Varsity Round-up

Boys’ Basketball

Haldane won its season opener on Tuesday (Dec. 3), edging Rye Neck on the road, 61-59. Daniel Santos had 23 points (including four 3-pointers in the final quarter to erase a 10-point deficit), and his brother, Darrin, made two free throws with 3.8 seconds left. The Blue Devils are scheduled to host Hamilton on Dec. 9 and Keio Academy on Dec. 11, with both tip-offs at 6:15 p.m.

Girls’ Basketball

Beacon dropped its season opener to Brewster, 54-38, on Tuesday at home. The team was scheduled to play in a tournament in Yorktown on Dec. 5 and Dec. 7.

Haldane was set to open its season today (Dec. 6) at Bronxville before traveling to Blind Brook on Dec. 9 and to Croton-Harmon on Dec. 12.


Grace Tomann of Haldane was named to the first team of the Class D All-State squad and her teammate Olivia Monteleone to the second team. The senior captains were each also named All-Section and All-League, along with senior captain Melissa Rodino.

Haldane volleyball captains Melissa Rodino, Olivia Monteleone and Grace Tomann (File photo by S. Pearlman)

Boys’ Swimming

Beacon won its home opener on Tuesday, defeating Keio Academy, 89-71. The Bulldogs visit Eastchester on Dec. 10 and host Port Chester on Dec. 13.


Beacon, the No. 20 seed, went 1-1 on Tuesday at the Section 1 Dual Meet Tournament, losing to No. 13 Carmel, 58-30, but defeating No. 29 Mount Vernon, 66-9. Chris Crawford, Sean Cooper, Javon Dortch, Angel Feliz and George Pinkhardt all went 2-0. The Bulldogs travel to Pawling on Dec. 12.


After the Beacon girls defeated Kennedy, 7-0, to extend their winning streak to 36 games over four seasons, Mahopac ended it with a 7-0 victory. (The Bulldogs defeated Arlington, 7-0, to start a new one.) The boys lost to Kennedy and Arlington but topped Mahopac, 5-2.

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