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Mohonasen gets sectional softball victory

Mohonasen gets sectional softball victory

Emma Rafferty and Morgan Redmond combined for five hits and five runs batted in, and Mohonasen held
Mohonasen gets sectional softball victory
Savanna Liverio of Schalmont slides safely into second base as Mattie Benway of Glens Falls misses the tag in a sectional softball game on Wednesday.
Photographer: Erica Miller

Emma Rafferty and Morgan Redmond combined for five hits and five runs batted in, and Mohonasen held off Queensbury Wednesday in a Class A first-round game 8-5 for its first Section II tournament win since 2011.

Rafferty had a triple, single and three RBIs, and Redmond had a triple, two singles and two RBIs to pace the Mighty Warriors’ 15-hit effort.

Aubrie Marx added a triple, Kayla Fountain had a pair of singles, and Alyssa Samborin struck out seven for Mohonasen (6-15), which topped Glens Falls for its last sectional victory. Mohonasen meets another Foothills Council foe, top-seeded South Glens Falls, in Friday’s quarterfinals.

Jordan Knapp sparked Queensbury with a double, single and two RBIs.

CLASS B

Emilie Decker had two singles and drove in one of Schalmont’s two sixth-inning runs, and Danielle Motyka struck out 11 in the Sabres’ 2-0 Class B first-round win over Glens Falls. Eden Messemer also had a pair of singles for Schalmont.

Calista Phippen spun a one-hitter with 10 strikeouts, and Danielle Flint had two triples and two RBIs to lift Ichabod Crane over Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons 15-0. Cameron Farley-McComb had two hits and three RBIs, and Alex McKearin had two hits and two RBIs for the 19-2 Riders, who host Schalmont Friday.

Katrina Dean collected three hits and an RBI, and Danielle Stannard had a double and an RBI as part of Hoosic Valley’s 6-3 win over Holy Names. Lexi D’Angelo had a double and two RBIs for Holy Names, and Gabby Gallachi had two singles.

Winning pitcher Amelia Rossi and Angel Brown both had a double, and Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk rallied in the fifth inning to overtake Cairo-Durham in a 5-3 win. Rossi had an RBI and Brown scored two times. Sierra Panicola and Sydney Spohler both had two hits for Cairo-Durham.

Katie Lehan gave up a double to start the game and then held Tamarac hitless the rest of the way as Schuylerville rolled to a 14-0 victory. Sara Baker went 4-for-4 with three RBIs, Katelyn Weed went 4-for-5 with two RBIs and four runs, and Caitlin Kelleher went 3-for-4 with two RBIs to back Lehan, who fanned six.

Haleigh McKay went 4-for-4 with two doubles and four RBIs, and Brooke-Lyn Doyle had two hits and four RBIs to propel Chatham past Emma Willard 17-5. Eliza Lindberg had two hits for Emma Willard.

Mechanicville pushed three runs across in the 10th inning and held on for a 9-7 win at Cobleskill-Richmondville, which tied it with a tally in the seventh and two more in the eighth. Devon Scott had a double, three singles and three RBIs for the Red Raiders, Madison Harrington had a double, two singles and three RBIs, and Amanda Kenyon and Emily Ford both contributed a pair of singles.

Hannah Almy had a home run, double, single and two RBIs for the Bulldogs, Morgan Tyrell had a double, two singles and two RBIs, and Jolie Barber and Paige Roberts both chipped in with a trio of singles.

CLASS C

Morgan Baker went 3-for-4 with a triple and three RBIs, and Francesca Francese and Jessica Campbell also had triples in Corinth’s 8-1 Class C win over Middleburgh. Tomahawks’ pitcher Hannah Grady pitched a five-hitter and struck out six in running her record to 8-0.

Alex Lombardoni hurled a one-hitter and delivered a triple and single as Duanesburg beat Waterford-Halfmoon 11-1.

Erica Schettine had two singles and three RBIs for the Eagles.

Angelina Mannino drove in seven runs with a homer, triple and two doubles, and Sydney Benton and Kylie Cotugno both had two doubles, a single and five RBIs as Mayfield defeated Rensselaer 30-0. Julie Hampton had a triple, two singles and four RBIs for 14-4 Mayfield, which plays at top-seeded Greenville Friday.

CLASS A

MOHONASEN 8, QUEENSBURY 5

Mohonasen 201 032 0 — 8 15 2

Queensbury 100 100 3 — 5  7 1

Samborin and Wait; Knapp and Street.

CLASS B

SCHALMONT 2, GLENS FALLS 0

Glens Falls 000 000 0 — 0

Schalmont 000 002 x — 2

Lefebvre and Marshall; Motyka and Dillenbeck.

HOOSIC VALLEY 6, HOLY NAMES 3

Holy Names 000 030 0 — 3  9 4

Hoosic Valley 100 032 x — 6 10 1

Bille and unavailable; Coyne and unavailable.

ICHABOD CRANE 15,

NOTRE DAME-BISHOP GIBBONS 0

ND-BG 000 000 — 0  1 0

IC 502 80 — 15 15 0

Santiago and unavailable; Phippen and unavailable.

RAVENA-COEYMANS-SELKIRK 5,

CAIRO-DURHAM 3

Cair-Durham 001 110 0 — 3 8 4

RCS 002 021 x — 5 7 3

Bellanger and unavailavle; Rossi and unavailable.

SCHUYLERVILLE 14, TAMARAC 0

Tamarac 000 000 0 —  0  1 0

Schuylerville 230 207 0 — 14 18 0

Rebhun and unavailable; Lehan and unavailable.

MECHANICVILLE 9,

COBLESKILL-RICHMONDVILLE 7 (10)

Mechanicville 002 020 020 3 — 9 14 2

C-R 000 003 120 1 — 7 17 4

Ford, Wood, Salvadore and Nadler; Tyrell, Weingarten and Roberts.

CLASS C

DUANESBURG 11, WATERFORD-HALFMOON 1

W-H 000 100 0 —  1  1 3

Duanesburg 702 020 x — 11 10 2

Hardy and Camfield; Lombardoni and Geiger.

MAYFIELD 30, RENSSELAER 0

Rensselaer 000  000 0 —  0  3 4

Mayfield 45(12) 504 x — 30 23 0

Putnam, Schumaker (2) and Avery; VanNostrand, Hampton (7) and Benton.

CORINTH 8, MIDDLEBURGH 1

Middleburgh 000 000 1 — 1 5 4

Corinth 121 301 x — 8 8 0

Track

Oliva Robbins swept the hurdles (15.21, 64.91), and Alexandra Tudor won the 200 (25.75) and long jump (17-5) to lead the Shenendehowa girls to the Suburban Council championship at Mohonasen High School.

Team runner-up Saratoga Springs got two wins from freshman star Kelsey Chmiel in the 1,500 (4:28.73) and 3,000 (9:35.63), Grayce French in the shot put (42-4) and discus (131-4), and Amelia Mahoney in the 800 (2:11.63) and 1,600 relay (3:54.44) where the junior joined with Weronik Kierach, Mimi Liebers and Sija Los.

Jahari Colemen of Albany won the 100 (12.48) and also took the 200 (25.75) ahead of Liebers, who placed second as well in the 100 hurdles as part of Saratoga’s 163 points. Shenendehowa scored 185 points, with its 400 and 3,200 relay groups among Wednesday’s other winners.

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