Archive for the ‘RNHS Girls' Basketball’ Category

Morning Round-up: Garnets Edge RCDS on the Mat

January 13, 2010

Despite opening the match with three straight victories, the Rye Country Day wrestling team lost to Rye High School Tuesday at home, 40-36. Mike Pollinger (RCDS) opened the action in a 189-lb. duel with a pin victory at 3:10 against Steve Valencia. In the 215-lb. weight class, Brandon Kim (RCDS) pinned Zach Papadapolis in 3:13.¬† Obinna Nwakeze (RCDS) won by forfeit in the 285-lb. weight class, but Connor McWilton (R) turned the Garnets’ fortunes by pinning¬†Brian Aronson in 4:21 in the 112-lb. weight class. The pins kept coming in the 119-lb. class, as Ben Lust (RCDS) edged Fritz Zahringer. Will Florio (R, 125-lb.) then bested Matt Lee in 2:36. Rye’s Peter Kennedy won a forfeit at 130 lbs., and then Nick Bronson (RCDS, 135-lb. class) pinned Russel Hanson in 3:45. Jake Stone was another forfeit winner at 140 lbs. for the Garnets, and Jesse Trumm kept the victories coming for Rye with a pin in 2:25 against Andrew Miller (145 lbs.). Two of Rye’s three captains then picked up victores. Graham Zahringer wa sa 13-3 victor in a 152-lb. battle with Mike Rosenfeld, and Donovan McSorley pinned Chibueze Nwakeze (160 lbs.) in 3:45. In the finale, Zach Tax (RCDS, 171 lbs.) pinned Joe Simalacaj in 3:58.

The Rye boys’ basketball team picked up their fourth win of the season at home in a 77-64 defeat of John Jay-Cross River. Brendan Nagle led the way with 27 points, as the Garnets won for the second time in three games. Brian Pickup chipped in 19.

Brendan Nagle

At Valhalla, the Rye Neck boys’ basketball team fell 65-42. Brendan Crowley and Harry Kerr each had 12 for the Panthers.


Morning Round-up: Henwood Reaches Milestone 300th Victory

December 14, 2009

Rye girls’ basketball head coach Mary Henwood earned her 300th career victory Saturday when her Garnets defeated White Plains 48-45 in the championship game of the Dr. Lynne Kahn Holiday Classic. Catharine Greer scored 22 points in the finale and was named tournament MVP. The junior guard also scored 16 in Rye’s 63-39 victory over Ramapo in the opening round of the tourney. Lillian McCabe paced Rye in that contest with 23 points and six assists. More on 4-0 Rye’s tournament win and Henwood’s 300th later on the blog and in the December 18 issue of The Rye Record as well.

Henwood and her players celebrate No. 300

At Rye High in the Cliff Clinton Tournament, the RHS boys’ basketball team hoisted the championship with a 49-46 win over Blind Brook. Brian Pickup was named MVP after recording a double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds. The Garnets defeated Sacred Heart 65-55 in the opening round. Pickup scored 15 in that game, but Conor Smith led with 28 points in Rye’s season-opener. The Rye Neck boys’ basketball team, led by former RHS assistant John Aguilar, lost twice in the tournament. The Panthers fell to Blind Brook 73-53, and then Sacred Heart by a score of 54-39.


Morning Round-up: Busy Weekend of B-ball Tournaments On Tap

December 11, 2009

I was able to attend yesterday’s fencing meet at Rye Country Day School, and I have to admit I was blown away by the athletes. Although both the girls’ and boys’ teams lost, the skill they displayed was something to witness. A full report on this will come later and in the hard copy of The Rye Record edition that hits the stands a week from today.

Despite a 25-point outburst from Carla Elias Nava, Edgemont was able to down the Rye Neck girls’ basketball team 54-45 in the first round of the Hastings Tournament.


Morning Round-up: Wildcats Win Fieldston Tournament

December 7, 2009

The Rye Country Day boys’ basketball team opened their season in promising fashion. They defeated St. Ann’s and Fieldston on consecutive days to win the Fieldston tournament. In Saturday’s championship tilt, the Wildcats edged the tournament hosts 58-54. Lowes Moore scored 12 points and was awarded MVP honors. Darren Douglas chipped in 15 for RCDS. The Wildcats overpowerd St. Ann’s on Friday, 57-34. Moore scored 13 in the victory.

Lowes Moore

On the girls’ side, Rye Country Day faltered in the Fieldston finals after thrashing NYC’s Convent of the Sacred Heart in the opening round. Alexandra Osborn-Jones recorded a double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds, and Carolyn Binder scored 13, but Staten Island Academy eked out a 48-45 win in the championship. The Wildcats 52-19 defeat of CSH one day earlier came thanks to another double-double from OJ. She paced RCDS with 18 points and 11 rebounds, while Binder added 15 points and dished six assists.


Afternoon Round-up: Wildcats Roar in Season-Opener

December 3, 2009

The Rye Country Day boys’ hockey team began their season with a thrilling overtime victory yesterday. Shayne Bingham didn’t allow the drama to last in the overtime session, as he scored one minute in to give his Wildcats a 3-2 victory over visiting Rye Town/Harrison. Omeed Alidadi recorded 10 saves in net, and Chris Seter and Cole Kleinberg scored goals in regulation. Jeffrey Horowitz assisted twice.

The girls’ ice Wildcats weren’t as fortunate. They fell 7-1 on the road at Cantebury. Nicole Grosser faced a deluge of shots on goal, and was able to save an incredible 48. Kayti Faustini scored Rye Country Day’s lone goal.