Tuesday round-up: Niskayuna edges Burnt Hills

Parzych scores eventual game winner for Silver Warriors

Anka Parzych's goal midway through the second half proved to be the game winner as Niskayuna hung on for a 3-2 victory over Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake in Tuesday's Suburban Council North Division girls soccer game in Niskayuna.

Kelly Hartlage and Meghan Doyle tallied in the first half to give the Silver Warriors (3-0-0) a 2-0 halftime lead. Carly Finn scored 10 minutes into the second half to pull the Spartans within a goal before Parzych struck eight minutes later.

Finn scored her second goal of the game with less than six minutes left in regulation, but it wasn't enough for BH-BL.

In Suburban Council South Division action, Guilderland (2-1-0) rebounded from Thursday's 1-0 loss to Bethlehem by beating Mohonasen 4-0.

Jess Capone, Angela Luizzi and Kara Carman scored in the first half to give the Lady Dutch a 3-0 lead. Capone added her second goal of the afternoon in the second half to seal the victory.

Mohonasen goaltender Saeeda Abdul-Aziz stopped 11 shots.

Bethlehem (3-0-0) kept its momentum going with a 5-0 victory over Colonie Tuesday. Tara Teal had a hat trick, and Kaylee Rickert contributed two goals and an assist for the Lady Eagles.

Colonie goaltenders Courtney Yule and Meg Penny had a combined total of nine saves.

Boys soccer

Two goals in the second half helped the Shenendehowa boys soccer team defeat Ballston Spa 3-0 in Tuesday's Suburban Council North Division game.

Chris Schmid gave the Plainsmen (3-0-0) a 1-0 halftime lead with a first-half goal. Drew Lewis and Ricky Grable had Shen's second-half goals.

Justin Rohrwasser made five saves, and Patrick Gerstenberger stopped two shots in goal for the Plainsmen. Ballston Spa goalies Patrick Touhey and Brady King made a total of nine saves.

In Burnt Hills, Brendan Griffiths' goal proved to be the difference as Niskayuna edged Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake 1-0.

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