BY MICHAEL KELLY
CLIFTON PARK — Here are five things to know for today about Shenendehowa athletics:
1: The Shenendehowa baseball team stayed perfect in Suburban Council action Wednesday with an 11-4 victory against Ballston Spa. In the win, pitchers Bryan Warzek and Nik Malachowski combined to allow one earned run while striking out 15. At the plate, Connor Douglas went 3-for-4 with two RBIs, while Joe Fraser also had a pair of RBIs.
2: After a loss Monday, the Shenendehowa softball team bounced back Wednesday with a 13-3 thumping of Ballston Spa. In the victory, Sadie Evans had three singles and scored three times, Ashley Sisto tripled and had two RBIs, and Kelly O’Gorman had two hits.
3: Major matchup today for the Shenendehowa girls lacrosse squad. The Plainsmen travel to Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake and will get a firm grip on the top seed for the Section II Class AA postseason tournament with a win.
4: After a false start earlier this week, the Shenendehowa unified basketball team will make its debut today at Ballston Spa.
5: The State Assembly honored the Shenendehowa boys basketball team Wednesday for its state championship victory. The Plainsmen finished their season 25-1 and won their program’s first state title since 1987.
(Home games at high school, unless otherwise noted)
4 p.m.: Boys tennis hosts Ballston Spa
4 p.m.: Boys lacrosse at Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake
4:15 p.m.: Baseball hosts Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake
4:15 p.m.: Softball hosts Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake
4:15 p.m.: Unified basketball at Ballston Spa
5:30 p.m.: Girls lacrosse at Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake
4 p.m.: Boys track and field hosts invitational
4 p.m.: Girls track and field hosts invitational
4 p.m.: Boys tennis hosts Doane Stuart
7 p.m.: Baseball hosts Troy, at Joe Bruno Stadium
11 a.m.: Boys lacrosse at Saratoga Springs
4:15 p.m.: Baseball at Saratoga Springs
4:15 p.m.: Softball hosts Saratoga Springs
4:15 p.m.: Unified basketball at Schenectady
4:15 p.m.: Boys track and field hosts Guilderland
7:30 p.m.: Girls lacrosse at Niskayuna
8 p.m.: Boys lacrosse hosts Niskayuna
4:15 p.m.: Baseball at Niskayuna
4:15 p.m.: Girls track at Bethlehem
7 p.m.: Softball hosts Niskayuna, at Clifton Common
For updates about today’s action, follow Michael Kelly on Twitter: @ByMichaelKelly