Daily Sports Digest: CNR’s Pechin Named Conference’s Player of the Week

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The ’s Allyssa Pechin was named the HVWAC’s player of the week. Pechin is from Yonkers, and the freshman guard had a career game against John Jay scoring 22 points, six steals and four assists. The Blue Angels fell over the weekend to Berkeley 80-60. Pechin had 27 points in the game.

Iona Prep senior Greg Gallagher broke the school’s pole vaulting record with a measurement of 15 feet in his Friday night victory at the St. Anthony’s winter meet. Gallagher also committed to William & Mary earlier in the week. 

The Men’s basketball team cruised to victory at Niagara as they pummeled the opposition 98-62. 

Two big wrestling tournaments took place over the weekend in Westchester as Rye hosted an eight team meet and Port Chester hosted 12 teams at SUNY Purchase for the 36th annual Tony Carlucci Tournament. Fox Lane beat Somers for first place in the Port Chester meet and Brewster took the title at Rye. Check out our Photo Gallery from Saturday’s action at SUNY Purchase on Facebook.

Cancer affects everyone on a daily basis and Jimmy V’s ESPY speech still rings in my ears. Years ago ESPN set up the Jimmy V foundation to help fight this disease, and every year at this time the family of networks asks for donations and sets up a week full of survival stories in the sports world.

The Port Chester Softball Booster Club is currently running a fund raiser with Modell’s. The coupon entitles you to 15 percent off of your purchase until December 22nd and 5 percent of the purchase will go to help the program. May as well help out a local team and save some money while doing your Christmas shopping.

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Yesterday’s Results:

Sport: Girl’s Basketball

Game: Ursuline vs. Good Counsel

Score: Ursuline Won 36-27

Highlights: Lindsay Bettke had 16 points and Jackie Danisi added seven.

Sport: Wrestling 

Game: 12 Team Port Chester Tournament

Score: Iona Prep 7th Place 

Highlights: The Tigers fell to Iona Prep in the 7th place match 48-34. Mamaroneck won four of the first five matches and got out to a good start, but in the end the Gaels had too much size for the Tigers.


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