Shoreham-Wading River High School’s rising star, Blake Wehr, is a rising high jumper who looks to be going places. Heck, he has been to some impressive places already, like Sacramento, Calif., for last month’s USA Track and Field National Junior Olympic Championships. READ
Kian Martelli was hurting — and evidently feeling great at the same time.
The Riverhead High School junior had his share of physical issues. His right knee was bothering him as were both shins. And then there was a hand injury.
“Everything hurts,” he said. READ
When it comes to going vertical, there aren’t many people who can top Rickie Casazza.
Volleyball is a natural for Casazza, who is 5-11, but has high jumped 6-4 in track and field. The other day Casazza checked to see what his vertical leap is. “I measured 36 inches,” he said.
Add his fine hitting technique to the mix, and Casazza brings a fearsome presence to the net for Shoreham-Wading River High School. READ
There’s no shortage of jumping during a volleyball match. So it bodes well for the Shoreham-Wading River boys volleyball team that the core of this year’s squad features players who also compete in track and field. READ