Athlete Recognition


  •   SPRING SEASON RECOGNITION:    

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


     

    Varsity Softball - Scotia at Ballston Spa at Schalmont Thurs. 5/30 - 
    Scotia           0
    Ballston Spa 13
    Student-Athlete Highlights - 
    1st: Lauren Kersch K's all 3 in the first half, Ana Gold hits a 2 out double in the bottom half but is stranded. 2nd: 3 up, 3 down. Pop-out to 2nd and two K's. Scotties get in scoring position but didn't push the run across the board. 3rd: Kersch K's 3 more, Scotties put up 2 runs on 3 singles by Megan McMahon, Gold, and Kersch. 4th: 2 more K's and another pop-out to 2nd in the top half. 3 up, 3 down for the Scotties. 5th: Fly out to right, and two more K's for Kersch. Scotties put two up on the board. Julia Russell walks and Ana Gold hits a 2 run HR to put the Scotties up 4-0. 6th: Kersch K's the side.  Bottom Half: Alison Sgambati hits a one out solo HR, Katelyn Hilko gets on by error. McMahon gets on by filders choice. Julia Russell singles to put runners on 1st and 2nd for Gold. Gold hits an RBI single followed by Angelina Stile's 2 RBI double. Kersch helps her cause with an RBI single and Paige Davis with an RBI single to follow. Caroline Srokowski returns to the plate after leading off the inning and hits an RBI double. Scotties are now up 11-0; Sgambati crushes her second homerun of the inning for two more runs to end the game in mercy rule 13-0. 

     


    Varsity Boys Lacrosse - Columbia at Ballston Spa Tues. 5/21 -
    Columbia      4 
    Ballston Spa 22
    Ballston Spa Scoring - 
    Lucas Bennice 5 Goals 1 Assist
    Peyton Walsh 4 Goals 2 Assists
    Ethan Thomas 1 Goal 4 Assists
    Antonio Rossetti 3 Goals 1 Assist
    Demetri Yerou 2 Goals 2 Assists
    Jake Koszelak 3 Goals
    Erik Gottmann 2 Goals 1 Assist
    Matt King 1 Goal
    Aidan Gregory 1 Goal
    David Rodak 1 Assist
    Gregg Dort Jr. 4 Saves 3 goals against
    John Ewalt 4 Saves 1 goal against  


    Varsity Softball - Ballston Spa at Whitesboro Sat. 5/18 - 
    Ballston Spa 7
    Whitesboro  3
    Student-athlete highlights -
    Lauren Kersch
    gave up one hit in the 6th inning, walked one in the 5th and a team error allowed only 3 runners on for Whitesboro's offense. B-Spa offense: Megan McMahon with leadoff single, Julia Russell gets on by error, runners advance to 2nd and 3rd. Ana Gold hits a 2 run single; Gold advances to 2nd on a throw and steals 3B. She scores on a passed ball. Angelina Stile, Kersch, and Paige Davis all retired. 3rd Inning- Gold hits a one out triple. Kersch singles to plate Gold. 5th Inning. Gold leads off with a double, Stile hits a 2 RBI HR. 6th- Alison Sgambati with a single to leadoff. McMahon draws a one out walk. Julia Russell gets on by base hit loading bases. Gold has a sac fly to plate Sgambati.

       

     

    Varsity Boys Lacrosse - CBA at Ballston Spa Thurs. 5/16 -
    Ballston Spa Scoring
    Lucas Bennice 2 Goals 2 Assists 
    Antonio Rossetti 2 Goals 1 Assist
    Ethan Thomas 2 Goals 1 Assist
    Erik Gottmann 2 Assists 
    Peyton Walsh 2 Goals
    Jake Koszelak 1 Goal
    Matt King 1 Goal
    Demetri Yerou 1 Goal
    Aidan Gregory 1 Assist
    Gregg Dort Jr. 10 Saves 5 Goals Against
    John Ewalt 2 Saves 2 Goals Against

     


