YORKTOWN, N.Y. – As a result of their hard work in the classroom, many of Lakeland and Yorktown’s winter varsity teams have been recognized as Scholar Athletes by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association. That means that the grade-point averages for 75 percent of the team’s roster averaged out to be 90 or above.

The list of teams that achieved the high marks are listed below (in parentheses are the number of student-athletes also named individual Scholar Athletes):

  • Lakeland Boys Basketball (8)
  • Lakeland Boys Bowling (5)
  • Lakeland Hockey (with Walter Panas, Hendrick Hudson, Haldane and Putnam Valley) (8)
  • Lakeland Boys Indoor Track and Field (with Walter Panas) (28)
  • Lakeland Boys Swimming and Diving (14)
  • Lakeland Cheerleading (8)
  • Lakeland Girls Basketball (10)
  • Lakeland Girls Bowling (5)
  • Lakeland Girls Indoor Track and Field (with Walter Panas) (33)
  • Lakeland Gymnastics (with Walter Panas, Hendrick Hudson, Haldane and Putnam Valley) (5)
  • Yorktown Boys Basketball (6)
  • Yorktown Boys Indoor Track and Field (27)
  • Yorktown Boys Skiing (5)
  • Yorktown Boys Swimming and Diving (with Somers) (20)
  • Yorktown Cheerleading (7)
  • Yorktown Girls Basketball (7)
  • Yorktown Girls Indoor Track and Field (22)
  • Yorktown Wrestling (9)

Other teams with individual Scholar Athletes were:

  • Lakeland Wrestling (with Walter Panas) (12)
  • Yorktown Hockey (with Brewster, North Salem, and Somers) (7)
  • Yorktown Girls Bowling (1)
  • Yorktown Girls Skiing (2)

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