Niskayuna boys rally to earn volleyball victory
After dropping the first two games, 9-25, 19-25, to Guilderland on Monday, the Niskayuna boys’ volleyball team rallied to beat the Dutchmen in the next three games, 25-14, 25-23, 25-19.
Josh Miller had 23 kills and 14 blocks, and Dan Nirole had four kills and seven blocks for the Silver Warriors.
Guilderland got 15 kills and eight blocks from Marc du Moulin, eight kills and six blocks from Trevor Laicha and 15 assists from Zach Collen.
Bethlehem (18-0) beat Saratoga Springs, 25-14, 25-14, 25-12. Kevin Mahar had 25 assists and three aces for Bethlehem, Aaron Carrk had 11 kills, and John Sica had four kills and two blocks.
Austin Nydegger and Dan Dymer both had seven kills as Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake defeated Columbia, 25-15, 25-9, 25-7. Cody Pearch had 25 assists for the Spartans.
Scott Grable had 15 kills and eight aces to lead Shenendehowa to a 25-19, 21-25, 23-25, 25-15, 25-18 win over Mohonasen.
Patrick Flouton Johnson had five blocks for the Mighty Warriors.
Colonie beat Shaker, 25-20, 25-21, 21-25, 25-14, led by JaVar Burch with 13 kills and seven blocks. Nick Donato added 13 kills and five blocks, Matt LaJoy had six kills and 27 digs, and Zachary Lasky had six kills and 24 digs.
Shaker got four kills and 22 digs from Ben Cassillo, 13 digs from Harry Perechinsky and six kills, six digs and two blocks from Keyshawn Gomes.