Once it took the court, this defense never rested.
Shoreham-Wading River’s clamp-down defense was continually in the face of Westhampton Beach shooters. If the Wildcats weren’t stealing the ball or forcing some other sort of turnover, they were wearing down the Hurricanes. The final result was somewhat unexpected: a 39-38 SWR upset in the Suffolk County League V girls basketball game in its own gym Friday.
“That was pretty big,” SWR senior guard Michele Corona said afterward. READ
One must take the good with the bad with the Next Gen Wildcats. That’s how it is with a young high school girls basketball team such as Shoreham-Wading River.
Both good and bad were on display Tuesday night. READ
The third time was anything but a charm for the Shoreham-Wading River High School field hockey team.
Shoreham won both of its regular-season games against Bayport-Blue Point in sudden-victory overtime, 2-1 and 3-2. Those losses stuck with the Phantoms, who did something about it Monday when the teams faced off a third time, in a Suffolk County Class B outbracket game. READ
Falling behind, 1-0, was a cause for concern. The way the Shoreham-Wading River High School field hockey team responded, though, was a cause for great optimism.
SWR turned a one-goal halftime deficit into a three-goal triumph, pumping in four second-half goals in impressive fashion to take down East Hampton, 4-1, Thursday at Thomas Cutinella Memorial Field in Shoreham. READ
It’s amazing what competitive fire, confidence, speed and talent can do. All those qualities have helped make Michele Corona the high school field hockey player that she is. READ
The focus these days for the Shoreham-Wading River High School girls basketball team has been on Mikayla Dwyer’s right knee. That’s because the Wildcats know they need a healthy Dwyer on the court in order to get a leg up on the tough competition.
So, Shoreham must have been thankful it didn’t need Dwyer to play a full 32 minutes Thursday against a struggling Southampton team that had only seven players available for the Suffolk County League VI game. Some question remained as to whether Dwyer would play at all because of the ailing knee, but the senior guard was out there among the starting five, wearing a bandage wrap and a knee pad. READ
During spring and summer months, residents of Brendan House will have the opportunity to enjoy time outdoors, surrounded by flowers and butterflies.
That’s thanks to a garden created by 16-year-old Michele Corona of Shoreham as part of her Girl Scout Gold Award project.
It took a big goal to decide a high school field hockey game that had a big-game feel to it. Unfortunately, for Shoreham-Wading River, the scorer of that big goal wore an East Islip uniform.