Good Morning! With the Border Country Sports Report, I'm Keith Harrington.
Wolverines Take a Bite Out of Cobleskill-Richmondville
The Wolverine is known as a vicious animal. If the 2022 high school football season is any indication the Warrensburg-Lake George football team has taken on the mind set of their mascot.
The unbeaten top seed out of Class C North displayed their fierceness once again as they rolled over the Bulldogs 68-0 in the Section II Class C semifinals.
Warrensburg-Lake George didn't waste any time putting Cobleskill-Richmondville away. The Wolverines led 30-0 after the first quarter and 53-0 at the half.
Landon Olden had a monster game for Warrensburg-Lake George. Olden rushed for 254 yards, including touchdown runs of 84 and 64 yards.
Brody McCabe added 109 yards and three touchdowns on 13 rushes for the Wolverines. Tristen Hitchcock contributed 101 yards and a score. Kyle Lanfear also visited the end zone.
Caden Allen passed for two touchdowns, connecting with Luke Sheldon from 21 and 38 yards out.
The Wolverines accumulated 622 total yards of offense, 448 yards in the first half.
Warrensburg-Lake George is now 9-0 and advances to meet Stillwater in the semifinals.
Cobleskill-Richmondville ends the season 5-3.
Slaters Survive Paine Mountain Upset Bid
The #1 ranked Fair Haven girls soccer team made their debut in the Vermont Division III Tournament on Friday found themselves in a battle. The Slaters trailed 1-0 but rallied to survive with a 3-2 win over #9 Paine Mountain.
After 40 minutes of play Fair Haven found themselves in an unfamiliar position. Emma Korrow scored a first half goal off a corner kick to give Paine Mountain a 1-0 lead at the half.
Elizabeth Love scored 10 minutes into the second half to equalize for the Slaters, converting a pass from her sister Brittney Love.
Two minutes later Brittney Love converted a penalty kick off a Paine Mountain foul in the box to give Fair Haven a 2-1 lead.
Paine Mountain was not done. They tied the game on a goal from Autumn DeForge.
Brittney Love scored what turned out to be the game-winner in the 59th minute off a setup from Lily Briggs and held on the rest of the way.
Kate Hadwen had 11 saves in goal for the Slaters. Olivia Boyd had 20 saves for Paine Mountain.
Fair Haven is now 14-1 and moves on to meet #5 Woodstock at 3 p.m. Tuesday in the semifinals. The Slaters swept the Wasps during the season.
Paine Mountain finishes the season 7-7-2.
Argyle Volleyball Advances to Class D Semifinals
Argyle dropped the first set but came from behind to defeat Duanesburg 3-1 in the Section II Class D volleyball quarterfinals.
Set scores were 19-25, 25-19, 25-19, 25-16.
Carrie Humiston and Sarah Gaulin each had nine kills to lead the way for the Scots. Humiston added 31 assists, 11 digs and six aces for Argyle. Emilie Wood finished with six kills and five aces. Kylee Humiston had 23 digs and four assists.
Hannah Borski led Duanesburg with 10 kills, 19 digs and eight points. Heather Black accumulated 16 digs, 14 assists and 10 points.
#3 Argyle will now meet #2 Mekeel Christian Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Hudson Falls in the semifinals.
The Scots improved to 12-6 on the season.
Hudson Falls Tops Emma Willard
Hudson Falls advanced to the Class B volleyball semifinals, topping Emma Willard 3-1.
Set scores were 26-16, 25-15, 26-28, 25-23.
Keenan recorded 12 service points to lead the Tigers.
Sami Peters added16 assists for Hudson Falls. Liv Caprood had eight kills and Shaylin Perry finished with six kills.
#2 Hudson Falls now moves on to meet #3 Broadalbin-Perth in the semifinals Wednesday at 7 pm. at Averill Park.
Hudson Falls is now 12-4 on the season.
With the Border Country Sports Report, I'm Keith Harrington.
Photo Credit-Warrensburg/Lake George Football