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Becker Mows Down Ursuline in First Round Win

May 27, 2018

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Shannon Becker has been lights out all season and Mahopac softball coach Amanda Gambacorta knew she was ready for the big stage.

The freshman brought her ‘A’ game in Mahopac’s first-round Class AA playoff match against No. 11-seeded Ursuline at the high school on Friday, throwing another no-hitter while striking out 16 hitters in a 2-0 win.

“It ...

Mahopac Edges Scarsdale in Quarterfinals

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— It was a close contest throughout, but third-seeded Mahopac held on for an 8-6 win over visiting No. 6 Scarsdale in the Section 1 Class A quarterfinals on Friday, May 18.

“It’s about doing everything you can to survive and move on and that is exactly what we did today,” Mahopac coach Jim Lieto said. “Different girls stepped up and filled roles to ...

Kennedy Stuns Holy Trinity in Double OT

Kennedy Catholic’s boys lacrosse team won its second New York State Catholic High School Athletic Association state title in the last four years last Thursday, and did it in dramatic fashion, upending two-time defending state champ Holy Trinity, 7-6, in a double overtime thriller.

It was these same Titans who beat Kennedy in the state final in each of the last two years, both times by ...

Moeller Shuts Down Greeley in Playoff Win

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Mahopac senior starting pitcher Billy Moeller has been waiting for his chance, and he sure nailed it in Thursday’s Class AA outbracket playoff game versus No. 18-seeded Horace Greeley in a 4-1 victory for the host Indians.

Only pitching out of the bullpen last season, Moeller has blossomed into Mahopac’s top pitcher this year while keeping under the ...

Dugan to Play Football and Lacrosse at West Conn

To some people, juggling a bunch of things at once comes natural. Mahopac senior Ryan Dugan is certainly one of those people as he prepares to graduate and move onto Western Connecticut State University this fall.

“It was a great fit for me with the business program and everything,” Dugan said. “Being close to home is great. In case anything happens, I’m right there.

Mahopac Softball Tops Greely, Arlington

MAHOPAC, N.Y.—  Mahopac’s softball team produced another solid week in preparation for sectionals.

The Indians thrashed host Greeley, 20-0, in five innings on Monday, May 7, as freshman phenom Shannon Becker threw yet another no-hitter with 12 strikeouts. 

Beth Schum was 3 for 4 with six RBI, while Kailey Zecca batted 4 for 4 with four RBI. Becker went 4 for 4 with ...

Mahopac Indians Secure Fourth Staright League Title

MAHOPAC, N.Y.—  Winning league titles has become a yearly occurence for Mahopac’s girls lacrosse team.

The Indians continued that trend in 2018 when they earned their fourth consecutive title with wins over Wappingers and Carmel.

Mahopac crushed host Wappingers 15-2 on May 12 to close out its regular season with an 11-5 record including a 6-0 league mark.

“We are ...

Senior Helps Teammates Get Confident and Comfortable

Mahopac senior Madison DellaMedaglia plays first base for the varsity softball team.

How old were you when you started playing softball and how did you get started?

I started playing in-house MSA at around 6 years old and I wanted to play because I was always at both of my brothers’ baseball games and I knew I wanted to be a part of the game somehow.

What is your favorite part ...

School Officials: Senior Night Softball Game Cancellation Was Premature

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Mahopac school officials have offered a mea culpa after parents of the high school varsity softball team were angered over the cancellation of its Senior Night game last Friday. 

Senior members of the squad were to have been honored before a game against non-league opponent Fox Lane, but the game was canceled due to poor field conditions. Parents said the field had been ...

Sports Roundup: Mahopac Boys Lacrosse Upends Scarsdale

MAHOPAC, N.Y. — To say the least, it’s been a bounce-back season for Mahopac’s boys lacrosse team after the Indians defeated one of the section’s best in Scarsdale, 10-5, at home on Thursday, April 26.

“It was a huge win for us,” Mahopac coach Joe Bucello said. “Offensively, our boys have finally bought into how to run our new scheme. We moved ...

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