Bitzer becomes first Riverhead boy to receive athlete of year award twice

06/13/2013 8:00 PM |

BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO | The News-Review Riverhead Athletes of the Year: (from left) Shanice Allen, Matt Crohan and Carolyn Carrera.

2012-13 ATHLETES OF THE YEAR

Riverhead High School senior Ryan Bitzer was the only repeat winner Thursday evening when Times/Review Newsgroup presented its 2012-13 athlete of the year awards to the top female and male athletes from six area high schools.

Bitzer, a three-sport standout in football, basketball and lacrosse who will go on to play lacrosse for Stony Brook University, became the first Riverhead boy to win the award more than once. He was declared a co-winner along with Matt Crohan, a senior pitcher for Riverhead’s baseball team. The night before, Crohan received the Yastrzemski Award, which goes to the top baseball player in Suffolk County.

Co-winners were announced for Riverhead’s female athlete of the year as well, with senior basketball player Shanice Allen and junior Carolyn Carrera (soccer, basketball, lacrosse) sharing that honor.

BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO | Shoreham-Wading River Athletes of the Year Chelsea Hawks and T.J. Fabian.

The Shoreham-Wading River male athletes of the year are also co-winners, seniors T. J. Fabian (wrestling) and Tim Rotanz (basketball, lacrosse).

The three sets of co-winners are the most ever in the 28 years in which the awards have been presented.

Shoreham-Wading River softball pitcher Chelsea Hawks was honored as Shoreham’s female athlete of the year.

The other athletes honored in a ceremony at the media company’s Mattituck offices were: seniors Cassidy Lessard (tennis) and Raymond Ellis (football, basketball, baseball) of Bishop McGann-Mercy, senior Shelby Kostal (volleyball) and junior Austin Hooks (soccer, basketball, baseball) of Greenport, junior Shannon Dwyer (volleyball, basketball, track and field) and senior Chris Baglivi (soccer, wrestling, lacrosse) of Mattituck, and seniors Nicole Busso (basketball, softball) and David O’Day (golf, basketball, tennis) of Southold.

Coaches and athletic directors nominated athletes for the award, and the Times/Review Newsgroup sports department made the final choices.

BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO | McGann-Mercy Athletes of the Year Ray Ellis and Cassidy Lessard.

11 Comment

  • Thanks for giving your ideas here. The other factor is that when a problem arises with a computer motherboard, persons should not go ahead and take risk regarding repairing this themselves because if it is not done right it can lead to permanent damage to the whole laptop. It is usually safe just to approach your dealer of that laptop for the repair of its motherboard. They have technicians who’ve an know-how in dealing with notebook computer motherboard troubles and can have the right prognosis and conduct repairs.

  • Wow! This could be one particular of the most useful blogs We have ever arrive across on this subject. Basically Magnificent. I’m also a specialist in this topic therefore I can understand your hard work.

  • Pingback: Trackback

  • Pingback: Trackback

  • Pingback: Trackback

  • Pingback: Trackback

  • Pingback: Trackback

  • Hey would you mind letting me know which webhost you¡¯re utilizing? I¡¯ve loaded your blog in 3 completely different internet browsers and I must say this blog loads a lot quicker then most. Can you recommend a good hosting provider at a fair price?

  • I am extremely impressed along with your writing expertise as very well as along with the format to your web site. Is always that this a paid subject or did you customize it yourself? Anyways stay up the good substantial quality producing, it is actually rare to see a wonderful weblog like this just one today..

  • Like hell they really don’t.

  • My coder is trying to persuade me to move to .net from PHP. I have always disliked the idea because of the costs. But he’s tryiong none the less. I’ve been using Movable-type on a number of websites for about a year and am concerned about switching to another platform. I have heard great things about blogengine.net. Is there a way I can transfer all my wordpress content into it? Any kind of help would be greatly appreciated!