Wednesday roundup: Niskayuna swims past Shen

Zhou sets two pool records for Silver Warriors

The Niskayuna girls swim team posted its first duel meet victory over Shenendehowa in eight years by beating the Plainswomen 100-86 Wednesday.

Kina Zhou led the Silver Warriors by setting Niskayuna pool records in the 200-yard individual medley and the 100-yard freestyle. Zhou won the 200 IM with a time of 2:08.08 and swam a time of 52.97 seconds in the first leg of the 400-yard freestyle relay. Zhou had a winning time of 53.17 seconds in the 100 freestyle earlier in the meet.

Maggie Jordan contributed victories in the 50 freestyle and the 100 butterfly for Niskayuna, and the team of Jordan, Zhou, Rachel Wurth and Grace Matuszyk set a pool record in winning the 200 medley relay with a time of 1:50.84. Regina Foley won the diving competition.

Shen's Olivia Samson recorded a pool-record time of 1:53.43 in winnng the 200 freestyle. Samson won the 500 freestyle, while her sister Julia finished first in the 100 backstroke. Emma Rupert added a victory in the 100 breaststroke.

Boys soccer

Mekeel Christian Academy improved its record to 9-3-0 with Wednesday's 3-0 victory over Sharon Springs in a Western Athletic Conference boys soccer game.

The Lions scored all of their goals in a 10-minute span of the second half. Tai Aderounmu began the scoring in the 55th minute, followed by goals from Caleb Stewart and Kenny Aderounmu.

MCA out-shot Sharon Springs 15-3, despite losing one player to a red card.

Boys volleyball

Shenendehowa eased past Shaker 3-0 in Wednesday's Suburban Council boys volleyball match in Clifton Park.

The Plainsmen (12-1) won the first two games convincingly by scores of 25-7 and 25-15 before pulling out a 25-21 victory in the third game.

Brian Sprague and TJ Ostrowski combined for 20 assists, and Austin Jensen contributed three kills and four service aces for Shen.

Field hockey

Niskayuna scored three times in the first half on its way to a 5-0 victory over Saratoga Springs in Wednesday's Suburban Council field hockey game.

Sydney Bowker registered two goals and two assists for the Silver Warriors. Claire Young contributed a pair of goals, and Erin Down added another.

Goaltender Lauryn Huck made eight saves for Saratoga Springs.

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