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The Top Spot
Harrison High School hosted the annual Fulton Invitational yesterday and six teams competed in track and field events. Bronxville, Harrison, New Rochelle, and Somers all sent boys and girls teams to Harrison High School for the tournament named after Harrison’s former coach Dennis Fulton.
On the boys side Somers and New Rochelle tied with a score of 90 for first place and Scarsdale finished in third with 87 points.
New Rochelle dominated on the girls side as they finished in first with 130. Bronxville finished in second with 98 points and Harrison finished third with 89. The Scarsdale girls landed in fifth with 62 points.
Scarsdale’s Lillian Foote finished in first place in the high jump while Patrick Clarke was victorious in the 110 meter hurdles and triple jump. Robert Plummer won the 100 meter dash and Keith Martinez finished first in the discus throw.
Sport: Boys Lacrosse
Game: Pelham vs. Scarsdale
Score: Pelham Won 9-2
Highlights: Zach Mermelstien scored three goals and assisted on another in Pelham’s win. Danny Shea and Gram Lambdin each scored twice for Pelham. Spencer Rapp and Tim Leone scored for Scarsdale in the loss.
Sport: Girls Golf
Game: Scarsdale vs. Rye
Score: Rye Won 204-301
In baseball, New Rochelle heads to Scarsdale at 4:30 p.m.
In boys tennis, Scarsdale will host New Rochelle at 4:15 p.m.
In girls lacrosse, Scarsdale heads to Eastchester at 4:30 p.m.
In softball, Scarsdale heads Mamaroneck at 4:30 p.m.
In baseball, Eastchester heads to Edgemont at 4:30 p.m.
In girls lacrosse, Edgemont heads to Irvington at 4:30 p.m.
In softball, Lincoln will host Edgemont at 4:30 p.m.
College Sports Notebook
Dolphins have Long-Shot in Battle to Reach .500
The College of Mount Saint Vincent baseball team has an opportunity to reach .500 with doubleheaders scheduled Friday and Saturday.
The Dolphins (12-16) visit Yeshiva University on Friday at 10 a.m., and then meet Polytechnic Institute of NYU on Saturday at noon at Concordia College in Bronxville.
Benjamin Toro of Yonkers, an alum of Lincoln HS, is batting .304, which ranks fifth on the team, while Vinny Todino of Eastchester ranks seventh with a .267 average.
Rob DeLuca of Yonkers, a Fordham Prep graduate, is batting .238 while James Puma of Thornwood and Dan DiLascio of Yonkers are both 1-1 on the mound. DiLascio, an Iona Prep alum, is pitching to a very-fine 1.00 ERA.
Nyack Tames Another Golf Course, Edges STAC in Playoff
Team captain Camden Lawrence of Monroe Township, NJ, fired a 77-75—152 as the Nyack College golf team concluded a history-making regular season by winning the Goldey-Beacom Spring Classic at Deerfield Golf Club in Newark, DE.
The Warriors turned back St. Thomas Aquinas College by a stroke in a fierce battle that was determined when Lawrence, a junior, parred the third-toughest hole on the course card in a playoff.
STAC was led by third-place finisher Mike Gunderson of Duxbury, MA, who fired a 73-76—149 while sophomore Thomas Linehan of Dansville shot 78-77—155 to tie for 10th place with senior teammate John Casey of Garnerville.
Senior Jay Barry and junior Nick Delango, both of Stony Point, each shot 159 for the Spartans.
STAC and Nyack finished with a team score of 614, forcing the playoff that will send the Spartans to the Super Regionals at Hershey, PA, in May.
Also assisting in a superior team effort for champion Nyack College were freshmen Andres Aranguen of Madrid, Spain, with 78-75—153, and Matt Yun of Flushing with 77-77-154.
- Manhattanville College attack Casandra Honovich of Cortlandt Manor scored 17 goals with two assists in two games and was named the Freedom Conference women’s lacrosse player of the week. The Valiants (3-9) visit King’s College (8-5) in Wilkes-Barre, PA, on Saturday at 1 p.m. Kelly Murray of Shrub Oak is a junior defender for the Valiants.
- The College of Mount Saint Vincent men’s lacrosse team (7-9) is prepping for the Skyline Conference tournament April 25-28. Senior midfielder Dan Cohen of Ardsley leads the Dolphins in scoring with 41 points on 28 goals and 13 assists, while junior midfielder Matt Desimone of Congers, a Clarkstown South graduate, ranks fourth with 30 points on 25 goals and five assists. Other contributors include Mount Saint Michael graduates Dom Scipioni and Mike Visintin, both of Yonkers; Bryan Stein of Larchmont, a Mamaroneck HS alum; and Phil Cyclone of Pleasantville, an alum of Westlake HS.
- Junior Amanda Babcock of Haverstraw went 2 for 5 with two RBI as the Manhattan College softball team split a doubleheader against visiting Quinnipiac (23-13). The Jaspers (5-26) won the opener, 5-0, but lost the nightcap, 3-2. Babcock, a graduate of North Rockland, is second on the team in hitting with a .274 average. Manhattan hosts Canisius on Saturday in a scheduled twin-bill starting at noon.
- Maura Power of Pearl River leads the pitching staff on a struggling St. Thomas Aquinas College softball team that has lost seven straight games to fall to 9-27 on the season. Power is 6-12 with a 4.14 ERA for the Spartans, who are set to play a twin-bill at Dowling College today at 3:30 p.m.
- Iona College’s water polo player Katie Steinick was named MAAC Rookie of the Week. Steinick and the rest of the Gaels went 4-0 over the weekend and clinched the team’s second straight regular season conference championship. The freshman currently has five goals and 15 steals on the season.
- Every year Manhattanville College hosts an awards banquet for their athletes in late April and this year is no exception. Earlier in the week the Valiants announced their nominees in ten categories on the athletics website. This year’s banquet will be held April 30.
- Tuesday afternoon Purchase College and the College of New Rochelle squared off for a double-dip in Purchase. The Panthers dominated the Blue Angels in both games and won 12-0 and 12-0 to improve to 8-16 on the year. Alyse LaPadula of New Rochelle had an inside the park two run home run in the second game for the Panthers.
Weekly Sports Poll
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