The competition was never really too far behind until late in the race, but the Shoreham-Wading River High School girls 4×800-meter relay team never trailed.
Alexandra Hays took the lead at the start, handed off to Kaitlyn Ohrtman, who did the same to Payton Capes-Davis, and Katherine Lee brought it home for a new meet record in the Section XI Individual Championships/state qualifier on Saturday at Port Jefferson High School. READ
Katherine Lee doesn’t like running in a crowd. Her preference is to pull ahead of the pack and do her own thing.
So, the Shoreham-Wading River High School sophomore took and held the lead for the first half of the 3,000-meter final in the Section XI Individual Championships/state qualifier on Friday at Port Jefferson High School. At the same time, Lee had company. Bay Shore junior Bridget Kanaley wasn’t far behind.
Former Riverhead track star Jacob Robinson earned his first career conference title with a victory in the 200-meter dash Friday at the Northeast-10 Track and Field Championships. READ
Luke Coulter’s storybook season took one more incredible turn Saturday. READ
Call it a tune-up for next week’s state championships. READ
The track and field Section XI State Qualifier meet originally scheduled for tonight has been postponed until 5 p.m. Wednesday, officials announced. READ
Luke Coulter appeared invincible.
Dubbed by one longtime Riverhead track observer as “Superman Luke,” the Blue Wave senior seemingly pulled of the improbable feat of winning three events at Monday night’s large school county championship meet after racing across the finish line first as the anchor of the 4 x 400-meter relay team. 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