Baseball

Columbia takes Class AA title

TROY -- Columbia’s offense had sputtered in the early innings, but it was late in the game when they came on strong as they beat Ballston Spa by a final score of 3-1 at Joe Bruno Stadium on Tuesday night to capture the Class AA…

2018 Colonial Council All-Stars released

On Tuesday, the Colonial Council released its 2018 all-star teams. Here they are. MVP: Ben Seiler, Albany Academy First Team: P: Dave Yankowski, Ichabod Crane P: Joe Kosowsky, Lansingburgh P: Chad Salazar, Ichabod Crane P: Ryan…

Fort Plain wins Class D title in extra innings

TROY -- In the late innings of a championship baseball game, anything can happen. That held true on Saturday afternoon in the Class D championship game. It took extra innings but ended with Fort Plain taking the title as they beat Whitehall…

Lake George completes comeback to take CC crown

TROY -- Down 5-2 in the sixth inning, Lake George used clutch hitting to take a 6-5 lead and eventually carry it to a 9-6 victory over Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons on Friday night at Joe Bruno Stadium in the Class CC championship game. In…

Ballston Spa advances to Class AA title game

TROY -- For the second straight day, Ballston Spa used a big inning to grab a playoff win. On Thursday night, it was the third inning in their successful effort to reach the sectional finals, doing it with a 11-1 victory against…

Parity the name of the game in Class AA playoffs

LATHAM -- The next couple of weeks are going to be fun. The Class AA high school baseball bracket is a prime example of that. The teams have beaten each other up since early April, and now it comes down to whoever can make it out of a…

PHOTOS: Saratoga takes I-87 cup

SARATOGA SPRINGS -- On Wednesday night, Saratoga swept Shenendehowa in a doubleheader to take the second annual I-87 cup. Here are scenes from the night. All photos are by Robert Dungan. (Note: All photos were taken during the second game…

Section 2 baseball postseason brackets

LATHAM -- On Thursday, Section 2 released the high school baseball brackets. Here they are. Class AA: #9 CBA/#8 Guilderland @ #1 Shenendehowa, Tue, 4 p.m. #5 Ballston Spa @ #4 Saratoga Springs, Tue, 4 p.m. #11 Shaker/#6…

Saratoga sweeps Shen in doubleheader

SARATOGA SPRINGS -- 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…

High school baseball scorecard: May 9

Here are the area baseball scores for Wednesday, May 9. Albany Academy: 15 Cobleskill: 0 Shenendehowa: 5 Ballston Spa: 0 NOTE: Brendan Disonell throws no-hitter CBA: 11 Saratoga Springs: 4 Shaker: 12 Albany: 8 Niskayuna:…