Riverhead Relay Team Shatters Record

Riverhead Relay Team Shatters Record photo
With a record time of 10:07.63, the Riverhead High School girls varsity 4x800 meter relay team crushed a 13-year-old school record and took third place at the Section XI Large School Championship on Feb. 4 at Suffolk County Community College.   

The athletic accomplishment was reached as the sophomore quartet, made up of Emma Conroy, Kristina Deravenire, Megan Kielbasa and Christina Yakabowski, ran 12 seconds faster than the previous school record. 

Conroy, Kielbasa and Yakabowski also beat their personal best records. The relay was a first for Deravenire.

“The Riverhead Athletic Department is extremely proud of these student–athletes,” said Brian Sacks, director of health, physical education and athletics. “Their accomplishment is a testament to their hard work and dedication to the sport.” 

To watch the race, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PgveV5W7V74