Local roundup: Haldane girls soccer team grabs 3-0 win

Local roundup: Haldane girls soccer team grabs 3-0 win


Local roundup: Haldane girls soccer team grabs 3-0 win


Bailey McCollum had a goal and two assists as the visiting Haldane High School girls soccer team defeated Poughkeepsie, 3-0, on Wednesday, in a game that was shortened to 60 minutes due to lightning in the area.

Jessica Harrison had a goal and an assist for Haldane (2-1), which also got a goal from Kate Lahey.

The Blue Devils are missing starters Sam Lisikatos (back injury), Emma Jacoby (concussion) and Allie Monteleone (shoulder injury).

“With a truncated team, we’re doing a good job,” Haldane coach Gary Van Asselt said.

Chelsea Pompa made 10 saves for Poughkeepsie.

After beginning the game, play was halted after 20 minutes due to a high heat index, and resumed after a half hour.

Girls swimming

Bridget Rodezno finished first in two events, the 50- and 500-yard freestyles, to lead New Paltz in a 108-75 loss at Newburgh.

The Huguenots (0-2) also placed first int he 200 medley relay, with a quartet of Caroline Murphy, Quinn Berger, Kaela Sanos and Rodezno finishing in 2:01.52.

Despite the loss, New Paltz coach Don Bartlett is optimistic for his team’s improvement as the season progresses.

“Overall, it was a good meet,” Bartlett said. “Newburgh is historically a very strong team. It is still very early in the season and we are still trying to get everyone in shape.”

Arlington 95, Putnam Valley 63 — Rebecca Barone and Clara Baker each won three events in the Admirals’ season opener late Tuesday.

Barone placed first in the 50 freestyle (28.10 seconds) and 100 butterfly (1:07.80). Baker won the 200 individual medley (2:28.56) and 100 free (58.47). Barone and Baker swam on the winning 200 medley relay.

Our Lady of Lourdes 86, Brewster 84 — Grace Nikolski won two individual events and was part of two winning relays as the host Warriors prevailed in the debut of new coach Bill MacElveen late Tuesday.

Nikolski placed first in the 200 individual medley (2:24.27) and 100 freestyle (59.31) and was part of the winning 200 medley and 200 freestyle relays. Grace’s sister, Bridget, won the 500 freestyle (6:19.76) and Abigail Boyko won the 100 breaststroke (1:24.26).

Roy C. Ketcham 87, Peekskill 79 — Heidi Simpfenderfer, Katie Ruf and Ameera Bhanji were among the winners in the Indians’ season-opening victory at Peekskill late Tuesday.

Lakeland/Panas 91, John Jay 79 — Betsy Portch placed first in the 200 freestyle (2:15.30) and 500 freestyle (5:57.30) to pace the Patriots in a home loss late Tuesday.

Girls tennis

Poughkeepsie was swept by Lakeland, 5-0, in Shrub Oak to drop to 0-2 this season.

Women’s volleyball

SUNY New Paltz’s Becca Borquist, a Rhinebeck High School graduate, was named ECAC Metro/Upstate Player of the Week.

Borquist averaged 3.93 kills per set in a week in which the Hawks went 4-0.

Mount Saint Mary 3, Rutgers-Newark 0 — Natalie Candarelli and Katie Lynch had nine kills apiece as the host Blue Knights (2-6) picked up a sweep late Tuesday.

Kaitlin O’Brien had seven kills, four aces and 10 digs for Mount Saint Mary.

Collegiate field hockey

Dani Ackerman scored for host New Paltz in a 3-1 loss to Montclair State, the No. 1 team in Division III field hockey.

Boys soccer

Zack Decker made seven saves and stopped a penalty kick in the second half, but Red Hook lost a 1-0 decision to Rondout Valley in Accord late Tuesday.

Red Hook (1-2) hosts Washingtonville on Saturday at 11 a.m.

Arlington B 2, Putnam Valley 0 — Alex Zachoropoulous and Zachary Valckenaere scored for the host Admirals, who shut out the Tigers on Tuesday for coach Aidan Topley’s first head-coaching win.

Pat Tracy made four saves for Arlington B (1-1), which visits Haldane today at 4:30 p.m.

Zack Decker made seven saves, stopped a PK in the second


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