Schools: Dongelewic pitches no-hitter in Shaker baseball win

Schenectady's Xander Canfield connects for a single againjst Bethlehem Monday at Central Park in Schenectady.

Schenectady's Xander Canfield connects for a single againjst Bethlehem Monday at Central Park in Schenectady.

Andrew Dongelewic pitched a no-hitter for Shaker in its 1-0 win over Ballston Spa Monday in a Suburban Council baseball game. 

Dongelewic struck out six batters in the effort and walked five.

Ryan Bates tripled and scored on Cam Mailloux’s groundout. 

Andrew Kramer pitched well for the Scotties, allowing just one hit and walking one. He struck out two batters in six innings.

CBA topped Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake 11-6. Michael O’Shaughnessy was 4 for 4 with two doubles, two RBIs and two runs scored for CBA, while Ben Huckans was 3 for 4 with a triple, two RBIs and a run scored. Owen Goodridge struck out nine batters in five innings to secure the win. For BH-BL, Noah DiCaprio was 2 for 3 with two RBIs and a run scored.

Averill Park defeated Troy 2-0. Aidan McCue struck out six batters in the complete-game win, and Alex Yash had two hits and an RBI.

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Bethlehem won 16-4 against Schenectady. Caden Bernardo had a double among three hits, and added four RBIs and three runs scored. Also for Bethlehem, Clayton Dutfield had three RBIs, and CJ Franchini and Adrian Lopez each had two hits and two RBIs. For Schenectady, David Bernard had a hit, walk and two RBIs.

Guilderland secured a 4-2 win against Saratoga Springs. Ty Santabarbara led Guilderland with two hits, including a double, a run scored and an RBI. For Saratoga Springs, Charles DeRizzo had a hit and an RBI. Dan Keaney had eight strikeouts and allowed two earned runs in four innings for Guilderland, while Owen Simonsen struck out six in three scoreless innings.

With five scoreless innings and eight strikeouts, Parker Aikens recorded his first varsity win in Niskayuna’s 2-1 victory against Columbia. Ryan Funyak had three hits and Dylan Mennillo added two for Niskayuna. For Columbia, Jack Bennett had two hits.

Shenendehowa won 25-1 against Albany. Guiseppe D’Elia and Nicolas Jos each hit a home run in the win, while Brad Curtis had five hits. Recording four RBIs were Jos, Thomas Hall and Curtis. On the mound, Jos struck out six in four scoreless innings.

Jerek Hobb led Schalmont to a 7-0 Colonial Council win against Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk. In six scoreless innings, Hobb struck out 14 batters, allowed three hits and walked two. On offense, Hobb scored twice, while Schalmont’s Christian Tortorici had two hits and one RBI.

Mohonasen won 8-6 against La Salle. Michael Gage had three hits and two RBIs in the win, and struck out seven batters and allowed one run in pitching the final three innings. AJ Cruz had two hits and scored three times for Mohonasen. For La Salle, JJ Hunter had three RBIs.

Aaron Henry had two doubles among his three hits and four RBIs to lead Cobleskill-Richmondville past Voorheesville 7-3. Zowen Collins added two hits for C-R.

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Gianni DiCerbo hit two home runs to help lead Albany Academy to a 16-2 victory over Cohoes. The Cadets also got homers from Alex Gay, Geneo Savoca, Andrew Pugliese, Ty Kimbler and Aidan O’Keefe.

In the Wasaren League, Tamarac bested Saratoga Catholic 4-1. Peyton Richardson struck out nine batters in the complete-game win and added a double. Tyler Sears had two RBIs. For Saratoga Catholic, Hunter Fales had two hits, and Tyler Weygand struck out eight batters and allowed one earned run in five innings.

Hoosick Falls won 14-0 against Berlin/New Lebanon. Josh Colgrove had a home run and five RBIs, and Jake Sparks struck out 11 batters in six scoreless innings.

Amsterdam won 17-0 against Hudson Falls in a Foothills Council game. The Rams led 2-0 after three innings and scored 11 of their runs in the final two frames. Kai Brennan had five RBIs, Spencer Cotugno added three and Manny Santos contributed two. Brennan and Santos each had three hits, and Cotugno and Noah Marshall each added two. Marshall struck out 10 batters in six innings.

In eight innings, Queensbury defeated Broadalbin-Perth 4-1. Ryan Blanchard and Logan Smith each had an RBI in the win, while Alexander Coombes had three hits. Mike Magliocca had a hit and an RBI for Broadalbin-Perth, and struck out eight batters and allowed three earned runs in 7 1-3 innings.

Gloversville topped South Glens Falls 8-2. Dane Dillenback struck out six batters in the complete-game win, while Alex Payne and Brett Rulison each scored two runs. Six different Gloversville players had one hit and four players recorded an RBI, Dillenback had a hit and an RBI, as did Kyle Robare and Hunter Strausser.

