Shenendehowa athletics rundown: Sept. 17

From left, Shenendehowa girls' team members Hillary Halpern, Madeleine Festin, McKenzie Ryan, and Thiziri Bouzidi warm up before a cross country meet Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015 in Niskayuna. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)From left, Shenendehowa girls' team members Hillary Halpern, Madeleine Festin, McKenzie Ryan, and Thiziri Bouzidi warm up before a cross country meet Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015 in Niskayuna. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

BY MICHAEL KELLY
Gazette Sportswriter

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

YESTERDAY’S SCORES

BOYS’ VOLLEYBALL: Shenendehowa 3, Saratoga Springs 1

FIELD HOCKEY: Shenendehowa 1, Niskayuna 0

GIRLS’ SWIMMING & DIVING: Shenendehowa 109, Bethlehem 77

GIRLS’ TENNIS: Shenendehowa at Ballston Spa (No score reported)

GOLF: Shenendehowa 240, Ballston Spa 254

Members of the Shenendehowa girls' team start off during a cross country meet Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015 in Niskayuna. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

Members of the Shenendehowa girls’ team start off during a cross country meet Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015 in Niskayuna. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

THE HIGHLIGHTS

After a tough loss Tuesday, the Shenendehowa girls’ swimming and diving team bounced back Wednesday with a resounding victory Wednesday. Scoring solo wins for the Plainsmen were Kristen Cregin, Shauna Killane, Julia Samson, Karen Silaika, Lauren Sposili, and Sydney Weiskopf.

Emily Fraser scored the lone goal for Shenendehowa field hockey in its victory against Niskayuna,

In the Shenendehowa boys’ volleyball team’s win, Donovan Suguitan had 10 kills to lead the way.

Mike Ross and Tom McPartlon fired scored of 37 and 38, respectively, to lead the Shenendehowa golf team to a win.

TODAY’S TOP GAME

Ballston Spa brings its undefeated league record into its match today with the Shenendehowa boys’ soccer team, so that’s the pick. The Plainsmen will look to strengthen their case that they are the team to beat in Section II with this game.

Team members huddle before the Shenendehowa girls' soccer team's scrimmage Friday, Aug. 28, 2015 in Clifton Park. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

Team members huddle before the Shenendehowa girls’ soccer team’s scrimmage Friday, Aug. 28, 2015 in Clifton Park. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

UPCOMING SCHEDULE

(Home games on main campus, unless otherwise noted)

Today

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

4:15 p.m.: Girls’ Tennis hosts Bethlehem

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

Monday, Sept. 21

4:15 p.m.: Field hockey at Columbia

4:15 p.m.: Girls’ tennis at Columbia

5:30 p.m.: Girls’ volleyball at Columbia

Tuesday, Sept. 22

6 p.m.: Field hockey at Kingston

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.