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Basketball: Glens Falls' Girard named first team all-state

Glens Falls freshman guard Joe Girard III has been named to the all-state Class B first team for boys’ basketball after averaging 33.9 points and leading the Indians to the Section II championship game.

Softball: Bethlehem stuns BH-BL with 10-run seventh inning

Bethlehem used a 10-run rally in the top of the seventh to get by Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake 16-11 in a Suburban Council game Friday.

Baseball: Payne's hit gives CBA 1-0 victory

David Payne drove in the game-winning run with a walk-off single to lift CBA to a 1-0 win over Shaker in Suburban Council play at Joe Bruno Stadium Friday night.

High schools: Santiago sparks Bishop Gibbons' softball win

High schools: Santiago sparks Bishop Gibbons' softball win

Jailene Santiago had a day to remember Thursday, throwing a one-hitter and hitting a grand slam in Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons’ 18-0 Western Athletic Conference softball win over Berne-Knox-Westerlo.

Niskayuna students, parents defend fired rowing coach

NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna students, parents defend fired rowing coach

Dozens of student rowers and parents came to Tuesday night’s Niskayuna school board meeting with a simple message: Let us keep our coach.

For several Section II stars, one sport isn't enough

SCHENECTADY

For several Section II stars, one sport isn't enough

Calvin Cleworth already had two varsity seasons of both golf and swimming under his belt when his good friend, Josh Sagaille, suggested in eighth grade he join him on the tennis team.

High schools: Columbia pitcher Dessureau tosses perfect game

Columbia senior Justin Dessureau faced 21 Troy batters and sent each of them down, and Jarrett Fortin belted a three-run home run in the Blue Devils’ 4-0 Suburban Council win Wednesday.

School track summaries

SUBURBAN COUNCIL

Baseball: Vincent's RBI double gives Schoharie 3-2 win

Jordan Vincent drilled an RBI double in the sixth inning to give Schoharie a 3-2 victory over Duanesburg in a Western Athletic Conference game Tuesday.

Softball: Kersch throws perfect game for Ballston Spa

Ashlyn Kersch pitched a perfect game with 17 strikeouts, and Sarah Pritchard launched a two-run home run and doubled Tuesday as Ballston Spa beat Albany 15-0 in Suburban Council game.

Bynon secures a spot in BH-BL Athletic Hall of Fame

Bynon secures a spot in BH-BL Athletic Hall of Fame

Gary Bynon was a basketball, baseball and football guy coming out of college. Coaching volleyball was something he never imagined doing.

Lacrosse: Ballston Spa turns back Schenectady

Zac Schuette and Hans Zimmer both had three goals and two assists, and Ballston Spa used a second-quarter run to beat Schenectady 14-6 in a Suburban Council game Tuesday.

Behind pitchers who hit, Shenendehowa defeats Saratoga

CLIFTON PARK

Behind pitchers who hit, Shenendehowa defeats Saratoga

Days ago, Nik Malachowski tossed eight innings for Shenen­dehowa against Bethlehem without allowing an earned run. For the season, he’s 3-0 with a save and hasn’t allowed an earned run in 15 innings.

Young Duanesburg baseball team runs record to 6-1

Boone Lynch hit a two-run single, and Duanesburg’s young baseball team rallied past Canajoharie 5-3 Monday in a non-league game for its sixth victory.

Lacrosse: Shenendehowa boys hold off Ballston Spa

Owen Putman and Mike Lazzaro scored three goals apiece to lead Shenendehowa past Ballston Spa 10-9 in a Suburban Council game Monday.

Softball: Irvis fans 18 in Ravena victory

Haley Irvis struck out 18 in seven innings of one-hit work to guide Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk to a 10-0 win over Albany Academy in the Colonial Council Monday.

Niskayuna Rowing coach fired by school district

NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna Rowing coach fired by school district

In a year full of changes for Niskayuna Rowing, the latest came Friday.

Practice pays off for Mohonasen color guard

ROTTERDAM

Practice pays off for Mohonasen color guard

The varsity color guard team at Mohonasen High School traveled to Ohio earlier this month to compete in the Winter Guard International World Championship — a first for the district.

Shen team wins 2016 world color guard championship

CLIFTON PARK

Shen team wins 2016 world color guard championship

When the second-place finisher was announced April 9 at the Color Guard World Championships, Shenendehowa’s varsity team understood what that meant but couldn’t quite fathom it.

Stepping up, and in for a legend at Amsterdam track and field

NISKAYUNA

Stepping up, and in for a legend at Amsterdam track and field

Omahri Sturdivant took a difficult decision out of Amsterdam track and field coach Kevin Wilary’s hands when he volunteered to anchor the Rams’ 1,600-meter relay.

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