    Varsity Softball - Averill Park at Ballston Spa Thurs. 5/16 - 
    Student-athlete highlights -
    Top 1 - 3 up, 3 down. Bottom 1- Megan McMahon leadoff single, single by Julia Russell... no out 3 run Homerun by Ana Gold, followed by a Solo Homerun by Angelina Stile. Next 3 batters retired in order. 3rd- Madie Rose 2 out single for Averill Park. No other runners. Bottom 3 - Julia Russell with leadoff single, Gold gets walked, Angelina Stile to bat 0-1 count Agan comes in to pitch. Stile with a single to load the bases. Lauren Kersch with a 3RBI double. Paige Davis with a double to score courtesy runner Taylor Russell. Next two batters shut down. Katelyn Hilko with a 2 out single, McMahon pops out. 4th - Marissa and Abby Nagel both collect singles but don’t get past 2nd. Bottom 4 - 3 up, 3 down. 5th - Agan with a one out single. No further baserunners.
    Bottom 5 - Kersch and Caroline Srokowski both collect hits. 6th - 3 up, 3 down for AP. Bottom 6 - Ana Gold 2 out double. Top 7- A Nagel gets hit by pitch to start the inning. Dawson gets on by error. Kersch strikes out the next two. Rose gets on with an error to load the bases. Swinson gets on by error scoring one run for AP Faragon hits to Gold, to Davis at 3rd for final out.


     
     

    Varsity Softball - Troy at Ballston Spa Wed. 5/15 - 
    Troy              3 
    Ballston Spa 4
    Student-athlete highlights - 
    Top 1- Duda draws a leadoff walk. Amaya George sac bunts to advance Duda. Lauren Kersch K's Rifenberick. Maryssa Sano singles to score Duda. Troy up 1-0. Bottom 1- Julia Russell with a one out single. Ana Gold hits into a fielder's choice. Angelina Stile Grounds out... No runs score. Troy up 1-0. Top 2- 3 up 3 down. Bottom 2- Kersch gets on with a leadoff error. Paige Davis with a single to right field. Runners on 1st and 2nd. Caroline Srokowski hits into a fielder's choice. Runners on 1-2. Alison Sgambati has a Hard Hit ball to 3rd, Davis reaches before the ball gets there. Bases Loaded. Katelyn Hilko flies out to short stop. Troy still up 1-0. Top 3- 3 up 3 down. Bottom 3- 3 up 3 down. 1-0 Troy. Top 4- Rifenberick draws a leadoff walk, advances to 2nd on a sac bunt. Hilko makes a great catch in right 2 down. Kersch K's Dinardo to retire the side. Bottom 4 -3 up 3 down. Troy 1-0. Top 5- Mannix draws a walk. Advances to 2nd on a sac bunt. McElligott pops out to catcher. Duda hits an RBI single to score Mannix. Caught stealing next pitch. Bottom 5- Scotties down by 2. Sgambati grounds out to short. Hilko singles on a bunt, followed by a Megan McMahon single, and an infield single by Julia Russell. Bases loaded for Ana Gold. SAC Fly for an RBI. All Runners advance on the catch. Angelina Stile with a 2 RBI single putting the Scotties up 3-2. Kersch flies out to right which ends the inning. Top 6- George draws a walk to lead off the inning, Rifenberick also walks. Sano with a sac bunt to put both runners in scoring position. Haynes with a single to right field scoring George to tie the game. Next to batters retired by pop out and strikeout. Bottom 6- Tie game. Paige Davis gets on by error. Srokowski Sac bunts to advance Davis. Sgambati grounds into the infield. First baseman came off bag early to get Davis advancing and Sgambati takes second on the throw. Runners on 2nd and 3rd with one out.  Hilko with an infield single scoring Davis putting the Scotties back on top. Next two batters pop-out to infielders. Top 7- 2 up, 2 down. Duda intentionally walked. George struck out to end the game.

