Summer Recreational Sports Wrapping Up

Summer Recreational Sports Wrapping Up
Bob Murphy

Tuesday Night League Champion "Seymour's" poses on Field #2's homeplate. (Photo Courtesy: Amanda Klepper)

As the nights cool off and pigskins begin to fly through the air, summer recreational sports leagues are winding down.

It was another busy season at McBride Fields, despite some untimely rain in June. Champions were crown over the past two weeks in each of the weekly leagues.

Toyota's Paul Burrello of Mechanicville makes his trademark delivery in the Tuesday night league final.

In Sunday’s co-ed high arc league, the Bad News Beers triumphed over Val’s Sporting Goods.

The finals of the Monday men’s unlimited league were settled with the #1-seeded Toyota of Clifton Park defeating the Cinderella, #7-seed All About Eyes 8-6. All About Eyes knocked off the #2 and #3 seeds en route to their runner-up finish.

In the Tuesday night men’s unlimited league, Seymour’s Motorized Sports, a team largely made up of former Stillwater Warriors, upset Toyota of Clifton Park. Toyota was 1-1 during championship week atop Pruyn Hill.

The women’s leagues at McBride Fields were on Wednesday and Thursday nights. The Wednesday league was claimed by Val’s Sporting Goods who took down the Zoo Animals, sponsored by Costanzo’s Lounge & Restaurant.  In the Thursday night league final, the End Zone Sports Pub & Restaurant beat Capital District Services.

Friday nights belonged to the co-ed high arc fire department league. Hoosic Valley Fire Department beat Waterford Fire Department in the final.

District 12's Nicole Manupella chases down a serve.

The Almost Saratoga Co-ed Beach Volleyball League, on Route 9 in Malta Ridge, is entering the last few weeks of competition. The league, run by Kevin Auman and composed of teams largely from Mechanicville, is held on Wednesday evenings on Almost Saratoga’s two beach courts. Two weeks remain in the season with the year-end tournament being held on Saturday, September 15th. Standings and schedules can be found on the league website at http://leaguelineup.com/welcome.asp?cmenuid=1&url=almostsaratoga&sid=242918123


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