Also in softball, Victor defeated Rush-Henrietta, Honeoye defeated DeSales, and Pal-Mac defeated Whitman. In baseball it was Victor over Rush-Henrietta, Bloomfield over HAC, Thomas over Canandaigua and Newark over Geneva. In girls lacrosse Whitman defeated Penn Yan and Geneva defeated Pal-Mac. In boys tennis it was Whitman over Waterloo while in track and field both Midlakes girls and boys teams.
Red Jacket 5, Romulus 4
In Shortsville, while it was a battle pulling out the one-run win over the host Warriors, Red Jacket’s ace on the mound, Megan Hotchkiss made it an extra special day as not only did she get the win, Hotchkiss had 13 strikeouts on the day, putting her over the high school career 1,000 strikeout mark. To boot she also tagged a home run in the game.
Teammate Bailey Hixson went 3 for 3 with a triple.
Victor 5, Rush-Henrietta 3
In Victor, Claire Sobraske, going 3 for 3 with a triple, and Marion Eckermann, with an RBI triple, led the Blue Devils over the Royal Comets. Victor is now 7-10 on the season.
Honeoye 6, DeSales 1
In Geneva, Megan Leitten had a two RBI doubles in the first and Taylor Pestle had two hits, one being an RBI triple in the fifth inning. Kylie McBride got the win, allowing two hits, one being an RBI double by Rachel Ficcaglia. McBride also struck out four.
Pal-Mac 21, Marcus Whitman 10
In Rushville, four of Pal-Mac’s first five runs were unearned and they never looked back. Kelsi Nau was the games winning pitcher while teammates Jasper Lange, with a two RBI double, and both Mikala Miller and Maddy Luke collecting two hits apiece.
Victor 6, Rush-Henrietta 4
In Henrietta, Victor’s Tommy Wagner gained the win, going six innings, giving up the four runs on seven hits while striking out nine and walking two. Down 4-1 R-H tied the game at 4-all in the fifth where it stayed into the seventh. A Mike Wagner double followed by a fly-out set up Victor’s Jon Simmons top-of-the-seventh RBI double, scoring Wagner. A batter later the Blue Devils plated their sixth run on an error. Teammate Matt Portland was the closer, striking out three in the bottom of the seventh. Also contributing to the Blue Devil win were Jake Redding and Josh Busch with two hits apiece.
Victor is now 9-3 in league, 15-4 overall and will be playing their last regular season game at home against equally 9-3 Penfield for the Monroe County Division 1 league championship Friday at 4:30.
Bloomfield 13, Harley Allendale-Columbia 10
In Bloomfield, Todd Brooks, Chase Jackson and Taylor Rayburn led the Bombers over the visiting Wolves. Rayburn got the job on the mound coming in for relief of teammate Shawn Fitzgerald, while Brooks and Jackson were big players on offense with each hitting key RBI doubles.
Alex Fremeti and Anton Schutz had three hits apiece for HAC.
Webster Thomas 8, Canandaigua 2
At Canandaigua, Matt Squilla got the win on the mound for Thomas, striking out six. Teammates Steve Dinicola hit a triple while Spencer Thomas and Logan Harasta each hit doubles. Patrick Carbary, with a double, and Travis Welch, 2 for 3 with an RBI, led CA.
Newark 9, Geneva 2
In Newark, the Reds were led by winning pitcher Nick Comacho, who had a complete game three-hitter, striking out three and walking three. Collecting three hits apiece with a triple each were Newark teammates Josh Blondell and Jeff Garrett.
Marcus Whitman 6, Penn Yan 4
In Rushville, with the win over the Penn Yan Mustangs the Marcus Whitman girls lacrosse team clinched a tie for the Finger Lakes Division II League Championship with Waterloo.
Spreading the score out, the Wildcat scorers were Nelli O'Donnell, with two goals and one assist, along with Molly Gray, Paige O’Neil, Emily Polizzi, and Casey Dean who each had one goal. Gray added two assists with teammate Claudia Coleates making eight saves. Whitman is now 13 - 3.
Courtney Lafler, Heather Lee, Heather Conklin, and Sam Mashewskee all had a goal each for Penn Yan. Teammate Leah Swarthout made 11 saves.
Geneva 16, Pal-Mac 14
Up by three in Palmyra, the Red Raiders were outscored by five goals in the second half to hand the win to the visiting Panthers.
Morgan Racicot and Alisia Griffin, with five goals each, and Bethany Jolly, with three goals led the Geneva offense while Hannah Burrall made five saves to anchor the Panther defense.
Holton Mackenzie, with six goals, and Rachel Rowles, with four goals, led PThe Red Raiders is 9-5 overall and 8-4 in the FL while Geneva is 13-3 over and 10-2 in The FL.
Marcus Whitman 5, Waterloo 0
In Rushville, Whitman’s Dan Wickham, Jon Talbot and Noah Santiago all won their singles matches in this final Finger Lakes regular season match for both teams. Matt Landcastle/Casey Caitlin and Brad Jones/Doug Payne completed the Wildcat sweep with their doubles match wins.
Track and field
Midlakes 107.5, South Seneca 92.5, Sodus 76, Bloomfield 37, Geneva 14
In Clifton Springs, Midlakes was led by double-event winner Alli Maloney who won the 1500 (5:21.8) and the 800 (2:36.7). Emily Lavarnway of South Seneca won the 100 (13.4) and the high jump (4 feet 10 inches).
Midlakes 123, Geneva 63, South Seneca 55, Sodus 41, Bloomfield 15
In Clifton Springs, Midlakes was led by Nick Vanderweide, winning the long jump (19-5 1/2) and the triple jump (40-6 1/4), while Geneva was led by Efrain Lugo, winning the 400 hurdles and the 110 hurdles (16.8). Justin Shaver from Honeoye won two events also, the shot put (45-1) and the discus (106).
Late Tuesday results
Track and field
Marion 119, Harley-Allendale Columbia 76, Williamson 73, Red Creek 52, Newark 25
The depth was the difference for the Black Knights as their only individual event winners were Mackenzie Sturtz in the high jump (5 feet) and Logan Salamone in the long jump (15-0.5). Marion's 4x400 relay also took first place.
Isabel Hirtelen-Booker won the 200 (27.19) and 100 hurdles (14.25) for the Wolves. Teammate Aedin Brennan won the 400 hurdles (1:07.85) and the triple jump (38-10.25).
Newark's Kendra Bush won the shot put (33-6.25) and discus (88-1).
Williamson 154, Marion 69, Red Creek 68, Newark 37, Harley-Allendale Columbia 23
Marion's Cody Engelsen won the 200-meter dash (23.73) and 400 (51.46). Teammate Ian Gillens won the shot put (46-0.75) and discus (145-11).
Newark's Jeremy Hassett won the 1,600 (4:46.13).