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The Katonah-Lewisboro Times 11.18.21

VOL. 10 NO. 17 Visit for the latest news. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2021


Special-needs advocates
cite some progress

PHOTO: BRIAN MARSCHHAUSER BY TOM BARTLEY Yale University’s Child Study Center.
CONTRIBUTING WRITER Dr. Fred Volkmar “will spend time in the
Lewisboro salutesWorld War II veteran Daniel Sant plays the harmonica.
its veterans As they have since last spring, advocates self-contained special classes” at Increase
for special-needs students were expected to Miller Elementary School and John Jay
Veterans Day, unlike the more-solemn Memorial Day, appeal this week to the Katonah-Lewisboro Middle School, parents were told last week
is a day to celebrate the service of all American military School District for reforms in the way these in an email signed by School Superintendent
veterans. children are treated in their self-contained Andrew Selesnick and others.
Lewisboro did just that on ursday, Nov. 11, with “Following his visit, Dr. Volkmar will pro-
a ceremony on the front lawn of the Town House. Turnout at the school board’s ursday vide additional opportunities to meet with
Festivities kicked o with a bike parade, which was (Nov. 18) meeting likely will not approach sta , to think with us about the ways we sup-
followed by some speeches and songs. Scout Troops the number who packed the John Jay High port our students, to answer questions, and
301 and 154 then held a ag retirement ceremony. Af- School library earlier this month. Still, the to consider best practices,” the message said.
ter the ceremony was over, the Lewisboro Lions Club KLSD Special Education Advocacy group “He also has o ered to speak with parents
invited residents to enjoy some burgers and hot dogs. looks to remain a xture of the board’s twice- about the experiences and needs of children
Turn to pages 12 and 13 for more photos. monthly meetings. with autism.”

After more than six months of pursuing— Volkmar’s visit comes two weeks after a
in person and, earlier, via Zoom—a series of score of special-needs advocates took to the
changes in the district’s special-education microphone at the school board’s Nov. 4
program, the ad hoc body of parents, pro- meeting. Familiar faces like Marc Abrams
fessionals and their supporters has grown. of Katonah criticized the KLSD leadership,
It claims a membership of 200, linked by a saying, “ is board and superintendent have
website (; it has also begun to failed us.” And another Katonah resident,
see progress, however small. Gia Miller, asked, “Why won’t you speak to
One of the parents’ key objectives—an
independent audit of the KLSD special-ed e latter remark highlighted the group’s
program—was scheduled to get a start Fri- frustration with a longstanding school board
day (Nov. 19), with a visit to special-ed class- policy under which “we are not going to en-
es by the director of the autism program at

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Local BSA troops sweep the Camporee


Each year, Scouts BSA troops Members of Troop 154 tered by the Goldens Bridge Vol- Members of Troop 301 PHOTOS COURTESY OF JULIE OYEN
within the same regional district unteer Fire Department.
compete in a Camporee, an event oree, and the girls were ecstatic to nine stations included identify- trol leader, instructor, historian,
made up of di erent camping place twice in the Top 3. “It was just fantastic. I’ve ing mistakes at a staged camp- outdoor ethics guide, and more.
competitions with an emphasis known Crystal for probably 20 site, properly hanging a bear bag, Perlman said that the scoutmas-
on scout spirit, comradery, and “ ey were surprised and then years. She was a leader in my walking a trail that avoided step- ters take a backseat during the
sometimes a speci c theme. e they were thrilled and just so ex- troop before she started Troop ping on natural wildlife, starting events to allow the scouts to de-
Greater Hudson Valley BSA cited. ey had no idea that they 301 and she’s known what scout- and maintaining a low-impact velop skills together.
district’s Camporee occurred on did that well,”said Crystal Kenne- ing is about for quite a long time,”
Sept. 25 at the Durland Scout dy, Troop 301 Scoutmaster. “ e said Rich Perlman, Troop 154 re, and more. “ ey’re the ones that pre-
Reservation in Putnam Valley, joy that they bring to everything Scoutmaster. “ e fact that they “In ‘Leave No Trace,’ you’re pare, they’re the ones that do the
and two local troops took home to do, as a leader it brings a smile placed second and third in their not supposed to use anything ex- planning, they’re responsible for
to my heart.” very rst Camporee was a huge cept for what’s already there, and bringing all the equipment that
rst, second, and third place. accomplishment.” when you leave, it shouldn’t look is required, and the adults basi-
Troop 154 Goldens Bridge and Kennedy has been a scout like you were there,” Kennedy cally keep hands o and they do
Troop 301 Katonah-Lewisboro leader in both the Girl Scouts e nine stations at the Camp- said. their thing,” Perlman said. “ at’s
dominated the day under the and Boy Scouts for 25 years and oree focused on the seven prin- pretty much the crux of scouting.
theme of “Leave No Trace,” fo- was in “semi-retirement” be- ciples of “Leave No Trace”: plan e patrols were run by youth Allowing the scouts to learn from
cusing on minimizing the impact fore returning to lead the area’s ahead and prepare, travel and leaders, or scouts serving in roles their mistakes and improve.”
left on the environment through camp on durable surfaces, dis- such as senior and assistant pa-
a series of nine stations scored rst BSA troop of girls, which pose of waste properly, leave what
on a scale of one to 10, receiving was founded in 2019 after the you nd, minimize camp re
points for their knowledge, skills, Boy Scouts made the change to impact, respect wildlife, and be
teamwork, cooperation, problem- Scouts BSA and allowed girls considerate of other visitors. e
solving, and scout spirit. aged 11 to 17 to enroll in the
In total,18 patrols of eight to 10 youth program. Troops 154 and
scouts competed. Troop 154 had 301 are linked troops, both char-
one patrol of boys, and Troop 301
featured two troops of girls aged
11 to 13 and 13 to 17. is was
Troop 154’s second consecutive
Camporee rst-place nish, and
their third straight top-two nish.
For Troop 301, this was their rst-
ever appearance at a BSA Camp-

