KATONAH, N.Y. -- The Harvey School spring sports season ended on a high note as the boys tennis team won the Hudson Valley Athletic League championship for the second consecutive year, the girls lacrosse team made it to the finals of the HVALs, and the boys lacrosse and baseball teams got a taste of playoff action in first round losses.
Boys Tennis: All-League selections Brent Feldman and Alec Roslin led their team to an 11-3 season that saw the Cavaliers come out on top of the Hudson Valley Athletic League by defeating The Forman School.
Coaches Tim Cornell and Marty Bernstein chose the following players for team awards:
Most Valuable Player - Brent Feldman; Coaches Award - Brad Rothschild; Best Attitude - Bryan Krosser; Most Improved Player - Jordan Fox.
Girls Tennis : Coaches Paula Roslin and Christine Cahill guided their team to a 4-4 first season and an appearance in the HVAL semifinals. Junior captain Helena Belloff and freshman Ava Gurman were HVAL All-Conference selections
Coaches Roslin and Cahill selected the following as winners of the team awards:
Most Valuable Player - Ava Gurman; Most Improved Player - Kiera Fahy; Most Team Spirit/Sportsmanship- Baily Hersh; Coaches Award (2) - Deyanne Charles and Carly Kaplan.
Girls Lacrosse : First-year head coach Greg Janos and his assistant Jeff Seymour guided their girls lacrosse team to a 9-6 season that ended with a loss in the HVAL title game.
Juniors Abby Hassett, Audrey Rowe, and Brittany Smith, along with sophomore goalie Ariana Weaver were named HVAL All-Conference players. Rowe, the team’s leading scorer with 44 goals. Hassett, a co-captain, was second on the team with 36 goals followed by Smith with 32. Weaver made 126 saves in front of the net.
Coaches Janos and Seymour named the following players as winners of the team awards: MVP - Abby Hassett; Most Improved - Channa Ennis Unsung Hero - Natasha Stein; Coaches Award - Brittany Smith; Players' Player Award - Brittany Smith
Boys lacrosse: Coaches Jason Hill and Michael Barefield directed the team to a 7-7 season and a league playoff spot.
The coaches named the following players as winners of the team awards:
Most Improved - Harry Albert; MVP Offense - Connor Wilson; MVP Defense - Andrew D'Alessandro; Coaches Award - Armando Vazquez; Sportsmanship Award - Tyler Gadigian.
Rugby : The team finished 3-7 under coach Phil Lazzaro.
Coach Lazzaro and his assistants, Mark Brandon, Howard McManus, Luigi Loiola and Tom Feighery selected the following players for the annual team rugby awards:
Bravery -Michael Meehan and Kieran O'Connor; Discipline -Christian Harrington and Sharif Koonce; Jazz -Christian Artuso and Paul Stapleton (Pleasantville HS); Ted O'Connor Alumni Award – Will Leon.
Baseball : The baseball team (5-8-2) lost in the opening round of the HVAL playoffs, but special moments highlighted the season, including its first spring training trip to Florida and a no-hitter by Jesse Zubren along with two relievers.
Coach Mike Rubenfeld and his assistants, Tim Halewicz and Will Diano made their selections for this season’s team awards:
MVP- Jesse Zubren; Silver Slugger – Corey Eisenband; Gold Glove – Austin Forman; Most Improved Player – Anthony Rusciano; Coaches Award – Curtis Rattner; Coaches Award – McKie Perry.
Softball : Harvey went 5-6, with a no-hitter by Samantha Panoff against New York Military Academy among the top highlights.
Coach Amie Phillips and her assistants Lesley Boltz and Jackie Helm chose the following players for team awards:
MVP - Erica Cheyne; Slugger - Andersen Greenwood; Golden Glove - Jasmine Brouwer; Coaches - Brittany Sullivan and Silvana Alarcon; Sportsmanship - Emily Hsu & Tessa Knorr; Most Improved - Taylor Williams
Golf : Harvey finished 2-2 in its return to varsity competition after going more than a decade without a squad.
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