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    Ichabod Crane’s Anna O’Shea(right) and Coxsackie-Athens’ Kelsey VanVechten battle for control of the ball in a Patroon Conference varsity field hockey match Tuesday.
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    Ichabod Crane’s Hunter Brockman (center) and Coxsackie-Athens’ Anna Martino (left) battle for possession in Patroon Conference varsity field hockey action Tuesday.
September 12, 2017 09:00 pm Updated: September 13, 2017 02:20 pm

COXSACKIE — Ichabod Crane traveled to Coxsackie-Athens on Tuesday afternoon and came away with a 3-0 victory in Patroon Conference varsity field hockey.

Crane got on the board first when Julianne LaGrassa found Hunter Brockman for the score 14 minutes into the game.

The Lady Riders took a 1-0 lead into halftime. At the break, ICC had six shots on goal while holding the Lady Indians to zero. In the net for C-A, Kylie Fitzgerald had two saves.

With just over 21 minutes remaining in the game, Emma Heartquist found the back of the net to put ICC ahead 2-0.

Felicia Chiera capped the scoring for Crane, picking up a goal with three minutes to go.

ICC ended the afternoon with 11 shots on goal and seven penalty corners. In the net, Caroline White grabbed two saves.

C-A got off four shots with four penalty corners. Fitzgerald had five saves.

Taconic Hills 2, Emma Willard 1 (2OT)

CRARYVILLE -- In a double overtime thriller, the Taconic Hills Lady Titans remained unbeated on the year edging out the Emma Willard Lady Jesters 2-1 Tuesday in Patroon Conference field hockey action.

The two teams entered halftime at a 0-0 stalemate, but Emma Willard broke the draw early in the second half when Grace Gilday found Adrea Printz with 22:47 remaining in the half.

However, with 13:13 remaining the Lady Titans tied it up when Delana Bonci found Mackenzie Cox for the score, tying the game at one apiece.

After a scoreless first overtime period, Taconic Hills found nylon with five seconds left in the second overtime period to capture the 2-1 victory. After assisting on the tying score in the second half, Bonci scored the game-winner off an assist from Ali Shumsky.

Despite capturing the victory, Emma Willard out shot Taconic Hills 11-2.

In net for the Lady Titans, Vanessa Scutt had seven saves

Taconic Hills (3-0, 2-0 Patroon) travels to Red Hook Central Thursday at 4:15 p.m.


Greenwich 2, Germantown 1

GERMANTOWN -- The Germantown Lady Clippers dropped a close 2-1 game against Greenwich Tuesday in non-league field hockey action.

The two teams entered halftime scoreless, however, it was the Lady Clippers who were the first team on the board when Lily Watson found Jenna Egan on a breakaway to give Germantown a 1-0 lead.

Greenwich countered by scoring the final two goals of the game, the game-winner coming in the final five minutes of action when Hannah Davenhauer found Shawna Wisileski for the game-sealing goal.

"Germantown struggled defensively in the second half, but came out strong in the first half of play," said Lady Clippers coach Claire Meyer.

Greenwich out shot the Lady Clippers 14-9 on the afternoon and Germantown keeper Abby Knauss had nine saves in net

Germantown (0-2, 0-1 Patroon) travels to Coxsackie-Athens on Thursday at 4:15 p.m.


Chatham 6, Taconic Hills 0

CHATHAM -- The Chatham Lady Panthers pitched a shutout and exploded offensively to pick up their second win of the season, 6-0, Tuesday over Taconic Hills in Patroon Conference girls soccer action.

Lexi Mickle led the way offensively with two goals, Abby Hoag added one goal and two assists, Caroline Paolucci contributed with a goal and an assist, and Sam Sitzer capped off the scoring with a goal.

Chatham (2-2-1, 2-1 Patroon) hosts undefeated Cairo-Durham on Thursday at 4:15 p.m. Meanwhile, Taconic Hills (0-4, 0-4 Patroon) travels to Coxsackie-Athens on Thursday at 4:15 p.m.

Cairo-Durham 2, Maple Hill 0

CAIRO-DURHAM -- In a battle between two of the top teams in the Patroon Conference, the Cairo-Durham Lady Mustangs remained undefeated with a 2-0 shutout victory over Maple Hill Tuesday in Patroon Conference girls soccer action.

Meaghan Rohan and Aurora Gomez each scored a goal while Mikaela Pelliccia had an assist.