     


    Varsity Boys Lacrosse - Burnt Hills at Ballston Spa Tues. 5/14 - 
    Burnt Hills      9
    Ballston Spa  18
    Ballston Spa Scoring
    Erik Gottmann
    4 Goals 2 Assists
    Peyton Walsh
    5 Goals 1 Assist
    Ethan Thomas
    3 Goals 2 Assists
    Lucas Bennice
    1 Goal 3 Assists
    Antonio Rossetti
    2 Goals 1 Assist
    Matt King
    1 Goal
    Alex Hodge
    1 Assist
    Gregg Dort Jr
    6 Saves 3 goals against
    John Ewalt
    3 Saves 6 goals against  


    Varsity Softball - Greenville at Ballston Spa Sat. 5/11 - 
    Greenville     4
    Ballston Spa 9
    Student-athlete highlights - 
    Scoreless 1st and 2nd innings. Greenville puts up 4 in the 3rd on 1 hit; 2 Scotties errors, and 4 walks by Katelyn Hilko. Scotties score 4 in the 3rd on 5 hits from Megan McMahon, Julia Russell, Angelina Stile and a 2B by Lauren Kersch followed by a 2B by Paige Davis. *Tie Game Scotties hold Greenville the remainder of the game. Scotties score 1 in the 4th when Megan McMahon got on with a leadoff single, advanced to 3rd from 1st on a wild pitch/passed ball. Ana Gold hits into an infield fly. Angelina Stile collects her 3rd hit of the game. Scotties score 2 in the 5th on 3 2 out hits starting wtih Paige Witalec, then a pinch hit from Alison Sgambati, and an off the fence 2 RBI double by McMahon. Go on to score 2 more in the 6th with a leadoff single by Ana Gold, a one out single by Kersch to score Gold; as she stole second the batter prior. Davis grounds out; Tori Kemp with a pinch hit single 1RBI, Paige Witalec with another single on the day. 



    Varsity Softball - Cierco North Syracuse at Ballston Spa  Sat. 5/11 - 
    Cicero North Syracuse 10
    Ballston Spa                  7
    Student-athlete highlights - 
    It was a slug fest, 28 hits between the two teams. Scotties put up one in the first. CNS answers with 3 on a 3 run HR by laRobardiere in the 2nd. Scotties get none in the 2nd. B-Spa holds CNS in the 3rd, while they score 4 in the bottom half on 4 hits from Julia Russell, Lauren Kersch, Paige Davis, and a Caroline Srokowski double.  (5-3 Scotties) CNS answers with 4 in the top of the 4th, Scotties have 2 costly errors, mixed in with hits. 5-7 CNS bottom 4 Scotties score 2, leadoff walk from Katelyn Hilko followed by a single by Megan McMahon and  ussell with a single. Angelina Stile hits in 2 to tie the game. 5th- BSpa holds CNS to 3 hits, no runs. CNS shuts down BSPa 1-2-3. 6th Scotties give up 3 runs on 6 hits. Bottom 6th, Scotties stranded on 2nd and 3rd after McMahon and Ana Gold have singles. 7th goes scoreless.

     

    Varsity Softball - Burnt Hills at Ballston Spa Thurs. 5/9 - 
    Burnt Hills    0
    Ballston Spa 2
    Student-athlete highlights - 
    Top 1- Lauren Kersch sits down the first two batters, Langdon singles. Then a ground out to Ana Gold at short to end the half. Bottom 1- Megan McMahon with a leadoff single. Julia Russell pops out foul on bunt attempt. Gold flys out to Center field and Angelina Stile flies out to second baseman. Top 2- Kersch retires the side with strikeouts. Bottom 2- Kersch strikes out, Paige Davis with a one out single. Caroline Srokowski strikes out; Alison Sgambati with a fly out to left field.  No runners beyond 1st base for either team yet. Top 3- Kersch retires the first two batters herself; then induces a ground out to second baseman (she's K'd 7 of the first 9 outs). Bottom 3- Katelyn Hilko hits a ball a foot from the fence for a leadoff double. McMahon flies out to center; Hilko caught leaving early on a tag up to 3rd. 2-outs Julia Russell collects a 2 out single followed by a 2-1 count long ball to Center Field by Ana Gold. Scotties are up 2-0 on the game; Angelina Stile follows with a single. Kersch flies out to short stop. Top 4- Lewandowski leads off with a single for BHBL; but won't get past first as Stile collects a pop-fly just in front of the plate for the first out. Kersch strikes out the next two... (9 of 12 outs are by Strike out). Bottom 4- Davis flies out to Center; Caroline Srokowski collects a one out single. Alison Sgambati flies out to left field and Katelyn Hilko flies out to second baseman. Top 5- Kersch strikes out the first 2 of the inning (now at 11); then induces a ground out to second for the 3rd out. Bottom 5- McMahon leads off with a double; Julia Russell sac bunts McMahon to 3rd. Gold pops out to short stop and Stile pops out to 3rd base. McMahon stranded at 3rd. Top 6- Kersch strikes out the first batter of the inning (12), induces ground outs to Sgambati and Gold for the next two batters. Bottom 6- Kersch flies out to second, Davis with a one out single. Srokowski strikes out. Sgambati pops out to 1B to end the inning. Top 7- A ground out to collect the first out of the half inning. Kersch strikes out the final two batters to collect 14 on the game.


