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Baseball: Saratoga’s season ends at hands of Ballston Spa

By: Aidan Joly   Ballston Spa varsity baseball used a huge third inning and strong pitching throughout which helped them trounce Saratoga in the Class AA quarterfinals on Wednesday afternoon at East Side Rec, 13-4. With the game tied at two heading into the third inning, the Ballston Spa offense really began to click. The … Continue reading »

Lacrosse: Saratoga upsets Shen in regular season finale

By: Aidan Joly   After the game was tied at one, Saratoga rattled off five straight goals to take a 6-1 lead and carried the momentum for the rest of the game as they beat Shenendehowa on Thursday afternoon, 11-6. Plainsmen attackman Dean Cannon tied the game at one midway through the first quarter and … Continue reading »

Baseball: Saratoga sweeps Shen in doubleheader

By: Aidan Joly   The varsity baseball programs of Saratoga and Shenendehowa faced off Wednesday in a doubleheader, which was swept by Saratoga. Game One After the game was tied at two through less than two innings, it seemed like a slugfest was in store, but that was not the case. The teams remained tied … Continue reading »

Baseball: Saratoga earns walk-off win on senior night

By: Aidan Joly Down by two runs in the middle innings, Saratoga finally turned it around late in the game and needed all they could get, eventually winning in walk-off style for a 4-3 win Saturday night over Schuylerville. Schuylerville’s offense was superior early on as they scored a pair of runs in the third … Continue reading »

Baseball: Offense comes alive as Saratoga beats Niskayuna

By: Aidan Joly Tied 3-3 in the fifth inning, Saratoga varsity baseball’s bats came alive in a big way as they scored seven runs in the frame and held on for an 11-5 win on Friday against Niskayuna at East Side Rec. Heading into the bottom of the fifth, Saratoga had the top of the … Continue reading »

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