Border Country Sports-October 21st
Good Morning! With the Border Country Sports Report, I'm Keith Harrington.
Blue Devils Shuts Out Mill River on Senior Day
It was Senior Day for the Poultney girls soccer team, and they sent their soon to be graduates out in fine style as the Blue Devils shutout Mill River 4-0 on Thursday afternoon.
Poultney jumped out to a 3-0 lead at the half and it was more than enough as they held off Mill River the rest of the way.
Junior Kait DeBonis led the Blue Devils attack with a hat trick in the contest. DeBonis gave Poultney a 1-0 lead off an assist from Annie Taylor.
Senior Hannah Welch struck next to give her team a 2-0 lead.
DeBonis scored another goal midway through the first half and concluded the scoring with a second half tally.
Kenzie Ezzo picked up the shutout in goal for Poultney.
The Blue Devils honored seniors Welch, Genesis Mead, Emily Handley, Erica Woodbury and Laura Winter before the game.
Poultney is now 6-7. Mill River ends the season 1-13.
Fair Haven Rolls Behind Love's Four Goals
Fair Haven recovered from their first loss of the season in a big way as they rolled over Otter Valley Thursday at LaPlaca Field.
Brittney Love led the Slaters with four goals in the contest.
Maddy Perry, Ayame Merkel, Lily Briggs and Clara Young also scored for Fair Haven.
Elizabeth Love added three assists.
Seniors Brittney Love, Ella Kuehn and Holly Gannon were honored before the game.
Fair Haven is now 12-1 on the season.
Salem Advances in Girls Soccer
Salem trailed by a goal, but rallied for three goals of their own as they defeated Spa Catholic 3-1 in a Section II Class D opening round match.
The Saints led 1-0 at the break but the Generals scored three times in the final 40 minutes.
Sophia Keys, Sierra Phillips and Rily Gallagher scored for Salem.
Isabella Garrison had seven saves in goal for the Generals.
Sydney Carracci scored for the Saints.
Salem advances to meet #2 Northville Monday at 5:30 p.m. in the semifinals at Stillwater.
Salem-Cambridge Falls to Schuylerville to End Season
The Salem-Cambridge field hockey team saw their season come to an end at the hands of Schuylerville, falling to the Black Horses 3-2 in a Class C quarterfinal match.
Daisy Mehan scored the game-winning goal for Schuylerville in the third quarter to break a 2-2 tie.
Averie Koval and Erin Dunne also scored for the Black Horses.
Salem led 2-0 in the first half behind goals from Lexi Carey and Mary Kate McPhee.
Petra Gamage had four saves in goal for Schuylerville.
Schuylerville, the #4 seed, moves on to play #1 Hoosick Falls in the semifinals next Thursday at Afrim Sports.
Lake George Volleyball Tops Spartans
Everything the Lake George volleyball team has done this season has been impressive. The Warriors added another strong win to their ledger Thursday evening, topping Queensbury 3-1 to remain unbeaten on the season.
It was a battle of two of the area's most powerful volleyball programs. Lake George is in first place in the Adirondack League, while the Spartans sit on top of the Foothills Council.
Maddie Burke had 28 digs and 11 kills to lead the Warriors.
Shannon Starratt contributed 27 assists, three kills and 16 digs for the Warriors. Cayla Stone chipped in 10 kills and 11 blocks. Grace York had 23 digs.
Kaliyah Davis recorded 13 kills and 23 digs for the Spartans. Lacey Russell added 24 digs. Lilly Slattery had 12 kills and 11 digs, while Madie Sheehan had six kills and two blocks.
Lake George is now 15-0. Queensbury is 14-2.
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With the Border Country Sports Report I'm Keith Harrington.
Photo Credit-Brooke DeBonis