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Section II tennis tournaments begin; Hudson wins 2018 Patroon baseball title

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    Greenville’s Bergen Criswell delivers a serve against Maple Hill in Section II, Class C/D varsity tennis Monday.
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    Maple Hill’s Tim Wochinger returns a volley against Greenville in Section II, Class C/D varsity tennis Monday.
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    Greenville’s Kaitlin McGuinness connects on a forehand against Maple Hill in Section II, Class C/D varsity tennis Monday.
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    Maple Hill’s Logan McGarvey reaches to save a volley against Greenville in Section II, Class C/D varsity tennis Monday.
May 14, 2018 10:00 pm Updated: May 15, 2018 08:38 am

CASTLETON — The Section II varsity tennis tournament kicked off with the quarterfinals on Monday.

In the Class C/D tourney, No. 4 Maple Hill beat No. 5 Greenville, 5-2.

Results (MH listed first): Tim Wochinger def. Bergen Criswell 6-2, 6-2; Evan Fink def. Ryan Burke 6-1, 6-2; Seth Roberts def. Kaitlin McGuinness 6-0, 6-0; Logan McGarvey lost to Paul Mitchell 1-6, 0-6; Landon Flach def. Nick Bucci 6-1, 6-0; Doubles: Dominic Hirschoff/Jack Utter lost to James Mitchell/Peyton Russell 2-6, 2-6; Adam Salerno/Davin Sherwood def. Kate Dushane/Ben Gorneau 6-7 (7-9), 6-0, 6-4.

No. 1 Chatham 7, No. 9 Middleburgh 0

CHATHAM — The No.1 Chatham Panthers cruised to a 7-0 victory over the No.9 Middleburgh Knights in the Quarterfinals of the Section II, Class C/D tennis tournament.

No.1 Chatham (15-0) hosts No.4 Maple Hill today at 4 p.m.

Results (CH listed first): Keon Armstrong def. John Bruno 6-1, 6-0; Oliver Allen def. Igor Cimino 6-4, 6-3; Tom Cozzolino def. Dan Ryan 6-2, 6-1; Brandon Baccaro def. Charlie Maxwell 6-1, 6-1; John Miles def. Matt Birsen 3-6, 6-3, 6-1; Doubles: Kenneth Fay/Ray Lippman def. Rebecca Bruno/Julia Neusome 7-5, 6-4; Wayatt Kirschner/Liam Powers def. Tyler Mann/R. Smith 6-1, 6-4.


No.3 Taconic Hills 5, No. 6 Glens Falls 2

CRARYVILLE — The No.5 Taconic Hills Titans captured a 5-2 victory over No.6 Glens Falls in the quarterfinals of the Section II, Class B tennis tournament.

"Our singles players did an outstanding job securing the win even before the doubles teams had really gotten their matches going," said Taconic Hills coach Tom Russo. "I am extremely proud of how the whole team performed today."

Taconic Hills (10-6) faces the winner of No.2 Schalmont/No.7 Schuylerville today at 4 p.m.

Results (TH listed first): Ben Anderson lost to Ethan Schrammel 0-6, 4-6; Charles Howard def. Ringo Hartenberg 6-2, 6-4; Jacob Hathaway def. Luke Borgos 6-0, 6-0; Hunter Gardner def. Heath Borgos 6-0, 6-2; Danny First def. Nick Westfall 6-3, 6-2; Doubles: Alex Chamberlin/Martin Schmitt def. Nick West/Avery Wiggins 7-6 (7-5), 2-6, 7-6 (7-5); Chris Russell/Kirsten Johnson lost to Vincent Westfall/Evan Wiggins 0-6, 1-6.

No. 5 CBA 4 , No. 4 Ichabod Crane 3

VALATIE — The No. 4 Ichabod Crane Riders saw their season come to a close Monday afternoon with a 4-3 loss to No. 5 CBA in the quarterfinals of the Section II, Class B tennis tournament.

Ichabod Crane finishes 4-7.

Results (ICC listed first): Jan Karl Galia lost to Mike Kendrick 2-6, 1-6; Brody Chandler lost to Spencer Smith 3-6, 5-7; Danny Curry lost to Brandon Henges 2-6, 2-6; Nick Spensieri lost to Nate Raia 3-6, 1-6; Brett Richards def. Will Zaccaria 6-1, 6-4; Doubles: Sean Mueller/Harrison Puckett def. John Dailey/Brandon Morhoff 4-6, 6-2, 6-2; Donte Northrup/James Konderwich def. Christian Jarockie/George Reynolds-Cotzas 6-2, 6-4.


Greenville 6, Coxsackie-Athens 1

COXSACKIE — Milton Edmonds sparked the Greenville Spartans to a 6-1 victory over the Coxsackie-Athens Indians in Patroon Conference baseball action Monday.

