Here’s a look at the day in Section 1 softball: (File art credit: Xavier Mascarenas/The Journal News)
Tappan Zee 6, Suffern 5: At Suffern, Kaitlin Quirk’s (right/ photo by Peter Carr, The Journal News) seventh-inning suicide squeeze, plating Kelly Connolly proved to be the difference for the Dutchies. Connolly went 4 for 4 with a two-run home run and Paulina Gutkin, who struck out nine in earning the win, also had a two-run home run for Tappan Zee. Casey Macchia had three hits, including a home run, and drove in three runs and Katie Wood also homered for the Mounties.
Albertus Magnus 5, Dobbs Ferry 3, 8: At Dobbs Ferry, Danielle Herrera was 2 for 3 with two RBI. Teammate Victoria Chippollino was 2 for 4 with with RBI. Alexandra Cialini was 2 for 3 with an RBI for the Eagles. Alison Abbatiello and Andrea Abbatiello each had a hit and an RBI.
Pearl River 1, Nanuet 0: At Pearl River, Deirdre O’Malley (below right hugging Mandy McCarthy, photo credit Matthew Brown/The Journal News) drove in Erin Woods on a base hit in the first inning with the eventual game-winning run. Mandy McCarthy took the win allowing five hits, three walks, and struck out 11. Janine Mackey had two hits for the Golden Knights.
John Jay 3, Somers 1: At John Jay, Winning pitcher Theresa Swertfager was 3 for 3 with two doubles, a triple and two RBI. Swertfager pitched a four-hitter with five strikeouts. Kristen Hatley had two hits and an RBI for the Tuskers.
Eastchester 15, Walkill 1: In game one of the Melissa Bisaccia Tournament at Ketcham, Kristin Martin was 4 for 4 with two homers. Danielle Cacciola was 3 for 4 with a homer. Alexis Ventarola was 3 for 4 for the Eagles.
Ketcham 2, Eastchester 1: In game two the Melissa Bisaccia Tournament at Ketcham, Dell Aera had an RBI. Danielle Cacciola pitched a three-hitter with 10 strikeouts.
Ardsley 8, Rye 6: In the championship game of the Nyack tournament at Nyack College, winning pitcher Raina Gorman had two doubles and two RBI for the Panthers. Jessica Rosenfeld went 3 for 5 with a double and an RBI. Nicole Alimena went 2 for 4 with a double and had two RBI for the Garnets. Keira Nemsick went 2 for 4 with two RBI.
Ardsley 11, Sleepy Hollow 9: In the first round of the Nyack tournament at Nyack College, Raina Gorman went 3 for 4 with a double, a home run and three RBI for the Panthers. Gorman took the win pitching one inning allowing three hits and struck out six. Christine Greige went 2 for 3 and drove in two runs for the Headless Horsemen.
Brewster 8, Mahopac 1: At Mahopac, Sammy Chiudina drove in four runs and Brittany Deleso and Nikole Larm each added an RBI for the Bears. Courtney McCormack had an RBI for the Indians.
Long Island Lutheran 22, Masters 17: At Long Island Lutheran, Hannah Weber was 3 for 4 with six RBI. Stefanie Weichert was 3 for 5 wutg three RBI.
Panas 10, Yorktown 0: At Panas, Molly Roche (left, photo credit: Frank Beccera Jr./The Journal News) went 3 for 3 with a two-run home run, a third RBI, pitched a three-hitter with a walk and struck out eight. Adrena Daw went 2 for 4 with a double and two RBI. Danielle Petrovic had a solo home run and a second RBI on a sac fly. Amanda Bozentko, Lauren Gorenstein, and Kristen O’Connell each had a hit for the Huskers.
Nyack 14, Sleepy Hollow 2: In the consolation game of the Nyack Tournament, Meg Sneeden doubled twice and drove in four runs and Tiffany Salcito tripled and drove in two runs for the Indians. Mackenzie Johnson struck out 13 in earning the win.
Clarkstown South 7, Monroe Woodbury 6: At Monroe Woodbury, Sara Herskowitz had a double and two RBI. Karly Fishkin and Alana Kurtti each had two RBI. Briana Keaveney got the win.
Poly Prep 10, Hackley 9: At Poly Prep, Mary Medure, Jillian Dressler and Francesca Delia each had two RBI.
East Ramapo 15, Mount Vernon 9: At Mount Vernon, Deangie Jimenez went 2 for 4 with a two-run home run, and three runs scored for the Titans. Chelsie Miles had an RBI double. Shawna Antoine went 2 for 4 with a triple, a walk and two RBI for the Knights.
Kennedy 13, Arlington B 4: At Kennedy, Jasmine Velez had three hits and drove in four runs and Patrice Grande, Gabby Rosado and Julia Bauer each drove in two runs for the Gaels.