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High school roundup: Torella lifts Arlington over rival John Jay | USA Today High School Sports

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Rachael Torella had eight kills, 20 assists, four aces, 14 digs and three blocks to lead visiting Arlington over John Jay High School, 25-17, 25-18, 16-25, 25-25-22, in volleyball on Friday.

Kira Payman added 16 kills and 23 digs and Hami Kang had seven kills and 19 digs for the Admirals (10-3).

Kirsten Zier had nine kills and seven digs and Maddie Barberan had eight kills and 12 digs for John Jay. (11-5). Maggie Linseth had 13 assists and five digs.

Beacon 3, Ossining 1 — Lauren Schetter had 20 kills, 22 assists and 29 digs to lead visiting Beacon in a 25-20, 25-20, 26-24, 25-21 win. Irina Alekseeva added 29 kills, 24 assists and six aces.

Beacon (8-5) hosts Carmel at 4:30 p.m. Monday.

Walter Panas 3, Our Lady of Lourdes 0 — Grace Rappleyea had five kills and a block for host Lourdes in a 25-8, 25-8, 25-18 loss. Noelle Penacchia added 11 digs for the Warriors (2-13).

Lourdes hosts Hendrick Hudson at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Field hockey

Carly McGrath scored off a pass from Ashley Cody in the first half as host Pawling edged Hendrick Hudson, 1-0, on Friday.

Pawling coach June Lagan credited her seniors Cody, Lauren Folchetti, Lexi Fleming, Keira Brown and Claudia Belmonte for “stepping up, playing a great game and taking a leadership role to set the tone for the game.”

Pawling (13-1-1) host Ossining on Monday at 4:30 p.m.

Dover 0, Spackenkill 0 — Aichia Matmati didn’t need to make any saves in the shutout as host Dover held Spackenkill without a shot on goal through overtime and the teams played to a scoreless tie. Elizabeth Schwoerer made three saves for Spackenkill (1-10-3).

“We need to get ball-hungry,” said Dover coach Kara Landon, whose team is 3-4-2. “We did keep them from scoring, but we also have to be more aggressive in following our shots and getting second attempts… Hopefully we’ll get a berth into the sectional playoffs.”

Suffern 3, John Jay 0 — Meghan Murray made eight saves in the loss for visiting John Jay (10-5-1).

Patriots coach Kristen Perry credited midfielders Cailin Bahret, Ellie Reck and Jenna Croce for “hustling on defense and working the ball up field,” but, “we had some opportunities, but couldn’t finish.”

John Jay defeated Roy C. Ketcham, 4-2, on Thursday to clinch the League A Section 1 title. Jessica Lasaponara had three assists, and Kylie Baker, Reck, Samantha DeCosta and Nicole Miller each scored a goal in the win.

The Patriots will then enter the Section 1 Class A playoffs and their opponent will be determined in a seeding meeting next week.

Arlington 2, Carmel 1 — Hali Pregnall had two assists Jordan Smith and Kaitlyn Toombs each scored a goal to lead visiting Arlington (8-7) late Thursday.

Toombs’ goal gave the Admirals a 2-0 lead with 51 seconds left in the first half. Sarah McGowan made three saves in the win.

Arlington concluded the regular season with this victory and will begin the playoffs next week. Its next opponent will be determined in a Section 1 seeding meeting on Tuesday.

Girls swimming and diving

Sarah Gehrlein won the won the 100 backstroke in 1:16.09 and Amy Zhou won the 100 breaststroke in 1:21.61, but John Jay lost to host White Plains, 96-77 late Thursday.

Ossining 97, Roy C. Ketcham 65 — Kimberly Simpfenderfer won the 100 backstroke (1:08.15) and Krista Sabbagh won the 100 breaststroke (1:20.57) for the host Indians late Thursday.

Bronxville/Tuckahoe 98, Beacon 73 — Amanda Spadafino won the 100 backstroke (1:15.55) for the host Bulldogs late Thursday.

Minisink Valley 102, Marlboro 68 — Antonia DeMassio won the 500 freestyle (5:48.35) for the host Iron Dukes late Thursday.

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