High schools: Canavally hits two homers as Mohonasen baseball wins 7-4


HIGH SCHOOLS Kam Canavally went 3 for 3 with two home runs and a double, scoring three runs and driving in three as Mohonasen got past Voorheesville 7-4 in Colonial Council baseball on Wednesday.

Anthony Fasolino also went 3 for 3 for the Mighty Warriors, and Michael Gage hit a double. Nick Romansky hit a triple for the Blackbirds, and Max Smith hit a double.

Ichabod Crane had an 11-run sixth inning in topping Schalmont 16-8. Brady Holzhauer went 2 for 2 with a pair of doubles for the Riders, while Jack Mullins tripled, drove in two and scored four runs. Jerek Hobb went 2 for 4 with a double, two RBIs and two runs for Schalmont. Andrew Van Dyk went 2 for 4 with an RBI and two runs.

LaSalle held on for a 19-15 victory over Cohoes, as Eddie Yamin led the Cadets with two home runs, a double and six RBIs. Stephen Higgins had a double, single and three RBIs for LaSalle, and Zak Halloran led Cohoes with a home run, single and three RBIs.


Shaker scored five runs in the top of the seventh inning to tie the game, but CBA got one back in the bottom of the seventh to pull out a 6-5 win in Suburban Council action.

Ben Huckans had a triple and a single for CBA, Michael O’Shaughnessy had two singles and two RBIs and Ryan Bilka hit two singles with a run scored and an RBI.

Andrew Alexander and Josh Ryan each hit a triple for the Blue Bison, Joe Karpierz had a double and a single, Tommy Case hit a double and Sam Case hit two singles.

Davin Keddell-Tuckey had a double, single, RBI and a run to help Troy top Bethlehem 4-2. Nick Degiorgio added two singles and a run. Mike Kennedy struck out 11 in earning the win. 

Columbia scored nine runs in the top of the second inning and 11 in the third on the way to a 22-1 victory over Schenectady. Xander Canfield and Javier Serrano each hit a double for the Patriots.

Stephen Koval had a hit and three RBIs, and Nicholas Galuski had two hits, two RBIs and two runs scored in Averill Park’s 9-4 win against Niskayuna. Also for Averill Park, Brady Mazzeo had a hit and two RBIs, and Michael Wormuth contributed two hits and two runs scored. For Niskayuna, Ryan Funyak had three hits and one run scored, and Dan Quinn had a hit and two RBIs.

Shenendehowa won 3-1 against Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake. Colin Maloney struck out 11 batters and allowed an unearned run in the complete-game win. Maloney had a double and RBI, and teammate Ethan Farina had two hits and scored a run. Shenendehowa’s Jack Griffin and Alex Sandberg each had a hit and an RBI. For Burnt Hills, John Wells had two hits and Kyle Decresce struck out nine batters in seven innings.

Tyler Sausville went 3 for 4 with a double, triple, home run and two RBIs as Colonie downed Albany 18-1. Daniel Barbero homered and drove in three for the Garnet Raiders. Zack Ashline was 2 for 2 with three RBIs. J.W. Harding went 2 for 3 to lead Albany.

Ballston Spa earned a walk-off 3-2 win over rival Saratoga Springs. Nate Kolodziejski went 3 for 4 with two RBIs for the Scotties, and Blaine Zoller was 2 for 3 with a double and triple. Patrick Deschaine homered for Saratoga Springs, which also got a triple and a run from Michael Mack.

Giovanni DiCaprio had a triple, two doubles and two RBIs to help Fonda-Fultonville defeat Schoharie 10-1 in the Western Athletic Conference.

The Braves broke it open with three runs in the top of the third inning and two in the fourth for a 6-0 lead.

Zack Suits threw five innings of one-hit ball, striking out 10, as Canajoharie blanked Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons 12-0. Riley Montanye went 3-for-3 with a double and two RBIs for Canajoharie, Richie Tamsett hit a double and Kyler Peet had two singles and two RBIs.

Middleburgh topped Berne-Knox-Westerlo, as John Bruno had a double and a single and two RBIs for the Knights, John Shaw had two singles and three RBIs and Kevin Fuller had three singles. Ryan Heath had two singles for the Bulldogs, and Jacob Detlefsen and Tim Saddlemire each hit a double.

