Border Country Sports-October 26th
Good Morning! With the Border Country Sports Report, I'm Keith Harrington.
Tanagers Advance to Volleyball Quarterfinals
Despite sweeping Fort Edward during the regular season the Hartford volleyball certainly couldn't take anything for granted. The Flying Forts came into sectional play peaking at the right time and were coming off an upset over Argyle.
The Tanagers made sure they didn't look past their first round sectional oppoenent as they defeated Fort Edward 3-1 in the opening round of the Class D tournament.
Set scores 25-18, 16-25, 25-19, 25-20 victory.
Addison Potts filled up the scoresheet for Hartford, ending the match with 13 kills, five aces and three blocks.
Raeghan Liebig contributed 11 kills, three aces and 10 digs for the Tanagers. Cassie Wade had a strong match with 21 assists and 10 digs.
Natalie Durkee once again paced Fort Edward with five aces, 10 points, six kills, 22 assists, and eight digs. Haley Saunders chipped in one ace, three points, six kills and 17 digs). Lynelle Colvin had four points, five kills, two assists and19 digs. Ollie Cutler had two aces, eight points, seven kills and13 digs.
#8 Hartford advances to meet unbeaten top seed Lake George Friday at 5 p.m. on the Warriors home court.
Hartford is now 11-9.
Bolton-Warrensburg Edges By OESJ
Bolton-Warrensburg saw their oustanding girls soccer season come to an end as they lost a 1-0 heartbreaker in overtime to OESJ in the Class C Sectional Semifinals Wednesday.
Jordan DeNinno scored with 1:51 remaining in the first extra session to give the Lady Wolves the victory.
Hope Sherman finished with 15 saves for BW.
Bolton-Warrensburg finishes the season with a 15-3 mark.
Witches Edge Lake George on Penalty Kicks
Greenwich and Lake George played to a 1-1 through regulation and overtime, but the Witches advanced in Class C girls soccer via penalty kicks.
The Witches outscored the Warriors 4-0 in the PK round.
Norah Neisz, Molly Abate, Cate Abate and Maeve Kelleher all converted their penalty kick opportunities on the first four Greenwich attempts for the Witches.
Freshman Oliveah Reiszel was not scored upon in the Greenwich goal during the PK round.
Liz Marci scored to give Greenwich a 1-0 lead in the first half.
Mykah Collier-Fisher equalized for the Warriors late in the second half.
The third-seeded Witches will take on top ranked Voorheesville in the championship game on Saturday at Mechanicville at 3:30 p.m.
The Witches raised their mark to 13-3-2 on the season.
Lake George ends their season with a record of 12-4-2.
Arlington Blanks Westside
West Rutland attempted a defensive approach but Arlington found a way to hit the back of the net anyway as they blanked the Golden Horde 5-0 in the boys soccer Division IV first-round.
The Eagles led 2-0 at the half and pulled away over the final 40 minutes.
Hunter McDermott scored two goals for Arlington. Perceval Hess, Brooks Enzensperger and Joe McCray also scored for the Eagles.
The #3 Eagles move on to face Grace Christian in the quarterfinals.
Arlington is now 12-2-1.
Grace Christian Ends Proctor's Season
Grace Christian came out on top of a closely contested battle, ending the season of Proctor 5-3 in the boys Vermont Division IV soccer opening round.
Grace Christian jumped out to a 2-0 lead, but Proctor continued to battle.
The Phantoms were twice tied with Grace Christian, 2-2 and 3-3, but came up short in the end.
Joel Denton had two goals for Proctor. Isaac Parker also scored for the Phantoms.
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With the Border Country Sports Report, I'm Keith Harrington.