HIGH SCHOOLS – Nathan Wolfe scored five goals, leading Shenendehowa in an 11-8 win over Ballston Spa on Saturday in Suburban Council boys’ lacrosse action.
Mason Carroll added three goals and an assist for Shenendehowa, which also got two goals and an assist from Freddy Hicks.
For Ballston Spa, Landon Potter finished with four goals and an assist, Vinny Rossetti scored twice, Sean Dwyer had a goal and two assists and Dom Zichelli finished with 17 saves.
Anthony McLaughlin scored three goals in Columbia’s 9-5 non-league win over Section IX’s Minisink Valley. Columbia also got two goals from Riley DeJohn, plus a goal and two assists from Tanner Malone.
SCHENECTADY SWEEPS CANNONEER CHALLENGE
The Schenectady boys’ and girls’ track and field teams both rolled to team titles at Watervliet’s Cannoneer Classic.
Niomi Rogers led the Schenectady girls, winning the 100 hurdles in 17.08 seconds and hitting a mark of 15 feet, 11 inches to win the long jump. Linya Williams added a win in the triple jump (29-3), and Schenectady also won the 4×100 and 4×400 relays. Schenectady finished with 151 team points, 27.25 clear of runner-up Cooperstown.
The Schenectady boys finished with 173 team points, 95 ahead of runner-up Watervliet. For the Patriots, Stephen Butler won the 400 (52.60), Michael Daley won the 800 (2:09.60), Adam Shabain won the 1,600 (5:01.72), David Rambharose won the 3,200 (11:21.15) Joseph Minton won the long jump (17-10.5), Marquis Reid won the triple jump (39-8.5), and the Patriots swept the 4×100, 4×400 and 4×800 relays.
Mohonasen’s Melissa Quinlivan, Albany Academy’s Erin Boler and Guilderland’s Kendall Barnhart each won two individual events at the Lady Eagles Invitational, hosted by Bethlehem.
Quinlivan swept the discus (105-5) and shot put (33-7), Boler won the 3,000-meter run (10:03.99) and 2,000 steeplechase (7:28.64), and Barnhart won the 200 meters (25.09) and 300 hurdles (45.72).
Barnhart led a big haul for Guilderland, as Megan Swan won the 100 (12.35), Addison Vellekoop won the 800 (2:14.43), Tatum Cramer won the long jump (18-10) and Olivia Hilton won the triple jump (36-6.75).
Also for Mohonasen, Alexis Brown won the 100 hurdles (16.35). Other individual winners included Ballston Spa’s Harriet Healey in the 400 (1:00.88), Bethlehem’s Rylee Davis in the 1,500 (4:53.02), Holy Names’ Margaret Seymour in the high jump (5-2) and Ichabod Crane’s Allison Flint in the pole vault (9-0).
McKINLEY LEADS BLUE STREAKS
Ben McKinley went 3 for 3 with three runs batted in, Raul Rodriguez had a three-hit game and Camden Rhude singled, tripled and drove in three runs for Saratoga Springs in a 12-3 non-league baseball win over Schalmont.
Owen Redick added a double and Patrick McKinley knocked in two runs for Saratoga Springs.
Owen Rowe singled and drove in two runs for Schalmont, while Jason Natalie and Kyle Franke each had two hits and a run scored.
Charles Bammert and Dominic Lombardi drove in two runs apiece for South Glens Falls in a 7-6 win over Niskayuna. Sam Booth and Tyler Toth each drove in two runs for Niskayuna, which also got a double and two runs scored from Tatum Hegney and two hits from Duncan Munro.
Bethlehem used a nine-run surge in the top of the fifth inning to pull away for a 12-1 win over La Salle Institute. CJ Franchini doubled and drove in four runs for Bethlehem, while Joe Monserrat went 2 for 2 and drove in two runs.
Broadalbin-Perth’s Jake Alteri and Jake Morin each had two hits and two RBIs in a 12-9 win over Coxsackie-Athens as part of a Coaches vs. Cancer event at Schenectady’s Central Park. Ryan Savoie added two hits and knocked in a run, while TJ Platt and Jack Holland both doubled for Broadalbin-Perth. Shane Derose went 2 for 4 with a triple and three RBIs for Coxsackie-Athens.
Jackson Lilley went 4 for 4 with three doubles and five RBIs for CBA in a 14-9 win over Kingston. Jack Dixon added a double, a single, an RBI and five runs scored for CBA. Kingston’s Jack Boyle had a pair of hits.
Colonie fell 9-2 to Section IX’s Saugerties. In defeat, Colonie got a double from Tyler Figueroa, and two hits and a run batted in from Michael Currao.
In a Colonial Council contest, Albany Academy’s Willie Kimbler went 3 for 4, finished a home run shy of the cycle and drove in three runs in an 8-6 win over Mohonasen. Geneo Savoca doubled, singled and drove in a run for the Cadets, and earned the complete-game win on the mound. Mohonasen’s Dillion DePiero singled twice, drove in a run and scored two runs.
In a Wasaren League game played as part of the Coaches vs. Cancer event at Central Park, Hoosick Falls beat Mechanicville 13-9. Jake Sparks had two doubles and two RBIs for Hoosick Falls, Andrew Sparks doubled and drove in three runs, and AJ Brown scored four times. Mechanicville’s Scott Lynch ripped a three-run homer and a triple, while Joe DeVito had an RBI single and an RBI double.
RIDERS OUTDUEL BURNT HILLS
Kari Graziano threw a one-hit shutout with 15 strikeouts for Ichabod Crane in a 1-0 non-league softball win over Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake. Meredith Garafolo’s home run in the top of the first inning represented the game’s only scoring. Carli Ewing had the lone hit for Burnt Hills, and pitcher Katie Rhodes rebounded from the early home run to pitch a three-hitter with 13 strikeouts.
Lily Brennan and Payton Heighes each went 3 for 5 in Cohoes’ 7-3, nine-inning win over Albany. Cohoes plated four runs in the top of the ninth to take the win. Emily O’Keefe led the way for Albany with three hits, including a double.
South Glens Falls split a pair of tight games, falling 1-0 to Marcellus and beating Bishop Kearney 1-0. Tori Young pitched both games, tossing a four-hitter against Marcellus and a three-hit shutout with seven strikeouts against Bishop Kearney. Jill Capozucca doubled twice in the win over Bishop Kearney.
NISKAYUNA FALLS TO WARWICK
Ava Roemer scored three goals for Niskayuna in the team’s 14-4 non-league girls’ lacrosse loss to Warwick. Kiera Larney had three goals and four assists for Warwick, which also got a four-goal game from Skyler Blanton and a goal and four assists from Kaitlyn Larney.