Amsterdam’s Julianna Busseno swims the butterfly leg of the 200-yard medley relay during Tuesday’s meet against Queensbury at Lynch Literacy Academy. (Adam Shinder/Recorder staff)

Staff Report

The Amsterdam High School girls swimming and diving team got first-place points from Paige Bertuch in the 100-yard backstroke and Anastacia Montalvo in the 100-yard breaststroke Tuesday as the Lady Rams dropped a 90-74 decision to Queensbury at the Lynch Literacy Academy pool.

Amsterdam also received first-place points in the 200 and 400-yard freestyle relays. Montalvo joined Bella Porter, Kelly Kilgallen and Olivia Brahler in the 200 relay, while Bertuch, Julianna Busseno, Elizabeth Banewicz and Amelia Barkevich teamed up in the 400 relay.

Queensbury swept the top two places in every event where it entered scoring swimmers. The Spartans ran up a 90-32 lead through eight events before entering exhibition swimmers only in the final four races.

Fonda-Johnstown 98, Gloversville-Mayfield 82

Emma Rizzo and Emily Miles each picked up a pair of individual wins as Fo-Jo notched the victory in Tuesday’s meet.

Rizzo won the 100 backstroke and 50 freestyle, while Miles won the 100 free and 100 breaststroke.

Abigail Rizzo added a win in the 100 butterfly for Fonda-Johnstown, which also swept all three relays.

Isabelle Willis won the 200 and 500 freestyle races for Gloversville, while Katlyn Rivera won the 200 individual medley and Libbie Sturgess won the diving competition.


Western Athletic Conference

Mayfield 3, Fonda-Fultonville 0

Mikayla Myers had 10 kills and eight digs to lead the Lady Panthers to a sweep by scores of 25-19, 25-16 and 25-23.

Emily Mormando had 14 assists and six digs for Mayfield (3-1, 2-0 WAC), while Samantha Kent had six kills and nine digs.

Jillian Wilder led Fonda-Fultonville with five aces, three kills and six digs. Emilia Vardai-Davidson added four kills and Hanna Moore contributed 13 assists.

Galway 3, Fort Plain 0

Emma Smith had eight kills and served up 10 aces among her 24 service points in the Golden Eagles’ 25-9, 25-10, 25-9 win.

Carlee Horstman added seven kills, Samantha Grant chipped in five kills and four blocks and Hannah Bramer had 16 assists for Galway.


Foothills Council

Broadalbin-Perth 15, Gloversville inc.

Gloversville’s Daley Jo Christman won the race, but was one of just four runners for her team as Broadalbin-Perth posted the victory.

Gabrielle Larsen was second and Samantha Murphy was third for B-P.


Foothills Council

Broadalbin-Perth 15, Gloversville inc.

Skyler Reed won the race for Gloversville to lead an incomplete team as B-P picked up the win.

The victorious Patriots were led by Micah Smith in second, Wyatt Couperus in third and Devin Becker in fourth.



Western Athletic Conference

OESJ 3, Bishop Gibbons 2

Jack Brundage found the back of the net twice as the Wolfpack continued their strong start to the season.

Mason Snell also scored and Jaedyn Logan-Dillenbeck provided an assist for OESJ.

Bishop Gibbons got goals from Wil Lawson and Connor Barber.


Mayfield 2, Dolgeville 2 (OT)

The Lady Panthers and Blue Devils scored all four of the game’s goals in the first 19 minutes of regulation before playing to a draw.

Lindsey Hampton scored off an assist from Syd Sheldon in the second minute for Mayfield, and Sheldon made it 2-0 when she scored 10 minutes later.

Dolgeville raliied back with goals from Isabella Nichols and Emma Balinski. Sydney Benton made nine saves for Mayfield, while Dolgesville goalkeeper Bobbie Lee Hall made four stops.