Albany Section II Action Heats Up In Past Week
Danni Hennel continued her pitching mastery with a no-hitter and 13 strikeouts as Duanesburg blanked Sharon Springs, 16-0, and complete a perfect 11-0 regular season in the Western Athletic Conference.
Hennel also pitched a one-hitter while Caitlin Sanders belted a homer, double and single to lead Duanesburg past Berne-Knox-Westerlo, 23-1, to win the WAC South Division softball championship earlier this week.
It marks the Eagles 11th straight crown.
Hannah Barr had a big day for Duanesburg with four hits.
In the Suburban Council, Kelly Lane and Amanda Volk combined their efforts for a no-hitter in five innings as Colonie downed Mohonasen, 15-0.
Erika Daigle pitched a two-hitter as Shenendehowa downed Saratoga, 2-0, in Suburban Council activity.
Jess Adams banged out four hits and two RBI to lead Columbia over Guilderland, 10-0.
Daigle pitched another two-hitter in the Plainsmen's 4-0 victory over Niskayuna.
Scoring seven runs in the first inning, South Glens Falls knocked off Johnstown, 14-3, in the Foothills Council. Erin Fish paced the Bulldogs with four hits and two RBI.
Courtney Dayter tossed a one-hitter to help Cohoes silence Lansingburgh, 1-0, in the Colonial Council.
Alysa Russell smashed three hits, scored three runs and drove in two as Mechanicville remained unbeaten in the Colonial Council with a 9-2 win over Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk.
Alex Rollis continues to shine on the mound for Loudonville Christian. She threw a no-hitter (fourth of season) and struck out 11 to lead Loudonville Christian past Rensselaer, 15-0, in the Central Hudson Valley League.
Rollis also hurled a two-hitter with 11 strikeouts and drove in one run in Loudonville Christian's 2-0 win over Waterford and clinch the title.
In the Big 10, Lauren Omelia threw a no-hitter as Troy whipped Bishop Maginn, 14-0.
Ayden Healy delivered a homer, single and four RBI as Amsterdam beat Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons, 13-2, in the Big 10.
Tim Burek did it all as Rensselaer beat Germantown, 4-0, to win the CHVL championship. Burek pitched a four-hitter and struck out 18 and also slammed a pair of singles.
John Stanley ripped a homer, two doubles, single and four RBI as Columbia whipped Mohonasen, 16-3, in the Suburban Council.
A.J. Maney aided the Blue Devils with three singles, double and two RBI.
Zack Milton tossed a one-hitter with 13 strikeouts to propel Glens Falls over Queensbury, 2-0, in a Foothills Council matchup.
Anthony Scaccia's two-hitter and 12 strikeouts featured Voorheesville knocked off Watervliet, 5-2, on the Colonial Council ledger.
Greg Scott fired a one-hitter and added two RBI to help Greenwich turn away Cambridge, 7-1, in Wasaren League play.
In other action, Eric Muller smashed a homer, three singles and four RBI to power Bethlehem past Guilderland, 11-2, in Suburban Council play.
Caleb Ward belted a two-run homer to spearhead Schalmont over Albany Academy, 6-3, in the Colonial Council.
Ted Smallwood led AA with a double, three singles and RBI.
Nick Manna put together a double, two singles and three RBI but it wasn't enough as Galway fell to Canajoharie, 7-4.
Joe Horning starred for Canajoharie with a homer, two singles, two RBI and pitched a seven-hitter.
Greg Kelley was the offensive star with a triple, two doubles, four runs scored and five RBI as Corinth downed Bolton, 16-0, in the Adirondack League.
John Sica struck out 19, but it wasn't enough as Bishop Maginn fell to Amsterdam, 6-3, in the Big 10.
Jason Roth put together a double, two singles, and two RBI as Johnstown turned away rival Gloversville, 11-3, in the Foothills Council.
Dan Alteri belted a triple, double, two singles and six RBI to lead Mekeel Christian Academy past St. Johnsville, 24-10, in the WAC.
In girls lacrosse
Lauren Smith put together five goals and an assist as Shaker beat Burnt Hills, 16-2, in a Suburban Council game.
Lydia Knapp brought home six goals and three assists to propel Glens Falls past Emma Willard, 14-8, in non-league competition. Chloe Knapp added five goals and two assists.
Francesa Gundrum also had a big game with six goals on the Emma Willard side.
Emma Willard gained a 10-7 win over Greenwich in another non-league affair as Gundrum scored five goals.
Emily White was the driving force with eight goals and three assists to lead Glens Falls over Scotia, 19-4, in Foothills Council play.
Taylor Volkman starred with eight goals and two assists to power South Glens Falls past Schuylerville, 23-16, in a Foothills slugfest. Courtney Coons supplied six goals for the Bulldogs.
Shaker scored a big 10-7 win over Niskayuna in the Suburban Council. The win clinches the North Division title.
In boys lacrosse
Trevor Hiss had four goals and five assists as Burnt Hills beat Colonie, 14-5, in Suburban Council action.
Matt Renko scored five goals and five assists as Scotia shut out Johnstown, 17-0, in a Foothills Council matchup.
Luke Goldstock delivered four goals and four assists to propel Niskayuna over Ballston Spa, 20-3.
John Bassett connected on six goals and two assists as CBA defeated Schenectady, 22-8, in Big 10.
Noah Arciero supplied five goals and three assists to help the cause.
In girls track
Colonie's Kyle Plante won three events (100, 200, 100 hurdles) to beat Averill Park and Ballston Spa in Suburban Council action.
Emily VanDenburgh of Shaker also produced an outstanding day. She captured the 100, 200 and long jump (19-1) to help Shaker beat Burnt Hills, Columbia and Mohonasen.
Miranda Haraughty took three events (100, 200, 400) to lead Glens Falls past Johnstown and Scotia-Glenville in the Foothills.