When a football team has a running game like Shoreham-Wading River does, there are going to be runaways.
The Wildcats capped off their successful regular season Friday night by running away to a 51-21 rout of rival Bayport-Blue Point at Thomas Cutinella Memorial Field in Shoreham. Quarterback Xavier Arline ran for four touchdowns (giving him 22 for the season) and 272 yards on 13 carries. Running back Dominic Visintin had two TDs and 153 yards on eight carries in SWR’s sixth straight win. It was the most points the Wildcats have scored in a game this season. READ
The third time was anything but a charm for the Shoreham-Wading River High School field hockey team.
Shoreham won both of its regular-season games against Bayport-Blue Point in sudden-victory overtime, 2-1 and 3-2. Those losses stuck with the Phantoms, who did something about it Monday when the teams faced off a third time, in a Suffolk County Class B outbracket game. READ
Gabriel Romano did not have an opportunity to finish what he started, which was one gem of a game.
The Shoreham-Wading River senior righthander was disappointed that he was pulled after reaching the Suffolk County pitch limit of 105 with one out remaining in a Suffolk County League VI encounter at Bayport-Blue Point. (more…)
Perhaps there is no other sport like lacrosse where momentum can mean so much. At one juncture you’re up and you can do no wrong. Then, suddenly, you have lost it as the opposition seemingly scores at will. READ
Just call him Johnny-on-the-spot.
In his first high school varsity football start on Saturday, Jake Meeker showed an uncanny knack for being in the right place at the right time. 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
Winners find a way to win. Talent has a lot to do with it, but sometimes a little magic along the way helps.
Consider the trouble Shoreham-Wading River was in during the third inning of its Suffolk County League VII baseball game against rival Bayport-Blue Point on Friday. An infield single by Chris Behan, a walk by Jake Giannico and a throwing error that allowed Jake Liberatore to reach safely, loaded the bases for Bayport — with none out!
Coach Adam Lievre played the role of soothsayer before last season when he told his Shoreham-Wading River High School girls basketball team that he saw six league wins and six league losses coming from them. That is exactly what the Wildcats did to scratch into the playoffs.