New City-Suffern-Congers used a third consecutive no-hitter over the weekend to advance to the championship of the 9-10 softball all-star state tournament.
Kaitlyn Fudge has started all three games, and she pitched all six innings on Saturday in NCSC’s 9-0 win against Oneida in Syrcause. NCSC Coach Eddie Fudge said Kaitlyn Fudge’s no-hitter remained intact thanks to some great defense from Megan Keveney and Samantha Kaner.
Fudge hasn’t given up a run so far in tournament play, and NCSC hasn’t lost a game in the district, section and so far state tournament.
Offensively, Kristen Tarantino blasted a home run and drove in two runs, while Kimberly Kaufman went 2-3 in the win.
NCSC can win the state title Monday at 1 p.m. against Half Hollow Hills. In its first game of the state tournament, NCSC beat Half Hollow Hills 2-0. Since NCSC is undefeated, to win the state title Half Hollow Hills would have to beat NCSC twice.
The West Nyack All-Stars 11 year olds continued their run on Sunday with a
convincing 11-3 victory over Harrison at Cesca Field.
Two hits each by Joey Solomon, Brendan Berrigan, T.J. McIvor and Christopher
Curran supported the outstanding four hit performance turned in by Matthew Kim and Luke Pallogudis.
West Nyack moves onto the winners bracket final on Tuesday versus Brewster.
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