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…)
Amanda Baron, a four-year starter, anchors Riverhead’s defense at left back. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
After reaching the high school field hockey playoffs last year, Riverhead coach Cheryl Walsh-Edwards has a simple, yet straightforward goal for the Blue Waves this year: Go further into the postseason. (more…)
Ryan Bray of Shoreham-Wading River (Credit: Robert O’Rourk, file)
SUFFOLK COUNTY CLASS B TOURNAMENT | GOLDEN FLASHES 9, WILDCATS 6
The Shoreham-Wading River High School boys lacrosse team will not have an opportunity to play for a Suffolk County championship this year.
The fifth-seeded Wildcats, who were Suffolk Class C champions the last two years, were eliminated by host and fourth-seeded Sayville, 9-6, a Class B quarterfinal on Saturday.
The game wasn’t as close as the score suggests. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River grad Connor Drost helped lead LIU Post to the ECC title. (Credit: LIU Post Athletics)
Long Island University Post junior midfielder Connor Drost entered the very first East Coast Conference men’s lacrosse tournament with rather ordinary numbers this season.
He left the competition as an impact player, thanks to a pair of extraordinary performances. (more…)
Bishop McGann-Mercy’s Monica Healy defends against Mattituck/Greenport/Southold’s Riley Hoeg, who prepares to take a shot. (Credit: Daniel De Mato)
TUCKERS 19, MONARCHS 6
With Mattituck/Greenport/Southold leading by a healthy eight-goal margin late in the opening half Tuesday afternoon, Audrey Hoeg came in, bearing down on an empty Bishop McGann-Mercy goal.
Instead of shooting, Hoeg went around the cage and waited for goalie Alyssa DeVito to return to the net as the sophomore midfielder set up a play. (more…)
Stephanie Falisi of Riverhead delivering a pitch against East Islip. Falisi had three hits for the Blue Waves. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
REDMEN 13, BLUE WAVES 1 (6 INNINGS)
The Riverhead High School softball team could not solve freshman Courtney Greene on Monday afternoon.
The East Islip left-hander was virtually unhittable in the opening five innings as the hosts recorded a 13-1 Suffolk County League III win. (more…)