Lady Mustangs keeper Keegan Deyo recorded her second shutout of the season, picking up 15 saves. Lady Wildcats keeper Arianna Papas had six saves in the loss.

"The girls played with a lot of intensity from start to finish today, winning numerous balls in the air and being first to the ball. Center mids Xxaria Makely and Jenna Lashua did a great job of holding down the midfield, really controlling the pace of the game," C-D coach Sam Spohler said.

Cairo-Durham (3-0, 2-0 Patroon) travels to Chatham on Thursday at 4:15 p.m. Meanwhile, Maple Hill travels undefeated Catskill at 4:15 p.m.

Greenville 10, Coxsackie-Athens 0

COXSACKIE-ATHENS -- A 10-goal explosion propelled the Greenville Lady Spartans past the Coxsackie-Athens Lady Indians 10-0 Tuesday in Patroon Conference girls soccer action.

The Lady Spartans found the net four times in the first half and six more times in the second half to take home the 10-0 victory.

Madalyn Krasney and Alexis Caprio led the way with two goals, and Kaitlin McGuinness, Natalie Krasney, Amelia Baumann, Kaitlyn Silk, and Kayla Murphy each added goals.

The Lady Spartans out shot the Lady Indians 33-4. Greenville keeper Kasey Pfleging had four saves while Coxsackie-Athens goalie Jess Steinke had 16.

Greenville (3-1-1, 2-0-1 Patroon) travels to New Lebanon on Thursday at 7 p.m. Meanwhile, Coxsackie-Athens (1-4, 0-3 Patroon) hosts Taconic Hills at 4:15 p.m.


Hudson 23, Chatham 1

CLAVERACK -- Hudson downed Chatham 32-1 in a Patroon Conference varsity golf match Tuesday at Columbia Golf & Country Club.

Bluehawks' Pat Taylor led the way with a 40 while Dan Zito shot a 49. Zach Gregg led Chatham with a 42.

The win moves Hudson to 5-1 on the year while Chatham falls to 3-2.

Results (Hudson listed first): Pat Taylor def. Zach Gregg 3-1; Dan Zito def. Sam Walter 4-0; Brady McDonald def. Diego Clark 4-0; Jake McDonald def. Ryan Graziano 4-0; Matt Bowes def. Willy Wade 4-0; Matt Gower def. Patrick Allen 4-0.

Greenville 22, Catskill 2

CATSKILL -- Greenville cruised past Catskill 22-2 in a Patroon Conference varsity golf match Tuesday.

Trey Smith shot a sectional score of 41 while Josh Edwards also had a sectional score of 43.

Results (Greenville listed first): Trey Smith def. Josh Edwards 4-0; Milton Edmonds def. Dylan Osswald 4-0; LT O'Connor tied Storm Hicks 2-2; Cole Ackerman def. Ricky Edwards 4-0; Liam Krasney def. Billy Synan 4-0; Peyton Russell won by forfeit.

Cairo-Durham 16, Coxsackie-Athens 8

CAIRO -- Cairo-Durham knocked off Coxsackie-Athens 16-8 in a Patroon Conference golf match Tuesday at Thunderhart Golf Course.

Joe Mann and Steven Cody each shot a match-low 47.

Results (CD listed first): Steven Cody lost to Joe Mann 1-3; Josh Matteson lost to Tristan Gerrain 0-4; Eugene Somers def. Anya Josberger 3-1; Phebe Cunningham def. Chloe Fandozzi 4-0; Jordan Cody def. Ethan Foster 4-0; Sarah Sharkey def. Zarib Alam 4-0.


Ichabod Crane 174, Catholic Central 222

TROY -- The Ichabod Crane Riders traveled to take on Catholic Central and came away with their fifth win of the season Tuesday, 174-222, in Colonial Council golf action.

Crane's Tismark Boham was the medalist on the afternoon, shooting a low-score of 36. Not far behind him was Trevor Wolfe with a 39. Nick Spensieri finished the day with a 49 and Bobby Boll shot a 50.

"Both Tismark and Trevor are playing well and just five matches into the season, they have both qualified for sectionals," said Ichabod Crane coach Dan Funk.

Ichabod Crane (5-0, 5-0 Colonial) hosts La Salle Institute Thursday at 4:15 p.m.


