Westlake QB Matt Sardo scored on a three-yard run midway through the fourth quarter to give the host Wildcats a 14-7 win over Ardsley on April…
In their best performance of the season to date, Hastings posted a three-set sweep of host Tuckahoe on March 31. The Yellow Jackets triumphed by scores of 25-19, 25-23, and 25-12. The victory was Hastings’ second in six outings this season.
SHEDI, the two-time defending sectional champions, swept a tri-team meet on April 5, defeating Bronxville/Tuckahoe and Rye Town.
Hastings improved to 3-0 for the first time since 2006 thanks to a 40-12 drubbing of host Croton-Harmon on April 1.
Rob Kennedy did not believe the number when he first heard it. The Hastings quarterback then smiled and changed the subject of the conversation to his receivers.
Ardsley is rounding into the form that many expected them to show when their shortened season began three weeks ago.
Michael Belarge tossed a pair of TD passes and ran for another score as visiting Ardsley improved to 2-0 with a 35-0 rout of Putnam Valley on the windy evening of March 26.
Ardsley/Dobbs Ferry and SHEDI each encountered rough water during their most recent stretch in the pool.
Dobbs Ferry needed a player to score this season when the team needed it most. Senior guard Ryan Ritch stepped up. Whether it was a long trey or a strong move to the basket, Ritch delivered more often than not.
Melannie Daley is equally adept at draining a three-pointer as she is at driving to the basket or dishing a pinpoint pass to an open teammate for an easy shot attempt.
The Dann family has shifting from the offensive line to a skill position down pat.
Girls have been playing on high school ice hockey teams in Section I for decades. This winter, however, Section I unveiled the latest addition to its sports list with a pair of girls’ hockey teams hitting the ice.
Two-time defending sectional champion SHEDI was finally back in the pool on March 16, almost seven months late after the fall season was scrapped because of the Covid-19 pandemic. But the team showed it was still in top form, winning six of the 10 contested races and defeating Ursuline, 89-79.
Two days after suffering their first loss of the season, a four-set loss at Walter Panas in Cortlandt, the Ardsley Panthers responded with a sweep of visiting Edgemont on March 17.
HASTINGS bolted out to a 17-point lead in the first quarter and staved off a late surge by second-seeded and visiting Pleasantville to post a 68-52 win in the Southern Westchester Group 3 championship game on March 13.
Ryan Ritch scored 27 points as second-seeded Dobbs Ferry survived a flurry of turnovers in the fourth quarter for a 66-62 win over top-seeded Alexander Hamilton in Elmsford on March 13 in the Section I/Southern Westchester Group 4 championship game.
The Rivertowns Legends ran out of gas in the Southern Westchester quarterfinal on March 10 at the Hommocks Ice Rink in Larchmont, falling to top-seeded Mamaroneck, 12-5.
Last time we saw the Ardsley volleyball team they had just dropped the state Class B final to Westhill in November of 2019.
Football in the spring has been attempted on the professional level without much success. Section I, though, should be able to pull it off on the high school level.
When the game is on the line, teams need their best player to step up. Hastings’ Melannie Daley did just that in the Yellow Jackets’ 86-76 win at Ossining on March 3.
Bronxville used a big third quarter to break open a close game with host Ardsley on March 4. The Broncos improved to 7-1 on the season with a 57-44 win.
Matt Labriola scored five goals as the Mount Pleasant/Hastings IceCats gave new head coach Greg Antash his first win behind the bench, routing Fox Lane, 12-5, on March 2 at the Brewster Ice Arena.
The combined ski team from John Jay/North Salem made it a clean sweep of the sectional team titles on Feb. 25 at Thunder Ridge in Patterson, while Dobbs Ferry’s Andrew Deakins placed 11th in the boys’ race.
Dobbs Ferry traveled to Ardsley on Feb. 28 as winners of six of their first seven games of the season, including a four-point victory over Hastings that avenged their lone defeat.
As much fun as it is to watch the Hastings girls’ running the floor, the level of enjoyment rises to another level for the players.
Scarsdale’s Brian Nicholas scored six times and assisted on one other goal as the Raiders handed the Rivertowns Legends a 12-3 defeat on Feb. 24 at the E.J. Murray Memorial Skating Center in Yonkers. Jacob Miller had two goals and an assist for the Legends, while Anthony Cappello had a goal …
Christian Lee won the 200-meter individual medley, and was part of the first-place 400-freestyle relay team, both of which figured in AHEDI’s Section I championship on Feb. 25.
The Ardsley boys’ bowling team showed signs of fatigue, and settled for a fifth-place finish during the afternoon session of the Lower Westchester Regional tournament at Bowlerland in the Bronx on Feb. 25.
In a world where creativity is key to survival, the Section I indoor track coaches stepped up.
The Ardsley girls’ bowling team wrapped up their season with a runner-up finish at the Lower Westchester Regional Tournament at Bowlerland in the Bronx on Feb. 24.
After two easy victories to open the season, Ardsley girls’ basketball head coach Nick Resavy knew there was still work to be done to get his team to the next level.
It wasn’t pretty, but Hastings opened its 2021 season with a 52-47 win over Ardsley on Feb. 23.
There was clear progress made on the ice by the Mount Pleasant/Hastings IceCats last season.
The Hastings School Board voted on Feb. 22 to allow the high-risk sports of football, volleyball, and boys’ lacrosse to be played this spring.
Only at Irvington can a loss in the sectional final be viewed as a disappointing end to a season. When the 2019-2020 Bulldogs fell in the Class B final to Putnam Valley, it ended Irvington’s run of successive titles at five.
After winning the program’s first sectional crown since 1999, what does Hastings do for an encore in this shortened season?
While there is no senior season on the mat for Irvington’s Ian Schwam, the defending 145-pound Division 2 sectional champion still can celebrate news that he will continue his education and wrestling career at New York University this fall.
The beat continued for the boys’ swim team from Ardsley, Hastings, Edgemont, Dobbs Ferry, and Irvington (AHEDI) as they posted their seventh win in as many outings this winter, defeating Lakeland/Walter Panas/Putnam Valley, 97-68, on Feb.10.
After receiving a full-scholarship offer from Syracuse University in late January, Ardsley junior guard Nicole Sanfilippo has given her verbal commitment to join that school’s women’s basketball program, led by head coach Quentin Hillsman, in the fall of 2022. Sanfilippo sent word upstate on…
The AHEDI boys’ swim team improved to 6-0 with four consecutive wins between Feb. 4-8.
The high-risk sports of basketball and ice hockey are up and running in the Rivertowns. Wrestling, however, will have to wait until next year to make a comeback as none of the districts approved that sport, which involves almost non-stop contact.
Despite a Feb. 1 start date approved by Westchester County Executive George Latimer, high-risk sports were hit with a possible delay by county health officials the night of Feb. 2.
Upon learning that “high-risk” sports would start Feb. 1, coaches across Section I expressed their excitement and gratitude, and began preparing for the season.
The AHEDI boys’ swim team started their shortened season with wins over Horace Greeley on Jan. 28 and Scarsdale on Jan. 29.
During his high school days on the gridiron at Hastings, no one, not even his coaches, envisioned Ali Marpet playing in the National Football League.