Niskayuna soccer stymies Shaker again

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.

Read the full story from Friday’s Daily Gazette here.

Lee Esposito of Niskayuna, left, and team mate Tyler Hanft, go for after the ball on a corner kick with Brennan Jelstrom of Shaker at Colonie High School Thursday, October 30, 2014.

Lee Esposito of Niskayuna, left, and team mate Tyler Hanft, go for after the ball on a corner kick with Brennan Jelstrom of Shaker at Colonie High School Thursday, October 30, 2014.