As the leaves change color and the temperature drops, the commencement of fall sports is under way. The regular fall sport season is currently wrapping up, and the start of sectionals has begun. Many of our teams have had a very successful regular season and are continuing to do so in playoffs.
Boys soccer was ranked as the No. 9 seed and versed the No. 8 seed, Croton Harmon at Spencer Field at 3 pm on Oct. 20. The team unfortunately lost 3-0, bringing their season to an end. The Bulldogs finished their regular season with a record of 8-7-1.
Girls soccer is currently ranked as the No. 2 seed of the Section 1 Class B Playoffs behind highly- ranked No. 1 Bronxville. Our Lady Bulldogs played Bronxville earlier in the season, and lost in an upset 4-3. The girls had an easy win against No.15 seed Rye Neck on Oct. 21 ending the Rye Neck Panther’s season from a score of 6-0. Zoe Maxwell scored 2 goals and Lindsay Halpin, Allie Pollack, Natalie Aronson, and Miranda Farman each added 1 goal. The team competes against the No. 10 seed, Edgemont on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 3 pm on Meszaros Field. To add to the festivities, the annual IHS Breast Cancer Walk will take place during halftime where students and faculty can participate in walking around the track, buying baked goods from the bake sale, and showing their support in pink! The winner of the contest will advance to the Sectional Semifinals and play the winner of the No. 3 and No. 6 seed. The Lady Bulldogs finished their regular season with an impeccable record of 13-2-1.
The varsity volleyball finished their regular season on Oct. 24 in a loss against Rivertown rival Dobbs Ferry. The team took the 1st set and lost the other 3 sets in a score of 25-21, 13-25, 16-25, 13-25. The team will advance on to the first round of Sectional Playoffs on Oct. 28; their opponent is currently still undecided and the official playoff brackets will be released on Oct. 26. The Lady Bulldogs wrapped up their season with a 10-5 record.
Girls swimming have had an incredible season finishing undefeated. Several athletes including junior Maddy Gallagher, 8th grader Grace Brady, sophomore Grace Brady, and senior Hope Gray will continue onto Divisionals where the competition is among several divisions.
The field hockey team was ranked as the No. 9 in the Class C Sectional Playoff Bracket. The team versed No. 8 seed Rye Neck on Oct. 22 in the first round playoff game. The team lost 1-0 to the Panthers who both played a long, tough game at Rye Neck turf. The Lady Bulldogs finished with a record of 4-10-1.
The Cross Country team are currently ranked No. 1 in Section 1 and No. 7 in NYS Class C. The boy’s XC team captured another League Championship Title and the girl’s XC team finished 2nd strongly behind Dobbs Ferry. Top runners included Julia Paparo, Scottie Mitchell, Aidan Denahy, Chris Brandt, John Powers, Jared McGuire, Ryan Meng- Kileen, Eric Parke, and Brian Lenz. The Bulldogs placed 5th in County championships.