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High school roundup: Spackenkill learns in Section 9 tennis tournament | USA Today High School Sports



Spackenkill High School’s Rachel Li defeated Jackie Katz (Onteora), 6-3, 6-4, in the first round of the Section 9 girls tennis tournament at Match Point Tennis Center in Goshen on Tuesday. Li, however, then lost to Jane Bockman (Goshen), 6-2, 6-1, in the quarterfinals.

Cynthia Ma topped Tessa Stanley (Saugerties), 6-2, 6-2, but lost to Taylor Maddalena (Cornwall), 6-1, 6-1. Sara McCall lost to Sara Bogdonovic (Pine Bush), 6-1, 6-3, in the first round.

Kourtney Kowalski and Leona Lau defeated Clea Schumer and Amily Appenzeller, 6-1, 3-6, 7-5, in the first round, rallying from down 2-5 to win the third set. The duo lost to Jordan Castro and Gabby Kaplan, 6-1, 6-2, in the quarterfinals, however.

Charlotte Katz and Madison Myers lost to Warwick’s Jackie Grundfast and Uliana Kitar, 6-2, 2-6, 6-2, in the quarterfinals.

“We were very delighted with how we played,” Spackenkill coach Jackie Klein said. Her team had gone undefeated in the regular season and captured its league title. “After winning the league, they know they can play well. They did the best they could and they told me on the bus that they learned a lot today.”

Franklin D. Roosevelt — Jessica Schroedl defeated Madeline Salino (Monroe-Woodbury), 6-1, 6-0, in the first round, but Schroedl lost in the quarterfinals to Sara Bogdanovic of Pine Bush, 6-4, 6-3.

The Presidents’ doubles duo of Katrina Ackerman and Kelly Wilson fell to Ali Dratch and Greer Gerolino (Valley Central), 6-2, 6-3, in the first round.

Marlboro — Grace Messenger and Emma Messenger topped Veronica Ruth and Salley-Marie Ryan (Kingston), 6-7, 6-1, 6-2, in the quarterfinals, but fell to Warwick’s Jasmine Noteboom and Ava Ghobadian, 6-5, 6-4, in the quarterfinals.

Teammates Madi Ross and Brittany DeSantis lost to New Paltz’s Mikal Kalus and Halley Mastro, 6-1, 6-4, in the first round.

New Paltz — Mikal Kalus and Halley Mastro advanced to the quarterfinals but lost to Shirali Patel and Mackenzie Milano, 6-1, 6-0.

Field hockey

Olivia Ranieri made five saves for host Red Hook, which played to a scoreless tie with Pine Bush on Tuesday.

Red Hook is 4-5-1. Erin Vandemark made six saves for Pine Bush (3-6-1).

The Raiders face Rondout Valley in the Section 9 Class B final on Oct. 29 in the Hudson Valley Sports Dome in Milton. “We’re clearly the underdog going into the final,” Red Hook coach Diane Zduniak said. “I like going into a game that way. There’s no pressure on us. We have a good team that’s come a long way and they’ll do their best.”

Rondout Valley 5, Pine Plains 0 — Amanda Simmons made seven saves in the loss for Pine Plains at the Hudson Valley Sports Dome in Milton. Junior Makaylah Mutz scored her 100th career point in the game for Rondout Valley, which faces Kingston in the final at 6 p.m. Thursday.

Kingston 3, Webutuck 1 — Taylor Edmundson scored off an assist from Sophia Caldas, but it came in a loss as Webutuck in fell the Mid-Hudson Athletic League field hockey semifinals.

Webutuck (9-3) faces the winner of Onteora/Dover in the Section 9 tournament at 6 p.m. on Oct. 28.

Boys soccer

Alex Censi scored twice and had an assist to lead Millbrook over Highland, 4-3.

Censi scored two first-half goals and helped stake the Blazers to a 4-0 lead before Highland rallied. Sean Stegner added a goal and an assist, and Chris Maresca also scored. Marcus Garnot and Andrew Radovic each had an assist.

Maresca’s goal 12 minutes into the second half put Millbrook up 4-0 and Radovic made nine saves for the Blazers (8-8).  Colin Iuich scored twice, Athilio Crimivaroli had a goal and Arthur Worad made 14 saves for Highland. Censi, Maresca and Stegner had each scored in a 3-2 overtime win against Onteora late Monday.

Beacon 2, Walter Panas 1 — Devin Lamb and Dustin O’Connell each scored for visiting Beacon late Monday. Tobbie Akinwunmi had an assist and Declan Costello made four saves for Beacon (10-6).

Faith Christian Academy 5, Harmony Christian Academy 3 — Manny Cabral, Dalton Lois, Isaac Sabado, Aaron Maggiacomo and Aaron Wasavary each scored for Faith Christian Academy (6-6-1) late Monday.

Girls soccer

Eliz Fino made eight saves for host Marlboro, but it came in a 3-0 loss to Goshen. The Iron Dukes fell to 5-8. 

Girls swimming and diving

Katelyn Walsh won the 100 butterfly in 1:01.28 and the 100 breaststroke (1:17.54) for host Arlington in an 85.5-84.5 loss to Fox Lane late Monday. Ina Elcott won the 100 freestyle (55.89) for the Admirals.

North Rockland 90, Roy C. Ketcham 75 — Heidei Simpfenderfer won the 100 backstroke (1:09.49) and the 200 individual medley (2:22.69), while Krista Sabbagh won the 100 breaststroke (1:20.94) for the host Indians late Monday. Gabriela Nunez won the 100 butterfly (1:11.38).

Minisink Valley 108, Franklin D. Roosevelt 74 — Emily Pitz won the 500 freestyle (6:14.50) and Ashley Patierno won the 100 freestyle (58.70) for the visiting Presidents late Monday.

Yorktown 70, John Jay 24 — Kristen Seward took second in the 100 butterfly (1:12.44) for the visiting Patriots late Monday.

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