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Champions: Pelham Rec eighth and sixth grade boys basketball teams win county titles

Pelham Recreation eighth grade boys basketball team.

Editor’s note: This write up was provided by the Pelham Recreation Department. 

Pelham Recreation boys basketball teams captured two Westchester County Basketball Championships at the County Center in March.

Pelham’s eighth grade team defeated Eastchester by a score of 51-28 to win its title. Team members included Drew Bier, Oliver Dannecker, Tyler James, lan Rodriguez, Jared Slawsky, Jesiah Taylor, Will Kapplow, Jason Fabiani, Henry Feurstein, Justin Irani, Josiah Hewlett and MVP Anthony Nicastri, who scored 17 points.

The head coach was Willie Faulkner and the assistant coach was Chris Russo.

Pelham Recreation sixth grade boys basketball team.

In the county fifth-sixth grade title game, the Pelham sixth grade squad defeated Pelham’s fifth grade team grade by a score of 43-32. Team members included Jack Barrett, Lincoln Hayes, Jack O’Halloran, Oscar Rowe, Brady Kahn, Jackson Koupal, Phil DeCandido, Ford Fairback, Dylan Gatchalian and game MVP James Sheehy, who scored 27 points.

The head coach was George Negrin and assistant coach was Frank Marsellino.

Pelham fifth grade team members included Jack Peltz, Lincoln Dannecker, Teddy Garry, Maddox Jaze, Sebastian Jaze, Luke Messina, Luis Jacob Casenas, Parker Simmons, John Bunyan, Sebastian Cooper, Gus Grubert and Devin O’Sullivan

The head coach was Jeremy Camiguel and assistant coach was Vinny Salerno.

Congratulations to our two County Championship teams, our runner-up team and all of our outstanding coaches. Also a special congrats and thank you to Recreation Supervisor Mike Iannuzzi and Basketball Director Pat Mancuso.




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