Mahopac Loses Four Games in Softball

Kailey Zecca and Mahopac will look to bounce back this week as they face John Jay-EF and Ketcham. Credits: Deena Bell

BREWSTER, N.Y.— Mahopac had a tough week in varsity softball with losses to Brewster, Roy C. Ketcham, Walter Panas and Eastchester.

Brewster edged visiting Mahopac 3-2 on May 1. Shannon Becker struck out four in a complete-game performance and had two RBI. Juliana DePinho, Alissa Copeland and Abby Mastropietro each had singles. Kim Astrologo doubled.

“Against Brewster we were mentally tough, defensively solid and offensively aggressive,” Mahopac coach Amanda Gambacorta said. “The girls came together as a team and fed off of each other’s energy. Our goal was to come out strong and to score in the first inning and we did.”

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The Indians lost to visiting Ketcham 11-2 on April 28. Astrologo went 3 for 4, while Sofia Arena had an RBI double. Mastropietro had two singles and an RBI. Kailey Zecca doubled.

In a slugfest, the Indians fell to host Panas 15-9 on April 27. Mastropietro had two homers and Zecca blasted one long ball. DePinho was on the hill and struck out three.

Mahopac was shut down by visiting Eastchester in a 3-0 loss on April 24.

The Indians hosted John Jay-East Fishkill on May 2 and travel north to face the Patriots at 4:30 p.m. today. They’ll then travel to Ketcham for a 4:30 p.m. game the next day.

“The girls are ready and excited to take on the teams this week,” Gambacorta said.

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