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Tuesday. Oct. 8, 2019: Ossining beats top-ranked Mamaroneck in boys soccer

   Leading off today: Nolan Lenaghan scored with 44 seconds left in the second overtime to give Ossining a 2-1 victory in boys soccer on Monday over Mamaroneck, the state's top-ranked Class AA team.

   Lenaghan distributed the ball to Kevon Evans near the right sideline and raced to the box, where Evans found his teammate on the return pass. Leaghan connected and halted the Tigers' 11-game winning streak.

   Lenaghan had tied the contest with 15 minutes to play in regulation when he headed home a well-placed free kick by Juan Pablo Estupinan.

   Ossining entered the contest ranked 15th in Class AA.

   "I told the kids coming over on the bus that this was a key game because it can lead us to where we want to go," said Ossining coach Joe Scamarone, whose team lost the 2018 the Section 1 final fall. "Mamaroneck is a great team, but the kids came prepared, not only physically, but also mentally and it showed in the game. They wanted it and wanted it and wanted it."

   More boys soccer: Coach Matt Iorlano picked up his 300th career victory in Newburgh Free Academy's 4-2 win over Pine Bush. Corbin Robinson had a goal and an assist.

   No. 1 vs. No. 2: Top-ranked Clinton earned a 2-0 girls soccer triumph over Holland Patent, rated second in the state in Class B.

   Junior Gwen Williams and sophomore Maddie Luke scored the goals, and junior goalkeeper Kaitlyn Williams made seven saves.

   Williams fired home a 35-yard blast over the out-stretched arms of Holland Patent goalkeeper Haedyn Roberts.

   "She's done that before," coach Beth Baker said. "She noticed Haedyn was off the line and she happened to get a good look. It couldn't have been placed more perfectly because Haedyn is a great goalie. You're not going to score on her too often."

    • Marion's Chloe DeLyser scored her 50th goal of the season during a 5-2 loss to Victor. Her career total now stands at 310.

   Milestone volleyball wins: Hendrick Hudson swept Dobbs Ferry to improve to 14-0 for the season and present coach Diane Swertfager with her 600th victory.

   Swertfager leads all Section 1 coaches with 14 sectional titles and is the only coach in Section 1 history to win three consecutive state titles.

    • Eastport-South Manor coach Don Consorte earned his 300th win and 21st consecutive playoff berth with a 3-0 win over West Islip last week.

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   Alumni news: Former Mount Vernon track and field great Rai Benjamin earned a gold medal Sunday at the IAAF World Championships in Qatar by anchoring the United States' 1,600-meter relay to victory.

  
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   The U.S. team of Fred Kerly, Wilbert London, Michael Cherry and Benjamin finished in 2:56.69. Jamaica was second in 2:57.90.

   Benjamin, 22, was a silver medalist in the 400 hurdles earlier in the meet.

   Coolor heads prevail: Devin Dourisseau was reinstated as football coach at Avondale (Ariz.) La Joya less than a week after resigning in the face of dubious criticism for running up the score in a 60-0 victory.

   Tolleson Union High School District spokes- man Joseph Ortiz con- firmed Dourisseau's return, noting that Principal Stacie Almaraz never asked the coach to step down.

   La Joya beat Glendale Copper Canyon 60-0, a game in which Dourisseau said he was threatened to be removed from the sideline for the next game if his team scored again in the second half. Dourisseau stepped down after meeting with the principal and AD on Monday morning three days after that game.    Accounts of the game indicated that La Joya was the benefit of turnovers and special-teams plays resulting in three touchdowns. The opposing coach said he did not feel La Joya had run up the score.

   Extra points: PSLA at Fowler has hired Christian Schmidt, 25, as its boys basketball coach. Schmidt spent last season as the JV coach at the Syracuse school.

   He is the son of former Corcoran basketball and football coach Tim Schmidt, who will coach the Fowler JVs this winter.


  
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