High schools: Niskayuna, Colonie girls play to 1-1 soccer tie

Niskayuna's Mia Achet handles the ball next to Colonie's Brooke Dufour during a girls' soccer game Saturday. (Peter R. Barber/Staff Photographer)

Niskayuna's Mia Achet handles the ball next to Colonie's Brooke Dufour during a girls' soccer game Saturday. (Peter R. Barber/Staff Photographer)

Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Your Niskayuna

Maria Tsakalakos’ goal in the 73rd minute gave Niskayuna an equalizer after Julia Bancheri scored for Colonie midway through the second half as the two teams played to a 1-1 draw in Suburban Council girls’ soccer action Saturday.

Guilderland got goals from 12 different players, including all nine of its seniors, in a 12-0 senior day victory over Schenectady. Jane Leader led the charge with a goal and two assists.

Madison McMaster and Mia DiBlasi each scored a goal for Saratoga Springs in a 2-0 win over Troy.

In Suburban Council boys’ soccer play, Lincoln Freeman’s 31st minute, along with an early own goal, provided the difference in Christian Brothers Academy’s 2-1 victory over Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake. Stephen Zarub scored for Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake.

Ben Tymeson and Darien Esipinal each scored twice for Shenendehowa as the Plainsmen powered to a 4-0 win over Averill Park.

The Saratoga Springs field hockey team powered to a 6-0 win over Niskayuna behind a hat trick from Jane Ginley, two goals from Maddie Slavett and a goal and an assist from Riley Jameson.

Rachel Sterle had a goal and an assist, and Molly Miller scored her first varsity goal in Shenendehowa’s 3-0 win over Guilderland.

GIRLS’ SOCCER

SUBURBAN COUNCIL

NISKAYUNA 1, COLONIE 1

Halftime: Tied 0-0. Niskayuna scoring: Tsakalakos 1-0. Colonie scoring: Bancheri 1-0, Omorogbe 0-1. Goalies: Niskayuna, Mesbahi 8 saves. Colonie, Blake 4 saves, York 4 saves.

GUILDERLAND 12, SCHENECTADY 0

Halftime: Guilderland led 8-0. Schenectady scoring: None. Guilderland scoring: DiCaprio 1-1, Kmzack 1-0, Conti 1-0, Grimm 1-1, Leader 1-2, Brown 1-0, Lumley 1-0, Conaway 1-0, Kenney 1-0, O’Brien 1-0, Levernois 1-0, Thompson 1-1, Miller 0-2. Goalies: Schenectady, Summers 11 saves. Guilderland, Renaud 0 saves, Gordon 0 saves, DiCaprio 0 saves, Lumley 0 saves.

SARATOGA SPRINGS 2, TROY 0

Halftime: Saratoga Springs led 1-0. Troy scoring: None. Saratoga Springs scoring: McMaster 1-0, DiBlasi 1-0, VonAnn 0-1. Goalies: Troy, Adams 25 saves. Saratoga Springs, Long 4 saves.

BOYS’ SOCCER

CBA 2, BURNT HILLS-BALLSTON LAKE 1

Halftime: CBA led 2-0. CBA scoring: Freeman 1-0, Baker 0-1. Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake scoring: Zarub 1-0.

SHENENDEHOWA 4, AVERILL PARK 0

Halftime score: Shenendehowa led 1-0. Shenendehowa scoring: Tymeson 2-0, Espinal 2-0, Brown 0-1, Arora 0-1. Averill Park scoring: None. Goalies: Shenendehowa, Moulton 3 saves. Averill Park, Roth 9 saves, Bourgault 1 save.

SARATOGA SPRINGS 5, TROY 0

Halftime: Saratoga Springs led 2-0. Troy scoring: None. Saratoga Springs scoring: Varghese 2-1, Hedge 1-2, Donnelly 1-0, Lawrence 1-0, Somoza 0-1, Tsitos 0-1. Goalies: Saratoga Springs, Munter 0 saves.

COLUMBIA 2, SHAKER 0

Columbia scoring: Bell 1-0, Mingle 1-0. Shaker scoring: None. Goalies: Columbia, Beans 6 saves. Shaker, Andres 4 saves, Wilson 3 saves.

NISKAYUNA 5, COLONIE 0

Niskayuna scoring: M. Stiles 2-0, Puccioni 1-0, Angrist 1-0, Boyle 1-0. Colonie scoring: None.

