Mattituck/Southold/Greenport has come a remarkably long way since the start of the high school girls soccer season. From an 0-6 start, the first-year consolidated team from the Mattituck and Southold/Greenport programs is now a county champion.
MSG’s first title of any kind did not come easily Monday in the Suffolk County Class B final. The North Forkers overcame a two-goal deficit, scored an equalizer with 32 seconds left in the second half and battled Babylon for 110 minutes of soccer that ended with the score tied, 3-3, before prevailing in an extended penalty-kick tiebreaker, 5-4. READ
In soccer, it’s not always how you start, but how you finish.
And the Mattituck/Southold/Greenport high school girls soccer team is in the midst of finishing the season quite nicely, thanks to some nice finishing. (more…)
If you are a soccer goal scorer, there is a good chance you will be fouled, tripped, knocked down, kicked or physically manhandled by the opposition. Like it or not, it comes with the territory. READ
In the midst of chasing Suffolk County League VII leader Babylon, both the Southold/Greenport and Mattituck girls soccer teams shared a more immediate concern on Tuesday: each other.
No pain, no gain.
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.