Riley and Mackenzie Hoeg are sisters, not twins, but it seems as if they have twin telepathy when they’re on the lacrosse field together. Of course, that’s because they have played together virtually continuously for the past 13 years.
Lilly Fogarty’s word for the year in 2018 was “opportunity.” As an eighth-grader last season, the pitcher took her opportunities when she could get them, and even got a little taste of high school varsity softball when she was brought up from Mattituck’s junior varsity team for a couple of games.
Lucas Kosmynka brings a photogenic swing to the tennis court. And he’s not bad behind the camera, either.
It’s hard to say what Kosmynka is better known for at Mattituck High School — as the school’s top tennis player or for his talent with video. One stands a decent chance of finding Kosmynka holding a camera or a tennis racket at a given moment. The senior has done well with both. READ
That was the sentiment expressed by Mattituck/Southold players following their Suffolk County Division II boys lacrosse game in Port Jefferson Thursday. Port Jefferson turned in a stunning performance, coupling outstanding goaltending by freshman Peter Murphy with a game-changing run of eight straight goals for a 12-7 defeat of the Tuckers. READ
The mental game is as much a part of tennis as the physical aspect. Dealing with adversity and overcoming setbacks is all part of it.
When Southold/Greenport’s first doubles team of Cole Brigham and Devin Quinones found themselves in a daunting 5-2 hole in a first-set tiebreaker Wednesday, they responded like the champions they are. READ