Monday roundup: Mekeel wins in OT

Lions avenge earlier loss to Schoharie

Overtime was necessary to decide Monday's Western Athletic Conference boys soccer game between Mekeel Christian Academy and Schoharie.

Tai Aderounmu scored in the final minute of the second overtime to lift the Lions (10-3-0, 20 points) to a 2-1 victory over the Indians and give MCA a two-point lead over Schoharie (8-4-2, 18 points) in the WAC South Division standings with three games left in the regular season.

Schoharie scored a goal in the first half before Aderounmu tallied off a Caleb Stewart assist in the second half for MCA. Shots on goal favored Schoharie slightly, 15-13.

The victory avenged MCA's earlier 1-0 overtime loss to Schoharie at Maalwyck Park.

Boys volleyball

Bethlehem and Shenendehowa remained on course for a first-place showdown next week, as both teams earned Suburban Council wins Monday.

Bethlehem (15-0) swept Saratoga Springs 3-0 in its match, while Shen (14-1) defeated Guilderland 3-1 in Clifton Park.

Mike Marshman had 10 kills, and Benji Federman added 32 assists for Bethlehem, which defeated Saratoga (1-14) by scores of 25-18, 25-16 and 25-7.

Shen split the first two games of its match against Guilderland before winning the last two games 25-14 and 25-11. The Plainsmen won the first game 25-17, and the Dutchmen took the second game 25-23.

Phil Charbonneau recorded 13 kills and two blocks, while Logan Barbour chipped in with 12 kills and four blocks for Shen. Joey Feeley added nine kills and six digs.

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