COLONIE – The Blue Bison advanced to the Section II Class AA semifinals by trouncing Niskayuna 4-0 on Saturday, Oct. 21.
The No. 10 seed Niskayuna hung with the No. 2 seed Shaker through the first half and was only down by a goal – Greg Hale scored at the 8:15 mark.
But, shaker poured it on in the second half with three players scoring – Hassan Alfadhil at 37:02, Ethan Snyder at 30:41 and Jack Acquario at 28:32.
Keegan Flaherty had 15 saves in the shutout and his counterpart, Brennan Piper, had five for Nisky.
Shaker will now take on the No. 3 seed Shenendehowa – who beat Guilderland 1-0 to advance – on Friday, Oct. 27 at Colonie High School.
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