Today in sports: First-place SWR field hockey team takes on Southampton

10/17/2011 8:00 AM |

BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO | From left, Kaitlyn Taddeo, Alyssa Fleming and Alyssa Pearce contribute to a Shoreham-Wading River attack that has knocked in 33 goals in 10 games.

The first-place Shoreham-Wading River field hockey team will face a challenge today from Southampton in a Suffolk County Division III game at Shoreham-Wading River High School at 4:30 p.m. The Wildcats (9-1 overall) have won all eight division games they have played so far and lead the division with 149.310 power-rating points. Meanwhile, the Mariners (7-4, 5-4) are in fourth place with 122.420 power-rating points.

In the first meeting between the two teams on Sept. 22, Shoreham was a 5-1 winner with two goals and one assist from Alyssa Fleming and one goal and two assists from Kaitlyn Taddeo.

Offense hasn’t been a problem for the Wildcats this season. They have outscored opponents by 33-7.

The rest of today’s schedule is as follows:

BOYS GOLF

Riverhead at Greenport/Southold, Island’s End Golf and Country Club, 4 p.m.

BOYS SOCCER

Mattituck at Bishop McGann-Mercy, 4 p.m.; Bayport-Blue Point at Shoreham-Wading River, 4:30 p.m.

BOYS VOLLEYBALL

Westhampton Beach at Shoreham-Wading River, 4 p.m.

GIRLS SOCCER

Riverhead at West Babylon, 4 p.m.

GIRLS TENNIS

Division IV Individual Championships quarterfinals and semifinals, Shoreham-Wading River High School, 2 p.m.

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL

Half Hollow Hills West at Riverhead, 4 p.m.