Area students earn academic honors at Harvey

e Harvey School has an- grade 12, Katonah, Head’s List; Head’s List; Christiana Greene, Helen Katis, 9, Bedford, Honor exander Rynott, 11, Mount Kis-

nounced the names of the area Tyler Alexander, 12, Goldens 8, Bedford Hills, Head’s List; Roll; Sophia Kimmel, 7. Bedford, co, Honor Roll; Daniela Rynott,

students who have earned aca- Bridge, Head’s List; Dylan Ba- Head’s List; Giselle Gro , 12, Honor Roll; Eli Klagsbrun, 8, Ka- 9, Mount Kisco, Cavalier Schol-

demic honors for the rst marking zaar, 10, Katonah, Honor Roll; Katonah, Cavalier Scholar; Lilah tonah, Head’s List; eo Klags- ar; Cody Siegel, 12, Katonah,

period of the fall term. e follow- Ryan Byrne, 9, Goldens Bridge, Gro , 6, Katonah, Head’s List; brun, 10, Katonah, Honor Roll; Cavalier Scholar; Lila Silpe, 8,

ing have been awarded a Cavalier Head’s List; Cole Hamlin, 10, Bedford Hills Gillian Klares, 8, Goldens Bridge, Bedford, Head’s List; Emily So-

Scholar certi cate (GPA of 4.0 or Ella Cohn, 12, Bedford Cor- Head’s List; Iliana Hellinger, 10, Head’s List; Emiliana Knauer, 11, rio, 9, Mount Kisco, Head’s List;

higher) or have earned places on ners, Honor Roll; Angelyne Katonah, Cavalier Scholar; Jacob Katonah, Cavalier Scholar; Phoe- Michael Sorio, 10, Mount Kisco,

the Head’s List (3.7or higher) or Cooper, 12, Katonah, Head’s Hellinger, 12, Katonah, Cavalier be Lichtman, 10, South Salem, Cavalier Scholar; Charles Tresel-

Honor Roll (at least 3.3): List; Elizabeth Dalrymple, 12, Scholar; Maximillian Hernan- Honor Roll; Shelby McCaine, 10, er,11, Bedford, Honor Roll; Tin-

Harrison Acrish, 9, Bed- Katonah, Cavalier Scholar; Nata- dez, 9, Cross River, Head’s List; Katonah, Honor Roll; Stephen sely Valenti, 9, Bedford, Cavalier

ford Corners, Honor Roll; Lily lie Delessio,9,South Salem, Hon- Peter Hill, 8, Katonah, Head’s Millette, 7, Mount Kisco, Head’s Scholar; Samantha Verdeschi, 12,

Acrish, 11, Bedford Corners, or Roll; Amity Doyle, 6, Katonah, List; Justin Jaques, 12, Goldens List; Ava P uger, 9, Mount Kis- Katonah, Honor Roll; Riannah

