High schools: Burnt Hills boys’ lacrosse wins battle of Schwan coaches


Head coach Tom Schwan’s Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake boys’ lacrosse team picked up a 9-5 Suburban Council win Tuesday against his son Ian Schwan’s Saratoga Springs squad.

Kevin Carney had three goals and two assists in the win, while Jack Scalise had two goals and an assist, and Nick Bailey had two goals. Also in the win, Shane McClernon had a goal and an assist, Rocco Mareno had two assists, Anthony Andolino had one goal and Tyler Manning made eight saves.

For Saratoga Springs, Kyle Griskowitz, Tobey Diliuo, Colin Reinhart, Huck Patton and Graham Allison each scored a goal. Reinhart and Patton each added an assist, and Owen Leary made 14 saves.

Burnt Hills led 5-3 at halftime, then outscored Saratoga Springs 3-0 in the third quarter. 

Greyson Vorgang and Lucas Klokiw each scored five goals in Niskayuna’s 13-11 win against Ballston Spa. Vorgang also had two assists in the win, which saw Niskayuna outscore Ballston Spa 5-3 in the final quarter. Davey Carroll produced two goals and one assist for Niskayuna, while Tanner Williams added one goal and three assists. For Ballston Spa, Sean Dwyer had four goals, John Serina contributed two goals and two assists, Geno DeRubertis had two goals and an assist, and Matt King added one goal and one assist. Tyler Carroll made 16 saves for Niskayuna and Dom Zichelli had 12 for Ballston Spa.

Mason Carroll had three goals and two assists, and Drew Canterbury added three goals and one assist in Shenendehowa’s 14-2 win against Bethlehem. Shenendehowa scored at least three goals in each quarter and held Bethlehem scoreless in two periods. Sam LoPresti had two goals for the Plainsmen, while Quinn O’Connor and Nathan Wolfe each had one goal and one assist. Tyler Novak made 13 saves for Bethlehem and Brandon Stocker made 10 for Shenendehowa.

Tommy Tysinski had seven goals and three assists in Guilderland’s 15-9 win against Columbia. Mitchell MacKissock had two goals and two assists for Guilderland, Garrett Cole had two goals and an assist, Danny Macchiarella scored twice, and Dillon Blanchard produced one goal and two assists. For Columbia, Anthony McLaughlin had five goals and two assists.

Michael Marinello scored eight goals in Mechanicville/Stillwater’s 16-3 Colonial Council win against Schenectady/Mohonasen. Marcus Robinson had three goals in the win, and Colby Paffen and Andrew Sgambati each had two. Rorick Perry had two goals for Schenectady/Mohonasen.

Stephen Deutsch had five goals and five assists in Queensbury’s 17-5 Foothills Council win against Johnstown. Michael Deutsch contributed four goals and an assist in the win, Dan Collins had three goals and an assist, Jack Conway produced three assists, and Lucas Longhitano had one goal and two assists. For Johnstown, Ryan Hoty had four goals and Bryce Mureness dished two assists. Queensbury led 9-0 after one quarter and 14-2 at halftime.

In a 9-5 win against Scotia-Glenville, Schuylerville’s Hansen Peck scored four goals. Also for Schuylerville, Reid Rockhill and Otto Bolduc both had a goal and two assists, and Corbin Clements had a goal and an assist. Asher Harrison made 10 saves in the win. For Scotia-Glenville, Jake Dariano scored three goals, Nick Coons won 15 of 18 faceoffs and had an assist, Ty Carlisle had a goal and an assist, and Dante Bianchi had two assists. Bryce Layton made 20 saves for Scotia-Glenville, which trailed 6-4 at halftime.


Mohonasen topped Cohoes 10-0 in a six-inning Colonial Council baseball game. John Stoliker (four innings, seven strikeouts) and Kam Canavally (two innings, three strikeouts) combined for Mohonasen’s pitching, while Marvin Hill’s grand slam highlighted the team’s offense. In all, Hill had two hits, five RBIs and one run scored. Anthony Fasolino and Michael Gage each had two hits and two runs scored in the win, and Fasolino added an RBI.

Jack Nimon threw a no-hitter, striking out eight, as LaSalle blanked Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk 11-0.

Aidan Heffner had three doubles and four RBIs for the Cadets (10-3, 10-6), Eddie Yamin hit a home run and a single and James O’Connell had two singles.

In five innings, Voorheesville won 13-3 against Lansingburgh. Eric Richardson and Nick Romansky each hit a home run, while Romansky added a double, four RBIs and two runs scored. Richardson scored three runs and had two RBIs. Trevor Prancl produced a game-high three hits and an RBI for Voorheesville. Lansingburgh’s Nazareth Lozada had two hits, two RBIs and a run scored.

