The start to Mattituck/Southold’s girls lacrosse season had a strange ending. Not that the Tuckers were complaining.
Defending New York State Class D champion Mattituck led by as many as three goals Friday, fell behind after three straight Shoreham-Wading River goals and forced overtime. It was then when an odd occurrence settled the outcome of the Suffolk County Division II game. READ
Not long after taking over as the Riverhead High School girls lacrosse coach years ago, Ashley Schandel heard talk about a fabulous fifth-grade PAL team that would be bringing some fine players her way in the years to come. Those players are now juniors, and Riverhead may very well be looking at its best season ever. READ
Every sports team has rules, but the Shoreham-Wading River High School girls lacrosse team may have one rule for one specific player, its only true goalie: Don’t get hurt.
It may sound funny to hear, but Sarah Sheridan describes herself as a “very nervous person.”
What’s funny about that is she just happens to play the most pressure-packed position in lacrosse: goalkeeper. A goalie needs to be in command of her nerves when the pressure is on. READ
The little things added up for Shoreham-Wading River against West Babylon Friday, just not the way the Wildcats had wanted. READ
Perhaps there is no other sport like lacrosse where momentum can mean so much. At one juncture you’re up and you can do no wrong. Then, suddenly, you have lost it as the opposition seemingly scores at will. READ
As well as the Shoreham-Wading River High School girls lacrosse team has done in recent years, the Wildcats have found themselves running into a stubborn wall that prevents them from moving on to bigger and better things. That wall is the county semifinals. READ
If the seventh goal for Bayport-Blue Point didn’t feel like the backbreaker, the eighth goal less than a minute later certainly felt like a dagger. READ