Head’s List; Logan Alexan- Head’s List; Lucinda Durkin, 11, Bridge, Honor Roll; Jayden Kass, co, Honor Roll; Erin Phillips, 12, Wallach, 10, Pound Ridge, Cava-

der, 9, Goldens Bridge, Cava- Katonah, Head’s List; Emma 12, Katonah, Honor Roll; Jonah Katonah, Head’s List; Jacob Pin- lier Scholar; Sullivan Wieting, 7,

lier Scholar; Samuel Alexander, Galgano, 11, South Salem, Kass, 9, Katonah, Honor Roll; ney, 7, Katonah, Head’s List; Al- Bedford, Honor Roll.



A little help from my friends

“F riends bring happi- be showing the Bills game. VIBE that incorporated some of the Barney Rubble, and the catering
ness into your life. Best What could be better? e vibe is convivial with tall BBQ items such as brisket-egg- trailer is named Dino. Wilma!!
friends bring beer.” n-cheese paired with an apple
Watching the Bills, eating deli- ceilings and cool full-length cider mimosa drink special. e beans and pork were
retractable glass front doors that yummy and gave o a hint of
–Unattributed, but very likely cious BBQ, all while sipping let in a ton of light and give the I’m not a big eater, but Mrs. mole/chocolate to us.
whole place an open-air feel. KBM insisted on getting the
someone with craft beers— Families, couples, and football quite large mixed grill for two— As if that wasn’t enough... it
enthusiasts throughout the served on a wooden board for was the fourth quarter and the
high moral com- and in a cool large and super clean dining/bar sharing. unnecessary drama the Bills
area—with the aroma of BBQ were bringing to the game made
position THE environment wafting through and calling Smoked St. Louis Ribs with me hungry again. Pork sesame
A cornuco- KATONAH to boot! your name. house BBQ: meaty, crisp on tacos with pickled onions to the
BEER MAN the outside while tender inside, rescue with the perfect amount
pia of topics Justin, one FOOD super avorful, accompanied of sesame.
in the column JOHN BART of the own- eir food re ects many dif- by their house BBQ sweet but
this month, ers, was kind tangy sauce made completely BEER AND DRINKS
ferent styles of BBQ: as Justin from scratch. eir draft beer list approach,
all related to enough to mentions, “You might nd hints
of Texas BBQ in our brisket, Smoked Quarter Chicken per Justin, focuses on hyperlo-
friends. In share some KC BBQ in our ribs, maybe (leg and thigh): e big awe- cal taps, which translates into
Carolina BBQ in our pork, but some aroma still lingers as does freshness. We want as many
this season background: not the vinegar-based sauce the tenderness even as I eat the Westchester County brews as
that the Carolinas are known leftover leg while writing this we can nd, and we are lucky
of anksgiving, I’m certainly Smokehouse Tailgate opened for. Whatever it is, it’s our own column. we have several great brewer-
experience, so ‘tailgate BBQ’ ies in the area. at being said,
thankful and fortunate for good in 2007 at the original New is what we called it, and that’s e BBQ Smoked Prime room is left for a couple ‘out of
where we are today.” Beef Brisket was succulent. town’ options from places we
friends, especially those that Rochelle location with a focus Simply seasoned with kosher have visited. Maine Beer Co is
e menu o ered: appetizers salt and coarse black pepper to a great example, because Lunch
drop o beer in my mailbox. on chili variations (certainly no- like braised brisket empana- allow you to taste the quality is solid and any other limited
das, rubbed & smoked tailgate of meat like you were having a taps we can get we try to rotate
table is that the OG recipe was wings, tacos (jerk aioli, sesame), great steak. in as well.
mains like bbq brisket, ribs, and
LOCAL FIELD TRIP > actually born at a Bills tailgate chicken, plus creative burger, All of their meats are smoked Our knowledgeable and
sandwiches, and salads. Also, over hickory, burning hardwood. very nice bartender Giselle was
SMOKEHOUSE TAILGATE and is the only one still on their on the Sunday we were there, Notably, they have completely happy to provide us with tastes
there was a cool brunch menu embraced Flintstone naming for
GRILL menu today). their smokers: New Rochelle SEE BEER PAGE 10
is Mr. Slate, Mamaroneck is
587 North Ave., New Rochelle, ey eventually morphed

914-813-8686 into a menu you would nd at

320 Mamaroneck Ave., Mama- a tailgate, hence the name and

roneck, 914-341-1655 they got there literally throw- ing tailgate parties for any, or

A fellow foodie friend (note no, occasion. en came the

the alliteration) turned us on to small 600-square-foot, 15-seat

Smokehouse Tailgate Grill, and restaurant, and after, based on

Mrs. KBM and I recently went the success that quality food

down to New Rochelle to check brings, came the much larger

them out. ere was actually full-scale restaurant and bar we

further incentive as Smokehouse were at today.