Greenville got on the board in the first inning after a Liam Krasney grounder to Adam Evans was misplayed, allowing him to reach safely and Milton Edmonds to score.

The Spartans added another run in the second off an Isaiah Edmonds double to left field that drove in Ryan McAneny.

The errors continued to plague the Indians, with another mistake leading to two more Greenville runs, giving the Spartans a 4-0 leading entering the fifth.

The Indians were able to add one run in the sixth inning with an RBI single by Michael Petramale, but it wasn’t enough with the Spartans adding two runs in the seventh to capture a 6-1 victory.

Edmonds finished the day 3 for 4 with two doubles. On the hill, he tossed seven innings, allowing one unearned run off four hits while punching out 11.

Cole Ackerman, Seamus Kappel and Isaiah Edmonds each added RBI doubles in the win.

For the Indians, Aiden Boehm finished 1 for 3 with a double and Michael Petramale was assessed the loss, going seven innings and allowing six runs — two earned — off six hits while striking out two.

Coxsackie-Athens and Greenville meet again today at 4:15 p.m.


Maple Hill 9, Green Tech 1

ALBANY — A trio of Maple Hill pitchers combined to throw a no-hitter as the Wildcats defeated Green Tech 9-1 on Monday in Patroon Conference varsity baseball.

Nick Butler (5 innings), Christian Beber (1 1/3 IP) and James Miller (2/3 IP) shared mound duties. The trio struck out 11, walked four and surrendered an unearned run.

Butler had a day at the plate, hitting a home run, a triple and a single with four RBI and two runs scored. Tyler Hanrahan added two singles while Beber, Kyle Tedford, Quinn Pratico and Jeffrey Huskie each singled.

Maple Hill (13-5, 10-5 Patroon) takes on Chatham today at home at 4:15 p.m.


Hudson 14, Catskill 3

HUDSON — Hudson scored in every inning en route to handing Catskill a 14-3 loss on Monday in Patroon Conference varsity baseball.

The win clinched the Patroon Conference championship as Coxsackie-Athens fell to Greenville on Monday.

C-A and Hudson were tied atop the standings entering the day.

Jeremy Cramer hit a home run, single four RBI and had two runs scored to lead Hudson. Charles Goodermote added a double, Jack Moon and Mark Tomaso two singles each, and Matt Sweet, Nick Bernockie and Steve Bowes had a single apiece.

Bowes earned the win on the mound, surrendering three runs — two earned — on six hits and one walk with six strikeouts. Jeremy Crame closed out the final inning with two strikeouts.

Devon Haye and Addison Allen shared time on the mound for Catskill, striking out two, walking eight and giving up 10 hits.

Allen had two singles as Billy Fitzmaurice, Justin Worth, Haye and RJ Manchester each singled.



Maple Hill 6, Cairo-Durham 3, 8 innings

CAIRO — Kenzie Seymour’s three-run home run in extra innings pushed the Maple Hill Lady Wildcats past the Cairo-Durham Lady Mustangs 6-3 in Patroon Conference softball action Monday.

Cairo-Durham got on the board first in the fifth inning. With runners on second and third, Holly Kleinmeier capitalized with an RBI single to centerfield, driving in Jolie Poulsen.

Cairo-Durham extended its lead in the sixth with an RBI single from Jolie Poulsen.

Down 3-0, the Lady Wildcats battled back in the seventh, with Jolie Poulsen walking the bases loaded and subsequently walking a run in to narrow the lead to 3-1. Mikaila Maier made it a one-run game with an RBI single, driving in Statia Walker.

With the bases loaded and one out, Tara Smith grounded into a double play, but Paige Bleau was able to score, tying the game up.

In the eighth, Elisabeth Brahm led the inning off with a single and Alysa Houghtaling walked, giving MH two runners on and one out. Seymour capitalized with a home run to centerfield for the victory.

For Maple Hill, Alysa Houghtaling went the distance giving up three runs — one earned — off six hits while punching out eight.

At the dish for the Lady Wildcats, Seymour finished 2 for 3 with a home run and three RBI. Houghtaling and Brahm each added two hits.

For Cairo-Durham, Xxaria Makely led the offense with two singles and Kleinmeier and Jolie Poulsen provided the runs with RBI singles.

Maple Hill (14-3) hosts Tamarac on Wednesday at 4:15 p.m.

Chatham 14, Catskill 1

CATSKILL — The Chatham Lady Panthers cruised to a 14-1 victory over the Catskill Lady Cats in Patroon Conference softball action.

Senior Megan Gilligan led the way with a perfect day at the dish, going 4-for-4 with three singles, a double and five RBI. Jenna Skype also had a solid day going 2-for-4 with two doubles and five RBI.

