COLONIE – The Lady Bison beat the Crusaders from Catholic Central in round one of the Section II, Class AA tournament 51-43.
Shaker’s Shyla Sanford led all scorers with 19 and picked up her 1,000 career point in the process. Julia DeBeatham had 11 and Hannah Malicki had 10 while Alexandra DeBeatham had six and Maddy Malicki chipped in five.
Ahniysha Jackson had 14 for No. 6 seed Catholic Central while Emily Frodyma had eight and Riqyia Harris and Kay Valley had six each.
Shaker, the No. 3 seed, will play cross town rival Colonie, the No. 2 seed, on Monday, Feb. 26 at Guilderland. Opening tip is slated for 6 p.m.
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