Now that’s an even dozen.
Shoreham-Wading River not only plays winning lacrosse, but it plays with style and panache. All those qualities were on display Wednesday night when the Wildcats captured their 12th county championship and second in a row.
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.
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
It wasn’t long after the playoffs had begun for the Riverhead High School boys lacrosse team when it was all over.
It was a tale of two halves as Riverhead was able to go toe to toe with visiting Northport through two quarters of play. Tied at six goals apiece to begin the second half, Northport shut out Riverhead in the third quarter and allowed just two goals in the fourth to cruise to a 13-8 victory Tuesday in a Suffolk County Class A Tournament outbracket game at the Pulaski Sports Complex in Riverhead.
The Shoreham-Wading River baseball team, the top ranked Class A team in the state, will open the playoffs Tuesday at home against Harborfields. READ
It wasn’t Goalie Appreciation Day at the Pulaski Sports Complex, but there is no question how the Riverhead High School boys lacrosse team feels about its first-string goalie.
After sitting out for nearly three weeks with a slight tear in his right quadriceps, Jacob Coleman was welcomed back onto the field Wednesday.
The Riverhead High School boys lacrosse team wears blue jerseys on the road, but there’s more blue to the Blue Waves than that.
There’s also blue in their collars.
No wonder Joe Miller and Chris Gray are good friends off the lacrosse field, given what they do for each other on the field with their contrasting styles.
It’s an interesting connection the two Shoreham-Wading River High School seniors share. Miller does the grunt work, winning faceoffs to bring the Wildcats possessions, and the flashy Gray, an all-American attack, scores the goals.