On the boys' side, Niskayuna and Scotia-Glenville both had solid performances. Despite not placing anyone in the top 10, Niskayuna finished fifth with 106 points, only 12 points behind fourth-place Guilderland. Scotia-Glenville was sixth with 186 points.
Zak Smetana led Niskayuna with an 11th-place finish in a time of 16:39.53, six seconds out of 10th place. Tim Ryan was 16th in a time of 16:55.99, and Kyle O'Connor finished 23rd with a time of 17:09.36. Anthony Gatta finished 24th in a time of 17:10.79 to pace Scotia-Glenville.
Shenendehowa won the boys team title with 40 points. Queensbury placed second with 56 points, and host team Shaker was third with 59 points.
Baggetta, Curiano lead Schalmont at Fonda
The Schalmont boys and girls cross country teams began their seasons last Saturday at the Fonda Invitational.
Angie Baggetta had the top finish for Schalmont. Baggetta took sixth place in the girls division I race with a time of 21:38.6. Ashley Myers was the next Sabre to cross the finish line, as she finished 28th with a time of 24:13.7.
Matt Curiano led the Schalmont boys team with a ninth place finish in the division I race. Curiano completed the 2.9-mile course in a time of 18:23.8. Mike Notar added a 14th-place performance with a time of 18:52.9.""