COPAKE — Greenville’s Trey Smith shot a 79 in poor weather conditions to win Flight A of the Patroon Conference Medalist Tournament at Copake Country Club on Thursday.
Maple Hill’s John Russell took second with an 94 and Chatham’s Zach Gregg was third with an 89.
Rocky Edwards of Catskill won Flight B with an 89. Carter Klima of Taconic Hills was second with a 96 and Vinny Marasco of Chatham took third with a 106.
Regular season co-champ Maple Hill won the team competition. Taconic Hills, which shared the regular season title with Maple Hill was second, and Catskill finished third.
In all, 30 of the best golfers in the Patroon Conference took part in the event. Competing in Flight A were: John Russell, Kyle Tedford and Markham Daly of Maple Hill; Madison Bentley and Ben Hunter of Taconic Hills; Trey Smith and Ryan Arp of Greenville; Zach Gregg of Chatham; and Matt Bowes, Brady McDonald and Dan Zito of Hudson.
Flight B participants were: Ricky Edwards, Storm Hicks and Mike Jubie of Catskill; Maya Manan-Singh and Carter Klima of Taconic Hills; Brandon Feeney, Kevin Feeney, Steven Maggio and Kyle Kleinmeier of Cairo-Durham; Isabella Maruca of Maple Hill; Matt Gower of Hudson; Vinny Marasco, Zach Casivant and Taylor Van Wie of Chatham; Nick West and Devin O’Connor of Greenville and Leo Woytowich, Albert Bushane and Maverick Stannard of Coxsackie-Athens.
“The Medalist tournament was played in extremely difficult conditions, however, the top players in both Flights showed their golf talents wouldn’t let that deter them from low scores,” Patroon Conference Golf Coordinator and Catskill coach Brian Smith said.
“The top players in Flight A squared off in one group, and it didn’t disappoint! Trey Smith shooting a 79 in the pouring rain was impressive. The coaches in our conference did an amazing job this season, and it will be exciting to see what the Patroon golfers do in sectional play next week.
“Also, a huge thank you to Copake Lake Golf Course for allowing us to use their venue, and for the amazing food.”
Germantown 3, Hawthorne Valley 2
Germantown withstood a strong challenge from Hawthorne Valley to remain unbeaten in Central Hudson Valley League girls volleyball action with a 3-2 victory on Thursday.
Germantown (6-0, 8-1) won the first two sets, 225-20 and 25-12, but Hawthorne Valley battled back to take the next two, 26-24 and 28-26. The Clippers regrouped and took the fifth and deciding set, 25-16.
For Germantown, Kierlan Denninger had 7 kills, 1 assist, 6 aces and 7 digs; Shannon Wingert 2 kills and 8 assists; Christina Clevenger 9 kills, 1 ace, 5 digs and 1 block; Paige Handlowich 3 kills and 1 block; Jen Ljutich 2 kills and 2 aces; Nina Meacher 4 kills and 1 assist; Emma Meacher 1 kill, 2 aces and 4 digs; Ashley Zollo 7 kills, 3 aces and 2 digs;
Shyan Briggs 1 kill and 13 assists.
Germantown hosts New Lebanon on Tuesday for Senior Night where five seniors will be recognized.
Ichabod Crane 1, La Salle 0
TROY — Ichabod Crane posted its eighth shutout of the season on Thursday, defeating La Salle, 1-0, in a Colonial Council boys soccer match.
In a very physical contest on a wet and gloomy night, Joe Desmonie finished a brilliant offensive sequence for the Riders with 16:45 to go in the first half. The assist was provided by Baden Seabury.
Quinn Murphy posted the shutout, stopping five shots. The Cadets’ Anthony Rotello turned away 29 shots.
Ichabod Crane outshot La Salle, 30-5.
The Riders host Mohonasen in a showdown for first place in Division I of the Colonial Council on Monday at 6:30 p.m. Both teams are 9-2.