FIELD HOCKEY

SUBURBAN COUNCIL

SARATOGA SPRINGS 6, NISKAYUNA 0

Saratoga Springs 2 1 1 2 — 6

Niskayuna 0 0 0 0 — 0

Saratoga Springs scoring: Ginley 3-0, Slavett 2-0, Jameson 1-1, Ide 0-2, Barlow 0-1, Wendell 0-1. Niskayuna scoring: None. Goalies: Niskayuna, Wilson 6 saves.

SHENENDEHOWA 3, GUILDERLAND 0

Guilderland 0 0 0 0 — 0

Shenendehowa 1 1 1 0 — 1

Guilderland scoring: None. Shenendehowa scoring: Sterle 1-1, Eggleston 1-0, Miller 1-0, Merritt 0-1, Kuzmich 0-1. Goalies: Guilderland, Simeone 14 saves. Shenendehowa, Kissling 0 saves, Anslow 4 saves.

BOYS’ CROSS COUNTRY

SUBURBAN COUNCIL

ALBANY 22, SCHENECTADY 37

At Iroquois Middle School (2.5 miles) — Decker (S), 14:32; Richard (A), 15:01; Martinelli (A), 15:28; Chittur (A), 15:37; Gordon (A), 16:14.

SHENENDEHOWA 15, GUILDERLAND 50

At Shenendehowa (2.5 miles) — Brimhall (S), 13:12.2; Clay (S), 13:23.3; Hislop (S), 13:33.3; Ethier (S), 13:49.8; Thielke (S), 14:00.8.

SARATOGA SPRINGS 17, SHAKER 41

At Crossings Park (2.5 miles) — Bush (SS), 13:04.0; B. Tooker (SS), 13:17.5; Fredette (SS), 13:27.9; Pavelec (S), 13:40.2; D. Tooker (SS), 13:49.6.

NISKAYUNA 25, BALLSTON SPA 30

At Iroquois Middle School (2.5 miles) — Franjieh (N), 13:26.9; Schiavo (N), 14:14.3; Huff (BS), 14:50.0; Darling (BS), 15:08.8; Benki (N), 15:13.3.

COLONIE 26, AVERILL PARK 29

Bonesteel (AP), 13:49.53; Prevratil (C), 14:30.30; Flanagan (C), 14:39.69; Petramale (C), 15:00.82; Malenfant (AP), 15:09.71.

BURNT HILLS-BALLSTON LAKE 24, BETHLEHEM 31

At Saratoga Spa State Park (3.05 miles) — Allison (BH-BL), 15:50.7; Rounds (BH-BL), 15:59.3; Su (B), 16:40.0; Hayes (B), 16:52.1; Fulgeri (BH-BL), 17:09.4.

COLUMBIA 25, CBA 34

COLUMBIA 15, TROY INC.

CBA 15, TROY INC.

At CBA (3.0 miles) — Hendricks (CBA), 16:12; Williams (CBA), 16:13; Davis (C), 16:19; Farnan (C), 16:33; Murphy (C), 16:46.

FOOTHILLS COUNCIL

SCHULYERVILLE 20, AMSTERDAM 41

At Hudson Crossing Park (2.9 miles) — Dzikowicz (A), 17:12.4; McGloine (S), 17:25.5; Farbaniec (S), 17:36.8; Headen (S), 18:17.6; Payant (S), 18:20.5.

QUEENSBURY 28, SCOTIA-GLENVILLE 30

At Queensbury (3.02 miles) — Greski (S-G), 16:27.1; Greene (S-G), 17:02.3; Hicks (Q), 17:24.1; Jenkin (Q), 17:50.7; Tebano (S-G), 18:01.8.

HUDSON FALLS 15, GLOVERSVILLE INC.

At Hudson Falls — Tamez (HF), 20:37.5; Dudley (HF), 21:07.6; Port (G), 21:40.5; Heimer (G), 21:41.2; Brisbin (HF), 23:52.7.

WESTERN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE

MAYFIELD 15, B-K-W/MIDDLEBURGH 46

MAYFIELD 15, DUANESBURG 46

MAYFIELD 15, OESJ INC.

DUANESBURG 27, B-K-W/MIDDLEBURGH 29

DUANESBURG 15, OESJ INC.

