By S. Quinn DeJoy and J. Murrer
Oct. 23, 2019: The Broncos will be playing across the county this weekend as the teams compete in sectional playoffs. Boys' soccer will play at home on Thursday, and girls’ soccer will play at home on Friday. The field hockey team will be down at Chambers Field on Saturday, and the Bronxville football team will play away on Saturday afternoon at Byram Hills.
Also taking place this weekend are the Conference 1 Girls’ Swimming Championships at the Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester and the Westchester County Cross Country Championships at Croton Point Park. The Section 1 girls’ tennis tournament runs all this week at Harrison High School. For more information, see below.
Photo by Joe Villanueva
The Broncos finished the season with a 30-8 victory over Woodlands on Saturday, bringing their season record to 4-3. Henry Donohue and Connor Randall scored two TDs apiece against the Falcons. Donohue threw for 157 yards, and Randall, Donohue, Will Murray, and Dylan Alberghine rushed for 160 yds. The Broncos are seeded No. 7 in the playoffs and will face No. 2 Byram Hills (5-1) on Saturday, October 26th. The top seed is Ardsley (8-0), and the middle of the Class B bracket includes No. 3 Pearl River (4-3), No. 4 Westlake (4-3), No. 5 Nanuet (4-3) and No. 6 Pleasantville (3-4). The remaining Section 1 playoff schedule is below.
Semifinals, Friday or Saturday, November 1st or 2nd
Class B Section 1 Final- Mahopac High School
In their final game against Valhalla on Saturday afternoon, the Broncos shutout the Vikings 6-0, earning their eleventh shutout of the season. Holly Ungvary was the top scorer with three goals. Bronxville earned a 10-2-2 record this season, outscoring their opponents 54-7. They have been given the No. 1 seed in Class C and will play in the quarterfinals at home on Saturday, October 26th, against the winner of No. 9 Putnam Valley and No. 8 Croton Harmon. The remaining playoff schedule is listed below.
Semifinals, Wednesday, October 30th
Class C Section 1 Final, Saturday, November 2nd- Nyack High School
The girls’ soccer team finished the season with a win over Rye Neck (2-0), bringing its league record to 6-0 and its overall record to 13-2-1. In the seeding meeting held on Monday, the Bronxville girls were seeded No. 2 in Class B behind top-seeded Pleasantville (13-2-1). They will play in the first round at home on Friday against No. 15 Yonkers Montessori. The remaining playoff schedule is below.
Quarterfinals, Monday, October 28th
Semifinals, Thursday, October 31st
Class B Section 1 Final, Sunday, November 3rd- Arlington High School
The boys’ wrapped up the season last Friday with a 4-2 win over Rye Neck and finish the season with a 4-1-1 league record and a 10-5-1 record overall. The Broncos are seeded No. 3 for the Class B playoffs behind No. 1 Hastings and No. 2 Briarcliff and will face No. 14 Croton at home on Thursday at 3PM.
Cross Country Results: Leagues and Section 1 Coaches’ Invitational
The Bronxville cross country teams participated in the League 3B Championships last week, competing against Keio, Blind Brook, and Rye Neck. Freshman John Ryan placed first for the varsity boys’ team in 13:42.3 and was followed by teammates Luke Sheehan (7th, 15:12.0) and James Balseiro (10th, 15:18.8).
The Bronxville varsity girls finished in a pack. Ella Stupart placed 2nd in 16:05.2 and was followed by Molly Palma (3rd, 16:26.3), Avery Widen (4th,16:43.6), Betsy Marshall (5th, 16:45.3) and Remi Mellinghoff (6th, 16:46.0).
At the Section 1 Coaches Invitational held at Bowdoin Park in Wappingers Falls last Saturday, Bronxville freshmen boys placed third overall at the meet. Finishing first for the Broncos was Owen Atkeson, who placed 6th in a time of 11:26.5. Three freshmen girls had top 20 finishes: Rachel Conniff (5th, 13:14.6), Kailee FIno (7th, 13:26.0), and Audrey Spiegel (15th, 14:14.7).
The varsity girls placed third at the Invitational. Ella Stupart placed 20th (21:33.7) Molly Palma placed 24th (22:05.3 ), Betsy Marshall placed 25th (22:09.7 ), and Avery Widen placed 27th (21 22:14.3).
Pictured at top in rotation: Senior Day for the field hockey team. Photo by J. Meehan and The Broncos in the game against Woodlands on Saturday. Photo by Joe Villanueva.