Soccer: Niskayuna over Guilderland, 4-2
Anka Parzych and Meghan Doyle both scored their eighth and ninth goals of the season, leading unbeaten Niskayuna past Guilderland, 4-2, in a Suburban Council girls’ game.
Parzych opened the scoring 12 minutes in, and one minute after Jess Capone pulled the Lady Dutch even, Doyle gave the Lady Silver Warriors the lead for good.
Laurie Knapp had the other goal for 2-2-1 Guilderland.
Tara Teal ran her season total to 13 goals, scoring three times as 5-0-0 Bethlehem beat Ballston Spa, 3-1.
Kristen Connors scored a first-half goal, and Molly Costello added one in the second half, as Shenendehowa beat Colonie, 2-0. Courtney Yule was credited with 20 saves for Colonie.
Morgan Burchhardt scored four goals and assisted on three more, as Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake rolled past Columbia, 9-0. Meghan Malone added a pair of goals and three assists for the 2-3-0 Lady Spartans, who also got goals from Jenna Retell, Skye Kaler and Marina Giorgio.
Kate Essepian had a goal and assist, leading Shaker past Mohonasen, 2-0. Essepian scored her team’s first goal and assisted on Jenny Barra’s goal in the final two minutes.
Rachel Cardinal, Diana DiCocco and Madeline Saccocio had the goals as unbeaten Schalmont beat Ichabod Crane, 3-0, in the Colonial Council. The Lady Sabres have not conceded a goal this season.
Mikayla Gowett had a goal and assisted on Shelby Jenkins’ score, lifting Mechanicville past Voorheesville, 2-0. Kim Thompson made 15 saves for the Lady Red Raiders.
Meg Finnen assisted on a Danielle Welcome goal, then scored the winner on a free kick with four minutes to play as Lansingburgh beat Cobleskill-Richmondville, 2-1. Morgan Loder scored for the Lady Bullldogs
Monica Rouse had a pair of goals as Amsterdam beat Gloversville, 4-3, in a non-leaguer for its first win of the season.
Michaela Kilgallen and Diana Constantine had the other goals for the Lady Rams. Chantel Thomas scored two goals for Gloversville.
Courtney Avery scored three goals, and Liisi Vink-Laines had the other goal and assisted on two of Avery’s scores, as Troy topped Tamarac, 4-2, in a non-league game.
Julie Hampton scored both goals as Mayfield edged Duanesburg, 2-1, in the consolation game of the Kyle Sharpe Tournament, played at Schoharie.
Maeve McKeeby had the Duanesburg goal.
Alexis Rfflebach and Lauren Drake had the goals as Catholic Central topped Coxsackie-Athens, 2-0.
Chris Bubb scored in the first half as Schalmont played to a 1-1 draw with Ichabod Crane in a Colonial Council boys’ game.
The Sabres are 3-1-1, 4-2-1. Isiah Turek scored for the Riders, who are 3-0-1 in the Colonial.
Jordan Newton had two goals and an assist as Albany Academy blanked Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk, 5-0, to remain unbeaten.
Kevin Clark’s three goals got Voorheesville past Mechanicville, 5-1.
Brady King made eight saves as Ballston Spa held Bethlehem to a 0-0 tie in the Suburban Council. The Scotties are 1-3-1 (1-0-1 against the South Division), and the Eagles went to 4-0-1, despite posting their first shutout of the season.
Chris Schmid scored two goals, Chris Ortega had a goal and a pair of assists, and Mark Rakowsky added a goal as Shenendehowa downed Colonie, 4-1, in a rematch of last year’s Class AA final. Sam Smith had the Colonie goal.
Ryan Casserly had one goal, and Shaker got the winner on a Mohonasen own goal in beating the Mighty Warriors, 2-1. Austin McCrum had the Mohonasen goal.
Tim Hughes scored two goals, and Ryan Capron had the other as Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake tied Columbia, 3-3. Ritchie Hitherington and Tyler Casavant accounted for all the Columbia scoring.
Owen Nuss’s second-half goal gave Averill Park a 1-0 win over Saratoga Springs.
Kyle Smith, Brandon Campione, Tristan Engle and Johnny Vicciarelli had the goals as St. Johnsville beat host Schoharie, 4-1, in the championship game of the Kyle Sharpe Memorial tourney.
Tanner Stone had the Indians’ goal.
Saratoga Central Catholic and Duanesburg played to a 1-1 draw in the consolation game, with the Saints claiming third by winning the penalty kick tiebreaker. Bryan Hall and Chris Larson converted from the spot for the Saints, and goalkeeper Joe Schmidt stopped a pair of Duanesburg penalty kicks.
Dylan Toscano’s three goals powered the host Panthers past Waterford-Halfmoon, 5-1, in the first round of the Mayfield tournament.
Jordan Ryder and Josh Ivancic had the other Mayfield goals. Kyle Elliott scored for the Fordians.
Mayfield will play Catholic Central in the Oct. 13 championship game. The Crusaders topped Middleburgh, 2-1.