In early October, as the Shoreham-Wading River football team boarded the bus at Connetquot High School following a four-point loss to John Glenn, thoughts of the Rutgers Trophy couldn’t have been further from the minds of players. The Wildcats were 3-2, fighting through injuries and searching for a groove. READ
The Riverhead girls basketball team clinched a share of the League III championship last night with a 63-30 win at West Islip. The Blue Waves finished 13-1 in league to finish in a tie with Huntington for the league crown, the Blue Waves’ first since the 2011-12 season. READ
Riverhead guard Faith Johnson-DeSilvia drives to the basket against Hills West earlier this season. (Credit: Bill Landon, file)
After finishing in a tie for second place in League III, the Riverhead girls basketball team was seeded 11th in the Class AA playoff bracket. The Blue Waves will open the playoffs Feb. 17 at No. 6 Kings Park. The game is set for 5 p.m. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River coach Matt Millheiser accepts the Rutgers Trophy on the team’s behalf at Monday night’s all-county dinner. (Credit: Joe Werkmeister)
One-by-one, the players of the Shoreham-Wading River football team entered the catering hall at the Hyatt Regency in Hauppauge Monday night. Wearing their jerseys over their dress shirts, they walked in a line toward the dais, pausing to share a hug with Tom Cutinella’s mother, Kelli.
Moments earlier, the Wildcats were announced as the winner of the Rutgers Trophy as the top team in Suffolk County during the annual all-county dinner. It was a first in program history in a season filled with firsts. (more…)