The Indians held no celebration after the game Tuesday. Instead, they were all business, briefly posing for a picture before turning their attentions to Saturday’s regional final. (Credit: Grant Parpan).
Up two flights of stairs in an arena that seats more than 4,300, there was the Shelter Island boys basketball team Tuesday, huddled up outside its locker room.
A team with just nine players in uniform, from a school that had never before won a Suffolk County Championship, the realization was just setting in for the Indians that they are now one win away from the New York State Public High School Athletic Association’s biggest stage.
“We’re 32 minutes from Glens Falls,” shouted assistant coach Jim Colligan. “Thirty-two minutes.”
The bus ride to get to the game in White Plains was longer than any before. The Westchester County Center was a larger venue than they’d seen in the past. And yet the Indians came out as strong as ever, posting a 63-35 blowout win over Section I champion Clark Academy of Dobbs Ferry, New York, in the Class D regional semifinals. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ FILE PHOTO | Nathan Mundy going strong to the hoop.
The Shelter Island boys basketball team looks to extend its dream season today when it travels to Westchester for a Class D regional semifinal matchup with Section I champion Clark Academy of Dobbs Ferry. (more…)
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JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO | The 2014 Shelter Island varsity boys basketball team.
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GARRET MEADE PHOTO | Riley Willumsen taking a Stony Brook School defender off the dribble in Shelter Island’s Wednesday afternoon loss.
The Shelter Island boys varsity basketball team lost to the Stony Brook School in a Wednesday afternoon contest 71-47. (more…)