Sports

May 14, 2021

Baseball (1-4) Byram Hills 12, Somers 2 (6 innings) Tuesday, May 4 It was a close game early but Byram Hills erupted with home runs in the fourth and fifth innings to break the game open and hand the Tuskers a 12-2 defeat in six innings at Reis Park. Jett Colella drove in Daniel Turner with ...

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Katonah's Jayden Kass scored a second half try to save the day for the Harvey rugby team as the Cavaliers came away with a 25-25 tie Wednesday, May 12, in a match against New Rochelle. Under picture-perfect conditions, the Harvey boys, limited to only practice sessions up to this point in their ...

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Harvey’s ace softball pitcher did it again. In a 14-0 win on the road Wednesday, May 12,  in West Simsbury, Connecticut, senior Kathryn Ogg no-hit The Master's School, two weeks to the day when the fireballing righthander blanked the same team for her first no-hit gem. Ogg, a Bedford Corners ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Following a one-goal loss to Mahopac and lopsided setback against Lakeland/Panas to start the season, Somers’ boys lacrosse squad was in search of its first win last week. Behind five goals and an assist from Albany-bound senior T.J. Deagan, the Tuskers found that win in the form ...

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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - It was an all-around successful few days at the 53rd annual Glenn D. Loucks Games for Somers’ boys and girls track and field squads. The Loucks Games were held at White Plains High School from May 6-8. Somers junior Brian Luciano heaved the shot put 44-09 to place third. He ...

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Peter Claro is a lifelong Somers resident whose talents on the lacrosse field led him to be recruited by Trinity-Pawling prep school. Now in his fourth year at TP, Peter has found success both on an off the field. He is currently the school’s Head Prefect, and a captain for the varsity lacrosse ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - When he was in the eighth grade, Tony DeMatteo was busy at home diagramming plays to get the upper hand in touch football during physical education class.  “It really always intrigued me even as a kid,” DeMatteo said. “I just kind of followed that path.” That path took him ...

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Boys Lacrosse (0-2) Mahopac 9, Somers 8 Thursday, April 29 In its season opener, Somers cut the deficit to a goal with under two minutes to play but was unable to cap off the comeback in a 9-8 loss to host Mahopac. Zach Nyikos, Nick Newman and Lorenzo Sessa (1A) each tallied two goals for ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - After the cancellation of last season due to COVID-19, Anthony Nappi had to wait a year to get his first win as Somers’ varsity baseball coach. That victory finally came when Somers cruised past visiting Horace Greeley 12-1 in the Tuskers’ season opener on April 30. “It was ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - The season couldn’t have gotten off to a better start for Somers and coach Debbie Daly. The Tuskers, who are 4-0, celebrated their senior game in style by defeating Fox Lane 17-9 on April 28. It was a tight game in the first half with the Tuskers and Foxes deadlocked at 5-5.

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SOMERS, N.Y. - In 2014, Jenna Menta and Melina Couzis were standout sophomores on the first and only Somers team to win a girls soccer state championship. Seven years later, they both concluded their Division 1 soccer careers in style by being named to the Big East Conference First ...

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To say Eugene DiLorenzo is excited about the upcoming lacrosse season would be an understatement. The Somers senior lost out on last year’s season due to the Covid pandemic, but he plans to finish his high school lacrosse career strong. Growing up, Eugene would find that lacrosse was effective ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Somers’ volleyball team saw its season come to a close in a 3-0 loss (20-25, 19-25, 17-25) to third-seeded Mahopac in the semifinals of the Putnam/Northern Westchester large school regional tournament on April 20. The second-seeded Tuskers had defeated the visiting Indians in ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - It was an unusual football season to say the least, as the normal campaign was pushed from the fall to March and April due to COVID-19.  But Somers’ varsity squad made the most of it, completing an unbeaten 6-0 season with a 17-14 win over rival John Jay-Cross River (5-1) in a ...

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In just her freshman and sophomore year, Noelle DeMarinis accrued over 100 varsity points while being equally successful on the defensive side, totaling 48 caused turnovers and recovering 100 ground balls. As a sophomore, she was one of only two girls on the team to receive All Section and All ...

