With a defense like that, it really shouldn’t have come as a surprise that the Shoreham-Wading River girls soccer team was able to successfully defend its Town of Brookhaven Summer League championship.
SWR did just that Thursday night with — what else? — a shutout in the championship game. Jillian Hobbes, a junior striker/midfielder, put in both goals in a 2-0 defeat of Rocky Point at Diamond in the Pines in Coram. The assists came from her sister, Sara Hobbes, and Graceann Leonard. Alison Devall posted the shutout. READ
Islip has Shoreham-Wading River’s number. That number is 0 — as in the number of goals the Wildcats have scored against Islip this year.
Unfortunately for SWR, one of those games just happened to be the Suffolk County Class A girls soccer final on Tuesday evening. READ
“FEAR THE FIN.”
So advised the back of the Eastport-South Manor Sharks’ warmup shirts. But Shoreham-Wading River didn’t show fear in the showdown between two of Suffolk County Division II’s top girls soccer teams Wednesday. On the contrary, SWR attacked, attacked — and then attacked some more. READ
The graduation this past spring of four-time All-State goalkeeper Lydia Kessel left the Shoreham-Wading River girls soccer team with really only one question mark entering this season. Well, that question mark has quickly become an exclamation mark.
Not only has the producer of that exclamation mark, Alison Devall, posted two shutouts and conceded only one goal in the team’s first three games, but she has played impressively. The junior’s performance has been reassuring to her teammates and coaches. READ
Warning to Suffolk County Class A girls soccer teams: If you think Shoreham-Wading River was good last year, wait until you meet this year’s team. READ
Some of the players on the Shoreham-Wading River High School girls soccer team are a superstitious lot. Trying to get them to talk about the likelihood of them winning a Long Island championship may be more difficult than trying to push a soccer ball past them.
Good luck. READ
With both goalkeepers in top form, it didn’t look as if either team would be able to score a goal against the other. It took one of those teams to score against itself to decide matters.
That team was Shoreham-Wading River. READ
The Shoreham-Wading River girls soccer team has been so dominant this season that it only had to overcome a deficit twice.
In the Suffolk County Class A final Wednesday night, the Wildcats were called on to accomplish that feat twice under extreme pressure. READ