Seasons end for cross-country and boys’ soccer and football teams
By Michael Turton
On Saturday, Nov. 9, Haldane’s varsity girls’ soccer team defeated Friends Academy 2-1 on penalty kicks to win the Regional Final. They play in the Class C State Semi-final at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16, against Lansing High School at Tompkins Cortland Community College. If they win Saturday they will play at 10 a.m. Sunday morning, Nov. 17, at SUNY Cortland in the Class C State Final.
Varsity girls’ volleyball defeated Shelter Island on Friday, Nov. 8, to win their fourth straight Regional Final and now move on to the State tournament at the Glens Falls Civic Center. Their first game in the pool-play format is at 3 p.m. on Friday, Nov.15. Saturday game times were not known at press time. The two teams with the best records will advance to the Class D State Final at 2 p.m. on Sunday.
The varsity boys’ soccer season came to an end on Saturday Nov. 9, losing 4-0 to Friends Academy, closing out the year with an overall record of 12-7-1.
The varsity football Blue Devils lost on Saturday, Nov. 9, in the Class D Section Final, 42-8 to Tuckahoe, finishing the season with a 3-5 record.
Boys’ and girls’ cross country teams competed in State Championships at Queensbury High School on Saturday, Nov. 9. Competing among 120 runners, John Hughes came in 15th and Theo Henderson 17th as Haldane’s top two finishers. The team finished seventh among 10 teams. The girls competed among 113 runners. Abbey Stowell came in 64th and Rachel Conklin 67th as Haldane’s top two finishers. The team placed ninth out of 10 teams.