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    Catskill’s Rich Forbes (left) boots the ball up field as Maple Hill’s Bryan Kern defends in Patroon Conference varsity soccer Wednesday.
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    Catskill’s Lian Alexander (left) and Maple Hill’s Lucas Charlebois battle for possession Wednesday in Patroon Conference varsity soccer.
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    Maple Hill’s Alex Bleau (center) brings the ball down the field as Catskill’s Yusef Abushqeir (left) and Billy Fitzmaurice close in Wednesday in Patroon Conference varsity soccer.
September 13, 2017 09:00 pm Updated: September 14, 2017 02:02 pm


CASTLETON — In a battle of two of the top teams in Patroon Conference boys soccer, Catskill and Maple Hill took to the pitch on Wednesday ultimately coming out with a 1-1 draw after two overtimes.

A penalty kick midway through the first half put the Cats ahead as Reid Schindler blasted the free kick past MH keeper Alex Bourdeau.

With nine minutes remaining in the first half, Alec Yager netted the equalizer off of an assist from Christian Beber, sending the game into halftime knotted up 1-1.

In the second half, both teams stepped up on defense, sending the game into sudden death overtime.

Through two overtime periods neither team was able to convert, resulting in the tie.

Maple Hill outshot Catskill 18-10 on the day.

Boudreau had 10 saves as Denniston had 16.

Catskill (5-1-1, 3-1-1 Patroon) travels to Chatham on Saturday at 3 p.m. Meanwhile, Maple Hill (4-0-2, 4-0-2 Patroon) travels to Coxsackie-Athens on Tuesday at 4:15 p.m.


Greenville 3, Hudson 0

GREENVILLE — Greenville hosted Hudson in a Patroon Conference varsity soccer match Wednesday and came away with a 3-0 victory.

Spartans’ Cole Ackerman scored twice while Paul Mitchell added the third goal. Ackerman added an assist as James Mitchell picked up two of his own.

Greenville (5-1, 4-1 Patroon) travels to compete in the Mayfield tournament on Saturday and Sunday. Meanwhile Hudson (2-2-1, 2-2-1 Patroon) hosts Coxsackie-Athens at 4:15 p.m.

Chatham 4, Cairo-Durham 1
CHATHAM — The Chatham Panthers picked up their fifth win of the season Wednesday defeating Cairo-Durham 4-1 in Patroon Conference boys soccer action.

Providing the offense for the Panthers in the victory was Pat Devine with two goals. The senior striker now has 11 on the season. Also finding nylon was Curtis Buchan and Caleb Doyle. Doyle becomes the first player besides Devine and Buchan to score for Chatham this season.

The Panthers fifth score was a Cairo-Durham own goal.

As for the Mustangs, their lone goal came off the boot of Ryan Gibson.

Chatham keeper Josh Madsen recorded five saves, while Mustangs' James Briody had 12.
Chatham (5-1, 4-1 Patroon) hosts second-place Catskill on Saturday at 3 p.m. for homecoming. Meanwhile, Cairo-Durham (0-6, 0-6 Patroon) hosts Taconic Hills on Friday at 4:15 p.m.


Ichabod Crane 4, Lansingburgh 0

LANSINGBURGH -- The Ichabod Crane Riders continued their undefeated season Wednesday, shutting out the Lansingburgh Knights 4-0 in Colonial Council boys soccer action.

Leading the offensive attack for the Riders was Giovanni Gomez who found nylon twice. The junior striker now has 13 goals on the season through six games. Anthony Carlucci and Parker Groat capped off the scoring for Ichabod Crane.  

Providing assists were Gomez, Carlucci and Kevin Winglosky twice.

The Riders defense was key against the Knights, shutting down their offense and not allowing a single shot on goal.

Ichabod Crane (6-0, 6-0 Colonial) face their toughest match to date on Friday when they host LaSalle (5-0, 5-0 Colonial) at 6:30 p.m. The Cadets defeated the Ichabod Crane in last year's season finale, 3-2.


