The 2013 HHS Winter Athletic teams closed out regular season play in spectacular fashion. The Boys’ Bowling team finished undefeated this year and Sophomore Michael DeRenzis punctuated a pristine season by bowling a perfect 300 game, a daunting and historic event for an amateur or semi-professional bowler. In the record-breaking match at the beginning of the week, Mike bowled a 216, a 244 and the perfect 12-strike 300 for a 760 series.
The Harrison Boys’ Bowling team is Section I League Champions for the second consecutive year, having lost only one match in the last two years. Mike DeRenzis and Bobby Medori will be competing at the Sectional tournament later this month. Not to be outdone, the Girls’ Varsity Bowling team captured the Section 1 League Championship as well.
The Harrison Wrestling team finished the regular season with an outstanding 15-4 regular season record. In sectional competition, the Wrestling team sent nine qualifiers – Frankie Barchella, James Carducci, Josh Guerrero, Joe Maida, Gavin Menchel, Max Lukaswitz, David Polakoff, Bobby Scatenato and Max McMullen- to the Section 1 Championships at Pace University on Sunday, February 10th. Lukaswitz and Polakoff progressed to the quarterfinal rounds and Maida and Menchel will compete Monday, February 11th in the semifinals.
Boys’ Swimming team will compete in Divisional Competition on Monday, February 11th and the Rye Town/Harrison Ice Hockey team will compete in their first round of the Sectional Tournament on Sunday, February 17th with the opponent to be announced later this week during the seeding meetings.
The Harrison Varsity Cheerleading Squad took first place at the Putnam Valley High School Tournament and showcased their talents in the UCA Nationals Championship this past weekend.
Post Season Draws will be held on Monday, February 11 for Boys and Girls Section 1 Basketball Championships.
Additional 2013 Winter Sports Results:
Varsity Boys Basketball (9-9)
Varsity Girls Basketball (9-9)
Varsity Ice Hockey (10-6-2)
Boys Swimming (3-6-1)