Lorraine Brady ended her Empire State Games tennis coaching career the same way she started: as a gold-medalist. Brady's scholastic women's team completed round-robin play with a 5-0 record, thanks to a win over Central yesterday. The Hudson Valley has won six titles under Brady's 12-year watch, including the last two.

Lorraine Brady ended her Empire State Games tennis coaching career the same way she started: as a gold-medalist. Brady's scholastic women's team completed round-robin play with a 5-0 record, thanks to a win over Central yesterday. The Hudson Valley has won six titles under Brady's 12-year watch, including the last two.

"It's excellent "¦ nothing better,'' Brady said of her farewell turn as coach. "I feel probably as thrilled as the players do. It's nice to go out with a medal; the gold, that's icing on the cake.''

Faith Broderick of Washingtonville, utilizing a potent one-handed backhand, won all five of her matches at No. 2 singles. Danielle Crill of Cornwall and Elora Benfer of Marlboro posted a 4-1 record at first doubles, including a 3½ hour win over a Western pair on Friday. Gabrielle Murphy-Goldberg of Burke Catholic and Christine Krasinski of Warwick went 5-0 at second doubles.

Justin Satkowski, a player whom Brady cut from her 2001 men's tryouts, won a gold medal in his first run as scholastic men's coach — it was the first time the Valley men have won gold in 18 years of the event.

The Valley beat Central in the morning, forcing an afternoon tie-breaker showdown with Western. The Valley avenged its only round-robin defeat by sweeping the singles action and prevailing, 3-2.

Elliott Fanshel of Kingston avenged his only singles loss at No. 1 and Matt Burns of Minisink Valley gutted out a 6-4, 7-5 win at No. 3 to clinch the victory. Mike Pfister and David Pfister of Stone Ridge posted the second-best record in the doubles tourney.

Track and field

Rory Quiller of West Point set a Games record with his leap of 17 feet, 8½ inches in the open men's pole vault. Quiller is graduate of Binghamton University and NCAA championships competitor. Newburgh's Ben Harris, Josh Cleveland and David McFadgen III won bronze in the 1,600 relay.

State high school pole vault champion Stephanie Duffy of Monroe won the open women's event. The Washingtonville graduate cleared 11 feet, 7¾ inches, and she missed on three attempts at an ESG record 12-3¼.Wallkill's Emily Moran won silver in the 1,600 relay.

Akinto Boone of Newburgh won the scholastic 400-meter dash in 48.71 seconds, winning by 1.14 seconds. Corey Jones of Washingtonville won the 400 hurdles final in 55.90. Newburgh's Fred Locklary, Tim Mountain and Akinto Boone and Middletown's Zavior Brown won the 1,600 relay. Aaron Ghobrial of Montgomery won silver in the 800 after running in 2:00.07.

Nicole Rozario of Middletown earned a bronze in the scholastic 1,500 run (4:58.20). Jessica Hennig of Pine Bush, Dasia Jones of New Windsor and Doris Little of Newburgh took bronze in the 1,600 relay.

In masters competition, Norman Goluskin (65-69) of New Paltz won the 5,000 run. Rebecca Withers (50-54) of Wallkill won the 400 and 1,600 relay. Peter Wells (55-59) of Ulster Park and Edoardo Sorrenti (60-64) of Greenwood Lake won the 20K racewalks. Winning silver medals were Matt Casserly (35-39) of Monroe in the 200; Abel Corces (35-39) of Monticello in the triple jump; George Vladick (40-44) of Highland in the pole vault; Roxanne Roberts (40-44) in the shot put; James Clark (50-54) of Salisbury Mills in the triple jump; and, Withers in the 1,500. Bronze medals went to Withers in the 200; Vito Di Cesare Jr. (60-64) of Newburgh in the 400; and, Kent Laudeman (60-64) of Fort Montgomery in the 1,500. DiCesare and Laudeman won silver in the 400 and 1,600 relays. Charles Stevenson (75-79) of New Paltz took gold in the javelin and silver in the pole vault.


Terry Madden of Bloomingburg, a national champ in college, swept two periods from Brett Giehl of Western, 6-0 and 5-0, to win the open men's 187-pound freestyle title. Chris Corkery of Cornwall pinned Zachary Pileski of Long Island in 30 seconds to win the scholastic title at 275. Peter Madden was pinned by Stephen Spiegeleire of Long Island in 4:17 in the open 214 final. Charles Sweeney of Cornwall-on-Hudson lost to Casey Brice, 7-0 and 7-0, in the bronze bout at scholastic 106. Steven Butler of Cuddebackville lost to Kenneth Altarac of Adirondack, 4-0 and 8-5, in the bronze bout at scholastic 220.


