Despite a shortened week due to the holiday, there's still plenty of action on the local sports scene. Here's a rundown of Patch picks for home games and nearby contests to check out this week.
1. Watch the take on Patchogue-Medford on Monday at 4:15 p.m.
2. The Ward Melville girls' volleyball team plays Lindenhurst in a rematch of the on Monday at 4:30 p.m.
3. Check out the Ward Melville field hockey team as it takes on Shoreham-Wading River on Monday at 4:15 p.m.
4. On Tuesday, watch the Ward Melville boys' volleyball team take on Half Hollow Hills at 6 p.m.
5. On Wednesday, head to the Heatherwood Golf Course in South Setauket to cheer (quietly) for the Ward Melville boys' golf team as it takes on Rocky Point.
6. Port Jefferson visits The Stony Brook School on Wednesday for a 3:30 p.m. boys' soccer game.
7. Babylon visits The Stony Brook School on Wednesday for a 3:30 p.m. girls' soccer game.
8. Watch the Stony Brook University women's soccer team take on UMBC at 7 p.m. on Thursday.
9. Catch the Stony Brook University women's volleyball team in action against Albany on Friday at 7 p.m.
10. Head to nearby Port Jefferson High School to watch cross-town rivals Stony Brook School and Port Jefferson play each other in football at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday.