Category: Cairo-Durham

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”

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: Coxsackie-Athens cruises past Cairo-Durham

Coxsackie-Athens closed out the December portion of its dual meet schedule with a 72-15 victory over Cairo-Durham Thursday, Dec. 20, in a Patroon Conference wrestling match.

Six wrestlers earned pins for Coxsackie-Athens – Tommy Nato (126 pounds), Noah Bartels (138), Colin Riley (152), Jake Warren (160), Dakota Antriello (220) and Marc Martinez (285). Four of the Indians’ six pins happened in the first period.

Richie Savoia (145 pounds) won by fall for Cairo-Durham. Continue reading “Patroon Conference wrestling: Coxsackie-Athens cruises past Cairo-Durham”

Patroon Conference girls basketball: Chatham rallies past Catskill; Maple Hill rolls past Albany Leadership

Chatham outscored Catskill 17-9 in the fourth quarter to pull out a 41-33 victory over the Cats Tuesday, Dec. 18, in a Patroon Conference girls basketball game.

Naveah Daigle netted 14 points, while Hailey Cascioli and Hannah Taylor each added eight points for Chatham. Ashley Shook led Catskill with 14 points, including four three-pointers.

Elsewhere in the Patroon Conference, Maple Hill jumped out to a 22-3 lead in the first quarter and cruised to a 78-16 victory over Albany Leadership Academy for Girls. Continue reading “Patroon Conference girls basketball: Chatham rallies past Catskill; Maple Hill rolls past Albany Leadership”

Patroon Conference girls basketball: Maple Hill shuts down Greenville; Taconic Hills wins in OT

Maple Hill’s defense limited Greenville to less than seven points in each quarter as the Wildcats pulled away for a 40-15 victory over the Spartans Wednesday, Dec. 12, in a Patroon Conference girls basketball game.

Maple Hill had a difficult time pulling away from Greenville in the first half, but the Wildcats broke the game open with a 16-6 run in the third quarter that gave them a 28-13 lead.

Natasha Strock had seven points, eight rebounds, two assists and two blocked shots to lead a balanced attack for Maple Hill, which remained undefeated after five league games. Paige Bleau and Lydia Chittenden each contributed six points.

Skyla VanVleet netted seven points for Greenville. Continue reading “Patroon Conference girls basketball: Maple Hill shuts down Greenville; Taconic Hills wins in OT”

Patroon Conference girls basketball preview: Cairo-Durham Mustangs

Team: Cairo-Durham

Head coach: Anne Mudge

Playoff results: Won Sectional play-in game; lost in first round

Returning players: Jolie Polsen (senior guard/forward), Asimone Smith (senior forward), Arianna Myers (freshman forward) Continue reading “Patroon Conference girls basketball preview: Cairo-Durham Mustangs”

Patroon Conference bowling preview: Cairo-Durham Mustangs

Cairo-Durham logoTeam: Cairo-Durham

Head coach: Matt Brooks

Last year’s record: 22-25-1 in individual games; 5-7 in overall match play

Playoff result: Finished in the middle of the pack at Section 2 Class C championships

Returning starters
Phil Decker – No. 1 bowler on the roster; 202 average last year, high game of 299
Chris Morse – No. 2 bowler on the roster
Noah Warner – No. 3; up from No. 6 last year
Steven Maggio – No. 4; up from No. 7 last year
Nathaniel Woodcock – returning sophomore; ranked No. 5 on the team, up from No. 10 last year
Alexis Burnett – returning senior; earned No. 6 position this year after barely missing top six last year

Graduated: James Briody – No. 3 bowler last year; 166 average

Newcomer: Josh Matteson – Ranked just outside top six with a 105 average

Coach’s comments: “[We’re] looking to improve on a fourth-place finish in the Patroon Conference last year. Counting on experience and upperclassmen leadership, this team should compete all year with many returning bowlers.”

 

A look back at the Section 2 Cross Country Championships

By ROB JONAS

SARATOGA SPRINGS – One race lived up to its pre-event billing, while another showdown never materialized at Friday’s Section 2 Cross Country Championships at a soggy Saratoga Spa State Park.

The Class A boys race turned into a battle royale between Shenendehowa and Saratoga Springs, with the Plainsmen pulling out a three-point victory over the Blue Streaks, 60-63. Saratoga had two of the top four runners in the race, but Shen’s pack mentality proved to be the deciding factor.

“Our sixth and seventh runners beat Saratoga’s fifth runner. That was the game right there,” said Shen boys head coach Lance Jordan. Continue reading “A look back at the Section 2 Cross Country Championships”

Patroon Conference girls soccer: Taconic Hills edges Cairo-Durham on Senior Night

Taconic Hills avenged an earlier 3-0 loss to Cairo-Durham by defeating the Mustangs 1-0 Thursday, Oct. 11, in a Patroon Conference girls soccer game.

The Titans held possession for much of the match, but they didn’t get on the scoreboard until Chandler Hoose scored with 18:41 left in the second half off a pass from Macayla Sparacino.

Cairo-Durham goalkeeper Amber Powell stopped 14 shots.

Patroon Conference boys soccer: Guillermo Menendez’s OT goal lifts Taconic Hills past Cairo-Durham

Guillermo Menendez scored the game-winning goal with three minutes left in the second overtime period to lift Taconic Hills to a 3-2 victory over Cairo-Durham Thursday, Oct. 4, in a Patroon Conference boys soccer game.

Diego Rivera tied the score at 2-2 for Cairo-Durham with 11 minutes left in regulation. The two sides battled through the first 10-minute overtime period before Menendez received Chris Davis’ crossing pass inside the box and shot the ball into the net.

Davis and Kolby Clegg each scored within the first 10 minutes of the second half to give Taconic Hills a 2-0 lead. Richie Savoia got Cairo-Durham on the scoreboard with 29 minutes left in the half off an assist from Corbin Rivenburg.