Athlete Recognition


    Highlights from the Sports World of Ballston Spa……..
    (Information provided by Coaches)


    Varsity Cheerleading - Sectional Championships  Sat. 2/29 Saratoga High School - Congratulations to the Varsity Cheerleading team on winning the Sectional Championships. The team will represent Ballston Spa at the State Championships March 7 at the Rochester Institute of Technology.  

    Varsity Wrestling - State Championships Feb. 28 & 29 - Congratulations to Nick Palso on placing
    3rd in New York State at the state championships. Nick went 5-1 for the weekend. 
    Nick Palso - state championships


    Varsity Wrestling - Section 2 Championships Sat. 2/15 - 
    Ballston Spa placed 4th for large schools. Individual results: 
    Ralph Keeney 6th place
    Cameron Hinchcliff 5th place
    Nick Palso CHAMPION
    Connor Gregory 3rd place
    James Prastio 4th place
    Darrien Insogna 3rd place
    Mike Lupo 6th place
    Nick Palso will represent Ballston Spa and Section 2 at the NY State Wrestling Championships, Friday-Saturday, February 28-29 at the Times Union Center.  

    JV Girls Basketball - Ballston Spa at Burnt Hills Thurs. 2/13 - 
    Ballston Spa 41
    Burnt Hills    37
    Student-Athlete Highlights - Oliva Verdile, Brianna Guarino,
    and Peyton Messina combined for 37 points, along with a good defense and rebounding from Audra Davis to defeat Burnt Hills 41-37.   

    Varsity Alpine Ski - Sectionals  Tues. 2/11 - 
    Congratulations to the Alpine Ski team on an amazing season. The girls team placed first and the boys placed second at sectionals this past Tuesday. Claire Felton, Sara Phelps, Mallory Czimbal, Ethan Huff and Evan Phelps will be representing Ballston Spa at the State Alpine Skiing Championships on Feb. 24 & 25 at Gore Mountain

    Varsity Wrestling -
    Congratulations to Ralph Keeney, Nick Palso, Cameron Hinchcliff, Connor Gregory, Geno DeRubertis, Jovie Acacio, Jack Davis, James Prastio, Chris Grace, Darrien Insogna, Mike Lupo who will be representing Ballston Spa at the Section 2 State Qualifiying Tournament, Saturday 2/15 at the Cooling Insurance Arena, Glens Falls.   

    Varsity Alpine Ski - Stillwater Invitational Mon. 2/3 - 
    Student-Athlete Highlights - 
    Race - Varsity Boys 1st place. 
    Varsity Girls 1st place.

    Varsity Alpine Ski - Johnstown Invitational Sat. 2/1 - 
    Student-Athlete Highlights - 
    Race 1- Varsity Boys 1st place.
    Race 2 -Varsity Boys 1st place.
    Varsity Girls 1st place.

    Varsity Alpine Ski - Saratoga Invitational - Mon. 1/27 - 
    Student-Athlete Highlights - 
    Girls varsity won the first Slalom race of the season!  Claire Felton placed 1st for the girls, Mallory Czimbal was 7th, Makena Evans was 14th, Megan Phelps was 16th, and Ethan Huff placed 5th for the boys. 

    Varsity Wrestling - Beacon Wrestling Invitational Fri. 1/17 & Sat. 1/18 - 
    Student-Athlete Highlights -
     Congratulations to the Varsity wrestling team on their first place win at the Beacon Wrestling Invitational.   

    Varsity Alpine Ski - Shenendehowa Invitational at Gore Mountain Mon. 1/20 - 
    Student-Athlete Highlights - 
    Girls varsity alpine ski team won both races yesterday and the boys were second and third respectively. 
    Race 1:
    Claire Felton 2nd
    Mallory Czimbal 5th
    Sara Phelps 6th
    Makena Evans 16th

    Ethan Huff 2nd
    Brody Keneston 11th
    Evan Phelps 16th

    Race 2:
    Claire Felton 3rd
    Mallory Czimbal 4th
    Sara Phelps 5th
    Maggie Lyon 20th

    Brody Keneston 7th
    Ethan Huff 12th
    Evan Phelps 16th


    Varsity Alpine Ski - Glens Falls Invitational at West Mountain Wed. 1/15 - 
    Student-Athlete Highlights - 
    Varsity girls won the Glens Falls Invitational Giant Slalom at West Mountain. Varsity boys placed third. 
    Sara Phelps 4th
    Mallory Czimbal 6th
    Clairy Felton 7th
    Margaret Lyon 14th
    Megan Phelps 22nd
    Ethan Huff 5th
    Brody Keneston 10th
    Evan Phelps 13th




    Varsity Alpine Ski - Niskayuna Invitational at West Mountain Wed. 1/8-
    Student-Athlete Highlights-
     Varsity Girls won Nisky Invitational Giant Slalom at West Mtn.
    1st Place Claire Felton
    2nd Place Sara Phelps
    4th Place Mallory Czimbal
    11th Place Makena Evans



    Varsity Wrestling - Saratoga Varsity Wrestling Tournament 1/4 - 

    Student Athlete Highlights - Ballston Spa Wrestling placed 1st at the Saratoga Invitational
    Individual Results:  
    Ralph Keeney
    Nick Palso
    Connor Gregory
    James Prastio

    Zach Fitzgerald - 3rd
    Ian Hansen - 6th
    Jack Davis - 2nd
    Chris Grace - 4th
    Mike Lupo - 3rd

    JV Girls Basketball - Ballston Spa Holiday Tournament 12/27 & 12/28 -
    Student Athlete Highlights - Olivia Verdie
    and Bri Guarino combined for 66 points in the tournament. Audra Davis collected 23 rebounds. The JV team finished with only four players on the floor for the entire 4th quarter to defeat Lansingburgh 43-34. 

    Varsity & JV Wrestling - Wednesday 12/4 Ballston Spa at Colonie - 
    Ballston Spa 60
    Colonie        21