Any time Brian Morrell is handed a baseball, he is capable of throwing a no-hitter. The Shoreham-Wading River High School junior has already thrown three of them for the Wildcats, so when Islip went through the fourth inning without a hit off Morrell, one wondered if No-Hitter No. 4 was in the works. READ
Cami Drouin-Allaire stepped on the mat for the first time as a George Washington University gymnast at an age when she should have been a high school senior. The competition season her freshman year began in January 2015. It didn’t take long for the 5-foot-2 Shoreham-Wading River High School graduate to stand out. READ
The previous meeting between the Bishop McGann-Mercy and Center Moriches high school softball teams was what ESPN would have labeled an instant classic. And Thursday’s rematch? Not so much.
In that memorable game on April 15, Mercy gave Center Moriches a scare before falling short, 7-6, in eight innings. Thursday’s game didn’t last a full five innings. READ
When a high school baseball team is young, inexperienced and battling to avoid finishing in last place in its league, as both Copiague and Riverhead are, it takes wins wherever it can find them.
The Riverhead High School baseball team doesn’t have a lot of seniors, but when it comes to senior leadership, well, that’s another story. READ
Stony Brook University senior attack Brody Eastwood certainly knows a good lacrosse player when he sees one. After all, he is the school’s all-time goal-scoring leader.
Reaching the high school softball playoffs may be a long shot for Shoreham-Wading River, but don’t talk to the Wildcats about slim odds. After what happened on Monday, they should know that anything is possible.
Shoreham, which was one out away from defeat, pulled out a thrilling 4-2 comeback victory over rival Rocky Point on Victoria Coman’s tie-breaking, two-run single in the eighth inning.
Their official name is the Riverhead Blue Waves, but Green Waves would be more appropriate.
That would be green, as in young and inexperienced.