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Garnets and Panthers Hit the Ground Running … Fast

September 21, 2010

Rye and Rye Neck’s cross-country teams began their 2010 campaigns September 14 at Briarcliff in dazzling fashion, emerging as the elite squads in a dual meet including the host school as well as Blind Brook and Harrison.

The Panthers edged the Garnets 34 to 38 on the boys’ side, but Rye’s top runners took three of the top five finishes. Taylor Love, a junior, won the three-mile race in a time of 19:13.9, which was a little over three seconds ahead of his senior teammate, Mason Curtis.

Taylor Love

“It was a good start for us today,” said Curtis, a State finalist one year ago who hopes to make it back come season’s end. “We moved up to Class A, but our goal is to overcome that and win our league again.”

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Morning Round-up: Rye X-C teams excel at League Championship meet

October 14, 2009

Both of Rye’s cross-country teams — the girls and boys — performed superbly in the League Championship Meet Tuesday at wind-whipped Byram Hills.

Rye Cross-Country

Rye Cross-Country

The girls — scoring a 27 — completed a perfect season and won the league outright by defeating Harrison (49), Byram Hills (56), and Port Chester (99) at the championship. Six Garnets finished among the top nine competitors to seal the deal. Those six — Ellen Friedman (3), Nagomi Ogura (4), Alison Mackay (5), Caitlin Hartnett (7), Kahea Mueller (8), and Zoe Davitt (9) — earned All-League status for finishing in the top 10.

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Morning Round-up: Rye swims and dives to a win

September 23, 2009

The Rye/Blind Brook/Rye Neck girls’ swimming and diving team splashed into another season yesterday, and began the year with an impressive 96-49 win over Harrison at Hommocks Middle School. The Garnets took first place in all but one event.

Melissa Fulenwider

Melissa Fulenwider

Kelly O’Neill, Allison Fulenwider, Amanda Owens and Lena Krikorian won the 200-yard medley relay in 2:02.10, and Courtney Ciardello then zoomed to first in the 200 freestyle (2:08.61). Allison Fulenwider went solo in the 200 individual medley, winning in a time of 2:25.50. Her younger sister, Melissa, scored first in the 50 freestyle, beating out teammate JJ Cates by finishing in just under 26 seconds. In the diving portion of the event, Coco Darelius scored a 210.60 to win and was followed by Melissa Frank. Back in the lanes, Ciardello won the 100 butterfly (1:03.86), and Melissa Fulenwider was tops in the 100 freestyle (55.90). O’Neill touched home first in the 500 freestyle (5:32.83), and Rye’s team of Krikorian, Cates, Sam Clark, and Melissa Fulenwider won the 200 freestyle relay (1:50.01). Owens and Allison Fulenwider rounded out the day with respective wins in the 100 backstroke (1:05.82) and the 100 breaststroke (1:15.00). Their next meet is tomorrow vs. Keio Academy at Manhattanville.

At Rye High School, the girls’ tennis team topped Rye Neck 6-1. Caroline Lambillotte had the Panthers’ sole victory in the first singles slot (beating Jessica Jahnke 6-1, 6-1). Claire Pfister beat Kalypso Buitoni 6-0, 6-3 in second singles, and Olivia Singer topped Cassie Swinghammer 6-0, 6-0 in third singles. The Garnets swept the doubles portion, with wins from the teams of Molly Jordan and Casey Berger, Katie McLaughlin and Ali Sims, Amanda McLaughlin and Devin Weil, and Amy Shanks and Laura Nicholas. Rye improved to 2-3 and plays Keio Academy today at home. It was Rye Neck’s first loss of the season (4-1). They host Valhalla on Friday.

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