     

    Varsity Softball - Albany at Ballston Spa -
    Albany           0
    Ballston Spa  10
    Student-athlete highlights -
    Caroline Srokowski
    2B in the 2nd to score Lauren Kersch's courtesy runner Katelyn Hilko. Albany with 3 consecutive errors allowing more runners on. Ana Gold with a 2 run HR in the same inning to put Scotties up 6-0. Scotties score 2 more in the 3rd with a leadoff single by Kersch, and singles from Srokowski and Alison SgambatiTaylor Russell with a leadoff single in the 6th, Julia Russell with a single. Two runs score that inning on a ground out by Paige Witalec.



    Mod 9 Softball - Colonie at Ballston Spa -
    Colonie          3
    Ballston Spa  11
    Student-athlete highlights -
    Mod 9 Girls softball beat Colonie last night 11 to 3. Marissa Moryl threw a great game with five strikeouts. Hadley Donnelly played strong defense with 3 line drive catches and Emma Gurwitz with four fly ball catches. On offense Kailey Hayes had a home run with one RBI while Marissa Moryl had one double with one rbi, and Brianna Guarino with one double. Great game ladies. 


    Varsity Softball - Ballston Spa at Colonie Mon. 5/6 - 
    Ballston Spa 3
    Colonie         1
    Student-Athlete Highlights - 
    It was a pitcher's Duel today! 1st Inning- Gemmett retires the first three Scotties on a ground out, strike out, and deep fly ball to left field. Lauren Kersch shuts down the top three Raiders with a fly ball to center, and two strike outs. 2nd Inning- Gemmett gets two pop-outs to herself prior to giving up the first hit of the day to Paige Davis and a strike out to retire the side. Kersch strikes out 2 more in the 2nd and gets a ground out. 3rd Inning- Gemmett strikes out the side; Kersch gets two pop outs to first base, a walk, and a pop out to second baseman. 4th Inning- Ana Gold collects a 1 out walk, steals second base and later third. Angelina Stile had a 14 pitch at bat prior to collecting an RBI hit to score Gold. Paige Davis gets her second hit of the day with 2 outs following a ground out by Kersch. Stile advanced to 3B. Caroline Srokowski with an RBI single to score Stile, giving the Scotties a 2-0 edge. Bottom Half- Kersch induces a fly out, and walks the second batter leaving her there with two more strikeouts to follow. 5th Inning- Katelyn Hilko leads off with a hit for the Scotties, however gets doubled off when Megan McMahon lined out to 3rd Baseman M. Kelly. 3rd out was a ground out. Kersch Strikes out the first two and makes a great play on a line out back to her. 6th Inning- Ana Gold leads off with a triple, Angelina Stile is hit by a pitch. Courtesy runner Taylor Russell steals second base putting runners on 2nd and 3rd. Gold scores on a tag up of a ball hit by Kersch. Center Fielder caught the ball on the fence (glove pinned to the fence at the catch). Davis grounds out to the pitcher advancing Russell to 3B; Srokowski strikes out. Raiders try to make a comeback. Lead off double by Ciara Phillips, followed by a double by Jacklyn Dyer (1RBI). Kersch allowed no further runs inducing a pop-out and 2 K's. 7th Inning- Alison Sgambati leads off with a double for the Scotties and advances on a ground out from Hilko. Gemmett gets a K and a fly out to end the threat. Alexa Junco leads off with a single for the Raiders but doesn't get past first base. A strike out, fly out to center, and pop out to SS conclude the game. 


