The first two rows of bleachers behind home plate at Shoreham-Wading River High School’s Kevin Williams Memorial Field were marked as reserved seating on Monday. They were set aside for pro scouts.
That could only mean one thing: Brian Morrell was scheduled to pitch.
You might say the Shoreham-Wading River High School softball team is playing with a chip on its shoulder these days.
“I think so,” coach John King said. “They’ve come out every single game trying to do that from the start.”
With 16 of its players having made a recent class trip to Italy, the Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School girls lacrosse team had not practiced in two weeks. On top of that, the Monarchs are short on precious experience.
As if all of that didn’t augur well for the Monarchs, Elwood/John Glenn was in town to play them in their season opener. John Glenn is a good team, with talents like Victoria Tsangaris and draw expert Amelia Biancardi. READ
Two high school boys basketball teams, Elwood/John Glenn and Shoreham-Wading River, walked into the gym with identical 1-3 league records for a proverbial swing game. As Shoreham’s coach, Kevin Culhane, noted beforehand, 2-3 sounds a lot better than 1-4.
DIVISION IV COUNTY FINALS
SWR 24, John Glenn 14 READ
If the Shoreham-Wading River High School girls volleyball team wants a souvenir to remember its 2015 season by, it might want to consider creating a T-shirt.
Bishop McGann-Mercy quarterback Kevin Santacroce looks for running room against Elwood/John Glenn’s defense. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
The Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School football team had the unenviable task of playing the top two teams in Suffolk County Division IV to start its season.
Shoreham-Wading River returned to its Kevin Williams Memorial Field on Saturday to defeat Elwood/John Glenn, 7-2, and even their Suffolk County Class A semifinal series at a game apiece. (Credit: Bob Liepa)
SUFFOLK COUNTY CLASS A TOURNAMENT | WILDCATS 7, KNIGHTS 2
It sure seemed as if Elwood/John Glenn had Shoreham-Wading River’s number. The previous four games between the two high school baseball teams had ended the same way: with Glenn victories.
This time, however, with much more riding on the line, Shoreham survived to play another day. (more…)