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Criswell, Greenville continue dominance

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    Greenville’s Aidan O’Connor and Cairo-Durham’s Armando Salvatore battle for possession in the corner during the second half in Patroon Conference boys soccer action.
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    Greenville’s James Mitchell attempts to take a shot on goal, but Cairo-Durham’s Colin Gleason steps in front to stymie the shot.
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    Cairo-Durham defender Dennis Thorpe goes to clear the ball out of Mustang territory as Greenville’s Aidan O’Connor steps in front to block the attempt.
October 10, 2018 11:12 am Updated: October 10, 2018 01:54 pm


CAIRO — Behind Bergen Criswell’s fourth hat trick of the season, and third straight game, the Greenville Spartans extended their winning streak to seven games with a 5-2 victory over Cairo-Durham on Tuesday in Patroon Conference boys soccer action.

Greenville opened the scoring with senior Jude Kappel netting his first goal of the season, however, from there it was all Criswell. The senior striker scored minutes later to put the Spartans up 2-0.

With over 15 minutes remaining in the first half, Criswell struck again, poking a shot past keeper Robert Lampan for his second goal of the day.

The Mustangs responded with Joey Arp knifing through Greenville defense en route to booting a shot past a diving Morgan Gergen to make it a 3-1 game heading into halftime.

In the second period it was all Greenville. The Spartans maintained possession and controlled the game for the better part of the second half.

Continuing the attack, Criswell netted his third goal of the game in the 50th minute to put the Spartans up 4-1.

Greenville capped their scoring after sophomore midfielder James Mitchell was fouled in the box, granting him a penalty kick that he slotted past Lampman.

Cairo-Durham scored one last time with under 10 minutes left in the game. A direct kick attempt by Noah Warner was saved by Gergen, but Ethan Phillips gathered the rebound off the save and poked it past Gergen.

With the game in hand, in the final three minutes Mitchell was handed a red card after growing frustrated with the referees’ non-calls.

With the red card, Mitchell will be out in Greenville’s next game against Hudson, but will return for the final game of the season on Saturday versus Maple Hill.

Greenville outshot Cairo-Durham 33-6 and Gergen finished with five saves while Lampman stopped 12 shots.

Greenville (9-5, 9-3) travels to Hudson while Cairo-Durham (0-13, 0-12) hosts Chatham on Thursday at 4:15 p.m.



New Lebanon 4, Germantown 1

GERMANTOWN — New Lebanon spoiled senior night for Germantown on Tuesday as the Tigers picked up a 4-1 win in CHVL varsity boys soccer.

Germantown and New Lebanon stayed even up until the less than 2 minutes in the first half when Tigers’ James Lambert shot past the keeper. New Lebanon lead at half 1-0.

In the second half, New Lebanon added three more goals by Liam McDonald, Cole Keating and Paulinho Scolari.

Germantown scored its lone goal off a corner kick by Dylan Mayr.

Germantown plays its last league game against Bishop Maguinn on Thursday.



Greenville 3, Catskill 1

CATSKILL — Greenville clipped Catskill 3-1 in Patroon Conference varsity girls soccer on Tuesday.

The Lady Spartans had three different players find nylon, with Meghan Misuraca, Morgan Whitbeck, and Morgan Holznagel scoring in the win. Holznagel and Alexis Caprio also provided assists.

Maci Mosher scored the lone goal of the day for the Lady Cats.

Greenville improves to 10-3-1  and 10-2 with the win.


Coxsackie-Athens 4, Cairo-Durham 4 (2OT)

COXSACKIE  -- Two overtimes were not enough to declare a winner between Coxsackie-Athens and Cairo-Durham with the two teams battling to a 4-4 draw on Tuesday in Patroon Conference girls soccer action.

The Lady Mustangs offense was led by sophomore midfielder Xxaria Makely who finished with a hat trick and Olivia MacGiffert added an assist.

For Coxsackie-Athens, Anya Josberger led the way with two goals and an assist, Hannah Crown contributed a goal and an assist, and Graces Mathes finished with a goal.

Coxsackie-Athens moves to 5-10-1 and 5-8-1, while Cairo-Durham is 2-9-1 overall.



Chatham 3, Canajoharie 3

CHATHAM — Chatham and Canajoharie played to a 3-3 draw on Tuesday in nonleague varsity girls soccer action.

Brooke-Lyn Doyle scored twice for the Lady Panthers as Caroline Paolucci added a goal. Lexi Mickle and Abby Hoag each had an assist.

In the net, Chatham keeper Samerpreet Kaur had six saves.


Millbrook 4, Germantown 2

MILLBROOK — Germantown fell behind early on and couldn’t dig itself out of the hole, losing to Millbrook 4-2 in nonleague varsity girls soccer Tuesday.

