Pearl River Sports: Holiday Events Later This Week

The Pearl River track, ice hockey and wrestling teams will compete in holiday events later this week.

All Pearl River sports are off until Thursday, when the first of three holiday events begin.

The Pearl River ice hockey team will play the Sleepy Hollow/Irvington/Dobbs Ferry combined team 10:45 a.m. Thursday in the Nyack Tournament at Palisades Ice Rink. 

The Pearl River indoor track teams will host the Pearl River Holiday Festival starting 8:30 a.m. Thursday at RCC, drawing athletes from approximately 40 top programs in New York and New Jersey.

Pearl River will also host the O'Connell Wrestling Tournament Friday starting at 10 a.m.

Scheduling Challenges

Pearl River girls basketball Head Coach Lorraine Moylan did not get the result she wanted in the Pirates' 58-46 loss at home against Oneonta Saturday, but she did get the type of challenge she was hoping for from a strong non-league schedule.  

"Great competition," was the first thing Moylan said after Saturday's game. 

Oneonta, the defending Section 4 Class B champion, was the best team Pearl River (3-1) played so far this season. Upcoming non-league challenges include defending Section 1 Class B champion Irvington Jan 16, Ursuline Jan. 21 and Floral Park Feb. 2. 

Pearl River Hockey Struggles Early

The , Saturday to drop its record to 1-5.

Top scorer Max McGee scored two goals for the Pirates in the loss.

Thursday's Schedule

  • Pearl River Indoor Track Holiday Festival at RCC, 8:30 a.m.
  • Pearl River Ice Hockey vs. Sleepy Hollow/Irvington/Dobbs in Nyack Tournament at Palisades Ice Rink, 10:45 a.m.

Friday's Schedule

  • Michael O'Connell Wrestling Tournament at Pearl River, 10 a.m.
  • Pearl River girls basketball at Clarkstown South, 5:30 p.m.
  • Pearl River Ice Hockey in Glens Falls Tournanent, 7 p.m.

Saturday's Schedule

  • Pearl River Ice Hockey in Glens Fall Tournament, 1 p.m.
  • Pearl River boys basketball at home against North Rockland, 2 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. 

Don't forget this can include youth sports as well as updates on local athletes as they compete on the college level. 


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