Shenendehowa Softball Keeps Perfect Record Intact
The Shenendehowa High School softball team had a successful trip to Endicott winning two games in the Mary Testa Tournament.
Shen knocked off Union-Endicott, 6-2. Briana Swota led the Plainsmen with a double, single and RBI. The other game saw Shen defeat Greene, 6-2. Caitlin Lawson was the offensive star smashing a three-run homer.
The Plainsmen sport a 12-0 record.
Kelly Wall exploded for nine goals and two assists as Shenendehowa worked overtime to beat Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake, 15-12, in a Suburban Council girls lacrosse game.
Nicole Beardsley took scoring honors on the Spartans side with four goals.
Cara Quimby delivered four goals and an assist and Morgan Hardt added three goals and an assist as Guilderland whipped Colonie, 20-4.
In a non-league game, Chloe Knapp unleashed five goals and an assist as Glens Falls turned away Red Hook, 11-5, in non-league play.
Brian Rogers posted four goals and Shenendehowa beat Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake, 12-7, in Suburban Council play.
Trevor Hiss paced the Spartans with three goals and three assists.
Scoring six runs in the sixth inning, Scotia-Glenville beat Schalmont, 9-7, for the Bruce Bouck Memorial Tournament championship at Schalmont.
In the consolation game, Cobleskill-Richmondville outslugged Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons, 10-8.
Joe Horning slammed a couple of homers, one a grand slam, and seven RBI as Canajoharie whipped Duanesburg, 14-3, in a Western Athletic Conference game.
Zach Bowerman helped the Cougars with five hits.
Donye Walker had a big day for Mekeel Christian Academy tossing a two-hitter and 12 strikeouts in a 17-2 victory over Sharon Springs.
In non-league activity, Fort Plain topped Rensselaer, 12-2. Marcus Failing and Chris Hanifin combined their effort for a four-hitter and fanned 13.
Offensively, Failing and Harold Dettmer each delivered three runs for the Hilltoppers.
A big 10-run first inning propelled Hoosic Valley past Galway, 18-3, to win the Corinth Tournament championship.
Morgan Anderson connected on a homer and two singles for the winners.
There was plenty of track and field on Saturday with three invitationals.
Burnt Hills and Shaker won the boys and girls titles, respectively at the Luciano Invitational (Hudson Falls).
Emily VanDenburgh highlighted Shaker's performance with victories in the long jump and triple jump.
Glens Falls' Zoe Doolittle had the top individual effort taking wins in shot put, discus and javelin.
For the boys, Joe Carr of Burnt Hills emerged victorious in the 100 and 200.
In Cohoes, the Shaker boys team established three meet records.
The Maple Hill Invitational saw Amanda Roney claim the 200 and high jump to help Middleburgh win the team title.
Isabella Borini of Schalmont brought home two victories, 100 hurdles and triple jump.
And the Penn Relays at Philadelphia, featured the Columbia girls 1600 relay set a school record of 4:04.02. Kailyn Balzano, Alison Romer, Eva Kiehl and Nastasja Johnstown earned the honors.
The Foothills Council tennis championships saw Rob Schmitz of Scotia-Glenville win his second title in a row beating Mitch Burhoe of Glens Falls, 6-3, 5-7, 7-6 (4).
The doubles championship featured Nate Ligon and Andrew Beckham of Gloversville get the best of Adam Ashcroft and Aaron Keegan of Scotia, 6-0, 6-2.