     


    Varsity Boys Lacrosse - Averill Park at Ballston Spa Thurs. 5/2 - 
    Averill Park   2 
    Ballston Spa  19
    Ballston Spa Scoring - 
    Ethan Thomas 3 Goals 3 Assists
    Antonio Rossetti 3 Goals 1 Assist
    Jake Koszelak 3 Goals
    Erik Gottmann 2 Goals 1 Assist
    Matt King 2 Goals 1 Assist
    Peyton Walsh 2 Goals 1 Assist
    Demetri Yerou 1 Goal 1 Assist
    Aidan Gregory 1 Goal
    Austin Flynn 1 Goal
    Justin Dawes 1 Assist
    David Rodak 1 Goal
    John Ewalt 1 Save




    Varsity Boys Lacrosse - Albany at Ballston Spa Tues. 4/30 - 
    Albany          1
    Ballston Spa 21
    Ballston Spa Scoring - 
    Jake Koszelak 4 Goals 1 Assist
    Ethan Thomas 3 Goals 1 Assist
    Erik Gottmann 2 Goals 2 Assists
    Demetri Yerou 3 Goals
    Lucas Bennice 1 Goal 2 Assists
    Peyton Walsh 1 Goal 2 Assists
    Austin Flynn 2 Goals
    Matt King 2 Assists
    Antonio Rossetti 2 Goals
    Aaron O’Connor 1 Goal
    Justin Dawes 1 Assist
    John Serina 1 Assist
    John Adriance 1 Goal
    Aidan Gregory 1 Goal
    Greg Dort 3 Saves 1 goal against
    John Ewalt 1 Save

     



    Varsity Softball - Ballston Spa at Troy Mon. 4/29 - 
    Ballston Spa 8
    Troy              6
    Student-Athlete Highlights - 
    Scotties put up 2 runs in the top of the first with a double by Julia Russell and RBI's from Ana Gold and Angelina Stile. Troy threatens with bases loaded and no outs; B-Spa turns a 5-2-3 Double Play, to get out of a jam. Strikeout for final out. Scoreless second. Scotties plate 3 in the 3rd on hits from Katelyn Hilko, Megan McMahon, Julia Russell, and Angelina Stile. Nothing for Troy. 4th- Troy holds the Scotties to 3 up 3 down. Troy scores 4 runs on 1 hit and 2 errors/Lauren Kersch closes the inning. 5th (5-4 Scotties lead) Scotties score 2 more with hits from Julia Russell and a 2 RBI double by Lauren Kersch. Scoreless Troy 5th. 6th- Scotties score 1 more on 1 hit and two errors. Troy plates 2 with a lead off double from Duda, a walk by Amaya Geroge, single from Rifenberick for a bases loaded sac fly by Maryssa Sano, and an RBI ground out by Haynes. 7th Scoreless for both teams.

       

    Varsity Boys Lacrosse - Ballston Spa at Colonie Sat. 4/27 -
    Ballston Spa 19
    Colonie          3
    Ballston Spa Scoring - 
    Antonio Rossett
    i 4 Goals 2 Assists
    Lucas Bennice 4 Goals 1 Assist
    Demetri Yerou 2 Goals 1 Assist
    Ethan Thomas 2 Goals 1 Assist
    Peyton Walsh 2 Goals 1 Assist
    Matt King 1 Goal 1 Assist
    Erik Gottmann 1 Goal 1 Assist
    Jake Koszelak 1 Goal 1 Assist
    Aaron O’Connor 1 Goal 1 Assist
    Erik Gottmann 1 Goal 1 Assist
    Tyler Beverly 1 Assist
    John Serina 1 Assist
    Gregg Dort 2 Saves 0 Goals against
    John Ewalt 3 Saves 3 Goals against



