COLONIE — The Shaker boys volleyball team defeated the Raiders three sets to two in what was one of the most competitive, hard-fought athletic contests this season.
Colonie won the first set, 25-22, over its crosstown rival. Shaker came back to win the second, 25-14. Colonie won the third, 25-23 and Shaker won the fourth, 25-23, and the fifth, 15-8. The fifth set in the best of three match is only played to 15.
The Colonie JV squad won the match earlier in the night on Wednesday, Sept. 18 2-1.
Colonie will host Shen on Thursday, Sept. 18, play at Bethlehem on Monday, Sept. 23 and then will host Saratoga on Wednesday, Sept. 25.
Shaker will host CBA on Friday, Sept. 20 and host Columbia on Wednesday, Sept. 25.
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