Ryan Grimmick had a triple, double, single and five RBIs to lead Mechanicville to a 13-4 Wasaren League victory over Saratoga Catholic. Joe DeVito had three singles and three RBIs for Mechanicville. Ben Dalto had a double and two singles for the Saints, Tyler Weygand had a double and a single, Hunter Fales hit two singles and Ronan Rowe hit a triple.

Andrew Sparks had four singles and three RBIs and scored six runs as Hoosick Falls defeated Stillwater 22-12. Jaxon Mueller hit a home run and a double for Stillwater.

Liam Ring collected a double and two RBIs to help Tamarac nip Hoosic Valley 4-3. Tyler Sears singled and drove a run in for the Bengals. Michael Lancaster doubled and singled for Hoosic Valley. Logan Santiago drove in two.

In a non-league game, Gavin Bodah had two doubles, a single and three RBIs, and six other Waterford-Halfmoon players had two hits each as the Fordians defeated Loudonville Christian 13-1. Harrison Chapin had two doubles with three RBIs for Waterford.


In Suburban Council softball, Ballston Spa won 5-0 over Saratoga Springs, as Livia Wiltsie struck out nine batters and allowed one hit in the complete-game shutout for the Scotties.

Taylor Russell had three hits, an RBI and a run scored, and Maggie Lyon had two hits and a run scored for Ballston Spa.

Troy’s Olivia DeCitise struck out 11 batters and Bethlehem’s Anna Cleary struck out 14 in a 2-1 win for Troy. Both pitchers allowed one earned run. Troy’s Madelyn Boehm had three hits, and DeCitise and Olivia Ashline each had two. For Bethlehem, Mackenzie Kawczak had two hits.

Shenendehowa hit five home runs in a 9-3 win against Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake. Emily Baumes hit two home runs for the Plainsmen, and Kelsey Higgins, Jada Lambright and Becca Zawistowski each hit one. Zawistowski struck out 13 batters in the complete-game pitching effort. Cianna Benamati hit a three-run home run for Burnt Hills.

Abby Colwill pitched a two-hit shutout and also hit a triple as Averill Park topped Niskayuna 9-0.Gabby Baumann had a double, three singles and the RBIs, and Jenny Shafer had a triple, two singles and four RBIs as Colonie defeated Albany 14-4. Emily Farrell and Lucy Lembo each went 2 for 3 for the Falcons, and Farrell drove in three runs.

Canajoharie outscored Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons 16-1 over the first two innings on the way to a 17-5 victory in the Western Athletic Conference.

Tori Blakeslee hit a home run and a single for Canajoharie, Gianna Memrick had a double and two singles, Andrea Bowman hit a double and Kirsten Hyney and Ashlynn Johnson each had two singles. Canajoharie scored 12 runs in the first inning alone. Shaki Stuart hit two singles for the Golden Knights, and Kate Alarcon hit a double.

Abby Brown went 2 for 4 with a double, single and an RBI as Voorheesville edged Cohoes 8-7 in a Colonial Council game. Ella Kelly singled twice and had an RBI. Shelby Dawe went 2 for 4 with a pair of doubles and two RBIs for Cohoes, while Arianna Sousis singled twice and drove in three.

In a non-league game, Queensbury defeated Shaker 4-3. Alexis Rogers struck out a dozen batters and allowed one earned run in the complete-game victory. Also for Queensbury, Ryan Allen had a hit and two RBIs, and both Lindsey Pepe and Dyllan Ray had two hits. Shaker’s Izzy Ratcliffe had two hits and an RBI.


Shannon Coyle registered five goals and five assists in Colonie’s 20-6 win against Averill Park in Suburban Council girls’ lacrosse. Avery Connolly produced four goals and one assist in the win, while Katherine Boardman added three goals and three assists, and Bella Boardman had three goals and one assist. For Averill Park, Gwen Jamison had three goals, and Lizzie Hansen had one goal and two assists.

Anna Nichols had seven goals and two assists, Lauren Mesick had three goals and six assists and Maddie DeNisco had three goals and four assists as Holy Names defeated Emma Willard 20-6 in the Colonial Council.