Andrew Wilson and Luke Brandow combined to pitch a two-hitter in leading Scotia-Glenville to an 11-0 win over Glens Falls. Aidan Streeter had a home run and two singles for the Tartans, while Kyle Brown and Cody Rogers each had three hits.

Adam DeGregory went 2 for 3 with a double and three RBIs to lead Schuylerville to an 8-2 win over Johnstown. Ashton Morris doubled and had an RBI for the Black Horses. Jared Stewart, Zack Tallon, and Evan Baker all had multiple hits for Johnstown.

Zack Suits’ walk-off RBI single in the eighth inning lifted Canajoharie to a 4-3 Western Athletic Conference win against Middleburgh. Riley Montanye doubled in the win, while he and Jack Montanye joined Suits in producing one RBI apiece.

In a game that ended after five innings, Fonda-Fultonville didn’t allow a hit and defeated Northville 49-1. Fonda-Fultonville scored a dozen runs in the first inning, 14 in the second and 16 in the fourth. Giovanni DiCaprio hit two home runs, while Jackson Croucher, Tyler Daus, Derek Duval and Jake Hernigle each hit one. Combining to pitch a no-hitter were Daus and DiCaprio.

Duanesburg topped Schoharie 2-1 in eight innings, as Peyton Fall delivered the game-winning RBI. Schoharie’s Luke Helmstadt struck out 12 and had a no-hitter through five innings. Duanesburg’s Fall also struck out 12 and allowed two hits through five innings. Shane Wetherington had a double and single for Duanesburg, as did Schoharie’s Quin Barton.

Mayfield was a 3-1 winner against Berne-Knox-Westerlo. Zach Byrns hit a home run in the win, and Aiden Martuscello had the Panthers’ other two RBIs. Byrns struck out six batters in the complete-game win.


Shenendehowa won 8-0 against Albany in Suburban Council softball. Becca Zawistowski had a home run and three RBIs, while Breanna Hayes joined Zawistowski in producing two hits. Hayes and Zawistowski combined to pitch seven innings and strike out a dozen batters.

Bethlehem won 16-0 against Schenectady. Katherine Sauders had four hits, three RBIs and three runs scored, while Reagan Frazer, Charlotte Higgs, Elly Lyda and Mackenzie Kawczak each had two hits. Frazer had three RBIs, and Higgs and Kawczak each had two.

Maisie Dawson went 3 for 4 with an RBI to help lead Averill Park to a 7-2 win over Troy. Olivia Ashline went 4 for 4 to lead Troy, which got 10 strikeouts from Olivia DeCitise.

In eight innings, Columbia won 6-0 against Niskayuna. Olivia Urquhart struck out 12 batters in the complete-game win. Teagan Kreshik had the game-winning RBI, Abbie Silliman had two hits and an RBI, and Cailyn Thorpe had two RBIs. For Niskayuna, Anna Joyce struck out eight batters and had a double.

Colonie won 3-2 against Ballston Spa. Sophia Currao had a home run and two RBIs, and Jenny Shafer added two hits and three RBIs in the win. For Ballston Spa, Lauren Jesmain contributed three hits.

Alexa Pavone drove in the game-winning run in Mohonasen’s 4-3 walk-off Colonial Council win against Holy Names. Kiera Rogers struck out a dozen batters in the complete-game win. Madison Jones, Matitza Gonzalez, Yanil Ortiz, Sara Toukatly and Angelina Galusha each collected one hit for Mohonasen.

Mikayla Townsend drove in four runs with a pair of doubles to power Schalmont to an 18-0 victory over Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk. Sara Kindlon added three hits and three RBIs for the Sabres. Marissa Phillips pitched a two-hitter, striking out eight in a game ended after five innings.

Ichabod Crane won 21-0 against Catholic Central. Ava Heffner and Kari Graziano each had four RBIs, and Graziano struck out 10 batters in the five-inning game.

Katalina Rohloff had two hits and three RBIs to lead Voorheesville to a 13-5 win against Cobleskill-Richmondville. Rowan Knauf added two RBIs in the win.

Crista Spizowski was 4 for 4 with an RBI in Cohoes’ 5-2 win against Albany Academy. Regina Poulin had two hits and an RBI, while Brooke Godfrey-Fogarty had two RBIs in the win. Shelby Dawe struck out nine batters and allowed no earned runs in the complete-game win.

Hoosick Falls won 1-0 against Berlin/New Lebanon in Wasaren League play. Kennedy Boisvert struck out 13 batters in seven scoreless innings for Hoosick Falls, while Bailey Catlin struck out 13 batters in six innings for Berlin/New Lebanon. For Hoosick Falls, Marissa Landry had three hits and the game’s lone RBI. 

