Shoreham-Wading River senior Shannon Rosati goes up for a shot against Sayville Friday in the first round of the playoffs. (Bill Landon photo)
The task in front of the Shoreham-Wading River girls basketball team tonight is daunting.
A trip to the Class A county championship is on the line. And to get there, the Wildcats will need to do something no team has done yet this season: Beat Harborfields. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River senior Dominic Pirraglia placed third in the county tournament at 182 pounds. (Joe Werkmeister photo)
SECTION XI CHAMPIONSHIPS
The final seconds ticked away in the third period and Shoreham-Wading River senior Mike Neidhart assumed his season and wrestling career were over. He was trailing 1-0 in his consolation final at 170 pounds, desperately trying to make a move on his opponent. (more…)
Shoreham junior James Szymanski won both his matches Friday on the first day of the county tournament. (Bill Landon file photo)
Three Shoreham-Wading River wrestlers and one Riverhead wrestler advanced Friday into the semifinals of the Section XI Tournament.
All four will be vying for their first county title Sunday when the tournament resumes at Hofstra University. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River junior Courtney Clasen tallied a triple double in the Wildcats’ playoff win over Sayville Friday night. (Bill Landon photo)
CLASS A FIRST ROUND | WILDCATS 38, GOLDEN FLASHES 34
Courtney Clasen was admittedly frustrated through most of the first three quarters Friday night. The Shoreham-Wading River junior couldn’t buy a bucket, her team couldn’t hit a free throw and the turnovers continued to pile up.
Sayville opened its largest led of the game at 29-19 with 1:41 left in the third quarter of a Class A first round playoff game, which was slowly slipping away from the fourth-seeded Wildcats. (more…)
ROBERT O’ROURK FILE PHOTO | Kayla Schroeher of Bishop McGann-Mercy charging toward the basket while Port Jefferson’s Jillian Colucci tries to stop her.
The local girls basketball playoffs start Tuesday when Bishop McGann-Mercy hosts Port Jefferson in a Class B outbracket matchup, Section XI announced Monday morning. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River senior Dom Pirraglia (top) recorded four pins en route to the 182-pound league title Saturday. (Bill Landon photo)
LEAGUE VI CHAMPIONSHIP
In his first three years on the varsity for Shoreham-Wading River, James Szymanski was a two-time all-league wrestler. Last year, he placed fifth at the county tournament.
For all he’s accomplished in his career, a league title still eluded him after two runner-up finishes the past two years. (more…)
ROBERT O’ROURK PHOTO | From left, Shoreham-Wading River’s Ryan Udvadia, Mount Sinai’s Daniel Connelly, Tim McGowan and his brother Jack McGowan of Northport all finished within 0.25 seconds of each other in the 3,200 meters.
SECTION XI CHAMPIONSHIPS
Jordan Wright is known for his fast starts in the 55-meter dash. It is because of them, perhaps, that he is headed toward a fine finish to his final high school boys winter track season. (more…)
Riverhead’s Ashley Courts is seeded eighth in the long jump for the state qualifying meet Saturday. (Daniel De Mato photo)
The indoor track and field state qualifier will take place Saturday at Suffolk Community College in Brentwood. In individual events, the top two finishers earn a trip to states. A third-place finisher can earn a spot by holding a qualifying standard. In relays, only the winning team qualifies. (more…)