Lady Rams improve to 7-0 in Big 10

TOWN OF AMSTERDAM -- The Amsterdam Lady Rams easily dispatched of the visiting Schenectady Lady Patriots, 9-0, in Tuesday's Big 10 tennis clash at Amsterdam High School.

The Lady Rams' record improved to 9-1 with the victory, with the team's league mark moving to 7-0.

Head coach Maura Dargush's nine entries all won in straight sets, as No. 1 singles player Kristie Kaczmarek, No. 3 singles player Audrey Flint, No. 5 singles player Caitlin Gannon and No. 6 singles player Gabby DiSalvi all were 6-0, 6-0 winners.

Ella Dybas and Arizona Santiago also registered singles victories for AHS, while the doubles teams of Tessa Filiberto and Prabha Singh, Molly Monge and Maddie Janetsky, and Gianna Quatrini and Amber Richardson also posted wins.

AHS travels to Schoharie on Thursday.

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY

Big 10

Schenectady 27, Amsterdam 28

Amsterdam 26, La Salle 32

Brett Flint led Amsterdam with a fifth-place effort as the Rams split with La Salle and Schenectady.

Flint was followed by Jon Knack in sixth, Gabe Fernandez in seventh, David Graveley in eighth and Pablo Almodovar in 13th to round out the scoring runners for Amsterdam (3-1 Big 10).

"We were pleased that the top boys finished as a pack and with the win over La Salle, but were disappointed by the one-point loss to Schenectady," Amsterdam boys coach Kevin Wilary said.

La Salle's Niall Coughlin won the race in 14 minutes, 37 seconds.

GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY

Big 10

Amsterdam 19, Schenectady 39

Amsterdam placed four runners in the top five, led by the winning effort from Ilenis Quinones in 17 minutes, 40 seconds over the 2.65-mile Central Park course, to improve to 3-0 on the season in Big 10 meets.

Quinones was followed by teammates Chantel Dopp in second, Caitlyn Adamchick in fourth, eighth-grader Olivia Lazarou in fifth, Kennedy Nordby in seventh and Alyssa Turo in eighth.

"The girls continue to get stronger," Lady Rams coach Stu Palczak said. "Ilenis and Chantel raced great together. As usual Caitlyn Adamchick put in a solid performance and eighth grader Olivia Lazarou looked strong in her debut varsity race. Kennedy Nordby and Alyssa Turo finished out the scoring and keep getting better and better."

GIRLS SOCCER

Foothills Council

Broadalbin-Perth 3, Scotia-Glenville 1

Kylie Gifford scored a pair of goals to lead the Lady Patriots to a league victory.

Katie Herba added a goal and an assist for B-P, which also received an assist from Danielle Biggers. Keepers Rachel Orapello had four saves.

For S-G, Maddy Carrol and Alyssa Williams each registered a score.

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL

Western Athletic Conference

Canajoharie 3, Mekeel 0

Shyanna Logan tallied 23 points, including 11 aces and Frankie Nare added seven kills to lead Canajoharie past Mekeel Christian Academy.

Canajoharie (8-1) won by scores of 25-18, 25-17, 25-20.

Abbey Dearwester contributed to the win with 14 assists.

Non-league

Gloversville 3, Mayfield 1

Jenna Putnam compiled 26 assists, nine kills and three aces to lift Gloversville to a win over Mayfield.

Gloversville (5-1, 7-1) won by scores of 33-31, 22-25, 26-24, 25-11.

-- Staff report