One of the thoughts preceding the opener to the Suffolk County Class C softball finals Monday was that this one could get ugly. That would have been understandable, too, with Southold/Greenport’s first-string pitcher, Ashley Hilary, out with a broken finger on her throwing hand and a sophomore, Liz Jernick, taking her place in the pitching circle. Jernick, however, did a commendable job. READ
On an emotional night for the Southold/Greenport girls soccer team, Grace Syron celebrated the squad’s first Suffolk County title in 30 years in the best way possible.
She scored the first two goals in a 3-0 victory over The Stony Brook School in the Class C championship game at Islip High School Friday night and dedicated the win to her late mother. Kathleen Syron passed away on Sept. 15. READ
The Southold/Greenport high school girls soccer team knows what that’s all about. Southold was facing the real potential of trouble. As if it wasn’t enough that defender Marie Mullen’s playing status Monday was questionable with an ailing ankle, goalkeeper Hayley Brigham was out with a hairline fracture/third-degree sprain of her right wrist. Beyond that, the First Settlers have been banged up with bumps and bruises.