Bishop McGann-Mercy’s Dayna Young (10) and Mattituck’s Alex Beebe running neck and neck for a ball. (Credit: Garret Meade)
TUCKERS 2, MONARCHS 1 (OT)
Courtney Murphy seems to have a knack for being in the right place at the right time when she is on the soccer field. That was surely the case on Monday when the Mattituck left midfielder toe poked in the game-winning goal for a 2-1 overtime triumph over Bishop McGann-Mercy.
A long throw-in by Madison Kent trickled across the penalty area where Murphy managed to get the tip of her cleat to the ball before onrushing goalkeeper Juliana Cintron-Leonardo could get to it 3 minutes 31 seconds into overtime at Harold T. Murray Memorial Field in Riverhead. (more…)
RIVERHEAD RACEWAY ROUNDUP
The curtain came down on the Riverhead Raceway season Saturday evening with Brendon Bock of Franklin Square taking first place in a 40-lap Legend Race Car race and James Charrier of Shirley being declared the winner of a 50-lap Grand Enduro. With that win, Charrier successfully defended his 2013 Grand Enduro championship. (more…)
Riverhead’s Ryun Moore ran the ball seven times for 55 yards against Smithtown West. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
BLUE WAVES 35, BULLS 7
The Riverhead Blue Waves blew out the Smithtown West Bulls, 35-7, Saturday in a Suffolk County Division II football game played in 80-degree heat in Smithtown. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River coach Matt Millheiser. (Credit: Garret Meade, file)
So, how does a high school football team follow up one of the biggest wins in program history?
Well, if it’s Shoreham-Wading River, it wallops visiting Hampton Bays, 48-0.
A lot of things could have gone wrong in Saturday’s Suffolk County Division IV game for the Wildcats (3-0), who were coming off a stunning 9-7 upset of defending Long Island Class IV champion Babylon a week earlier. In addition to having to deal with Saturday’s hot weather, the Wildcats could have faced a natural letdown after their big triumph over Babylon.
It didn’t happen. (more…)
After two days off to observe Rosh Hashanah, the local high school sports teams will be back in action Saturday with a full slate of soccer and football games. Here’s the full schedule for your local varsity sports teams from Sept. 27 through Oct. 1: (more…)
COLONIALS 7, WILDCATS 0
The Shoreham-Wading River girls tennis team dropped a 7-0 decision to host William Floyd in non-league action Tuesday afternoon.
William Floyd (10-1, 6-0 League VII), one of the top squads in Suffolk County, swept all four singles matches and the three doubles matches as well against the Wildcats (2-6, 2-5 League VIII). (more…)