By ROB JONAS
RENSSELAER – The Maple Hill girls basketball team jumped out to an 18-7 lead in the first quarter and fended off several Rensselaer rallies to defeat the Rams 56-45 on Senior Night Friday, Feb. 8.
The victory capped an undefeated league season for Maple Hill. The Wildcats now await their seeding for the Section 2 Class C tournament, which will be determined next week.
“I’ve seen [the top contenders] play, and especially in girls basketball, if one team gets hot, that’s the way it goes,” said Maple Hill head coach Seth Hendrick. Continue reading “Scenes from Patroon Conference basketball: Maple Hill girls defeat Rensselaer on Senior Night”
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”
Maple Hill built a 20-1 lead in the first quarter and cruised to a 44-15 victory over Catskill Tuesday, Dec. 4, in a Patroon Conference girls basketball game.
Lydia Chittenden had 13 points to lead a balanced Maple Hill offense, while Natasha Strock pulled down 10 rebounds. Paige Bleau and Abby Utter each added six points for the Wildcats.
No player scored more than three points for Catskill.