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    Taconic Hills’ Nole Atwood (left) controls the ball as Chatham’s Pat Knight moves in during Patroon Conference varsity soccer Monday at TH.
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    Justin Porreca/Columbia-Greene MediaTaconic Hills' Schuyler Krzeminski (left) and Chatham's Caleb Doyle battle for possession during a Patroon Conference varsity boys soccer match Monday.
September 11, 2017 - 09:00 pm Updated: September 12, 2017 - 10:56 am

CRARYVILLE — Chatham scored once in each half en route to knocking off Taconic Hills 2-0 in Patroon Conference varsity boys soccer Monday at TH.

At the 27 minute mark of the first half, Chatham got on the board with Pat Devine finding Curtis Buchan for the score.

At the half, TH outshot Chatham 9-8. In the net for the Titans Charles Howard had six saves as Josh Madsen had seven.

Madsen was pulled from the contest early in the second half after taking a shot to the head while attempting to make a save. He returned a few minutes later.

The scoreboard remained at 1-0 until Doyle dished off to Devine, who snuck a ball past Howard to put the icing on the cake.

Howard picked up 11 saves on 17 shots as Madsen had 12 saves on 16 shots.

With the win, Chatham improves to 4-1 (3-1 Patroon) while TH falls to 0-6 (0-4).

Greenville 5, Coxsackie-Athens 0

GREENVILLE  -- The Greenville Spartans continue to roll on the pitch, shutting out the Coxsackie-Athens Indians 5-0 Monday in Patroon Conference boys soccer action.

Leading the Spartans offensive attack was Paul Mitchell with two goals, he also added an assist. Cole Ackerman contributed with a goal and an assist and Donal O'Flynn and Milton Edmonds III capped off the Spartans scoring.

Greenville (4-1, 3-1 Patroon) hosts Hudson on Wednesday at 4:15 p.m. Meanwhile, Coxsackie-Athens (1-3, 1-3 Patroon) travels to Taconic Hills at 4:15 p.m.

Maple Hill 5, Cairo-Durham

CASTLETON -- The Maple Hill Wildcats  continued their undefeated season Monday with a 5-0 shutout victory over Cairo-Durham in Patroon Conference boys soccer action.

The Wildcats jumped out quick on the Mustangs with three first half goals to enter halftime with a 3-0 lead. Cairo-Durham's defense held Maple Hill to one second half goal and the fifth goal of the afternoon came off an own goal.

"We missed four really good opportunities to score, but just could not find the net," said Cairo-Durham coach Patricia Gibson.

Wildcats keeper Lucas Bourdeau picked up his fourth shutout of the season in the win he  also recorded four saves. Mustnags keeper James Briody had 17 saves in net.

Maple Hill (4-0-1, 4-0-1 Patroon) hosts Catskill on Wednesday at 4:15 p.m. Meanwhile, Cairo-Durham (0-5, 0-5 Patroon) travels to Chatham at 4:15 p.m.

COLONIAL BOYS SOCCER

Ichabod Crane 9, Catholic Central 0

VALATIE -- The Ichabod Crane Riders continue to roll through Colonial play, upending Catholic Central 9-0 Monday to remain unbeaten on the year.

The Riders jumped out to a solid lead in the game, using a five-goal first half to take a commanding lead. In the second half, Crane added four more goals to capture an 9-0 victory.

Ichabod Crane (5-0, 5-0 Colonial) travels to Lansinburgh on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

DELAWARE BOYS SOCCER

Hunter-Tannersville 4, Gilboa 1

GILBOA -- Jason McDevitt led Hunter-Tannersville to a 4-1 victory over Gilboa in Delaware League varsity boys soccer Monday night.

McDevitt scored all four goals for the Wildcats. Cole Matthews picked up two assists on the day while Vincent Cianciolo and Chris Lagzdins had one apiece.

"I was impressed how we played in the second half, but we need to be more consistent throughout the game," HTC coach Brent Dearing said.

In the net, Lagzdins recorded one save while Zack Lane had two and Gilboa's Tyler Fredenburgh snagged seven.

The win moves HTC to 3-0 (2-0 Delaware).

DELAWARE GIRLS SOCCER

Windham 7, Jefferson 0

WINDHAM -- Windham-Ashland-Jewett blasted Jefferson 7-0 in a Delaware League varsity girls soccer match Monday at home.

Justine Drum notched a hat trick for the Lady Warriors. Sam Kornbrek added two goals while Kim Gonzalez and Lexie Lane scored one apiece. Kornbrek and Gabby Pidgeon chipped in with one assist apiece.

