Somers Softball Flexes Muscles in Win over Kennedy

April 20, 2018

SOMERS, N.Y. — Little by little, Somers’ softball program continues to turn corners, and a 16-1 home victory in five innings over Kennedy Catholic on Thursday sealed it’s fourth win this year.

“The girls are now used to what our system is,” second-year head coach Dave Scagnelli said. “We had a great bonding experience after going down to Florida. We are ...

Somers Girls Lacrosse Falls to Bronxville in OT

SOMERS, N.Y. — There were some jitters early but Somers’ girls lacrosse team looked like a well-oiled machine, taking a five-goal second-half lead against perennial powerhouse Bronxville in its season opener.

Unfortunately for the Tuskers, however, Bronxville went on a ferocious run in the final five minutes of regulation to force overtime. The Broncos scored 47 seconds into the ...

Somers Baseball Mashes Way to Doubleheader Sweep

SOMERS, N.Y. - It was an offensive showcase for Somers’ baseball team on Saturday. The Tuskers swept Hendrick Hudson and North Salem as part of a doubleheader, posting 24 runs.

In the first game an 11-2 win over Hen. Hud., senior leadoff hitter Chris Boncardo started his big day with a three-run home run. He finished 3 for 6 with two home runs, five RBI and four runs scored in the double ...

Somers Boys Lax Team Stuns Guilderland in Double OT

SOMERS, N.Y.-To open the season with a win is always a step in the right direction. But to get that win against a top-notch team in double overtime can pay even bigger dividends.

Cameron Pepe scored the game-winning goal to propel Somers to a thrilling 8-7 double OT win over visiting Guilderland on Saturday, March 31.

“From the first day of practice we faced adversity from weather and ...

Somers Softball Opens With Two Wins

SOMERS, N.Y.-Somers’ softball team got the 2018 season off to a hot start by picking up wins over Nyack and Hendrick Hudson on the road.

“We work so hard every single day at practice,” junior catcher Gabby Mazzotta said. “To see results with a 2-0 start gives us all the best feeling in the world. It shows us that if we play at our best, trust each other and most of all ...

Somers Baseball Team Stampedes Past Eastchester in Opener

SOMERS, N.Y.-When asked in the preseason who his ace was, Somers baseball coach Joe Wootten was quick to respond with Logan Carriero.

The junior right-hander proved Wootten right with a dominating performance in an 11-0 win over visiting Eastchester in Somers’ season opener.

Carriero tossed five innings while allowing just one hit and striking out six to pick up the win.

“I ...

Somers Track and Field Team Posts Notable Results at Twilight Invitational

SOMERS, N.Y.-The weather may not look like it, but the spring sports season is in full swing. Somers’ track and field team hosted its Tusker Twilight Invitational on Thursday, March 29, and posted some strong results.

Freshman Ashley Moon had a strong day with a first-place finish in the 100-meter dash (13.23) and was also first in the 400 meters (62.56). She was second in the long jump ...

Somers Athlete Spotlight: Teagan Lucchese

Somers senior Teagan Lucchese plays attack and midfield for the varsity girls lacrosse team. She also was on the field hockey squad. Lucchese will continue her lacrosse career at Drexel University.

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

I officially started in second grade, but I have had a stick in my hand since birth. My dad played the sport in ...

Somers Girls Lax Team Looks to Return to the Finals

SOMERS, N.Y.-It’s been quite a four-year run for Somers’ girls lacrosse team. In 2014, the Tuskers captured their first section title in program history. The next season they made it two in a row.

The past two years, Somers has made the section finals but fell to Yorktown both times.

The 2018 season offers some new challenges with the departure of head coach Jaime Pryschlak, ...

13 Seniors to Lead Somers Baseball Team in New Season

SOMERS, N.Y.-Somers’ baseball team has experienced its share of struggles the past few seasons. In 2016, the Tuskers didn’t make the Class A sectionals. Last year, they were eliminated in the outbracket round of the playoffs by John Jay-Cross River to end a 6-15 season.

But 2018 brings a new season and the Tuskers are ready to put the past behind them. A veteran Somers squad has 13 ...

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