Category: Softball

Suburban Council softball: Bethlehem wins home finale against Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake

DELMAR – The Bethlehem softball team picked up its ninth Suburban Council victory of the season in its home finale with a 3-2 win against Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Friday, May 17.

The visiting Spartans took a two-run lead in the top of the second inning, but with runners on first and second base and one out, the Lady Eagles shut the door. Pitcher Anna Cleary induced a ground ball leading to 4-6 putout, and then she struck out the next batter to strand runners at first and third.

Bethlehem struck back in the bottom of the second inning. Clare Boegel led off with single to center, and Haley Nash was walked. With one out, Aurora Lagace sent a fly ball over the reach of the left fielder for a double, scoring Boegel. Cleary followed with a sacrifice fly that drove in Nash to tie the game at 2-2.

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Suburban Council softball: Bethlehem surges past Niskayuna on Senior Night

DELMAR – Bethlehem overcame an early 2-0 deficit to defeat Niskayuna 14-2 on Senior Night Thursday, May 9, in a Suburban Council softball game.

Clare Boegel singled home the first Lady Eagles’ run in the bottom of the first inning, and Haley Nash followed with a two-run double to put the home team ahead 3-2. Nash later drilled a three-run homer to put the game out of Niskayuna’s reach. Continue reading “Suburban Council softball: Bethlehem surges past Niskayuna on Senior Night”

Softball: Bethlehem rallies past Greenville in non-league contest

Bethlehem rallied from a 5-0 deficit to defeat Greenville 11-8 Monday, May 6, in a non-league softball game.

An Aria Losee sacrifice fly got the Lady Eagles on the scoreboard in the third inning. From there, Bethlehem (7-4) outscored Greenville 10-3 to pull out the victory. Continue reading “Softball: Bethlehem rallies past Greenville in non-league contest”

Suburban Council softball: Bethlehem soars past Shaker

Bethlehem jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the top of the first inning and cruised past Shaker 9-1 Thursday, May 2, in a Suburban Council softball game.

Clare Boegel came close to hitting for the cycle for the Lady Eagles. Boegel finished the game with a single, a double, a triple and four RBI. Aria Losee singled twice and scored three runs, and Haley Nash added a two-run homer. Continue reading “Suburban Council softball: Bethlehem soars past Shaker”

Suburban Council softball: Anna Cleary leads Bethlehem past Shaker

Bethlehem scored six runs in the first inning on its way to an 8-3 victory over Shaker Thursday, April 25, in a Suburban Council softball game.

Pitcher Anna Cleary allowed two earned runs in 5.2 innings and belted a two-run homer in the first inning for the Lady Eagles. Clare Boegel had three hits and scored two runs, and Abby Campbell added a two-run double in the fifth innings.

Emmie Gilmore led Shaker with a double, two singles and two RBI. Sam Hardwick pitched six innings for the Blue Bison. Continue reading “Suburban Council softball: Anna Cleary leads Bethlehem past Shaker”

Scenes from Suburban Council softball: Guilderland defeats Bethlehem for second win of the season

GUILDERLAND CENTER – Guilderland scored all of its runs in the bottom of the third inning to defeat Bethlehem 5-2 Thursday, April 18, in a Suburban Council softball game. Continue reading “Scenes from Suburban Council softball: Guilderland defeats Bethlehem for second win of the season”

Scenes from Colonial Council softball: Mohonasen surges past Ichabod Crane

ROTTERDAM – Mohonasen scored two runs in the bottom of the fourth and fifth innings to pull away for a 5-1 victory over Ichabod Crane Wednesday, April 10, in a Colonial Council softball game.

The Mighty Warriors grabbed a 1-0 lead on Michaela Arcate’s RBI single in the bottom of the first inning. A Mohonasen error in the top of the fourth helped Ichabod Crane tie the score at 1-1, but two Rider miscues in the bottom half of the inning allowed the Mighty Warriors to take the lead for good. Continue reading “Scenes from Colonial Council softball: Mohonasen surges past Ichabod Crane”

WAC softball: Two triples and a home run fuel Canajoharie’s victory over BKW

Canajoharie rapped out 19 hits in a 20-9 Western Athletic Conference softball victory over Berne-Knox-Westerlo Wednesday, April 3.

McKenzie Bowerman belted a home run, while Alex Lathers and Molly Krug each contributed a triple for the Cougars, who rallied from an early deficit to post the victory. BKW also had 19 hits, but the Bulldogs struggled to convert those hits into runs. Continue reading “WAC softball: Two triples and a home run fuel Canajoharie’s victory over BKW”

2018-19 State Tournament Primer

By ROB JONAS

It may be early August, but it’s never too early to think about attending a New York State Public High School Athletic Association championship. Here is where you need to go if your school’s team (or one of its athletes) qualifies for a state tournament during the 2018-19 school year.

Fall sports
Girls tennis: Tri-City Tennis Club, Latham – October 27-29
Cross Country: Sunken Meadow State Park, Smithtown (Long Island) – November 10
Boys soccer: Middletown High School, Middletown – November 10 and 11
Girls soccer: SUNY Cortland, Homer High School and Cortland High School – November 10 and 11
Field hockey: Williamsville North High School, Williamsville (outside Buffalo) – November 10 and 11
Girls swimming and diving: Ithaca College, Ithaca – November 16 and 17
Football
East semifinals: Middletown High School, Middletown – November 16 and 17
Finals: Carrier Dome, Syracuse University – November 23 and 24
Boys volleyball: Capital Center, Albany – November 17
Girls volleyball: Cool Insuring Arena, Glens Falls – November 17 and 18
Golf (Note: Regular season is played in fall, but state tournament is held in the spring)
Girls tournament: Deerfield Country Club, Rochester – May 31 through June 2
Boys tournament: Robert Trent Jones Golf Course at Cornell University, Ithaca – June 1 through 3

Winter sports
Wrestling
Dual Meet Tournament: SRC Arena, Onondaga Community College, Syracuse – January 26
Individual championships: Times Union Center, Albany – February 22 and 23
Skiing: Gore Mountain, North Creek – February 25 and 26
Boys swimming and diving: Nassau Aquatic Center, East Meadow (Long Island) – March 1 and 2
Gymnastics: Cold Spring Harbor High School, Cold Spring Harbor (Long Island) – March 2
Competitive cheerleading: Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester – March 2
Indoor track and field: Ocean Breeze Track and Field Athletic Complex, Staten Island – March 2
Bowling – AMF Strike-N-Spare Lanes, Syracuse – March 8 through 10
Ice hockey: Harborcenter, Buffalo – March 9 and 10
Boys basketball: Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena, Binghamton – March 15 through 17
Girls basketball: Hudson Valley Community College, Troy – March 15 through 17

Spring sports
Boys tennis: Site to be announced – May 30 through June 1
Boys lacrosse
East semifinals: University at Albany, Albany and Adelphi University, Garden City (Long Island) – June 5
Finals: St. John Fisher College, Pittsford (outside Rochester) – June 8
Girls lacrosse: SUNY Cortland – June 7 and 8
Track and field: Middletown High School, Middletown – June 7 and 8
Baseball: Various sites around Binghamton – June 14 and 15
Softball: Moreau Park, South Glens Falls – June 15

For more information about NYSPHSAA championships, visit nysphsaa.org.