John Porter Wilsey hit a home run and three singles, drove in three runs and scored three runs as Albany Academy cruised past Cobleskill-Richmondville 21-6.

Gianni DiCerbo had a double, triple, and three RBIs and scored four runs, Aidan O’Keefe had a double and three singles and scored four runs and Willie Kimbler had a double, two singles and two RBIs.

Zowen Collins hit a home run and a single with two RBIs for Cobleskill.

After falling behind 6-1 through three innings, Hoosick Falls rallied for a 9-6 Wasaren League win against Mechanicville. Andrew Sparks, Jake Sparks, Carson Glover, Josh Colegrove and Miles Smith all had two hits for Hoosick Falls. Both of Colegrove’s hits were doubles and he had an RBI, while Glover, Smith and Jake Sparks each had two RBIs. For Mechanicville, Will Coreno and Luke Micklas each had a triple as part of multiple-hit days.

Jake Pavone hit a home run in Broadalbin-Perth’s 13-6 Foothills Council win against Johnstown. Also for Broadalbin-Perth, Luke Tambasco produced a triple, three RBIs and two runs scored, while TJ Platt had a double and three RBIs. Hayden Benton contributed a double, single, two RBIs and a run scored in the win. Michael Magliocca had a hit and scored three runs, and struck out five batters while allowing one run in 5 2-3 innings. For Johnstown, Jared Stewart had two hits and two RBIs, and Antonio DeMarco had two hits. Broadalbin-Perth scored multiple runs in four of the game’s first five innings, and led 11-0 before Johnstown scored two runs in each of its final three offensive frames.

Queensbury led 10-0 after three innings on its way to a 13-7 win against Gloversville. Ethan Starr had three doubles, four RBIs and two runs scored in the win, Mike Simmes had a triple, single, three runs scored and one RBI, and Tyler Spaulding had a double, single, RBI and two runs scored. For Gloversville, Brett Rulison had two hits, an RBI and a run scored, and John Heimer had two hits and scored a run.

Colin Campbell starred in Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons’ 4-2 Western Athletic Conference win against Berne-Knox-Westerlo. Campbell struck out 17 batters in the complete-game pitching effort, and had a home run, single, two RBIs and two runs scored on offense. Ryan Hiscock and Kyle Lussier each had an RBI and a hit in the win. 

Duanesburg topped OESJ 5-3. Duanesburg’s Peyton Fall pitched a complete game, striking out 15. Fall also had an RBI double. Duanesburg’s Shane Wetherington had a single and a double, scored three runs and produced one RBI. For OESJ, Mason Snell struck out eight batters in seven innings, produced a home and a single, and had three RBIs.

Ichabod Crane topped Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake 8-6 in a non-league game. Nate Garafalo had two doubles, a single and two RBIs in the win, while Matt Buono had a double, two RBIs and two runs scored. Ichabod Crane’s Topher Pelesz contributed two hits, two runs scored and one RBI. For Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake, Tim Venditti had a triple, two singles and scored two runs, Matt Lepel had three RBIs and two hits, and Luke Haluska had a double, single and scored a run.


Sara Toukatly pitched a complete-game shutout to lead Mohonasen to a 5-0 Colonial Council win against Cohoes. Toukatly struck out four batters, and joined teammate Madison Jones in registering two hits. 

Voorheesville won 17-0 against Lansingburgh in five innings. Amanda Danz struck out 11 batters and allowed one hit in the win, while adding three hits, five RBIs and three runs scored on offense. Also for Voorheesville, Paige Kemmer had a hit, run scored and three RBIs.

Emma Willard topped Hoosick Falls 13-10. Sam McEntee and Ari-Vega Werner each had three RBIs, a hit and a run scored in the win, while Lauren Stephens had three hits, and Alice Wang had two hits, two runs scored and two RBIs. For Hoosick Falls, Alexis Pingelski had two hits, four RBIs and scored a run, while MacKenna Roberson contributed two hits, two runs scored and two RBIs.

Ichabod Crane’s Ava Heffner had a home run, a single, three RBIs and two runs scored in Ichabod Crane’s 13-1 win against Schalmont. Makayla Walsh had three hits, two runs scored and an RBI, and Abbey Milazzo had a double, single, RBI and run scored. Kari Graziano struck out eight batters in the six-inning win. For Schalmont, Talia Hartman had an RBI double.

Emma Hart had a triple, double, single and three runs scored in Albany Academy’s 10-6 win against Cobleskill-Richmondville. Priya Hartnet had two hits and three RBIs in the win. For Cobleskill-Richmondville, Kendal Roberts had a triple and scored two runs, and Ava Webber had two hits, two runs scored and an RBI. 