Millbrook took a 3-0 leadmidway through the first half before coach Mike Pudney made adjustments to stymie the bloodshed.

For the Lady Clippers, Riley Gibbons had a goal and an assist. Julia Howard added a goal and an assist, and Emma Howard notched two assists.

Millbrook outshot Germantown 13-11.

In the net, Clippers keeper Kaitlyn Stagno had four saves and Hannah Hart two.



CATSKILL — Catskill hosted Germantown, Hawthorne Valley, Rensselaer, and Windham for a Patroon Conference cross country meet on Tuesday.

In the boys heat, Rensselaer defeated Germantown 18-37 and Catskill 17-38. On the girls side, all teams were incomplete

BOYS: 1. H. Goca, REN, 17:35; 2. Alan Valencia, WAJ, 21:02; 3. Mikai S, HV, 21:13; 4. Devin Kraus, REN, 22:20; 5. Jeremy Hover, REN, 22:35; 6. Nathan Riordan, CAT, 22:36; 7. Andrew K, REN, 22:50; 8. Bryan Bathrick, GTown, 23:18; 9. Caleby Wynkoop, GTown, 23:32; 10. John S., GTown, 23:36.

GIRLS: 1. Iram Asif, CAT, 25:50; 2. Savannah V, GTown, 28:05; 3. Elatne Gillan, REN, 30:45; 4. Abigail Davies, REN, 30:58; 6. Aizlyn O’Connell, CAT, 34:30; 7. Emily Smith, WAJ, 35:22; 8. Nicole Neilson, WAJ, 26:25.


HUNTER — Hunter-Tannersville hosted Taconic Hills, Chatham, and Cairo-Durham on Tuesday for a Patroon Conference cross country meet.

The Taconic Hills boys and girls complete the clean sweep. The Lady Titans defeated Cairo-Durham 22-31 and Chatham and Hunter-Tannersville 15-50. The Lady Mustangs defeated Hunter-Tannersville 15-50.

In the boys heat, Taconic Hills defeated Cairo-Durham 20-40 and Chatham 15-50. The Mustangs defeated Chatham 15-50.

GIRLS: 1. Macayla Sparacino, TH, 17:41; 2. Clare Howard, TH, 17:53; 3. Lauren Madsen, TH, 18:33; 4. Emma Gregg, CH, 18:41; 5. Gabby Meyers, CD, 19:09; 6. Trisha Gagne, CD, 19:12

BOYS: 1. Dante DiGiovanni, CD, 15:31; 2. Eli Russo, TH, 15;44; 3. Langford Maxwell, CH, 15:54; 4. Jesse Hartman, TH, 16:00; 5. Mason Nack, TH, 16:36; 6. Caleb Jeralds, CH, 16:44.



No.1 Ichabod Crane 6, No.8 Ravena 1

VALATIE — The Ichabod Crane Lady Riders defeated Ravena in the quarterfinals of the Section II, Class B girls tennis tournament.

Ichabod Crane advances to host No.5 Glens Falls today at 4 p.m.

Results (ICC listed first): Elise Brennan def. Sarah Eckl 6-4, 6-0; Zoe Geiger lost to Madison Tracey 6-7 (3-7), 1-6; Madeline Grout def. Madison Dutton 6-0, 6-3; Maya Brennan def. Gabriella Ricciardi 6-0, 6-4; Gianna Sandagato def. Mackenzie Jones 6-2, 6-0; Doubles: Katie Barnes/Annabelle Rivero def. Diya Mathai/Hailey Morgan 6-1, 6-3; Meredith Buono/Shannon Ingham def. Lauren Fennell/Charlotte Snyder 6-0, 6-2.


No.3 Hudson Falls 7, No.6 Hudson 0

HUDSON FALLS — The Hudson Lady Bluehawks saw their season come to a close on Tuesday with a 7-0 loss to Hudson Falls in quarterfinals of the Section II, Class B girls tennis tournament.

Hudson finishes the season 2-9.

Results (Hudson listed first): Kristin O’Connell def by. Caitlyn Whiting 4-6, 6-3, 4-6; Sarah Li def by. Eliza Hogan 3-6, 4-6; Autum Kudlack def by. Hailie Casey 0-6, 4-6; Melina Juene def by. Vegas Hernandez 1-6, 2-6; Malaysia Singh def by. Skye Krehbiel 1-6, 0-6; Doubles: Monserrat Gomez/Abada Begun def by. Cassidy Arlington/Nina Daley 3-6, 1-6; Annalise Baker/Samantha Belden won via forfeit.


