The Maple Hill girls basketball team took a 14-8 lead in the first quarter and never looked back in defeating Coxsackie-Athens 70-17 on the second day of the Patroon Conference Coaches vs. Cancer showcase Sunday, Jan. 27, at Columbia-Greene Community College.
Lauryn Smith led a balanced attack with 13 points for the Wildcats, who put the game out of reach by outscoring Coxsackie-Athens 56-9 over the final three quarters. Karsyn Berger contributed nine points, while three other Maple Hill players – Natasha Strock, Shannon Tacy and Abby Utter – all added eight points.
Ryan Carroll netted eight points for Coxsackie-Athens.
On the boys’ side, Maple Hill defeated Coxsackie-Athens 68-53 behind 15 points from Tyler Hanrahan and 14 points from Evan Kulpa. Killian Schrader led Coxsackie-Athens with 23 points.
Greenville scored 26 points in the fourth quarter to rally past Cairo-Durham 74-69. Damien Fiducia poured in 22 points, and Keenan Mulholland contributed 16 points for the Spartans, who trailed 50-48 entering the final period.
Louis Laregina had 24 points to lead four players in double digits for Cairo-Durham.