High schools: Vorgang, Williams lead Niskayuna boys’ lacrosse to win


HIGH SCHOOLS Greyson Vorgang had five goals and four assists, and Tanner Williams registered three goals and four assists in Niskayuna’s 21-4 Suburban Council boys’ lacrosse win against Colonie. 

Niskayuna led 18-2 at halftime. 

Lucas Klokiw contributed four goals and an assist, while Davey Carroll added three goals and one assist.

Sam Smith scored five goals in CBA’s 18-5 win against Averill Park. Logan Murphy produced two goals and three assists, Shea Hogan scored three goals, and Chesco Rasco added two goals and two assists.  For Averill Park, Luke Hemple scored three goals.

Ballston Spa won 14-6 against Bethlehem. Ballston Spa led 8-4 at halftime. John Serina had four goals and three assists, Sean Dwyer registered four goals, and Geno DeRubertis contributed three goals and two assists. For Bethlehem, Dan Johnson and George Rhatigan each had two goals, and Dane Jones had a goal and two assists. Tyler Novack made 20 saves for Bethlehem and Dom Zichelli had 15 for Ballston Spa.

Voorheesville won 13-3 against Schenectady/Mohonasen. In the Colonial Council victory, Sean Bruno had a goal and six assists, Bruce Jones had four goals and an assist, Joey Tomlin produced three goals and an assist, Andrew Cillis scored three goals, and Jack Barringer had two goals and an assist. For Schenectady/Mohonasen, Sean Willis, Jacob Verra and Keegan McGovern each scored a goal. Todd Luciano made 22 saves for Schenectady/Mohonasen.


Ava Roemer had four goals and an assist, and Natalie Zhu produced three goals and two assists in Niskayuna’s 12-11 Suburban Council girls’ lacrosse win against Colonie. Mary Kate Cestaro added two goals and an assist in the win. For Colonie, Isabella Boardman had four goals and two assists, Shannone Coyle produced three goals and one assist, Avery Connolly scored three goals, and Katherine Boardman added one goal and three assists.

Lauren Shanahan scored four goals in Shenendehowa’s 14-5 win against Columbia. Paid Adams added three goals and Kelly Augeri scored two. For Columbia, Allison Beattie had one goal and one assist.

Cara Calicchia scored four goals, and Lauren McCulloch added three to lead a balanced Shaker attack in the Blue Bison’s 18-4 win over Albany.

Averill Park defeated Johnstown 16-4 in a non-league game. Abby Houser had five goals and an assist, while Lilli VanDerKar produced four goals and two assists, Gwen Jamison added two scores and three assists, and Lizzie Hansen scored four goals. For Johnstown, Jenna Barker scored two goals.


Mohonasen collected a 23-7 baseball win against Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk. In the five-inning Colonial Council game, Mohonasen scored nine runs in the first and 10 in the third. Anthony Fasolino led Mohonasen, with three hits, four RBIs and four runs scored. Dillion DePiero contributed three hits, three RBIs and three runs scored, while Vince Carollo and Michael Gage each had two hits and three RBIs. Gage added three runs scored. On the mound, AJ Crux struck out six in four innings.

Greenwich won 13-0 against Saratoga Catholic in Wasaren League play. Aidan McPhail struck out 13 batters and allowed two hits in six innings to earn the win. Parker Jamieson had a home run, double, single and five RBIs, and Aidan Waite added two hits and four RBIs. Jayden Hughes contributed three hits.

Ryan Grimmick struck out 11 over five innings to help lead Mechanicville to a 23-2 victory over Hoosic Valley. He also had three hits, as Mechanicville scored 15 runs in the fifth inning to secure the win.

Hoosick Falls won 12-2 against Waterford-Halfmoon. Jake Sparks and Alex Bushee each hit a home run. Sparks had four RBIs in the win. Ben Smith produced three singles and three runs scored, Josh Colegrove added two hits and an RBI, and Tucker Thayne had two hits and two RBIs. For Waterford-Halfmoon, Gavin Bodah had two hits.

Alex Ednie had two hits and four RBIs to lead Tamarac to a 19-8 victory over Berlin/New Lebanon. Aiden Forster also drove in four for the Bengals, while Ben Chaput had two hits and three RBIs to lead Berlin/New Lebanon.

Tyler Daus had three hits and drove in five runs as Fonda-Fultonville topped Voorheesville 15-3 in a non-league game. Zenmatsu Myles added three hits and three RBIs. Nick Romansky’s two hits led Voorheesville.

Averill Park won 12-2 against Amsterdam. Wyatt Thorsen struck out five batters in five scoreless innings to claim the win. Nicholas Galuski had two hits, two RBIs and two runs scored, while Michael Wormuth had three RBIs, two hits and one run scored. For Amsterdam, Manny Santos produced two hits, one RBI and one run scored. Averill Park scored 11 runs in the game’s first three innings, and led 12-0 heading into the bottom of the sixth.

Schoharie won 13-2 against Berne-Knox-Westerlo in a Western Athletic Conference game. Eight players had a hit for Schoharie, which scored nine runs in the first inning. Quin Barton and Justin VanGasbeck each scored three runs, and John Polley and Lawrence Zeufle each registered two RBIs. For B-K-W, Ryan Feliciano had a double.

In a game played Wednesday, Galway won 22-3 against Northville in five innings. Myles Pleasants had five hits and six RBIs in the win, Ryan Pudney added three hits and Eric Zelezniak pitched three perfect innings.


Lily Haluska hit two solo home runs in Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake’s 7-5 Suburban Council softball win against Colonie. Cianna Benamati produced two hits and scored a run in the win, while Colonie’s Taylor Quinn had a home run. 

Maisie Dawson and Bella Mahar each hit a home run in Averill Park’s 11-7 win against Ballston Spa. Averill Park scored in each inning. Dawson had four hits and three RBIs. For Ballston Spa, Livia Wiltsie had four hits and an RBI, and Madelyn Perrone added three hits.

Guilderland defeated Niskayuna 6-5 in eight innings. Lily Durivage had four hits, three RBIs and three stolen bases, Meg Paul had two hits, scored two runs and stole two bases, Emily Ravalli allowed one earned run in five innings and Lillie Teague allowed no earned runs in three innings. Teague also had a hit, scored two runs and stole two bases.

Lansingburgh won 29-11 against Holy Names in a five-inning Colonial Council game. Taylor Moran had five RBIs in the win, while Mary Doyle had four.

Albany Academy won 18-0 against Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk. Kyra Van Denburgh had three RBIs and struck out nine batters in recording the win, while Lia Nevo had two hits, two RBIs and three runs scored, and Emma Hart had two RBIs and two runs scored.

Eden Resch struck out 11 and allowed just two hits to lead Stillwater to a 7-0 shutout over Hoosic Valley in Wasaren League action. She also went 2 for 4 at the plate with a double, four RBIs and a run. Peyton Morris also went 2 for 4 with a double, driving in two and scoring once.


Aaron Pachucki and Franky McCleneghen each won their boys’ tennis singles matches without dropping a game in helping Mekeel Christian to a 6-1 Western Athletic Conference win over Middleburgh, which got a win at first singles from John Bruno.

Joseph Ltaif and David Henson pulled out a 7-5 first-set win en route to a first-doubles victory for Niskayuna in its 8-1 Suburban Council win over Colonie. The Garnet Raiders’ win came from the doubles team of Alex Wheeler and Colin Gebauer in three sets.

Hasan Serville won his third singles match, 2-6, 7-6 (12-10), 10-4, as part of Schenectady/Mohonasen’s 5-2 win over La Salle in Colonial Council action.

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