Host Our Lady of Lourdes defeated John Jay 8-7 on Wednesday after trailing 5-0, but scoring eight unanswered runs and holding on for the victory.
“It’s been a lot of years since we ever won a ballgame against John Jay,” Lourdes coach Derrick Damiano said. “It’s won of the bigger wins our program has had in a long time.”
T.J. Masella threw four relief innings for the win, allowing two runs, and at the plate, had two hits, including a double. Joe Cigna was 2 for 3 with a triple.
For John Jay, Peter Demeglio was 3 for 4 with a home run and three runs scored. Dan Dimarzo was 2 for 4 with a double.
Roy C. Ketcham 5, Arlington 0 — The Indians bounced back from a pair of losses behind ace Tim Zehnbauer, who shut out the host Admirals over seven innings, striking out three. He allowed five hits without issuing a walk.
“You’ve got to kind of tip your hat to Zehnbauer,” Arlington coach Darrell Flynn said. “He’s as advertised. He’s very good. … We just couldn’t really solve him throughout the entire game”
Flynn said his team “kind of shot ourselves in the foot,” with four errors, including one that led to Zehnbauer knocking in Ketcham’s first run in the first inning. The Indians added four more runs in the top of the sixth.
Justin Squarzini added an RBI hit for Ketcham (3-2), which will host Arlington on Friday.
For Arlington (4-1), Steve Gerringer went five innings in the loss, allowing two runs, three hits and three walks, while striking out two.
Red Hook 11, New Paltz 1 — The host Raiders scored eight runs on a two-out rally in the fourth inning to cruise to a win.
After Joey DiMarco scored in the first inning to put the Huguenots ahead, Kevin Jordan’s RBI single with two out in the bottom of the second inning tied the game. Jordan came back to the plate with two out in the fourth and ripped another single, and the Raiders didn’t look back.
Connor Christensen clocked a three-run home run over the right-field wall during the rally, and Pat Troy hit a two-run single.
A.J. Coolbaugh added two hits and two RBI for Red Hook (1-1), including a sixth-inning solo home run over the centerfield fence.
Christensen went the distance, allowing three hits, five walks and striking out four.
“He struggled a little bit with his control, but the great thing about Connor was he kept battling,” Red Hook coach Mike McCrudden said. “Anytime he got into trouble he was able to work out of it.”
Millbrook 1, Rhinebeck 0 — Jake Wright pitched the visiting Blazers to victory, tossing 6 1/3 innings and giving up no runs on four hits. He struck out two batters.
Matt Kyle notched the key base hit in the fifth inning. He singled in Tyler Gangloff for the game’s deciding run.
Chris Cassens tossed a complete game for the Hawks, giving up one earned run. Cassens scattered five hits and didn’t walk a batter, while striking out seven.
“Both teams played great defense – from the spectator side of it, the plays on both sides were nice to see,” Rhinebeck coach Nick Nikolatos said. “They enjoyed the game. They (Millbrook) made key plays on us that didn’t allow us to score.”
Rhinebeck (1-3) hosts John A. Coleman at 4:15 p.m. Thursday. Millbrook will host Pine Plains, likewise at 4:15 p.m. Thursday.
Pawling 7, North Salem 2 — Lucas Reidich pitched five innings, striking out seven, to lead Pawling to a home win.
David Bellucci closed the game by striking out three in two innings.
Joe Currie went 2 for 3 with an RBI and a run, Billy Pizzolongo was 2 for 4 with a run, and Steve Campbell scored once and drove in a run, for Pawling (4-2), which visits North Salem on Friday.
“Overall, a great game,” Pawling coach Travis Light said. “I couldn’t be more proud of the kids. It was a good upset.”
Webutuck 8, Pine Plains 5 — Tied, 2-2, after six innings, the visiting Warriors scored six runs in the final stanza.
“We had a couple of errors. The wheels fell off,” Pine Plains coach Brendan LoBrutto said. “In the game we left eight guys stranded. On two occasions we left the bases loaded. We couldn’t get a timely hit.”
Nick Reilly went 2 for 4 with two runs for Webutuck, and Andrew Thrasher added two hits and a run.
John Wheeler pitched 6 1/3 innings for Pine Plains (2-2), striking out 14 and allowing two earned runs. Pete Ducillo went 4 for 4 with two doubles and a triple, and drove in a run. Wheeler and Matt Pelletier each scored two runs.
Beacon 4, Hendrick Hudson 3 — Jason Antalek tossed 6 2/3 innings, letting up eight hits and striking four in his first win of the season.
Ryan Frost collected two hits and Brendon Malouf recorded the save in the seventh inning.
Beacon (5-1) plays at Hendrick Hudson in Montrose Friday.
Marlboro 12, Highland 5 – Scott Oliver led the host Iron Dukes with two doubles and two RBI. Teammate Cole Nicolis collected two hits and knocked in three runs, while Xavier Oliver had a double, a single, and an RBI.
John Mooradian had two hits while Nick Mongelli recorded the win on the mound, his second of the season.
Highland was led by Mike Canino, who had three hits, including a double.
Marlboro hosts New Paltz Thursday while Highland hosts Franklin D. Roosevelt Thursday.
Faith Christian Academy 21, New York Military Academy 3 — Jordan Springstead was the winning pitcher, striking out four, as Faith Christian won its season opener.
Liam Hayes went 4 for 4 with four runs in the win, and Austin Ackerbauer was 3 for 3 with two runs.