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Shortly after the playoff brackets were released, Somers received a curveball.  Yorktown had to remove itself from the tournament due to a COVID pause and the bracket was reshuffled. The Tuskers were originally scheduled to play on April 20 against Carmel but the quarterfinal round was moved up ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - After a Spring Valley touchdown and two-point conversion, Somers was clinging to a two-point lead late in the third quarter with an undefeated regular season on the line. Nate Rosenzweig quickly shifted the momentum back to the Tuskers, finding a seam and ripping off a 57-yard ...

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Harvey senior Lucas Chirico of Pound Ridge will be playing Division 1 rugby this fall for St. Bonaventure University. A four-year member of Harvey’s rugby team, Chirico has signed his letter of intent to attend St. Bonaventure where he is expected to play forward for the Bonnies’ varsity program.

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Senior TJ Deagan has made an impact for the Tuskers as a member of both the lacrosse and football teams. As a freshman, he was All League for lacrosse, and during his sophomore year he was named All League for football and All Section for lacrosse. In addition, he was also named as a Super 11 ...

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Football (4-0) Somers 40, North Rockland 0 Monday, April 12 Somers moved to 4-0 with a 40-0 shutout win over visiting North Rockland. The Tuskers, who led 40-0 at halftime, were originally scheduled to face Beacon on April 9. That game was cancelled and the Tuskers were then scheduled to ...

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Following a grueling stretch with the cream of the crop in Section 1, Somers’ volleyball team was in need of a confidence booster. The Tuskers had lost four straight games, including two against Yorktown and one with Lakeland. Somers ended that skid with a straight set win over visiting North ...

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There were plenty of looks of concern when senior quarterback Jackson Kossow went down with a knee injury in the second quarter of Somers’ Week 3 game against visiting Our Lady of Lourdes. But the Tuskers rose to the occasion when their starting sign caller went down, cruising to a 31-0 win over ...

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Yorktown 3, Somers 1 Wednesday, March 24 Somers’ volleyball team fell to host Yorktown for the second time this season in a 3-1 (11-25, 27-25, 10-25, 16-25) defeat. Delaney Killeen paced Somers with seven kills and two blocks while setters Ella Ponterio and Reilly Pittman added nine assists ...

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A 20-play drive set the tone on offense and a swarming defense held Brewster to just 42 total yards in Somers’ dominant 28-0 shutout win over the visiting Bears on a blustery evening on March 26. The Tuskers, who improved to 2-0, chewed up just under a quarter of action with the methodical, ...

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In a short preseason, there wasn’t much preparation time for Somers’ volleyball squad for the 2021 season. The Tuskers also graduated six seniors including five starters but they’ve displayed plenty of team chemistry in the early going according to head coach Kim Kelly. “Our first varsity ...

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Julia Wilkinson, who represents the Yorktown/Somers combined Girls Swim and Dive team competed in her first dive meet of the season and qualified for the Section 1 Dive Championship (Sectionals).  A freshman at Somers High School, Wilkinson won the dive event of the dual meet against Pearl ...

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With Somers firmly in command against Mahopac in the second half, Tuskers coach Tony DeMatteo turned to anyone within earshot and said with a slight grin, “Am I a bad grandpa?” A few days prior to the game with Mahopac, which is coached by DeMatteo’s son Dominick, Tony said that while it was ...

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It’s been 16 months since the last official snap in a Section 1 football game. COVID-19 delayed the season and football was pushed back to March in a season labeled “Fall 2.” Somers coach Tony DeMatteo admitted that it’s been a stressful situation but the Tuskers are also thankful that football ...

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Girls basketball (6-8) Somers 43, Fox Lane 38 Wednesday, March 10 Somers sophomore guard Ava Giudice came through with a clutch steal and layup to seal a 43-38 win over third-seeded Fox Lane in the quarterfinals of the Putnam/Northern Westchester large school regional tournament. Fox Lane ...

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In a normal year, Somers junior Brian Luciano would have been heading to Virginia to compete in the Adidas Indoor Nationals for track and field. But the last year has been far from normal. Luciano qualified for Nationals in the weight throw back in October but was unable to compete due to travel ...

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