Rematches and revenge. That’s what the Section 1 regional postseason is all about for the Scarsdale boys soccer team. Well, the quarterfinals and semifinals at least.
With Mount Vernon on the final day of the regular season, the Scarsdale girls soccer team knew it had one more hurdle to clear in their quest for an undefeated league championship season, and that was rival New Rochelle just one day earlier.
With the Section 1 Southern Westchester Large Schools regional tournaments kicking off next week, the Scarsdale and Edgemont boys and girls soccer teams are showing they are ready for whatever teams they get seeded to face when brackets are released Sunday.
Three penalty kicks in two games against Mamaroneck and Harrison have had an impact on the Scarsdale girls soccer team’s season, but the Raiders, through six games, remain undefeated at 4-0-2.
After not scoring for about 95 minutes of play against Mamaroneck and going another almost 75 minutes scoreless against Blind Brook, the Scarsdale boys soccer team got exactly what it needed from an unexpected player.
The Scarsdale girls soccer team hopes the warm-up is over. The three wins they’ve had in their first four games were by a combined 17-0 score. They’re ready for another challenge like their 1-1 double overtime tie with New Rochelle.
It was bad enough Cooper Cohen was going to have to watch his senior season of boys soccer at Scarsdale High School from the sidelines after tearing his ACL in August — now he can’t even do that.
With 15 minutes left to play and trailing league rival New Rochelle 1-0, the Scarsdale girls soccer team pushed Emily Yacoub up from the back and shifted Riena Parente Ribeiro higher in order to increase the team’s chance of scoring.
Potential finalists get knocked out in the first round of the Section 1 soccer playoffs every year. This year was no exception.
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.
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.
If you’re going to score one goal all regular season, score the goal that Roman Tirabassi scored.
Josh Strassberg has one chance to get it right for the Scarsdale boys soccer team. This is the senior’s first — and only — year on varsity and he knows what’s at stake for him and his team.
It was getting late in a tight game. The Scarsdale girls soccer team was up 2-1 on league rival Ursuline. With a 3-7 record, the Raiders couldn’t let the game slip away.
The difference between the Scarsdale girls soccer team’s 3-1 loss to New Rochelle and 2-1 loss to Mamaroneck wasn’t just the score. According to coach Mindy Genovese it was the “heart.”
Alfie Mrijaj joined the Scarsdale boys soccer team late and missed the first four games. In the three games he has played since becoming eligible, the Raiders went from 1-3-1 to 3-3-2 with wins over White Plains and Horace Greeley and a draw with New Rochelle.
Sophia Caione waited her turn. Now the senior is averaging nearly eight saves per game for the Scarsdale girls soccer team.
With realignment taking White Plains and Scarsdale out of the same league, there was only one regular season shot for the two teams to play each other in boys soccer this fall. Coming in with a 1-3-1 record, Scarsdale knew it needed a big win to turn its season around.
Ten seniors graduated after the 2017 season. Nine more this year. Add in a new head coach and the Scarsdale boys soccer team has seen a lot of change in a short period of time.
Marcos Monteagudo thought he had a home with Blind Brook boys soccer, until the Scarsdale job opened up this spring with the stepping down of five-year coach Paul Brooks. The opportunity to coach a competitive program in Class AA doesn’t come up often and Monteagudo didn’t want to regret not…
For personal and professional reasons, Paul “Brooksie” Brooks stepped down after five years as boys soccer coach at Scarsdale High School.
When Allison Stafford arrives at Amherst in the fall, she’ll be ready to take her athletic and academic games to the next level.
A fourth surgery on her right knee may have put a damper on Charlotte Miller’s professional soccer career in Europe, but it hasn’t taken away her love of the game. Miller, a 2012 Scarsdale graduate, and the most dynamic player the Raiders have seen this century, spent two days with her alma …
Since she stepped on the field for the Scarsdale girls soccer team as a freshman, Allison Stafford has been an impact player. Her skill and presence were rewarded with a pair of honors following her junior season this past fall. Stafford was named League Player of the Year and fifth team All…