Sports Roundup (Week of April 8)

Monday, April 8


Liberty 9, Goshen 10

The Liberty Varsity Softball team battled to the end but came up just short in a 10 to 9 loss at Goshen this afternoon. In a very exciting last inning, Goshen robbed two base hits from Liberty including a homerun when their left fielder went over the fence taking a homerun away from Jerikah Fleischman. The catch preserved the Goshen victory.  Kelsey Morgans went 4-4 with a homerun, triple and two singles. She scored 3 runs and drove in 3 to lead the offense. Katy Decker had a single and double with two runs scored. Jerikah Fleischman added a double. Liberty’s record is 0-1.

Wednesday, April 10

Boys Spring Track

The Liberty Boys Spring Track team hosted O’Neill and Fallsburg on a cold and windy day. The Indians overwhelmed an undermanned Fallsburg team  120 to 6 but lost to their archrivals 0’Neill 66 to 70.

Sophomore Zach Haberzettl ran the 3200 for the first time and placed third! Senior Ashton Barrett placed first in the high jump, triple jump and long jump. Sophomore Miguel Campos won the 3200, placed second in the 1600 and third in the 800.Senior Jake Lesczynski won the 400 IH. Junior Kevin Raymond won the 110 high hurdles and was third in the 400. Junior Breckin Cheh won the shot put. Junior Rich Jandik won the discus. Eighth grader Rayshawn Reynolds was third in the 200 and high jump. Junior Kymanni Dennis was second in the 200. Senior Lucas Carrion was third in the 100. Sophomore Troy Willis placed second in the 400. Freshman Gabe Desrochers was third in the 400. Junior Francisco Miguel was second in shot put. Freshman Wayne Kratz was third in discus.

Liberty won the 4 by 800 relay with the team of Miguel Campos, Jake Lesczynski, Jose Luna and Juan Romero.

Girls Spring Track

The Girls Varsity Track team scored an 84-55 win over division opponent O’Neill and defeated Fallsburg 107-8 on yet another cold, windy day.

The girls swept shot put, discus, and triple jump.  Eleisha Graves won shot and disc. Brooke Roth was first in 100 hurdles, long and triple jumps. Brianna Roth was 1st in high jump, 2nd in pole vault and 3rd in the 1500. Alyssa Kavleski was 2nd in the 100, 200 and triple jump. Mya Reynolds was 1st in the 200 and 3rd in the 100. Katrina Blais was 2nd in 400 hurdles and 3rd in 100 hurdles.  Sydneigh Fleischman was first in the 3000 and 3rd in triple. Angel Giarrantano-Rogers was 2nd in discus and 3rd in shot. Jerikah Fleishman was second in shot. Kelsey Morgans was 2nd and Chloe Ricco 3rd in the 400. Areli Vega was 3rd in 400 hurdles. Alexandra Riley was 2nd in the 3000. Jordan Raynor was 3rd in discus.

The 4×800 relay of Jerikah, Sydneigh, Katrina and Alex placed first.

Thursday, April 11


Liberty 37, Fallsburg 1

Gabby Magie had a double, three singles and scored six runs to lead Liberty’s 24-hit attack in their victory over Fallsburg.  Kylie Bachman added a double and three singles of her own while Areli Vega and Katy Decker each scored five times.  Kelsey Morgans had two more doubles and a single, scoring three runs and driving in four.  Taylor Arpino pitched a 1-hitter and struck out eight in her five innings of work. Liberty’s record is 1-1.

Friday, April 12


Burke 4, Liberty 0

Although they played a solid game defensively, Liberty fell in a pitcher’s duel 4-0 to Burke Catholic.  Katy Decker pitched a complete game, giving up just 3 earned runs while scattering nine hits and striking out 4.  Brooke Nichols reached base each of the three times she was up with a walk and had a stolen base.  Gabby Magie and Ana Barragan each had a hit for the Indians. Liberty’s record is 1-2

Saturday, April 13


Sullivan West Tournament – Game 1

Liberty 10, Monticello 9

In the bottom of the 6th inning, Ana Barragan scored the go ahead run on a double by Katy Decker completing a huge rally and giving Liberty a 10 – 9 win over Monticello. Liberty had trailed 9 – 1 in the 4th inning.  Decker went 4 – 4 with three doubles, 2 RBI and a run scored. Taylor Arpino went 3 – 3 with 3 RBI and 2 runs scored while Gabby Magie had a double, single and two runs scored. Liberty improves to 2 – 2.

Sullivan West Tournament – Championship Game

Liberty 16, Sullivan West 0 (5 innings)

Katy Decker threw 5 scoreless innings giving up just three hits while striking out six leading Liberty to a 16-0 victory in the championship game of the Sullivan West Tournament.  Jerikah Fleischman had a double and triple with 4 RBIs to pace Liberty’s offense.  Lily Alejandro went 2-3 with 3 RBIs while Kylie Bachman had a double with two runs scored.  Decker reached base 4 times with a double (her 4th of the day), two walks and a HBP.  Liberty’s record is now 3-2.


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