Briarcliff shows resilience, overcoming deficit to beat Pleasantville

By Harrison Singer

 

Post-Game Interview Conducted by Harrison Singer

Briarcliff took on Pleasantville on Tuesday, in what was no disappointment to the long-lasting rivalry between the two teams. Briarcliff was unable to bring the defense or offense in the first quarter. The Bears gave the Panthers’ above-average shooters looks and they were taking advantage, as Pleasantville jumped out to a 19-6 lead after the first quarter. Briarcliff has had to play from behind a lot this season, and, again, they had to answer to an early deficit. Continue reading “Briarcliff shows resilience, overcoming deficit to beat Pleasantville”

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Orange Out for Leukemia: Briarcliff Beats Westlake in Overtime

By Harrison Singer

On Friday night, the Briarcliff Bears boys’ varsity basketball team took on the Westlake Wildcats in a huge league game. The Bears had a two-point lead after the first quarter, leading 14-12. The bears shot a pedestrian 39% from the field to Westlake’s 42%. The Bears somehow managed to sneak out a lead after the first quarter, despite not shooting as well as their opponent. Continue reading “Orange Out for Leukemia: Briarcliff Beats Westlake in Overtime”

Varsity Boys Basketball Update

The Varsity Boys Basketball team is off to a strong 3 and 1 start, as of the beginning of December break. The Bears have won the first round of the Briarcliff Booster Club Tournament vs. Clark and are set to play in the championship game on January 4th at 7pm vs. Wallkill. Click here for a recap of the Bears’ first league game against the Horace … Continue reading Varsity Boys Basketball Update

Bears Hold Off Horace Greeley, win 56-50

By Harrison Singer

Our Briarcliff Bears took on the Horace Greeley (Chappaqua) Quakers on Wednesday, December 11th, marking Briarcliff’s first game against a team in its league. Briarcliff started out a bit sluggish, trailing 16-11 after the first quarter. After asking coach Moffet about his team’s slow start, he said, “We started out slow. We were down 14-7 at the very start.” Briarcliff shot just 38% from the floor in the first quarter, which was a big reason why they fell behind, along with a lack of defense. Continue reading “Bears Hold Off Horace Greeley, win 56-50”