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
Sometimes the ball just will not go in the goal.
Try as it did — and the Shoreham-Wading River High School boys soccer team tried everything it could — the Wildcats could not punch in a goal Monday night. It happens sometimes. That’s soccer. 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
Now that’s an even dozen.
Shoreham-Wading River not only plays winning lacrosse, but it plays with style and panache. All those qualities were on display Wednesday night when the Wildcats captured their 12th county championship and second in a row.
It was both a gray day and a Gray day.
First, the weather report. The combination of cold, rain and wind made conditions miserable for the Islip and Shoreham-Wading River high school boys lacrosse teams on Friday.
If this was a playoff game, it would have been considered an instant classic.
Like two prize fighters slugging it out, the two best high school girls soccer teams in Suffolk County League VI, if not Suffolk Class A, went head-to-head in Islip Thursday afternoon.
Any time Brian Morrell is handed a baseball, he is capable of throwing a no-hitter. The Shoreham-Wading River High School junior has already thrown three of them for the Wildcats, so when Islip went through the fourth inning without a hit off Morrell, one wondered if No-Hitter No. 4 was in the works. READ
After playing in the bitter cold with temperatures in the mid-30s, the Shoreham-Wading River Wildcats must have felt a warm feeling inside as they walked off Thomas Cutinella Memorial Field. Their performance, however, might have sent a chill through the other boys lacrosse teams in Suffolk County Division II.