Highland High School senior Thomas Hollway scored seven goals, including the 100th of his career, and added one assist for the boys lacrosse team Thursday. The host Huskies beat Newburgh Free Academy, 18-2.
Highland coach Tom Schlappich said he wasn’t sure if Hollway knew he reached the century mark.
“I’m very happy, he’s done a great job over the course of his four years. He really blossomed,” Schlappich said. “I’m not sure he was even aware of it.”
Behind Hollway was Chris Schlappich, who scored four goals and distributed seven assists. Paul Rhodes and Tyler Jollie each had two goals and one assist, while Kyle Merget finished with two goals and two assists. Brian Donahue finished the scoring day with one goal.
“We came out of the gate quick, firing on all cylinders,” Schlappich said. “We pounded out a lot of shots. We had a great game plan and executed it well.”
Goalie Domenic Bellacicco made four saves while teammate Giorgio D’Angelo stopped five shots in front of the net.
The Huskies (2-1) will face Rondout Valley at 7 p.m. on Wednesday at home.
Harrison 11, Arlington 10 — Kevin Litchauer scored five goals and Brendan Sunday scored three with one assist as the host Admirals lost Thursday.
Matt Allagretti of Harrison took a shot from 50 yards out at the last second that found the back of the net, giving the Huskies the win. Admirals coach Don Connolly said he thought time expired before Allagretti got the shot off, although he will not file a formal complaint against the officials.
“It was a tough one,” said Connolly, whose Admirals fell to 1-2. “I’m surprised an experienced official didn’t wave off the goal. It was a tough, hard-fought game that should have went to overtime.”
Jack Schenker and Mike Genauldo also scored for Arlington, which plays at Putnam Valley at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.
Nick Mongelli struck out three and walked two over four innings, but Marlboro opened its season with a 4-0 loss to Minisink Valley in Slate Hill.
Kyle Oliver tossed a scoreless sixth inning for the Iron Dukes. Both teams had five hits.
“Lack of offensive production is a cause for concern,” Marlboro coach Dave Onusko said. “Timely hitting was absent, so that’s a concern. We were sound in the field. Pitching, I thought, was good enough to win. I have no complaints there.”
Marlboro visits Red Hook at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday.
The SUNY New Paltz baseball team has been uprooted from Loren Campbell Memorial Field to Cantine Field in Saugerties for the 2015 season, on account of an unplayable surface.
The Hawks will host their first game at Cantine Field at noon on Saturday, April 4 against SUNY Oswego.