Lady Red Devils win two of three


After starting the season undefeated, the William Floyd softball team dropped its last four games.

The Lady Colonials (7-3 League I, 8-4 overall) lost their first game of the season, 4-2, on April 17 at home against Commack. They then traveled to Sachem East on April 18 and lost again, 3-2. William Floyd visited Connetquot on Monday and lost, 6-1, then came back home on Tuesday and lost, 4-2, to Sachem North.

In the loss to Commack, the Lady Colonials were shut down by Michelle Andrews, who threw a complete game three-hitter and had 10 strikeouts. She also went 2 for 4 at the plate with two RBIs.

On April 18, Shannon Connelly tied the score at two for Sachem East with an RBI single in the fifth inning, while her teammate Julia DeCarmine scored the go-ahead run on a wild pitch later in the inning. Kate Slavik took the loss for William Floyd.

In the loss to Connetquot, Emily Mazzaro went 2 for 3 with four RBIs for the Lady Thunderbirds.

On Tuesday, Meghan Dempsey went 2 for 4 with two RBIs for Sachem North and Danielle Cunetta pitched a three-hitter and struck out 13.

The Lady Colonials were in Bay Shore yesterday and will be in Riverhead tomorrow at 7 p.m.

Center Moriches

It’s been an up and down season for the Center Moriches softball team, a trend that continued this week.

The Lady Red Devils (3-5 League VIII, 3-8 overall) were home on April 17 and lost to Bayport-Blue Point, 12-1. They came back and won the following day, 16-12, as they visited Elwood/John Glenn and beat Southampton, 15-3, at home on Tuesday.

In the loss on April 17, Bayport-Blue Point’s Meg Brewer stuck out five batters and only allowed two hits.

Jordan Markle was 3 for 5 with three RBIs and two runs for Center Moriches in its win against Glenn. Amanda Lampe also went 3 for 5 with three RBIs.

The Lady Red Devils beat Southampton on the bats of Katherine Wallace, who went 2 for 3 with a home run, a triple and four RBIs, and Katie Connolly, who added three hits, including a home run and three RBIs. Jessica Bandrowski also added a home run for Center Moriches and Candice Shore won her second straight game.

The Lady Devils were in Babylon on Wednesday and will be at home today to face Mt. Sinai at 2 p.m.

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