Kingston High School softball
The Kingston High School softball team went 1-2 last week, opening with a 19-0 home blowout against Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association opponent Washingtonville on Monday, May 24.
The Washingtonville win came on the strength of a five inning no-hit performance for pitcher Paige Bell, who walked just one batter while striking out 12.
Kingston’s offense was keyed by Hurley Lattin, who homered, singled and drove in five runs. Rachel Hoyt (4 RBI), McKenna Fairley (3 singles, 2 RBI), Barrett Holsapple (double, single, RBI), Courtney Schwark (double, single), Bell Sickler (2 singles) and Cady Sickler (2 singles) all contributed for the Tigers.
Kingston traveled to Hyde Park two days later to take on FDR, falling 13-9 after coming back from an 8-1 deficit to knot the game at 9-9 in the top of the sixth. Cady Sickler (double, single, 2 RBI), Fairley (3 singles, 2 RBI), Brooke Sweeney (3 singles) and Bell (double, 2 RBI) all added to Kingston’s offense.
On Thursday, May 27, Kingston returned home to a 9-2 loss to OCIAA opponent Middletown. Bell, who was electric on the mound against Washingtonville, was tagged for seven runs in six innings, with Allisyn Kipp allowing the other two in one inning of relief work. Ava Guralnick’s RBI double and Lattin’s run-scoring single accounted for Kingston’s sole scores in the game.
Saugerties High School softball
The Saugerties High School varsity softball team went 3-1 last week, opening with an 8-2 road win against Mid-Hudson Athletic League opponent New Paltz on Monday, May 24. A five-run seventh inning helped propel the Sawyers to victory.
Maddy Dodig led Saugerties with a home run, single, two walks and two RBI. Sammie Graham singled twice in the Sawyer win. Devin Fitzpatrick earned the win on the mound, striking out nine.
The following day the Sawyers traveled to Goshen, doubling up their host in a 10-5 win. Dodig again keyed the offense with a three-run homer and a two-run double, while Christie Collins also excelled with a double, a single and an RBI. Winning pitcher Fitzpatrick helped her own cause with a two-run dinger in the top of the first inning.
On Thursday, May 27, non-league opponent Minisink Valley came to Saugerties, with the home team on the bottom of a 6-1 result. Lacey Schatzel struck out five in the loss.
Fitzpatrick homered in the first inning for a second straight game, while Graham doubled and singled.
Non-league foe Valley Central came to Cantine Field on Friday, May 28, with the home team winning a taut 3-2 battle. Fitzpatrick struck out six and walked one in a winning effort.
Graham homered, singled and drove in a pair of runs, while Collins (double, single) and Dodig (double) also contributed.
The Sawyers were 13-4 on the season at the end of the week.
Kingston High School /Onteora girls’ golf
In the first high school match ever played at Green Acres Golf Course in Kingston, Onteora High School beat Kingston High 158-179 on Tuesday, May 25. Rachel Williams led Onteora with a 46, with Luci Leonard (54) and Nicole Lane (58) also factoring into the winning score.
Christina Lettre carded a 53 to lead the Tigers, while Lynea Giebelhaus (62) and Katherine Sevilla (64) also contributed.
With the win, the Eagles improved to 4-4 on the season. Kingston fell to a 2-8 record with the loss.
Kingston High School baseball
Kingston High School’s varsity baseball team won a pair of close games last week, opening with a 4-2 win at Minisink Valley on Tuesday, May 25. Jimmy McCardle struck out three and allowed six hits in the winning effort.
McCardle helped his own cause with an RBI double and a single in the win.
Two days later the Tigers traveled to Saugerties, winning 3-1 in non-league action. The Sawyers’ Matt Murtagh held the Tigers to one hit over five innings before McCardle scored the tying run in the sixth on a steal and a pair of passed balls. James Huben scored the eventual game winner in the seventh on defensive interference, and Gavin Groppuso sealed the win after stealing second, taking third on a defensive error and scoring on a passed ball. Auston Napoli earned the win with two innings of relief work, while Steven Freer picked up the save.
Kingston High School girls’ lacrosse
The Kingston High School varsity girls’ lacrosse team doesn’t just win blowouts: On Tuesday, May 25, the Tigers traveled to Bethlehem where they earned a 15-11 victory over a tough non-league foe.
Norah Prizzi paced Kingston with six goals and two assists, while Arianna Burns (3 goals, assist), Juliona Montalto (2 goals, assist), Emily Schatzel (2 goals), Kailey Cook (2 goals) and Donatella DeCicco (2 assists) all contributed.
