CATSKILL — In a tough battle, between two young teams, Coxsackie-Athens defeated Catskill, 1-0, in Tuesday’s Patroon Conference boys soccer match.
“I’m feeling pretty good because that was a tough team.” Coxsackie-Athens coach Curt Wilkinson said. “We’re both young and it was important for both teams to figure out a way to win here.”
The winning goal for Coxsackie was made by Gavin Smith at the 9:00 minute mark.
Coxsackie-Athens overall had three shots on the Catskill goal. Coxsackie-Athens also had seven corner kicks and nine direct kicks in the game.
Aiden Boehm had one save in recoording the shutout for C-A.
“I was really happy with a lot of team effort there,” Wilkinson said, “The guys in the back we had to rotate around but Josh Kiefer played solid in the back, Matt Burhke played solid in the back and James Grecco.”
Catskill had a tougher time breaking into C-A territory. Catskill only made one shot on the goal and five direct kicks.
Catskill’s goalkeeper Cody Young made two saves.
“Our center-mids really kept it together,” Wilkinson said, “They were like the engine of the team; Nick Agovino, Justin Caruso, and Spencer Tergeoglou leading the way.”
Coxsackie-Athens travels to Cairo-Durham, while Catskill visits Maple Hill on Thursday at 4:15 p.m.
Hudson 6, Taconic Hills 2
HUDSON — Hudson won its second game without a loss on Tuesday, defeating Taconic Hills, 6-2, in Patroon Conference boys soccer action.
Osman Gofran, Rahim Wali and Abid Ali all had two goals for the Bluehawks. Ali added three assists and Zakhariah Chowdhury had one.
Hudson out shot Taconic Hills, 20-2.
Kasey Moore had four saves for the Bluehawks.