SWR sophomore Mackenzie Zajac’s late 3-pointer helped lead her team to a win Friday. (Credit: Bill Landon)
WILDCATS 35, PANTHERS 33
Leave it to a sophomore to steal the thunder from her older teammates on Senior Night at Shoreham-Wading River High School.
Not that any of Mackenzie Zajac’s teammates or those in attendance were complaining. Zajac sank a 3-point shot — her only basket of the Suffolk County League VI game — with only 1 minute 22 seconds remaining in regulation to help the Wildcats to a 35-33 victory over Miller Place on Friday night. (more…)
Riverhead’s Cody Weiss was the 126-pound champion Saturday at Port Jefferson High School (Credit: Michael Lewis)
Given the events of the past two weeks, Cody Weiss just might have a soft spot in his heart for the Port Jefferson area.
During a 15-day span, the Riverhead High School senior reached two major milestones. On Jan. 10, Weiss became only the ninth wrestler in Blue Waves history to reach the 100-win benchmark with a victory over a Comsewogue opponent in Port Jefferson Station. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River goalkeeper Lydia Kessel is mobbed by teammates Samantha Higgins (14) and Haley Rose after Friday’s win. (Credit: Daniel De Mato)
CLASS A SEMIFINALS | WILDCATS 2, TORNADOES 1
They say that the goalposts are a goalkeeper’s best friend.
But tell that to Harborfields keeper Katie Hammer, who saw not one, but two shots by second-seeded Shoreham-Wading River hit the post and find their way into the net in the Wildcats’ 2-1 win in the Suffolk County Class A girls soccer semifinal matchup Friday. (more…)
Riverhead senior Ethan Greenidge returns an interception 41 yards for a touchdown Saturday against East Islip. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
Despite two scores in a 58-second span in the fourth quarter, Riverhead could not overcome a 21-point deficit and dropped a 21-14 Division II decision to East Islip Saturday afternoon to spoil its homecoming. (more…)
COLONIALS 7, WILDCATS 0
The Shoreham-Wading River girls tennis team dropped a 7-0 decision to host William Floyd in non-league action Tuesday afternoon.
William Floyd (10-1, 6-0 League VII), one of the top squads in Suffolk County, swept all four singles matches and the three doubles matches as well against the Wildcats (2-6, 2-5 League VIII). (more…)
Bishop McGann-Mercy’s Bereket Watts turns the ball upfield against Hampton Bays’ Loaiza Cristian. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
BAYMEN 7, MONARCHS 0
Playing with only nine players because of injuries and a suspension, the Bishop McGann-Mercy boys soccer team dropped a 7-0 decision to Hampton Bays in a Suffolk County League VII match at Stotzky Memorial Park in Riverhead on Monday. (more…)
Riverhead’s Brian Elejalde rises to head a corner kick while being challenged by Newfield’s Connor Timmonds (10). (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
WOLVERINES 3, BLUE WAVES 1
This definitely was a tough one for the Riverhead High School boys soccer team.
The Blue Waves certainly had more scoring chances, but Newfield made the most of its chances and recorded a 3-1 Suffolk County League III victory in Selden on Tuesday afternoon. (more…)
Harley Alvarado of Riverhead boots the ball while teammate Jenna Rocca looks on. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
COLTS 7, BLUE WAVES 0
Arianna Sabatino scored 58 seconds into the game and Half Hollow Hills West never looked back as the hosts recorded a 7-0 win over Riverhead in a Suffolk County League III girls soccer game in Dix Hills on Monday afternoon. (more…)