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FROM PAGE 9 in a French roast aroma and IPA (I would potentially pick
taste. Founders uses Kona and this over Sip of Sunshine in a of beer and some unique stu My buddy “Imperial Means
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Very solid can selection as which themselves are classic Lil’ Juicy (the session-ish ver- called Area Two dedicated to fan, dropped o a four-pack of
breakfast elements. Loved it! sion), and Roadsmary’s Baby Experimentals. Super Duper Friends, a collabo-
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for canned beers. Our tastings libation menu: Bloody Mary Our reviewers chose their non mary’s Other Baby that was been highlighted and recom-
that day included… de plum to be “Hoppy Moose” aged longer and Roadsmary’s mended in this column before.
ights, cocktails, seltzers, ciders, after their cat which I’ve met, Step Child, which is a barrel- Juicy + High ABV (10%!) =
Narragansett Gourd Reaper and nostalgic to see soda served and Moose is appropriate. aged pumpkin sour and blew sitting down enjoyment.
– One of my favorite brewer- in old school glass bottles. my mind.
ies, not only for their crisp, VIBE is next one I actually won
well-priced, tall-can agship Free parking right next door. eir outdoor area is called De nitely good sense of hu- from “Penn State Pater” in
lager but also for their sea- mor over there, naming-wise. fantasy football (thank you, Auto
sonal o erings. is fall brings FIELD TRIP > TWO “hop yard,” has nice sitting ar- Draft) and was purchased near
the awesomely named 6.5% ROADS eas, and is dog friendly! We en- Overall Rating: Impressed. Penn State University where his
malt-forward Gourd Reaper joyed the Sunday acoustic music Good for a weekend afternoon son goes. Happy Valley Brewing
pumpkin/yam beer, which we Good friends from work where the performer played jaunt. Company’s ZZERBERT is a
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suggestion of Giselle: Served in Stamford took a sojourn to the Crowd was mixed young and BEER REVIEWS made with both raspberries and
a glass with a honey cinnamon famous (to me) Two Roads old, though more young as is Now here’s a wholesome blackberries. Delish!
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because of recent surgery. Jack
and Andrew showed those as-
sembled the commemorative ag
they would be sending to him.

Dr. Steven Siciliano, principal
of John Jay and a veteran himself,
spoke of the family created in the
military—the relationships that
stay with someone who served for
the rest of the life.

“Veterans are examples of be-
longing to something greater than
yourself,” he said in his introduc-
tion to the ceremony.

e ceremony ended with a
Boatswain Call, led by Lawton,
a chief boatswain mate, and Ma-
rine Scout Sniper (Ret.) Simon
Oram. e veterans were neigh-
bors and friends, Oram, an alum
of John Jay High School, father of
a graduate and two children at the
middle school.

Lawton played the calls for at-
tention, hand salute, and carry on/
dismissed. After each, Oram and
the other veterans followed the
pipe commands.

Afterwards, Oram chatted with
Sean Willman, Marine Signals
Intelligence, also a John Jay alum.

ey called the ceremony awe-

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John Jay returns to ice after
section title season

BY RICH MONETTI o ensive slack. cited to have that energy back in the Kyle Petschek FILE PHOTO/ROB DIANTONIO
CONTRIBUTING WRITER “I’m looking for Kyle Petschek, An- barn.”