No. 5 Glens Falls 5, No. 4 Coxsackie-Athens 2

COXSACKIE — No. 4 Coxsackie-Athens fell to No. 5 Glens Falls 5-2 in Section II, Class B varsity tennis on Tuesday.

With the loss, the Lady Indians close out their season at 7-9.

Results (C-A listed first): Rachael Tyner lost to Maggie Collins 0-6, 0-6; Sarah O’Leary def. Anna Liu 2-6, 6-2, 6-3; Sarah Tyner lost to McKenna Clark 2-6, 2-6; Samantha Karlsson lost to Ella Hartenberg 2-6, 2-6; Carlota Flavia def. Ella Crossman 6-4, 6-2; Doubles: Jazman Carrera/Myesha Alam lost to Margie Layden/Julia Westfall 1-6, 1-6; Rachel Marino/Josie Mantras-Johnston lost to Shyeann Rawson/Faith Stone 1-6, 2-6.



No.1 Chatham 6, No.4 Greenwich 1

CHATHAM — The Chatham Lady Panthers have successfully advanced to their third straight Section II, Class C girls tennis championship with a 6-1 victory over Greenwich on Tuesday in the semifinals.

Chatham advances to play the winner of No.2 Maple Hill or No.3 Schoharie today at 4 p.m.

Results (CH listed first): AAliyah Harris def by. Madelyn Brophy 6-7 (6-8), 4-6; Jahnaya Armstrong def. Shea Fortier 6-0, 6-0; Lillian Nowak def. Callagh Mays 6-0, 6-0; Margot Schassler def. Jenna Hogan 6-0, 6-1; Anna Miles def. Katie Snell 6-1, 6-1; Doubles: Sydney Putnam/Sydney Newton def. Brooke Smith/Lilly Smith 6-0, 6-1; Sonam Verma/Han Sook Baneni def. Rachel Mueller/Ruby Pemrick 6-4, 6-3.


No. 4 Schoharie 4, No. 2 Maple Hill 3

CASTLETON — No. 2 Maple Hill was upset by No. 4 Schoharie in the Section II, Class C tennis tournament on Tuesday, losing 4-3.

The loss closes the season for the Lady Wildcats at 12-3.

Results (MH listed first): Rebecca Roe def. Margot Williams 6-1, 6-3; Callie Haller lost to Alaina Sholtes 3-6, 4-6; Diana Pugliese lost to Misha Carter-Smith 4-6, 6-3, 5-7; Claudia Eckel lost to Mackenzie Diamond 4-6, 2-6; Rachael Adler won by forfeit; Doubles: Lexia Cartwright/Abby Utter lost to Allison Gallagher/Mary Palmeri 2-6, 7-6, 2-6; Paige Bleau/Kyra Price def. Samantha Lawyer/Skyler Willard 6-2, 6-0.



Taconic Hills 2, Ellenville 1

ELLENVILLE — Taconic Hills picked up a 2-1 victory over Ellenville in MHAL varsity field hockey Tuesday.

Delana Bonci and Sage Pulver each scored a goal for the Lady Titans. Lizzie Beck had an assist.

For Ellenville, Anastasia Keener scored her team’s lone goal.

TH outshot Ellenville 15-7 and held a 4-3 edge in penalty corners.

In the net, Sydney Kiernan had six saves for TH.

The Lady Titans improve to 10-3 (8-3 MHAL).



Catskill 3, Albany Leadership 0

CATSKILL — Catskill blanked Albany Leadership 3-0 on Tuesday during senior night in Patroon Conference varsity girls volleyball.

Set scores were 25-12, 25-14 and 25-14.

For Catskill, Lorraine Rich had eight service points, three aces, one kill and 14 digs; Rachel Reed 19 service points, nine aces, 12 kills and 11 digs; Alex Powell five service points, two aces and 19 assists; Samantha Weber 12 service points, one ace, four kills and eight digs; Ami Li one service point and four digs; Nina Campos three service points and two digs; and Molly Conway one kill and three digs.

“This was a great win for us with all of our seniors contributing in the effort,” Catskill coach Rocco Cornacchia said, noting seniors include Lorraine Rich, Rachel Reed, Alexa Powell, Samantha Weber, Molly Conway, Nina Campos, Dominica Ward and Ami Li.

“I am very proud to have coached this group of seniors, they are an exceptionally gifted, hard-working group of girls with great leadership skills. They will will be missed next season, I wish them the best of luck.”

Catskill improves to 15-0 on the year.



Mohanasen 3, Ichabod Crane 0

VALATIE — Ichabod Crane fell to Mohonasen 3-0 in Colonial Council varsity volleyball Tuesday.

Set scores were 25-12, 25-13 and 25-18.

ICC was led by Darby Siver with five kills and seven digs. Kyla Elliott added four kills and Abby Filli 11 digs.