BY MICHAEL KELLY
NISKAYUNA — A look at the latest news in Niskayuna High School athletics.
BOYS’ HOOPS BOUNCES BACK
After a loss this past Tuesday to Shenendehowa, the Niskayuna boys’ basketball team bounced back with an 88-57 win Friday against Columbia.
Tommy Kelly led the Silver Warriors with 21 points, while Connor Detrick added 17.
The victory pushed the team’s record to 3-1.
HOCKEY SPLITS PAIR
After a 5-0 loss Friday to Beekmantown, the Niskayuna/Schenectady hockey team collected a 4-2 win Saturday against Plattsburgh.
In the victory, Evan Maloney and Max Ronesi each scored a pair of goals.
James Blanchfield made 37 saves in net for the Mohawks.
GIRLS’ BOWLING WINS
In a Thursday match against Saratoga Springs, the Niskayuna girls’ bowling team picked up a 23-9 victory.
For the Silver Warriors, Julia Favata (267-643), Morgan Richards (211-578), and Gina Voris (200-515) led the way.
In Niskayuna boys’ bowling action, the Silver Warriors came up short Thursday against Columbia. In a 21.5-10.5 loss, Dominick Favata led the young team with a 706 series.
BIG WEEK AHEAD
After a winless week against Shenendehowa and Columbia, the Niskayuna girls’ basketball team will play another pair of league games this week.
The 1-3 team will play host Tuesday to Colonie before traveling Friday to play Shaker.
In Niskayuna’s 61-46 loss Friday to Columbia, Olivia Owens scored 20 points and Deirdre Schutzman added 13.
In a test this past Thursday against the area’s best, the Niskayuna wrestling team suffered a 63-15 loss to Shenendehowa.
The team plays host Tuesday to Saratoga Springs.
(Home games on main campus, unless otherwise noted)
Tuesday, Dec. 15
4:15 p.m.: Boys’ bowling at Colonie
4:15 p.m.: Girls’ bowling at Colonie
4:30 p.m.: Boys’ swimming at Saratoga Springs
7 p.m.: Boys’ basketball at Colonie
7 p.m.: Girls’ basketball hosts Colonie
7:30 p.m.: Wrestling hosts Saratoga Springs
Wednesday, Dec. 16
4:15 p.m.: Girls’ bowling hosts Schenectady, at Boulevard Bowl
Thursday, Dec. 17
4:15 p.m.: Boys’ bowling hosts Shaker, at Boulevard Bowl
4:30 p.m.: Boys’ swimming at Albany
Friday, Dec. 18
7 p.m.: Boys’ basketball hosts Shaker
7 p.m.: Girls’ basketball at Shaker
Saturday, Dec. 19
12:30 p.m.: Hockey hosts Shaker/Colonie, at Union College
Sunday, Dec. 20
8 a.m.: Indoor track at league meet, at Union College