Scenes from WAC baseball: Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons rolls along with another win

ROTTERDAM – Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons scored five runs in the bottom of the third inning on its way to an 8-3 victory over Canajoharie Wednesday, May 15, in a Western Athletic Conference baseball game at Rotterdam Babe Ruth.

Connor Barber and Matt Kordziel each had multi-hit games for the Golden Knights, and Nick Kownack contributed a double. Isaiah Logan and Derek Hyney notched extra-base hits for the visiting Cougars. Continue reading “Scenes from WAC baseball: Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons rolls along with another win”

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Eight Tamarac athletes sign their letters of intent

By ROB JONAS

BRUNSWICK – Eight Tamarac seniors signed their letters of intent to continue their athletic careers in college at a ceremony in the high school library Tuesday, May 14.

Soccer players Isabella Bisceglia and Haley Honsinger are heading to SUNY Oneonta, while teammate Abbie Hudspath heads farther west to play for Alfred University. Continue reading “Eight Tamarac athletes sign their letters of intent”

Local teams shine at New York State High School Rowing Championships

SARATOGA SPRINGS – Christian Brothers Academy’s Connor Toomey and Bethlehem’s Christian Sauer were among a group of Section 2 rowers who excelled at the New York State High School Championships May 11 and 12 on Fish Creek.

Competing for Saratoga Rowing Association, Toomey and Sauer defended their state title in the Varsity Men’s Pair with a winning time of 5:13.4 and helped SRA take first place in the Varsity Men’s Four with a time of 5:02.4. In the process, Toomey and Sauer qualified for the national championships, which take place June 7-9 in Sarasota, Fla. Continue reading “Local teams shine at New York State High School Rowing Championships”

Scenes from Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons baseball’s Senior Night

ROTTERDAM – The Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons baseball team defeated Mekeel Christian Academy 7-1 Thursday, May 9, at Rotterdam Babe Ruth on Senior Night. The Golden Knights improved their record to 13-2 heading into the home stretch of the regular season. Continue reading “Scenes from Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons baseball’s Senior Night”

Non-league baseball: Niskayuna edges Albany Academy in extra innings

Cole Hedden’s RBI double in the bottom of the ninth inning propelled Niskayuna to an 8-7 victory over Albany Academy Saturday, May 11, in a non-league baseball game at Schenectady’s Central Park. Continue reading “Non-league baseball: Niskayuna edges Albany Academy in extra innings”

Track and field: Saratoga Springs, Guilderland claim team titles at Queensbury Invitational

Guilderland edged Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake by half a point to win the girls team title at the Queensbury Invitational track and field meet Saturday, May 11. Guilderland finished with 93.5 points, while Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake placed second with 93 points.

The Lady Dutch thrived in the relay events, as they won the 1,600- and 3,200-meter events and placed second in the 400-meter relay. Kate Scanlan and Tyler Howard ran on both of Guilderland’s winning relays. Makiya Donnelly added an individual victory in the high jump. Continue reading “Track and field: Saratoga Springs, Guilderland claim team titles at Queensbury Invitational”

Scenes from WAC baseball: Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons gets past Galway

GALWAY – Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons scored two runs in the top of the fifth inning to pull away for a 5-2 victory over Galway Wednesday, May 8, in a Western Athletic Conference baseball game.

The Golden Knights only had three hits on the afternoon, but they made them count as they continued to pile up wins ahead of the Section 2 playoffs. Jacob Trombley led the offense with a double. Continue reading “Scenes from WAC baseball: Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons gets past Galway”

Suburban Council softball: Bethlehem surges past Niskayuna on Senior Night

DELMAR – Bethlehem overcame an early 2-0 deficit to defeat Niskayuna 14-2 on Senior Night Thursday, May 9, in a Suburban Council softball game.

Clare Boegel singled home the first Lady Eagles’ run in the bottom of the first inning, and Haley Nash followed with a two-run double to put the home team ahead 3-2. Nash later drilled a three-run homer to put the game out of Niskayuna’s reach. Continue reading “Suburban Council softball: Bethlehem surges past Niskayuna on Senior Night”

Suburban Council baseball: Nick Szesnat pitches Shaker past Shenendehowa

Nick Szesnat tossed a two-hit shutout to lead Shaker to a 6-0 victory over Shenendehowa Wednesday, May 8, in a Suburban Council baseball game.

Szesnat struck out nine batters and walked one to pick up the victory. The junior had an 18-22 first pitch strike rate and induced seven groundouts. Continue reading “Suburban Council baseball: Nick Szesnat pitches Shaker past Shenendehowa”

Girls lacrosse: Bethlehem hangs on to defeat Shenendehowa

Bethlehem took a 4-2 halftime lead and held on for an 8-7 victory over Shenendehowa Tuesday, May 7, in a battle of two of the top Suburban Council girls lacrosse teams.

Lauren Riker struck for four goals to lead the Lady Eagles, who moved into sole possession of second place in the league standings. Lindsey Ayres and Paige Halliday each contributed a pair of goals, and goaltender Amanda Koch stopped seven shots.

McKenzie Ballard, Grace Palowodzinski and Kira Tucker all tallied twice for Shen, which dropped to third place in the standings. Goalie Aislinn Sweeney made 12 saves. Continue reading “Girls lacrosse: Bethlehem hangs on to defeat Shenendehowa”