Category: Patroon Conference

Patroon Conference girls basketball: Strong start propels Greenville past Coxsackie-Athens

Greenville jumped out to a 15-6 lead in the first quarter and cruised to a 56-34 victory over Coxsackie-Athens Friday, Jan. 18, in a Patroon Conference girls basketball game.

Natalie Krasney poured in 23 points to lead the Spartans, who extended their lead to 16 points at halftime. Isabella Trostle contributed 12 points.

Tori Brockett and Ryan Carroll each scored 10 points for Coxsackie-Athens. Continue reading “Patroon Conference girls basketball: Strong start propels Greenville past Coxsackie-Athens”

Patroon Conference boys basketball: Maple Hill handles Catskill

The Maple Hill boys basketball team moved into a tie with Catskill for first place in the Patroon Conference with a 73-60 over the Cats Wednesday, Jan. 16, in Schodack.

Nate Mannion and Quinn Pratico each scored 20 points for the Wildcats (9-2 league, 12-2 overall), who put the game out of reach with a 24-point fourth quarter. Rian Jewett added 11 points.

Justice Brantley scored 17 points for Catskill (9-2, 12-3), while Bervonis Donely and Devon Haye each contributed 12 points. Continue reading “Patroon Conference boys basketball: Maple Hill handles Catskill”

Patroon Conference girls basketball: Maple Hill surges past Catskill

Maple Hill used a 16-3 run in the third quarter to pull away for a 58-36 victory over Catskill Tuesday, Jan. 15, in a Patroon Conference girls basketball game.

Lydia Chittenden and Natasha Strock each scored 14 points for the Wildcats, who led 28-24 at halftime. Lauryn Smith contributed 10 points in the victory.

Ashley Shook had 14 points, and Janay Brantley added 12 points for Catskill. Continue reading “Patroon Conference girls basketball: Maple Hill surges past Catskill”

Section 2 wrestling: Hadley-Luzerne/Lake George prevails at Joe McCabe Invitational

Hadley-Luzerne/Lake George held on to win the team title at the Joe McCabe Invitational wrestling tournament Saturday, Jan. 12, at Maple Hill High School in Schodack.

The War Eagles finished with 219.5 points, 11 points ahead of runner-up Watervliet and 22 points ahead of third-place Columbia.

Coxsackie-Athens placed sixth in the team standings, but had the most individual champions with three. Logan Campbell pinned Columbia’s Michael Yelle midway through the first period to claim the 113-pound division title, while Marc Martinez earned a first-period fall over Hadley-Luzerne/Lake George’s William Mitcham for the 285-pound championship. Devon Shader edged Whitehall-Fort Ann’s Brendan Covey 5-4 for the 195-pound division title.

Several schools had two individual champions, including Hadley-Luzerne/Lake George, Watervliet, Columbia and Maple Hill. Continue reading “Section 2 wrestling: Hadley-Luzerne/Lake George prevails at Joe McCabe Invitational”

Patroon Conference girls basketball: Maple Hill cruises past Chatham

Maple Hill jumped out to a 20-5 lead in the first quarter and cruised to a 55-41 victory over Chatham in a Patroon Conference girls basketball game Friday, Jan. 11.

Stacia Coyne netted 14 points, and Lauryn Smith contributed 12 points for the Wildcats, who remained undefeated in league play. Naveah Daigle had nine points for Chatham.

Second-place Hudson kept pace with Maple Hill by defeating Cairo-Durham 61-49. Deja Beauford and Jenaya Robinson each scored 20 points for the Blue Hawks, who pulled away by outscoring Cairo-Durham 21-12 in the fourth quarter.

Jolie Polsen led Cairo-Durham with 18 points, while Arianna Myers chipped in with 13 points. Continue reading “Patroon Conference girls basketball: Maple Hill cruises past Chatham”

Patroon Conference wrestling: Six Coxsackie-Athens wrestlers register pins in victory over Catskill

Six Coxsackie-Athens wrestlers earned pins to lead the Indians to a 66-22 victory over Catskill Thursday, Jan. 10, in a Patroon Conference match.

