CRARYVILLE — The Greenville Spartans paid the Titans of Taconic Hills a visit Friday night and left with a blowout victory in their Patroon Conference matchup, 87-32.

Greenville’s Damien Fiducia led the way with 19 points through only three quarters of play. This one was close through one quarter with the Titans trailing 12-9 after the first.

Both teams did take a while to settle into their play styles, and it was only a seven point game with 3:45 left in the first half. However, by the time that 3:45 was down to zero, the Spartans doubled their lead and went into halftime winning by 14.

As the second half started, Greenville went on an 11-2 run which forced a timeout by Taconic Hills at 5:28. The Titans could not regroup after this short break, and were outscored 28-2 in the third quarter.

The Spartans took this 40-point lead into the fourth period and showed no signs of slowing down. Their defense continued to press the Titans’ possessions and force bad passes to intercept and get easy buckets.

From inbound passes, in the post, and around the perimeter, Taconic Hills was being overrun and outclassed. With time left on the clock for one possession, Greenville finally showed some restraint and decided to just dribble out the clock.

At the end of the cold, rainy night, the Spartans headed back to the buses with their fifth straight victory and a weekend off.

Damien Fiducia’ 19 points led the Spartans (4-0, 5-0). Jackson Makely added 11 and Miles Weiss had 10, all in the fourth quarter.

Zach Colwell led Taconic Hills with eight points.

GREENVILLE (87): Fiducia 7-2-19, Weis 5-0-10, Nicosia 1-5-7, Mitchell 2-0-5, Benning 3-0-6, Smith 2-0-6, Makely 5-1-11, Biernacki 4-0-9, Lewis 3-2-8, O’Connor 1-0-3, Vollmer 1-0-3. Totals 34-10-87.

3-pointers: Fiducia 3, Smith 2, Mitchell, Biernacki, O’Connor, Vollmer.

TACONIC HILLS (32): Van Alstyne 2-0-6, Colwell 1-6-8, Preusser 1-2-4, Bradway 2-0-4, Winters 1-0-3, Myers 0-1-1, Atwood 0-2-2, Krzeminski 2-0-4. Totals 9-11-32.

3-pointers: Van Alstyne 2, Winters.

Catskill 80, Maple Hill 58

CASTLETON — Catskill’s 1-2 punch of DeVon Haye and Lavon Fernandez combined for 57 points to spark Catskill to an 80-58 victory over Maple Hill in Friday’s Patroon Conference boys basketball game.

Haye finished with 31 and Fernandez had 26, but Catskill got all they could handle and then same from Maple Hill, which shared a piece of the league title with the Cats last year.

The Cats, whose average margin of victory through the first three games was 43 points, led 17-12 after one quarter and 30-26 at halftime. Maple Hill was still within 54-45 after three quarters, but Catskill went on to outscore the Wildcats 26-13 over the final eight minutes to earn its fourth victory without a loss.

Leviticus Johnson added 15 points to the Cats’ attack.

Rian Lewett led Maple Hill with 21 points. Dominic Hirschoff added 12 and Blaker Decker chipped in with 11.

MAPLE HILL (58): Jewett 9-2-21, Sober 2-0-4, Hirschoff 4-1-12, Sherwood 1-0-2, Marra 2-4-8, Decker 5-1-11. Totals 23-8-58.

3-pointers: Hirschoff 4, Jewett.

CATSKILL (80): Chrsitian 3-0-7, Johnson 7-1-15, Fernandez 11-4-26, Lowe-Scott 0-1-1, Haye 13-2-31. Totals 34-8-80.

3-pointers: Haye 3, Christian.

Hudson 74, Chatham 60

HUDSON — Hudson jumped out to a 24-9 after one qarter of play and went on to defeat Chatham, 74-60, in Friday’s Patroon Conference boys basketball game.

Chatham fought back to within 38-30 at halftime, but the Bleuahwks outscored the Panthers 15-12 in the third stanza and 21-18 in the fourth to close the show.

Dayquan Griffin’s 21 points topped Hudson (3-1, 3-2). Noah Hedgepeth contributed 14 and Isaiah Maines had 12.

Chatham’s top scorer was Jayshawn Williams, who produced 18 points. Quinten Kastner added 10.

CHATHAM (60): Gregg 4-0-9, K. Jeralds 3-0-6, Kastner 5-0-10, Talbott 4-0-9, Thorsen 1-0-2, Van Tassel 2-2-6, Williams 8-0-18. Totals 27-2-60.

3-pointers: Williams 2, Talbott, Gregg.

HUDSON (74): Anderson 2-0-4, DeJesus 1-0-2, Gordon 2-0-4, Gorman 2-0-6, Griffin 9-3-21, Hedgepeth 5-2-14, Johnson 2-0-4, Maines 6-0-12, Rmano 2-2-7. Totals 31-7-74.

3-pointers: Gorman 2, Hedgepeth 2, Romano.

Coxsackie-Athens 60, Rensselaer 58

COXSACKIE — Coxsackie-Athens earned its first victory of the season on Friday, edging Rensselaer, 60-58, in Patroon Conference boys basketball action.

Killian Schrader led the Indians (1-2) with 14 points. Josh Kiefer chipped in with 11 and Aiden Boehm had 10.


RENSSELAER (58): Baker 0-1-1, Johnson 4-8-16, Lockhart 6-1-15, Nixon 2-0-4, Sullivan 5-0-10, Wright 4-3-12. Totals 21-13-58.

3-pointers: Lockhart 2, Wright.

COXSACKIE-ATHENS (60): Boehm 5-0-10, Carroll 2-3-7, Hynes 3-0-7, Kiefer 3-5-11, Roe 1-0-3, KAne Schrader 3-0-6, Killian Schrader 4-5-14, Simmons 1-0-2. Totals 22-13-60.

3-pointers: Hynes, Roe, Killian Schrader.


Germantown 86, Heatly 25

GREEN ISLAND — Bryan Bathrick scored a game-high 20 points as Germantown rolled to an 86-25 Central Hudson Valley League boys basketball victory over Heatly on Friday.

Dylan Mayr had 19 points for the Clippers. Robbie Eaton added 16 and Jace Anderson 15.

Jacob Sedgwick’s eight points topped Heatly with eight points.

GERMANTOWN (86): Hoffman 3-0-7, Eaton 6-2-16, Mayr 7-5-19, Hohensheldt 0-1-1, Anderson 7-1-15, Bathrick 8-3-20, McKinney 3-2-8. Totals 34-14-86.

3-pointers: Hoffman, Bathrick.

HEATLY (25): J. Sedgwick 3-0-8, Sagendorf 2-0-4, R. Sedgwick 1-1-3, Carl 1-0-2, Delgado 3-0-6, Boodrow 1-0-2. Totals 11-1-25.

3-pointers: J. Sedgwick 2.

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