PORTERS 16, MARINERS 8
It may seem hard to believe now, seeing the battle scars on Tyshe Williams’ helmet, but it was only a little over a month ago when he was issued shiny new headgear. Now, with some of the gold paint peeled off the front of the helmet, revealing bright yellow underneath, Williams unquestionably has the roughest looking helmet on the Greenport/Southold/Mattituck high school football team.
Nevertheless, the helmet could be considered a source of pride for Williams, who has been petitioning coach Jack Martilotta for a replacement helmet. Those marks on Williams’ helmet are evidence of the violent collisions the senior fullback/middle linebacker has been involved in during the first four games of the season. They also say a lot about how active he has been on the field. (more…)