The Red Hook High School softball team rallied to force extra innings and won an 8-7 decision at home over Franklin D. Roosevelt in eight innings on Wednesday.
The Presidents surged ahead with a three-run rally in the top of the seventh to take a 5-4 lead. With two outs in the bottom of the seventh, Moorea Martin walked and scored the tying run on Ashley Cahenzli’s double.
Jessica Osterhaudt led off the bottom of the eighth with a single, and advanced to third. With one out, Lauren Marici hit a grounder to second, and Osterhaudt beat the throw to home with a head-first dive to win the game.
Martin went 3 for 3 with a triple, and double and three RBI, while Cahenzli and Marici each had two hits. Cahenzli picked up the win, allowing seven hits in eight innings.
Allison Pritchard took the loss despite striking out 10 in eight innings for Roosevelt.
“I want to commend FDR, they’re a very good team, very well coached,” Red Hook coach Tom Gilbert said. “What I like about our team is, they fight all the way to the end.”
Poughkeepsie 7, John F. Kennedy Catholic 6 — Tied and down to its last out in the top of the seventh inning, Georgie Super hit a two-out double for Poughkeepsie, one of her two in the game, and scored one batter later on E’lantra Means’ single to boost the Pioneers.
Poughkeepsie’s Kiamani Thomas and Kiara Pittman also doubled twice in the game.
Tori Davies (5-2) went the distance for Poughkeepsie (5-2), which visits Putnam Valley on Friday.
Roy C. Ketcham 5, Hendrick Hudson 1 — Casey Herzog (7-0) went the distance, striking out four and walking one for the 7-0 Indians in Wappingers Falls.
Carissa Dellavechia and Taylor Travis each drove in two runs for Ketcham during a five-run rally in the bottom of the sixth. Emma Savas, Rachel Tierney and Herzog all doubled.
Ketcham visits Beacon on Friday.
Arlington 6, Lakeland 2 — Jordan Ballantyne, Jessica Newberry and Jackie Santilli all homered for Arlington. Ballantyne and Cori McFall each collected three hits including a double.
Newberry (4-1) earned the win, allowing seven hits.
John Jay 10, Mahopac 2 — Tateum Valentine was 4 for 5 with a triple, a double, four RBI and two runs scored as the visiting Patriots prevailed.
Gabby Bracchi was 2 for 4 with an RBI and three runs scored. Megan Theiller was 3 for 4 with two RBI and two runs scored. Vicky Lattanzio struck out seven and walked one over five innings.
Our Lady of Lourdes 10, Putnam Valley 0 — Rebecca Sparks and Deanna Jacobs each had two hits, with Sparks driving in four runs as the host Warriors improved to 5-1 with a shutout win over the Tigers.
Amy VanDetta had two RBI for Lourdes. Warriors pitcher Meghan Meyers struck out seven and walked two over seven innings.
Lourdes visits Pawling at 4:30 p.m. on Friday.
Arlington B 6, North Salem 5 – The Admirals improved to 4-2 on the season, thanks, in part, to the 3-for-4 effort from Danielle Kreines.
Makenzie Pelish and Alyssa Chelak each contributed two hits apiece for the victors.
Pine Plains 9, Millbrook 3 – Anna Lonczak was 3 for 5 with two RBI as the visiting Bombers defeated the Blazers.
Riley Croghan and Brooke Hapeman each went 2 for 4 with Hapeman picking up two RBI for Pine Plains.
Maggie Christano doubled for Millbrook.
Pawling 15, Peekskill 3 – Katie McDougal was 2 for 4 with three RBI, and also had six strikeouts over four innings.
Gabby Stenton and Sandy Spicer had three hits apiece for Pawling (3-2). Spicer added two RBI for Pawling. Morgan Kelly had 2 for 3 with an RBI.
Poughkeepsie Day School 22, New York Military Academy 1 — Poughkeepsie Day School earned a home win at Oakwood Friends School with Annie Bohringer tossing a five-inning two-hitter Sophie Vallas homered, tripled and doubled.
Poughkeepsie Day School (2-1) will face Oakwood at Oakwood on Monday.
Ellenville 15, Dover 5 – Ali Hoag had two hits and scored twice, but the visiting Dragons lost.