B-K-W/MIDDLEBURGH 15, OESJ INC.

At Mayfield HS — Abdella (M), 15:54; Ruberti (M), 16:53; Jourden (M), 16:54; Jones (M), 17:20; Leach (M), 17:57.

FONDA-FULTONVILLE 15, GALWAY 50

FONDA-FULTONVILLE 15, CANAJOHARIE/FORT PLAIN 50

CANAJOHARIE/FORT PLAIN 25, GALWAY 30

At Fort Plain Sports Complex (3.0 miles) — Viscosi (F-F), 17:00; Melita (F-F), 17:14; Dettenrider (F-F), 17:46; Sanges (F-F), 19:12; Cline (F-F), 19:16.

GIRLS’ CROSS COUNTRY

SUBURBAN COUNCIL

ALBANY 18, SCHENECTADY 39

At Iroquois Middle School (2.5 miles) — Levy (A), 20:09; Dollar (A), 20:10; Kelly (A), 20:13; Lamont (A), 20:17; Kanan (S), 21:52.

SHENENDEHOWA 15, GUILDERLAND 47

At Shenendehowa (2.5 miles) — Hotaling (S), 15:08.0; McLaughlin (S), 15:30.5; Knott (S), 16:05.6; Klingbeil (S), 16:15.3; Colon (S), 16:32.6.

SARATOGA SPRINGS 16, SHAKER 47

At Crossings Park (2.5 miles) — Kurto (SS), 14:35.0; Wheeler (SS), 14:45.7; Bush (SS), 14:53.5; Hart (SS), 15:00.5; Griffin (S), 15:12.8.

NISKAYUNA 21, BALLSTON SPA 34

At Iroquois Middle School (2.5 miles) — Kebbede (N), 15:56.3; Shiang (N), 16:02.5; Wilson (BS), 16:41.0; Cestaro (N), 16:41.9; Rust (BS), 16:58.9.

COLONIE 20, AVERILL PARK 43

Barsalow (AP), 15:59.86; Hrelja (C), 16:34.47; Lupe (C), 17:02.09; Armenia (C), 17:17.67; Gepfert (C), 17:26.98.

BETHLEHEM 23, BURNT HILLS-BALLSTON LAKE 32

At Saratoga Spa State Park (3.05 miles) — Davis (B), 19:16.4; Paolino (BH-BL), 19:19.6; O’Meara (B), 19:27.6; Vendetti (BH-BL), 20:02.5; Conway (B), 20:06.9.

FOOTHILLS COUNCIL

SCHUYLERVILLE 15, AMSTERDAM 47

At Hudson Crossing Park (2.9 miles) — Vianese (S), 19:55.0; Stark (S), 21:00.6; Wian (S), 21:07.2; Barton (S), 21:45.7; Letzring (S), 22:28.2.

GLOVERSVILLE 15, HUDSON FALLS INC.

At Hudson Falls — Williamson (HF), 23:27.5; Dutcher (G), 23:45.1; Murphy (G), 23:56.4; Hutchinson (HF), 25:57.5; Tesi (G), 31:19.6.

SCOTIA-GLENVILLE 24, QUEESNBURY 32

At Queensbury (3.02 miles) — James (S-G), 19:56.7; Krogh (S-G0, 20:29.4; Habshi (Q), 20:46.5; Smith (S-G), 20:59.7; Powers (Q), 21:50.4.

WESTERN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE

B-K-W/MIDDLEBURGH 26, MAYFIELD 30

MAYFIELD 23, DUANESBURG 32

B-K-W/MIDDLEBURGH 21, DUANESBURG 36

At Mayfield HS — Relyea (M), 18:09; Puzulis (B-K-W/M), 19:23; Harris (D), 19:37; LaFontaine (M), 20:03; Scram (B-K-W/M), 20:39.

FONDA-FULTONVILLE 20, GALWAY 37

FONDA-FULTONVILLE 24, CANAJOHARIE/FORT PLAIN 31

CANAJOHARIE/FORT PLAIN 24, GALWAY 33

At Fort Plain Sports Complex (3.0 miles) — Clear (F-F), 20:43; Jordan (G), 21:42; Miller (F-F), 22:02; Schaeffer (C/FP), 22:24; Karker (C/FP), 22:37.

