Albertus Magnus senior Tyler Sayre entered Monday’s game against Spring Valley just nine points away from breaking Antoine Duvert’s school scoring record set in 1994.
Sayre only needed a quarter to get there, scoring 12 points of his 24 points in the first period to lead the way for the Falcons in an 81-63 victory. Sayre also grabbed 13 rebounds.
Pat McGuinness led the Falcons with 26 points in the victory.
Spring Valley’s Kai Mitchell had 13 points and 13 rebounds in the loss.
Sport: Boys Basketball
Game: Clarkstown North vs. Pearl River
Highlights: Joe Clinton and Kevin Degnan each led the Pirates with 20 points in the win. Austin O’Toole added 15 points for Pearl River. Clarkstown North was led by Vinny Lleshaj’s 19 in the loss.
Sport: Girls Basketball
Game: Pearl River vs. Tappan Zee
Highlights: Allison Cook made five 3-pointers and led the Pirates (15-1) with 23 points and Kerry Sullivan added 10 in the victory. Regina Argenzio had 19 points for Tappan Zee (15-2) in the loss.
Pearl River avenged its only loss of the season with Monday's victory and enters Wednesday's home game against Albertus Magnus looking to lock up the top seed in the Section 1 Class A playoffs.
Sport: Girls Basketball
Game: Albertus Magnus vs. Spring Valley
Score: Albertus Magnus Won 61-37
Highlights: Maeve Parahus continues to lead the Falcons in scoring as she picked up 15 points in the blow out victory Monday night. Stephanie Rodriguez led Spring Valley with 15.
Sport: Ice Hockey
Game: Pearl River vs. Scarsdale
Score: Scarsdale Won 7-1
Highlights: Scarsdale’s James Nicolas and Rob Burns each found the back of the net twice in the win. Max McGee scored the lone Pirate goal in the loss.
Pearl River High School has no varsity events scheduled today.
College Sports Notebook
Johnson, Shields power Pace
Forward Brittany Shields of Cold Spring and guard Carol Johnson of New City combined for 27 points and 23 rebounds as the Pace University women’s basketball team won its 16th game of the season in 53-42 fashion at the University of New Haven.
Shields, a Haldane graduate, scored 17 points, pulled down 17 rebounds and also had two steals, while Johnson, a graduate of Cardinal Spellman, scored 10 points and had six rebounds for the Setters (16-5, 13-4 NE-10).
Pace returns home to Pleasantville on Wednesday (Feb. 8) to host Southern Connecticut State (17-4) at 5:30 p.m.
Shields leads the Setters with 17.5 points per game while Johnson is second with 10 points per game.
New season, new hope
A new season brings renewed hope for the Lycoming College women’s lacrosse team
The Warriors--who went 3-13 overall last season including a 3-9 mark in the Atlantic Conference--have eight home games on the schedule at the Shangraw Athletic Complex in Williamsport, PA.
Lycoming starts the season with three home games, opening against Kean University of Union, NJ, on Saturday, March 3; the Warriors play their first road game against Misericordia University in Dallas, PA, on March 23.
Preparing for her second season as a starter is sophomore midfielder Sarah Quigley of New City.
The alumna of Clarkstown South, where she was an MVP in both track and field and lacrosse, started all 16 games last season, tying for fourth on the team in scoring with eight points on five goals and three assists.