Tales of that “one bad inning” are well known. This, however, was one horrific inning that defied the odds and stunned the participants.
Two pitches into its Suffolk County Class A baseball playoff game Sunday, Shoreham-Wading River was already ahead, 2-0, at Rocky Point High School. The Wildcats went on to later take a 5-0 lead and looked firmly in control.
In the end, the Shoreham-Wading River High School girls lacrosse team left little doubt that it could get the job done and show that it’s a playoff player. Here’s a testament to the power of determination and razor-sharp focus.
In their first 21 innings of playoff action, the Shoreham-Wading River baseball team allowed just one run. The Wildcats, the No. 1 seed in the Class A playoffs, won all three of those games to advance into the best-of-three county finals for a second consecutive year. READ
With no Ryan Mullahey, there was no win for Shoreham-Wading River in Game 1 of the Suffolk County Class A baseball finals.
Well, the connection wasn’t that clear-cut, but it surely didn’t help Shoreham not to have Mullahey available for Monday’s Memorial Day matinee against visiting Rocky Point. Had Mullahey, the team’s No. 2 pitcher, not been ejected in Shoreham’s previous game and been forced to serve an automatic one-game suspension, he would have been on the mound Monday. Instead, both sides went with their No. 3 arms — Rocky Point’s Ryan Maciaszek and Shoreham’s Aidan Crowley. READ
Shoreham-Wading River joined the ranks of high school softball teams that have a mark against them in the “L” column Saturday. The Wildcats had difficulty handling pitcher Karissa Lawrence and not even a late home run by Melissa Marchese was enough to prevent a seven-game win streak from coming to an end with a 5-2 defeat at Rocky Point High School. READ