Cairo-Durham 5, Hudson 2

CAIRO-DURHAM -- The Cairo-Durham Lady Mustangs remained perfect on the courts Tuesday with a 5-2 victory over the Hudson Lady Bluehawks in Patroon Conference girls tennis action.

The Lady Mustangs (5-0, 5-0 Patroon) look to remain perfect when they travel to Coxsacki-Athens on Thursday at 4:15 p.m. Meanwhile, Hudson (5-3) hosts Rensselaer at 4:15 p.m.

RESULTS (C-D listed first): Jenna Poulsen def. Kristen O'Connell 6-1, 6-2; Erinn Valentin def. Saima Hannon 7-5, 6-1; Holly Kleinmeier def by. Annaliese Tampasis 5-7, 6-3, 2-6; Hannah Infantino def. Sarah Li 6-1, 6-4; Jolie Poulsen def. Autumn Kudlack 6-3, 6-2; Doubles: Alexis Cummings/Christina Cammarata def by. Monserrat Gomez/Malaysia Singh 5-7, 1-6; Jordan Metzler/Maya Englehardt def. Tamanna Akter/Meina Juene 6-2, 6-1.

Chatham 5, Coxsackie-Athens 2

CHATHAM -- The Chatham Lady Panthers defeated the Coxsackie-Athens Lady Indians 5-2 Tuesday in Patroon Conference girls tennis action.

With the win Chatham improves to 3-0 overall and 2-0 in the Patroon Conference.

RESULTS (CH listed first): Gaby Neven def. Sarah O'Leary 6-0, 6-0; Aaliyah Harris def. Alissa Jewett 6-1, 6-0; Madison Newton def. Naomi Ferenczy 6-1, 6-2; Margot Schassler def. Kat Tergeoglou 6-2, 7-6 (7-3); Sydney Newton def by. Rachel Tyner 0-6, 1-6; Doubles: Sydney Putnam/Lillian Nowak def. Abby Drais/Sam Karlsson 6-2, 6-2; Sonam Verma/Han Sook Baneni def. Hannah Warner/Kaylee Sawicki 6-4, 7-4.


Cairo-Durham 3, Hudson 0

CAIRO-DURHAM -- The Cairo-Durham Lady Mustangs picked up a 3-0 shutout victory over the Hudson Lady Bluehawks at the nets on Tuesday in Patroon Conference girls volleyball action.

The Lady Mustangs were dominant in each set winning 25-14, 25-16, and 25-18.

Cheyenne Berg led the way for Cairo-Durham with 12 kills, four aces, two blocks, and 12 service points. Gabrielle Cody added five kills, five aces, eight assists, four digs, and 10 service points, and Morgan Bellanger contributed with seven kills, two aces, 15 assists, three blocks, and five service points.

Chatham 3, Taconic Hills 0

CHATHAM -- The Chatham Lady Panthers picked up a 3-0 victory over the Taconic Hills Lady Titans at the nets Tuesday in Patroon Conference girls volleyball action.

The first two sets were close, but the Lady Panthers edged the Lady Titans 25-21 in each set. In the final set, Chatham dominated, completing the sweep with a 25-16 third set victory.

Mackenzie Sparacino led the way for the Lady Titans with seven aces, one kill, 13 digs, and 12 service points, Emma Leipman had one ace, three kills, three digs, and four service points, and Abbey Gajtkowski added three aces, one block, and seven service points.

Taconic Hills (4-2) hosts Greenville on Thursday at 5:15 p.m. Meanwhile, Chatham travels to Albany Leadership at 5:15 p.m.

"It was great from start to finish," said Cairo-Durham coach Ryan Gransbur . "Everything was running smoothly, it was nice to come out there and go 1-2-3 and get it done tonight."

Cairo-Durham (3-4, 3-3 Patroon) travels to Coxsackie-Athens on Thursday at 5:15 p.m.

Greenville 4, Albany Leadership 1

GREENVILLE -- Despite dropping the first set, the Greenville Lady Spartans went on to win three straight sets to defeat Albany Leadership 4-1 Tuesday in Patroon Conference girls volleyball action.

The Lady Spartans had a minor hiccup in the first set falling 25-23, but rebounded nicely winning the final three sets by convincing scores of 25-11, 25-13, and 25-14.

Holly Feit led the way for Greenville with seven aces and 22 service points, Mackenzie Kennedy had 26 digs, and Chloe Cox added 28 assists and 10 service points.