In Western Athletic Conference play, Galway topped Fonda-Fultonville 9-7 after Trishelle Oliver’s two-RBI double in the bottom of the sixth inning broke a 7-7 tie with an inning to go. In all, Oliver had three hits, four RBIs and two runs scored. Amber Kolpakas struck out seven and earned the complete-game win, without allowing an earned run, and produced a home run, two singles, two RBIs and two runs scored. Also for Galway, Alexis Rose had two singles and two RBIs. For Fonda-Fultonville, which suffered its first league loss, Amber Cole and Taylor Ferrucci each had two hits and scored a run, and Cole added an RBI. Fonda-Fultonville led 3-0 before Galway scored two runs in the bottom of the fourth, five in the fifth and two in the sixth.

Duanesburg won 18-6 against Middleburgh. In the five-inning win, Victoria Silva scored twice, had four hits and drove in seven runs. Also for Duanesburg, Allison Mienaltowski had three hits, three RBIs and four runs scored, Shannon Zink contributed three hits, two RBIs and four runs scored, and Gabby DeLeon offered three RBIs, two hits and one run scored. For Middleburgh, Kaitlyn Wood had three hits and two RBIs.

Berne-Knox-Westerlo won 13-1 against Canajoharie. Zoey Lounsbury had a triple and two doubles, plus six RBIs and two runs scored. For Canajoharie, Tori Blakeslee had a double and an RBI. 

Queensbury topped Colonie 10-4 in a non-league game. Cassidy Ray produced a home run, two runs scored and two RBIs in the victory, while Emma Sponzo had three hits and three RBIs. For Colonie, Jennifer Shafer, Alexcia Koonz and Ava Sillings each had a hit and an RBI, and Shafer scored two runs.

In a non-league game between Suburban Council foes, Columbia won 5-2 against Averill Park. Gianna Lenartz had a three-run home run, while Teagan Kreshik had three hits and two runs scored. Also in the win, Allie Silliman and Miranda King each had a hit and an RBI. For Averill Park, Bella Mancino had three hits and scored a run, and Bella Mahar had one hit and two RBIs.


MK Lescault registered nine goals and Ella Blesi scored six to lead Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake to a 17-11 win against Saratoga Springs in Suburban Council girls’ lacrosse. Maggie Lescault produced one goal and one assist in the win. For Saratoga Springs, Carly Wise scored five goals, Clare Wendell contributed three goals, and Isabel Burke had two goals and one assist.

Kait Tiejten and Caroline Marotta each had three goals and one assist in Bethlehem’s 11-6 win against Shenendehowa. Maeve Conway had two goals and one assist in the victory, Maddy Ward made four saves, and Kirsten Phang produced one goal and one assist. For Shenendehowa, Paige Adams and Cam Wilder each had two goals.

In a non-league game, Brigid Duffy had five goals and an assist to lead Queensbury to a 14-9 victory at Kingston. Katlin Barton scored four goals for the Spartans, and Delaney Donohue had three.


Schenectady senior Charles Barnett was the lone double-winner in a Suburban Council boys’ track and field double-dual meet. Schenectady topped Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake 64-32, but lost to Averill Park 83-54. Averill Park topped Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake 98-27. Barnett won the 110-meter high hurdles in 15.57 seconds, winning by 2.01 seconds. He also captured the 400 intermediate hurdles in 58.01, more than four seconds better than the runner-up.

Isaac Nevin-D’Allaird won four events for Mohonasen in a double-dual meet with Cohoes and Ravena in Colonial Council action. He won the 100 hurdles (15.7), 400 hurdles (1:01.0), long jump (19-7.5) and triple jump (40-7). Isaiah Gershon won the 100 (10.7) and 200 (22.38) for Mohonasen, which beat Ravena 91-37 and Cohoes 87.5-48.5. Cohoes topped Ravena 71.5-49.

Lansingburgh used balance across all events to defeat Voorheesville 120-21.

Jonah Aguiar won the shot put (42-10) and discus (126-1), Jermaine Bradley doubled in the sprints with a first in the 200 (24.0) and 400 (57.7) and jumper Jevon Beckett won the high jump (5-8) and triple jump (38-3).

Evan Gralitzer swept the 100 (11.3) and 200 (23.5), and Samuel Hotalin topped six feet with a 6-2 high jump to help Broadalbin-Perth roll past Johnstown 113-8 in a Foothills Council boys’ track and field dual meet. Johnstown’s Adam Sweet won both events in the throws, with a 37-3 in the shot put and a 112-4 in the discus.

