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The Top Spot:
The NYSPHSAA boy’s golf championships were held yesterday at Cornell University’s Par 72 course.
Section 8 narrowly won the tournament over Section 3 1094-1096. Section 1 finished third with an 1105.
Derek Bard of New Harford finished in first overall with a 143 while Suffern’s Ryan Miller led Section 1 with a 153 and a fifth place finish. Nanuet’s Michael Smith finished in 15th at 155 and Pleasantville’s Scott Sessions and Sean Trainor of White Plains both finished in the top 30 in the state.
Tappan Zee’s Parker Mann shot a 165 as Rye’s Andrew Gladstone hit a 167 and James Nicholas of Scarsdale finished in 60th in the state with a 169.
Sport: Baseball State Class AA Regional Semifinals
Game: Arlington vs. Kingston
Score: Kingston Won 6-2
Sport: Baseball Class B Regional Semifinals
Game: Briarcliff vs. Spackenkill
Score: Briarcliff Won 5-2
Sport: Baseball Class C Regional Semifinals
Game: Haldane vs. Tri Valley
Score: Postponed Due To Rain
Baseball Regional Finals:
Class A, Harrison and Section 9’s Cornwall head to Dutchess Stadium at 4 p.m.
Class B, Briarcliff and Section 11’s Babylon face off at East Hampton High School at 4 p.m.
Baseball Regional Semifinals:
Class C, Haldane and Section 9’s Tri-Valley head to Pace at 4 p.m.
Softball Regional Semifinals:
Class B, Valhalla vs. Highland (Section 9) at Rhinebeck High School at 1 p.m.
Class C, Haldane vs. Tuxedo (Section 9) at Nanuet High School 3 p.m.
Class B, Valhalla-Highland Winner vs. Carle Place (Section 8) Babylon (Section 11) Winner at Rhinebeck High School at 4:30 p.m.
Class C, Haldane-Tuxedo Winner vs. East Rockaway (Section 8) – Pierson (Section 11) Winner at Nanuet High School at 6 p.m.
College Sports News:
Concordia College tennis team top-ranked in East
Following a season in which it captured its third straight Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) championship, the Concordia College men’s tennis team has been ranked No. 15 in the nation and No. 1 in the East Region by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA). The Clippers battled their way into the NCAA Round of 16 but were unable to reach the quarterfinals for the fourth consecutive season as they fell to No. 9 Grand Canyon 5-4, to end their season with a record of 18-8 (6-0 CACC). Sophomore Daniele Piludu of Cagliari, Italy, retained his No. 15 singles slot after finishing the season at 19-3, and jumped to No. 19 in the nation’s doubles ranking with senior Geza Bazula of Budapest, Hungary, after a 13-8 season.
A first for Dominican College:
Samantha Klunk of Dominican College has achieved the singular distinction as the first Lady Charger to be named All-Region in outdoor track and field in Division II by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). Klunk, who hails from York, PA, was selected in the 3000-meter Steeplechase. The senior ran in the event three times season with two runner-up finishes, and a first-place finish at the CACC-ECC Team Challenge.
- Sandra Mastrangelo of White Plains competed her senior season at attack on the water polo team at Brown University. The Bears went 20-18, closing with a 10-7 loss to Michigan in the CWPA Eastern Championships.
- Brown University tennis players Soufiane Azargui of Burlington, ON, Brandon Burke of Kingston, Jamaica, and William Spector of Weston, MA, have been named all-Ivy in a vote by the league’s eight head coaches. In doubles action, Spector partnered mostly with sophomore Sam Fife of Scarsdale. The duo was 17-3 on the season, including an 8-1 (5-1 in Ivy League) record at third doubles.
- Seniors Joe Daly of Mahopac and Walter Panas HS graduate Phil Honovich were honored before the Manhattanville College lacrosse team picked up its second straight Freedom Conference victory to end the season on a two-game winning streak with a 10-9 overtime victory over the King’s (PA) Monarchs. Junior Justin Figueroa of Ardsley netted the game-winner on the first possession in OT.
Weekly Sports Poll:
This week’s sports poll looks at the current debate surrounding Iona Prep defensive back Justin Combs. When Combs accepted a full scholarship to UCLA his father’s bank account came into question. People are now asking if
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