Class D final was one for the birds

The ball bounced Northville's way after Loudonville Christian's early onslaught. Cole headed a long throw in from Josh Ostrander past MaLossi to tie the game at 1. A short time later, Ostrander fed Cole on a breakaway, and Cole knocked the ball inside the right post to put the Falcons in front.

King nearly had the equalizer for Loudonville Christian late in the second half. He got in alone on VanOstrand, but VanOstrand dove on the shot and knocked it away to preserve Northville's lead.

When the final horn sounded, Northville's players mobbed each other, while Loudonville Christian was left with memories of a playoff run that included handing Central Hudson Valley League rival New Lebanon its only loss of the season in last week's 3-1 Class D semifinal victory.

"Certainly, many didn't expect us to get this far," said King. "We learned a lot this year.""

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