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5 lacrosse matchups that would be fun to see

5 lacrosse matchups that would be fun to see

With Section II seedings released Wednesday for the high school boys’ and girls’ lacrosse playoffs, here are five potential games to watch for in the upcoming postseason tournaments.

Girls' lacrosse powers on collision course

Girls' lacrosse powers on collision course

In less than two weeks, Section II will crown new girls’ lacrosse champions. But if seeds hold true to Wednesday’s slotting of the teams, this year’s title game celebrations will look very familiar to the ones from last year.

Mohonasen gets sectional softball victory

Mohonasen gets sectional softball victory

Emma Rafferty and Morgan Redmond combined for five hits and five runs batted in, and Mohonasen held off Queensbury Wednesday in a Class A first-round game 8-5 for its first Section II tournament win since 2011.

Malachowski Shen baseball’s unknown star

CLIFTON PARK

Malachowski Shen baseball’s unknown star

Well before the regular season began, it was a sentiment Shenendehowa baseball head coach Greg Christodulu eventually expected to express: “We wouldn’t have the No. 1 seed without him.”

Boys' lacrosse champions in position to repeat

Boys' lacrosse champions in position to repeat

Championship hangover? No such thing for last year’s Section II boys’ lacrosse tournament winners, with Niskayuna (Class A), Albany Academy (Class B) and Greenwich (Class C) securing the No. 1 seeds

Lacrosse always comes first for Niskayuna's versatile DiVietro

NISKAYUNA

Lacrosse always comes first for Niskayuna's versatile DiVietro

Niskayuna's Marisa DiVietro is not so much a lacrosse player as she is an athlete who plays lacrosse.

Niskayuna coach Furey fills out lineup card for last time

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Niskayuna coach Furey fills out lineup card for last time

The first thing John Furey did was talk up his sophomore pitcher. It was typical Furey.

TROY

Track: Saratoga boys win Suburban Council title

Saratoga Springs senior Aidan Tooker cut back in distance Tuesday and helped lead the Blue Streaks to the Suburban Council boys’ track championship at Troy High School.

Baseball: Bishop Gibbons records first playoff win since 2011

Brandon LaVenture belted a grand slam to break open a close game as Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons beat Duanesburg 8-3 in a Section II Class C first-round game Tuesday.

Lacrosse: Tebbano solid in goal as Shen defeats Burnt Hills

Anthony Tebbano finished with 16 saves to lead the Shenendehowa boys’ lacrosse team to a 9-4 victory over Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake in a Suburban Council game Tuesday.

Sectionals: Here are five games worth watching

With Section II seedings released Monday for the high school baseball and softball playoffs, here are five potential games to watch for in the upcoming postseason tournaments:

Sectional baseball: Are more upsets looming?

LATHAM

Sectional baseball: Are more upsets looming?

As a No. 7 seed last year, Troy’s baseball team reached the Section II Class A title game.

Sectional softball: Some sure things, some surprises

LATHAM

Sectional softball: Some sure things, some surprises

The march toward five Section II softball championship games starts Wednesday.

For Niskayuna boys' lacrosse, great isn't good enough

COLONIE

For Niskayuna boys' lacrosse, great isn't good enough

Niskayuna boys' lacrosse head coach Mike Vorgang called his team into a postgame huddle. He was not pleased.

School baseball: Queensbury edges Shenendehowa

CLIFTON PARK

School baseball: Queensbury edges Shenendehowa

With the area’s high school baseball postseason fields set to be released Monday, Saturday’s result felt too real for Shenendehowa head coach Greg Christodulu.

High schools: Saratoga rowing wins nine state titles

High schools: Saratoga rowing wins nine state titles

High school roundup

Schenectady sprinter a determined winner at Shen Invy

CLIFTON PARK

Schenectady sprinter a determined winner at Shen Invy

Last weekend, Sakim McNeil said he let himself down at the Colonie Relays with a fifth-place showing in the 100-meter dash.

High schools: Saratoga's Chmiel sets state freshman record

Kelsey Chmiel of Saratoga Springs set the New York state freshman record in the two-mile run at the Loucks Games in White Plains Friday with a time of 10:19.36.

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