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Pearl River Sports: Girls Soccer Playoff Seeds Today, Boys Face Familiar Foe

The Pearl River girls soccer team will find out its seeding and first-round playoff opponent today. The Pearl River boys soccer team will face a rematch from a regular-season victory in the first round of the playoffs.

Three playoff-bound Pearl River sports teams got their first-round schedules Wednesday, with one more coming today. 

The primary difference being that the volleyball, field hockey and boys soccer teams will all open the Section 1 playoffs on the road, but the girls soccer team should get a first-round game at home Saturday.

Pearl River enters the playoffs 13-1-2, one of the top teams in Class A and a contender for the section title after losing in the semifinals a year ago. The Pirates began the season with a tie and a loss, then ripped off 13 victories over the 14 games since. The only game they didn't win was a tie against Suffern.

Pearl River's cross-scheduled football game against Ossining is already scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Saturday on the main field. The girls soccer game could be played at 11 a.m. unless there are conflicts with a player on either team taking ACT tests that morning. The Section 1 seeding meeting is this morning, so check back with Patch later today to find out more.

Pearl River Faces Pelham in Boys Soccer

Pearl River must go on the road for Friday's first-round playoff game, but they will be facing an opponent they defeated this season. 

as Chris Coughlin scored two goals and Alex Castillo contributed a goal and an assist. The teams meet again 3 p.m. Friday at Pelham's Glover Field. 

Full boys soccer pairings can be found here. If the Pirates win at Pelham Friday, they would most likely met top-seeded Byram Hills in the quarterfinals Monday.

Rockland County Cross Country Championships Today

The Pearl River boys and girls cross country teams will run in the Rockland County Championships today at Bear Mountain. The girls varsity race is set for 3:30 p.m., followed by the boys varsity at 4 p.m.

Thursday's Schedule

  • Pearl River boys in Rockland County Cross Country Championships at Bear Mountain, 2:30 p.m.
  • Pearl River girls in Rockland County Cross Country Championships, 3 p.m.

Friday's schedule

  • In Section 1 Class A playoff boys soccer, No. 9 Pearl River will play at No. 8 Pelham at 3 p.m.
  • In Section 1 girls volleyball playoffs, Pearl River will play at Eastchester at 4:30 p.m.

Saturday's schedule

  • In Section 1 Class A girls soccer playoffs, Pearl River will play at home, opponent and time to be determined.
  • Pearl River girls swimming in Section 1 Championships at Felix Festa Middle School, 2 p.m.
  • In Section 1 Class B field hockey playoffs, No. 11 Pearl River will play at No. 6 Pelham at 2:30 p.m.
  • In cross-schedule football, Ossining will play at Pearl River at 2:30 p.m.

Share Sports Results, Pictures on Patch

Coaches, parents and other followers of Pearl River athletics, please send scores and information to ryan.buncher@patch.com or upload your pictures directly to stories about games as they are posted on Pearl River Patch.

You can also post photos and results yourself as an announcement or as a blog entry.

Editor's note: The times for the Rockland County Cross Country championship meet have been corrected. 

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