Four dream matchups await in Section 1 boys lacrosse championships

You could have confidently predicted before the season each of the eventual four matchups in the Section 1 boys lacrosse championships. But you probably couldn’t have mapped out the route each of the eight teams took to get here. Two-time Class A champion Lakeland/Panas spent much of the season under .500. Neither Rye nor Pelham…

Lakeland outduels Byram Hills for Class A baseball title (VIDEO)

Joe Vetrano took a sharp liner off his foot in the sixth inning on Saturday, a moment where Lakeland collectively held its breath as its prized pitching prospect hopped gingerly around the mound. Vetrano had been brilliant up to that point, shutting out Byram Hills in the Section 1 Class A baseball championship. And with…

One-hit wonder: Finnegan dominates in Clarkstown South title win

Kieran Finnegan was a player few in Section 1 knew about before the season began. After Saturday’s performance in the Class AA title game, he’s not a pitcher anybody in the area should soon forget. The senior left-hander may have cemented himself as the section’s best pitcher in 2018, tossing a one-hit shutout as Clarkstown…

VIDEO: Pleasantville adds to trophy case, claims Section 1 baseball crown

Nick Salzarulo didn’t want insult anyone involved in the baseball program, so he took a moment to choose his words carefully. “It’s probably the third best,” the Pleasantville senior said when asked to rank the Section 1 titles he’s been a part of. “But, I mean, it’s a pretty good third.” Salzarulo and the Panthers…

PLAAYoff highlights: Somers breaks Harrison’s hearts in OT

Monday afternoon featured one of the best finishes in the Section 1 boys lacrosse tournament. Somers scored twice in the final minute of regulation, highlighted by jaw-dropping goal by Cameron Pepe in the final seconds of the fourth quarter, before Pepe recorded the game-winner in the 10-9 road victory over Harrison in the Section 1…