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Pearl River Sports: Volley For the Cure, Cross Country Takes Manhattan

Pearl River will play at Tappan Zee in the teams' annual Volley for the Cure match Friday and the Pirates' cross country teams will run in the Manhattan Invitational Saturday. UPDATED with varsity playing first in Volley for the Cure

Pearl River will only have one varsity team in action Friday, with the girls volleyball squad playing at Tappan Zee in the annual Volley for the Cure match to raise money for breast cancer awareness and research.

Normally the junior varsity plays first in the Volley for the Cure and as of Thursday, it was scheduled that way for this year. Then the Tappan Zee athletic department had the varsity match moved up to before the JV because tonight is homecoming. The varsity match is now scheduled for 4 p.m., though actual play may not start until 4:30. 

Tappan Zee won last year's Volley for the Cure match. . The Pirates enter the match with a 5-6 record.

Pearl River "Pink Out" Football Game

Fans are asked to wear pink and donate to the Susan G. Komen Passionately Pink For The Cure.

The suggested donation is $1. Those interested in donating who cannot attend can contribute at this link

The Pirates (1-3) are on the road this week, playing 7 p.m. Saturday at John Jay-Cross River.

Friday's Schedule

  • Pearl River girls volleyball at Tappan Zee, 5:30 p.m. (approximately)

Saturday's Schedule

  • Pearl River boys and girls cross country in the Manhattan Invitational at Van Cortland Park, 9 a.m.
  • Pearl River field Hockey at home against Clarkstown North 10 a.m.
  • Pearl River football at John Jay-Cross River, 7 p.m.

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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.

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