Sports

Somers Softball Cruises Past Fox Lane

627c71ff37c1f2cef5ef_IMG_7575.JPG
Gabby Mazzotta makes the tag at home plate against Fox Lane. Credits: Rob DiAntonio
d2f6b83e3c024808ed95_IMG_7652.JPG
Jazmyn Colon pitched a complete game and earned the win against Fox Lane on Monday. Credits: Rob DiAntonio
627c71ff37c1f2cef5ef_IMG_7575.JPG

LINCOLNDALE, N.Y. — Somers’ softball team was in desperate need of a victory to stop a five-game losing streak and it found it by cruising past visiting Fox Lane 11-1 on Monday.

“It was a great win and amazing way to bounce back from three tough losses last week,” said sophomore catcher Gabby Mazzotta, a team captain. “Everyone contributed from top to bottom. I am very proud to be playing with all of these girls. They flushed last week's losses and came out strong. Our defense was especially strong today. It was just a good, solid brand of softball for Somers.”

Jazmyn Colon shined on the mound, tossing a complete game while scattering five hits and striking out two batters.

Sign Up for E-News

“Jaz is doing great,” Mazzotta said. “She wants to be in the circle and has pitched two great games in a row. I am excited for her. She has so much potential and is a great athlete. She wants the ball. If she pitches like this going forward, she will keep us in every game. She's focused and a big competitor. I enjoy catching her.”

Mazzotta and Tori Pagliaro starred at the plate as each of them blasted a home run.

Somers (2-5) will look to build off the win over Fox Lane as it hosts Lakeland on April 26 at 4:15 p.m. and heads to Rye for a 10 a.m. game on April 29.

“We are a better softball team than 2-5,” Mazzotta said. “All of the girls are bonding and playing united. This unity is what we needed.  This big win (over Fox Lane) is a great momentum builder. The chemistry is clicking and coach Scags (Dave Scagnelli) is the best coach in the section. He gets us going, motivates us and never gives up on us. I am fired up to be playing for him.”

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Somers

The Feline Night Stalker

Shades of the late Darren McGavin! If you liked the ‘70s horror shows on TV, you knew him as Kolchak, crime reporter, in the series “The Night Stalker.”

It seems that I have a night stalker living with me. My kitty, Bonnie, had her 18th birthday in April and I’ve noticed some subtle changes in her behavior. Up until that time, Bonnie would sleep on my bed at night. She ...

Hitting the road, Part II

Welcome back to our little trip across these great United States. We left off somewhere on Route 90, heading out of Cleveland.

So glad to have you following along, and frankly, if you’re following I’m just glad you’re not the cops. On the way to Chicago I found myself driving 70 miles an hour, which made the police quite angry, since the speed limit was 75. 

When ...

Sabotaged by the DMV

After living in Manhattan for the last few years, my grandson, Chris, and my wonderful grand-daughter-in-law, Silvia, have decided to move back to his hometown of Westfield, N.J. Silvia has just returned from a four-day visit with her parents in Hong Kong and they are bunking with my daughter, Lisa, while preparing their new home. Because they now have a daily commute to the city, I decided to ...

Do it badly!

Anything worth doing is worth doing badly, at least to start. 

As a recovering perfectionist, I have learned to get started on a project even if I don’t have all the pieces together. Sometimes just puttering, tinkering or moving the parts around will help me sort out my brain enough to give me an idea of how to tackle a project.  

I can’t tell you how many times ...

What Kind of Sports Parent Are You?

Social media recently showered a lot of likes and love on a high school pitcher in Minnesota whose team was playing in a regional final that would send the winning team to the state championship game.

After the last batter of the game struck out, the pitcher did something unheard of. Rather than spontaneously join his teammates in an on-field celebration, as is customary, the pitcher ...

Packing Heat

“Are you leaving me?” asked my husband one night as he surveyed the contents of my closet on our bed.

“What? No!” I said. “Why would you think that?”

“Every single article of clothing you own is laid out on our bed,” he replied. “So I have to assume you are either leaving me or you have joined the armed services and if that’s the ...

Upcoming Events

Carousel_image_ac458cf35e59e7e799ad_postcard_bocceside

Sun, June 24, 1:00 PM

Yorktown Heights

BOCCE OPEN PLAY

Sports

Carousel_image_ac458cf35e59e7e799ad_postcard_bocceside

Tue, June 26, 1:00 PM

Yorktown Heights

BOCCE OPEN PLAY

Sports

Carousel_image_ac458cf35e59e7e799ad_postcard_bocceside

Tue, July 3, 1:00 PM

Yorktown Heights

BOCCE OPEN PLAY

Sports

Excited for Somers Block Party June 30

June 20, 2018

Hello Somers:

The Town is excited this year to partner with the Somers Lions Club, Somers Chamber of Commerce and Sebastian Capital to offer a new kind of Independence Day celebration, at a new location, starting a new tradition with the 2018 Somers Block Party on June 30.

The Block Party will take place at Sebastian Capital’s 1 Pepsi Way property (across from King Kone) with gates ...