Girls soccer tops Bolton

T he Railroaders soccer team continues to show steady improvement.

A week after defeating Hadley Luzerne and tying Salem in overtime, Whitehall defeated Bolton 2-1 on Sept. 27.

Caitlyn Sanford provided the offensive firepower for Whitehall recording the game winning goal and assisting on another.

Sanford broke open a 1-1 game during the second half as she took the ball on a long throw-in from Brittney Putorti and put it in the back of the net to seal the victory for Whitehall.

Sanford also recorded an assist in the first half as her pass for Kendra Rocque who scored a first half goal for Whitehall.

For the game, Whitehall recorded eight shots and Kelsey Farley had seven saves for the Railroaders.

The game had important implications in seeding for Sectional play and the win moved Whitehall into a tie with Bolton at 2-2-1 in the league (since the game Bolton has lost falling to 2-3-1 in the league).

Whitehall now sits in third place in the league behind Lake George and Fort Ann. Although every team qualifies for Sectional play in the Adirondack League, finishing in third or fourth place helps teams avoid a first round matchup with the leagues front runners.

The Railroaders overall record is 3-2-1.

Whitehall had been scheduled to host Fort Ann on Sept. 29 but the game was canceled because of poor weather and will be made up at 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 11.

The Railroaders play at 4:30 p.m. this afternoon in Salem.

Comments

comments

Read more in this week's Times in newsstands now or click here to read right now with our e-edition.

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Torres will coach – again

20160726_181520

By Krystle S. Morey After a months-long process of back-and-forth appointments, rescinded hires and resignations, Mario Torres has been named […]

500 alumni attend Whitehall All-Class Reunion

DSC_0556

By Dan King Alumni from 19 states and two foreign countries made their way to Whitehall for the Whitehall High […]

Local couple to reopen Scotties’

Mark and Edie Pickard of Granville purchased Scotties’, a long-time diner and gift shop on Main Street, last week. The couple plans to preserve the atmosphere of the former Scotties’.

By Krystle S. Morey After about six months of negotiations, Scotties’ has been sold – and to a local couple. […]

Hicks tasked with reuniting school board

School Board President Audrey Hicks was reelected Monday, July 11. She is pictured here being sworn in at the board’s reorganizational meeting.

By Krystle S. Morey Focusing on academics, improving the graduation rate and boosting student participation are just a few things […]

Lakes Region Freepress – 07/22/16

Northshire Freepress – 07/22/16

Weekender – 07/22/16

North Country Freepress – 07/22/16

Lakes Classifieds – 07/22/16

Classifieds 07/20/16

Granville to pursue $30K Rail Trail planning grant

Rail Trail

By Krystle S. Morey The Granville Town Board voted unanimously at its meeting last Thursday to be the lead agency […]

Armstrong won’t leave GOP

Trump 1

By Dan King Whitehall Supervisor George Armstrong is no fan of Donald Trump, but he no longer plans to leave […]