Sea beat Moore Catholic twice last week. Moore drops to No. 4 after failing to score a run in those contests. New No. 3 Susan Wagner picked up a key win over McKee/Staten Island Tech and gets a rematch with Tottenville in a big week for the PSAL, which will have its seeding meeting Saturday. Archbishop Molloy picked up another CHSAA Brooklyn/Queens title.
Check below to see how this week’s rankings shape up:
1.Tottenville (11-0) (Last week: 1)
Susan Wagner coach Marco Altieri sees his team move to No. 3 in the rankings this week.
The rain pushed back Tottenville’s game with Port Richmond twice, but it took care of business against the Red Raiders and New Dorp. After a game against Petrides Monday Pirates are up for a big finish starting with a game against rival Susan Wagner on Friday.
Next: Petrides (May 7, 4 p.m.)
2. St. Joseph by the Sea (9-0) (2)
The talk in the preseason for the Vikings was its loaded pitching staff. So far it’s lived up to the hype. Lianna Jordan and Alexa Tedeschi combined to allow two hits each in two shutout wins over rival Moore Catholic. Sea also raised $2,000 Sunday for breast cancer research.
Next: St. John Villa (May 10, 4 p.m.)
3. Susan Wagner (12-1) (4)
The Falcons picked up another impressive win over McKee/Staten Island Tech behind star Taylor Sarcone. The senior had two hits and three RBIs. The 8-4 victory sets up a showdown with rival Tottenville on Friday in Huguenot.
Next: New Dorp (May 7, 4 p.m.)
4. Moore Catholic (7-3) (3)
Maxine Jasko has epitomized the type of luck the Mavericks have had against St. Joseph by the Sea. The senior shortstop hit two balls deep to right field that Kristy Colangelo was positioned perfect to pull in. Moore will need to likely end its losing streak to Sea in the playoffs to retain its Archdiocesan title.
Next: @ St. Joseph Hill (May 10, 4 p.m.)
5. Preston (10-0) (5)
After placing second a year ago, Preston can lock up a CHSAA Bronx/Westchester title this week. The Panthers won three times a week ago. Julianna Orrico and Megan Kelly continue to pitch well and get it done at the plate along with Melissa Santiago.
Next: @ Maria Regina (May 7, 4:15 p.m.)
6. Archbishop Molloy (9-2) (6)
There were plenty of ups and downs along the way, but the Stanners claimed another CHSAA Brooklyn/Queens regular season title. They got a big lift when Maria Palmeri, who is coming back from a back injury, scattered six hits in a 6-0 win against rival St. Francis Prep.
Next: Christ the King (TBA, 3:45 p.m.)
7. Construction (12-1) (7)
The Red Hawks continued their domination of PSAL Queens A-II with lopsided wins over Richmond Hill, Newtown and Grover Cleveland. Ace Britney Rodriguez struck out a combined 30 batters in those contests. Construction will look to round into form before the playoffs.
Next: Forest Hill (May 7, 4 p.m.)
8. St. Francis Prep (7-4) (8)
St. Francis Prep went another regular season without earning a win over Archbishop Molloy. That may have to wait until the playoffs now. Its third meeting with Fontbonne Hall was rained out. Nicole Lomangino and Co. will be a tough out in the postseason.
Next: Fontbonne Hall (TBA, 3:45 p.m.)
9. Mary Louis (7-5) (9)
Mary Louis ended the regular season winning four straight games, one each against a CHSAA Brooklyn/Queens foe. TMLA hasn’t stopped hitting. Stephanie Barbaro has been a force all season and Shannon Minihane has heated up at lately.
Next: @ St. Francis Prep, CHSAA Brooklyn/Queens semifinals (May 14, 3:45 p.m.)
10. McKee/Staten Island Tech (10-3) (10)
It was an up-and-down week for the Seagulls. They fell to rival Susan Wagner, but picked up a key 3-1 win over Curtis. Blayse Halvorsen scattered five hits and struck out 10 against the Warriors and Demetria Thaten picked up three hits and an RBI
Next: @ Port Richmond (May 7, 4 p.m.)
Dropped out: None
On the bubble: Francis Lewis (10-3), Fontbonne Hall (5-6), James Madison (9-2), Cardozo (10-2), Bayside (11-2) and Fieldston (7-1).
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