On this day 36 years ago, the boys’ track team tied for the League VIII title with a 116-26 win over Greenport/Southold.
The Shrikes fell to La Salle in the opening meet of the year, 72-78, but closed the season with six straight victories to finish in a three-way tie for the championship with La Salle and Hampton Bays at 6-1.
Richard Alioth (400 hurdles), Andy Hoffman (3,200), Pierre Lawrence (100 & 200), Ward Regan (110 hurdles), Paul Sanford (400 hurdles), John Shannon (3200), and Richard Wittman (800) all placed in the Conference Championship and were consistent scorers for the Blue & White.
The league title was the third in a row for a team that went on to win eight league crowns in the 1980s.
|Apr. 14||La Salle||L 72-78|
|Apr. 22||Mercy||W 117-19|
|Apr. 28||@ Mattituck||W 80-70|
|May 3||@ East Hampton||W 84-62|
|May 5||Hampton Bays||W 82-68|
|May 10||@ Center Moriches||W 119-30|
|May 12||Greenport/Southold||W 116-26|