GIRLS’ TENNIS

SUBURBAN COUNCIL

NISKAYUNA 9, COLONIE 0

Singles: Christine Lee (N) d. Caroline Fuller 6-0, 6-0; Eujeong Choi (N) d. Kristine Kim 6-0, 6-0; Aleesha Choudry (N) d. Gina Ramundo 6-0, 6-0; Bhavya Chavali (N) d. Amber Elk 6-0, 6-0; Xuning Ying (N) d. Paige Kenneally 6-1, 6-1; Eman Abdelmagid (N) by forfeit. Doubles: Morgan Guzman & Hally Lightbody (N) d. Isabella Kenneally & Olivia Sturges 6-2, 6-0; Grace Kayastha & Abby Bell (N) by forfeit; Sara Wall & Irina Knezevic (N) d. Breanna Martell & Emily DiMarino 6-0, 6-0.

BALLSTON SPA 5, BURNT HILLS-BALLSTON LAKE 4

Singles:

Ryann Ashby (BS) d. Rebecca Dudley 8-4; Lucy Ehmann (BS) d. Mary Hayden 8-6; Hannah Cook (BS) d. Julia Paolino 8-4; Isabella Kaldy (BS) d. Meghan Poirier 9-7; Gabby Gise (BS) d. Kaitlin Hopper 8-6; Gianna Leggieri (BH) d. Isabella Layer 8-4. Doubles: Maddie Morrison & Erica Muscato (BH) d. Paige Witalec & Sophia Ostrander 8-1; Emily Lussier & Maddy Boussa (BH) d. Ava Purcell & Kendall Winters 8-2; Ashley Bikowicz & Abbie Miller (BH) d. Katie Burns & Maria Galarza 8-1.

GUILDERLAND 9, COLUMBIA 0

Singles: Katrina Setchenkov (G) d. Anika Galkiewicz 6-3, 6-1; Meghana Bhupati (G) d. Davina Del Pozzo 7-5, 4-6, 6-2; Joanna Chen (G) d. Anna Puglisi 6-1, 6-2; Varsha Yerram (G) d. Young Shelby 6-4, 7-5; Senbahavalli Ramasamy (G) d. Laney Broglio 6-3, 6-3; Disha Bodduluri (G) d. Brenna Paxton 6-1, 6-1. Doubles: Singda Arige & Jeanine Cao (G) d. Stella Forte & Kristen Murray 6-2, 6-2; Sophie Green & Kaveeya Ramkobair (G) d. Faith Webb & Alyssa Gonyea 6-0, 6-0; Maeve Segrue & Hanvitha Kunkalaguntla (G) d. Georgia Mahoney & Annie Motler 6-0, 6-0.

SHAKER 5, BETHLEHEM 4

Singles: Taylor Crain (S) d. Danielle Huli 6-4, 6-0; Juliette Ceas (S) d. Kirsten Phang 6-0, 6-2; May Le (S) d. Amanda Koch 6-0, 6-2; Anna Peles  (B) d. Faith Malo 7-5, 4-6, 7-5; Zara Pattison  (B) d. Abigail Poole 6-2, 6-1; Purvayi Patil  (B) d. Ashritha Annam 6-0, 6-1. Doubles: Yolanda Mendonca & Mikayla Brunell (S) d. Rachael Close & Natalee Huli 6-2, 6-4; Kripa Hongalgi & Shayna Huli  (B) d. Jessica Andrews & Harini Karnati 6-2, 2-6, 6-4; Regan Doherty & Lilith Phelps (S) d. Rayka Kogut & Caleigh Myers 4-6, 6-4, 10-8.

FOOTHILLS COUNCIL

SCOTIA-GLENVILLE 7, AMSTERDAM 0

Singles: Sophia Velasco (S-G) d. Natalie Flint 8-5; Charlotte Tvelia (S-G) d. Helen Flint 8-0; Cassie Cenzano (S-G) d. Emily Yandik 8-1; Emma Schaub (S-G) d. Malia Colwill 8-0; Maddie Cook (S-G) d. Abby Peninger 8-4. Doubles: Kaitlyn Blucher & Piper Wiegert (S-G) d. Emma Pierce & Amy Brittain 8-4; Emma Mathes & Natalie McGlauflin (S-G) d. Emma Johnson & Lauren Mowrey 8-3.

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