With Jordan Fonseca hobbled by an ailing ankle, Myles Murray figured he would see a little more playing time than usual Saturday, but he couldn’t have foreseen the impact he would have on the game.
In the alphabet soup that is the Suffolk County boys basketball tournament, Greenport reached the end in the Class BCD final, no small thanks to CM — as in Center Moriches. READ
It was an imperfect end to a perfect league season.
The basketball game itself was anything but a beauty, but from Mattituck’s standpoint, the sparkling 14-0 league record it was left with when it was all over is a work of art. READ
After Center Moriches put up triple-digit points against Mattituck Wednesday night, Tuckers coach Paul Ellwood essentially told his players to forget about it like it never happened. Sometimes that’s the best way to approach a 58-point defeat. READ
Mattituck senior midfielder-striker Axel Rodriguez has been on both sides of 6-0 results in the boys soccer postseason during his high school career. This one definitely left a sour taste in his mouth.
As she walked toward the north end of the Mattituck High School soccer field to take a vital penalty kick Wednesday, Halle Foster was a bundle of nerves.
No pain, no gain.
The Southold/Greenport high school girls soccer team knows what that’s all about. Southold was facing the real potential of trouble. As if it wasn’t enough that defender Marie Mullen’s playing status Monday was questionable with an ailing ankle, goalkeeper Hayley Brigham was out with a hairline fracture/third-degree sprain of her right wrist. Beyond that, the First Settlers have been banged up with bumps and bruises.
The Mattituck baseball team hadn’t lost consecutive games all season, let alone back-to-back days. And they had lost only twice against a pitcher not named Liam Pulsipher dating back to mid-April. READ
When the opposing starting pitcher is the son of a former Major League Baseball player, there’s a good chance it could be a long afternoon for the batters. Or quick, that is. READ
A pitcher’s duel. When high school baseball teams send two top pitchers like this to the mound, it’s bound to happen.
Brendan Kent loves them.
Beginnings can be misleading.
That surely was the case with Wednesday’s high school boys lacrosse game at Mattituck High School. Center Moriches scored on its first two shots and held a 2-0 lead 2 minutes, 30 seconds into the Suffolk County Division II game.