McGann-Mercy senior shortstop Micaela Zebroski fields a ground ball in Thursday’s playoff game at Center Moriches. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
The challenge for the McGann-Mercy softball team Thursday was to accomplish something no team could do this season: defeat Center Moriches.
The Red Devils, 20-0 and the No. 1 seed in Class B, moved one step closer to a county crown with a 12-3 victory over the Monarchs. (more…)
Mia Behrens drives to the basket Friday against Port Jefferson. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
The Bishop McGann-Mercy girls basketball team fell to Port Jefferson Friday night in the first round of the Class B playoffs. (more…)
The Class B county champion Shoreham-Wading River girls cross country team. Pictured are (from left) coach Paul Koretzki, Francesca Lilly, Kaitlyn Ohrtman, Alexandra Hays, Katherine Lee, Amanda Dwyer, Payton Capes-Davis and Lexie Smith. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
On a chilly day at Sunken Meadow State Park Friday, in temperatures ideal for cross country runners, the best of Suffolk County high schools vied for a chance to represent the section at the state competition next week.
The Shoreham-Wading River girls came into the meet with high expectations after winning the Section XI Division Championships Oct. 21.
The girls didn’t disappoint. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River junior Chris Rosati crosses the goal line for the Wildcats’ final touchdown Saturday. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
The Shoreham-Wading River Wildcats are one win away from their first undefeated regular season.
Facing the third-place Bayport-Blue Point Phantoms Saturday afternoon, the Wildcats’ stout defense carried the team to a 34-7 victory at Shoreham-Wading River High School. The Wildcats improved to 7-0 and have now defeated each of the next three teams below them in the Division IV standings. (more…)
ROBERT O’ROURK PHOTO | Riverhead’s Jaron Greenidge runs with the ball against West Islip during Saturday’s football game.
Riverhead won again Saturday with a 33-21 victory against West Islip in a Suffolk County Division II football game at Coach Mike McKillop Memorial Field.
The win solidified the Blue Waves’ prospects of hosting at least one game in the upcoming playoffs, which are to begin on the weekend of Nov. 9.
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The Riverhead football team improved its record to 5-1 with a 28-0 victory over Walt Whitman Saturday.
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Next Saturday at 2 p.m. is the Waves’ regular season home finale against 5-1 West Islip.
ROBERT O’ROURK PHOTO | Riverhead senior Sydney Kito controls the ball against East Islip Tuesday.
The Riverhead field hockey team hadn’t allowed a goal in four straight games heading into Tuesday. During that stretch, the Blue Waves outscored their opponents 10-0.
For that streak to continue, the Blue Waves knew it would take a supreme effort Tuesday. The East Islip Redmen arrived in Riverhead second in power points in Division II behind only West Islip. When the two teams met the first time around in early September, East Islip ran away with a 6-1 win. The six goals equaled the number Riverhead allowed over the next seven games heading into the rematch Tuesday.
While the Blue Waves couldn’t pull out the victory this time, they showed a much how much better they’ve gotten. East Islip won 4-2, snapping Riverhead’s winning streak at four.
Riverhead got goals from Maria Dillingham and Amanda Baron. Brianna DeMeo scored twice for East Islip.
The Blue Waves fell to 4-4 in Division II and 5-5 overall. East Islip is 7-1 in Division II and 7-2 overall.