Life is good for Shoreham-Wading River High School football these days.
The Wildcats just keep winning. It’s a good habit to get into.
“Things are going well,” agreed Shoreham’s coach, Matt Millheiser.
The 6-0 Wildcats maintained their undefeated record Saturday with a 35-0 blanking of host Port Jefferson in a Suffolk County Division IV game. It was their third shutout of the season. The Wildcats have outscored the six teams they have played by 228-28. READ
While the northeast braced for the affects of Hurricane Joaquin, the Southampton/Ross high school football team was hit hard by the Hurricane Monarchs on Friday night. READ
Riverhead captain Taylor Marelli put away 12 winners in her 6-1, 6-0 win over Southold/Greenport’s Willow Wilcenski. (Credit: Garret Meade)
There has been a lot of smiling and laughing by the players on the Southold/Greenport and Riverhead high school girls tennis teams this season. It’s just the wins that have been lacking, but that hasn’t kept either team from enjoying itself.
Joe Constant held the ball and Babylon players watched from the sideline as Dan Mahoney kicked a career-long 42-yard field goal for Shoreham-Wading River. (Credit: Daniel De Mato)
Dan Mahoney had a harried look on his face as he hustled down a walkway toward the field entrance at Islip High School.
Like two trains passing each other on parallel tracks, two lines of high school soccer players heading in opposite directions exchanged high-fives and congratulations on the game they had just played.
If Chris Rosati seems to break the laws of physics sometimes when he is running with a football, it’s good to keep in mind Isaac Newton’s law: A body in motion tends to stay in motion. When the ball is snapped, Rosati is in constant motion until the referee blows the whistle, ending the play. The mercurial running back’s feet keep moving as he cuts and darts and sidesteps one defender after another. READ
When it comes to high school football facilities in Suffolk County, there aren’t many that can match Hampton Bays High School.
On paper, it’s a promising setup. Then again, high school field hockey games are played on fields, not paper. READ