The waiting game can be a dangerous game. Mike Taylor knows that only too well.
Shoreham-Wading River High School’s boys lacrosse coach recalled two years ago when his Wildcats were in the exact same situation they were in on Saturday. Having received a bye straight into the Suffolk County semifinals, Shoreham then faced Sayville and lost a close one in 2015.
Two years ago, Shoreham-Wading River pitcher Brian Morrell took the mound at Bayport-Blue Point High School in a Suffolk County Class A final and threw one dominant inning after the next. READ
The Shoreham-Wading River-Sayville boys lacrosse game scheduled for Friday night has been postponed until Saturday after the death of a Sayville student Friday, school officials confirmed. READ
If the seventh goal for Bayport-Blue Point didn’t feel like the backbreaker, the eighth goal less than a minute later certainly felt like a dagger. READ
The sun was out, the pollen count was down and Eric Cunha’s bright mood matched the conditions.
As compared to the first day of the Section XI boys track and field division championships two days earlier, which featured driving rain and chilly temperatures, Wednesday was a treat. No rain. Not too hot. Not too cold.
One could surmise that the Shoreham-Wading River High School girls track and field team’s showing in the 3,000 meters in the Section XI Division Championships on Tuesday is a reflection of the team’s outstanding depth at that distance.
Well, yes and no.
Eric Cunha’s reaction to waking up Monday morning with his allergies bothering him and then hearing about rain in the forecast for later in the day could be summed up in one word: ugh!
The Riverhead High School senior hoped the inclement weather would lead to a postponement of the Section XI Division Championships, but it wasn’t to be. Like it or not, Cunha had a race to run, and he wasn’t exactly thrilled.
Tom Rogers of Riverhead double-dipped on Saturday night. He won both a 40-lap NASCAR Modified feature event as well as a 15-lap Figure Eight contest at Riverhead Raceway. The Modified win was the 44th of his career while the Figure Eight victory was his 27th.
The Granite State Pro Stock Series made its first Long Island appearance, with Mike Mitchell of Cumberland, Rhode Island, collecting his first career victory in the Riverhead 100.