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George Faella

George is a freelance photographer who covers sports for SoutholdLOCAL and RiverheadLOCAL. He lives in Riverhead.Email George

Riverhead falls to Bay Shore 4-3

After being shut out through four, Riverhead came back with three runs in the bottom of the fifth, but it wasn't enough.

Mercy falls to Hauppauge in home opener

The game was tied at 5 in the sixth inning but Hauppauge broke it open with seven runs in the top of the seventh. Mercy answered with three in the bottom of the inning, but Hauppauge held on for a 12-8 win.

Waves fall to Mattituck/Southold, 10-7

It was a hard-fought game on a chilly first day of spring in Riverhead yesterday. Despite a late surge, the Waves came up short.

Mercy falls to East Rockaway in Long Island Class ‘C’ Championship, 48-42

It was a tough battle for the Long Island Class 'C' crown yesterday, but East Rockaway came out on top. Melina Santacroce led the Monarchs with 24 points. Photos by George Faella

Riverhead H.S. honors varsity athletes

Riverhead High School held its Winter Varsity Awards for 2018 today at the high school.

Mattituck defeats McGann-Mercy to win Suffolk small school crown

Mattituck defeated McGann-Mercy 58-52 to win the Suffolk “B-C” Small School Championship today at Centereach High School.

Brentwood blows past Riverhead in Suffolk AA quarterfinal, 56-37

Riverhead had a six-point lead at the end of the first half, but collapsed in the second, scoring only seven more points in the last two quarters of the game.

McGann-Mercy wins Suffolk Class C title

McGann Mercy defeated Stony Brook School 51-28 to win the Class”C” Championship at Suffolk County Community College in Selden this afternoon.

Shoreham-Wading River falls to Kings Park in first round of Class A playoffs

The Shoreham-Wading River Wildcats came up short against Kings Park yesterday and were eliminated in the first round of the Class A girls basketball playoffs. Photos by George Faella

Blue Waves advance in first round of playoffs, defeating North Babylon 57-53

Faith Johnson-DaSilva and Kim Ligon led the Riverhead Blue Waves in a fourth quarter rally to defeat North Babylon 57-53 in the first round of Suffolk’s AA girls basketball playoffs.