Recep Kocan celebrates catching a touchdown pass with a teammate. Photo: Courtney Blasl.

It was a big day for the Riverhead Blue Waves. 

The stands were packed at Coach Mike McKillop Memorial Field for Riverhead’s homecoming, where they put on a show for the crowd to defeat the Deer Park Falcons 41-0. 

Riverhead (2-2) took control early with a touchdown carried in by Albert Daniels and were unstoppable from there. A strong defense kept Deer Park (0-4) from getting on the board, while the Waves scored touchdown after touchdown with quarterback Christian Pace. 

The Waves play travel to Bellport next Saturday for game five. 

RiverheadLOCAL photos by Courtney Blasl.

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Courtney is a photographer, videographer, web designer and writer. She is a lifelong Riverhead resident.