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January 24, 2022

NEW YORK – Lakeland/Panas' girls squad made history by winning the Westchester County team title at the Armory in New York City on Sunday, Jan. 23. “In order to win a team title, you need to beat the best of the best from 38 teams in the county,” said Lakeland/Panas coach Ryan Johnson. “The ...

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SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – Lakeland/Panas defeated visiting Peekskill, 51-12, on Jan. 21 at Copper Beech Middle School, clinching its second straight league title. “We are back-to-back league champions,” said Lakeland/Panas coach Dave Bergen. Matt Sanchez (112 pounds, decision), Spencer Maja (126, ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. – The combined Hen/Hud/John Jay/Ossining/Peekskill/Somers/Yorktown gymnastics team defeated Mahopac, 171.2 to 161.45, on Monday, Jan. 10, at the Eclipse Gymnastics Center in Mahopac.

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SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – Lakeland has a tradition of its players earning the highest honors, and that continued with graduate Jess Ascencao becoming the first-ever first-team All-American in New Paltz history and current Lakeland senior Mia Smith being named third-team National Field Hockey Coaches ...

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Lakeland/Panas Wrestling (7-7) Lakeland/Panas 51, Putnam Valley 22 Tuesday, Jan. 11 (Lakeland High School) Lakeland/Panas defeated Putnam Valley, 51-22, led by Matt Sanchez (110 pounds, forfeit), Alex Russo (118, pin), Spencer Maja (138, forfeit), Stephen Carroll (145, pin), Cooper Schmidt ...

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YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. – Yorktown earned their biggest win of the season so far, by defeating visiting Brewster, 43-40, on Jan. 14. The game-winning points came when the Huskers broke a 40-40 tie on a three-pointer by Olivia Lucas with just 6.7 seconds left in the contest. “The play wasn’t ...

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SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – One big reason for Lakeland’s success so far is its ability to work as a team, thus it was appropriate it improved to 10-0 with an 81-32 triumph against visiting Poughkeepsie on Friday, Jan. 14. “It was a good team win,” said Lakeland coach Miranda Mangan. The Hornets set ...

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SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – Lakeland/Panas’ 189-pounder Connor McGannon is one of the four senior captains for the Rebels’ wrestling squad, along with Spencer Maja, Hunter Dagnino, and Kevin Hickey. McGannon is coming off an All-League campaign as a junior, one that saw the Rebels win the league title. He ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown showed a lot of fight, almost wiping out a 16-point deficit, getting to within two points of the lead, before falling to visiting rival Somers, 57-51, on Saturday, Jan. 8. It was appropriate that the Huskers showed as much a fight as they did, considering the ...

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Lakeland Bowling Cortlandt Lanes, Thursday, Jan. 6 Boys (5-2) Lakeland 7, Briarcliff 0 Lakeland defeated Briarcliff 7-0, led by Mike Antonucci (251, 604), Austin Kara (235, 559), Chris Closi (206, 559), JT Maccarrone (164, 267), and  Joe Maskiell (132, 262). “Today we had a positive ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – When two rivals get together like Somers and host Yorktown did on Saturday, Jan. 8, a game isn’t over until it’s over. That was the case as Somers entered the fourth quarter with a 16-point lead before the Huskers made a frantic comeback attempt, cutting that lead to two, but ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown senior captain Melissa Severino, who plays guard, is a four-year varsity player for this year’s Huskers’ girls basketball squad. Severino has averaged 15.4 points and 8.6 rebounds per game, both team highs, and 2.6 steals a contest, second on the team, through ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown graduate Brett Makar was a two-time All-American when he played with the Huskers and he has continued to rack up the accolades at the University of Maryland. His latest accolade was being named as one of the USA Lacrosse Magazine’s 2022 Division 1 Men’s First Team ...

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GLEN COVE, N.Y. - Yorktown enjoyed plenty of success at the Charles McCullough Tournament at Glen Cove High School on Long Island, finishing third out of 10 teams on Tuesday, Dec. 28. “It means we are headed in the right direction but by no means where we need to be,” said Yorktown coach Dr.

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BREWSTER, N.Y. – The Lakeland/Panas Rebels won their second game against the rival BYSNS (Brewster/Yorktown/Somers/North Salem), getting off to a 3-0 first-period lead in a 7-3 triumph on Sunday, Jan. 2, at the Brewster Ice Arena. Lakeland/Panas won the first game by defeating the BYSNS, 5-3, on ...

