Tuesday round-up: Shen keeps pace with Shaker

Boland leads Lady Plainsmen past Mohonasen

The Shenendehowa girls basketball team remained within striking distance of first-place Shaker in the Suburban Council North Division by beating Mohonasen 39-27 in Tuesday's game in Clifton Park.

Carly Boland scored 12 points to pace the Lady Plainsmen (4-2 league, 6-2 overall). Ashley Acker contributed nine points in the defensive battle.

Kelsey Cowell's 12 points led the Mighty Warriors.

Meanwhile, Shaker (7-0, 9-0) remained unbeaten with its 66-41 Suburban Council victory over Columbia in Latham. The Blue Bison scored the first 28 points of the game on their way to a convincing victory.

Madison Rowland had 19 points, and Jenni Barra contributed 13 points for Shaker, which meets Shen Thursday at Siena College.

Boys basketball

Colonie jumped out to an 18-8 lead after the first eight minutes and held on for a 72-67 victory over Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake in Tuesday's Suburban Council boys basketball game.

Jake Samuels poured in a game-high 29 points for the Garnet Raiders (4-3, 5-4). Sonny Benson chipped in with 16 points, and John Ziamandanis added 12 points.

David Wellington's 19 points paced a balanced BH-BL attack. Robert Knightes contributed 17 points, and Austin Nydeggar added 15 points for the Spartans (2-5, 3-6).

Elsewhere, Bethlehem (6-1, 8-1) bounced back from its first loss of the season by beating Saratoga Springs 76-56 in Delmar.

Myles Bergere had 22 points, and Nate Kane dropped in five three-pointers on his way to scoring 21 points for the Eagles. Noah Arciero's 16 points paced the Blue Streaks (2-5, 4-5).

Boys swimming

Shenendehowa handed Bethlehem its first loss of the season by beating the Eagles 101-77 in Tuesday's Suburban Council boys swimming duel meet in Clifton Park.

Ryan Gordon swept the 50- and 100-yard freestyles for the Plainsmen (6-0). Eric Burdge (200 freestyle), Luke Gordon (200 individual medley), Adam Bonk (diving), Eric Tsui (100 butterfly) and Connor Killane (500 freestyle) also won individual events.

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