Story by Luke Segota
The Warwick Wildcats continue to defeat their competition on all fields. As the month of May rolls on, the sun is shining bright on the Warwick teams. The athletic season and school year are getting closer and closer to a conclusion, which means Senior Nights are celebrated and Commitment Letters are being signed.
Newburgh Free Academy had its hands full this week, as the Lady Wildcats on the diamond and the lacrosse fields gave them a run for their money. Earning another non-league win this week was the softball team. Shannon McNally’s six hitter game, along with Hannah Hennessy hitting a couple, laid out the blueprints for this win, with a final score of 7-5 Warwick.
The girls’ lacrosse team, who also went up against NFA on Mon., May 14 relied on teamwork and skill for a non-league win of their own. Teammates Jaqlyn Jordan and Kayla Datys scored three goals each, including a few assists. Alexa Cassidy and Jamie Nunez also scored the first goals of their career on the lacrosse team as well as three assists and a goal from Natalie Daigle. The final score of this game was 16-2, Warwick in the non-league win.
On Wed., May 16, both the baseball and softball teams won against their respective competitors. James Pinelli got three hits and an RBI against Washingtonville, while teammate Luke Vignola hit a three run homer, securing another Division 2 win for Warwick. The final score of the game was 6-4, Warwick.
Against Valley Central on the same day, the girls’ softball team won themselves another Division 2 game as well. Alex Fogg got an RBI as well as two hits, while teammate Hannah Hennessy hit a homer for a final score of 5-4 Warwick.
This past Fri., May 18, several Warwick athletes signed their Letters of Commitment for an education and athletic career for college in the fall. These seniors include Connor Perez and Harrison Parelli, both of whom will be attending FDU at Florham Park, NJ. Also signing on for next fall are Andrew Wierzbicki and Sean English, who will both be attending SUNY Maritime. Noah Daigle has also committed to play football at West Point this fall.