Niskayuna athletics rundown: Sept. 18-20

The crowd is shown at Niskayuna's football game against Green Tech on Friday, Sept. 4, 2015 in Niskayuna. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)The crowd is shown at Niskayuna's football game against Green Tech on Friday, Sept. 4, 2015 in Niskayuna. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

BY MICHAEL KELLY
Gazette Sportswriter

NISKAYUNA — Here is what you need to know for today about Niskayuna athletics.

YESTERDAY’S SCORES

BOYS’ SOCCER: Niskayuna 3, Averill Park 0

GIRLS’ SOCCER: Niskayuna 3, Averill Park 0

GIRLS’ TENNIS: Niskayuna at Averill Park (No score reported)

GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL: Averill Park 3, Niskayuna 0

GOLF: Niskayuna 259, Troy 354

THE HIGHLIGHTS

In another win, the state-ranked Niskayuna girls’ soccer team picked up picked up goals from Marika Contompasis, Isabelle Jaquith, and Hannah Munro. In a game with a matching score, the Niskayuna boys’ soccer squad received goals from Owen Goldstoff, Zach Ogden, and Ryan Stewart.

In a losing effort, Niskayuna girls’ volleyball saw Diana Pinchuk record six kills and Julia Wagner had four.

UPCOMING TOP GAME

After recording its first win in nearly two years, the Niskayuna football team looks to build on last week’s success with a home game against Mohonasen tonight.

Niskayuna's Lesley Santos takes a shot during a girls' tennis match between Shenendehowa and Niskayuna in Clifton Park on Monday, Aug. 31, 2015. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

Niskayuna’s Lesley Santos takes a shot during a girls’ tennis match between Shenendehowa and Niskayuna in Clifton Park on Monday, Aug. 31, 2015. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

UPCOMING SCHEDULE

(Home games at high school, unless otherwise noted)

Today

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

Monday, Sept. 21

4:15 p.m.: Girls’ soccer at Guilderland

4:15 p.m.: Girls’ tennis at Guilderland

5 p.m.: Field hockey at Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake

5:30 p.m.: Girls’ volleyball at Guilderland

5:30 p.m.: Boys’ volleyball hosts Colonie

About the Author

Michael Kelly
Michael Kelly is a sports reporter for Your Clifton Park and Your Niskayuna, weekly print publications of The Daily Gazette. Kelly grew up in Clifton Park and graduated from Shenendehowa High School in 2006. He is also a 2010 graduate of the Stony Brook University School of Journalism. Kelly's work has been honored by the New York News Publishers Association, the New York State Associated Press Association, and the Associated Press Sports Editors. His work has previously been featured in The (Amsterdam) Recorder, The Saratogian, and Albany Times Union.