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High schools: Section II boys’, girls’ lacrosse tournament seedings announced

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Shenendehowa, Niskayuna, Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake and Stillwater/Mechanicville are the No. 1 seeds in the Section II boys’ lacrosse tournament announced Thursday.

The Class B and C championships will be held May 31 at Shaker High School at 7:30 and 5:30 p.m. respectively. The Class A and D championships will be held June 1 at Shaker High School at 7:30 and 5:30 p.m., respectively. 

Class A action opens with No. 2 Guilderland hosting No. 7 Colonie, No. 3 Shaker hosts No. 6 Christian Brothers Academy and No. 4 Bethlehem hosts No. 5 Saratoga Springs on Tuesday. 

The Bethlehem/Saratoga Springs winner travels to No. 1 Shenendehowa May 27 in semifinal action with Guilderland/Colonie and Shaker/CBA winners facing-off at the higher seed.

In Class B No. 2 Ballston Spa hosts No. 7 Troy, No. 3 Queensbury hosts No. 6 Amsterdam and No. 4 La Salle hosts No. 5 Columbia on Tuesday. 

No. 1 Niskayuna hosts the La Salle/Columbia winner in one semifinal with the Ballston Spa/Troy and Queensbury/Amsterdam winners meeting at the higher seed May 27.

In Class C No. 4 Averill Park takes on No. 5 Scotia-Glenville at 4:30 Tuesday. The Averill Park/Scotia-Glenville winner travels to No. 1 Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake May 27. No. 2 South Glens Falls hosts No. 3 Glens Falls in the opposite semifinal.  

In Class D No. 6 Hoosick Falls/Tamarac travels to No. 3 Voorheesville while No. 5 Johnstown travels to No. 4 Greenwich on May 24 in quarterfinal action.

Stillwater/Mechanicville hosts the Greenwich/Johnstown winner, and No. 2 Schuylerville hosts the Voorheesville vs. Hoosick Falls/Tamarac winner May 27.

For the Section II girls’ tournament, Bethlehem, Queensbury, Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake and Schuylerville are the No. 1 seeds.

The Class C and D championship games are scheduled May 26 at CBA at 5 and 7 p.m. respectively. The Class A and B championships are set for May 27, also at CBA, at 5 and 7 p.m., respectively.

In Class A, No. 4 Saratoga Springs will host No. 5 Colonie Monday, with the winner traveling to Bethlehem May 25. No. 3 Shenendehowa hosts No. 6 Guilderland and No. 2 Shaker hosts No. 7 Albany on Monday.

In the three-team Class B field, No. 2 Niskayuna hosts No. 3 Columbia in a semifinal with the winner taking on Queensbury in the championship final May 27.

In Class C, No. 2 Albany Academy for Girls hosts No. 7 Averill Park, No. 3 Scotia-Glenville hosts No. 6 South Glens Falls and No. 4 Academy of Holy Names hosts No. 5 Glens Falls on Friday. The winners will play at the higher seed Tuesday.

In Class D No. 3 Hoosick Falls hosts Catholic Central Friday, with the winner taking on Schuylerville. No. 4 Greenwich hosts No. 5 Voorheesville Friday, with the winner traveling to No.2 Cohoes on Tuesday.

SECTION II BOYS’ LACROSSE TOURNAMENT

CLASS A

Quarterfinals

Tuesday

7-Colonie at 2-Guilderland, 4:30; 6-CBA at 3-Shaker, 6:30; 5-Saratoga at 4-Bethlehem, 7.

Semifinals

Friday, May 27

Guilderland/Colonie winner vs. Shaker/CBA winner at higher seed, 5; Bethlehem/Saratoga Springs at 1-Shenendehowa, 5.

Championship

Wednesday, June 1

At Shaker, 7:30.

CLASS B

Quarterfinals

Tuesday

7-Troy at 2-Ballston Spa, 4:30; 6-Amsterdam at 3-Queensbury, 5; 5-Columbia at 4-La Salle, 6:30.

Semifinals

Friday, May 27

Ballston Spa/Troy winner vs. Queensbury/Amsterdam winner at higher seed, 5; La Salle/Columbia winner at 1-Niskayuna, 5.

Championship

Tuesday, May 31

At Shaker, 7:30.

CLASS C

Quarterfinals

Tuesday

5-Scotia-Glenville at 4-Averill Park, 4:30.

Semifinals

Friday, May 27

Averill Park/Scotia-Glenville winner at 1-Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake, 5; 3-Glens Falls at 2-South Glens Falls, 5.

Championship

Tuesday, May 31

At Shaker, 5:30.

CLASS D

Quarterfinals

Tuesday

6-Hoosick Falls/Tamarac at 3-Voorheesville, 5; 5-Johnstown at 4-Greenwich, 7.

