Photos: A look back at Riverhead’s thrilling ride to a county title

12/03/2012 12:00 PM |

ROBERT O’ROURK PHOTO | Riverhead junior Jaron Greenidge carries the ball after making a catch in Saturday’s Long Island championship game.

The Riverhead football season came to an end Saturday when the Blue Waves fell 29-16 against Garden City in the Class II Long Island championship at Stony Brook University.

There were plenty of thrilling moments along the way as the Blue Waves captured their sixth county title.

Here’s a look back at the 2012 season beginning with a Week 1 shutout against West Babylon.

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PHOTOS BY ROBERT O’ROURK, GARRET MEADE AND BILL LANDON

Season Results

Week 1: Riverhead 42, West Babylon 0

Week 2: West Islip 16, Riverhead 13

Week 3: Riverhead 42, North Babylon 28

Week 4: Riverhead 42, Hills West 9

Week 5: East Islip 24, Riverhead 14

Week 6: Riverhead 17, Newfield 7

Week 7: Riverhead 23, Smithtown West 16

Week 8: Riverhead 42, Walt Whitman 8

Playoff Quarters: Riverhead 36, Walt Whitman 13

Playoff Semis: Riverhead 30, West Babylon 14

County Finals: Riverhead 52, North Babylon 20

L.I. Finals: Garden City 29, Riverhead 16