The Glens Falls Indians Football team won its second state championship in three years on Saturday, defeating Batavia inside the Carrier Dome in Syracuse!!
From the Post Star:
“Kyle Vachon and his senior teammates on the Glens Falls football team spent a little extra time on the Carrier Dome turf Saturday afternoon. They were swarmed by media, taking selfies with fans leaning over the railing, hugging family members and generally reveling in their second Class B state championship in three years. Glens Falls overcame a poor start and a brilliant rushing effort by Batavia’s Ray Leach to roll to a 55-32 victory as the Indians wrapped up an 11-2 season.”
From the Daily Orange:
“Two years ago, Joe Girard III led Glens Falls to a New York state football title in the Carrier Dome. That was before he’d decided for sure he’d play basketball in college. That was before he narrowed down his list of schools and held a college-decision announcement at a hotel in his hometown, for anyone who wanted to attend. That was before he chose to “stay home” and play basketball at Syracuse.
“Saturday, Girard did it again. He became a two-time state champion as a quarterback, and he did it in the same building he’ll play basketball in beginning next fall. With SU head basketball coach Jim Boeheim and assistant coach Gerry McNamara in attendance, Girard proved himself comfortable at “home” ahead of schedule.”
From Spectrum News:
“It was a shot at Class B glory for the Glens Falls High School football team — and they didn’t miss the opportunity. Matching up against Batavia inside Syracuse’s Carrier Dome, Glens Falls took home the championship, 55-32. It’s their second title victory in just three years. They won in 2016, and made it to the semifinal last year. For these players and head coach Pat Lilac, the experience was the difference in this weekend’s title win.”
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