CHATHAM -- Ryan Doyle homered, singled and drove in three runs and Garner Boshart went 3 for 3 with four RBI as Chatham clinched at least a share of the Patroon Conference baseball title with a 13-2 victory over Greenville on Wednesday.
Chatham is now 13-2 with a game left to play at Greenville on Thursday at 4:15 p.m. Second-place Coxsackie-Athens, a 15-3 winner over Catskill on Wednesday, is 12-3 and has a game left at Cairo-Durham on Thursday. Chatham can win the title outright with a victory over the Spartans.
The Panthers collected 12 hits off a pair of Greenville pitchers. Zack Gregg had a duble and single with two RBI, Kaleb Taylor a double and single with an RBI, Curtis Buchan two singles and Hunter Scheriff a double.
Greenville managed two singles off of winning pitcher Taylor, one each for Clifton Drollette and Keenan Mulholland. Mullholland also drove in two runs.
Taylor struck out nine and walked four in going the distance for the win.
Travis Wilson struck out four, walked four and allowed 11 runs (six earned) and 11 hits in five innings for Greenville. Kyle Thompson finished up, allowing two runs and one hit with a strikeout and a walk.
Coxsackie-Athens 15, Catskill 3
CATSKILL -- Coxsackie-Athens broke open a close game with nine runs in the sixth inning and went on to defeat Catskill, 15-3, in Wednesday's Patroon Conference baseball game at Ricky Cramer Field.
The Indians led just 6-3 before erupting for nine in the top of the sixth to put the game away.
Gil Bell and Michael Petramale both had two singles and an RBI for C-A. Kane Schrader singled and had two RBI, Killian Schrader and Joe Notabartolo each singled and had an RBI, Austin Schlenker singled and Ethan Foster and Casey Carroll both had an RBI.
Eddie Rogers collected two singles and an RBI for the Cats (8-7). Ben Sullivan added a single and an RBI and Addison Allen and Ian Alexander both singled.
Foster started and pitched six innings for C-A, striking out six, walking three and allowing three runs and five hits. Killian Schrader pitched a clean seventh inning.
Devon Haye (4k,6bb,2r,2h), Cam Sosa (7bb,7r,1h), Roger (2k,2bb,6r,3h) and Alexander (2h) all pitched for Catskill.
Hudson 13, Cairo-Durham 4
HUDSON -- Jack Moon ripped a double and single and drove in a run to highlight an 11-hit attack as Hudson defeated Cairo-Durham, 13-4, in Wednesday's Patroon Conference baseball game played at the Montgomery C. Smith Elementary School.
Kasey Moore had a double and an RBI as Hudson completed a season sweep of the Mustangs and improved to 8-5 in the Patroon. Nick Bernockie had two singles and an RBI, Isaiah Maines two singles, Charles Goodermote and Vic Gorman a single and an RBI each, Matt Bowes and Aidan Doto a single apiece and Tanner Race an RBI.
Armando Salvatore and Alek Wagor both singled for Cairo-Durham (4-11).
Maines (2k,6bb,3r,1h), Moon (2k,2bb), Bowes (1k) and Race (1r,1h) shared mound duties for Hudson.
Salvatore (2k,4bb,11r,10h) and Wagor (2bb,2r,1h) pitched for Cairo-Durham.
Albany Academy 12, Ichabod Crane 2
VALATIE -- Albany Academy pounded out 12 hits en route to a 12-2 victory over Ichabod Crane in Wednesday's Colonial Council baseball game.
The game was stopped after five innings.
The Cadets scored a total of nine runs in the first two innings in handing the Riders their seventh loss in 12 games.
Derek Bender led Academy with a triple, single and three RBI. Evan Kelley had two singles and three RBI, Dan Moshier a double and an RBI, Sam Sundwall two singles and two RBI and Aidan O'Keefe two singles.
Quinn Halpin had a single and an RBI for the Riders. Josh Nooney, Nick Pelesz, Cameron Holzhauer and Rama Culver all singled and Connor Bailey drove in a run.
Sundwall struck out two, walked one and allowed two runs and five hits in going the distance for the win.
Austin Walsh struck out one, walked three and surrendered nine runs (four earned) and six hits in 1 2/3 innings. Aidan Frick pitched the last 3 1/3 innings, allowing three runs and six hits with three strikeouts and three walks.