Hudson Falls squeaked past Glens Falls 68-62, as the Tigers’ Caden Palmer swept three events, the 100 (11.65), 200 (24.09) and high jump. Tom Bowstead won the long jump (17-3.5) and triple jump (36-1.5) for Hudson Falls. Glens Falls’ Liam Burgess doubled up in the 1,600 (5:10.20) and the 3,200 (11:19.21).

Mayfield/Northville swept a Western Athletic Conference double dual meet against Canajoharie and Galway. Brayden Jourden won the 800 (2:14.2) and 1,600 (4:56.4) for M/N, and Mike Smigen took the high jump (5-8) and 400 (56.4). Galway was led by Thomas Villano in the shot put (41-4.5) and discus (117-1) and Dalton Sargent with wins in the 100 (11.6) and long jump (18-8.5).


Erica Lin showed a wide distance range in winning three events, the 100 (13.4), 400 (58.7) and 800 (2:38.0) to help Broadalbin-Perth defeat Johnstown 119-22 in a Foothills Council girls’ track and field meet.

Hudson Falls rolled past Glens Falls 80-37, as Maggie Potvin won the high jump and triple jump for the Tigers, and Kassidy Nassivera swept the sprints, winning the 100 in 14.79 and the 200 in 31.26. Helena Trackey doubled in the 400 and 800 for Glens Falls.

In the Western Athletic Conference, Mayfield/Northville swept a double dual meet against Canajoharie and Galway, as Hannah Hoffman won the 100 (12.9) and 200 (27.5) for M/N. Canajoharie’s Felise Fowler swept the shot put (27-5) and discus (72-10).

Alexis Brown won four events for Mohonasen in a Colonial Council double-dual meet with Ravena and Cohoes. Brown captured the 100 hurdles (15.6), 400 hurdles (1:12.2), long jump (16-2) and triple jump (33-1.5). Zionna Perez-Tucker won the 100 (11.8), 200 (24.84) and 400 (1:00.2). Mohonasen topped Ravena 70-64 and Cohoes 103-28. Ravena beat Cohoes 118-17.

Athena Planas-Dove won four events for Lansingburgh, but the Knights were edged by Voorheesville 72-69. Planas-Dove was first in the 100 high hurdles (17.9), 400 intermediate hurdles (1:13.1), triple jump (32-0) and pole vault (6-6).


Guilderland cruised to a 9-0 Suburban Council boys’ tennis victory over Ballston Spa. Mahen Bitkuri, Michael Cheng, Alex Lin, Zexi Wang, Suraj Kadajji and Clayton Freedman won at singles for Guilderland. Winning at doubles were the teams of Siva Balamurugan and Gabriel Cohen, Ansh Garg and Tian Li Qu, and Mirzad Glavic and Akshay Muppidi.

Bethlehem earned a 7-2 win against Shenendehowa as Will Bievenue, Aada Ojha, Hayden Brown, Aden Haas and Ian Jin each won singles matches. David Bievenue and Nyle Dennin along with Connor Darcy and Nate Koplik won in doubles. David Min won at No. 1 singles for Shenendehowa along with the No. 1 doubles of Andrew Jung and Kah Seng.

Singles wins by EJ Cabahug, Kevin McLeod, John Lamont and Juan Diaz-Ferrucho helped Albany beat CBA 8-1.

Both doubles teams won their first sets by 7-5 scores for Mohonasen in a 6-1 win over rival Schalmont in Colonial Council action. Bilal Shohatee and Daniel Garcia won their match 7-5, 6-2, while Tariq Ali and Saeed Shahabuddeen won 7-5, 6-0.  Jake Ciaschetti won the fifth singles match for the Sabres’ lone victory.

Ichabod Crane beat Cobleskill-Richmondville 6-1. Ean Lantzy, Brett Richards, Liam Curry, Simon Papas and Holden Reynolds won at singles for Ichabod Crane.

Albany Academy blanked Schoharie 7-0. Singles winners for Albany Academy were Arjun Nair, Lucas Fu, John Dailey, Charles Brooks and Chrstian Jarock.

Glens Falls downed South Glens Falls in the Foothills Council. Heath Borgos, Vincent Westfall and Ronan Westfall were singles winners for Glens Falls, while Nathan DiFirore and Tim Motsiff won in doubles. Cooper Brennan and Ethan Vasa won at singles for South Glens Falls.

Queensbury won 7-0 against Schuylerville. Skyler Allen won 8-1 at No. 1 singles.

In a non-league match, La Salle won 5-2 against Scotia-Glenville. Austin Olson won 6-4, 6-4 at No. 1 singles in the win. In the competition’s only three-set match, La Salle’s Jagger Granich won 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 against Remy Maynard at No. 4 singles.

Categories: High School Sports, Scotia Glenville, Sports

Leave a Reply