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04/24/18 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Running hard up the line, Sarah Lewis beats the throw to first in the Shelter Island junior varsity softball team’s April 20 home game against Hauppauge.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Running hard up the line, Sarah Lewis beats the throw to first in the Shelter Island junior varsity softball team’s April 20 home game against Hauppauge.

Shelter Island School’s junior varsity softball team’s season, nearly three-quarters of the way through, has been one of extremes.

Wins are often by 10 runs or more; the same with losses. But on April 19, a windy, gray, spitting-rain day, Islip and the Islanders battled through several scoreless innings before the bats of the Blue and Gray were able overcome the Buccaneers’ able gloves. (more…)

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05/03/17 4:30pm
HELENE STARZEE PHOTO Shortstop Phoebe Starzee making a nice running catch over her shoulder in the varsity matchup Monday between Shelter Island and Southold/Greenport at Fiske Field.

HELENE STARZEE PHOTO Shortstop Phoebe Starzee making a nice running catch over her shoulder in the varsity matchup Monday between Shelter Island and Southold/Greenport at Fiske Field.

The Shelter Island School varsity softball team is on a roll. As Coach Jackie Brewer predicted, the team is continuing to get better and better as they close in on the end of the season.

On Monday the team hosted Southold/Greenport. With many of their games ending at five innings this year, it was great to see some exciting fielding that allowed the team to go the full game against the Clippers. (more…)

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03/29/17 2:00pm
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Sarah Lewis makes the pitch with Emily Strauss at first in the varsity softball opener Monday against the McGann-Mercy Monarchs.

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Sarah Lewis makes the pitch with Emily Strauss at first in the varsity softball opener Monday against the McGann-Mercy Monarchs.

The rain Monday subsided in time for the Shelter Island varsity softball team’s first home game, a meeting with the Bishop McCann-Mercy Monarchs. The Islanders showed enthusiasm and team work but dropped their home opener. (more…)