Local roundup: Amanda Fung propels Beacon girls swimming team

Local roundup: Amanda Fung propels Beacon girls swimming team


Local roundup: Amanda Fung propels Beacon girls swimming team


Amanda Fung won a pair of individual events Wednesday for the visiting Beacon High School girls swimming team, which beat John Jay-Cross River 49-45 in Katonah.

“It was a very, very close meet,” coach Larry Collins said after his Bulldogs improved to 4-0. “It was a little closer than I thought it would be, but we swam very well.”

Fung prevailed in the 200-yard individual medley (2 minutes, 29.63 seconds) and the 100 breaststroke (1:19.10).

Beacon also received individual victories from Addisen Rutkoske (100 freestyle, 58.54), Kassey Gonzalez (100 butterfly, 1:07.16) and Emmanuelle Palikuca (50 free, 27.15).

Additionally, Rutkoske set a personal-best time in the 200 free, and teammate Rachel Smith set career bests in the 100 butterfly and the 500 free.

Beacon hosts Brewster Friday at 4:30 p.m.

John Jay 96, Peekskill 74 — The host Patriots won a pair of relays in a win at Newburgh’s Mount Saint Mary College.

Ereena Akirtava, DeAnna Newman, Lakshmi Bapatla, and Micah Jumpp won the 200-yard freestyle relay with a time of 1:58.10.

Akirtava, Jumpp, Caitlin Newhard, and Betsy Portch won the 400 freestyle relay finishing at 4:23.97.

Julia Sweeney won the 100 breaststroke for John Jay (1:22.71). Betsy Portch won the 500 freestyle (6:00.39).

Scholastic field hockey

Abigail Arsenault and Monica Smith scored for host Pine Plains in a 2-0 win over Red Hook.

“This is a significant win,” said Pine Plains coach Debbie Beam, who teaches at Red Hook. “They’re a bigger school than us and it’s always a rivalry. Red Hook really came to play. Our field was awesome and I think we tired them out. My guys ran with the wind and really played well. It was a beautiful win.”

Pine Plains goaltender Gabby Latendorf made two saves, while Red Hook keeper Alex Theisen made 20 saves.

Pine Plains improved to 2-1 while Red Hook dropped to 2-2.

Webutuck 3, Pine Bush 2 — Jane Markonic scored the game-winning goal off a rebound 3:36 into the first overtime to help the host Warriors to a MHAL win.

Webutuck twice came back in the game from one-goal deficits with Julia Butts scoring in the first half and Maddie Miller scoring in the second half. Webutuck goalie Sophia Tomasetti made five saves.

Carmel 3, Pawling 1 — Lana Felice scored the lone goal for the visiting Tigers off an assist from Katie Reynolds as Pawling fell to 0-3.

Catie Dickinson made seven saves for Pawling, which hosts Walter Panas today at 4:30 p.m.

Rondout Valley 7, Rhinebeck 0 — The Hawks were outshot 33-1 at home. Rhinebeck goalie Kiley Quackenbush made 18 saves.

Rhinebeck (1-4) visits Taconic Hills on Friday.

Boys golf

Stanley Garrant and Erik Stauderman each shot a 6-over-par 40 to lead Spackenkill to a 165-209 victory over Ellenville at Shawangunk Country Club.

Greg Allen finished with a 7-over-par 41, and fellow Spartan Timmy Gugumuck carded a 44.

New Paltz 166, Wallkill 217 — Brian Pesavento shot a 2-over-par 38 as the host Huguenots won a Mid-Hudson Athletic League match.

New Paltz (5-0) hosts Rondout Valley on Friday at 4 p.m.

Onteora 194, Dover 219 – John Fontana’s 49 at Harlem Valley Golf Club led the Dragons (0-4).

The victors improved to 2-1.
Coleman 191, Webutuck 221 — Ahmatik Jones shot an 8-over-par 44 as the Warriors lost at Wiltwyck Golf Club.

Men’s soccer

Bernardo Menendez scored on a penalty kick in the 76th minute and also assisted on Jake Falk’s goal as host New Paltz (1-3-2) beat Western Connecticut State 2-1 in a non-league game.

Collegiate field hockey

Dani Ackerman led New Paltz to an 11-0 win over Morrisville State, scoring a hat trick.

Alicia Aragosa and Colleen Roemer each tallied twice for the visiting Hawks (4-2).

Boys cross country

Kevin McMorrow finished second overall with time of 18 minutes, 11 seconds, but his Dover Dragons lost to Ellenville, 26-33, and Onteora, 19-35, at Lippman Park in Ellenville.

Andrew Lee and William Esposito rounded out Dover’s top three, each clocking 20:38.

Penepent leads Rhinebeck — Rhinebeck’s Dante Penepent and Otto Neiller placed first and second, respectively, in leading Rhinebeck to wins over John A. Coleman Catholic, 15-50; Millbrook, 15-50; and Webutuck, 18-37, late Tuesday.

Xavier Christy-Wajid was fifth overall for Franklin D. Roosevelt, which defeated Saugerties 28-29 and Wallkill 18-43.

Senior golf

Defending champion Steve Nosonowitz of Pleasant Valley shot a 2-over-par 72 in the second round of the New York State Men’s Senior Amateur, held at Delmar’s Normanside Country Club. Nosonowitz, who shot 74 in the first round Tuesday, is in a tie for fourth place with Attica’s Scott Dean, four strokes behind from clubhouse leader Phil Tripoli (2-over-par 142).

Other local golfers who made the cut were Pleasant Valley’s Steve Stuetzle (9-over-par 149), Clinton Corners’ Jim Hamburger (12-over-par 152), and Highland’s Terry McGinnis (14-over-par 154). Jeff Pomerantz, who plays at The Links at Union Vale, is at 18-over-par 158.

Girls cross country

Dover’s Elle Donlon placed third overall in 24:07 at Lippman Park in a dual meet against Onteora and Ellenville.

Schwartz leads Rhinebeck — Rhinebeck’s Alexa Schwartz was fourth late Tuesday, helping the Hawks defeat Coleman 15-50 and Millbrook 20-35.

Roosevelt’s Taylor Small finished fifth, leading the Presidents to a 15-49 triumph over Saugerties and a 29-30 win over Wallkill.


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