Lansingburgh 3, Ichabod Crane 1

VALATIE -- Two goals in the final 10 minutes of action proved to be the difference-maker for the Ichabod Crane Lady Riders, falling to Lansingburgh 3-1 Wednesday in Colonial Council girls soccer action.

The Lady Knight's struck first with 13 minutes remaining in the first half off a Crane miscue in the box. However, in the second half, the Lady Riders responded when Riley Paul blasted home the equalizer from the top of the 18, tying the game at one apiece.

However, the Lady Riders crumbled in the final 10 minutes allowing two goals to Madison Teta to hand Lansingburgh a 3-1 victory. 

Albeit the 3-1 score, the shots on goal were even with both teams taking 15 shots.

Crane keeper Jenna Kolb tallied eight saves in net.

Ichabod Crane falls to 1-3 on the season.

Taconic Hills 4, Red Hook Central 1

RED HOOK — Thanks to two goals in both halves, the Taconic Hills Lady Titans remained undefeated Wednesday upending Red Hook Central 4-1 in non-league field hockey action.
Kyra Shetsky led the way for the Lady Titans offensively with two goals. Delana Bonci and Amelia Canetto contributed Taconic Hills’ other two scores. Assists came from Ali Shumsky, who recorded two, and Alex Colwell.
Despite the 4-1 score, Red Hook out shot Taconic Hills 9-8. Lady Titans keeper Vanessa Scutt recorded six saves in net.
“Proud of the girls for playing a fast paced, intense game today, especially after a tough game the day before. We were much more aggressive today,” said Taconic Hills coach Angela Webster.
Taconic Hills (4-0, 2-0 Patroon) travels to Germantown on Thursday September 21 at 4:15 p.m.

Coxsackie-Athens 16, Greenville 8

GREENVILLE — The Coxsackie-Athens Indians defeated the Greenville Spartans 16-8 Wednesday in a Patroon Conference golf match at Rainbow Golf Course.
Greenville’s Trey Smith led the way on the afternoon, shooting the low score of 41. For Coxsackie-Athens, Joe Mann shot a team-low 51.
Greenville falls to 4-4 on the year.
Results (C-A listed first): Joe Mann lost to Trey Smith 0-4; Tristain Germaine lost to JT O’Connor 0-4; Anya Josberger def. Devin O’Connor 4-0; Chloe Fandozzi def. Caitlin Lane 4-0; Ethan Foster won by fofeit; Zarib Alam won by forfeit.

Hudson 21, Chatham 3
VALATIE — Hudson visited Winding Brook Country Club on Wednesday and came away with a 21-3 victory over Chatham in Patroon Conference varsity golf.
Pat Taylor and Zach Gregg each shot sectional scores, posting a 38 and 42, respectively.
Dan Zito added a 47 while Diego Clark and Brady McDonald each had a 48.
Results (Hudson listed first): Pat Taylor def. Zach Gregg 4-0; Dan Zito def. Sam Walter 4-0; Brady McDonald tied with Diego Clark 2-2; Jake McDonald def. Ryan Graziano 4-0; Matt Bowes def. Garrett Jackson 4-0; Matt Gower def. Liam Merchant 3-1.

Cairo-Durham 15, Taconic Hills 9
CAIRO — Cairo-Durham hosted Taconic Hills in a Patroon Conference varsity golf match Wednesday and came away with a 15-9 victory.
Steven Cody shot a sectional score of 43 for the Mustangs. Taconic Hills’ low score came from Madison Bentley with a 46.
Results (C-D listed first): Steven Cody def. Madison Bentley 4-0; Holly Kleinmeier lost to Trevor New 0-4; Eugene Somers def. Valentino Camacho 4-0; Josh Matteson lost to Maya Mayan-Singh 0-4; Phebe Cunningham def. Dan Dwy 3-1; Jorday Cody def. Griffin Hogkin 4-0.

