New Rochelle grabs sectional title Christopher Hunt May 24, 2008

Mott and Rendos break records By Christopher Hunt WHITE PLAINS -- They figured they would have to answer questions about what could have happen or would have happened. They knew there would be what if’s. But the fact remained. New Rochelle won the Section 1 Class A championship at White Plains High School Friday night. No matter who was or wasn’t competing. New Rochelle ran away with the meet, scoring 149 points in front of Suffern’s 77 and North Rockland, which finished third with 76. The meet intended to be a showdown between Suffern and New Rochelle, but Suffern’s Jen and Janelle Clayton couldn’t participate in the meet since they attended their brother’s college graduation. FULL STORY HERE

Ramapo wins first section championship Christopher Hunt May 24, 2008

Sheinbaum pops 9:01 By Christopher Hunt WHITE PLAINS – Ramapo probably endured one of its most mediocre team performances at the Section 1 Class A championships. But the team won its first sectional title in school history anyway. And that’s how far the team has come. “This win is great for the program,” Ramapo coach Dan Zotter said. “We disappointed in some of the performances. We think we could have done better but this is great for us.” The truth is that Ramapo recovered from a number of missteps during the meet but the team has been virtually infallible this season. The team scored 89 points to win the meet and enjoyed the return of top junior sprinter Mike Abelard. Arlington finished second with 75 points and Beacon third with 67. FULL STORY HERE