Tag: Niskayuna baseball

Suburban Council baseball: Niskayuna remains undefeated in league play with victory over Schenectady

Niskayuna scored 10 runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to pull away for an 11-4 victory over Schenectady Wednesday, April 17, in a Suburban Council baseball game.

Aaron Whitley belted a three-run homer to highlight the Silver Warriors’ scoring spurt. Chris Erickson doubled, tripled and drove in three runs, while James Murphy, Tim Schaffer and Jack Murray all contributed a pair of hits.

The victory improved Niskayuna’s league record to 6-0. Continue reading “Suburban Council baseball: Niskayuna remains undefeated in league play with victory over Schenectady”

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Suburban Council baseball: Niskayuna hangs on to defeat Troy

NISKAYUNA – Niskayuna fended off a seventh-inning rally to defeat Troy 13-11 Friday, April 12 in a Suburban Council baseball game.

The Flying Horses scored nine runs in the top of the seventh to close a large deficit, but Robert Schneider recorded the final out of the game to earn the save. The Silver Warriors used four pitchers in the seventh inning after starter Robert Morra allowed two unearned runs and struck out seven in six innings of work. Continue reading “Suburban Council baseball: Niskayuna hangs on to defeat Troy”

Suburban Council baseball: Shenendehowa fends off Saratoga Springs in pitchers’ duel

Pitcher Evan Jones held Saratoga Springs to one run on two hits and struck out six in a complete-game performance to help Shenendehowa defeat the Blue Streaks 3-1 Thursday, April 11, in a Suburban Council baseball game.

Three Saratoga Springs pitchers limited Shen to three runs on five hits and combined to strike out seven batters. Alex Henderson took the loss after giving up two runs on three hits in 4.2 innings of work.

Leadoff hitter Brendan Disonell had two singles and drove in a run for Shen. Jake Reinisch walked twice and had an RBI, while Jones and Nick Lemire each had a hit and a run scored.

Christian Kondo tripled and scored a run in the bottom of the first inning for Saratoga Springs. Continue reading “Suburban Council baseball: Shenendehowa fends off Saratoga Springs in pitchers’ duel”

Suburban Council baseball: Niskayuna rallies past Averill Park

Niskayuna overcame a shaky start to defeat Averill Park 6-4 Wednesday, April 10, in a Suburban Council baseball game.

Averill Park scored three runs in the bottom of the first inning to take a 3-2 lead, but Niskayuna tied the game in the second inning and grabbed the lead with a run in the top of the third. Continue reading “Suburban Council baseball: Niskayuna rallies past Averill Park”

2019 Suburban Council baseball preview

The Suburban Council baseball season begins this week with a handful of games before kicking into full gear during the first week of April. Here is a look at the 15 Suburban Council teams in alphabetical order.

SC preview-6Albany Falcons
Head coach: Garett Baron

Returning players
Jackson Anderson – senior outfielder
Alex Casciotti – senior infielder/pitcher
Rah’sier Chandler – junior pitcher
Nick Dugan – junior infielder/pitcher
Chris Gallagher – junior catcher/pitcher
Max Kendall – senior catcher
Will Klose – senior first baseman
Jeff Lembo – senior infielder/pitcher
Key-Shawn Miller – senior infielder
David Palmer – senior outfielder
Ian Townsend – junior infielder
William Traynor – senior first baseman
Nick Wilson – senior infielder

Outlook: The Falcons bolstered their confidence with a strong performance at a preseason tournament in Myrtle Beach, S.C. That effort, plus a nucleus of veteran talent, has Albany envisioning a postseason push in 2019.

“They’ve all played together for five years – through Babe Ruth and Mickey Mantle [leagues],” said assistant coach Jack Grogan. “Now that they’re seniors, we’re hoping that it will all come together this year.” Continue reading “2019 Suburban Council baseball preview”