Schuyler Caringi (126 pounds), Devon Shader (195) and Marc Martinez (285) recorded first period falls for the Indians. Jacob Warren (160) pinned his opponent late in the second period, while Colin Riley (152) and Colby Lord (182) secured their pins early in the third period of their bouts.

Dan Smith (99 pounds), Jessie Davies (145) and Richie Forbes (170) won by falls for Catskill. Continue reading “Patroon Conference wrestling: Six Coxsackie-Athens wrestlers register pins in victory over Catskill”

Patroon Conference girls basketball: Maple Hill handles Hudson

Maple Hill remained undefeated in the Patroon Conference with a 53-37 victory over Hudson Wednesday, Jan. 9, in a girls basketball game.

Jenna Hoffman led a balanced attack with 10 points for Maple Hill (10-0 league, 11-1 overall), which took command by outscoring Hudson 28-14 over the course of the second and third quarters. Lydia Chittenden and Abby Utter each contributed eight points.

Deja Beauford poured in 19 points for Hudson (8-2). Continue reading “Patroon Conference girls basketball: Maple Hill handles Hudson”

Joseph Girard III named Class B football Co-Player of the Year in New York state

Glens Falls quarterback Joseph Girard III was named the Class B Co-Player of the Year for the second year in a row when the New York State Sportswriters Association revealed its small school all-state football teams Tuesday, Jan. 8.

Girard threw for 3,084 yards and 36 touchdowns against six interceptions to lead the Indians to their second state Class B title in three years. He also carried the ball 107 times for 395 yards and 13 touchdowns, and he had three touchdowns on defense and special teams.

Girard split Player of the Year honors with Batavia running back Ray Leach, who set Section 5 records for rushing yards, touchdowns and points scored in leading the Blue Devils to the state final against Glens Falls.

Glens Falls kicker Sam Hogan and Hudson linebacker Spencer Goldstein were first team all-state selections in Class B. Hogan converted 57 extra point kicks and added a pair of field goals, while Goldstein was one of the top defenders for a Hudson team that finished second in the Reinfurt Division. Continue reading “Joseph Girard III named Class B football Co-Player of the Year in New York state”

Maple Hill basketball teams sweep Rensselaer at Coaches vs. Cancer Day

Maple Hill hosted its annual Coaches vs. Cancer Day Saturday, Jan. 5, with a full day of basketball games.

After the modified and junior varsity squads played, it was time for the varsity boys and girls teams to face Patroon Conference rival Rensselaer. The boys basketball team took the court first and pulled away for a 53-37 victory over the Rams.

Maple Hill grabbed a 15-8 lead in the first quarter and padded its advantage by outscoring Rensselaer 28-16 over the next two periods. The Wildcats’ defense played a major role, as it limited the Rams to a total of 13 field goals over the full four quarters. Continue reading “Maple Hill basketball teams sweep Rensselaer at Coaches vs. Cancer Day”

Patroon Conference wrestling: Coxsackie-Athens returns from break with win on Military Appreciation Night

Following an eighth-place finish at the Teike-Bernabi Tournament outside of Rochester last week, the Coxsackie-Athens wrestling team returned to Patroon Conference action with a 69-17 victory over Greenville on Military Appreciation Night Thursday, Jan. 3.

Logan Campbell (113 pounds), Tommy Notabartolo (120), Schuyler Caringi (126), Colin Riley (152) and Dakota Anatriello (195) all pinned their opponents to lead Coxsackie-Athens. Kieran Cullen (99) won by fall, and Aiden Cullen (132) earned a technical fall for Greenville. Continue reading “Patroon Conference wrestling: Coxsackie-Athens returns from break with win on Military Appreciation Night”