Tag: Chris Serafini

Boys lacrosse: Niskayuna pulls away late to defeat Shaker

In its biggest challenge of the Suburban Council season, the Niskayuna boys lacrosse team scored four times in the fourth quarter to defeat Shaker 8-4 Saturday, May 4.

The Silver Warriors grabbed a 3-1 lead in the first quarter, only to see Shaker pull even by halftime. After the teams traded goals in the third quarter, Niskayuna took control to remain undefeated in the league. Continue reading “Boys lacrosse: Niskayuna pulls away late to defeat Shaker”

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Boys lacrosse: Shenendehowa rallies past CBA

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. Continue reading “Boys lacrosse: Shenendehowa rallies past CBA”

Boys lacrosse: Ballston Spa’s defense shuts down Shaker in Suburban Council contest

Ballston Spa played well at both ends of the field to defeat Shaker 10-1 Tuesday, April 9, in a Suburban Council boys lacrosse game at Schuylerville High School.

Seven players recorded goals for the Scotties, and goaltender Gregg Dort nearly posted a shutout, stopping seven of the eight shots he faced. Lucas Bennice, Ethan Thomas and Demetri Yerou all scored a pair of goals to lead Ballston Spa’s balanced attack. Continue reading “Boys lacrosse: Ballston Spa’s defense shuts down Shaker in Suburban Council contest”

Suburban Council boys lacrosse: Shawn Hennessey becomes Shaker’s all-time winningest coach

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. Continue reading “Suburban Council boys lacrosse: Shawn Hennessey becomes Shaker’s all-time winningest coach”

Boys lacrosse: Shenendehowa eases past Colonie in league opener

A nine-goal second quarter propelled Shenendehowa to a 17-1 victory over Colonie in its Suburban Council season opener Tuesday, April 2.

Senior attackman Eric Makhatadze led the Plainsmen with a seven-goal effort. Four more players – sophomore midfielder Kyle Acker, junior midfielder Billy Beach, senior attackman Matt Newhall and junior midfielder Ryan Shanahan – contributed two goals apiece.

Shane Rossi had the lone goal for Colonie, and goaltender Justin Loudis stopped 13 shots.

Elsewhere in the Suburban Council, Christian Brothers Academy eased past Troy 20-8. The Brothers put the game out of the Flying Horses’ reach with an 11-goal second quarter. Continue reading “Boys lacrosse: Shenendehowa eases past Colonie in league opener”

Boys lacrosse: Queensbury pulls out non-league victory over Minisink Valley

Queensbury jumped out to a 5-2 halftime lead and held on for a 7-6 victory over Minisink Valley (Section 9) in a non-league boys lacrosse game Saturday, March 30.

Paul Wright had a hat trick, and Sean Collins contributed two goals and an assist for the Spartans. Goaltender Kellen Gannon made eight saves to earn the victory.

Jake Dolson and Steve Fellenzer each tallied a pair of goals for Minisink Valley. Continue reading “Boys lacrosse: Queensbury pulls out non-league victory over Minisink Valley”

Suburban Council wrestling: Shaker surges past Saratoga Springs

Three consecutive pins by middleweights Tyler Stanton, Bassir Rezek and Ghassan Chehade helped Shaker defeat Saratoga Springs 42-35 Wednesday, Jan. 9, in a Suburban Council wrestling match.

Stanton (152 pounds) pinned Jake DeLuca with seven seconds left in the second period to get the streak going for the Blue Bison. Rezek (160) pinned David Wilk midway through the second period of their bout, and Chehade (170) followed suit with a second-period pin over Spencer Cornell.

Doug Cooper (220 pounds) and Kyle Griskowitz (99) scored pins to help Saratoga build an 18-0 lead before Jashon Holmes (106) and Michael Santore (113) recorded falls to get Shaker back in the match. Continue reading “Suburban Council wrestling: Shaker surges past Saratoga Springs”

Suburban Council wrestling: Shenendehowa wins showdown with Ballston Spa; Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake takes down Niskayuna

Shenendehowa gained the upper hand in the race for the Suburban Council’s best record by beating Ballston Spa 42-29 in a league wrestling match Wednesday, Dec. 12.

Three pins and a technical fall helped the Plainsmen defeat one of their closest rivals. Antonio Lomascolo (126 pounds), Brandon Fahr (182) and Sebastian Underwood (220) recorded the falls, while Brock Delsignore (145) earned the technical fall.

Peter Hansen (170 pounds), Jacob Stangle (285) and Connor Gregory (99) pinned their opponents to lead Ballston Spa. Continue reading “Suburban Council wrestling: Shenendehowa wins showdown with Ballston Spa; Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake takes down Niskayuna”