PMHS homecoming weekend leaves mixed results, teams pushing on; includes slideshow

Field Hockey

In the first of their two homecoming games, Pelham Varsity Field Hockey defeated Harrison Field Hockey 2-0. This advances them to 9 and 1 overall, with a 2 and 1 in-league record. Helped by a stellar performance from player of the game Grace Liberatore, goalie Lindsay McNamara recorded her eighth shutout of the season. Madelyn Dunbar and Lucy Conway each scored once in the win.

In the second of two games, Pelham Field Hockey secured a win over Nyack 2-1. The girls’ advance to 10 and 1 overall. Madelyn Dunbar and Lucy Conway again score one apiece to account for the offense. Lindsay McNamara and spectacular defense held Nyack to just one score.

Girls’ Tennis

At Glover Field, the Pelham Pelicans defeated the Maria Regina Tigers. Led by captains Charlotte Edmunds and Sidney Skop, the Pelicans swept the Tigers, winning 7-0.

Girls’ Swim

In a closely fought meet between the Pelicans and Horace Greeley, Pelham fell 99-79. The Pelicans were led by first place finishes from Alexandra Bastone, Julia Gunster, Jennifer Bell, Cindy Wang, and the 400 freestyle relay team.


In a tough match against Section 1 powerhouse Nyack, the Pelham Varsity Volleyball team fought valiantly, but unfortunately came up short. After dropping the first set, and a closely fought second set, the Pelicans managed to win the third before losing the fourth and final set.


In a high scoring in league matchup against Poughkeepsie, the Pelicans managed a victory 57-42. Pelham’s offense was led by Kevin Coleman with 300 plus rushing yards and 5 touchdowns, as well as Carlo Volpe, who threw for 123 yards, 3 touchdowns plus an additional 51 rushing yards.

Boys’ Soccer

In a hotly contested league matchup between Pelham and Keio Academy, the Pelicans fell short, losing 2-1. The Pelicans fall to 3 and 3 in-league. Pelham also falls to 0 and 2 against Keio, after having lost 3-1 earlier in the year.

Cross Country

Pelham’s girls placed 9th overall, led by a top-25 finish by captain Grace Miske. Fellow captain Morgan Sample and sophomore Jamie Burke both had sub-25 minute performances. Miske, Burke, Catalina Rivera and Cassie Ventura each set a personal best time.

On the boys’ side, they placed 6th overall. Captains Henry Driesen and Charlie Miske led the way, each with a sub-18 minute performance. Freshmen Ben Levine and Stephen Liaskos both set tremendous personal bests on their ways to a pair of top-50 finishes.

Girls’ Soccer

In a double overtime thriller against league opponent Byram Hills, the girls’ were defeated 7-4. The score was 4-4 at the end of regulation, but the Pelicans were shut out in overtime. Pelham falls to 4 and 7 overall, and 0 and 4 in league play.