Eric Culver of New Paltz won the open men's 1,500 freestyle in 17:06.16, his second win and fourth medal of the Games. Brian Jacobs of Bloomingburg was second. Jacobs and Joe Perez-Rogers of Shokan won a silver in the 400 free relay.

Lanae Petty of Walden was second and Rosalie Virgilio of Bloomingburg was third in the open women's 100 freestyle. Virgilio won a silver in the 400 free relay, missing gold by 3-100ths of a second. Petty won a gold in the 400 medley relay late Friday.

Jane Ehret of Florida took a silver in the scholastic women's 200 butterfly. Brienne Ryan of New Windsor won a gold in the 400 medley relay. Christian Muller of Walden won relay golds in the 400 free and medley relays.

In masters events, Daniel Winfield (60-64) earned gold and James Bacon (45-49) of New Paltz took bronze in the 1,000 freestyle. Bacon won the 50 free. Bob Long (55-59) of Otisville and Winfield won the 50 breaststroke. Winfield won the 200 back. Joan Griffin (65-69) of Sparrowbush won the 200 back.


Patty TeNyenhuis of Saugerties won the open women's all-around with a 1,956 pinfall.


Tara O'Neill of Newburgh won a silver medal in the quad 500-meter final.


Jesse Bicknell of Westtown took second in the scholastic men's 3-meter competition, missing gold by two points. Brian Bolstad of Highland was fifth in open men's 3-meter action.


Scott Honan of New Paltz earned a silver in the 100-kilogram class. Ian Jones of West Hurley earned a bronze at 90 kilos, as did Ryan Suto of Rosendale at over 100 kilos.


Frank Petrucci and Eric Robotti of Warwick, Chester's Kyle Vander Plaat and Bramdon Thonus of Sugar Loaf won gold in the open men's quad final. Newburgh's Edwin Cunningham, Kyle Kennedy, Barry Lapierre, Aric Meyer and New Windsor's Kevin Gallagher won a silver in the open eight final. Caitlin O'Neill of Newburgh and Hanna Bauersachs of Bloomingburg won bronze in the open women's quad final.


Both women's teams won a bronze medal. The open women (4-1) lost to Western in the semifinals, 25-20, 23-25, 15-7; beat Central, 26-24, 17-25, 15-6; and, lost to Western, 25-21, 25-14. Anna Holliday of Middletown and Port Jervis' Jackie Goldstein and Natalie Griffin won medals. The scholastic women (3-2) beat New York and Long Island before losing to Western and Long Island. Kourtney Clark of Montgomery and Ashley Coyle of Middletown won medals. The open men (0-5) lost to New York, 23-25, 26-24, 15-10, in the quarterfinals.

Field hockey

Hudson Valley plays Western in its bid for a third-consecutive gold medal at 10 a.m. today. The Valley blanked Adirondack, 1-0, to go 3-1 in round-robin play.


All four teams play for gold today.

The women's teams beat Central. Scholastic (2-1) prevailed 80-58, and will play Western at 10 a.m. Emily Stallings of Newburgh scored six points. Open (3-0) won 53-49, and will play Adirondack at noon. Julianne Viani of Marist scored 11 points.

The men's teams beat Adirondack. The Open (3-0) used a 45-25 second-half run for a 77-59 win, and at 10 a.m. will play Western in the gold game for the third year in a row. Ryan Schneider scored 10 points and Ryan Stilphen added nine — both play for Marist. Jason Boone of Sugar Loaf scored seven. Sam Simmons of Newburgh had 10 for Adirondack. The scholastic (3-0) team prevailed 67-58.

Ice hockey

The scholastic men lost their opener to Central, 4-3, despite three goals from Andrew Himelson of Monroe. The Valley (3-1) bounced back with a 5-3 win over New York. Chris Cerbino of Highland and Himelson each had two assists and Kevin Tuohy of Salisbury Mills had one.


The Open men (3-0) beat New York, 2-1, prevailing in a shootout. Tucker Nathans of Warwick scored the equalizer in the 65th minute. The Valley plays Adirondack in the gold match. The scholastic men (0-3) blew a lead and lost to Central, 2-1.

The scholastic women (3-0) used goals from Mariah Darrah of Newburgh and Shannon Clancy of Walden in a 4-1 win over Central. The Valley plays Adirondack for gold today. The open women (1-2) used two early goals to beat Central, 3-1. The Valley plays Adirondack for bronze this morning.


The Hudson Valley finished 1-4 with a 4-1 loss to Western.


The masters women (2-2) lost to Central, 10-5, in the bronze match.