Sports

May 13, 2021

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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Lakeland Softball (4-1) Lakeland 7, Greeley 0 Thursday, May 6 (Lakeland High School) Lakeland defeated Horace Greeley, 7-0, on senior day, as junior Stella Bale threw her second no-hitter of the season, third in her career, and missed a perfect game on a strikeout wild pitch in the second ...

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Yorktown Boys Lacrosse Harry Griff (3G, 3A) put host Yorktown up, 4-3, late in the first half in a 10-4 victory against Somers on Saturday, May 8. “Since we were tied 3-3 with limited time left in the half, I knew something big had to happen because ending out with a clutch last second goal ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Nearly 100 players, parents, officials and others gathered Saturday, April 3, at Harrison Apar Field of Dreams in Yorktown Heights for Yorktown Athletic Club’s traditional Opening Day festivities to welcome back spring baseball. A highlight of the annual ritual is a recording by ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – One of the highlights of the local baseball calendar took place on opening night, with Yorktown playing Lakeland at Granite Knolls Park on Friday, April 30, in the 39th annual Sorrentino Memorial Game. The Huskers jumped out to 6-0 first inning lead and didn’t look back in a ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown hurler Maya Servedio was lights out in the Huskers’ tournament championship game against visiting Ardsley on Sunday, May 2. She struck out 14, allowing just 3 singles and 2 walks, earning the complete-game victory in the Huskers’ 2-0 triumph against visiting ...

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SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – It was an appropriate way to christen a new turf field—one that could be accurately described as Softball Heaven—as aces, Lakeland’s Stella Bale and Mahopac’s Shannon Becker, went up against each other with Becker’s visiting Indians coming out on top, 1-0, on Saturday, May ...

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SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – Gwen Laukaitis gave herself a great 17th birthday gift by scoring on an 8-meter shot, with just 18 seconds remaining, to give the Rebels a thrilling 16-15 triumph at Fox Lane on Monday, May 3. “It felt amazing knowing we fought till the end and to have her finish topped it off ...

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SHRUB OAK, N.Y. - Conor Hufnagel (5G, 3A) and Reed Thompson (5G) led Lakeland/Panas to an 18-6 opening-day win against visiting Somers on Saturday, May 1. The two Rebel scoring dynamos first played with each other when they were youngsters, and it showed against the Tuskers. “That just comes ...

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SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – The NFL’s “Way to Play” award, given weekly to a high-school football player who demonstrates “exceptional in-game playing technique,” was awarded last week to Mike Mulhern, a tight end for the Lakeland High School varsity football team. The senior captain received the honor ...

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Yorktown Softball Yorktown’s softball season began with a 15-5 win against visiting Walter Panas on Monday, April 26. “It felt so good to be back out there today,” said Yorktown coach Samantha Fernandez. “First time in over a year, lots of new players, new uniforms, and a new way of life. I ...

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  Lakeland/Panas Girls Lacrosse The Chrissy Gutenberger Hart era at Lakeland/Panas started with the new girls lacrosse coach leading the Rebels to a 15-6 senior-night win against visiting Arlington on Monday, April 26, at Walter Panas High School. “We came out with a lot of intensity after ...

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SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – The best advertisement for spring football may have been Lakeland’s game against visiting Mahopac on Saturday, April 24. The weather was perfect: warm (but not too warm) with sun-filled blue skies and two local teams battling tooth and nail, with Mahopac prevailing on a late ...

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SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – Lakeland senior captain Emily Kubicsko has played on the Hornets’ varsity volleyball squad for the last six seasons. Caitlin Wisker and Victoria Tsui are Lakeland’s other two senior captains. Kubicsko currently is a setter in the back row and a middle/outside hitter in the ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown won the Section 1 Dutchess, Putnam, and Northern Westchester Large School Cheerleading Championships, held at Mahopac on Saturday, April 17. “It meant the world,” said Yorktown coach Franny Donahue. “With such a short and intense season, being able to pull together this ...

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CORTLANDT, N.Y. - Senior captain Emily Kubicsko did all she could to keep Lakeland's season and her varsity volleyball career going. But the second-seeded Walter Panas Panthers proved to be too much for the third-seeded Hornets, as they fell in the semifinals of the Section 1 Putnam-Northern ...

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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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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown came away with a hard-fought 3-1 (22-25, 25-23, 25-13, 25-22) win against visiting John Jay-Cross River on Saturday, April 17, handing the Wolves their first loss of the season. “Beating John Jay felt absolutely amazing,” said Yorktown’s Jackie Knoesel, who registered ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - With it being Senior Night for Yorktown, it was appropriate that a senior lead the Huskers to victory. Senior Evan Makar (8 carries, 85 yards) found the end zone three times in leading Yorktown to a 48-12 triumph against visiting Walter Panas on Saturday, April 17. “It meant ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Jackie Knoesel is one of Yorktown’s four senior volleyball captains, along with Olivia Waschenko, Jackie Cane, and Allie Silverman. Knoesel, who was named fifth-team Class A All-State as a junior, recently earned the Con Edison Scholar Athlete of the Week award. She made the ...

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SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – Senior quarterback Tyler Santucci is in his third season playing varsity football for Lakeland. Santucci also plays defense in lacrosse for the Lakeland/Panas Rebels. He will be playing football next fall at Sacred Heart University. How old were you when you started playing ...

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CORTLANDT, N.Y. – Led by Danny Libretti’s big game on both sides of the ball, visiting Lakeland defeated sister school, Walter Panas, for the second straight time, 42-18, on Friday, April 9. “I respect that program (Panas) but it’s always good to get a win against our district rival,” said ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – A great rushing game and an opportunistic defense, led by 10 tackles and a sack from Vincent Cappelli, propelled Yorktown to a 35-6 victory at Horace Greeley on Monday, April 12. Husker QB Justin Meyreles (8 rushes, 62 yards, 5/10 passing, 45 yards) finished the 84-yard, 14-play ...

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SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – Lakeland defeated visiting Hendrick Hudson, 3-2 (25-9, 25-17, 18-25, 19-25, 25-17), on Wednesday, April 7, a program that has won 15 sectional titles and three state titles since 2000. “It felt really good to come out with a win today,” said Lakeland’s Emily Kubicsko, who ...

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SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – Christopher Spell, a 2013 Walter Panas High School graduate, reclaimed the Guinness World Record for “Highest Standing Jump” at Team Moljo Strength and Conditioning in Shrub Oak on Monday, Feb. 7. Spell, a personal trainer and former college athlete, first set the record in ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown got off to a 10-7 halftime lead but host Rye came back to win the rematch of the 2019 Section 1 Class A title game, 20-10, on Saturday, April 3. Evan Makar (13 rushes, 62 yards) caught a 62-yard pass in the first quarter from Justin Meyreles (20 rushes, 58 yards, 3 for ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown earned a 3-0 (25-23, 25-9, 25-18) victory against visiting Mahopac on its senior night on Tuesday, March 30. “It meant so much to all 10 of us to be able to enjoy a normal senior night and take all three sets for the win,” said Yorktown senior Jackie Cane, who ...

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SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – Lakeland did everything they could to hold off the high-octane John Jay-Cross River offense in the first quarter. Unfortunately, the host Wolves showed the Hornets why they are one of the best teams in Section 1 with a 35-6 triumph on Saturday, April 3. John Jay (3-0) had ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – This past ski-racing season was a uniquely challenging one because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but Yorktown, whose races were all held at Thunder Ridge in Patterson, was up to the task. “Our skiers kept a really positive attitude, and arguably worked harder on snow than they’ve ...

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