Photo: Peter Blasl

Centereach handed Riverhead a bruising 41-0 loss on the Blue Waves’ home field Saturday afternoon.

The Waves were plagued by numerous turnovers and a defense that couldn’t stop the Cougars’ running game, which produced five touchdowns and a total of 368 yards on the ground.

With the loss, Riverhead fell to 2-4 in Division II. 

The loss came on a day dedicated to former Blue Waves standout Dashan Briggs (’07) who perished in a military helicopter accident in Iraq on March 15. The team retired Briggs’ uniform number 22 in a pregame ceremony on the field. 

RiverheadLOCAL photos by Peter Blasl 

 

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Peter Blasl
Peter Blasl is an award-winning photographer and newshound who chases breaking news when he's not busy selling ads for the LOCAL websites. He’s a lifelong Riverhead resident, nature-lover and avid fisherman Email Peter