2002-11-09 / Sports

PSAL Local High School Sports Roundup

PSAL Local High School Sports Roundup

Women’s Volleyball- Beach Channel ended the regular season with a 10-0 season to place first in the PSAL B Division under head coach Mark Sanchez. After a 5-5 season in 2001, five seniors returned to give BC a veteran presence and team chemistry. Co-captains Senior Priscilla Head and LaToya Daniels lead BC.

Coached by Philip Stern, Far Rockaway finished at 8-2, placed second and will go to the playoffs at Hunter College on Saturday. After a 2-8 season, the team has made great strides and made few errors to defeat quality teams.

Soccer- The Seahorses finished with a winning record as they defeated Martin Van Buren 2-0. Far Rockaway finished with an 8-7 record. Abisoye Oloruntoba and Valdedo Torey scored for the Seahorses in the first half for the only scores of the game.

Swimming- Far Rockaway finished tied for first place in the PSAL with a 48-46 victory over Jamaica. The Seahorses finished at 7-1 and avenged a previous mid-season loss to Jamaica. Both teams finished with a tie in the PSAL Queens I standings. Far Rockaway will compete in the 2002 PSAL Novice Girls Swimming Championships at Lehman College in the Bronx on November 10.

Junior Varsity Football- Far Rockaway won with another impressive outing in a 34-6 drubbing of Lafayette High School last Saturday. The Seahorses (5-0) jumped out to a 28-0 halftime lead with rushing touchdowns by Devon Bryan, who had 15 rushes for 245 yards on the day and John Whitmore, who had 12 rushes for 178 yards. Both combined for 5 touchdowns. Emanue Green added another Far Rock touchdown and the Far Rock offense combines for more than 700 yards of combines offense. Jeremy Pruitt, who had 2 sacks, an interception and 8 tackles, led the defense.

Bayside blew out host Beach Channel 34-6 last Saturday. After a close 12-6 score at halftime, the Commodores kept that lead with 14 unanswered points to shut the door on the Dolphins. Christi Anderson, who rushed for 130 yards and scored 2 touchdowns, led Bayside. Beach Channel scored their only points in the second quarter when QB Andrew Minami completed a 40-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Charles Spencer. Beach Channel is 2-2-1.

Boys Varsity Bowling- Beach Channel clinched a playoff spot with a victory over Far Rockaway by winning 3 games to 0. Beach Channel will face off against New Utrecht in the first round of the playoffs. Michael Malave led all scorers with 140, Leonard Levy had 132 and James Mackey had 119 to contribute to the victory. Beach Channel improved to 8-4 and is in second place behind undefeated John Adams, who is 12-0.

Junior Varsity Volleyball-Angelic Duran had 10 assists, Lauren Carter had 3 kills and Tasheka Myers had 2 kills to lead Beach Channel in a victory over John Adams. Beach Channel improved to 2-2 as they won 2 out of 3 games.


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