The Shoreham-Wading River High School cheerleading squad won’t be going to the New York State championships in Syracuse next weekend, but that’s OK for the Wildcats. They felt they had accomplished what they needed to do at the Suffolk County Division 2 small schools championship at Longwood High School on Saturday morning.
They performed well and had fun.
Shoreham-Wading River could not recover from a nightmare start as the Wildcats suffered a 56-41 non-league defeat at Miller Place in high school boys basketball Saturday afternoon.
The Panthers bolted out to a 14-2 advantage with one minute and 52 seconds remaining in the opening quarter.
The Riverhead Blue Waves could not overcome slow starts in the second and third quarters and suffered a 69-57 defeat to Bay Shore in a Suffolk County League II girls basketball game Monday night at Ralph Elliott Gymnasium in Bay Shore.
Shoreham-Wading River wrestling, past and present, was front and center on the big blue mat in the high school gymnasium Friday night. READ
This could turn out to be one special season for the Shoreham-Wading River girls basketball team.
The Wildcats have sprinted out to an impressive 4-1 record, which was culminated by a 64-21 win over Hampton Bays in the Suffolk County League VI opener for both teams in Shoreham Tuesday.
The calendar might have said December, but the atmosphere inside the Riverhead High School gymnasium on Monday night was February — as in playoff intensity. READ
Only 44 seconds into the Riverhead boys basketball season opener against Bellport Saturday, coach John Rossetti was forced to call a timeout.
The young Blues Waves experienced trouble in-bounding the ball against the Clippers’ press and Rossetti figured it was a good time for the hosts to keep their cool in the non-league game. READ
The Bishop McGann-Mercy girls basketball team demonstrated much resilience in its season-opening loss at William Floyd High School Tuesday.
The Monarchs almost overcame a nightmare third quarter and a 10-point deficit in the fourth period, but dropped a 43-27 non-league decision to a Suffolk County League I team.