Shoreham-Wading River guard Caitlin Mirabell goes up for a layup against Bayport-Blue Point Monday night. (Credit: Bill Landon)
The summer league roster for Shoreham-Wading River is divided into two general camps: the softball girls and the lacrosse girls. Depending on which day of the week it is, the Shoreham girls basketball team playing in the Town of Brookhaven Basketball League can count on at least one group’s absence. (more…)
Riverhead freshman Faith Johnson-DeSilvia goes up for a basket Monday against Central Islip. (Credit: Bill Landon)
It’s been only five months since the end of the high school basketball season, yet Riverhead coach Dave Spinella has already seen his team grow by leaps and bounds.
“We’re a thousand times better than we were last year,” he said. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River’s Shannon Rosati looks for an opening in Harborfields’ defense during Wednesday night’s county semifinal. (Robert O’Rourk photo)
SUFFOLK COUNTY CLASS A SEMIFINAL | TORNADOES 58, WILDCATS 46
Shoreham-Wading River made top-seeded Harborfields sweat for most of the game, but fell short in pulling off a major upset in a Suffolk County Class A girls basketball semifinal on Wednesday night.
The No. 4 Wildcats dropped a 58-46 decision in Greenlawn. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River senior Shannon Rosati goes up for a shot against Sayville Friday in the first round of the playoffs. (Bill Landon photo)
The task in front of the Shoreham-Wading River girls basketball team tonight is daunting.
A trip to the Class A county championship is on the line. And to get there, the Wildcats will need to do something no team has done yet this season: Beat Harborfields. (more…)
SUFFOLK COUNTY CLASS B SEMIFINAL | BAYMEN 69, MONARCHS 36
Sophomore guard Alexis Fotopoulos scored all of her 21 points in the first half, including her 1,000 career point, to pace Hampton Bays to a 69-36 victory over visiting Bishop McGann-Mercy in a Suffolk County Class B girls basketball semifinal on Friday night.
The top-seeded Baymen (17-2) grabbed a 17-6 first-quarter lead and never looked back as the No. 4 Monarchs finished the season with an 11-7 record. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River junior Courtney Clasen tallied a triple double in the Wildcats’ playoff win over Sayville Friday night. (Bill Landon photo)
CLASS A FIRST ROUND | WILDCATS 38, GOLDEN FLASHES 34
Courtney Clasen was admittedly frustrated through most of the first three quarters Friday night. The Shoreham-Wading River junior couldn’t buy a bucket, her team couldn’t hit a free throw and the turnovers continued to pile up.
Sayville opened its largest led of the game at 29-19 with 1:41 left in the third quarter of a Class A first round playoff game, which was slowly slipping away from the fourth-seeded Wildcats. (more…)
Mercy senior Fiona Nunez drives to the basket in the Monarchs’ playoff win Tuesday against Port Jefferson. (Robert O’Rourk photo)
The McGann-Mercy girls basketball team’s playoff game against Hampton Bays has been scheduled for 6 p.m. Friday after a snowstorm wiped out tonight’s game. (more…)
ROBERT O’ROURK PHOTO | McGann-Mercy guard Kayla Schroeher drives to the basket against Port Jefferson Tuesday night.
CLASS B OUT-BRACKET GAME | MONARCHS 49, ROYALS 46
Senior forward Fiona Nunez scored 16 points and freshman guard Mia Behrens added 12 as Bishop McGann-Mercy withstood a late rally to register a 49-46 victory over Port Jefferson in an out-bracket game of the Suffolk County Class B girls basketball tournament in Riverhead on Tuesday night. (more…)