    Varsity Softball - Niskayuna at Ballston Spa Thurs. 4/25 - 
    Niskayuna     0
    Ballston Spa 12
    Student-Athlete Highlights - 
    1st Inning- 2 out single by Ana Gold, Gold stole 2B getting into scoring position. Angelina Stile hits a 2 run Homerun. Katy Aldous hit a single as a highlight for Nisky. 2nd: Leadoff single from Paige Davis, followed by a single by Caroline Srokowski. They score on over throws later in the inning. Ana Gold had a Sac fly to score a run, a second scored on an over throw.  The Scotties score 5 in the inning on 4 hits and 3 Nisky Errors. Lauren Kersch struck out the bottom half in order. 3rd: Scotties Score 7 more on 2 hits and 2 Errors by Nisky. Megan McMahon hit her first Career Homerun with 2 outs (a solo shot) Angelina Stile doubles later in the inning with 2 more RBI. Aldous gets her second hit, the teams second and only two of the game int he bottom half. 

     


    Boys Varsity Lacrosse - Shenendehowa at Ballston Spa Thurs. 4/25 - 
    Shenendehowa 8
    Ballston Spa     12
    Ballston Spa Scoring - 
    Lucas Bennice 5 Goals 1 Assist
    Peyton Walsh 4 Goals
    Matt King 1 Goal 1 Assist
    Ethan Thomas 1 Assist
    Erik Gottmann 1 Goal
    Antonio Rossetti 1 Goal
    Demetri Yerou 3 Assists
    Aidan Gregory 1 Assist
    Gregg Dort Jr 8 Saves

     

    Varsity Softball - Saratoga at Ballston Spa Tues. 4/23 -
    Saratoga       1
    Ballston Spa  9
    Student-Athlete Highlights - 
    1st Inning- 3 up 3 down for Saratoga; B-Spa scores 2 in the Bottom half. Megan McMahon with a leadoff reach on error, Angelina Stile with a Single and Lauren Kersch with an RBI hit to score McMahon. Paige Davis with RBI single to score Stile.  2nd: Saratoga scores one run, Maddy Chandler reached on a hit by pitch and scored on a throwing error later in the half. Scotties Score 2 more, Katelyn Hilko draws a one out walk and stole second base. McMahon has a single to advance Hilko to 3rd. Julia Russell has an RBI single and advances to 2nd on a throwing error, scoring McMahon on that error. 3rd: Scoreless. 4th: No Score for Saratoga, Ballston Spa scores one; Ana Gold with a 2 out single, followed by a walk drawn by Stile. Kersch with an RBI single to score Gold. 5th: Scoreless for Saratoga; Scotties score 3 more. 2 runs by walks and an RBI fly-out by Ana Gold for the 3rd run. 6th: No score for Saratoga, Ballston Spa - Lauren Kersch led off with her 3rd hit of the day. Caroline Srokowski singles, followed by a walk from Alison Sgambati. Taylor Russell walks- bringing in a run. 

     
    Varsity Softball - Ballston Spa at Bethlehem  Wed. 4/17 -
    Ballston Spa 10
    Bethlehem    1
    Student-Athlete Highlights - 
    Top 1st- 2 out walk drawn by Ana Gold and a stolen base puts her into scoring position. Angelina Stile draws a walk. Lauren Kersch helps her cause with a two out RBI single to put B-Spa 1-0. Next batter flies out. 2nd Inning- Lead off Single from Caroline Srokowski, followed by a sac bunt from Alison Sgambati putting Srokowski into scoring position. Next batter flies out; Megan McMahon with a two out RBI single putting B-Spa up 2-0.Bottom 2- Abby Campbell with a lead off single. B-spa retires the next two batters. Two out walk drawn from Julia Rupinski followed by an error on the next play to score Campbell making the score 2-1 B-Spa. Scoreless 3rd. Top 4- Srokowski hit by pitch leading off the inning. Next two batters, fly out and ground out. Srokowski advancing on the ground out. McMahon with another RBI single, advancing to 2nd on the throw to home. Paige Witalec with a pinch hit for an RBI single putting B-spa up 4-1. Ana Gold with a 2 out, 2 run HR stretching the lead to 6-1.  (No Bethlehem runners past 2nd base for the rest of the game). Several base hits help the Scotties score a run in the 5th. 7th Inning Katelyn Hilko has a 2 RBI single stretching the lead to 9-1; Scotties score one more run in the 7th on an error.

