With 85 degree temperatures at the start of the junior varsity Westchester County Championship meet, followed by a downpour by the end, this bipolar weather signified that it was officially a “spring track” meet. Unfortunately, for the Edgemont Panthers it was also the last for most of the team.
Falling two goals shy of potentially hosting the first home playoff game in the program history, the Edgemont boys lacrosse team headed into the postseason with fire in its eyes.
Coming into one of the tougher games on the schedule, the Edgemont boys lacrosse team went into the Rye game expecting to put up a fight. Despite league powerhouse Rye being able to utilize their seasoned lineup, the Panthers stood tall and did not back down.
Mired in a three-game losing streak, the Edgemont girls lacrosse team was able to come out strong in its final week of regular season play, sealing off a decisive 15-7 victory over Croton to snap the skid.
In a trio of matches, 9-4 Edgemont boys tennis swept all 12 doubles matches, dropping only two singles matches to Bronxville along the way.
Spending four years at shortstop for the Edgemont softball team, Sasha Hirschheimer has seen a lot of change around her. As one of the few constants, Hirschheimer has been doing her best to make it business as usual no matter who is to her right or left or front or back.
Through nine matches, the Edgemont boys golf team has been consistent, compiling six scores between 230-235, three between 239-244. While the consistency bodes well for the future, the Panthers haven’t been able to lower their scores in order to compete in matches.
In one half of lacrosse, both the Edgemont and Valhalla girls teams led by three goals. The Panthers got off to the hot start with a quick 3-0 lead, but Valhalla not only tied the game, but had a three-goal lead of its own at halftime.
Coming into a big league game against Eastchester, the Edgemont boys lacrosse team was looking to rise above .500 in league play. Eastchester, however, had other plans, dominating in a 15-5 win as the Panthers didn’t come out with the proper sense of urgency.
The Edgemont boys tennis team had a challenging week with two league opponents and one powerhouse. While the team came away 2-1 to improve to 6-4 overall, third set 10-point supertiebreaks continue to be shaky, despite being a strength in past years.
Dr. Strange saw one scenario in 14,000,605 where The Avengers could reverse the damage done by Thanos, preventing the losses of life when he snapped the fingers on the Infinity Stone gauntlet. If only Edgemont softball coach Larry Giustiniani had those odds of keeping his attendance up each spring.
For a MASH Unit, the Edgemont softball team is off to a pretty good start.
After 12 seasons as an assistant coach at Bronxville, Billy Locher is looking for a repeat performance as he takes over as Edgemont’s boys lacrosse head coach.
Sometimes life throws you a curveball. Better yet, sometimes the curveballs disappear.
Darren Hawks was only the second varsity coach in Edgemont girls soccer history. With his retirement announcement over the winter, the Panthers must wait to find out who No. 3 will be.
J.C Periac expected to be at practice with the Edgemont outdoor track and field team on Monday, the first workout of the new season. He also planned to be there for cross-country in the fall and indoor track in winter before hanging up his clipboard, whistle and running shoes.
Going all the way back to being hired in 1989, Rob Breitenbach showed no signs of slowing down as a three-season coach at Edgemont. That changed quickly, however.
Its not often that both the Scarsdale boys and girls ski teams are at the top of their game in the same year. This season was a major exception to that rule as the boys beat all of the top teams when it mattered in the regular season and the girls won more overall meets than they lost. Then,…