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.
Mackenzie Daly had to have mixed emotions. The Mattituck High School girls basketball team had reached the Southeast Region Class B final for a second year in a row and Daly was there. The thing was, she was sitting on the bench in street clothes with a clipboard in her hand, keeping statistics, not playing, which she would have preferred. READ
Not all losses are equal. Some are more or less painful than others. This one could be filed in the “less painful” category for the Mattituck High School girls basketball team.
Not that losses don’t hurt and any athlete with an ounce of competitiveness doesn’t mind losing, but sometimes the other team is just plain better, no ifs, ands or buts about it. That understanding can make a loss a little easier to digest.
It was going to take a good high school girls basketball team to end Mattituck’s season. Perhaps a team like Mattituck, only better.
That team was Irvington.
It was difficult to ascertain what was more impressive in Mattituck/Greenport/Southold’s 9-7 girls lacrosse victory over Westhampton Beach on Thursday morning. READ
First Marlboro shot the lights out. Then the lights went out on the greatest high school girls basketball season Mattituck has ever enjoyed.
Where is the respect?
That is what the Mattituck High School girls basketball team must have been wondering when the latest New York State Sportswriters Association ranking of the top 25 Class B teams in the state came out and the Tuckers were nowhere to be found on the list.
To call her “Big Mac” would be too much, but at the same time, Mackenzie Daly is surely not “Little Mac” any more. READ
The Mattituck Tuckers have dug their spoon deeper into the alphabet soup known as the Suffolk County high school girls basketball tournament, and they like the taste of those ABCs.
Jane DiGregorio is a bubbly, happy person. It shows with her ever-present smile — even while playing in a basketball game.
DiGregorio can be seen wearing a grin on her face during the heat of a game. She can be making a layup, snapping a pass or playing pressure defense, grinning the whole time. READ