SULLIVAN COUNTY –– The end of the regular season is always quite frantic, as teams try to make up games canceled throughout the season, whether it be related to weather, the pandemic or …
SULLIVAN COUNTY –– The end of the regular season is always quite frantic, as teams try to make up games canceled throughout the season, whether it be related to weather, the pandemic or transportation issues.
This past Wednesday featured a huge slate of contests featuring Sullivan County teams.
Here’s a recap of those events!
The Tri-Valley Bears won a close 10-9 league matchup over S.S. Seward, qualifying them for sectionals.
“This was a really good league win for us,” said T-V Coach Kevin Crudele. “We did a much better job of putting the ball in play. I was really proud of how my team responded offensively when Seward scored runs.”
Andrew Cox and Josh Carmody had two RBIs a piece for the Bears, while Brian Kelly, David Allison, Chris Russo and Ethan Mentnech each added one. Cox struck out seven batters on the mound for T-V, while Kelly earned the win in relief, pitching two innings.
Over in Liberty, the Indians (5-12, 2-4 OCIAA) got the best of division rival Fallsburg Comets (1-15, 0-6 OCIAA) in a doubleheader, winning 22-2 and 15-8.
Londyn Guara earned the win for Liberty in the first contest, allowing one run in five innings. On offense for Liberty, Tanner Bury blasted a home run and six RBI, and Elliel Lima batted in four runs for the Indians.
Eugene Johnson had a double and RBI for the Comets.
In the second game, Tim Dirie had a home run and three RBI for Liberty, while Ethan Werlau, Bury and Liam Henry had two hits a piece.
Shifting gears to Monticello, the Panthers hosted Port Jervis on Wednesday afternoon. The visiting Raiders earned the 11-0 victory.
One bright spot for the Panthers was a single by Brandon McGar in the first inning.
Hunter Russo took the loss for Monticello, allowing nine runs in five innings, but striking out four.
Arya Bhatt and McGar each collected one hit for Monticello.
The Eldred Yellowjackets kept on rolling with a 6-1 league win over Chapel Field on Wednesday.
Dana Donnelly struck out nine for Eldred, only giving up three hits. Bryn Greenfield had two hits and two runs for the Lady Yellowjackets, while Annie Davis also had two hits.
Over in Monticello, the Lady Panthers hosted Port Jervis and Minisink Valley (M-V) in a doubleheader. They fell to Port 13-2, before visiting M-V beat them 23-0.
Ryleigh Schoonmaker struck out four Port batters, while Erin Brawley earned an RBI for Monticello.
Track and Field
Liberty boys and girls defeated Chester, 89.5-33.5 and 63-35 respectively on Wednesday.
In the boys meet, Liberty first place finishers were Shaun Coles in the 110 hurdles (16.3) and long jump (18-7.25); Wayne Kratz in the 100 (11.5) and 200 (24); Chase Racette in the triple jump (34-5) and shotput (35-8); Ivan Rodriguez in the 400 intermediate hurdles (1:19.4); Carlos Campos-Castro in the 1600 (5:22.6), Eric Llamos in the 800 (2:17); Gabe Desrochers in the 400 (54.5); and the Liberty boys won the 4x800, 4x100 and 4x400 relays.
On the girls side, Lady Indians’ first place finishers were Alyssa Kavleski in the triple jump (27-10.75) and 200 (27.4); Madeline Kelly in the discus (57-8); Allyson Houser in the long jump (13.25); Katrina Blais in the 110 hurdles (19); Sheyla Llamos in the 800 (3:19); Anna Payton in the 400 (68.2); Sydonia Foster in the 400 intermediate hurdles (1:20.5); and the Liberty girls also won the 4x800 relay.
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