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05/24/18 3:20pm
05/24/2018 3:20 PM

Nine Riverhead athletes recently celebrated their college commitments during a ceremony at the high school. The students, pictured above, will all continue playing their sports, ranging from lacrosse to baseball to football, at their college next year. READ

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05/19/18 5:59pm
05/19/2018 5:59 PM

The Riverhead Blue Waves weren’t singing in the rain, but there might have been some dancing going on.

Certainly, there was plenty of smiling and laughing on the Riverhead side as its girls lacrosse team celebrated the first Suffolk County quarterfinal win in the team’s eight-year history Saturday afternoon. Delu Rizzo’s goal off a return pass from Lauren Kenny with 30 seconds left in the second half snapped a tie, giving Riverhead a thrilling 13-12 victory over Middle Country at Nick DeCillis Field in Selden. With that, the fifth-seeded Blue Waves (11-5) move on to the Suffolk Class A semifinals against the Division I champion and No. 1 seed, Northport (17-0), on Wednesday. READ

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05/18/18 9:46pm
05/18/2018 9:46 PM

It may sound funny to hear, but Sarah Sheridan describes herself as a “very nervous person.”

What’s funny about that is she just happens to play the most pressure-packed position in lacrosse: goalkeeper. A goalie needs to be in command of her nerves when the pressure is on. READ

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05/07/18 8:28pm
05/07/2018 8:28 PM

Before Riverhead can fully devote its attention to the high school girls lacrosse playoffs — the second season, if you will — it still has some business to attend to: closing out the first season.

The Blue Waves have won eight of their last nine games, with two regular-season games remaining — a home game against Northport, which started Monday in first place in Suffolk County Division I with 13-0, 11-0 records, and a contest at Commack Friday. READ

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04/27/18 8:29pm
04/27/2018 8:29 PM

The Riverhead High School girls lacrosse team likes to share the wealth. These days, there’s a lot of wealth to share.

Just look at the standings. Entering Friday’s action, Riverhead sat proudly in third place, behind Northport and Ward Melville. Third among 22 Suffolk County Division I teams isn’t too shabby. READ