Shoreham-Wading River coach Michael Taylor was smart enough to put the ball in Xavier Arline’s stick with the game on the line. Arline, in turn, was smart enough not to try and force a shot that wasn’t there. That’s how the ball found Anthony Cimino’s stick before ending up in the Mount Sinai goal.
The seeds of the high school girls lacrosse rivalry between Shoreham-Wading River and Mount Sinai were sown earlier this century. It was during SWR’s heyday, when the Wildcats were regularly winning state championships. SWR collected five state Class C titles — from 2007-10 and then again in 2012.
At the time, an envious Mount Sinai was paying close attention. (more…)
Jack Schirtzer didn’t do anything odd, like accidentally walk into the Shoreham-Wading River huddle. Still, it had to feel strange for Schirtzer, now a member of the Mount Sinai boys lacrosse team, to line up against SWR, a team he had played for less than a year ago.
Tonight’s scheduled Suffolk County Division IV football final between No. 2 seed Shoreham-Wading River (9-1) and No. 1 Mount Sinai (10-0) has been rescheduled for Friday at 4 p.m. Section XI said it rescheduled the game as a safety precaution, with a mix of rain and snow forecast for later today. READ