Dwyer, Carrera repeat as Times/Review athletes of year

The Suffolk Times Athletes of the Year for 2013-14 are: (from left) Mattituck's Shannon Dwyer, Gene Allen, Greenport's
The Suffolk Times Athletes of the Year for 2013-14 are: (from left) Mattituck’s Shannon Dwyer and Gene Allen, Greenport’s Brandi Gonzalez and Christian Angelson and Southold’s Cari Gehring and Gary Prieto. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)

Mattituck High School senior Shannon Dwyer and Riverhead High School senior Carolyn Carrera were repeat winners when Times/Review Newsgroup presented its athlete of the year awards for the 30th consecutive year on Thursday evening.

Both are three-sport athletes. Dwyer played volleyball, basketball and competed in track and field. Carrera’s sports were soccer, basketball and lacrosse. This is the second year in a row of winning the award for both of them. Carrera was a co-winner last year with Shanice Allen.

The other 2013-14 winners were:

• Riverhead High School’s Ryan Hubbard (football, lacrosse)

• Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School’s Meg Tuthill (cross country, winter track, track and field) and Luis Cintron (football, winter track, track and field)

• Shoreham-Wading River High School’s Aimee Manfredo (tennis) and Ryan Udvadia (cross country, winter track, track and field)

• Greenport High School’s Brandi Gonzalez (field hockey) and Christian Angelson (football, wrestling, baseball)

• Mattituck High School’s Gene Allen (football, basketball)

• Southold High School’s Cari Gehring (tennis, basketball) and Gary Prieto (sailing, tennis).

Seniors dominated the awards. The only non-senior to win is Tuthill, a sophomore.

The top female and male athletes from six area high schools were honored at Times/Review Newsgroup headquarters in Mattituck where they were presented with plaques.

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