Niskayuna athletics rundown: Sept. 22

Niskayuna players walk off the field after a Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015 boys' soccer game in Niskayuna. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)Niskayuna players walk off the field after a Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015 boys' soccer game in Niskayuna. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

BY MICHAEL KELLY
Gazette Sportswriter

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

(Note: The next rundown will appear Friday, Sept. 25.)

YESTERDAY’S SCORES

BOYS’ VOLLEYBALL: Niskayuna 3, Colonie 0

FIELD HOCKEY: Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake 3, Niskayuna 0

GIRLS’ SOCCER: Niskayuna 1, Guilderland 1

GIRLS’ TENNIS: Niskayuna 6, Guilderland 3

GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL: Guilderland 3, Niskayuna 0

THE HIGHLIGHTS

A nice win for the Niskayuna girls’ tennis team, as No. 1 singles player Lesley Santos led with a 6-3, 6-0 victory.

For the Niskayuna girls’ volleyball team, Julia Wagner had 12 kills in defeat, while Damien Whittemore had nine kills and Jim Cesare had 14 assists in a win for the Niskayuna boys’ volleyball squad.

Meanwhile, Izzy Lynch scored the lone goal for the Niskayuna girls’ soccer team.

TODAY’S TOP GAME

A light schedule today only calls for the Niskayuna golf team to head to the road to take on Mohonasen.

Niskayuna lines up for a play during a Friday, Sept. 4, 2015 girls' field hockey game. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

Niskayuna lines up for a play during a Friday, Sept. 4, 2015 girls’ field hockey game. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

UPCOMING SCHEDULE

(Home games at high school, unless otherwise noted)

Today

3 p.m.: Golf at Mohonasen

Thursday, Sept. 24

4:15 p.m.: Boys’ soccer at Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake

4:15 p.m.: Girls’ soccer hosts Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake

4:15 p.m.: Field hockey hosts Saratoga Springs

4:15 p.m.: Girls’ tennis hosts Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake

4:15 p.m.: Golf at Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake

4:30 p.m.: Girls’ swimming and diving at Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake

5:30 p.m.: Girls’ volleyball hosts Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake

Friday, Sept. 25

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

Saturday, Sept. 26

8 a.m.: Girls’ volleyball at Averill Park tournament

10 a.m.: Boys’ cross country at EJ Herrmann Invitational

11 a.m.: Boys’ soccer hosts Guilderland

1 p.m.: Girls’ soccer at Baldwinsville

1 p.m.: Football at Averill Park

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.