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2017 OCIAA boys tennis early round doubles results

Top-seeded David Salazar and Troy Steiner of Newburgh Free Academy advanced to the OCIAA semifinals with a 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 win over Cornwall’s Emil Vyskocil and Reilly Chin Wednesday at Match Point Tennis in Goshen. Read here for more on Salazar and Steiner win. Salazar and Steiner will meet their teammates Jack Clayton and Matt [...]

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2017 MHAL boys tennis: Cheruiyot, Kalus doubles champions

New Paltz has won the Mid-Hudson Athletic League doubles title for the second straight year. And for the second straight year, sophomore Issac Cheruiyot is a member of the championship team. Cheruiyot teamed with Noah Kalus to defeat Rhinebeck’s Alec Gautier and Mitch Hutchins 6-1, 6-3 in the MHAL final. Onteora’s Tomas Pesko-West claimed the [...]

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2017 OCIAA golf tournament: Kleeschulte champion

Scott Kleeschulte continued Kingston’s run of champions at the Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association golf championships Monday. For the fourth straight year, a Kingston golfer captured the OCIAA title as Kleeschulte shot a 5-over-par 75 to edge Valley Central’s Dylan Barone by a stroke. Kingston junior Jake Hommel was the two-time defending champion. Kingston’s Justin [...]

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2017 MHAL boys tennis first day results

New Paltz sophomore Issac Cheruiyot’s quest to win his second straight MHAL doubles title remains alive. Cheruiyot and Noah Kalus advanced to the MHAL semifinals with a 6-1, 6-2 win over Spackenkill’s Colin Smith and Eric Choi (Spackenkill) 6-1, 6-2. Cheruiyot won the doubles championship and placed third in Section 9 with Alessandro Mauceri last [...]

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Defending champion Tyler Reede leaves NFA tennis team

The upcoming OCIAA and Section 9 boys tennis tournaments will crown a new singles champion. Newburgh Free Academy senior Tyler Reede, who captured titles in both tournaments last spring, has left the team per coach Dennis Maher. Reede wasn’t in Newburgh Free Academy’s lineup against Cornwall Monday in a matchup of unbeaten teams. The 2016 [...]

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Going low: Hommel leads area’s top boys golf scores

Kingston junior Jake Hommel’s 4-under-par 32 at Wiltwyck Golf Club stands as the top score this season. Hommel seeks his third straight Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association Open title Monday at West Point Golf Course. As boys golf hits its final week of the regular season, here’s a list of the low 9-hole scores this [...]

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Warwick ambidextrous pitcher David Ghiloni is rare baseball talent

David Ghiloni thinks the state’s newly-implemented, pitch-count rules need one addition. Ghiloni believes the 105-pitch maximum should be per each hand or arm. The Warwick senior is somewhat biased. He’s mastered pitching and throwing with both hands. Ghiloni is a notch faster from the left side and has more control from the right. “Before every [...]

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Signing Day: Warwick wrestler Ryan Ferro

Ryan Ferro is officially a Buckeye. Ferro signed his national letter of intent to wrestle at Ohio State during a press conference Monday morning at Warwick High. The two-time state champion thanked everyone who helped him along the way, including his family and coaches at the high school and youth levels. Ferro gave a special [...]

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State hoops all-stars: Pine Bush’s Johnson leads area selections

Marquis Johnson could play the point. Johnson could spot up in the wing and drop 3-pointers. The Pine Bush wing was one of the area’s most explosive players to the rim. And, Johnson could defend the one through four positions on the floor. Johnson’s versatility helped Pine Bush win its first 21 games of the [...]

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State hoops all-stars: Guerra earns Class D mention

S.S. Seward sophomore guard John Guerra authored one of the best seasons for a first-year varsity player in school history. Guerra led the area with a 21.6 scoring average and made 40 3-pointers in leading Seward to the state Class D quarterfinals. Guerra’s efforts were recognized Wednesday as he was named to the state Class [...]

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