Shenendehowa athletics rundown: Sept. 22

Carly Pelletier of Shenendehowa and goalie Brittany Ryan of Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake go after the loose ball with Lexie Ball Tuesday, September 8, 2015. (PETER R. BARBER/DAILY GAZETTE PHOTOGRAPHER)Carly Pelletier of Shenendehowa and goalie Brittany Ryan of Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake go after the loose ball with Lexie Ball Tuesday, September 8, 2015. (PETER R. BARBER/DAILY GAZETTE PHOTOGRAPHER)

BY MICHAEL KELLY
Gazette Sportswriter

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

(Note: The next rundown will appear Friday, Sept. 25.)

YESTERDAY’S SCORES

FIELD HOCKEY: Shenendehowa 4, Columbia 1

GIRLS’ TENNIS: Shenendehowa 9, Columbia 0

GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL: Shenendehowa 3, Columbia 0

THE HIGHLIGHTS

In a matchup of squads unbeaten in the Suburban Council, the Shenendehowa girls’ volleyball squad topped Columbia 25-17, 25-17, 25-22. Charlotte Macken had 14 digs in the win, while Rachel Millington had 10 kills.

Meanwhile, Kelly Barkevich, Emily Fraser, Taryn Marra, and Carly Pelletier all scored in a win for the Shenendehowa field hockey team.

Finally, wins from top singles players Paige Ratsep and Sydney Quinn led the Shenendehowa girls’ tennis team to its win.

TODAY’S TOP GAME

Only one on the slate, as the Shenendehowa field hockey squad looks to better itself with a nonleague affair at Kingston.

Shenendehowa girls' volleyball's Charlotte Macken is shown Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015 at the Shen Fall Fest tournament in Clifton Park. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

Shenendehowa girls’ volleyball’s Charlotte Macken is shown Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015 at the Shen Fall Fest tournament in Clifton Park. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

UPCOMING SCHEDULE

(Home games on main campus, unless otherwise noted)

Today

6 p.m.: Field hockey at Kingston

Thursday, Sept. 24

4:15 p.m.: Boys’ soccer at Mohonasen

4:15 p.m.: Girls’ soccer hosts Mohonasen

4:15 p.m.: Girls’ tennis hosts Mohonasen

4:15 p.m.: Golf at Mohonasen

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

Friday, Sept. 25

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

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

5:30 p.m.: Boys’ volleyball hosts Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake

7 p.m.: Football at Saratoga Springs

Saturday, Sept. 26

8 a.m.: Boys’ volleyball at Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake tournament

9 a.m.: Girls’ cross country at Queensbury invitational

11 a.m.: Boys’ soccer hosts Columbia

11 a.m.: Girls’ soccer at Columbia

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.