The Independent League playoffs offer a road to redemption for Edgemont’s football team.
Coming off a 3-1 loss to a tough Irvington team, Edgemont’s volleyball squad showed some resolve with wins over Westlake and Hastings.
The first meeting was a 51-7 drubbing in favor of the Edgemont Panthers, but the second time Edgemont and Irvington locked horns it resulted in a much closer contest.
Edgemont’s volleyball team was in search of a signature win that gave them some confidence and momentum with the Section 1 playoffs on the horizon.
As the season nears the end, Edgemont girls soccer captain Zoe Gallup listed leaving the program with “a winning mentality” as a priority. It’s a bit of a bold statement coming from a team that is 2-9-2, but based on the way the team played against Bronxville on Friday, Oct. 8, it made sense.
Dani Friedman was in eighth grade when she made Edgemont’s varsity girls tennis team. As a senior, five seasons — and five postseason appearances — later, she certainly leaves a lasting impression on the program.
Trailing by just two points at halftime after a touchdown pass as time expired, Edgemont went into the break with some momentum when it hosted Poughkeepsie on Oct. 4.
In the second half of the season, Edgemont boys soccer is on a redemption tour.
Carolina Angel has been a presence at the net for Edgemont’s volleyball team for quite some time and the senior was able to reach a special milestone last week. She attained her 1,000th career kill in a 3-1 win over visiting Rye Neck on Wednesday, Sept. 22.
Kimi Krasner’s biggest victory came when she tried out for and made the Edgemont girls tennis team this fall. After missing last season with a broken knee, which was later followed by a broken foot, she didn’t step back on the court again until June of this year.
Scarsdale competed at White Plains’ Fred Gressler Memorial Run on Saturday, Sept. 25. The course is infamously hilly, including the wall, an incredibly steep and difficult hill that varsity runners must face twice.
The combined swim program of SHEDI (Sleepy Hollow, Hastings, Edgemont and Irvington) has put up some impressive seasons in recent years, winning a Section 1 team title and always competing with the best, but graduation has taken its toll as the team is off to an 0-3 start in dual meets this year.
With starting setter Jimena Caballero a late scratch for Edgemont volleyball Monday evening, coach Kelli Kinlen and the Panthers had to adjust quickly against Pleasantville. Going from a 6-2 to a 5-1, relying on setter Emily Ferraro to set all the way around and moving Madison Frain from out…
Milan Gialleonardo was so excited and overcome by the moment that he couldn’t even remember who Edgemont would be playing in its next game. After all, the Panthers had just delivered new head coach James Pape his first win in a 51-7 Week 2 thrashing of visiting Irvington on Sept. 18 under th…
After a two-week break without a game due to cancellations because of an issue with its turf field, Scarsdale’s boys soccer team showed no rust as the Raiders rolled to a 3-0 win over White Plains followed by a 1-0 victory over Edgemont.
Edgemont’s football team opened the season with a 26-15 loss to visiting Horace Greeley on Sept. 10.
Three familiar faces were chosen to take over the football, girls soccer and volleyball programs at Edgemont this fall. With two of the openings coming late in the summer, athletic director Anthony DeRosa acted quickly to fill the vacancies with assistant coaches.
With a small team, especially on the girls side, the Edgemont track and field coaching staff constantly encourages the athletes to diversify their events in order to score points for the team and show them how much they are capable of with some hard work and dedication.
If the final game of the season didn’t mirror the challenges the Edgemont boys lacrosse team faced this season, nothing will.
Abby Meyer and Carly Faust didn’t go down without a fight. The Edgemont seniors kept their team competitive in sectionals, Meyer by scoring five goals, Faust on defense.
From the atmosphere to the effort, Edgemont softball coach Larry Giustiniani left Edgemont’s postseason game — a 21-6 loss to Tappan Zee — with a sense of accomplishment. He credited the Tappan Zee administration, coaches and team, along with his own team, for making that possible.
Kaylie Min and Katie Asciutto, each in their own way, are models of success for Edgemont girls golf, though they got there in different ways and at different times in their lives.
One out away.
On the final day of the regular season, it all came together for the Edgemont girls lacrosse team. Though the team already had three wins to its credit, topping Blind Brook 10-9 after losing to Blind Brook 13-9 earlier in the season was the true sign of progress.
A seventh straight league title and another season of competitive crossover matches against the best teams in the section has Edgemont boys tennis set up well for postseason with the entire starting lineup qualifying, according to coach Mark Romney.
After falling behind by one goal just seconds into the game and then two goals just a minute into the game, the Edgemont boys lacrosse team cruised the rest of the way en route to a 17-5 senior night win over Ardsley on Wednesday, the last night of the regular season.
Though individually the season hasn’t gone as well as some players had hoped, as a team Edgemont’s boys golfers proved to be a solid bunch.
Edgemont girls golf coach Mitch Shapiro had never seen a bigger smile from senior Katie Asciutto than when she added up her score on the ninth green at Sunningdale on May 24. Asciutto shot a 47, which assured her a spot in the top 30 to qualify for the Section 1 championships.
The only things Edgemont junior Juliet Agoglia knew about softball coming into this season were you throw the ball, catch the ball, hit the ball and her basketball coach wanted her to learn to play catcher and join the varsity team.
For a team that got a late start, almost didn’t get off the ground, got blown out in its first two games and then had to postpone two games and cancel another as it took a week to recover, the Edgemont boys lacrosse team came back with a vengeance by winning four straight games with its rost…
The season highlights keep piling up for the 5-8 Edgemont baseball team. A day after getting no-hit by Rye, pitchers Jack McKillop and Michael Miele combined to no-hit Hastings and the team later won back-to-back one-run games against Ardsley with Alessio Paolucci putting the finishing touch…
Larry Giustiniani knows how lucky he is. And he knows how lucky his softball players are.
With only two seniors consistently in the starting lineup — Ryan Ho at first singles and Tyler Griffith at second doubles — and the Edgemont boys tennis team competing well against other top teams in Section 1, there is a reason to be excited about the program. In addition, the team is undef…
After losing the first two games of the season by a wide margin, the Edgemont girls lacrosse team played its first competitive game in a 13-8 loss to Irvington, building toward wins in the next two games. Though the young team lost the next two after that, the Panthers believe they are build…
Alexa Goldberg found her surroundings very fitting on Tuesday afternoon. For her first match as a high school tennis coach, the 2014 Edgemont grad was at Scarsdale High School coaching her alma mater.
Taking an extra week of preseason, Edgemont lacrosse coaches Billy Locher and Brian Smith finally cobbled a team together, got in two games and then had to cancel a few so the already banged up team could regroup.
In the absence of more experienced catcher Valentina Russo, the Edgemont Panthers had to change their game plan for opening day against Port Chester on May 1. In the end, that shift may have been what won Edgemont the game.
After four days of preseason last spring, Edgemont athletics shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic and little did anyone know at the time, but sports would not return until late September last fall. While Jennifer Wandle got to coach her first varsity game as head coach during field hockey,…
All you needed to know about the Edgemont baseball team you learned in the postgame huddle on opening day Monday. The veterans took responsibility for their mistakes — not credit for the things they did well — and everyone gave props to the young kids, including an eighth-grader, for steppin…