Liz Dwyer, captain of Mattituck High School’s girls basketball team, has many of the qualities that make for a good leader. Not only does she lead with her play on the court, but the junior forward has a knack for providing positive direction off the court. READ
A surprise treat awaited Liz Dwyer Thursday night.
The Mattituck junior received a gift from her teammates and coach during the Tuckers’ victory against Southold/Greenport: a jar of 1,000 peanut M&Ms. It was a fitting tribute for the talented scorer who had just surpassed 1,000 career points. READ
An unusual scenario unfolded on the first singles tennis court at Mattituck High School last Wednesday. Liz Dwyer was struggling.
That is indeed an odd sight because it doesn’t happen often.
The greatest season in Mattituck girls basketball history has been in the books since early March. But the accolades keep rolling in. 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.
Early in the Long Island Class B girls basketball final, it was evident that neither team was going to be given a free pass to the Southeast Region final.
It was an intriguing matchup, to be sure: Mattituck speed versus Islip height.
The fact that it had never won a Suffolk County championship before made the occasion all the more sweeter for the Mattituck High School girls basketball team.
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