Manez throws no-hitter for Plainedge
Senior Tyler Manez tossed a no-hitter with 13 strikeouts and three walks as No. 16 Plainedge blanked No. 3 South Side, 8-0, Wednesday in Game 1 of a Nassau Class A best-of-three semifinal. Manez retired the first 11 batters before surrendering a walk in the bottom of the fourth.
Ralph Caccavale went 4-for-5 with two runs for Plainedge (15-9), which will host South Side in Game 2 Thursday at 4:30.
Oyster Bay 9, Cold Spring Harbor 5: Phil Mihlstin drove in the tying run and Mike Maloney followed with the game-winning hit in the top of the seventh as No. 1 Oyster Bay (22-1) scored five times in the inning and completed the two-game sweep of No. 2 Cold Spring Harbor in the Nassau Class B final for its sixth straight county title.
Commack 4, Patchogue-Medford 0: Matt Fick tossed a three-hitter with four strikeouts to lead No. 6 Commack (16-7) in a Suffolk Class AA losers' bracket third-round game. Commack will play at No. 4 Smithtown East Friday at 4:15.
Syosset 17, Baldwin 7: Ryan Hunter scored six goals and John Diaz added three goals and won 12 of 20 faceoffs for No. 2 Syosset (13-4) in a Nassau Class A semifinal at Hofstra. Syosset will play No. 1 Massapequa in the final at 5:30 Tuesday at Hofstra.
Friends Academy 11, Locust Valley 8: Will Sands and Harrison DellaFera each scored twice in the fourth quarter as No. 3 Friends Academy (12-5) scored five unanswered goals to upend No. 2 Locust Valley in a Nassau Class C semifinal at Hofstra. Sands finished with five goals for Friends, which will play No. 1 Cold Spring Harbor for the Class C title 3:30 Tuesday at Hofstra.
Wantagh 17, Manhasset 15: Colleen Lovett scored off a pass from Brenna Connolly with 5:00 left in the second half to give No. 3 Wantagh (13-5) a 16-15 lead in a Nassau Class B semifinal at Adelphi. Kaleigh Craig scored with 14 seconds left for the final margin. Wantagh will play No. 1 Garden City for the championship on Wednesday at Adelphi.
Ward Melville 13, East Islip 5: Ally Tilley had four goals and Emily Rogers-Healion and Kelsey Nagle each had two goals and three assists to lead No. 1 Ward Melville (17-1) in a Suffolk Class A semifinal. Ward Melville plays No. 2 Bay Shore for the county championship at 8 p.m. next Thursday at Dowling.
Ward Melville 4, Commack 3: Cole Laffitty defeated Andy Zhou, 6-4, 6-7 (7-5), 6-3, in the deciding first- singles match to lead No. 2 Ward Melville (18-0) past No. 3 Commack in a Suffolk semifinal. Ward Melville will face the winner of No. 1 Half Hollow Hills East vs. No. 4 Whitman in the final Thursday at 2 p.m. at Smithtown East.