They’re young and undersized, but the Shoreham-Wading River Wildcats are also soccer savvy and headed to the playoffs.
For a high school boys soccer team to lose 11 players (about half of whom were starters) from last year and return with only four seniors, that can be a worrisome thing for a coach. Russ Mitchinson was concerned, and he had good cause to be.
Or at least he thought he did. READ
Shoreham Wading-River boys soccer head coach Russ Mitchinson certainly has his work cut out for him early on this season.
The Wildcats graduated 11 players. Only four seniors return to the Suffolk County League VI team. READ
Sometimes in order to fully appreciate where it is, a team needs to reflect on where it has been.
The Shoreham-Wading River High School boys soccer team had gone through the ringer, and that was only last year. Since then, however, the scars from that 2-13-1 season have healed nicely.
Shoreham-Wading River coach Russ Mitchinson certainly liked what he had seen in his team’s 5-1 home victory over Riverhead in non-league boys soccer action on Tuesday afternoon.
Anthony Guzzone scored one goal and assisted on another. Joseph Daleo, Michael Lapedota, Robert Marigliano and Kyle Michaelson also added tallies for the Wildcats (8-3-1). READ
The tide just might be starting to turn for the Riverhead High School boys soccer team.
Seventy prospective players turned out for preseason camp and new coach Evan Philcox kept 52 for the varsity and junior varsity squads. READ