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.
In its own way, it was a work of art. Among other things, the Mattituck/Greenport/Southold high school girls lacrosse team has shown it can draw.
And that’s no small thing. Draw control is huge. It means possessions, and possessions can translate into goals.
One game shy of the midpoint of its season, it’s not too soon to issue the Mattituck High School girls basketball team’s mid-term grade. How does an “A” sound? READ
A high school boys soccer game is typically 80 minutes long. But it only took 2 minutes, 58 seconds to change everything Wednesday night.
In 2:58, a tight contest between Mattituck and Center Moriches was blown wide open.
The swing of emotions came in an instant.
For the briefest moment, the Mattituck girls soccer team appeared to break through against Center Moriches in overtime of a scoreless game Tuesday afternoon. READ
A tie with archrival Center Moriches felt more like a loss to the Mattituck High School boys soccer team Saturday.
The Tuckers squandered a two-goal, second-half lead en route to a frustrating 3-3 draw in Suffolk County League VII action in Mattituck’s homecoming game. Due to dwindling daylight, only one overtime period was played.