In the net for WAJ, Samantha Aplin grabbed three saves on three shots. The Lady Warriors got off 34 shots and 15 corner kicks.

WAJ improves to 1-2 (1-1 Delaware) and plays at Gilboa today at 4:15 p.m.

PATROON GOLF

Taconic Hills 14, Catskill 10

COPAKE -- The Taconic Hills Titans edged out the Catskill Cats 14-10 Monday in Patroon Conference golf action at Copake Country Club.

Catskill's Josh Edwards led all golfers with the low-score of 41.

RESULTS (TH listed first): Madison Bentley lost to Josh Edwards, 0-4; Trevor New def. Dylan Oswald, 4-0; Maya Marainsingh def. Mike Freese, 4-0; Kevin Cantelmo lost to Dan Mitchell, 0-4; Storm Hicks tied Dylan Puy, 2-2; Will Hosier lost to Ricky Edwards, 0-4.

Hudson 18, Greenville 5

GREENVILLE -- The Hudson Bluehawks defeated the Greenville Spartans 18-6 Monday in Patroon Conference golf action at Rainbow Golf Course.

Greenville's Trey Smith registered the low-score of the afternoon with a 41 and Hudson's Pat Taylor shot a team-low 46.

Greenville falls to 3-3 on the year.

RESULTS (Hudson listed first): Pat Taylor lost to Trey Smith, 4-0; Dan Zito tied JT O'Connor, 2-2; Jake McDonald def. Devin O'Connor, 4-0; Brady McDonald win by forfeit; Matt Gower win by forfeit; Matt Bowes win by forfeit.

Chatham 18, Coxsackie-Athens 6

VALATIE -- Chatham hosted Coxsackie-Athens at Winding Brook Country Club for a varsity golf match on Monday and walked away with an 18-6 victory.

Zach Gregg led the Panthers with a match-low 41 while Sam Walter added a 49. For C-A, Joe Mann shot a 43.

Results (Chatham listed first): Zach Gregg def. Joe Mann, 4-0; Sam Walter def. Anya Josberger, 4-0; Diego Clark def. Tristan Gerrain, 4-0; Ryan Graziano def. Ethan Foster, 3-1; Liam Merchant lost to Chloe Fandozzi, 0-4; Willy Wade def. Zarib Alam, 3-1.

PATROON GIRLS TENNIS

Cairo-Durham 5, Maple Hill 2

CASTLETON -- Despite a solid performance from number one player Kenzie Seymour, it wasn't enough for Maple Hill to  upend undefeated Cairo-Durham on the courts, falling 5-2 Monday in Patroon Conference girls tennis action.

Seymour defeated Lady Mustangs number two Erinn Valentin 6-0, 6-2.

"We lost to a good team today in Cairo-Durham, they played some great tennis," said Maple Hill coach Dave Austin. "Singles number two Kenzie Seymour kept her perfect record for the young season, and the doubles team of Sarah Konig and Claudia Eckel have now won three of four doubles matches this season."

Maple Hill falls to 2-2 on the year and travels to Rensselear today at 4:15 p.m.

RESULTS (C-D listed first): Jenna Poulsen def. Rebecca Roe 6-1, 6-1; Erinn Valentin lost to Kenzie Seymour 6-0, 6-2; Holly Kleinmeier def. Rachael Adler 6-0, 6-2; Hannah Infantino def. Calie Haller 6-1, 6-0; Jolie Poulsen def. Diana Pugliese 6-0, 6-2; Doubles: Alexis Cummings/Christina Cammarata lost to Sarah Konig/Claudia Eckel 6-3, 6-4; Jordan Metzler/Alexandra Fortini def. Lexi Cartwright/Mary Beth Owen 6-7 (9-11), 6-2, 7-0.

Chatham 4, Hudson 3

HUDSON -- The Chatham Lady Panthers dealt the Hudson Lady Bluehawks their second loss on the season with a close 4-3 victory Monday in Patroon Conference girls tennis action.

Hudson battled valiantly throughout the match to keep it close, but ultimately came up short with the difference maker coming with Chatham's Gaby Neven and Aaliyah Harris picking up big wins in their match-ups.

"A close match, there were a lot of matches that could have gone either way, but Chatham was a little more focused on the court today," said Hudson coach Al Qua.

Hudson falls to 5-2 on the year and travels to Cairo-Durham today at 4:15 p.m.

