The Guilderland girls soccer team gained the upper hand in the Suburban Council South Division with Thursday's 3-1 victory over Bethlehem in Delmar.
The Lady Dutch (9-2-2) out-shot the Lady Eagles (8-3-2) 22-8 on their way to regaining sole possession of first place in the South Division with three games left in the regular season.
Lauren Kogelmann led Guilderland with a pair of goals, and Marissa Cubillos added the other to help the Lady Dutch earn a sweep of their two games against Bethlehem. Guilderland defeated Bethlehem 4-1 in their season opener Sept. 9.
Autumn Fetterolf scored off a Jackie Kearney pass for Bethlehem, and goalie Katie Nickles made 19 saves.
In other Suburban Council girls soccer action, Niskayuna (10-3-0) jumped out to a 2-0 lead and cruised to a 3-0 victory over Ballston Spa.
Anka Parzych had both of the Silver Warriors goals, and goaltender Katie Hartlage stopped six shots for the shutout.
Taylor Manderson made 12 saves in goal for Ballston Spa (4-9-0).
Suburban Council North Division leader Shenendehowa ran its record to 12-1-0 with Thursday's 4-1 victory over Saratoga Springs in a boys soccer game.
Saamy Teymouri and Pahul Singh tallied in the first half to give the Plainsmen a 2-0 lead. Dan Cavosie launched a long shot into the Saratoga goal in the second half, and Ricky Grable tallied off a Pat Mylod pass to make the score 4-0.
Morgan Smith scored on a free kick late in the second half for Saratoga (3-9-1).
In other Suburban Council North Division boys soccer action, Connor Preece scored twice to give Ballston Spa a 2-1 victory over Niskayuna.
Preece tallied in the first half to give the Scotties (6-6-1) a 1-0 lead, but it only lasted a short time as Joe Repicky's shot bounced off a Ballston Spa defender into the net to tie the game for Niskayuna (3-7-3).
The two teams played a tight second half until Preece broke away for a goal with six minutes left that put Ballston Spa ahead for good.
Scotties' goaltender Evan Mendez made eight saves, while Niskayuna netminder Christian Esposito stopped 10 shots.