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Improvement and promise define the Scarsdale wrestling team’s performance this past weekend at the annual Scarsdale Invitational Tournament. The Raiders took seventh place out of 15 teams, competing against top tier teams from Long Island, as well as teams from Rockland and Westchester counties.

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Swim and dive coaches love newcomers, whether they will be molded into the future of the team or come in and make an immediate impact. The Ardsley/Hastings/Edgemont/Dobbs Ferry/Irvington and Scarsdale boys have seen that come to fruition over the years, especially this season.

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Twice within a three-day span, Soren Benaissa had the fate of the Scarsdale wrestling team in his hands. In order for the Raiders to win, the junior had to avoid being pinned. Both times, in a dual match against East Ramapo and at the Nanuet Tournament against Putnam Valley/Haldane, Benaissa…

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Seven games into the season, senior Chris Saenger and junior Ryan Seibold, a pair of varsity rookies, made their first starts of the season on Dec. 21. What made the moment even more spectacular for both players was that Scarsdale was facing off with Mount St. Michael in a Slam Dunk Challeng…

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The Scarsdale bowling teams continued their match play this week, squaring off against Port Chester and Yonkers. The boys grabbed their first win of the season against Port Chester, following up with a loss against Yonkers. The girls got off to a rough start with a loss against Port Chester,…

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The Scarsdale wrestling team’s results at the Garden City Duals this past weekend are certainly not representative of their intense work ethic and grit. The Raiders went 1-3 overall with a solid 49-36 win against Sayville, while the team suffered losses to competitive opponents in Deer Park,…

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While many Section 1 teams are shrinking, the Scarsdale gymnastics team is growing and improving. It’s a stellar achievement for a program that has lost its practice space at the school and seen huge peaks and valleys in interest over the last decade.

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Distance runners don’t often get to run true distance relays, so when senior Victoria Capobianco, junior Alexa Doyle and sophomores Natalyn Kapner and Lizzie Hurshman had the opportunity to run the 4x1,500-meter relay at the Jim Mitchell Invitational at the Armory, the foursome seized the op…

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Jacob Smith saw the basketball court sparingly during Scarsdale’s 22 games last winter as a sophomore. As frustrating as it was to sit and watch — and know his friends were seeing plenty of action on junior varsity — Smith understood he was there as part of the bigger picture.

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Scarsdale wrestling coach Jeremy Szerlip chose a pair of Long Island tournaments for the first two weekends of the year to challenge his team. At the first tournament at North Babylon last Saturday, the Raiders were indeed challenged and four wrestlers walked away with third- or fourth-place…

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Three meets in the first week of the season will test any swim and dive team. With a blowout loss to open, a narrow win in the middle and a comfortable win in the finale, the Scarsdale boys are getting a sense of where they stand within Conference 1 early in the season.

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The Scarsdale girls bowling team got their season rolling with a statement victory on Monday against White Plains, dominating with a win in each of the three games for an overall score of 1,535-1,300, and a 7-0 sweep.

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After spending last winter with program-best scores in the 140s, the Scarsdale gymnastics team finally broke the 150-point barrier at the divisional championship meet with a whopping 153.49, besting the previous high of 149.45. Instead of taking any steps back this winter, it was full speed …

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The New York State finals couldn’t have gotten off to a worse start for the Sleepy Hollow/Hastings/Edgemont/Irvington girls swim team with a disqualification in the very first event, the 200 medley relay. The rest of the meet, however, couldn’t have gone much better.

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David Gilberg won the Section 1 boys golf title as a junior in 2005. Josh Goldenberg took the Federation title in 2014, also as a junior. The next year, as a senior, James Nicholas won the New York State championship.

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Sophie Carroll may have played softball all her life, but ever since she joined the modified field hockey team in eighth grade, Carroll has made that her focus. While she was one of Scarsdale’s better players last year as an All-League junior, this fall as a senior she finally made everyone …

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Coming off their best performance of the year at the VolleyHall Classic or Tournament of Champions, the Scarsdale girls volleyball team had high hopes for the final match of the regular season against Ursuline, with a chance to share the league title, improve its seed and head into the posts…

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Daniel Asher didn’t want to end his high school cross-country career at the Section 1 Class A championship meet. With his team expected to be in the top five, but likely a longshot to beat North Rockland, the senior pushed himself as hard as he could to qualify for the New York State Championships.

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The fall of 2019 was a season of firsts for the fourth-year Scarsdale boys volleyball program. The Raiders beat a team from Rockland County for the first time, had a winning record for the first time, won a postseason game for the first time, played in the Section 1 finals for the first time…

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Some tennis players have a rap for bad attitudes and on-court shenanigans, often unable to find the joy in the sport. The four girls who represented Scarsdale and Edgemont at the New York State doubles tennis championships last weekend are just the opposite. Win or lose, they found a way to …

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Last Tuesday, the Scarsdale cross-country team had its league meet at Van Cortlandt Park, where the boys were trying to defend their title and the girls were looking to beat Ursuline.

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Taking 23 players on varsity this year was no accident for girls soccer coaches Mindy Genovese and Kiera Fox. Having graduated 11 players last year and knowing nine more would be on their way out after this season, Scarsdale didn’t want to be left with an inexperienced program going forward.

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Last fall the Scarsdale boys cross-country team was dominant, winning six meets, including leagues and counties, but just falling one point short behind Arlington at sectionals. While this year’s team, having graduated five top 10 runners, wasn’t quite the same force, the Raiders won back-to…

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The Scarsdale boys volleyball team was able to turn around what seemed a gloomy week for the team into ending on a positive note. The Raiders lost to Eastchester to begin the stretch in a tough match, had two matches postponed and rebounded from their setback with a strong, united win agains…

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It took two years to replace Sydney Vleck, but Megan Lee, Anya Pabby and Joy Jiang now have a fourth leg for their elite relays. Fellow junior Danielle Eforo joined the fold and for the second time in three years, the Scarsdale girls swim and dive team is sending all three relays to states.

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This past weekend, the Scarsdale cross-country team raced at the Section 1 Coaches Invitational at Bowdoin Park. Bowdoin is a very important course because it is where the state qualifier and Federation meets take place later this season, and this was Scarsdale’s last chance to race there in…

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Coming off back-to-back overtime losses, the back-to-back 7-0 wins that followed for the Scarsdale girls soccer team offered a boost heading into postseason.