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PMHS girls basketball ends season with Section 1 semifinal loss to Albertus Magnus


The PMHS girls varsity basketball team faced No. 1 seed Albertus Magnus in the Section 1 semifinal, where they were ultimately defeated 68-32 on Tuesday.

Pelham, the No. 10 seed, contained the Falcons to only 15 points in the first quarter, entering the second period tied. Despite this, the Pelicans were unable to take the lead, with the half ending with Albertus Magnus in the lead, 32-19.

Pelham struggled on defense, and the Falcons continued to build their advantage until the final whistle.

Highlights of the game included an impressive 12-point performance from eighth grader Valendena Arakas and seven points from senior Mia Orlando.

“You never want to go out this way, but we know we did all we could,” said senior Rebecca Nicholas. “We’re all really proud of this team and the effort we all put in. I’ll be rooting for them next year.”

Fans of the team can follow them on their Instagram: @pgvbball.


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Nicolas Flores, Sports Editor
Nicolas is a junior at Pelham Memorial High School. A passionate and involved student, he is a member of the Young Democrats Club, Debate Club, and Breast Cancer Awareness Club. Nicolas joined the Examiner in December of 2022.

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