Shenendehowa athletics rundown: Sept. 15

Shenendehowa's Tom Hurley (3) sets up a shot as Shen boys' volleyball takes on South Colonie at home on Wednesday, September 2, 2015. (PATRICK DODSON/GAZETTE PHOTOGRAPHER)Shenendehowa's Tom Hurley (3) sets up a shot as Shen boys' volleyball takes on South Colonie at home on Wednesday, September 2, 2015. (PATRICK DODSON/GAZETTE PHOTOGRAPHER)

BY MICHAEL KELLY
Gazette Sportswriter

CLIFTON PARK — Here is what you need to know for today about Shenendehowa athletics.

RECENT SCORES

FRIDAY

BOYS’ CROSS COUNTRY: Shenendehowa 5th at Springstead Invitational

BOYS’ VOLLEYBALL: Shenendehowa 3, Niskayuna 0

FIELD HOCKEY: Shenendehowa 4, Guilderland 0

FOOTBALL: Shaker 35, Shenendehowa 21

SATURDAY

BOYS’ SOCCER: Shenendehowa 5, CBA 1

Members of the town's youth football program greet Shenendehowa players before a Friday, Sept. 11, 2015 football game against Shaker. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

Members of the town’s youth football program greet Shenendehowa players before a Friday, Sept. 11, 2015 football game against Shaker. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

THE HIGHLIGHTS

Carly Pelletier had two goals Friday to lead the Shenendehowa field hockey squad to a victory against Guilderland, while goalie Meredith Koziol made six saves in the shutout. Also, the Shenendehowa football team received another big game from Carl Fiore in a losing effort, while Shenendehowa boys’ volleyball received six kills apiece from Mitchell DeBortoli and Sean Dillon in its win.

Saturday, the Shenendehowa boys’ soccer team put up a 5-spot against CBA, with five different players registering goals and Ky-Air Hamilton compiling two assists.

TODAY’S TOP GAME

The epic rivalry from a year ago resumes today, as the Shenendehowa girls’ swimming and diving team takes on Niskayuna. Each team is the other’s main rival for a Section II title this fall.

Members of the Shenendehowa dance team perform at halftime of a Friday, Sept. 11, 2015 football game against Shaker. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

Members of the Shenendehowa dance team perform at halftime of a Friday, Sept. 11, 2015 football game against Shaker. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

UPCOMING SCHEDULE

(Home games on main campus, unless otherwise noted)

Today

4 p.m.: Girls’ swimming and diving hosts Niskayuna

4:15 p.m.: Boys’ cross country at Niskayuna

4:15 p.m.: Girls’ cross country at Niskayuna

4:15 p.m.: Golf at Schenectady

4:30 p.m.: Boys’ soccer at Schenectady

4:30 p.m.: Girls’ soccer hosts Schenectady

4:30 p.m.: Girls’ tennis hosts Schenectady

5:30 p.m.: Girls’ volleyball hosts Schenectady

Wednesday, Sept. 16

4:15 p.m.: Field hockey hosts Niskayuna

4:15 p.m.: Girls’ tennis at Ballston Spa

4:15 p.m.: Golf hosts Ballston Spa, at Edison Club

4:30 p.m.: Girls’ swimming and diving at Bethlehem

5:30 p.m.: Boys’ volleyball at Saratoga Springs

Thursday, Sept. 17

8 a.m.: Golf at Suburban Council Championships, at Van Patten

4:15 p.m.: Boys’ soccer hosts Ballston Spa

4:15 p.m.:  Girls’ soccer at Ballston Spa

5:30 p.m.: Girls’ volleyball at Ballston Spa

Friday, Sept. 18

5:30 p.m.: Boys’ volleyball at Shaker

7 p.m.: Football hosts CBA

Saturday, Sept. 19

9 a.m.: Girls’ volleyball hosts tournament

9 a.m.: Girls’ swimming and diving at Owego Free Academy invitational

10:30 a.m.: Girls’ cross country at Monroe-Woodbury invitational

3 p.m.: Boys’ soccer at Fayetteville-Manlius

7 p.m.: Girls’ soccer at Massapequa

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.