Weekly Wildcat Wrap-up (Week 8)


Weekly Wildcat Wrap-up (Week 8)

October 30, 2023


A total team effort was the difference as Warwick advanced to the Section 9 Class A semifinals with a 19-16 victory over host Washingtonville on Oct. 28.

Senior captain Johnny Accardo carried the ball 22 times for 90 yards and three touchdowns behind outstanding offensive line play of Michael Hennessy, Grant Havell, Michael Lomauro, Matt Lupkovich and Charlie Phipps.

 Latrell Willis had four receptions from QB Wils Siebert. Siebert connected with junior Dylan Sullivan for a key 50-yard catch and run that set up the Wildcats’ final score late in the game.

Warwick senior captain Jake Rooney led the defense with 19 total tackles including 14 solo tackles and five assists. Nicky Sirico had two pass breakups and Johnny Accardo sealed the win with an interception with 30 seconds left in the game on the 15-yard line.

Warwick’s Anthony Marcano, Michael Miller, Charlie Phipps, Latrell Willis, Wyatt Vreeland, Michael Hennessy, Rashied Richardson and Asa Garner were outstanding on the defensive line, holding up against the vaunted Washingtonville wishbone offense.

Warwick improved its record to 6-3 and advanced to the Section 9 Class A semifinals against Cornwall at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 3, at Cornwall Middle School. 


Warwick hosted the OCIAA cross country championships at Sanfordville Elementary School on Oct. 28. Warwick’s girls team, led by junior Alyssa Dovico placed fourth with 148 points. Two-time defending champion Cornwall won the team championship with 38 points.

Dovico placed eighth with a time of 19 minutes, 49.90 seconds. Warwick’s next two runners were Julia Schlesinger (27th in 21:23.80) and Beatrix Wendell (29th in 21:26.90).

Earlier in the week, the Wildcats defeated Washingtonville 25-31 to capture the OCIAA Division 2 title. Dovico won that race in 19:34.

The Wildcats will be running in the Section 9 Class A championship race at Sanfordville at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 4.


The boys cross country team competed in the OCIAA Championships for the first time ever on their home course on Oct 28. The Purple Wave represented the Warwick Singlet with pride as they raced to a sixth-place team finish (193 points), bettering last year’s 13th place finish. 

Freshman Jake Cosco was Warwick’s top finisher, placing 30th in 17:54.10.

The Wave is on the starting line once again on Saturday, Nov. 4, at Sanfordville Elementary School in the Section 9 Championships. Warwick is running the Class A race at 1:30 p.m. 

The complete schedule for the Section 9 meet is:

10:00 a.m. – Class C Girls
10:30 a.m. – Class D Girls
11:00 a.m. – Class C Boys
11:30 a.m. – Class D Boys
12:00 p.m. – Class B Girls
12:30 p.m. – Class A Girls
1:00 p.m. – Class B Boys
1:30 p.m. – Class A Boys

Warwick hosts the OCIAA Cross Country Championships at Sanfordville Elementary School  on Oct. 28, 2023.

Warwick hosts the OCIAA Cross Country Championships at Sanfordville Elementary School  on Oct. 28, 2023.


Warwick’s varsity volleyball team ended the regular season with a 25-20, 25-23, 25-22 victory over Newburgh Free Academy on Oct. 24. The team honored its seniors and their families before the match.

Adriana Nicosia led the way with 14 digs and two kills. Erin Smith had eight digs and six kills, Hallie Hansen had 11 assists and eight kills and Kelly Nevins had four kills and three blocks. Warwick (13-4, 7-3 OCIAA) plays Minisink Valley in the Section 9 Class AA semifinals at 5 p.m. Wednesday in Slate Hill.

Warwick's varsity volleyball team played Newburgh Free Academy  Oct. 24, 2023.Warwick's varsity volleyball team played Newburgh Free Academy  Oct. 24, 2023.



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