The track-and-field teams of Berne-Knox-Westerlo, Guilderland, and Voorheesville competed in a two-day Section II state-qualifier event at Shenendehowa High School last Thursday and Friday, hoping to qualify for the state competition this coming Friday and Saturday in Middletown.

The track-and-field athletes of Berne-Knox-Westerlo and Guilderland ran, jumped, and threw in hopes of winning sectional titles and also making it to the State Qualifiers on May 30 and 31 at Shenendehowa.

As the season winds down toward sectional play, every game becomes critical. The Voorheesville Blackbirds and the Berne-Knox-Westerlo Bulldogs both improved their standings this past week.

The weather was cold and windy on Tuesday afternoon as the Berne-Knox-Westerlo track-and-field team faced off against Duanesburg at home. The teams did their best in the windy conditions where the BKW boys won, 72 to 49, and the girls lost, 83 to 46.

The bats came alive for the Berne-Knox-Westerlo baseball team at the end of the game on Monday afternoon against the Mekeel Christian Academy Lions at home. The Bulldogs trailed, 3 to 0, after six-and-a-half innings but then rallied for a 4-to-3 win.

The Berne-Knox-Westerlo girls’ basketball team is back to full strength and winning ways.

The Berne-Knox-Westerlo Bulldogs indoor track team, may be small, but the bite and heart are big. The Bulldogs took to the track at Hudson Valley Community College on Saturday morning in Troy.

Berne-Knox-Westerlo Bulldogs boys took to the lanes and the court on Friday afternoon in critical Western Athletic Conference games early in the season. The basketball team played Middleburgh in a packed gym at home and battled in the second half to hold onto a 63-to-58 win.

Carrying high their hopes of playing deep into November for state championships, athletes from Guilderland, Voorheesville, and Berne-Knox-Westerlo showed their opponents that they mean business on the court, in the pool, on the gridiron, and on the course.

On Friday late morning and early afternoon - Guilderland, Voorheesville, and BKW - cross country teams all vied for a chance to run in this Saturday's state competition down in Sunken Meadow State Park in the Section 2 championships at Saratoga State Park in Saratoga Springs.


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