Chapel Field wins title
The Chapel Field baseball team won the Section 9 Class D championship Saturday morning with a 10-1 win over Eldred at Lorenz Field in Saugerties.
The Lions sent 10 batters to the plate in the fourth inning, scoring six runs to open a large lead.
The Lions entered the tournament as the second seed and the Yellowjackets were the top seed. They were the only two teams in the bracket.
PB girls eliminated by Warwick
Kate Greer and Jess Fowler both doubled but the No. 6 Pine Bush softball team were eliminated from the Section 9 Class AA tournament by an 8-3 loss to Warwick.
Kaeli Murtagh suffered the loss for Pine Bush.
Warwick’s Grace Hennessey singled and hit a two-run home run and Eva Garofalo added a solo home run. Melina Garby singled and drove home two runs. Riley Persico had two hits and an RBI. Brielle Rosario had two RBIs. Jess Stuber got the win for Warwick, allowing five hits and struck out three Pine Bush batters.
VC girls fall to Minisink
Grace Palczewski scored four goals and had two assists, but it wasn’t enough as the third-seeded Valley Central girls’ lacrosse team was eliminated from the Section 9 Class B semifinals by a 15-9 loss to the second-seeded Minisink Valley Warriors.
Mackenzie Delmonico scored two goals for the Vikings. Kiera McPhillips and Gabriella Morelli had a goal and an assist each. Melanie Grismer scored a goal and Maddie Roszkowski made five saves.
Molly Witkowski and Erica Ortiz scored four goals each and had an assist each for Minisink Valley. Logan Barry and Riley Boice had two goals each.
Wallkill season struck down by lightning
There are few good ways to lose to end of the season, but this may be one of the worst.
The Wallkill baseball team trailed by three runs to the unbeaten Cornwall Dragons and had the bases loaded in the top of the sixth inning when the game was put on hold due to a lightning strike.
It never resumed and the Panthers were eliminated in the Section 9 Class A semifinals by a 4-1 loss to the Cornwall Dragons on Wednesday.
Jack Rauschenbach threw three innings for the Panthers allowing two earned runs on two hits, and Chase Hermance threw two innings of relief allowing, one hit and no earned runs. Bryce DeGroat had two hits for the Panthers (8-11).
The fifth-seeded Panthers opened the tournament two days earlier with a 9-3 road win over Saugerties at Cantine Field.
James Lee doubled twice and drove in three runs, while Anthony Scarano had two singles, and two RBIs. Hermance had 2 hits and scored three runs, while Logan Volz had a hit, two runs scored and an RBI.
Tyler Mack got the win on the mound allowing two runs on four hits over five innings.