Shawn Hennessey became Shaker boys lacrosse’s all-time winningest coach with the Blue Bison’s 15-0 Suburban Council victory over Averill Park Thursday, April 4, in Latham.
Shaker struck for six goals in the first quarter on its way to giving Hennessey his 141st career win. Matt Calicchia, Amos Grimm and Sean McLean all had hat tricks to lead a balanced Blue Bison attack.
Shenendehowa pulled out an 11-10 overtime victory over Saratoga Springs. Eric Makahatdze notched the game winner as part of a two-goal afternoon, and Billy Beach tallied four times for the Plainsmen.
Will Fox and Huck Patton each had hat tricks for Saratoga Springs. Goalies Eric Griskowitz and Ryan Flemming stopped a combined total of 17 shots.
Elsewhere in the Suburban Council, Niskayuna cruised past Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake 18-5. Finn McCullough and Drew Collins led the Silver Warriors with four goals apiece, while Griffin King recorded three goals and an assist. Nine different players scored goals for Niskayuna.
Gordy Adams tallied twice, and goalie Chris Serafini had six saves for Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake.
Christian Brothers Academy jumped out to a 16-0 halftime lead on its way to a 21-4 victory over Albany. Anthony Pizzola notched five goals and four assists, and Freddie Smith contributed five goals and two assists for the Brothers. Daniel Delany scored all of Albany’s goals.
Bethlehem knocked off Troy 22-5 behind Ben Reilly’s four-goal, five-assist performance. Anthony Canova and Liam Ferris each contributed four goals for the Eagles, who led 13-1 after the first quarter.
Tyrone Jones notched two goals for Troy. Brody French, Tanner Shermeta and Nick Weaver also tallied.
Guilderland defeated Queensbury 7-5 in a non-league game. Chris Ardito, Caleb Jacobson and Tommy Tysinski all had a pair of goals for the Dutchmen, who scored all of their points in the second and third quarters.
Sam Benedetto and Alex Chirgwin each notched a pair of goals for Queensbury.