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No. 1 B-P blanks Tamarac

Saturday, October 22, 2016 - Updated: 1:08 AM

Alex Cooper / Recorder Staff Broadalbin-Perth's Stephen Spraker (10) runs down the field with Tamarac's Evan Petersen (16) during the Section II Class B quarterfinal game on Friday, October 21, at Broadalbin-Perth High School.

BROADALBIN -- Broadalbin-Perth's Griffin Goodemote and Ryan Zajaceskowski scored in the second half to overcome a stellar performance by Tamarac goalkeeper Tyler Petersen as the Patriots continued their undefeated season Friday with a 2-0 win in the quarterfinals of the Section II Class B boys soccer tournament.

After a scoreless first half, Joe Dylong set up Goodemote to put No. 1 seed B-P (17-0-1) on top early in the second half. Zajaceskowski added a goal off a redirection from Jon Murphy late in the game to seal the win.

B-P goalkeeper Ian Halloran needed only one save to record his 12th shutout of the season and the 29th clean sheet of his career, tying him with Chris Herba for the school record.

Petersen made 13 saves for ninth-seeded Tamarac (7-7-4).

The top-seeded Patriots will meet the winner of today's game between Voorheesville and Johnstown in the semifinals Tuesday at Mohonasen High School.


Section II Playoffs

Class B

Voorheesville 7, Broadalbin-Perth 0

Rebecca Clair and Veda Hensel scored two goals each as the fourth-seeded Lady Blackbirds put an end to B-P's season.

Julia Voss added a goal and an assist for Voorheesville, while Kaelyn Lawson and Megan Romansky each scored a goal. Emily Rose and Julia Hotaling both chipped in assists, while Emily Adams and Leah Weber combined on the shutout in goal.

B-P goalkeeper Emily Denman made 14 saves.

-- Staff report