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Somers Battles John Jay Cross River on Diamond

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Julia Sciacca and Somers will look to get on track as they take on Brewster and Mahopac in upcoming games.
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SOMERS, N.Y.— Somers was in search of its first win of the season and held a two-run lead heading into the bottom of the seventh against visiting John Jay-Cross River on April 13.

But the Indians rallied for four runs and pulled out a narrow 8-6 win to give the Tuskers a difficult defeat.

The Tuskers had a 2-1 lead after two innings, but fell behind 4-2 in the third. Somers erupted for four runs in the fifth to go ahead 6-4.

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Tori Pagliaro (RBI, run, double) and Bianca Brockhaus (two RBI) paced Somers at the plate, each going 3 for 4.

Liv Lipski added two RBI and a run scored, while Julia Sciacca scored two runs and had a hit. Katie DiRago, Dakota Sorenson (run, double) and Kelsey Lavin each had two hits.

Somers fell 17-1 to host John Jay-Cross River on April 16. Lipski had the lone RBI on a double.

The Tuskers (0-6) also lost to visiting Walter Panas 30-10 on April 18.

Gabby Mazzotta went 2 for 4 with a home run and three RBI. Pagliaro went 3 for 4 with a double, an RBI and a run scored. Karly Moscarello (RBI, run), Sciacca (RBI, two runs), Lipski (run), Sorenson (RBI, run) and Nikki Fiorino (two runs) each collected two hits. Danni Iocovello had a hit, an RBI and a run scored.

Somers travels to Brewster for a 4:30 p.m. game on April 21 and also travels to Mahopac for a 4:30 p.m. contest on April 25.

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