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01/21/16 8:19pm

Riverhead basketball player Lintell Brown 012116

It has been three years since Riverhead has played in the high school boys basketball playoffs. Naturally, the Blue Waves are anxious to book their place in this year’s postseason. They will have to wait — at least until their next game.

The Blue Waves, who need one more win to reach the playoffs, missed an opportunity against Huntington on Thursday. They opened the Suffolk County League III game at Riverhead High School by shooting out to a 20-8 lead before Huntington wrested away control of the contest. The Blue Waves (7-6, 6-3) hit a rough cold spell in the fourth quarter, making only 2 of 21 field-goal attempts and losing, 63-51. READ

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01/14/16 8:25pm

Shoreham-Wading River basketball player Lydia Kessel 011416

The shifts and momentum changes in a high school girls basketball game can be sudden and unexpected. Without warning, a game can turn on the drop of a basket or a pass. It’s a fickle sport that way.

Shoreham-Wading River’s game against Miller Place on Thursday was a case in point. It was like a series of mini games within a game, a three-act play, if you will. READ