Storm hockey overtakes Saratoga Springs in CDHSHL – The Daily Gazette


Sean Bruno scored two second-period goals for the Storm to lead the way in a 5-3 Capital District High School Hockey League win over Saratoga Springs on Saturday.

TJ Pierce added a goal and two assists for the Storm, while Axel Kotikoski had a goal and an assist. Robbie Stubbs also scored and Ian Carr, Charlie Mulligan, Dylan Bzdell, Micaiah Minns and goalie Jake Gish all got assists.

In a non-league match, Shenendehowa came away with a 3-2 overtime win over Section X’s Massena.


Taylor Beaury’s championship at 132 pounds helped Saratoga Springs finish second to Newburgh Free Academy in the King Bison Invitational wrestling tournament held at Shaker High School.

The Blue Streaks finished two points behind Newburgh Free Academy, who finished with 159 points led by champions Cooper Merli (102) and Anthony Manzi (160). Host Shaker finished third with 126.5 points and had the most individual champions with Michael Santore (118), Farzad Ahmad (189) and Ryan Stein (215).

Fourth-placed Canajoharie/Fort Plain scored 95 points and trailed 138-pound champion Cody Haig, while Mohonasen took fifth with 92 points behind 110-pound winner Clayton O’Connor.

The other individual champions were Dylan Devine of Schalmont (126), Renso Montalvo of Amsterdam (145), Masen Cooper of Cobleskill-Richmondville (285) and Lucas Schell of Queensbury (152) and Dylan Schell (172).


The Niskayuna boys’ distance medley relay team set a new school record by winning the event at the 2022 New Balance Games at the Armory Track and Field Center.

The group of Dan Malatesta, Avery George, Julian Franjieh and Ryan Hesler posted a time of 10:26.82, which is the fourth fastest mark in the country this year. In Saturday’s relay, Malatesta ran his 1,200 meter leg in 3:13.92, George ran 400 in 53.05 seconds, Franjieh ran 1,600 in 4:19.05 and Hesler ran 800 in 2 : 00.32. The foursome qualified for the New Balance Indoor Nationals and reached the standard to compete in the Penn Relays in April.


Jaden Wilson scored 23 points and Johnstown turned the tide in the second half for a 45-38 Foothills Council win over Gloversville. Jaidyn Chest added 11 points for the Lady Bills, who outscored Gloversville 16-6 in the third quarter to open things up after leading 20-19 at halftime. Zoie Tesi and Angelina Christman each scored 10 points for Gloversville.

In non-league boys’ basketball action, Mekeel Christian Academy defeated Bishop Maginn 81-52. Will Radcliff scored 24 points and Zahki Fallen scored 21 for Mekeel Christian, while Oryan DeJesus scored 16 points and Isaiah Rose scored 12. The Lions had 13 3-pointers in the win.

Keyhaun Tillery scored 33 points in Albany Academy’s 78-72 win over Newburgh Free Academy. Jarin Beauford added 14 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists in the win, while Bobby Chandler had 14 points and caught 10 boards. Jah’Likai King topped Newburgh Free Academy with 26 points.

Tamarac beat Bethlehem 72-62, Zachary Rice scoring a game-high 30 points in the win. Joey Poulin added 16 points for Tamarac, while Bethlehem received 25 points from Logan Yohe and 12 from Ali Weatherly.

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