the Bulldogs, going 4 2/3 innings and allowing four hits.
Ethan Senecal came on in relief and pitched 2 1/3, allowing two hits.
BBA improves to 9-2 and plays rival Mount Anthony on the road Friday.
MAU edges Lenox
LENOX, Mass. — The Mount Anthony girls tennis continued its second half of the season resurgence with a 3-2 win against Lenox Wednesday afternoon.
The win is MAU's fifth in its last six matches.
The Patriots won at No. 1 singles with Bao Bao Schuang taking the match 6-3, 6-1.
At No. 2 singles, Hayleigh Loomis won in straight sets 6-2, 6-4.
Carly Bylina dropped her match at No. 3 singles for MAU, losing in straight sets.
Chloe Gore and Lexi Gerow also came out on the losing end at No. 1 doubles, while Regina MacDonald and Zoey Amoroso won at No. 2 doubles for the Patriots in straight sets.
MAU improves to 5-6 and plays Rutland on the road today.
Hoosick tops Cambridge
VALLEY FALLS, N.Y. — The Hoosick Falls baseball team qualified for the sectional tournament with a 3-1 win against rival Cambridge Wednesday at Chapko Stadium.
Hoosick Falls scored a run apiece in the second and third, before Cambridge added one its own in the bottom third.
The score remained 2-1 Panthers for a while, before Hoosick Falls added another run in the seventh.
Evan Webster was the star for the Panthers Wednesday. Webster threw a complete game on the mound, allowing just three hits and racking up nine strike outs.
Webster handled the bat well too, with a RBI single and double.
Jake Sparks had two singles and a RBI for Hoosick Falls.
Ben Epler had a strong day offensively for Cambridge with two doubles and a RBI.
Brody Bissonette and Nethanel Woodcock combined to pitch for Cambridge.
Hoosick Falls improves to 7-5 on the year and plays a doubleheader today on the road at Hoosic Valley. It will start with a 3:30 first pitch against Hoosic Valley and finish with a game against Greenwich.
Cambridge plays Mechanicville at home today.
Cambridge lax wins
CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. — The Cambridge boys lacrosse team outscored Lansingburgh by six goals in the second half and that was enough to run away with a 16-7 win Wednesday at home.
The Indians jumped out to a 4-3 lead after one quarter and extended that by a pair of goals before the half.
Cambridge dominated the second half, scoring eight more goals en route to the win.
Gabe Sgambettera led the way for the Indians with six goals and one assist.
Jamie Olvera added four goals, while Calvin Schneider scored three times.
Travis Koziol made seven saves for the Indians, while his counterpart made 12.
Cambridge plays Maple Hill today at home.
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