Last year, John Jay continued its tra- thony Protomastro, and Doug Styles e coach also welcomes the return
dition as a hockey power and took the to do their things, make plays, and of the chance for greater glory.
Section One title. But Coach Greg Ja- score goals right when we need them,”
nos has a straightforward approach to Janos said. “Last year, we were super excited to
ensure his kids aren’t complacent with have a season, and we’re appreciative
their accolades. Back the other way, he’s expecting of everything that the athletic director
Kenny Irving to step up as a sopho- and section one did to get us a sea-
“We’ll have the same mentality, and more, and plenty of support and expe- son,” Janos said. “But it’s also too bad
once the team is selected, we’ll get to rience will come by the way of seniors we couldn’t go further than we did. So
work,”the second-year coach said. Scott MacDonald and Sean Lenahan. having that chance to play a full post-
season makes it a little sweeter.”
Unfortunately, the Wolves will “ ey are going to have some break-
be without last year’s top gun. Janos out core responsibilities on the blue However, Janos is not getting ahead
praised Tyler Wishart with wishes of line,”he said. of himself and puts making the post-
good luck, but the sniper’s departure season as the stated goal. Success
to play academy hockey again doesn’t In goal, Dylan Rogers will return, and going further is simply a matter
have Janos in search of anything magi- and like most teams, according to Ja- of playing the game to the Wolves’
cal. nos, the power play will be a work in strength.
progress. Either way, the puck won’t
“We are a team, we play as a team, drop in silence. “Our discipline, our mentality, and
and we’ll be ne,”Janos said. our willingness to work hard is the
“Brewster Ice Rink is a big place, same,” he said. “ ey have a hate to
So, the coach is con dent that a trio and it feels empty when you don’t have lose attitude and we’re not going to
of returners will be there to pick up the the Wolf Pack up there making noise change that.”
for the guys,” Janos said. “So I’m ex-


John Jay returns with confidence and experience

BY RICH MONETTI middle at center as junior number four. But John Jay’s Mia Puccio FILE PHOTO/ROB DIANTONIO
CONTRIBUTING WRITER John Jay doesn’t really go hard in the paint
with a lot of post-up play.
Just because John Jay had only a 3-7 re-
cord last season doesn’t mean their oppo- “We kind of get them all moving around,
nents had an easy time of it. and everybody does everything with a lot of
cutting and reacting,” Gallagher said.
“We had games where we were running
with some of the best teams,” said Coach us, the team’s athleticism plays per-
Matt Gallagher. Unfortunately, on other fectly into the system. “We like playing fast
occasions, the Wolves could just not buy a and we like running,” he said.
basket. A quartet of three-year starters re-
turning should certainly help turn over the No time to slow down anyway, Mia Puc-
record, but Gallagher thinks the path to cio’s point guard play is the second act of
more consistency is within. her three-sport annual workload.

“ ey’ve shown they can score, and the “We’ve been letting her take it easy since
girls just have to believe in themselves,” he eld hockey ended and she’s getting a little
asserted. break. But I have to make her sit because
she never wants to come out,” Gallagher
On the other hand, Gallagher’s scoring said.
philosophy begins on the other end. Brennan joins her in the backcourt at
two guard, and the rest is up in the air.
“Our defense leads to our o ense, and “ ere are some unknowns,” Gallagher
when we’re doing that we can hang with a said. “It will be interesting to see when ev-
lot of bigger teams,” he said. eryone shows up, who will step up and is
ready to go.”
In the backcourt, the containment begins Of course, there will be no doubt this
with junior Mia Puccio. year from the bleachers with the easing of
Covid protocols.
“Mia guards the ball handler and is a “It’s a good thing for the girls two see
lockdown defender,” Gallagher said. the support that they have from their fam-
ily and friends,” Gallagher said, “and will be
In tandem, junior Annabel Brennan con- nice to see everyone back in the gym.”
tains the two guard, and playing freelance Gallagher said he thinks his time will
is Shannon Nolan and her ability to guard surprise this year.
anyone with grit.  “She has been part of the “ ey play like I coach,” he said. “ ey
process from year one,” Gallagher said of never give up on anything. I never give up
his junior. “I threw her into some situations on anything, and it makes me proud that
that she wasn’t comfortable doing. But she they buy in.”
never backed down and has gotten better
and better every year.”

Down low, Ava Kelley stops up the



Back on the mat

John Jay is ready to return

BY RICH MONETTI how things go,” Swertfager said. “I

CONTRIBUTING WRITER got my ngers crossed.”