Ichabod Crane 166, La Salle 175

KINDERHOOK — Ichabod Crane remained unbeaten with a 166-175 victory over La Salle in Wednesday’s Colonial Council golf match.
Riders’ Trevor Wolfe and Tismark Boham shared medalist honors, each shooting a 39.
Ichabod Crane (6-0) hosts Voorheesville on Friday at 4 p.m. at the Olde Kinderhook course.
Results: Ichabod Crane: Trevor Wolfe 39, Tismark Boham 39, Bobby Ball 44, Nick Pelesz 44, Tommy Yankowski 45, Sean Mueller 53; La Salle: Lane Jenkins 42, Paul Howard 43, Kean Toomey 43, Jake Martino 47, Anthony Covegwake 51, Ryan Patrick 50.

Coxsackie-Athens 8, Rensselaer 0
Coxsackie-Athens 7, Rensselaer 1

COXSACKIE — In a double match of pro 8s, the Coxsackie-Athens Lady Indians defeated the Rensselaer Lady Rams 8-0 and 7-1 Wednesday in Patroon Conference girls tennis action.
Coxsackie-Athens hosts Cairo-Durham today at 4:15 p.m.
Results (C-A listed first): Sarah O’Leary def. Autumn Brown 8-4, 8-4; Rachel Tyner split with Zo Ko 8-1, 3-8; Naomi Ferenczy def. Alaysia Thomas 8-1, 8-2; Doubles: Sarah Tyner/Sam Karlsson def. Lin Wah/Alani Thomas 8-5, 8-2.

Maple Hill 6, Waterford-Halfmoon 1
Maple Hill 7, Waterford-Halfmoon 0

CASTLETON — In a double match of pro 8s, the Maple Hill Lady Wildcats defeated Waterford-Halfmoon 6-1 and 7-0 Wednesday in Patroon Conference girls tennis action.
“The girls played well today,” said Maple Hill coach Pat Austin. “I was very happy to see Rachael Adler record her first career varsity singles victory today, well deserved. Also, Calie Haller played up in the second match and won a hard fought battle.”
Maple Hill (5-2, 5-2 Patroon) hosts Catskill today at 4:15 p.m.
Results (MH listed first): Rebecca Roe def. Carson Hardy 8-0, 8-1; Kenzie Seymour def. Hanna Normandin 8-0, 8-1; Rachael Adler def. Kaiana Williams 8-2, 8-6; Calie Haller win via forfeit; Diana Pugliese win via forfeit; Doubles: Sarah Konig/Claudia Eckel split with Dianne Avellino/Katie Seguin 5-8, 8-4; Lexi Cartwright/Mary Beth Owen def. Alivia Bauer/Cierra Daubney 9-7, 8-2.

Ichabod Crane 6, Hudson 1

VALATIE — The Ichabod Crane Lady Riders hosted the Hudson Lady Bluehawks Wednesday in a non-league girls tennis match and walked away with a 6-1 victory.
Ichabod Crane improves to 3-1. Meanwhile, Hudson (5-4, 5-3 Patroon) hosts Rensselaer today at 4:15 p.m.
Results (ICC listed first): Sarb Devi def. Kristen O’Connell 6-1, 6-3; Elise Brennan def. Saima Hannon 6-0, 6-0; Angelika Nelson def. Autumn Kudlack 6-1, 6-3; Cristina Vlad def. Melina Juene 6-0, 6-1; Madeline Grout lost to Monserrat Gomez 3-6, 6-4, 5-7; Doubles: Lily Dempsey/Zoe Geiger def. Tahrima Siha/Katarina Scali 6-2, 6-0; Meredith Buono/Gianna Sandagato def. Tamanna Akter/Yasmeen Akter 6-1, 6-3.

Catholic Central 3, Ichabod Crane 0

ALBANY — Ichabod Crane fell to Catholic Central in straight sets on Wednesday night, losing 3-0 in Colonial Council varsity girls volleyball.
Set scores were 25-11, 25-21 and 25-16.
Icabod Crane’s Marissa Wheeler had six aces; Celia Gagnon four aces and five kills; and Dell Potts finished with five kills.