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Marlboro blanks Solvay in semis, moves on to B state final

ENDWELL — Nick Mongelli pitched another gem. Mongelli held Section 3 champion Solvay to five hits over seven scoreless innings, leading Marlboro to a 1-0 victory in a state Class B semifinal at Maine-Endwell High School. As big a role as Marlboro’s senior left-handed ace Mongelli played, Marlboro’s role players also came up big in [...]

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VIDEO: Wallkill’s state quarterfinal win

Wallkill’s Anthony Pacifico limited John Jay-Cross  River to three hits in a 3-1 state Class A quarterfinal. The senior recorded the final out on a swing and miss by Matt Hegarty. The victory sent Wallkill to its first state Final Four in school history. VIDEO: Pacifico on Wallkill’s historic win VIDEO: Final Out/Celebration

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Wallkill wins in 11 innings in Class A baseball final

SAUGERTIES — The player who delivered the biggest hit of Wallkill’s season wasn’t even on the team for its first practice. Sophomore designated hitter Brad Betcher, a mid-season callup from the Wallkill jayvee, had an RBI single in the top of the 11th inning that lifted Wallkill to a 3-2 victory over Cornwall in the [...]

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Section 9 baseball and softball heat index schedule

The Section 9 baseball and softball championships on Saturday have been partially postponed by high temperatures. Here is the new schedule.   Baseball Class B: Marlboro 11, Rhinebeck 2 (final) Class D: Chapel Field 4, John A. Coleman Catholic 1 (third inning – will be resumed at 7 p.m. on Sunday at Lorenz Field in [...]

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State baseball rankings, May 19

The New York State Sportswriters Association released its weekly baseball rankings today. For the full list, click here. Section 9 baseball postseason brackets are due out some time tonight. Check back later – I will post them as soon as they’re in. Class AA 7. Monroe-Woodbury Class A 6. Cornwall 19. New Paltz Class B [...]

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State baseball rankings, May 12

The New York State Sportswriters Association released its weekly rankings today. Section 9 teams that made the cut are listed here. For the full list, visit Class AA 5. Monroe-Woodbury Class A 7. Cornwall 14. New Paltz Class B 9. Marlboro Class C 1. S.S. Seward Class D none – Here are the local standings [...]

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State baseball rankings, May 4

It doesn’t look like there will be a lot of baseball games played this week as the rain continues to fall, but the New York State Sportswriters Association released its weekly rankings today. Here are the Section 9 teams. For the full list, check out Class AA 4. Monroe-Woodbury Class A 11. Cornwall 12. [...]

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Chester baseball fundraiser on April 1

Chester’s baseball booster club is holding a spaghetti dinner fundraiser at the Main St. firehouse on April 1. Check out the flyer below for more information.

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MHAL baseball coaches’ All-League team

Here are the MHAL baseball All-League teams for the 2015 season, as voted on by the coaches. The Varsity845 baseball All-Star team will be published shortly. MHAL Coaches All League Teams American Conference Roosevelt: Nick Rand (Senior – Outfield/ Pitcher), Will Grega (Senior – Infield/Pitcher); Tyler Myers (Senior – Outfield); Isiah Nugent (Senior – First [...]

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What’s on deck for the Section 9 baseball champions

Section 9 crowned five baseball champions on Saturday. Here’s a look at what’s coming up next for each of these teams. Class AA State opening round Valley Central (14-9) vs. Mamaroneck (20-4, Section 1) 6 p.m. Friday, Cantine Field, Saugerties About VC: The Vikings won a second straight Section 9 title, doing so as the [...]

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