Clayton A. Bouton High School

The Storm lived up to its name in a physical game on Friday, shutting out the Mohawks, 2 to 0, in the first Stick it to Cancer game at Union College. Each team is comprised of players from a number of high schools.

In a Colonial Council matchup Friday afternoon, the Voorheesville girls’ basketball team traveled to Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School where the Blackbirds had a tough time against the Indians’ defense and fell, 69 to 39.

The Voorheesville Blackbirds kicked off the 2019-20 indoor track season on Saturday morning at Union College. The non-scoring event was a good start for the Birds to see what they were made of.

The Voorheesville Blackbirds boys’ soccer and girls’ volleyball teams went full bore this week. The soccer team on Saturday afternoon battled Lake George at Colonie High School for the section 2 Class C championship.

The Voorheesville boys and girls opened Class C sectional soccer play on the right foot last week. The boys, the top seed, faced off against Schoharie on Saturday in the quarterfinals while the girls, seeded second, played Berne-Knox-Westerlo, the 18th seed, on Friday afternoon.

Winding down the regular season, the Voorheesville girls — rained out last Thursday — traveled to Cohoes on Sunday to end the regular season with a 3-to-2 overtime victory.

Girls on the Guilderland-Voorheesville swim team, who call themselves the Geese, traveled to Shaker to take on the Blue Bison last Friday afternoon. Shaker doesn’t have a diving board but the girls were still up to the task to beat the Blue Bison, 86 to 79.

The season may be young for the Voorheesville girls’ tennis team and volleyball team but both teams are working hard to prove they belong in their conference. The tennis team took a three-year hiatus, due to few players but came back this year to play under a new coach, Tav Daly.

On Tuesday afternoon, the Voorheesville boys’ soccer team looked to keep their undefeated season going as they faced off at home against a strong foe in Mohonasen. The Birds’ impenetrable defense kept the Warriors from putting the ball in the back of the net. The Birds won, 2 to 0.

Voorheesville’s cross-country team hosted its annual Blackbird Invitational on Saturday morning at the Stephen P. Wallace Park on Swift Road. This year, the invitational had a record 32 teams competing in the two division races. Voorheesville and Berne-Knox-Westerlo competed in Division 2.


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