Steve Souky

Niskayuna's Erica Ferguson, left, heads to the basket during a Niskayuna girls' Junior B travel basketball game on Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Sportswriter)

Niskayuna youth girls’ basketball teams honing skills in 2015-16

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter NISKAYUNA — While sharpening skills and honing fundamentals are the main focus of this year’s Niskayuna girls’ youth travel basketball teams, the organization’s more advanced teams are taking steps toward making sure their players are…

Members of the Niskayuna Girls Travel Basketball Junior B team are shown at a Feb. 23 practice in Niskayuna. Top row, from left, are head coach Steve Souky, Nora Lennon, Natalie Prian, Sophia DeAngelo, Lila Conners, Lizzie Stoffer, assistant coach Marcie Stoffer; bottom row, from left, are Emma Souky, Ava Mygeri, Olivia Piraino, Kate St. Lucia, and Allison Malatesta. Missing from the photo is Katie Hessler. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

Undefeated girls hoops squad heads to playoffs

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Two seasons ago, the core group of this year’s Niskayuna Girls Travel Basketball Junior B team played together for the first time and barely finished above .500. This season, the squad completed an…