The waiting game can be a dangerous game. Mike Taylor knows that only too well.
Shoreham-Wading River High School’s boys lacrosse coach recalled two years ago when his Wildcats were in the exact same situation they were in on Saturday. Having received a bye straight into the Suffolk County semifinals, Shoreham then faced Sayville and lost a close one in 2015. READ
It seems like a century away, but there were lean times when the Shoreham-Wading River High School football team wasn’t winning a lot.
In fact, it was in the 20th century when the program was born amid defeats. The Wildcats went 1-7 in their first season. They paid their dues through their first three years, going 6-18 before turning in a winning season by going 5-4 in 2000. READ
First Kevin Cutinella ran for touchdowns, and then he ran for a hot dog.
The hot dog was a well-deserved postgame snack for the Shoreham-Wading River quarterback. Cutinella bolted for four touchdowns and 184 yards, both career-high numbers for the senior, as the Wildcats ran over visiting Miller Place, 49-6, in a Suffolk County Division IV football semifinal Friday night at Thomas Cutinella Memorial Field. READ
Run a play, score a touchdown. Run a play, score a touchdown.
It was a familiar script early in Shoreham-Wading River’s playoff opening victory over Hampton Bays Friday night. The Wildcats scored three touchdowns on their first four plays from scrimmage to roll to a 35-7 victory at Thomas Cutinella Memorial Field. READ