Granville sports round-up, Oct. 13, 2022

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The Granville field hockey team celebrates its win at Corinth last week. (Photo courtesy of Friends of Granville Field Hockey)

Horde rebounds in field hockey, 2-1

By Keith Harrington

After a bit of a rough patch last week, the Granville field hockey team bounced back to win its second in a row, defeating Corinth 2-1 on Friday.

Claire Gould continued her solid offensive campaign, scoring the game-winner for the Golden Horde in the fourth quarter. Haylie Barber assisted on Gould’s decisive goal.

Lauren Bascom also scored a goal for Granville.

Aubrey Lozier hit the back of the cage for the Tomahawks.

“These girls played great,” said Granville coach Katie Barber. “I’m so proud of them. The communication was spot on.”

Megan Decker had five saves for Granville.

Sydney Crombach had 14 saves for Corinth.

Granville is now 9-4 on the season.

On Wednesday Granville made the trek to Emma Willard worthwhile as they came back with a 2-0 win to snap a three-game losing streak.

Senior Kalyn Gould got the nod for the start in goal and recorded the shutout. Gould was only forced to make two saves as the Golden Horde defense played well.

Alyssa Martindale hit the back of the cage twice to lead Granville on offense.

Claire Gould added an assist for the Golden Horde.

Gabby Possible had nine saves for Emma Willard.


Horde girls lose to Salem, 3-0

By Keith Harrington

The Granville girls soccer team finished its regular season on Tuesday, dropping a 3-0 decision at Salem.

It was Senior Night for the Generals, and seniors Ella Palulis and Kayla McCauliffe were recognized in a pregame ceremony.

Sophia Keays scored two goals to lead Salem. Palulis made her final appearance on the home pitch a memorable one as she also hit the back of the net.

Taryn Gillis had an assist for the Generals.

Bella Garrison recorded the shutout in goal with two saves.

Kara Jurnak and Kierra Rice combined for 15 saves for the Golden Horde.

Salem improved to 2-7, 5-8. Granville ended the regular season 2-7, 3-10.


Granville wins invitational golf title

By Keith Harrington

Skene Valley Country Club in Whitehall hosted the Adirondack League Golf Championships Thursday as Hadley-Luzerne and Granville came away with titles.

Hadley-Luzerne topped Granville head-to-head to win the Adirondack League team championship. The Golden Horde won the league invitational.

The Eagles edged Granville 3-2 to bring home the league team championship. Tyler Plummer, Jack Waterhouse and Noah Springer won matches to lead Hadley-Luzerne.

William Jennings and Liam Farrell won matches for the Golden Horde.

In the invitational portion of the event Granville and Hadley-Luzerne tied at 136, but Granville won via a tiebreaker. Lake George placed third.

Zach Bruno of Lake George fired a 37 to earn medalist honors. Plummer of Hadley-Luzerne took second with a 39 while Jacob Whiting of Whitehall and William Jennings of Granville tied for third at 43.

Here are the complete results:

Team Championship

Hadley-Luzerne 3, Granville 2

1) Tyler Plummer (Hadley-Luzerne) defeated Andrew Rathbun, 3 and 1

2) William Jennings (Granville) defeated Taylor Smead, 4 and 2

3) Liam Ferrell (Granville) defeated Caeden Wilson, 1 up

4) Jack Waterhouse (Hadley-Luzerne) defeated Nathan Williams, 1 up

5) Noah Springer (Hadley-Luzerne) defeated Ethan Martelle, 1 up

Adirondack Invitational

1. Granville 136, 2. Hadley-Luzerne 136, 3. Lake George 144, 4. Whitehall 151, 5. Warrensburg 155, 6. Hartford/Fort Ann 164, 7. Corinth 171, 8. Fort Edward 179, 9. Bolton 184, 10. North Warren 196.


Granville falls in volleyball

By Keith Harrington

Granville faced off in high school volleyball Friday night with Fort Edward looking for a sweep of the season series but the Flying Forts rode the solid play of Natalie Durkee to a 3-0 win over the Golden Horde.

Set scores were 25-17, 25-15 and 25-16.

Durkee finished the contest with six aces, 15 points, three kills, 20 assists and seven digs.

Lynelle Colvin added eight aces, 13 points, five kills and eight digs. Felicity Columbetti had six aces, 11 points, five kills and four digs, while Ollie Cutler contributed two aces, six points, eight kills and nine digs.

For Granville, Lilly Strout had one ace, three kills and one block, Vivian Green chipped in three aces and one block and Mara Haskins served up two aces.

Fort Edward is 6-4 overall. Granville is 1-7.


See also “Hartford soccer blanks Horde twice” in “Hartford sports round-up, Oct. 13, 2022”

See also “Stillwater ‘manhandled us,’ coach says” and “Lake George wins cross country races” in “Whitehall sports round-up, Oct. 13, 2022”