Shoreham-Wading River freshman Brian Morrell embraces coach Sal Mignano after throwing a no-hitter Friday against Mount Sinai. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
WILDCATS 3, MUSTANGS 0
Coming into the season, Brian Morrell was expected to factor into Shoreham-Wading River’s pitching rotation, most likely as the No. 3 starter. Because of the way the schedule worked out, the talented youngster’s first opportunity to start a game came Friday, eight games into the season.
A freshman already in second year on varsity, Morrell made his first start one to remember. (more…)
Jess Angerman led Shoreham-Wading River into the county finals last year. Now she’s excelling at the University of Michigan. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
Shoreham-Wading River graduate Jess Angerman took on a unique challenge in her college lacrosse career: joining a first-year program. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River second baseman Stevie Michelli, covering first base on a bunt. Bayport-Blue Point’s Savanna Neuhaus was called out on the play. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
PHANTOMS 8, WILDCATS 5
Lauren Petersen’s two-run home run keyed a three-run sixth inning that broke a 5-5 tie and lifted host Bayport-Blue Point to an 8-5 victory over Shoreham-Wading River in a Suffolk County League IV softball game on Tuesday afternoon.
The game was supposed to be played in Shoreham, but Tuesday’s early rains made the Wildcats’ home field unplayable. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River runners (from left) Ryan Udvadia, Ryan Groskopf, Keith Steinbrecher and Connor McAlary cross the finish line in the 1,600 Tuesday against John Glenn. (Credit: Joe Werkmeister)
Shoreham-Wading River senior Max Maritato has his college choices narrowed down to two schools: Rochester Institute of Technology and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Not all that surprisingly, he happens to be the school’s valedictorian, which puts him in good company on the track. (more…)
McGann-Mercy senior Luis Cintron won four events in a dual meet against Ross Monday, including the 400-hurdles. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
In both hurdle races in track and field, a runner must clear 10 hurdles to complete each race. The shorter race, the 110-meter hurdles, and the longer 400 may seem quite similar.
As Bishop McGann-Mercy senior Luis Cintron knows, conquering both races presents a unique challenge. (more…)
BLUE WAVES 12, FALCONS 11
In her first game back since injuring a tendon around her ankle last July, senior third baseman Stephanie Falisi made a memorable return for the Riverhead High School softball team on Monday.
Falisi rapped out three hits and drove in five runs to help the Blue Waves (4-4, 4-4) to a wild 12-11 Suffolk County League III win at Deer Park in a rain-drenched game. (more…)
Parker Tuthill brought Mattituck one of its three wins at singles, defeating Shoreham-Wading River’s Brandon Porcele in two sets. (Credit: Garret Meade)
TUCKERS 4 1/2, WILDCATS 2 1/2
Tiebreakers in tennis are pressure situations. Tiebreakers in a decisive third set are even tougher still.
With a light rain falling on a wet court and a chill hanging in the air, Ty Bugdin and Sean Granberg felt the heat. Then they responded. (more…)