Harvey girls basketball team suffers first loss

The Harvey School girls basketball team suffered its first loss of the season on Monday, losing a close game to St. Luke’s, 38-31.

The Lady Cavaliers (3-1) finished the first half with a four-point lead, 19-15, but St. Luke’s rallied in the second half, outscoring the Lady Cavaliers by 11 and held on for the come-from-behind victory.

Eighth-grader Sydney Lowery had the hot hand for St. Luke’s with 23 points.

Senior forward Gabrielle Paulhac of Waccabuc led the Cavaliers in scoring with 12 points. She also led in rebounds with 14 and steals with five. Senior forward Abby Hassett of Katonah grabbed 13 rebounds.

The coaches named Paulhac and Lowery as game MVPs for their respective teams.

Harvey boys lose in OT

If the Harvey boys basketball team had fared better at the foul line on Monday, the Cavaliers may have come home with their first victory of the season.

Shooting less than 50 percent from the foul line kept Harvey from a chance at a victory over the New York School for the Deaf in White Plains, as Harvey dropped to 0-4 on the season with a 64-59 overtime loss.

The NY School for the Deaf, shooting over 80 percent from the free throw line, maintained a lead throughout most of the game until Harvey rallied from a nine-point deficit late in the second half.

With 2.2 seconds on the clock, Harvey sophomore guard Ricky Hicks hit a three-pointer to send the game into overtime, but the Cavaliers could not take a lead and came up short.

Junior forward Jake Cohn of Pound Ridge led Harvey in scoring with 22 points. Hicks had 18 points. They were selected game MVPs. Dennis Williams (27 points) and Michael Bowling (14 points) were named game MVPs for the NY School for the Deaf.

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