Paul Koretzki isn’t afraid to make a bold statement about the long-distance runners on his Shoreham-Wading River High School girls track and field team. Without hesitation, the coach called the five runners in question “the greatest distance team in the history of Suffolk County, maybe in the state of New York.”
A bold comment like that requires bold supporting evidence. Here it is: two national champion relay teams and five All-Americans — junior Katherine Lee and seniors Payton Capes-Davis, Amanda Dwyer, Aly Hayes and Maria Smith.
One day after earning the Carl Yastrzemski Award as the top baseball player in Suffolk County, Shoreham-Wading River’s Brian Morrell was drafted in the Major League Baseball draft by the Philadelphia Phillies. READ
Shoreham-Wading River senior Brian Morrell, who led the Wildcats to the Class A county championship in May, became only the second player to ever win the coveted Carl Yastrzemski Award more than once. READ
In nearly any other year, Katherine Lee would have stood atop the podium as a double state champion. READ
Four Shoreham-Wading River athletes were honored Thursday for their college commitments. READ
A record-breaking season for the Shoreham-Wading River baseball team came to an end Saturday in the Class A Long Island championship. READ
Katherine Lee’s face lit up in glee.
It was at once a familiar sight, and an unusual one at the same time.
Tim Rotanz of Wading River scored three goals to help Maryland win its first NCAA men’s lacrosse championship since 1975 Monday with a 9-6 defeat of Ohio State at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. The junior attack was named to the all-tournament team. READ