White Plains at Mamaroneck, 4:30 p.m. Rye at Ardsley, 6 p.m.
I’m excited for this week’s Varsity Insider Chat, where I’ll talk to two girls that are part of one of the great rivalries in Section 1. My guests will be Felicia DaCruz of Albertus Magnus and Christa Scognamiglio of Pearl River. The two are friends off the court but intense… Read More →
Rye’s win over Tappan Zee yesterday got me thinking about Class A below the top teams. Most of us will agree that Peekskill, Albertus, and Pearl River are the top three in some order. But who is No. 4? That fourth spot is important because it means an appearance in… Read More →
Scarsdale at New Rochelle, 4:15 p.m. Haldane at North Salem, 6 p.m.
Score du jour — Rye 53, Tappan Zee 46: If Peekskill, Albertus, and Pearl River are the three best teams in Class A, then the fight is on to be the fourth team at the County Center. Rye made a decisive push by taking a 38-19 halftime lead on TZ…. Read More →
I’ve been to dozens (hundreds?) of girls basketball games in my tenure at The Journal News. I can count the number of double-digit comebacks I’ve seen on two hands. Girls HS hoops is not like the NBA. Usually the better team gets up and stays up. Not only did I… Read More →
Ardsley at Byram Hills, 4:30 p.m. Tappan Zee at Rye, 5 p.m.
Sharieka Breeden here. I was at Scarsdale today. Mount Vernon was able to pull away with a 51-43 win over Scarsdale after a close 23-17 first half game. After the first half the Knights and the Raiders appeared to be a good match-up. The eight-point victory was a reflection of… Read More →
Score du jour — Mahopac 36, Somers 27: Mahopac avenged a 35-31 loss to Somers by holding the Tuskers to eight points over the two middle quarters. Olivia Vetere had 12 points and Caitlin Hynes and Mairead Hynes each added seven points. Michelle Battipaglia had 15 points for the Tuskers…. Read More →
Interesting story out of Solomon Schechter, a team that gets little attention because of its poor record in a small class. It seems that Schechter is on the verge of losing most of its team — seven players — to a senior class trip. It’s an annual trip that Schechter’s… Read More →