Riverhead fielded one of the youngest high school girls cross-country teams at Friday’s Section XI Championships, with four freshmen among the team’s top seven runners.
But young teams have a way of surprising people, sometimes. This season, for example, Riverhead went 5-1 in Suffolk County League III, defeating Northport for the first time in the program’s history, according to coach Justin Cobis. READ
Keelyn Friberg has been here before. And the year before that and the year before that.
For the fourth consecutive year, the Shoreham-Wading River High School senior, competing as an independent swimmer, qualified for the Section XI Championships. That is a badge of honor for the girl who has been swimming for the Three Village Swim Club since she was a fifth-grader. READ
Run a play, score a touchdown. Run a play, score a touchdown.
It was a familiar script early in Shoreham-Wading River’s playoff opening victory over Hampton Bays Friday night. The Wildcats scored three touchdowns on their first four plays from scrimmage to roll to a 35-7 victory at Thomas Cutinella Memorial Field. READ
The fleet-footed Katherine Lee can cover ground on a cross-country course awfully quickly. On Friday the Shoreham-Wading River High School junior was flying. She ran the five kilometers at Sunken Meadow State Park faster than a Suffolk County girl had ever done before.
The high school football playoffs have arrived, and with them come a familiar opponent for Shoreham-Wading River.
On Friday evening, second-seeded Shoreham (6-2) will face No. 7 Hampton Bays (4-4) — the same team it played this past Friday night in the final regular-season game for both teams — in a Suffolk County Division IV quarterfinal. The only difference is this time Shoreham will play on its home field. READ