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Daily Sports Digest: Trio Of Pirates Lead Girls LAX Over TZ

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The Pearl River girls lacrosse team travelled to Tappan Zee Tuesday and escaped with a .

Caitlyn Noonan led the way with four goals in the win as Allison Cook and Kiera McMullan each picked up hat tricks. Cook also led the team with two assists while four other Pirates had one each.

Sarah Wenke led Tappan Zee with two goals and an assist in the loss and Ashley Mezzacappa had 10 saves for the team.

Yesterday’s Results

Sport: Golf

Game: Albertus Magnus vs. Clarkstown North 

Score: Clarkstown North Won 220-249

Highlights: Bobby Duggan led the way for Clarkstown North by shooting a 41 and teammates Ryan Shankman and Corey Settler each shot a 43. Albertus Magnus’ Matt Valentine and Liam Fox each finished with a 48.

Sport: Girls Lacrosse

Game: Nyack vs. Albertus Magnus

Score: Albertus Magnus Won 13-12

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Today’s Schedule:

In baseball, Nyack heads to Pearl River at 4:15 p.m.

In boys lacrosse, Pearl River heads to Nyack at 4:15 p.m.

In boys tennis, Nyack heads to Pearl River at 4:15 p.m.

In baseball, Blind Brook heads to Albertus Magnus at 4:30 p.m.

In boys lacrosse, Our Lady of Lourdes heads to Albertus Magnus at 4 p.m.

In boys tennis, Tappan Zee heads to Albertus Magnus at 4 p.m.

In softball, Albertus Magnus heads to Nanuet at 4 p.m.

College Sports Notebook

Spartans go into tournament as top seed

Top-seeded after completing an outstanding 33-16 regular season with a split against Queens College, the St. Thomas Aquinas College baseball team begins its quest for the East Coast Conference title Thursday at Provident Bank Park in Pomona.

The ECC champion receives a bid to the NCAA Division II Tournament.

Thursday’s lineup kicks off with the No. 1 Spartans meeting No. 4 Bridgeport at 1 p.m., followed at 4 p.m. with second-seeded Dowling taking on No. 3 C.W. Post. Competition continues at PBP on Friday with games at 9 a.m., noon and 3 p.m., with the finals shifting to St. John’s University in Jamaica, Queens on Saturday when the ECC championship plaque will be awarded.

STAC beat Queens College, 12-1, after losing the opener, 11-1, to cap an 18-6 conference mark. Queens fell to 13-27 overall, 7-17 in ECC action.

In the nightcap, freshman left-hander Nick May of Middletown, senior righty Ken Frawley of White Plains and junior right-hander Joe DePool of New City combined to a six-hitter.Hot-hitting junior Frank Salerno, also of New City, had three hits including a home run to lead off the game.

The Spartans unleashed a 15-hit attack in support of starter May, who improved to 4-1.

Mortarboard musings

  • Jason Crafton, a 2003 Nyack College graduate, has been appointed as the Warriors’ head men’s basketball coach. Crafton previously served as an assistant coach for seven years at the United States Naval Academy.
  • Junior Jesse Drinks of Ossining placed sixth in the 100-meter dash at the Big East Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Tampa, FL, as the University of Connecticut placed fourth, just three points behind third-place Pittsburgh. Drinks set a UConn record with a time of 10.47 in his specialty, and is also part of the Huskies’ record-setting 4x100 relay team.
  • Nyack College baseball skipper Matt Cornacchione was chosen as the Central Atlantic Athletic Conference (CACC) coach of the year by his peers. Cornacchione led Nyack to a 23-22 overall mark (11-9 in CACC) and a No. 5 seed in the CACC Baseball Championship. The Warriors won 20 more games than they did in 2011, when they posted a 3-35 overall record.
  • The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference honored 17 members of the Iona College men’s and women’s outdoor track and field programs on the MAAC All-Academic teams after picking up a 3.20 grade point average or higher. The announcement was made at this weekend’s MAAC Championships.

Weekly Sports Poll:

Yesterday the Yankees beat the Rays 5-3 but New York made it interesting in the late innings. The late innings may get scary without Hall of Famer Mariano Rivera in there but yesterday Rafael Soriano picked up his third hold of the year and David Robertson got his first save.

The Daily Sports Digest is Patch’s way of increasing reader involvement in sports coverage. We would like to provide you with for you to add your best photos and/or videos to share. If you see anything in our high school scores, standings or schedule that requires updating, please e-mail Mark Rinaldi directly at HVDailySportsDigest@gmail.com or like us on Facebook and post updates on our wall. Marc Maturo covers college athletics across the nation. Please send updates of your local schools or players to marcmaturo@aol.com.

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