School XC: Booker, Burns honored
Steven Booker of Bethlehem and Emily Burns of Guilderland earned Suburban Council cross country Athlete of the Week honors after posting victories Tuesday.
Booker ran a 15:56 over three miles on his home course at Elm Avenue Park. He won by over a minute and helped the Eagles gain a split with Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake and Averill Park.
Burns prevailed in 15:41 over the Crossing of Colonie 2.5-mile terrain, edging Bellame Bower of the host school by one second. Guilderland split with Colonie and Niskayuna.
The Suburban Council’s “Super Dual” meet takes place this Tuesday at Saratoga State Park starting at 4:30.
Emily Orminski served eight aces and Adrianna Watrobski had six kills Friday as Galway defeated Mekeel Christian Academy, 25-8, 25-9, 25-15, and improved to 4-0 in the Western Athletic Conference.
Schoharie went to 3-1 in the WAC with a comeback 23-25, 25-27, 26-24, 25-17, 25-17 win over Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville.
Victoria Mueller had 11 kills for the Indians.