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Niskayuna boys end skid by beating Shen

Niskayuna can get a little closer to first place Thursday when it visits Ballston Spa. The Scotties are coming off a 3-3 tie against Shaker (4-3-1, 6.5 points) Tuesday in a game where they had leads of 2-0 and 3-2.

Ormsbee said closing the gap won't be easy, but he also thinks that no one will pull away in a tight North Division race.

"We'd love to get something going in the second half [of the season], but it's going to be tough for any team to do that," he said.

Mohonasen inched closer to the top teams in the Suburban Council South Division by beating Colonie 1-0 Tuesday.

Mike Korzun struck for a first-half goal, and goaltender Brett Cannon made several saves in the second half to help the Mighty Warriors defeat the Garnet Raiders (4-4-0, 6 points).

Mohonasen will go for its third consecutive win Thursday when it hosts Columbia (1-6-0, 1 point).

In other boys soccer action, Scotia-Glenville (5-0-1 league, 6-1-1 overall) remained unbeaten within the Foothills Council with Tuesday's 2-2 tie against South Glens Falls.

Chris Alescio and Eric Denny scored in the first half to give the Tartans a 2-0 lead, but the Bulldogs (3-1-2, 4-2-2) responded with a pair of goals in the second half to pull off the tie.

Scotia-Glenville entered the South Glens Falls game off an impressive 6-1 victory over Gloversville last Saturday. Alescio tallied twice, with Turner Denis, Country Moran, Brian Junquera and Jake Yost adding goals.

The Tartans return to action Friday when they travel to Hudson Falls.

Schenectady Christian School (5-1-1) picked up a 5-1 Western Athletic Conference victory over St. Johnsville Monday. Ty Aderonmu scored two goals for the Falcons, who extended their winning streak to four games.

Caleb Stewart, Ben Mancuso and Kenny Aderonmu also tallied for Schenectady Christian, who hosted Canajoharie Wednesday.

Schalmont (6-0-0, 8-0-0) returned to action Wednesday when it traveled to Cobleskill-Richmondville for a Colonial Council game. The Sabres most recent game was last Saturday's 3-1 victory at Cohoes.""

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