Saratoga Springs swept Shaker and Bethlehem in Suburban Council track and field, as McKinley Wheeler (4:56.01) and Mackenzie Hart (4:56.04) nearly finished in a dead heat in the 1,500 for the Blue Streaks. Shaker sophomore Leonni Griffin snapped off a 2:14.94 in the 800 to improve upon her Section II season-best. Audrey Bowerman swept the shot put (30-0) and discus (75-4) for Bethlehem.

Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake defeated Averill Park and Schenectady behind a double from sophomore Mia Paolino in the 800 (2:17.27) and 1,500 (4:52.37). Averill Park junior Abigail Wicks took the 100 (12.43), 200 (25.89) and 400 (57.53).

Columbia swept Albany and Troy in a double dual, as Ava Weiss won four events for the Blue Devils. She swept the hurdles, posting a 17.1 in the high hurdles and 1:10.6 in the intermediates, and won the long jump (16-11.5) and triple jump (33-3). Anna Nassivera was first in the shot put (26-11.5) and discus (72-0) for Columbia.

Scotia-Glenville topped Gloversville 107-20 in a Foothills Council dual meet, as Stephanie James won the 3,000 (11:31.38) and the 400 intermediate hurdles (1:18.29) for the Tartans, Jo Jo Mustico swept the shot put (24-9.5) and discus (81-4), Zoie Tesi won the triple jump (33-8) and high jump (5-2) and Morgan Luke won the long jump (14-1) and 100 (13.87).


The Scotia-Glenville boys’ track and field team topped Gloversville 101-27, winning all three relays.

Aleksey Falcon won the 400 intermediate hurdles (1:09.41) and triple jump (35-4) for the Tartans.

Gloversville’s Kazuma Lomanto won the 100 (12.4), edging Scotia’s Noah Rodriguez by three-hundredths of a second, and the 200 (24.50), and the Red Dragons’ Jonathan Quackenbush swept the shot put (35-7) and discus (84-8).


Niskayuna topped Averill Park 7-2 in Suburban Council boys’ tennis on the strength of singles wins by Jeremy Burstyn, Syed Saeed, Vivek Lanka, Joseph Ltaif and Vin-Sang Ben Tran. Lanka didn’t lose a game in his match. The Niskayuna doubles teams of Mihir Kulkami/Patrich Connelly and Daniel Mun/Jacob Ciesinski won their respective matches.

Shenendehowa shut out Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake 9-0, as Alex Barletta, Advaith Ramani, Tony Liu, Andrew Hwang, Ribhav Mishra and Sanay Traishawala won singles matches for the Plainsmen..

The Shaker doubles team of Pranav Puviarasu and Pradham Rodda lost the first set, but came back to win in three sets, 2-6, 6-4, 6-1 in the Blue Bison’s 8-1 win over CBA. Michael Versaci won at second singles for CBA.

Albany topped Colonie 7-2, as the Falcons’ Masami Surisawa won in two sets without losing a game.

Bethlehem topped Troy 9-0 without losing a game in any of the matches.

Saratoga Springs also rolled to a 9-0 victory over Colonie, as Vincent Devito, Brandon Chartrand, Ian Hill, Ryan Clancy, Kevin Rosas and Toby Webber scored singles victories.

Albany Academy topped Ichabod Crane 6-1 in Colonial Council action. Ean Lantzy delivered Ichabod Crane’s lone victory at No. 1 singles, while Albany Academy received singles wins from Will Frasier, Owen O’Brien, Nick DeMarco and Arjun Nair.

In the Colonial Council, Mohonasen/Schenectady topped Cobleskill-Richmondville 6-1, as Josiah Spivey, Noah Spivey, Hasan Servile, Mohamed Shahabuddeen and Brian Schneider won singles matches for M/S.

Owen Young, Will Lamy, Liam Jones and Ryan Greenstein won singles matches for Queensbury in its 5-2 Foothills Council win over Scotia-Glenville. Shane McCone won the first singles match for the Tartans, 6-2, 6-2.

Schuylerville defeated Hudson Falls 6-1, as Grace Early, Samuel Renner, Chloe Bartholomew and Caiden Samuelson won eight-point sets for Schuylerville.

Justice Amos won his second singles match, 3-6, 7-5, 13-11 in the decisive match as Schoharie edged Schalmont 4-3 in a non-league match. Cole Contompasis won at first singles for Schalmont.

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