RESULTS (CH listed first) Gaby Neven def. Kristen O'Connell 6-0, 6-1; Aaliyah Harris def. Saima Mannon 6-3, 6-1; Madison Newton lost to Annaliese Tampasis 5-7, 7-5, 1-6; Margo Schassler lost to Sara Li 4-6, 6-3, 3-6; Sydney Newton def. Autumn Kudlack 4-6, 6-3, 6-2; Doubles: Sydney Putnam/Lillian Novak def. Monserrat Gomez/Malajah Singh 7-5, 7-5; Han Sook Daneni/Sonam Verma lost to Kat Scali/Melina June 6-7 (3-7), 7-5, 3-10.

COLONIAL GIRLS TENNIS

Ichabod Crane 4, Schalmont 3

VALATIE -- The Ichabod Crane Lady Riders picked up their second win of the season on the courts Monday defeating Schalmont 4-3 in Colonial Council girls tennis action.

Despite the Lady Riders dropping three out of five singles matches, they picked up the victory due to two forfeits in doubles play.

Ichabod Crane improves to 2-1 on the year.

RESULTS (ICC listed first): Serb Devi lost to Jordan Knowles 2-6, 2-6; Elise Brennan def. Amanda Motyka 6-2, 6-1; Angelika Nelson lost to Kaitlyn Cole 7-6 (7-3), 5-7, 6-10; Cristina Vlad lost to Jessica Pallischi 7-5, 1-6, 2-10; Madeline Grout def. Stephanie Van Alstyne 6-2, 6-3; Doubles: Zoe Geiger/Gianna Sandagato won by forfeit; Annabella Rivero/Meredith Buono won by forfeit.

PATROON GIRLS VOLLEYBALL

Germantown 4, New Lebanon 0

GERMANTOWN -- The Germantown Lady Clippers picked up their first win of the season at the nets Monday defeating the New Lebanon Lady Tigers 3-0 in Patroon Conference girls volleyball action.

The Lady Clippers won their first two sets convincingly 25-17 and 25-19, however, in the third set the Lady Tigers battled to stay alive, but Germantown put the match away with a 26-24 third set victory.

"We looked pretty good considering we are in a rebuilding year," said Germantown coach Dave Comesanas. "New Lebanon is a scrappy team that kept us on our toes, they pushed us in the third set and we responded well. We worked hard for the win."

Kierlan Denninger led the way with five kills, one ace and two digs, Christina Clevenger had two kills and an ace, Shannon Wingert contributed with six assists, four kills and two aces, Jennifer Ljutich had three kills, two aces, and one block, Paige Handlowich had one kill, Emma Meacher had three aces and Amy Riedel added a dig.

Germantown (1-0, 1-0 Patroon) travels to Loudonville Christian today at 5:15 p.m.

Taconic Hills 3, Rensselaer 1

CRARYVILLE -- Taconic Hills edged Rensselaer 3-1 in a tightly contested Patroon Conference varsity volleyball match Monday.

"We came out ready to play in the first set, Rensselaer came out in the second set strong and took a very early lead on us that we couldn't come back from," TH coach Chris MacArthur said. "Extremely proud of the girls for sticking together and really pushing for this win."

For the Lady Titans, Mackenzie Sparacino had nine aces, 15 service points, two kills, 13 assists and 29 digs; Emma Leipman two aces, five service points, five kills and 25 digs; and Jayme Spencer three kills, seven service points, two blocks and three digs.

With the win, TH improves to 4-1 on the season.

Cairo-Durham 3, Maple Hill 1

CASTLETON -- Cairo-Durham picked up a 3-1 victory over Maple Hill in Patroon Conference varsity volleyball on Monday.

Set scores were 18-25, 25-18, 25-17 and 25-21.

Nor further information was provided.

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WEEKEND SPORTS

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PATROON FIELD HOCKEY

Taconic Hills 5, Coxsackie-Athens 1

CRARYVILLE — Taconic Hills scored twice in the first half and three more times in the second en route to a 5-1 victory over Coxsackie-Athens on Friday night in Patroon Conference varsity field hockey.

Delana Bonci had a big night for the Lady Titans, racking up two goals and two assists. Ali Shumsky added two scores while Amelia Canetto had a goal and Andrea Snyder picked up an assist.

Caitlin Sherman scored C-A’s lone goal of the day.

Taconic Hills got off 11 shots and eight penalty corners while keeper Vanessa Scutt snagged three saves.

For C-A, Fitzgerald had eight saves as the offense picked up four shots and six penalty corners.

