What started as a stopgap measure turned into a championship.
It was a little before the halfway point of the high school boys tennis season when it was determined that it was time for a change. Southold/Greenport’s first doubles team of Mario Contreras and Devin Quinones, who had reached the Suffolk County Division IV quarterfinals last year, weren’t working well together. READ
After reaching the high school softball playoffs last season for the first time in 20 years, Southold/Greenport is headed back again.
The First Settlers clinched a postseason berth Thursday with a 13-2 Senior Day victory over Pierson/Bridgehampton at Greenport High School. READ
These identical twins with identical win-loss records don’t have identical playing styles, but they believe their tennis games are fairly similar.
Jacob and Xavier Kahn, Greenport’s only representatives on the Southold/Greenport boys team, make a good match for each other. Although Xavier has played first singles for most of the season, Jacob defeated his brother in a recent challenge match to take the No. 1 position away from him. READ
Now here’s an interesting item from the What a Difference a Week Makes Department:
A week ago, on Friday, April 6, Bishop McGann-Mercy was soundly beaten by Babylon, 13-1, in a softball game that was limited to five innings by the mercy rule. (more…)
Relief didn’t come to Alexis Burns and the rest of the Mattituck softball players until the final out was recorded. Only then could the Tuckers breathe a sigh of relief. They had dodged a bullet. READ
After snapping a 20-year playoff drought and reaching a Long Island final for the first time in 30 years, what does the Southold/Greenport high school softball team do for an encore?
A repeat performance would be nice. READ
Southold/Greenport has a good portion of its high school boys tennis team back, although the degree of difficulty could be a bit tougher this season. READ
It was almost as if the five Southold/Greenport seniors didn’t want the final home basketball game of their high school careers to come to an end. For a while there, it seemed as if it never would. READ
Declining enrollment in North Fork schools may force two girls soccer programs to combine into one. READ
Bishop McGann-Mercy has two Santacroces on its girls basketball team that opposing teams have to worry about: Melina and her younger sister, Gianna.
On Wednesday night it was Melina who caused the bulk of the damage against Southold/Greenport. The senior forward struck for a career-high 31 points as the Monarchs sunk Southold, 49-26, in a Suffolk County League VII game at Greenport High School. READ