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The Top Spot:
The Rye Neck golf team improved to 8-2 over the weekend as they beat Ossining 222-243 at .
Ryan Morningstar led the team with a 39 and Luke Murphy and Michael Spiegel fallowed closely behind shooting a 42 and 43.
Rye Neck will be at Hampshire Country Club again today as they take on Briarcliff.
Sport: Baseball (Friday)
Game: Scarsdale vs. Mamaroneck
Score: Mamaroneck won 11-2
Sport: Softball (Friday)
Game: Mount Vernon vs. Mamaroneck
Score: Mamaroneck won 13-1
Sport: Girls Lacrosse (Saturday)
Game: Mamaroneck vs. Edgemont
Score: Edgemont won 18-16
In boys lacrosse, Scarsdale heads to Mamaroneck at 7:00 p.m.
In boys tennis, Mamaroneck heads to Fox Lane at 4:15 p.m.
In softball, Briarcliff heads to Mamaroneck at 4:30 p.m.
In baseball, Rye Neck heads to Valhalla at 4:30 p.m.
In boys tennis, Westlake heads to Rye Neck at 4:15 p.m.
In softball, Ossining will host Rye Neck at Veterans Park at 4:30 p.m.
College Sports Notebook:
Chris O’Grady of Congers, a stalwart of the pitching staff at George Mason University, is among a group of 45 players who have been named to the midseason watch list for the eighth National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) Stopper of the Year Award, given to the top relief pitcher in NCAA Division I baseball.
O’Grady, an alum of Clarkstown North, has made 19 appearances for the Patriots and tops the staff with a 0.33 ERA in 28 innings. The southpaw has allowed just 13 hits, with no homers, no triples and just one double.
The Patriots (28-16) host Richmond on Tuesday in Fairfax, VA, to open a five game home stand that continues on Wednesday against Maryland.
San Diego’s Michael Wagner headlines the nominees for the award.
Wagner leads the nation with 18 saves in 22 appearances. He has pitched 35 innings with 31 strikeouts and is 1-1 with 1.03 ERA.
At the conclusion of the regular season, the Division I national saves leader and four other relief pitching standouts will be selected as finalists and released on June 6, prior to the start of the NCAA Super Regional tournament competition.
The NCBWA’s all-America Committee will select the winner, with this year’s recipient to be announced during the college world series.
The NCBWA, founded in 1962, presents the Dick Howser Trophy to the Nation’s top player. It also selects all-American teams for all Divisions; a Division I Freshman all-American team, Division I and III Players of the Week, Division I District Players of the Year and Division III Players of the year.
- Frank Salerno of New City had his team-record 34th stolen base, and senior right-hander Joe Ferrara of Congers went a strong seven and two-thirds innings as the St. Thomas Aquinas College baseball team defeated host Mercy College, 10-3, for a team-record 30th victory. The Spartans (30-15, 15-5 East Coast Conference) retained a share of the conference lead. The Mavericks lost their 16th straight, falling to 6-35, 4-19. The Spartans travel to Greenvale for a first-place showdown with C.W. Post on Wednesday. The Mavericks meet Nyack College today at 5 p.m. at Provident Bank Park in Pomona, and on Wednesday hit the road to challenge Bridgeport at West Haven (CT) High School, also at 5 p.m.
- The Manhattan College baseball team, coming off a 11-0 loss at Texas Christian University (26-15), look to rebound on Tuesday when the Jaspers travel to cross-Bronx rival Fordham University (19-28) at 7 p.m. Mike Giordano of Bedford, an alum of Fox Lane High School, is third on the Jaspers’ pitching staff with a 4.67 ERA.
- The Rutgers University women’s lacrosse team ended its season with a 9-7 loss to Georgetown (9-7, 5-3), which will be the No. 4 seed in the Big East Tournament. Senior midfielder Ali Steinberg of Suffern led the team with 47 points on 31 goals and 16 assists, while sophomore Amanda Trendell of Yorktown Heights saw action in six games for Rutgers, which went 9-7, including a 4-4 mark in the Big East.
- WCC starting pitcher Chris Fumasoli of Rye pitched a nine inning complete game shutout against Sussex Community College last week. Fumasoli threw 114 pitches, struck out seven and scattered four hits the win.
- After a very successful season, the Monroe Mustangs had five players sign with NCAA programs. The latest domino to fall was Orlando Sanchez who just signed with the St. John Red Storm.
Weekly Sports Poll:
After being beaten soundly in Game One, the Knicks will head to the Heat and square off tonight in Miami at 7 p.m. asked how you thought the Knicks would do this post-season. Unfortunately, most people feel the Knicks will be done in the first round.
The Rangers are hoping for a long run in the playoffs that will hopefully end with a parade in New York City and the Stanley Cup coming back to Madison Square Garden. Before the Blue Shirts can hoist another banner they will need to beat the Washington Capitals. This week’s sports poll asks
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