Shoreham-Wading River sophomore Sophia Triandafils led the Wildcats with four goals in Wednesday’s Class C playoff game. (Credit: Bill Landon)
CLASS C SEMIFINALS | PHANTOMS 11, WILDCATS 7
Shoreham-Wading River closed to within three goals late, but could never get any closer in a season-ending playoff loss at Bayport-Blue Point Wednesday afternoon.
The third-seeded Wildcats never led in an 11-7 loss to the defending champion Phantoms in the Class C semifinal. (more…)
Sam Higgins races up field with the ball for Shoreham-Wading River Monday in the Wildcats win over Miller Place. (Credit: Joe Werkmeister)
WILDCATS 7, PANTHERS 3
Some goalkeepers may dread every time the whistle blows to award the opponent a free position. For the offense, it represents a golden scoring opportunity, a chance for the player with the ball to wind up for an open shot, or draw in the collapsing defense and pass to a teammate.
Shoreham-Wading River goalkeeper Lauren Daly has faced countless free positions during her five-year run as the Wildcats’ starting goalkeeper. And she doesn’t mind them one bit. (more…)
Eleven Shoreham-Wading River student-athletes signed to continue playing their sports in college next year. The signees were: (seated, from left): Alex Hutchins, Madison Dwyer, Emily DeGennaro, James Szymanski and Caitlin Mirabell; (standing, from left) Lauren Daly, Manuela Cortes, Christian Clarkin, Ryan Bray, Steven Weindler and Jack Zukowski. (Credit: SWR schools)
From gymnastics to lacrosse, Shoreham-Wading River was well represented during the early signing period.
Eleven students signed letters of intent to continue their athletic careers in college next year, highlighted by three students signing to major Division I programs. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River’s Manuela Cortes is guarded closely by Mount Sinai’s Mary Ellen Carron. (Credit: Garret Meade)
SUFFOLK COUNTY CLASS C TOURNAMENT | MUSTANGS 8, WILDCATS 4
About an hour before game time, when the players on the Mount Sinai High School girls lacrosse team marched toward their field for pregame warmups on Tuesday, there was not a single smile on their faces. On the contrary, they looked all business, wearing deadly serious looks. One might even say they appeared downright angry, as if resentful that someone was going to dare try to take something away from them that they had worked hard for.
The fact that they were facing Shoreham-Wading River may have only made them more determined. The two teams, whose schools are separated by only eight miles, are fierce rivals, after all.
“It’s Army-Navy,” said Mount Sinai coach Al Bertolone. (more…)