After a first 15 minutes which favored the Catholic Central Crusaders, the Amsterdam High School boys soccer team took control and secured a 2-0 victory Thursday night at Lynch Literacy Academy in the city of Amsterdam.
In the Big 10 contest, the Rams' first goal came in the 27th minute. Jared Gallup dribbled across the end line before playing the ball across the top of the box to a waiting Andrew DiSalvi, who registered the score.
After AHS keeper Dillon Smith turned away a scoring opportunity early in the second half for Catholic Central, AHS expanded its lead. In the 52nd minute, Gallup scored the game's final goal on a broken play that went in AHS' favor.
Glens Falls 4 (OT)
Justin Marek scored two minutes into the first overtime period as the Patriots recovering from letting a three-goal lead slip away to rally and edge Glens Falls.
B-P (7-2, 6-2 Foothills) streaked to a 3-0 lead after just 25 minutes of play with a goal from Marek and two from Francesco Mastrocinque, but Glens Falls charged back with four straight goals -- two from Sean Hooker and one apiece from Justin Orr and Willy Herrman.
With eight minutes left in regulation, however, Logan Ackley scored to tie the match for B-P, and Marek finished off a loose ball in the box early in overtime to provide the winner.
Marek, Connor Monks, Austin Famigletti and Ryan Dingman had assists for B-P, which held a 23-12 advantage in shots and got six saves from Devin Page.
Nate Didio provided two assists for the Indians (1-8, 1-6), while Logan Kunst and Clark Wooley also added helpers and Patrick Resse stopped six shots.
Western Athletic Conference
Northville 2, Mayfield 0
David Onzo scored twice for the Falcons, while Dan Reidell and Kalob Russel each contributed an assist.
Neither team scored in the first half, as Onzo's game-winner came in the first minute of the second half.
Northville keeper Tim Monette made four saves in the shutout.
Western Athletic Conference
Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville 5, Middleburgh 1
Two goals from Jessi Hagadorn sparked the Lady Wolves to a WAC win over Middleburgh.
Rylie Smith chipped in a goal and an assist for O-E-SJ (6-3-1, 5-2-0 WAC), which also got goals from Addie Brundage and Abby Mosher to go along with eight saves from Leann Clark.
Jesse Baks scored off a feed from Amanda Roney for Middleburgh, while Kiera Morgan made six saves.
Schenectady 2, Mayfield 1
In an overtime match, the Lady Patriots prevailed.
Schenectady's Nesa Cortes assisted on the game's first goal to Emily Brown, while Cortes scored the game-winner on a penalty kick.
Julie Hampton scored Mayfield's lone goal in the second half on a penalty kick.
Maria Messina made eight saves for Mayfield.
Amsterdam 9, Schoharie 0
In a non-league contest featuring single-set matches, Amsterdam swept its way to victory over Schoharie.
Caitlin Gannon, Gabby DiSalvi and Tessa Filiberto all won their singles matches 8-0 for Amsterdam (11-1). Audrey Flint, Ella Dybas and Arizona Santiago added singles wins, and Amsterdam also got doubles wins from the teams of Molly Monge and Prabha Singh, Gianna Quatrini and Maddie Janetsky and Brooke Dado and Amber Richardson.
Galway 3, Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons 1
Emily Zawisa racked up 10 kills, six digs and three blocks as the Lady Eagles powered to a 25-12, 25-17, 20-25, 25-23 win over ND-BG.
Brittany Orminski and Adrianna Watrobski had seven kills and two aces apiece for Galway (8-0, 7-0 WAC). Watrobski added eight assists and Orminski chipped in six digs and 19 service points. Rachel Sherman contributed eight aces, six kills, two digs and 12 service points.
Carolline Bouchard had 13 digs for ND-BG (7-2), Lauren Ferrucci added seven blocks, Emily Brown passed her way to 19 assists and Sarah Del Vecchio had a team-best eight kills.
-- Staff report