Going into its Sept. 9 season opener, it will have been 1,029 days since Shoreham-Wading River lost a football game.

Behind blue-chip prospect Ethan Wiederkehr, a trusted quarterback in Kevin Cutinella and a dependable running back in Chris Gray, it may be some time before any team knocks off the Suffolk IV preseason No. 1 seed. Center Moriches will be the first to try.

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Wiederkehr, who is headed to Northwestern, is the glue to the Wildcats offensive and defensive fronts. SWR has won 24 games in a row, including two Long Island Championships

Miller Place, which has made four straight appearance in the Suffolk III semifinals, drops into Division IV and becomes an instant threat as the No. 2 seed. Joe Filippetti and Shane White are multiyear starters at linebacker and will anchor the defense. Tyler Ammirato is a dynamic halfback who ran for 570 yards and nine touchdowns in 2015.

Third-seed Babylon is looking to return to its days atop the division. Senior Jason Carlock is an athlete who will be deployed as a receiver and a linebacker. Quarterback Scott Sasso enters the season has experience and is a dual threat.

No. 4-seed Glenn has lost only four games the last two seasons, but all have been to Shoreham-Wading River. Quarterback Kyle Tiernan leads an offense looking to spread the ball around, and 6-foot-5 Damien Caffrey looks to be a nightmare for opposing defensive backs to cover and for offensive lineman to block.

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Mount Sinai made it to the Division IV semifinals last season, and returns dynamic halfback Michael Carneiro and an experienced quarterback in Jason Shlonsky.