If this was a playoff game, it would have been considered an instant classic.
Like two prize fighters slugging it out, the two best high school girls soccer teams in Suffolk County League VI, if not Suffolk Class A, went head-to-head in Islip Thursday afternoon.
Not even a superlative performance by goalkeeper Julia Thomas could stop the onslaught by the Bay Shore High School girls soccer team Friday afternoon. READ
As she was leaving Thomas Cutinella Memorial Field Tuesday evening, Shoreham-Wading River junior goalkeeper Lydia Kessel dropped her cell phone.
It was the first and only time she could not handle something in her hands.
After playing more than 90 minutes of regulation and overtime of scoreless soccer, the Southold/Greenport and Bishop McGann-Mercy high school girls teams struck for goals less than three minutes apart Thursday.
The result was a 1-1 draw in the Suffolk County League VII opener for both teams in Southold.
This could turn out to be one special season for the Shoreham-Wading River High School girls soccer team.
The Wildcats return 10 seniors and lost only three players to graduation, so they are primed to go a long way.
As the defending Class A county champions, the Shoreham-Wading River girls soccer team entered this season with an uncustomary bull’s-eye on its back. READ
Four runners on Shoreham-Wading River’s county champion girls cross country team received all-state honors. READ
Given the nature of the sport, not every team that dominates a soccer game emerges with a victory. READ