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Shoreham-Wading River lacrosse player Chris Gray 060816

A high school boys lacrosse game of great consequence came to down to a simple game of keepaway. Yorktown is good at keepaway, among other things.

Protecting a 6-5 lead in a New York State Class B semifinal, Yorktown was running the clock down during the final minutes when Shoreham-Wading River caught a break. A turnover gave Shoreham the ball and hope. But that hope didn’t last long.


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06/01/16 6:37pm
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Shoreham-Wading River celebrates its 11-5 victory over Sayville in the Suffolk County Boys Lacrosse Class B Championship game at Stony Brook University's Lavalle Stadium on June 1, 2016.

The Suffolk County Class B boys lacrosse final didn’t start the way Shoreham-Wading River wanted it to. Sayville was taking it to the Wildcats, who were on their heels and looking out of sorts. At halftime, Shoreham was on the short end of a 5-2 score.

The Wildcats can’t say they haven’t been there before. Just five days earlier, in the semifinals, they trailed Comsewogue, 4-2, at halftime.

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04/05/16 8:42pm
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After playing in the bitter cold with temperatures in the mid-30s, the Shoreham-Wading River Wildcats must have felt a warm feeling inside as they walked off Thomas Cutinella Memorial Field. Their performance, however, might have sent a chill through the other boys lacrosse teams in Suffolk County Division II.


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Shoreham-Wading River junior Chris Curran scored three goals with two assists in Thursday's loss to Sayville. (Credit: Joe Werkmeister)

Shoreham-Wading River junior Chris Curran scored three goals with two assists in Thursday’s loss to Sayville. (Credit: Joe Werkmeister)


There was an undeniable feeling from the early moments of the season, beginning with a dominant opener against Harborfields, to a win over Miller Place and a string of blowout victories toward the end, that Shoreham-Wading River lacrosse was back.

The up-and-down season a year ago gave way to stability under new coach Mike Taylor. And the focus was squared back where it belonged: on playing lacrosse. (more…)