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07/17/17 12:00pm
07/17/2017 12:00 PM

It’s a free pass, to be sure, but at the same time a precious gift.

Because there are no other teams in Suffolk County in the 10-11-year-old division, Riverhead has not had to play a single game to gain entry for the first time into the New York State Little League Softball Tournament, said coach Fred Ligon.
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05/19/17 9:12pm
05/19/2017 9:12 PM

Having a good pitcher is huge for a high school softball team. Having a pitcher who can hit, too, is a real nice bonus.

That’s what Shoreham-Wading River has in Victoria Coman. The junior seems equally at home in the batter’s box as she is in the pitching circle.
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05/06/17 10:43pm
05/06/2017 10:43 PM

A lot was on the plate for this celebration of Riverhead softball.

When Riverhead’s two high school softball teams faced each other Saturday night, not only was it a double senior night, but it was also an intriguing matchup of opposing coaches. Bishop McGann-Mercy’s Rose Horton and Riverhead’s Jackie Zilnicki have been friends since they were Little League teammates. Both went on to play for the respective teams they’re currently coaching. Last year Horton was Zilnicki’s assistant coach at Mercy.
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05/01/17 8:50pm
05/01/2017 8:50 PM

Bill King has been around the high school softball scene long enough to know that you can’t take anything for granted. Nothing.

Just because his Shoreham-Wading River team had beaten Hampton Bays last month, 7-0, didn’t mean anything Monday when the teams met in a rematch. And just because the Wildcats loaded the bases with none out in the sixth inning, it was no guarantee of a big inning.
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