A line is drawn in the sand, separating winning football teams from losing ones. That line is the offensive line.
It’s the offensive line that largely determines whether a team will be able to move the ball consistently and put points on the scoreboard. Riverhead received a reminder of that last season, working with a new, raw and young offensive line that took its lumps, starting some freshmen. Typically, seniors and juniors have a physical advantage over freshmen.
“To be real, we did terrible,” sophomore tight end Deontae Sykes said. “We could have done better. It’s just the guys weren’t strong enough.” READ