His concerns that John Jay wres-

Last year, high school sports tling would su er attrition due to

faced all sorts of limitations due to the stoppage turned out to be un-

Covid-19. e seasons were short- founded, though.

ened, no state competitions took “We have 40 kids this year,

place, and teams were constantly which is a huge number,”he said.“I

hit with stoppages and quaran- gured there would be a big drop

tines. Wrestling had none of those o .”

problems. A season never took e cli was not a problem at

place. But with a return currently the top of his roster, either. Spencer

in place, the kids have de nitely Hadlock, Jake Kern, Colin Keat-

cleared their schedules. ing, Joe Gabriele, Will Kershner,

“ ey are desperate to get back Luke Cusato, and Cameron Wierl

on the mat,” said John Jay Coach are returners that he’s expected big FILE PHOTO/ROB DIANTONIO

Bill Swertfager. things from this season. Spencer Hadlock
His wrestlers actually showed But 2021 means any forecasting

how much last year. will be much more di cult than On the other hand, the mental help, and his returners above ll team has accrued over the years,

“We had ve weeks of practice. usual. conditioning isn’t so easily attained any missed gaps. Swertfager takes important stock

No completion,” he said. “ ey “It’s hard to know who is still or de ned. “ ey have all come up from the in a less shiny aspect of his tenure.

were there every day with nothing out there from two years ago, and “Mentally it’s brutal. ere are a youth programs and have spent a “We try to make wrestling as fun

in front of them.” what weight classes they are in,” lot of ups and downs,” Swertfager lot of time on the mat,” Swertfager as possible. We want the kids to

A heart-wrenching situation for he said. said. “ ere’s no one else to blame, said. “ e younger kids all look up enjoy the sport and year after year

the coach to witness, all are in a So, like any year, John Jay sim- and you can’t say the guy next to to them.” they keep coming back. Because

better place this year.Even so,tour- ply sticks to what they can control. me missed a block or didn’t make Of course, his goals remain the usually wrestling has a very high

naments will likely be downsized, “We are all about the training a shot.You have to look in the mir- same: Win the league title, win the attrition rate, and we have 6-10

and mask-wearing will present a basics, and there’s no excuse not ror, and you’re responsible for what sectionals, and get as many kids to seniors every year who have gone

challenge with all the contact that to be in great condition,” said the you did out there.” recognize and reach their goals. through the whole program,” he

comes across the face. “We’ll see former state champ. at means the coach needs But despite all the hardware the said.“I’m very proud of that.”

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Wierl family ready for second year
John Jay competes on Section One team

BY RICH MONETTI twin daughters from John Jay Middle “We’re still going with the Section One having their heads in the game. “ ey see
CONTRIBUTING WRITER School starred as eighth-graders. East team and the Section One West the game very well and o er suggestions,
team,” Wierl said, “but since Covid re- which I certainly encourage,” Coach Wi-
Last year, girls varsity hockey came to A Section Championship for the East strictions have been lifted, we’ll play teams erl said. “So, we have a very special rela-
Section One and John Jay was among the Green Wave kicked o the inaugural sea- in New Jersey, Connecticut, and travel up- tionship.”
schools represented in the Section One son. However, there’s still a long way to go state.”
East Green Wave. South Salem resident because only one other team laced up. But ey are also on the same page in terms
Stacey Wierl was the head coach and her the rst step for this initiative has already Looking forward, the expanded itiner- of commitment and the united front fa-
given way to the next. ary won’t change the coach’s tunnel vision, cilitates from the top down
Brady Wierl though. “We have girls from many di er-
FILE PHOTO/RICH MONETTI ent school districts and building team cul- “My daughters have a real strong work
ture with a family- rst mentality is critical ethic and grit on the ice,” Wierl said. “In
to our success,” she said. practices, games, and dry land that be-
comes a model for others.”
On the roster, Eileen Mazzaro is the
senior captain from Pelham (who has al- e team needs all the unity they can
ready committed to play D1 eld hockey get because these girls have to get up
at Villanova), and Moe Poley returns with pretty early to go the distance required to
her blades from Brewster. Of course, the stay together,”Wierl said. Hockey practice
local air skates in on the heels of the Wi- starts at 6 a.m. and the Hommocks school
erl twins. in Mamaroneck is the practice facility.

“Peyton’s strength is her speed, quick “ ey have to travel 45 minutes to an
decision-making, and goal-scoring poten- hour to get to practice,” Wierl said. “So,
tial. She is the fastest kid I’ve ever seen, you can understand that the kids that
and her shot selection is also a strength,” commit really want to be part of the de-
said the coach/mom. velopment of this program.”

As for Brady, her mother said, “She is Of course, progress for the East is also
very talented and skilled o the face-o , a goal.
demonstrates outstanding leadership ca-
pabilities, great communication on the ice “We fully intend to win the sectional
surface, and plays strong in puck battles.” title, compete at the highest level possible
at the State Tournament, and our trip to
e sisters keep it in the family by also Canton in February will be the ultimate,”
she concluded.



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