Hartford sports round-up, Sept. 23, 2021

Tanagers stay unbeaten in volleyball

By Keith Harrington

Hartford continued its strong start to the volleyball season as the Tanagers rolled past Fort Edward, 3-0, in Adirondack League play.

Set scores were 25-16, 25-9, and 25-10.

Karlee Nims had 11 kills and eight aces for Hartford. Gabbie McFarren added six digs. Cassandra Wade chipped in five assists and four digs.

Natalie Durkee led Fort Edward with five digs, three assists and two kills. Lynelle Colvin contributed six digs and two kills. Haley Saunders had three aces and one block.

Hartford is 3-0, 4-0. Fort Edward is 0-2, 0-2

Earlier in the week, Hartford dropped the third set but still managed to defeat Schuylerville, 3-1, in Adirondack League action. Set scores were 25-20, 25-17, 9-25, 25-23.

Karlee Nims led Hartford with 17 kills, seven aces and three blocks. Sarah Monroe had nine digs, three kills, and three aces. Gabbie McFarren added 10 digs, three kills, and three aces. Izzy French had nine assists.

Maeve Buff had 15 digs for the Black Horses. Sophia Wahl added eight aces. Anastacia Koumanis had 11 assists and five aces.

Hartford moved to 2-0, 3-0. Schuylerville is 2-0, 2-1.

Hartford boys win in soccer, 4-2

By Keith Harrington

After opening the season with a loss to Lake George, Hartford bounced back to take a 4-2 win over Bolton-Warrensburg in Adirondack League boys soccer last Thursday.

The Tanagers used both a quick-strike offense and stellar defense in the first half. Hartford took an early lead on a goal by Logan Reynolds.

Following that, Cody Baker scored off a penalty kick to give the Tanagers a 2-0 lead.  

Baker then assisted on a Michael Jones goal for the third Hartford score of the half.  

Bolton-Warrensburg’s defense held Hartford to only one goal in the second half, which was scored by Brandan Tyler, unassisted.

Bolton-Warrensburg’s offense started connecting on their shots toward the end of the second half, but it was too little too late. The Eagles sliced their deficit in half, but Hartford had already done enough to secure the win.

Lewis Lang scored the first goal of the game for Bolton-Warrensburg. Shortly after, Dan Cunniffe scored Warrensburg-Bolton’s second, and final goal of the night.

Hartford evened its record at 1-1, 1-1. Bolton-Warrensburg fell to 1-1, 2-2.