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
Vika Stapon’s previous shootout experience amounted to the number she wore on the back of her uniform: 00.
The senior goalkeeper for the Riverhead High School field hockey team not only had never played in a shootout before, but had not had much practice handling one v. one situations in practice. READ
Falling behind, 1-0, was a cause for concern. The way the Shoreham-Wading River High School field hockey team responded, though, was a cause for great optimism.
SWR turned a one-goal halftime deficit into a three-goal triumph, pumping in four second-half goals in impressive fashion to take down East Hampton, 4-1, Thursday at Thomas Cutinella Memorial Field in Shoreham. READ
Just how far the Riverhead High School field hockey team goes this year may very well depend on how low the Blue Waves can go.
Every now and then Angie Graziano’s coaches remind her to get low and position herself by the post, ready to knock a shot on goal. READ
In high school field hockey, seniors, experienced seniors, are like gold. That explains why Riverhead may feel as if it’s rich in talent these days. READ
It’s amazing what competitive fire, confidence, speed and talent can do. All those qualities have helped make Michele Corona the high school field hockey player that she is. READ
The Riverhead field hockey team had plenty of reasons to look forward to the 2017 season. (more…)
The Riverhead High School field hockey team traveled in style Friday.
It wasn’t an old yellow school bus that took the Blue Waves to Eastport-South Manor High School for their Suffolk County Class A quarterfinal.