The Riverhead High School girls varsity track team placed fifth at the county championship race on Nov. 3. Pictured, from left, are Shannon O’Brien, Megan Kielbasa, Emma Conroy, Olivia Pizutto, Christina Yakaboski, Linda Pomraniceva and Madison Stromski. Courtesy photo: Riverhead Central School District

The Riverhead High School girls varsity track team completed the season at the Section XI championship with a finish for the record books. Two members of the team earned All-County Honors as well.

The team placed fifth at the championship race on Nov. 3, held at Sunken Meadow State Park which is traditionally a tough run — the athletes need to conquer what’s known as Cardiac Hill as part of the cross-country course.

“This meet represents the best finish in the girls’ track program history in Riverhead,” said coach Justin Cobis.

Competing at the meet were student-athletes Emma Conroy, Megan Kielbasa, Shannon O’Brien, Olivia Pizutto, Linda Pomraniceva, Madison Stromski and Christina Yakaboski. In helping their team reach fifth place, Kielbasa and Yakaboski earned All-County Honors.

Sources: Press release issued by Riverhead Central School District dated Nov. 6, 2017.

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