EASTCHESTER, N.Y. -- The Eastchester Eagles Sports Club is sending congratulations to the Eastchester High School Boys Varsity basketball team.
The Eastchester Boys Varsity beat Harrison High School team 56-51 on Feb. 26 advancing to the finals in the Westchester County Center.
"It was an exciting hard fought team win," Eastchester Eagles Sports Club members said.
The Eastchester team played at the County Center for the Class A championship against Walter Panas High School and lost 64-53. The team ended its season with an overall record of 19-3.
Sports Club members said the team members could "hold their heads high in a season where hard work and dedication by both players and coaches was quite evident," according to a release.
"School spirit through the hard work of the SAC and Eagle Nation along with strong community participation, was on full display starting back with the Holiday tournament in December, their victory over New Rochelle at New Roc City and both playoff home wins against Rye and Byram Hills," representatives said.
The club said the team brought out the spirit of the Eastchester community.
"We congratulate the team on an extremely successful season, reaching the finals for the first time since 1955 and in particular the seniors who will be graduating this June including senior captains Jack Daly, Mike Marsico and Mike Milo along with Nick Campana, Anthony Gallucci, Steve Ngandwe and Dennis Meduri," representatives said. "Congratulations go out as well to Head Coach Fred DiCarlo and assistants Rich McGee and Joe Cirasella for another great season.
"We know there is solid nucleus of returning players who will be guided by Coach Fred and his assistants next year and we look forward to the 2014-2015 season."