BY MICHAEL KELLY
NISKAYUNA — Here is what you need to know for today about Niskayuna athletics.
BOYS’ CROSS COUNTRY: Niskayuna falls to Shenendehowa 21-37, Niskayuna falls to CBA 27-30, Niskayuna tops Albany 17-46
BOYS’ SOCCER: Niskayuna 3, Troy 0
GIRLS’ CROSS COUNTRY: Niskayuna falls to Shenendehowa 27-30, Niskayuna tops Albany 24-37
GIRLS’ SOCCER: Niskayuna 6, Troy 2
GIRLS’ SWIMMING & DIVING: Niskayuna 97, Shenendehowa 89
GIRLS’ TENNIS: Niskayuna 6, Troy 0
GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL: Niskayuna 3, Troy 1
GOLF: Niskayuna at Troy (No score reported)
In an early-season showdown, the Niskayuna girls’ swimming and diving team took home a win against archrival Shenendehowa. Gathering solo wins for the Silver Warriors were Elaine Lipkin (200 individual medley, 500 freestyle), Clare Stansbury (100 freestyle, 200 freestyle), Anna Vitolins (50 freestyle, 100 breaststroke), and Maggie Wyngowski (100 backstroke).
On a day where the Niskayuna girls’ soccer squad was ranked No. 4 in the state, the team received two goals and an assist from Marika Contompasis in a victory. In other action on the pitch, the Niskayuna boys’ soccer side received a pair of assists from Mateo Parzych in its win.
Also, Diana Pinchuk had 10 aces and Casey Sims collected 15 assists in a win for the Niskayuna girls’ volleyball team.
TODAY’S TOP GAME
After picking up some recent wins, the Niskayuna field hockey club gets a chance today to knock off one of the area’s powers when it visits Shenendehowa.
(Home games at high school, unless otherwise noted)
4:15 p.m.: Golf hosts Averill Park, at Mohawk Country Club
4:30 p.m.: Girls’ swimming and diving at Saratoga Springs
5:30 p.m.: Boys’ volleyball at Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake
6 p.m.: Field hockey at Shenendehowa
Thursday, Sept. 17
8 a.m.: Golf at Suburban Council Championships, at Van Patten
4:15 p.m.: Boys’ soccer hosts Averill Park
4:15 p.m.: Girls’ soccer at Averill Park
4:15 p.m.: Girls’ tennis at Averill Park
5:30 p.m.: Girls’ volleyball at Averill Park
Friday, Sept. 18
4:15 p.m.: Field hockey hosts Guilderland
5:30 p.m.: Boys’ volleyball hosts Columbia
7 p.m.: Football hosts Mohonasen
Saturday, Sept. 19
8 a.m.: Girls’ volleyball at Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake tournament
9 a.m.: Boys’ cross country at Monroe-Woodbury invitational
1 p.m.: Girls’ soccer at Washingtonville