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
Going from hunter to hunted is a big change. Connor Pearce likes it.
That metamorphosis in Pearce’s wrestling career took place last season when the Shoreham-Wading River High School wrestler won the Suffolk County Division II championship at 113 pounds and went on to compete in his first state tournament. It was an experience to remember. READ
Matt Cook firmly believes better days are ahead for the Shoreham-Wading River High School boys basketball team in the next couple of years. It’s just that he will not be around to see them.
Does that bother the SWR captain, one of only two seniors on the young team?
“I try not to think about that yet,” he said. READ
Malachi Boisseau doesn’t waste time. When the whistle blows to start a wrestling match, he goes right to work, bringing energy and a sense of extreme urgency. He wants to end the match in the first period, and for good reason.
“His biggest strength is the first period,” Mattituck/Greenport/Southold coach Cory Dolson said. “His biggest weakness is the third period.” READ
Sometimes the ball just will not go in the darn basket.
That’s how it is with basketball sometimes. It can be an exasperating thing, as evidenced by the anguished look on the face of Shoreham-Wading River’s Tom Bell. Bell shuddered with frustration after his team’s difficult 32-27 loss at home to Sayville on Saturday morning. READ
Shoreham-Wading River celebrates their victory over Mount Sinai for the Suffolk County Division IV Football Championship. (Credit: Daniel De Mato)
Shoreham-Wading River hit the high school football playoffs running. Literally.
As the second seed in the Division IV playoffs, the Wildcats opened the postseason by tallying 481 yards in a rout of No. 7 Port Jefferson, 60-14. READ
It would be safe to say that the Shoreham-Wading River High School girls soccer team had its fill of Islip in 2018. Both games the Wildcats played against Islip ended in 1-0 wins for the Buccaneers. READ
The Katherine Lee era is over.
Lee graduated from Shoreham-Wading River High School as not only the greatest runner in school history, but also one of the greatest Suffolk County has ever seen. READ