MECHANICVILLE — Trey Smith took medalist honors with a 79 to lead Greenville to the team title at the Section II Class C/D Golf Championships on Tuesday at The Fairways of Halfmoon.

Greenville finished with a team score of 268 to beat out Saratoga Catholic, which posted a 281.

Smith will advance to the next round of sectional play, along with Markham Daly (87) of Maple Hill and Ryan Arp (90) of Greenville.



ICC 7, Ravena 0

VALATIE — Unbeaten Ichabod Crane will play for its fourth consecutive Section II Class B girls tennis title after defeat Ravena, 7-0, in Tuesday’s semifinal round.

The Riders were slated to play either Greenville or Coxsackie-Athens for the Section II title on Wednesday.


Singles: Elise Brennan (Ichabod Crane) defeated Elizabeth Robertson (Ravena) 6-0, 6-0; Gianna Sandagato (Ichabod Crane) defeated Alivia Ortiz (Ravena) 6-2, 6-0; Samantha Lantzy(Ichabod Crane) d. Hailey Tracey (Ravena) 6-0, 6-0; Maya Brennan (Ichabod Crane) defeated Jessica Diaz (Ravena) 6-0, 6-0; Zoe Geiger (Ichabod Crane) defeated Ariana Wolfe (Ravena) 6-3, 6-1.

Doubles: Shannon Ingham & Amara Gabriel (Ichabod Crane) defeated Hannah Ryan & Nina Kozlowski (Ravena) 6-2, 6-1; Reese Slade & Elizabeth Spensieri (Ichabod Crane) defeated Emily Robbins & Kayla Stanton(Ravena) 6-3, 6-1.



ICC 3, V’ville 0

VALATIE — On a night when the Ichabod Crane Girls Volleyball team was raising money for breast cancer research they also recognized their five seniors: Ashleigh Gerkman, Bridget Duso, Clare Knapp, Katie Heimroth and Piper DeKraai.

“It was a big night for our program, the girls put a lot of work in to make this a special day,” Ichabod Crane coach Adam Vooris said. “To be able to raise awareness for breast cancer while celebrating the seniors on the same night and to top it all off with a win made today special.”

The team was able to collect over $250 on the night which will go to the SideOut Foundation. The teams overall goal is to raise $2000. The funds will specifically go to the research of metastatic breast cancer.

The lead organizer from the volleyball team was senior Bridget Duso.

“Bridget was the driving force in this years Go Pink campaign,” Vooris said. “She is very passionate about the cause and helping raise awareness and funds for ongoing research.”

With the gym decorated in pink with posters of the Seniors hung in the gym, the Riders took the court. In front of a huge crowd of family and friends they defeated Voorheesville by set scores of 25-17, 25-11 and 25-15.

Emma Scheitinger led the way with 8 Aces and 7 Kills. Clare Knapp had 6 Aces, 3 Kills and 9 Assists.

“Our Seniors play a huge roll in our success,” Vooris said. “Clare, Ashleigh, Bridget, Piper and Katie are high character kids who make their school, team and family proud.”

Ichabod Crane improved to 11-2, while Voorheesville dropped to 6-5.



Red Hook 1, TH 0

CRARYVILLE — Kylee Knuschke’s goal with 9:42 remaining in the game gave Red Hook a 1-0 victory over Taconic Hills in Tuesday’s Mid-Hudson Athletic League field hockey action.

Red Hook outshot Taconic Hills, 10-1, and held a 9-1 advantage in penalty corners.

Grace Alvarez had seven saves for the Titans (3-1-2, 6-4-2 overall). Abby Scott stopped one shot for the Raiders (3-2, 5-3 overall).

“Red Hook’s midfield did a great job of intercepting our passes and seemed to be one step ahead of us today,” Titans coach Angela Webster said. “Our defense put forth a solid effort stopping Red Hook’s offense on well executed corners.”



Russo sets record

COPAKE — Taconic Hills’ Eli Russo set a course record at Roe Jan Park with a time of 17:24 to highlight Tuesday’ Patroon Conference cross country meet.

Rensselaer earned wins over Hawthorne Valley and Taconic Hills, while Hawthorne Valley defeated Loudonville Christian. Taconic Hills and Loudonville Christian both ran with incomplete squads.


Eli Russo (TH) 17:24 (course record); Oliver Towe (HV) 18:57; Ethan Orsing (LC) 20:31; Ryan Slingerman (R) 21:08; Malachi Spickeman (R) 21:49; John Burfeind (TH) 22:07; Hugo Crane (HV) 22:15; Hawthorne Valley 22:50; Connor Hill (R) 23:23; James Hurley (R) 23:51.

Hudson, C-D at Windham

WINDHAM — Cairo-Durham’s Minhtri Dinh won the boys race and Hudson’s Autumn Hopkins took first in the girls race during Tuesday’s cross country meet.

The Cairo-Durham, Hudson and Windham boys all ran with incomplete squads. In the girls race, Cairo-Durham defeated Hudson, 15-50. Hudson and Windham ran with incomplete squads.



Minhtri Dinh (CD) 21:30; Riley Taylor (H) 22:22; Andrew Esslie (CD) 29:48.


Autumn Hopkins (H) 27:11; Allie McGiffort (CD) 27:23; Mikaela Khadijah (CD) 30:25; Isabelle Neves (CD) 31:06; Tashana James (CD) 33:08; Kaylan Rennig (CD) 33:25.

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