"We played well tonight," said Greenville coach Lisa Johnson. "Some players stepped into other positions and did a great job."

Greenville travels to Taconic Hills on Thursday.


CHATHAM -- Chatham hosted Rensselaer and Maple Hill in a cross country meet Tuesday.

On the boys side, the Wildcats downed Chatham 48-15 while the Lady Panthers picked up a 26-30 victory over MH.

Boys results (Top 10): 1. Noah Albanese, MH, 17:54.5; 2. Henry Goca, REN, 18:10.2; 3. Nate Mannion, MH, 18:18.4; 4. Matt Riordan, MH, 18:36.4; 5. Quinn Pratico, MH, 18:58.3; 6. Thatcher Deyoe, MH, 19:00.6; 7. Caleb Jeralds, CHA, 20:19.7; 8. Brayden Renslow, MH, 20:34.8; 9. Reese Steele, MH, 20:52.5; 10. Langford Maxwell, CHA, 21:45.8.

Girls results (Top 10): 1. Angelina Pusateri, MH, 22:00.9; 2. Hallie Allen, CHA, 22:14.3; 3. Emma Gregg, CHA, 22:26.0; 4. Natasha Strock, MH, 24:12.3; 5. Althea Brennan, CHA, 24:33.2; 6. Allison Basile, MH, 24:36.2; 7. Sydney Dohr, CHA, 25:09.6; 8. Julia Pugliese, MH, 26:55.5; 9. Charlotte Tucksmith, CHA, 28:45.5; 10. Emily Davies, REN, 29:59.1.

WINDHAM -- Greenville and Cairo-Durham traveled to Windham-Ashland-Jewett for a varsity cross country meet on Tuesday.

On the boys side, Jared Spring, of Greenville, took the top honors, finishing in 18 minutes, 54 seconds. On the girls end, Lady Spartans' Tess Fitzmaurice was the first to cross the line in 19:51.

Boys results (Top 10): 1. Jared Spring, GRE, 18:54; 2. Jared Revell, GRE, 19:41; 3. Manny Calvo, GRE, 19:42; 4. Dante DiGiovanni, CD, 20:20; 5. Michael Leishear, WAJ, 20:56; 6. Daron Lasher, CD, 21:09; 7. Alan Valencia, WAJ, 21:15; 8. Cameron Baitsholts, GRE, 21:22; 9. Richie Savoia, CD, 22:00; 10. Ethan Spring, GRE, 22:19.

Girls results (Top 10): 1. Tess Fitzmaurice, GRE, 19:51; 2. Crystal Ivery, CD, 23:39; 3. Sydney Smith, GRE, 24:00; 4. Trisha Gagne, CD, 24:11; 5. Gabby Myers, CD, 24:24; 6. Khalifah Tracey, GRE, 24:40; 7. Alex Goyette, GRE, 25:13; 8. Maddie Feltman, GRE, 26:04; 9. Melody Kappel, GRE, 26:35; 10. Skylar Pettit, GRE, 27:20.

CATSKILL -- Catskill, Coxsackie-Athens, Hunter-Tannersville and Ravena met for a cross country meet on Tuesday with Molly Darfler-Sweeney placing first on the girls side and Christian Carr taking the top spot with the boys.

Darfler, of Hunter-Tannersville, finished in 19 minutes, 47 seconds. Ravena's Carr came in 15:40.

Girls Results: Molly Darfler-Sweeney, HTC, 18:59; 2. Rachel Smith, Cat, 19:47; 3. Julianna Tourangeau, Rav, 19:57; 4. Amanda Summer, Rav, 19:58; 5. Liu Silverbush, Rav, 20:35; 6. Anna Haines, HTC, 21:16; 7. Megan Davies, Cat, 24:00; 8. Olivia Baxter, CA, 25:27; 9. Olivia Pagano, Cat, 25:27; 10. Hanna Boehm, CA, 27:56.
Boys Results: 1. Christian Carr, Rav, 15:4; 2. Matt Waddinglany, Rav, 16:2; 3. Jack Osborn, Cat, 16:38; 4. Abdul Asif, Cat, 17:09; 5. Zeb Pecora, Rav, 17:25; 6. Juan Catillo, Rav, 17:25; 7. Ossian Maper, Rav, 17:54; 8. Sean Sewak, CA, 17:55; 9. Dennis Houlihan, HTC, 18:21; 10. Juan Estrada, Rav, 18:45.