Semifinals

Friday, May 27

Voorheesville/Hoosick Falls/Tamarac winner at 2-Schuylerville, 5; Greenwich/Johnstown winner at 1-Stillwater/Mechanicville, 5.

Championship

Wednesday, June 1

At Shaker, 5:30.

SECTION II GIRLS’ LACROSSE TOURNAMENT

CLASS A

Quarterfinals

Monday

7-Albany at 2-Shaker, 4:15; 6-Guilderland at 3-Shenendehowa, 5:30; 5-Colonie at 4-Saratoga Springs, 4:15.

Semifinals

Wednesday, May 25

Shaker/Albany winner vs. Shenendehowa/Guilderland at higher seed, 4:15; Saratoga/Colonie winner at 1-Bethlehem, 4:15.

Championship

Friday, May 27

At CBA, 5.

CLASS B

Semifinal

Wednesday, May 25

3-Columbia at 2-Niskayuna, 4:15.

Championship

Friday, May 27

Niskayuna/Columbia winner vs. 1-Queensbury at CBA, 7.

CLASS C

Quarterfinals

Friday

7-Averill Park at 2-Albany Academy, 4:15; 6-South Glens Falls at 3-Scotia-Glenville, 4:15; 5-Glens Falls at 4-Holy Names, 4:15.

Semifinals

Tuesday

Holy Names/Glens Falls winner at 1-Burnt Hills, 4:15; Albany Academy/Averill Park winner vs. Scotia-Glenville/South Glens Falls winner at higher seed, 4:15.

Championship

Thursday, May 26

At CBA, 5.

CLASS D

Quarterfinals

Friday

6-Catholic Central at 3-Hoosick Falls, 4:15; 5-Voorheesville at 4-Greenwich, 4:15.

Semifinals

Tuesday

Greenwich/Voorheesville winner at 1-Schuylerville, 4:15; Hoosick Falls/Catholic Central winner at 2-Cohes, 4:15.

Championship

Thursday, May 26

At CBA, 7.

SHENENDEHOWA BOYS win SUBURBAN TRACK TITLE

Shenendehowa ran away with the Suburban Council boys’ track title with 125 points followed by Columbia with 69 and Colonie with 59 points. The meet began Tuesday at Troy High School with the pole vault segment completed Thursday at Saratoga Springs.

Shenendehowa seniors Carter Cukerstein and Michael McElrath were both double winners in the opening day of the Suburban Council boys’ track and field championships Tuesday at Troy High School. Cukerstein won the 100-meter dash in 10.50 seconds and McElrath won the 200 in 22.59 seconds. They both ran legs of the Plainsmen’s winning 4×100-meter relay with Tyler Dedrick and  Jason Gillan, winning in 43.76 seconds. Saratoga Springs senior Jack Foster captured both the boys’ discus throw title with a toss of 150 feet, 10 inches and the shot put with a mark of 50-feet, 9.25 inches. 

TEAM SCORES

Shenendehowa 125, Columbia 69, Colonie 59, Albany 49, Schenectady 43, Saratoga Springs 40, Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake 38, Niskayuna 37, Averill Park 29, CBA 24, Ballston Spa 20, Guilderland 20, Shaker 16, Bethlehem 10, Troy 10.

INDIVIDUAL

110 hurdles — Colindres (Shen), 15.31. 100 — Cukerstein (Shen), 10.50. 1,600 — Brimhall (Shen), 4:16.62. 3,200 relay — Saratoga Springs (Blaisdell, Bernd, Dominguez, Harris), 8:17.89. 200 — McElrath (Shen), 22.59. 400 relay — Shenendehowa (Dedrick, Gillen, McElrath, Cukerstein), 43.76. 400 — Colindres (Shen), 49.70. 1,600 relay — Columbia (Farnan, Wheeler, Davis, Lester), 3:30.05. 400 hurdles — Temple (Alb), 57.48. 800 — Malatesta (N), 1:56.69. 3,000 steeplechase — Yannone (Colu), 10:16.92. 3,200 — Fulgieri (BH-BL), 9:21.43. Long jump — Wheeler (Colu), 20-8.75. Shot put — Foster (SS), 50-9.25. High jump — Ordanez (T), 6-01. Triple jump — Wheeler (Colu), 46-1.25. Discus — Foster (SS), 150-10. Pole vault — Decker (Shen), 13-03. Pentathlon — Sweet (AP), 634. 

COHOES DROPS FONDA-FULTONVILLE

Fifth-seeded Cohoes doubled-up Fonda-Fultonville 10-5 in Class B sectional quarterfinal action. Shelby Dawe went 3 for 3 with two home runs and five RBI. Lilly Brennan went 3 for 5 with a double and an RBI and Kaylee LaForest went 2 for 4 with two RBI. 

Fonda-Fultonville was led by Kaylee Egleston’s 3 for 4 night with 2 RBI. Madeline Mott went 2 for 3.

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