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SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – Lakeland senior guard Tyler Hormazabal is one of the Hornets’ two senior co-captains, along with Hannah Devane. This is her fifth year on the Lakeland girls varsity basketball squad, as she made the team as an eighth-grader. Hormazabal has ignited the Hornets to their 8-0 ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – The Covid-19 pandemic continued to affect high-school sports in 2021, but the games went on and the local teams provided plenty of thrills for their fans. Lakeland wins softball classic for A1 title No. 1 Lakeland (18-2) hosted and defeated visiting No. 2 Yorktown (17-4), ...

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Lakeland Girls Basketball (8-0) Lakeland 57, Pleasantville 32 Tuesday, Dec. 21 (Pleasantville High School) Lakeland went into the Christmas break with a dominant performance, defeating Pleasantville, 57-32. “We actually had a slow start tonight,” said Lakeland coach Miranda Mangan.

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown senior Kayla Howell took a visit to Wesleyan University in Connecticut with her family and, after speaking to its women’s golf coach, Jon Wilson, immediately fell in love with the school, where she has chosen to spend the next four years golfing. “I met with one of the ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown boys basketball center Eddie Brucaj is one of the Huskers’ two senior captains, along with Jack Prybylski. This is Brucaj’s third year on the varsity, as he comes off a junior campaign where he was named All-Section, averaging 13 points and 8 rebounds a game. Brucaj ...

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SHRUB OAK, N.Y. - Lakeland senior Delaney Leonard, who qualified for the state championships in her sophomore, junior, and senior campaigns, completed her fifth season for the Lakeland/Panas girls swim team this fall. She was named All-League every season since her eighth-grade year, All-Section ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. – It can be tough to win on the road, especially when you get off to a slow start, but led by 22 points from Chris Whyte-Luciano, Lakeland was up to the task and rallied for a 53-48 triumph at Somers on Dec. 15. Somers got off to a fast start, leading 12-4 at the end of the first ...

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Lakeland/Panas Wrestling (5-6) Lakeland/Panas 42, Somers 27 Thursday, Dec. 16 (Walter Panas High School) Lakeland/Panas won their home opener 42-27, against Somers. “It's good to win the first one at home,” said Lakeland/Panas coach Dave Bergen. Alex Russo (126, pin), Spencer Maja ...

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STONY BROOK, N.Y. – Forward Alyssa Francese, a 2017 Yorktown graduate, ended her legendary career at Stony Brook University with a bang, by being named to the America East All-Conference second team and All-Academic team while ending her Stony Brook women’s soccer career as its second-leading ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – For some, softball is a way to stay active and continue to play the game they grew up with. For one team in the Yorkville Sports Association’s fall softball league, the sport meant much more. Hunter’s Warriors is a team dedicated to Hunter Cordero, a 2-year-old who was diagnosed ...

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BYSNS Ice Hockey (5-0-1) BYSNS 3, Rye 3 Wednesday, Dec. 8 (Playland Ice Casino, Rye) Led by Jonathan Graham (2G, 1A), Thomas Eberhardt (1G), Sava Makarenko (1A), Dylan Filmer (1A), and Ty Wingfield (14 saves), the BYSNS tied Rye, 3-3. BYSNS 12, Mahopac 3 Friday, Dec. 10 (Brewster Ice ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Vocal Lakeland students came dressed in their Santa Claus gear with Yorktown’s loud student body, “The Crop,” in blackout mode in Yorktown’s newly renovated gymnasium, making for an electric holiday atmosphere on Dec. 9. Equally electric was the play of Yorktown senior center ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Lakeland/Panas won its pool and placed second overall at the Yorktown Dual Meet tournament on Saturday, Dec. 11. The Rebels (4-6) beat Somers 46-27, lost to Mahopac 34-33, and defeated John Jay-East Fishkill 45-18, before falling to Pleasantville in the finals 54-21. Kevin ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown senior Luca Stanford went 4-0, including three pins, winning two matches each in the 160- and 174-pound weight classes, earning him the Most Outstanding Wrestler Award for the higher weight classes at the Yorktown Dual Meet tournament on Saturday, Dec. 11. For Stanford, ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown senior goalkeeper Erisa Krasniqi was named All-League this fall for a Husker girls soccer squad that finished 9-5-3. She made an eye-popping 20 saves for No. 10 Yorktown in a loss to host No. 7 Horace Greeley in the opening round of the Section 1 Class A tournament. The ...

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