     

    Varsity Girls Track & Field - Burnt Hills, Columbia at Ballston Spa Wed. 4/17 - 
    Student-Athlete Highlights
    Faith DeMars
    won the 800, 1500 and 3000m races against Burnt Hills and Columbia. She established PRs in the 1500 with a time of 4:46.8 and in the 800 with a time of 2:23.4. 


    Varsity Boys Track & Field - Burnt Hills, Columbia at Ballston Spa Tues. 4/16 - 
    Student-Athlete Highlights - 
    Ben Guerin won the 1600 Meter Run 4:28.5
    Peter Hansen won the 400 Meter Hurdles 58.80

     

    Mod 9 Softball - Ballston Spa at Colonie Fri. 4/12 - 
    Student-Athlete Highlights -  
    Ballston Spa mod 9 softball won their first game of the season against colonie on Friday. Hadley Donnelly threw a great game on the mound with 9 strikeouts, excellent defense by Emily Krasniqi with five pop fly catches and Jacquelyn Wiltsie with four pop fly catches. Aggressive base running and bats brought in the win 5-2. 

      
    Varsity Softball - Ballston Spa at Guilderland Fri. 4/12 -
    Ballston Spa 11
    Guilderland   6
    Student-Athlete Highlights - 
    Scoreless first two innings. 3rd Inning: Scotties get 2 on the board; one-out single from Katelyn Hilko followed by an RBI triple by Megan McMahon to give the SCotties a 1-0 lead. Julia Russell singles into right center to score McMahon; Scotties up 2-0 going into the bottom half of the 3rd.  4th Inning: Guilderland holds the Scotties to a 2-0 lead and score 3 in the bottom half of the 4th with a lead-off single from Shean, followed by a Burg Single. Sullivan hit into a fielders Choice. Kendall Rafferty belts a 3 run HR to put Guilderland up 3-2. 5th Inning: The Scotties answer in the top half. Leadoff error gets McMahon on followed by a single by Julia Russell. Ana Gold hits a 2 RBI double to give the Scotties the lead for good. Angelina Stile follows the double by Gold with a 2 Run HR over Centerfield Fence. Scotties now up 6-3. Guilderland unable to answer in that inning. 6th Inning: Scotties score another 5 runs. Lead off Single from Alison Sgambati, followed by Katelyn Hilko's double puts runners on 2nd and 3rd for McMahon. McMahon with a 2RBI double. Russell follows with a bunt single and advances to second on an overthrow putting runners on 2nd and 3rd for Gold. Gold hits into a fielders choice. Stile with an RBI single to put the Scotties up 11-3. Bottom half Guilderland makes a comeback... as it begins to rain. Sullivan with a leadoff walk, Lauren Paul hits a single follwed by another 3 run HR by Rafferty. Closing the gap to 11-6. Next batter pop out to 2nd, hit by pitch, pop out to 2nd, ground out to 3rd to end the come back. Scoreless 7th inning. 
     

    Varsity Softball - Shaker at Ballston Spa Wed. 4/10 - 
    Shaker          0
    Ballston Spa 4
    Student-Athlete Highlight - 
    Lauren Kersch with Complete Game Shut-Out. Collected 7 k's and allowed just 2 hits on the day. 
    Bottom 1st: Leadoff Single by McMahon, Julia Russell hits into a fielder choice. Ana Gold sacrifices to advance Russell to second. Angelina Stile with an RBI single to give the Scotties a 1-0 lead, until they score 3 more in the 5th.
    5th Inning: One out walk drawn by Katelyn Hilko, McMahon with an RBI double. Julia Russell singles and advances to second on a throwing error. McMahon scored on the error. Stile draws a two out walk, Kersch with an RBI double. 
    Megan McMahon had doubles in the 5th and 6th innings for the Scotties; she went 3/4 on the day. Lauren Kersch went 2/3 on the day with a double and a single. 

