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Of the 45 teams in Suffolk, only 16 are still playing today. Yeah…it’s the playoffs, and it’s going to be a dogfight all the way up to Cortland. But enough about that stuff. We’re kicking off this Girls Who Run This World with a hat-tip to all the girls who busted their butts all season but don't get to play another day. And who better to start with than… Courtney Murphy, Floyd – The girl deserves...Read more »
Bayport-Blue Point (22-0) entered Friday's Class A winners bracket semifinal against No. 4 Miller Place having allowed only seven runs in its last eight games.
This time, it was their bats and some timely relief pitching that did the work in a 12-7 win.
Mike Alliegro capped a four-run fourth inning with an RBI single for BBP that put them in front 9-2, a seemingly insurmountable deficit...Read more »
Four teams in Class AA and A will have the opportunity to advance in the winners’ bracket of their respective classes. On the flip side, seasons will be on the line as six elimination games will be played across both classifications. Class B and C also begin their tournaments.
Four teams have advanced undefeated through the first two rounds of Suffolk’s double elimination tournament...Read more »
As the Suffolk playoffs begin today we take a look back at the best performances from the final week of the regular season. With playoff berths and League titles on the line it was this group of players who came up with big games.
Chris Cepeda, Ward Melville
Cepeda helped lead Ward Melville to a three-game sweep that clinched the League I title for the Patriots. Cepeda picked up a complete-game...Read more »
Class A Friday, May 17 No. 9 Lindenhurst at No. 8 Middle Country, 2 p.m. Winner moves on to play No. 1 Bay Shore No. 12 Whitman at No. 5 West Babylon, 3 p.m. Winner moves on to play No. 4 East Islip No. 11 Sachem East at No. 6 Half Hollow Hills, 4 p.m. Winner moves on the play No. 3 Ward Melville No. 10 Hauppauge at No. 7 Northport, 4 p.m. Winner moves on to play No. 2 West Islip Quarterfinals are...Read more »
<plays Vitamin C's “Graduation.”> There. Did that set the mood for you? There’s only one week (and like, a handful of games) left in the regular season, and the close of this school year is coming up FAST. That also means there’s only a few editions of Girls Who Run This World left. If you think I’ve forgotten any great performances, email me. I tried to spread the love a little this week,...Read more »
It's no secret that Allison and John Pfeffer, the married brain trust behind Bay Shore lacrosse, have ong been considered trailblazers in the sport, but Thursday, their status as Long Island icons received just the tiniest boost.
The duo, piloting a team that is now 13-1 and a favorite in Suffolk Division I, won their 300th game in a 19-4 win over Floyd Thursday. Let's hear what they have...Read more »
Welcome to the second installment of Player Profiles, where we at Team Glax shamelessly rip-off Mike Gavin’s Around the Diamond blog posts to bring you the stories behind the players. Today’s interview comes courtesy of Sam Croston, Mt. Sinai’s JV goalie who played in her first varsity game just last week against Kings Park. She’s fun, y’all, and the undefeated Mustangs are no joke this year....Read more »
Conference titles and playoff spots are still up for grabs in Suffolk. Here are some of the best performances in the County in the second to last series of the season. The list is full of the usual suspects and a few players who have flown under the radar this season.
Casey Baker, Connetquot
Baker hit two home runs in a 6-4 League II win over Lindenhurst on April 30 and pitched a complete...Read more »
Let’s start things off right: Shoutout to Sayville’s Liz Koehler and Gina Palumbo, seniors who scored their first goals of the year on senior day. Way to be clutch (and make it memorable). Now, off to the races… Vanessa Costantino, West Islip – I wanna stick that extra ‘n’ in her last name every time. Ms. Costantino scored the winner with eight seconds left in the first OT in the Lions game win...Read more »