Sports Briefs: Two Riverhead football players named all-stars

DANIEL DE MATO/ROBERT O’ROURK PHOTOS | Riverhead seniors Jeff Pittmann (left) and Nick Ross will represent Long Island in Tuesday’s Empire Challenge at Hofstra University.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Riverheaders playing for L.I. Two Riverhead seniors, wide receiver Jeff Pittman and defensive end Nick Ross, will play for the Long Island team in the Empire Challenge all-star game against New York City on Tuesday night at Hofstra University’s James M. Shuart Stadium. Riverhead coach Leif Shay is one of the Long Island coaches. The kickoff time is 7:30 p.m. Long Island has won the game the last two years.

RUNNING: Shelter Island race on Saturday The 34th annual Shelter Island 10K Run is scheduled to start on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. in front of Shelter Island High School. Simon Ndirangu of Kenya set a course record last year with a time of 28 minutes 37 seconds. He snapped three seconds off the previous mark that Alena Reta of Ethiopia set in 2010 when he won the race for the second time in four years. A Moroccan, Malika Mejdoub, won the women’s race in 34:28.

GIRLS GYMNASTICS: Team holding fund-raiser Members of the GymNation gymnastics competition team will hold a car wash fund-raiser on Sunday to raise money to help cover coaching costs and entry fees for the USAIGC World Gymnastics Championships in California at the end of the month. The car wash at the Cutchogue Fire Department will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. A bake sale and a 50/50 raffle are also planned.

SOCCER: Summer program North Fork United Soccer Club will host a summer soccer program for children ages 4 to 11 on evenings from July 8 to Aug. 8 at the Cutchogue East Elementary School. E-mail [email protected] or call Lisa Fox at (631) 834-1685 for registration information.