Archive for the ‘Rye Rec Basketball’ Category

Rye Rec Girls Swish and Dish All the Way to County Center

March 31, 2011

The Rye Recreation girls’ middle school basketball team made history in March, advancing to the championship game of the Midget Division for the first time in the 27-year existence of the Westchester County Girls’ Rec Tournament. Although they lost 40-15 to a veteran Shrub Oak team, the path Rye blazed to the County Center was unforgettable.

Back row, left to right: Lauren Dempsey, head coach Dana Paolino, and Recreation Supervisor Erin Riedel; middle row: Katie Popp, Adare Kennedy, Kate Robbins, Emily Antinozzi, and Camille Cavicchio; front row: assistant coach Lauren Adessa, Molly Herbold, Abigale Goffinet, Micheline DiNardo, and Julia Schrieb

“I couldn’t be more proud of the effort these girls and coaches put into the season,” said Rye Rec Supervisor Erin Riedel. “It’s exciting to play at the County Center on the big court, and the girls showed a huge amount of pride and dignity.”

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High Hoops for Rye Rec Teams

March 25, 2011

The Rye Recreation basketball season ended on lots of high notes for the boys’ team. The Manhattanville Valiants captured top honors at March Madness. Senior Recreation Leader Matt Trainor had high praise for all the teams this year: “They competed hard and with lots of heart.”


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Rye Recreation All Stars Pull Off “Four-Peat”

March 26, 2010

Rye Recreation’s 5th and 6th grade basketball team took home the championship for the fourth straight year in the Cubs Division of the 80th Annual Westchester County Boys’ Basketball Tournament, held at the County Center. This year’s team consisted of Tim Hale, George Kirby, Zack Samberg, Max Pomroy, Mark Croughan, Michael Carty, Joe Zulli, Dominic Guarnieri, Stephen O’Connell and Matt Shainberg. They were coached by longtime Rye Recreation basketball staffers Josh Kirsch, Rob Angilletta and Rashidi Lewis.

The champions!

The champs pulled out a comeback victory in the finals against the Harrison “Maroon” squad, erasing an eight-point fourth quarter deficit to win 41-39.

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