Thursday round-up: Nickles saves Bethlehem

Goaltender stops 17 shots to help Lady Eagles beat Guilderland

Megan Potter had five digs, and Colette Masters added four digs for Saratoga.

Meanwhile, defending state Class A champion Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake eased past Shaker 3-0 Thursday in Latham. The Spartans won their games by scores of 25-15, 25-15 and 25-13.

Jessica Dillon led BH-BL with four kills, 12 assists and four aces, while Siena Wilder chipped in with three aces and 10 digs.

Madison Rowland had six kills, and Olivia Bruni recorded nine digs for Shaker. Katie McLean added 13 assists.

Field hockey

Queensbury scored twice in the second half to edge Scotia-Glenville 2-1 in Thursday's Foothills Council field hockey game in Scotia.

Jessica Pajak's goal with 6:10 remaining in the first half gave the Lady Tartans a 1-0 lead. Queensbury's Courtney Jenkins tied the game at 1 midway through the second half, and Anna Shutles added the go-ahead goal with 7:11 left in regulation.

Goaltender Vanessa Walker made four saves for Scotia-Glenville.


Saratoga Central Catholic raised its record to 7-0 with Thursday's 15-0 victory over Fort Plain in a Western Athletic Conference golf match at Saratoga Spa State Park.

Dylan Seeber and Kayla Szeckely each carded 44's over the front nine to lead the Saints. Drew Welcome recorded a 45 over the nine holes.

Girls tennis

Shaker swept the singles matches to defeat Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake 6.5-2.5 in Thursday's Suburban Council girls tennis match in Latham.

Shannon Mukerji, Stephanie Behrens, Mia Fallati, Nicole Cocca and Skylar Lu all won in straight sets for the Blue Bison. Elizabeth Sneeringer needed three sets to defeat Morgan Suhrader at No. 4 singles.

BH-BL won at first and second doubles, while the No. 3 doubles match was suspended with Alice Lyle and Caitlin O'Brien tied with Shaker's Eileen Zhou and Carolyn Bruni at one set apiece.

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