Thursday, 22 September 2022 12:15

Blue Streaks Varsity Soccer Improves to 5-0-1

SARATOGA — On Tuesday, September 20, the Saratoga Blue Streaks hosted the Albany Falcons in a conference match. The scoring kicked off in the 26th minute by way of a long-range strike from Albany’s Tamim Rahmani, assisted by Hassan Mohsini.  Just six minutes later, the Blue Streaks equalized when senior Flagg Taylor converted a corner-kick that was delivered by Ryan Farr. The first half finished with a 1-1 scoreline. The second half was all Blue Streaks as they controlled most of the possession and eventually netted two more goals to make it 3-1, which is how the match finished. Saratoga registered 12 shots on goal, while Albany directed 7 shots goalward. Liam Donnelly and Ben Van Valkenburg split time in net for the Blue Streaks and came up with 6 saves between them. Albany’s goalkeeper, Brian Milligan logged 9 saves. This contest marks Saratoga’s fifth win of the season, and fourth in the league. Albany falls to 2-2-1 in league play. Looking forward, Saratoga travels to face-off against Shaker High on Saturday, September 24 for a morning match in Latham.

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