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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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05/16/17 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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04/29/17 5:50pm
04/29/2017 5:50 PM

When two high school girls lacrosse teams that have only one loss between them and are among the best in their respective divisions play each other, it’s going to be a good one. Saturday’s non-league showdown between Eastport-South Manor and Shoreham-Wading River did not disappoint.

Both teams’ credentials spoke for themselves. Eastport, the first-place team in Suffolk County Division II, is the defending county Class B champion. Shoreham, which is second in Division III, was a county Class C semifinalist last year with hopes for bigger and better things this year.
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04/10/17 2:04pm
04/10/2017 2:04 PM

A good, competitive high school girls lacrosse game was anticipated. It didn’t start out that way, though.

Riverhead scored on seven of its first eight shots, shooting out to a surprisingly easy 7-0 lead within the opening 8 minutes, 26 seconds. If the Blue Waves thought at that point that Monday’s non-league game was going to be easy for them, they would have been greatly mistaken.
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