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VIDEO: Varsity 845 boys soccer all-stars

The 2017 Varsity 845 boys soccer all-stars reveal their favorite moments of the season. Apologize for the technical difficulties in stringing all the all-stars’ responses together. Here’s each all-star’s short video on their highlights: For more on Section 9 high school athletics, follow @Varsity845 on Twitter and Instagram

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Co-champions soccer debate continues

The Times Herald-Record reached out to local boys soccer coaches earlier this week, asking their thoughts on the current New York state format of co-champions being declared after 30 minutes of overtime in championship games. Responses/opinions keep funneling in. “There should not be co-champions in the state championship game. The whole purpose of a championship [...]

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2017 Section 9 Soccer Coaches Association Girls Soccer All-Section Teams

Kiki Goodwin and Kayla McKenzie of Class AA champion Monroe-Woodbury were selected to the all-Section 9 girls soccer team by the Section 9 Soccer Coaches Association. Minisink Valley senior Nikki Colantuono, the 2016 Varsity 845 player of the year, Warwick senior Lauren Desrats and Eldred senior goalie Sami Clemmons were among the other all-section picks. [...]

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2017 Section 9 Soccer Coaches Association Boys Soccer All-Section Team

Class A champion Goshen placed three players – senior forward Jeremy Pantoni, senior midfielder Thomas Stickney and freshman forward/midfielder Zemi Rodriguez – on the all-section team released by the Section 9 Soccer Coaches Association Monday. Senior midfielder Sam LaTorre and senior forward Eric Ormsby were named to the all-section team from Class AA champion Warwick. [...]

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Section 9 boys soccer tournament brackets

Section 9 tournament Class AA Quarterfinals Friday, Oct. 20 No. 5 Newburgh at No. 4 Washingtonville, 2 p.m. Semifinals Tuesday, Oct. 24 Newburgh-Washingtonville winner at No. 1 Warwick, 2 p.m. No. 3 F.D. Roosevelt at No. 2 Monroe-Woodbury, 2 p.m. Finals Thursday, Oct. 26 Semifinal winners at Middletown, 3 p.m. Class A Quarterfinals Tuesday, Oct. [...]

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Section 9 girls soccer tournament schedule

Section 9 tournament Class AA Quarterfinals Monday, Oct. 23 No. 5 Washingtonville at No. 4 Kingston, 2 p.m. No. 6 Valley Central at No. 3 Minisink Valley, 2 p.m. Semifinals Wednesday, Oct. 25 Washingtonville-Kingston winner at No. 1 Monroe-Woodbury, 2 p.m. Valley Central-Minisink Valley winner at No. 2 Warwick, site, date TBD Finals Friday, Oct. [...]

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Updated boys soccer scoring leaders

Cornwall’s Jake Burgess scored his 29th goal of the season Monday in a 2-1 loss to Mamaroneck at the Section 1 vs. Section 9 Challenge Monday. Burgess leads the area in scoring with 69 points (11 assists). S.S. Seward senior Jack Gardiner tied the school record with his 104th goal in a 3-1 win over [...]

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Boys soccer scoring leaders

Wallkill’s John Locicero and John S. Burke Catholic’s Connor Doyle share the area’s lead with 12 goals. Locicero had a slight edge on Doyle as the scoring leader with one more assist. Warwick’s Sam LaTorre tops the area with nine assists. Monticello’s Robert Velazquez is second with eight assists. Stats are based on scores emailed [...]

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VIDEO: Warwick boys soccer rolling

Warwick boys soccer’s strong start continued Wednesday with a 4-0 shutout over Pine Bush. Senior Eric Ormsby scored Warwick’s first three goals. Ormsby’s third goal was on a header off a nice cross from Jack Schenkman. Senior Evan Liguori added his sixth goal of the season to close the scoring. The Wildcats (5-0) have outscored [...]

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Girls soccer: A look at the preseason matchups

The Varsity 845 girls soccer season gets underway on Friday, August 25, when Colonie visits Washingtonville in the first non-league contest. Onteora travels to Watervliet the next evening, and Wallkill travels to Pine Bush on Tuesday, August 29, with the first meeting of two local squads. In the meantime, there’s a host of scrimmages with [...]

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