BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | The Shelter Island School boys varsity basketball team.
The Shelter Island School boys varsity basketball team traveled to Stony Brook on Friday evening, January 22 to match up against the Bears who were undefeated in League VIII play with a perfect 7-0 record.
The Indians played with hustle and heart against the powerhouse team, keeping the game close through three quarters. But the Islanders were ultimately defeated by a score of 65-52, ending their three-game winning streak. (more…)
BEVELEA WALZ PHOTO | The Shelter Island School boys varsity basketball team.
The Indians travelled to Port Jefferson Saturday, January 16, for a League VIII doubleheader, and both the junior varsity and varsity boys teams posted wins.
For the J.V. team, it was their first win of the year. Coach Ian Kanarvogel said, “The entire team showed an immense amount of growth. We finally got over the hump, coming out on top of a close game. Every player is getting better and that’s the goal of the JV program.” (more…)
DANIEL DE MATO PHOTO| Tristan Wissemann goes up for two in a game against Greenport earlier this season.
A rare and momentous achievement in the sports history of Shelter Island played out on the East Rockaway High School basketball court Saturday.
Senior varsity player — and co-captain — Tristan Wisseman went into the game against the Rocks needing just 3 points to reach the 1,000 mark for his career. (more…)
DANIEL DE MATO PHOTO | Semaj Lawrence working in the paint against a Greenport defender in last week’s road victory over the Porters.
Shelter Island School boys varsity basketball Coach Jay Card Jr. and junior varsity Coach Ian Kanarvogel are aiming for the same thing, they said this week.
Their objective is to improve both individual and team skill levels. And after five weeks on the court, both coaches feel their teams are heading in the right direction. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | The boys varsity basketball team at practice this week. All-League and All- Conference Senior Tristan Wissemann works in the paint.
The Shelter Island boys varsity basketball team has had a slow start to the season, dropping its first two games.
Tuesday evening the team travelled to Center Moriches and were soundly defeated by the Red Devils, 82-52.
Shelter Island was up against a talented, physical team with an aggressive full-court press that eventually wore down them down. (more…)