Joe Carosella can’t fully explain it. Neither can his players.
Whatever the reason, Niskayuna is the one team that had Shaker’s number during the Suburban Council boys’ soccer season. The Silver Warriors’ success extended Thursday night, when they beat the Blue Bison, 3-1, in the Class AA semifinals.
Fourth-seeded Niskayuna will play No. 2 seed Shenendehowa in Monday night’s final after Tom Osborn’s second-half goal gave the Plainsmen a 1-0 victory over Guilderland in the other half of the “AA” semi at Colonie.