Local NY soccer athletes named to all-state team

HOOSICK, N.Y. — Three local girls soccer players were named to the New York Sportswriters Association all-state team Monday.

Hoosick Falls attacker Taylor Mann was named to the Class C second team, while Panthers attacker Darian Morgan and Cambridge attacker Miranda Seacord were both named to the Class C fourth team.

Mann scored 23 goals for Hoosick Falls, while Morgan scored 21. Seacord led the Indians with 22 goals.

Hoosick Falls drops 3 of 4

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — The Hoosick Falls bowling team lost 3 of 4 points in a tough match on the road against Saratoga Catholic on Monday.

Despite the loss the Panthers bowled well, with a match total of 3435 pins to Saratoga's 3505. Senior captain A.J. Hurlburt had a high game of 245 with 622 pins total (245-622) and freshman Erin McCart (226-600) led the way for Hoosick Falls.

Micaela Barbolt (225-649) and Tim Barrett (263-666) led Saratoga Catholic.

Other top scores for Hoosick Falls included: Owynn Arnold (215-596), Brody Mullen (243-579), Evan Webster (227-551), Colin King (189-536), Meghan Backes (214), Colin Cipperly (191), Lilli Williams (189), Patrick Smith (174), Riley Hayes (170) and Jordyn Wilwol (165).

The loss drops the Panthers record to 9-3, as they look to bounce back on the road against Granville Wednesday, before hosting North Warren on Thursday.

Cambridge athletes honored for academics

CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. — The Cambridge Central School District announced that all five of its fall varsity athletic teams: football, golf, boys soccer, girls soccer and volleyball have been recognized as NYSPHSAA Scholar Athlete teams for the fall season.

To achieve this honor, teams are required that 75 percent of their roster carry a GPA of 90.00 or higher when averaged together. In addition, all the athletes carrying a GPA of 90.00 or higher, will receive a pin and be considered an Individual Scholar Athlete. Cambridge has 47 varsity fall scholar athletes who will receive a pin.

Catamount wrestling sign-ups

BENNINGTON — Catamount Wrestling Club sign-ups are December 15th from 5 p.m. until 7 at Mount Anthony Union High School in the cafeteria.

There is a MAU wrestling match that night and all the wrestlers that sign up will get in free.

The starting date for the club is the first week of January.

They are also looking for volunteers to help with coaching. For more information, contact Paul Monick at (315) 263-3517 or go to Facebook and search Catamount Wrestling Club.

American Poolplayers Association looking for players

BRATTLEBORO — The APA Pool League, sanctioned by the American Poolplayers Association (APA), is now forming teams throughout Windham, Windsor and Bennington counties in Southern Vermont under the guidance of the new franchisee owner, Kala Fisher.

"I'm excited to bring APA League Play back to the area. Pool is a great way to have fun while getting to know new people," said Fisher.

Each APA Pool League team consists of five to eight amateur players who compete seasonally or year-round in weekly league play. The APA's copyrighted handicap system, The Equalizer, gives amateur players the opportunity to compete equally with players of different levels of skill. By participating in weekly league play, members can qualify to compete in three Championships that award over $1.5 Million in guaranteed cash and prizes every year.

The APA, based in Lake Saint Louis, Mo., sanctions the world's largest amateur pool league, known as the APA Pool League throughout the United States,as the Canadian Pool League in Canada, and the Japanese Pool League in Japan. Nearly 250,000 members compete in weekly 8-Ball and 9-Ball league play. The APA is generally recognized as the Governing Body of Amateur Pool, having established the official rules, championships, formats and handicap systems for the sport of amateur billiards.

The APA produces three major tournaments each year — the APA World Pool Championships, the APA Poolplayer Championships and the U.S. Amateur Championship — that, together, pay out nearly $1.5 million in cash and prizes annually.

For more information or to get signed up with the APA, please contact Kala Fisher at 978-790-3251 or by email at southernvermontapa@gmail.com. Or you can visit the official APA website at poolplayers.com.


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