Tuesday round-up: Guilderland cruises past Columbia

Dyer strikes for four goals in Dutchmen win

The Guilderland boys lacrosse team jumped out to a 5-1 lead in the first quarter and cruised to a 13-3 Suburban Council victory over Columbia Tuesday.

Cody Dyer scored four goals, while Taylor Dubose and Stephen Polsinelli each added hat tricks for the Dutchmen, who out-shot Columbia 26-13. Connor Drislane contributed a goal and four assists for Guilderland.

Sean Kelly tallied twice, and goaltender Pat Buono made 13 saves for Columbia.

Girls lacrosse

Albany Academy for Girls doubled up Colonie 18-9 in a non-league girls lacrosse game Tuesday.

Kim Carr scored five goals to lead Colonie (0-3). Jess Riccardi chipped in with two goals and an assist, and goaltender Sarah Lester made seven saves.

Albany Academy improved its record to 2-0.

Boys track

The Columbia boys track and field team swept its Suburban Council duel meet with Niskayuna and Ballston Spa Tuesday in Niskayuna.

The Blue Devils edged Niskayuna 93-86 and defeated Ballston Spa 105-75 to start the season with a 2-0 record. Niskayuna defeated Ballston Spa 108-70 in head-to-head points.

Niall Williams led Niskayuna with victories in the 800- and 1,600-meter races. Jamey Wagner contributed field victories in the high and triple jumps, and Andrew Haber added a win in the 400-meter dash. Haber also teamed up with Chris Downing, Dominick Brion and Nick Jarvis to lead Niskayuna's 3,200-meter relay team to victory.

John Lansburg (400-meter hurdles) and Gil Paulino (pole vault) earned victories for Ballston Spa.

Boys tennis

The Bethlehem boys tennis team improved its record to 2-0 with an 8-1 non-league victory over Scotia-Glenville Tuesday.

Nick DeLuke, Nick Mashuta, Jimmy Ding, Jay Gu and Ben Sanders won their singles matches for the Eagles. Bethlehem also swept the doubles matches with its teams of Drew Perry and Josh Dubey, Ronald Shi and Nick Warren, and Artem Timofeev and Michael DeBerry.

The Eagles began their season Monday with a 9-0 sweep against Suburban Council rival Averill Park. Rohin Bose joined DeLuke, Mashuta, Ding, Gu and Sanders in earning singles victories for Bethlehem.

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