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On to the championship game: The girls on Voorheesville’s varsity volleyball team opened up to defend last year’s Section 2, Class C title. On Friday at home, the Blackbirds, the number-one seed, beat Canajoharie-Fort Plain, three sets to one: 25-21, 25-21, 17-25, 25-11.

The Blackbirds wanted make deep runs on the pitch and on the gridiron in sectional play. The girls’ soccer team played well deep into the Class B sectionals with a convincing 5-to-0 win last Thursday at home.

The Guilderland girls’ soccer season ended on Friday afternoon as the Dutch lost to the Silver Warriors in the start of the Class AA sectionals, 2 to 0.

Win and get in: The Guilderland Dutchmen won against Christian Brothers Academy last Friday night at home, qualifying for the Class AA playoffs next week. The Dutch led from the start, concluding with a 41-to-19 win. Guilderland will face undefeated Shaker at Shaker Friday night at 7 p.m.

The Berne-Knox-Westerlo Bulldogs are winding down their regular seasons in cross-country and in golf. The runners went to Schoharie for a meet against Schoharie, Duanesburg, and Canajoharie-Fort Plain.

It’s the end of the regular season for Guilderland field hockey and the start of individual sectional play for the girls’ tennis team. The Dutch field hockey team traveled to Shaker last Friday to play the Blue Bison and won, 2 to 1.

In a hard-fought battle, the Guilderland boys’ soccer team lost to Christian Brothers Academy last Thursday at home, 3 to 1. The Dutch tied the game at the half but the Brothers’ defense kept Guilderland from scoring in the second half.

Crunch time is here for the Voorheesville Blackbirds’ cross-country and boys’ soccer teams with the regular season coming to a close before sectionals. The soccer team celebrated its seniors on Tuesday afternoon at home against Catholic Central.

The girls on the Guilderland-Voorheesville swim team, who call themselves the Geese, took to the water on Tuesday afternoon at home, in Voorheesville, for Senior Night, against Troy. The Geese dominated, winning 90 to 76.

The Guilderland girls’ soccer team and boys’ volleyball team came up short in recent Suburban Council matchups. The Dutch soccer team battled with Bethlehem, ranked fifth in the state, last Thursday at home, falling, 2 to 0.