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New Paltz softball wins first-ever MHAL title

New Paltz softball wins first-ever MHAL title

It took 16 innings of high-pressure softball — a regulation seven to dispose of FDR 2-1 and another extra inning-nine to beat Ellenville 3-0 — but New Paltz softball, with a brand new coach and a starting lineup with five freshmen, rode the brilliant performances of junior righthander Jill Harrison to win its first-ever MHAL championship.

New Paltz football wins Section 9 title

New Paltz football wins Section 9 title

It has been awhile. Six years to be exact since New Paltz football last won the Section 9 Class B football title with a win over Marlboro. That 13-0 win was followed by five straight years of dominance by the Dukes — a pretty remarkable streak – that came to an end Friday night at Dietz Stadium as the Huguenots used a bunch of big plays on offense and a stingy defense to down Marlboro 33-17.