Athletic News - 1/8/19
Boys' Basketball - The Pirates are on a 3-game winning streak (Pelham, North Rockland & Albertus Magnus). During the win at Albertus, Denis Fleming, Brendan Tarsnane and Tim Clancy were all in double figures, with Brendan playing exceptional defense as well.
Girls' Basketball - The Lady Pirates have improved to 7-1 on the season, with their 61-51 win at home vs Dobbs Ferry to open up play in 2019. Julia Kinnally led the Pirates with 16 points, 9 rebounds, 6 assists, and 3 steals. Ashley Rilley had 14 points and 13 rebounds. Mary Windram added 12 points off the bench while Rosie Scognamiglio chipped in 10 points. The ladies held Dobbs Ferry’s 1000 point scorer to three shot attempts total for the game!
Cheer - Varsity Cheerleading won 1st place at the Eastchester Competition on Saturday, January 5th. This is their second first place finish this year!
Girls' Track - At the Hispanic Games on January 5th, Ciara Durcan won the 1500m racewalk, with a personal best of 7:02.17. With this time, Ciara has broken the PRHS school record and currently has the #1 time in the U.S.! At the Dendy Invitational at RCC, Allie Ritchie ran a personal best of 1:43.8 in the 600m and placed 1st. Catie Horan placed 3rd in the 600m, Mary Borkoski came in 2nd in the 1000m, and Mattie Donnelly placed 2nd in the triple jump. The 4x400m relay team of Katie Capone, Catie Horan, Ciara Durcan, and Allie Ritchie came in 2nd.
Boys' Track - The Pearl River boys' track team is off to a great start this winter season. Brian Mahoney won the 600m at the North Shore Invitational with the 6th fastest time in PRHS history. Will Mattei won the shot put at the Pearl River Holiday Festival with a toss of 43 ft. At the Dendy Invitational, winners included Nick Malfitano in the long jump, Brian Mahoney in the 1000m, Pat McCann in the 1600m, and our 4x800m relay team of Jack Reynolds, Cliff Carty, Pat McCann, and Brian Mahoney.
Wrestling - Pearl River Wrestling is off to a 9-5 start. On December 21st, they defeated rival Tappan Zee 48-33. Over the winter break, the Pirates hosted the Michael O’Connell Wrestling tournament and had two champions, Jack Chesman and Vlad Sidorenko, a runner up, Dan Hogan, and three other wrestlers who placed in the top four in their respective weight classes. Out of 17 teams, Pearl River placed 4th. At the Murphy Guiccone Shoreline Classic at New Rochelle HS, Dan Hogan placed 6th, Dylan Urban placed 2nd and Jack Chesman placed 1st in their respective weight classes.