BY MICHAEL KELLY
NISKAYUNA — Here are five things to know for today and this weekend about Niskayuna High School athletics:
1: Head coach Mike Vorgang collected win No. 350 Thursday, as the Niskayuna boys lacrosse team trounced Columbia, 22-2. In the victory, Connor Wolff had five goals, Aidan Byrne had four, and both Gallagher Gregory and John Prendergast each had three.
2: Another game, another win for the Niskayuna girls lacrosse team. The squad was a 17-7 winner against Columbia Thursday, as both Bri Sacks and Alissa Franze had four goals.
3: The Niskayuna baseball team gets a treat this weekend with a couple fun venues. The squad will head to Joe Bruno Stadium to take on Columbia at today; then, Saturday, the club will play Schenectady at Blatnick Park under the lights.
4: Both Niskayuna outdoor track and field teams will be at Saturday’s Colonie Relays. It is the 50th running of the event. Thursday, the Niskayuna boys lost a pair of league matchups, but the school’s 4×100-meter relay team of Jacob Wick, Xavier Harris, Joseph Romano, and Michael Reyes won its race.
5: Niskayuna Rowing hosts some Section II championship events Saturday before heading to Fish Creek Sunday for the conclusion of the event. The program won three races last weekend.
(Home games at school, unless otherwise noted)
4:15 p.m.: Softball hosts Columbia, at Van Antwerp
4:15 p.m.: Boys tennis at Columbia
4:30 p.m.: Baseball hosts Columbia, at Joe Bruno Stadium
4:30 p.m.: Boys track and field at New Hartford invitational
11:45 a.m.: Boys track and field at Colonie invitational
11:45 a.m.: Girls track and field at Colonie invitational
1 p.m.: Crew hosts Section II championship regatta, at Aqueduct Park on Mohawk River
4 p.m.: Girls lacrosse hosts Brewster
7:30 p.m.: Baseball hosts Schenectady, at Blatnick Park
6 a.m.: Crew hosts Section II championship regatta, at Aqueduct Park on Mohawk River
4:15 p.m.: Boys tennis hosts Shaker, at Central Park
4:30 p.m.: Softball at Troy
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