A five-goal third quarter propelled Shenendehowa past Christian Brothers Academy 11-8 Thursday, May 2, in a Suburban Council boys lacrosse game.
Eric Makhatadze had four goals and two assists to lead the Plainsmen, who trailed 6-5 at halftime before taking control of the game. Billy Beach recorded a hat trick, and goaltender Jacob Aragones made nine saves.
Anthony Pizzola tallied four times for the Brothers, and goalie Max Tedesco stopped 14 shots.
Elsewhere in the Suburban Council, Bethlehem shook off a slow start to defeat Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake 12-6. The Eagles outscored the Spartans 7-2 in the second half to break open a close game.
Ben Reilly had a five-goal afternoon, and Liam Ferris added a goal and four assists for Bethlehem. Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake goaltender Chris Serafini had 22 saves to keep the Spartans within striking distance. Gordy Adams, Jackson Bach and J.D. Townsend all notched a pair of goals for Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake.
Guilderland jumped out to a 9-2 halftime lead and cruised to a 16-3 victory over Troy. Caleb Jacobson and Mitchell MacKissock each recorded hat tricks to lead a balanced Dutchmen attack. Chris Ardito, Nick Cardinal and Tommy Tyksinski all added a pair of goals.
Tanner Shermeta tallied twice, and goalie Prince Wadgas made 11 saves for Troy.
Ballston Spa eased past Averill Park 19-2 behind Ethan Thomas’ three-goal, three-assist performance. Jake Koszelak and Antonio Rossetti both chipped in with hat tricks for the Scotties, who led 15-1 at halftime.
Ethan Jamison and Aiden Jones tallied for Averill Park, and goalie Matt Kenneally stopped 11 shots.
Undefeated Niskayuna shut out Colonie 23-0, as the Silver Warriors limited the Garnet Raiders to one shot on goal. Finn McCullough struck for five goals, and Jurgen Bach and David Guest contributed hat tricks for Niskayuna, which is ranked No. 2 among all Class A teams in New York State.
In the Foothills Council, Queensbury defeated Scotia-Glenville 18-4. Sean Collins had four goals and four assists to lead the Spartans, while Max Shevlin turned in a hat trick. Alex Chirgwin posted a two-goal, three-assist performance.
James Almond recorded a hat trick for Scotia-Glenville.
In the Colonial Council, Hoosick Falls defeated Maple Hill-Ichabod Crane 13-8. Colin O’Have fueled the Panthers’ victory with a four-goal afternoon, and Zanie Becker chipped in with two goals and four assists.
Tai Ryan struck for four goals, and goalie Karsen Randall made 13 saves for Maple Hill-Ichabod Crane.