On the hill, Skype tossed five innings and allowed one run on six hits while striking out four.

For Catskill, Maci Mosher finished 2-for-3 with a single and a double.

Chatham (10-3) takes on Hudson today at Plumeri Sports Complex at 6:30 p.m. Meanwhile, Catskill (3-10) travels to Coxsackie-Athens today at 4:15 p.m.


BOYS: Cairo-Durham 97, New Lebanon 9; Coxsackie-Athens 121, New Lebanon 9; Coxsackie-Athens 83.5, Cairo-Durham 57.5; Coxsackie-Athens 128, Windham-Ashland-Jewett 9; WIndham-Ashland-Jewett 43, New Lebanon 12

GIRLS: Coxsackie-Athens 73, Cairo-Durham 67; Coxsackie-Athens 112, New Lebanon 27; Coxsackie-Athens 98.5, Windham-Ashland-Jewett 39.5; Cairo-Durham 93.5, New Lebanon 30.5; Windham-Ashland-Jewett 60, New Lebanon 45

CAIRO — The Cairo-Durham Mustangs hosted Coxsackie-Athens, Windham-Ashland-Jewett, and New Lebanon for a Patroon Conference track and field meet Monday afternoon.

The Coxsackie-Athens Indians completed the sweep, defeating New Lebanon 121-9, Windham-Ashland-Jewett 128-9, and Cairo-Durham 83.5-57.5. The Mustangs grabbed a win over New Lebanon 97-9 and Windha cruised past New Lebanon 43-12.

On the girls side, the Lady Indians completed the sweep, edging Cairo-Durham 73-67, cruising past New Lebanon 112-27 and defeating Windham 98.5-39.5. The Lady Mustangs defeated New Lebanon 93.5-30.5, and Windham defeated New Lebanon 60-45.

Boys winners: 4x800—Cairo-Durham, 9:12; 110H—Marx, CA, 16.6; 100—Briody, CD, 11.6; 1600—Burke, CA, 4:59; 4x100—Coxsackie-Athens, 48.2; 400M—Constantino, CA, 55.2; 400H—Handel, CD, 1:05; 800—DiGiovanni, CD, 2:14; 200—Briody, CD, 24.6; 3200—Burke, CA, 11:39; 4x400—Cairo-Durham 4:06; Long Jump—White, CA, 17—8.5; Triple Jump—Wolbert, CA, 33—9; High Jump—Marx, CA, 5—8; Discus—Byrne, CD, 111—11; Shot Put—Brea, CA, 35—6.

Girls winners: 4x800—Cairo-Durham, 10:54; 100H—Terrill, WAJ, 17.9; 100M—Gonzalez, WAJ, 12.8; 1500—Sosa, CA, 5:36; 4x100—Coxsackie-Athens, 55.3; 400M—Makely, CD, 64.0; 400H—Soto, CA, 1:16; 800—Sosa, CA, 2:36; 200—Gonzalez, WAJ, 27.4; 3000—Rohan, CD, 12:37; 4x400—Coxsackie-Athens, 4:30; Long Jump—Diaz, CD, 12—9; High Jump—Matter, CA, 4—8; Triple Jump—Terrill, WAJ, 29—3.75; Discus—Markiewitz, CD, 87—3; Shot Put—Markiewitz, CD, 27—10.25


Blackhawks 12, Force 2

KINDERHOOK — The Eastern New York Blackhawks 11U beat the Fulmont Force 11U by mercy rule, 12-2, after seven innings over the weekend.

The game was played at Rothermel Park in the Village of Kinderhook, giving the Blackhawks a home win on Mother’s Day.

Jarrett Haggerty started on the mound for the Blackhawks and earned the victory, going three innings, allowing one run, no hits and six walks with seven strikeouts. Dominic Pelizza pitched the final four innings of the game for the Blackhawks, allowing three hits and two walks with four Ks.

Cameron Daus scored quickly for Fulmont in the first inning. The Force didn’t score again until the sixth inning when Schuyler White came across the plate on a single that was hit by Blaine Herrick.

Fulmont combined three pitchers for the game, allowing 11 hits and 12 runs. They struck out eight and walked eight.

Max Frering led the offense for the Blackhawks, driving in three RBI on three hits. Pelizza had a double and a single, Maxwell Friedman, Kyle Danforth, Haggerty, Jacob Carroll, Devin Scali, Ryder Herchenroder and Brandon DaCosta all singled with Pelizza, Friedman, Danforth, Carroll and Scali getting an RBI.

The Blackhawks remain undefeated in the Eastern New York Travel Baseball League. Their next game is Sunday in Cohoes against the Cohoes Mastodons.