Members of the Shoreham-Wading River High School girls cross-country team looked at each other and smiled knowingly when they were asked if they had heard much about the school’s 1986 state champion team. Oh yes, they have, from coach Paul Koretzki himself.
“Mr. K will not stop talking about it,” said junior Katherine Lee.
The most accomplished runner in Shoreham-Wading River history added to her legacy Saturday morning. READ
Katherine Lee has not been feeling well lately. She has been battling cold symptoms. A stuffy nose, headaches, a sore throat.
Think that was going to slow down the Shoreham-Wading River High School junior in the Section XI Division Championships on Tuesday? Think again.
The Shoreham-Wading River High School girls cross-country coach, Paul Koretzki, has seen Katherine Lee do some amazing things, but what Lee did on Saturday may have topped the cake.
Lee, a junior, has quite a running résumé. She was a state champion as a freshman and fourth as a sophomore. The last two years she was selected as Suffolk County’s most outstanding runner. READ
It may have seemed like an odd sight.
At the start of the 3,000-meter race, the first event of Sunday’s small school county championship, one runner was noticeably missing from the field. READ
Four runners on Shoreham-Wading River’s county champion girls cross country team received all-state honors. READ
Katherine Lee had a plan for the girls championship race in the Section XI Division Cross-Country Championships on Tuesday: Take the lead early and stay there.
The annual trip to Brown University in Providence, R.I., always includes an added bonus for the Shoreham-Wading River girls cross country team: a trip to the mall. READ