By Skip Pearlman


After finishing the season with a 10-10 record, the Blue Devils defeated Hamilton, 4-1, but lost to Tuckahoe, 10-3, and Pawling, 6-1, in the Section 1, Class C double-elimination tournament. Anthony Sinchi and Dan Rotando were named All-League and Aidan Siegel, who had his 100th career hit against Hamilton, made the All-Section team.

Dan Rotando (Photo by S. Pearlman)


The softball team, the No. 4 seed in the Section 1, Class C tournament, lost to top-seeded Pawling in the first round on Wednesday (May 23), 9-0. Haldane managed only one hit against Pawling pitcher Olivia Zoeller and finished its season 4-13.

A Blind Brook player just eludes the tag by Haldane shortstop Bela Monteleone. (Photo by Scott Warren)


The boys’ lacrosse team, seeded No. 8 in Section 1, Class D, won its first-round match-up against No. 9 Croton-Harmon, 10-9, with Darrin Santos scoring off an assist from Brandon Twoguns for the game winner. The Blue Devils fell in the next round on Tuesday (May 22) to top-seeded Pleasantville, 21-3. Twoguns had two goals and an assist in his final game for Haldane.

Riley Johansen (Photo by S. Pearlman)

Track and Field

The track and field team competed at Valhalla High School on Thursday (May 24) in the Section 1, Class C championships after the girls’ team won the league championship. The top 16 individuals and top eight relay teams in the Section, based on performances from the spring season, qualify to take part in the section qualifying meet on May 31 and June 1 for the state championships.

The top finishers at the Section 1, Class C meet on May 24 were:


400-meter run
7. Ashley Haines, 1:03.19

800-meter run
8. Shannon Ferri 2:27.96

1,500-meter run
5. Maura Kane-Seitz (5:04.93)

100-meter hurdles
1. Abbey Stowell (15.72)

400-meter hurdles
2. Heather Winne (1:10.06)

4×800-meter relay
2. Haldane (10:12.90)

Long jump
2. Abbey Stowell (15-07.00)

2. Abbey Stowell (33-01.00)


400-meter run
5. Jonas Petkus (53.60)

800-meter run
3. Adam Silhavy (2:03.60

1,600-meter run
2. Nicholas Farrell (4:27.46)

3,000-meter steeplechase
2. Nicholas Farrell (10:23.34)

4×400-meter relay
5. Haldane (3:44.82)

4×800-meter relay
4. Haldane (10:41.11)

Behind The Story

Type: News

News: Based on facts, either observed and verified directly by the reporter, or reported and verified from knowledgeable sources.

Pearlman, a native of Carmel, was the sports editor of the Putnam County Courier in Carmel for 14 years and for the North County News in Yorktown Heights for 13 years. Location: Cold Spring. Languages: English. Area of expertise: Sports