The Amsterdam softball team fell to Hudson Falls at Shuttleworth Park in a Foothills Council game. Hudson Falls scored seven runs in the fifth inning on its way to a 14-1 win. Emily Harrington went 2 for 2 with a double and a run scored for the Tigers. Hudson Falls’ Anna Winter struck out seven batters in the win. Amsterdam’s Elianna Tirado led off the fourth inning with a triple and came around to score for the Rams’ lone run of the game.

Arianna Stark had two hits and three RBIs for Scotia-Glenville in a 15-1 win over Johnstown. Ayanna Ortiz and Keely Kristal added two hits and two RBIs each for the Tartans. On the mound, Kristal struck out seven in four innings of work.

Queensbury won 7-4 against Schuylerville. Alexis Rogers struck out four and didn’t allow an earned run in the complete-game win. Rogers also had three hits and scored three runs.

South Glens Falls won 2-0 against Glens Falls. Tori Young struck out six batters in the shutout and Jade Maille hit a home run.

In a Western Athletic Conference game, Canajoharie softball won 9-3 against Middleburgh. Jazmin Humphrey hit a home run in the win, while Gianna Memrick, and Andrea Bowerman and Kirsten Hyney each had a double. Hyney had a game-high three RBIs and struck out 11 batters in the complete-game pitching win. For Middleburgh, Cierra DuPont had three hits.

Galway won 6-2 against Broadalbin-Perth in a non-league game. Amber Kolpakas struck out a dozen batters in the complete-game win, and had two hits and two runs scored, while Alaina Aschmutat had two hits and five RBIs, and Abi Gullett had two hits and scored two runs. For Broadalbin-Perth, Adrianna Smith had two hits, an RBI and scored a run.

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Keegan McGovern scored three goals and Sean Willis scored two in Schenectady/Mohonasen’s 6-4 Colonial Council boys’ lacrosse win against Ichabod Crane/Maple Hill. Luciano Todd had 10 saves in the win, while Carson Randall made 19 in defeat.


Scotia-Glenville was a 10-6 winner against South Glens Falls in a Foothills Council girls’ lacrosse matchup. Morgan Nichter had four goals and an assist in the win, Alice Nichter added two goals and an assist, and Lucy Crounse produced two goals and an assist. For South Glens Falls, Lillian Willis had three goals. In goal, Maya Westbrook made 10 saves in the win and Natalie Keegan stopped 15 shots for South Glens Falls.

Holy Names scored 10 second-half goals to earn a 16-6 Colonial Council win over Cohoes. Suzie Smith led Holy Names with five goals and two assists, while Lauren Mesick had four goals and two assists.

In a non-league game, Niskayuna won 11-10 against Horseheads. Ashlyn McPartlan and Mary Kate Cestaro each scored three goals, while Ava Roemer added two in the win. Emma Batko made 10 saves in victory.


In a 9-0 Suburban Council boys’ tennis win against Columbia, Niskayuna’s Avaneesh Benki was a 6-0, 6-0 winer at No. 1 singles. Other Niskayuna singles players not to lose a game were Jeremy Burstyn, Syed Saeed and Vivek Lanka. Other Niskayuna singles winners were Masum Shah and Zain Choudy, and the doubles teams of Daniel Mun and Patrick Connelly, Mihir Kulkarni and Arthur Leung, and Joseph Ltaif & David Henson.

Shaker swept Ballston Spa led by Roshan Mehta’s 6-0, 6-4 win at No. 1 singles. Other singles winners were Markus Rankins, Sreeram Vudayagiri, Varun Appaleneni, Connor Bunkoff and Avi Bagchi.

Shenendehowa cruised to an 8-1 victory over Albany behind singles wins from Advaith Ramani, Evan Hickey, Tony Liu, Andrew Mayott and Andrew Hwang.

Saratoga Springs won four singles matches in its 6-3 victory over Guilderland. Vincent Devito, Ryan Clancy, Declan Ladd and Kevin Rosas were victorious for the Blue Streaks. Rajeev Rai and Zexi Wang won at singles for Guilderland.

Colonie won 7-2 against CBA. At No. 1 singles, CBA’s Spencer Smith was a 6-1, 6-4 winner.

Ichabod Crane controlled the singles matches in a 5-2 Colonial Council victory over Cobleskill-Richmondville. The Bulldogs got a singles win from Jacob Trendell and the doubles team of Benjamin Yorke and Cooper Van Wie.

Queensbury topped Scotia-Glenville 5-2 in a Foothills Council match. Remy Maynard earned the Tartans’ lone singles win, while the doubles team of Xavier Deluca and Brett Colucciello won in straight sets.

Lake George defeated Mekeel Christian 5-2 in a non-league match. The Lions got singles wins from Franky McCleneghen and Oliwier Niedzielski.

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