Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake surprises Colonie

The Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake boys basketball team returned to Suburban Council action in a big way Tuesday.

The Spartans turned in a strong defensive effort to defeat South Division co-leader Colonie 39-33 and raise their league record to 3-2.

Zach Morton scored 12 points and pulled down 10 rebounds for BH-BL, which led 21-14 at half-time. Jacob Meyers contributed six rebounds.

Mike Branche led Colonie (4-2 league, 4-4 overall) with 10 points.

In other Suburban Council action Tuesday, Shenendehowa remained perfect with a 69-40 victory over Guilderland, while Saratoga Springs throttled Mo-honasen 64-39.

Matt Miner netted 26 points, and Dan Lee contributed 20 points for Shen (6-0, 7-0), which sank seven three-pointers against Guilderland.

Zach Arpey scored 13 points to lead a balanced Saratoga (5-1, 6-2) attack against Mohonasen.

Saratoga Central Catholic (2-4) ended an eight-day layoff between games Wednesday when it traveled to Fort Plain for a Western Athletic Conference contest.


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