 

NON-LEAGUE GIRLS SOCCER

Taconic (Mass.) 2, Chatham 1

MASSACHUSETTS — The Chatham Lady Panthers dropped their second consecutive close game, this time to Taconic High School (Mass.) 2-1 on Saturday in non-league girls soccer action.

The Lady Panthers lone goal came off the boot of Caroline Paolucci, her third of the season.

With the loss, Chatham falls to 1-2-1 on the year.

 

Schenectady 2, Coxsackie-Athens 1

COXSACKIE-ATHENS — Looking for their second win of the season, but without star striker Kelley Hair, the Coxsackie-Athens Lady Indians fell to Schenectady 2-1 on Saturday in non-league girls soccer action.

The first goal of the game came from Schenectady’s Damaree Corina, giving the Lady Patriots a 1-0 lead at halftime.

In the second half, despite Allison Wallace getting the Lady Indians on the board with an unassisted goal, Corina found nylon once again.

“Allison Wallace scored her first goal of the season, but due to injuries we were down two players — Kelley Hair and Allie Donovan — so it was inspiring to see other players step up and experiment in new roles on the field,” said Coxsackie-Athens coach Caitlin Davis.

The Lady Patriots out shot the Lady Indians 13-7 and keeper Jess Steinke recorded nine saves in net.

The Lady Indians fall to 1-4 on the season.

 

DELAWARE GIRLS SOCCER

Schenevus 3, Windham 2

WINDHAM — Windham-Ashland-Jewett fell 3-2 to Schenevus in a Delaware League varsity girls soccer match Friday.

Catie Drumm and Abigail Terrill each scored a goal in the losing effort for the Lady Warriors while Kim Gonzalez assisted on both.

In the net, Samantha Aplin picked up 16 saves on 17 shots.

With the loss, WAJ falls to 0-2 on the year.

 

NONLEAGUE BOYS SOCCER

Greenville 4, Lake George 1

MAYFIELD — Greenville met Lake George in the first round of the Mayfield tournament and came away with the win, 4-1, over the weekend.

Scoring for Greenville was Cole Ackerman (3) and Aidan O’Connor with assists from Paul Mitchell (2), James Mitchell and Donal O’Flynn.

Scoring for Lake George Ethan Knauf.

 

Catskill 3, Berlin 1

Catskill 2, New Lebanon 0

NEW LEBANON — The Catskill Cats competed in a non-league tournament on Friday and Saturday at New Lebanon High School and came away with two victories.

On Friday, the Cats defeated Berlin 3-1 and on Saturday they shutout the home team New Lebanon Tigers 2-0 to remain undefeated on the season.

Against Berlin, Jose Madrid found nylon twice in the first five minutes of action to give Catskill an early 2-0 lead. The last score came when Addison Allen found Traijon Ivery midway through the first half.

Keeper Logan Dennison recorded five saves in the win.

Against New Lebanon, the Cats first goal came within the first 10 minutes of action. Instead of finding nylon, Madrid found Jeremy Bulich who booted the ball to the left of the Tigers keeper for the score.

After assisting on the team’s first netter, Madrid scored the team’s second goal. Lian Alexander found Madrid, who found the side netting past keeper Trey Orme-Ouch.

Catskill improves to 5-0 (3-0 Patroon)

 

New Lebanon 3, Taconic Hills 2

Berlin 8, Taconic Hills 3

NEW LEBANON — The Taconic Hills Titans competed in a non-league tournament on Friday and Saturday at New Lebanon High School. In game one, the Titans fell to the New Lebanon Tigers 3-2 and in game two, despite a hat trick from Teagan Campion-Pratt, the Titans dropped the affair 8-3.

In their matchup against New Lebanon, the Titans led the scoring off with Campion-Pratt blasting a free kick from 40 yards out past keeper Trey Orme-Ouch for the score. However, with 28 minutes remaining in the half, the Tigers got on the board.

Austin Esposito found James Lambert for New Lebanon’s first score. A few minutes later, the Tigers took a 2-1 lead when Keagan Carson dribbled into the six, sent a cross and found Riley Lynch who finished the scoring opportunity with a goal past keeper Charles Howard.

New Lebanon tacked on its third of the game when Lynch found nylon for a second time. However, the Titans made it interesting down the stretch with Campion-Pratt scoring off a penalty kick with 12 minutes remaining in the game.

Despite being within one goal late, the Titans couldn’t complete the comeback.

Howard recorded eight saves in net while Orme-Ouch had three.

In game two of the tournament, the Titans fell to Berlin.

The highlight of the game was Campion-Pratt’s hat trick. The junior had five goals in the tournament.

Howard had 13 saves in net in the loss.