Julianna Louie made nine saves in a busy afternoon in goal to help preserve the win.
Kingston High School boys’ lacrosse
The Kingston High School boys’ varsity lacrosse team doubled up its visiting non-league opponent Christian Brothers Academy in a 16-8 win on Thursday, May 27. 11 Tigers factored into the scoring in the win.
Kingston was led by Tyler Longo’s six goal, two assist afternoon, with Trevor Laughlin (3 goals), Mason DeLisio (2 goals, 2 assists), Hunter Meijas (2 goals), Chad Keyser (2 goals), Tyson DeLisio (goal), Own Niles (2 assists), John Moot (assist), Keegan Buffa (assist), Chase Fromson (assist) and Jack Chennault (assist) all pitched in. Jake Keller won 16 faceoffs for the Tigers, while Griffin Klan made 19 saves in goal to preserve the win.
New Paltz High School boys’ lacrosse
The New Paltz boys’ varsity lacrosse team dropped a 10-6 game at Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association opponent Highland on Thursday, May 27, falling to 4-5 on the season.
Cole Cuppett (2 goals) and Hector Diaz (2 goals) paced the Huguenots, with Ros Keessen (goal) and T.J. Shuman (goal) also hitting the back of the net. Cain Osanecuk made seven saves in goal for New Paltz, matching his Highland counterpart’s effort.
New Paltz High School boys’ tennis
You win some, you lose some. The New Paltz boys’ tennis team was on both ends of 4-1 results last week, beating visiting Rhinebeck on Monday, May 24 and falling at Spackenkill the following afternoon.
In the home battle against Rhinebeck, the Huguenots swept singles action on their way to victory, with Ryan Hovey (6-0, 6-0), Nectarios Rodriguez (6-1, 6-1) and Hawke Kosofsky (6-1, 6-1) all winning. In first doubles, New Paltz’ Johnny Lynn and Mason Roepe beat Rhinebeck’s Julie Rifenburgh and Oona Shawn 6-2, 6-4.
The Huguenots were swept in doubles at Spackenkill on Tuesday, May 25, and Hovey’s 6-4, 6-4 win over Jeet Shahani in first singles was the sole victory for the visiting side. Jonah Graubard and Ryan Nastasi put up a valiant effort in second doubles, falling 7-6 (6), 7-5.
Saugerties High School/Onteora boys’ tennis
Thanks to a sweep in singles competition, the Saugerties High School boys’ tennis team beat visiting Mid-Hudson Athletic League opponent Onteora 3-2 on Thursday, May 27
Mrinank Mitra beat James Lynch, 6-3, 6-2; Sebastian Silipo outlasted Takemi Sono-Knowles 3-6, 6-3, 6-4; and Mitchell Hart defeated Noah Stern, 6-3, 6-1, to give the Sawyers the edge.
It was all Onteora in doubles play, as Simon Rands and Julian Stala beat Nikolas Rappoport and Jack Quinlan, 7-5, 6-2; and James Stala and Ben Zeh ousted Sunny Tamang and Jack Stegmayer, 6-1, 6-2.
Saugerties High School boys’ golf
Saugerties High got its Mid-Hudson Athletic League golf record back over .500 with a 179-193 victory over Marlboro Wednesday, May 26, at Apple Greens Golf Course.
Ben Fox shot a 39, Cameron France had a 43, Aero Ferrendino posted a 46 and Mike Salmi added a 51 to lead the Sawyers, who are now 6-5 overall.
Zach Zehr shot a 42, Jamieson Birkenstock had a 46, Ian Leduc carded a 47 and Luca Ceriello registered a 58 for (2-6) Marlboro.
Onteora High School/New Paltz boys’ golf
It was fitting that a battle of two unbeaten boys’ golf teams came down to a sixth-man tie-breaking score. On Tuesday, New Paltz high visited Woodstock Golf Club to face off against Onteora, with the Huguenots winning by a single stroke after the nine-hole score was knotted at 163-163. The Huguenots’ Stephan Carr and the Eagles’ Adam Williams each carded a 44 as fifth men, so it came down to New Paltz’s Josh Clinton’s 48 just outpacing Onteora’s Nick Christofora’s 49.
Oliver Watson (New Paltz) and Adam Grady (Onteora) shared medalist honors with each finishing with a 4-over-par 39. Loyal Goodermote (40), John Goodermote (40) and Dom Mazella (44) accounted for New Paltz’s other scores. Avery Burns (40), Ori Grady (41) and Anthony Umhey (43) finished in the top four for the Eagles.
New Paltz stayed undefeated on the season, improving to 10-0, while Onteora fell to 9-1.