With their crowd of 2,927 in attendance for Sunday’s game against the Worcester Tornadoes, the Rockland Boulders have surpassed the 100,000 mark in total attendance for the second straight season.
The Boulders currently lead the Can-Am League in attendance by a wide margin, averaging nearly 3,200 fans a game, and their total of 101,496 fans through 32 games is 20% ahead of last season’s pace.
Rockland has won 13 of their last 16 games, putting them in the thick of the playoff race. The Boulders reached six games over .500 at 33 wins and 27 loses for the first time in franchise history and find themselves a mere one game out of a playoff spot.
The New City-Suffern-Congers 9-10 softball all-star team won the New York state championship tournament on Tuesday thanks to a 2-1 victory against Half Hollow Hills.
The win gives NCSC undefeated runs through the district, section and state tournaments.
NCSC’s two runs were scored by Megan Keaveney and Halle Medici, who recorded one of NCSC’s hits in the game, along with Lily Medici and Abbey Zazlav.
For the first time in tournament play, NCSC pitcher Kaitlyn Fudge actually gave up a run. She gave up one run on one hit to earn the victory. Samantha Kaner earned the save by pitching one scoreless inning. Prior to Monday’s game, NCSC had pitched three consecutive no-hitters, with Fudge pitching the first and third completely, and the first four innings of the middle no-hitter. Kaner finished off that game.
Next up for NCSC is a trip to the Eastern Regionals in Fleetville, PA., which starts on Saturday. There is no world series at this age level, so the regional tournament is the highest NCSC can go.
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