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05/17/17 9:13pm
05/17/2017 9:13 PM

Clutching onto a tenuous one-goal lead, it was time for Riverhead to run out the clock. Literally.

Following a foul by Huntington with 13 seconds left in the game, Riverhead midfielder Kayla Kielbasa had the ball in the pocket of her lacrosse stick while she raced diagonally toward the right side of the field with Huntington players desperately chasing after her.

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05/17/17 2:00pm

It wasn’t long after the playoffs had begun for the Riverhead High School boys lacrosse team when it was all over.

It was a tale of two halves as Riverhead was able to go toe to toe with visiting Northport through two quarters of play. Tied at six goals apiece to begin the second half, Northport shut out Riverhead in the third quarter and allowed just two goals in the fourth to cruise to a 13-8 victory Tuesday in a Suffolk County Class A Tournament outbracket game at the Pulaski Sports Complex in Riverhead.
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05/16/17 6:00am
05/16/2017 6:00 AM

The high school girls lacrosse playoffs are a new ballgame. That’s especially true for Riverhead.

For the first time in the team’s seven-year history, Riverhead will step onto a field for a playoff game Wednesday. As an added plus, it will be on their own field, too.

“It’s huge,” said coach Ashley Schandel.
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05/11/17 5:28pm
05/11/2017 5:28 PM

 

Going back to the days when she was an eighth-grader and even after that, Alex Kozakiewicz recalls lean years for the Riverhead High School girls golf team. “I’ve seen us lose every match and then I’ve seen us lose every match except one and then every match except two,” said the junior.

Now Kozakiewicz can say she has been a part of the first Riverhead golf team — boys or girls — to win a league championship.
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05/09/17 9:07pm
05/09/2017 9:07 PM

Sam Dickerson’s timing couldn’t be better — at the plate and in terms of the season, with the playoffs right around the corner.

Dickerson said he had started the high school baseball season hitting the ball pretty well before falling into a little slump.
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