    JV Softball - Ballston Spa at Shaker Wed. 4/10 - 
    Ballston Spa 11
    Shaker          3
    Student-Athlete Highlights -
    Anna Pilkey with complete game win 13 k's
    Halle Wright with two triples on the day. 

      


    Varsity Track & Field - Ballston Spa, Albany at Schenectady Tues. 4/9 - 
    Ballston Spa Boys’ Varsity Track Team defeated Albany HS, the team had many outstanding performances. Ballston Spa High School 89.50 Albany High School 61.50
    1st place finishes for Ballston Spa -
    400     ERIC WASHINGTON 56.00
    800     BEN GUERIN 2:04.00
    1600 BEN GUERIN 4:36.10
    3200 PATRICK GARLAND 11:39.50
    400IH PETER HANSEN 1:01.70
    4X400 MCNAMARA, SHEPARD, E.WASHINGTON, HANSEN 3:47.00
    4X800 ANDERSON, GARLAND, GUERIN, HANSEN 8:35.10
    TRIPLE JUMP PETER HANSEN 40-06.50
    SHOT PUT HUNTER WADE 38-10.50
    DISCUS RILEY WILLARD 99-03
    200     LAILA COWSETTE 27.60
    800     FAITH DEMARS 2:28.10
    1600 FAITH DEMARS 4:54.70
    400IH OLIVIA SKYLSTAD 1:13.40
    4X800 DEMARS, BASHANT, SKYLSTAD, DUBOIS 10:40.30

     


     

    Varsity Boys Lacrosse - Shaker at Ballston Spa at Schuylerville Tues. 4/9 - 
    Shaker           1

    Ballston Spa  10
    Ballston Spa Scoring
    Lucas Bennice
    2 Goals 1 Assist
    Demetri Yerou 2 Goals
    Ethan Thomas 2 Goals 1 Assist
    Erik Gottmann 1 Goal 1 Assist
    Matt King 1 Goal
    Peyton Walsh 1 Goal 3 Assists
    David Rodak 1 Assist
    Jake Koszelak 1 Goal
    Greg Dort Jr 7 Saves
     

    Varsity Track & Field - Troy & Averill Park at Ballston Spa Tues. 4/2 - 
    Ballston Spa Boys and Girls ‘Varsity Track Team defeated Troy HS, the team had many outstanding performances. 
     1st place finishes for Ballston Spa:
    BOYS
    800   BEN GUERIN 2:06.8
    1600 BEN GUERIN 4:42.2
    3200 BEN GUERIN 10:20.2
    400IH PETER HANSEN 58.6
    4X400 MCAULIFFE, GIBSON, WASHINGTON, HANSEN 3:39.8
    4X800 ANDERSON, GARLAND, GUERIN, HANSEN 8:49.6

    GIRLS
    100 LAILA COWSETTE 13.0
    1500 FAITH DEMARS 5:05.2
    3000 FAITH DEMARS 11:02.0
    4X800 DUBOIS, SKYLSTAD, BASHANT, DEMARS 10:35.0


    Varsity Boys Lacrosse - Columbia at Ballston Spa Sat. 3/30 at Union College - 
    Columbia        2

    Ballston Spa 13
    Ballston Spa Scoring
    Demetri Yerou 4 Goals
    Peyton Walsh 2 Goals 1 Assist
    Matt King 2 Goals 1 Assist
    Erik Gottmann 1 Goal 2 Assists
    Antonio Rossetti 1 Goal 1 Assist
    Lucas Bennice 1 Goal
    Jake Koszelak 1 Goal
    Connor Cecala 1 Goal
    Gregg Dort Jr. 7 Saves
    John Ewalt 2 Saves