|Nickname||Ziley, Rilane, Stark.|
|Intimacy Level||Boyfriend and Boyfriend|
|Started Dating|| In Your Eyes (1st Relationship)|
Still Fighting It (2) (2nd Relationship)
|Dating Status||Implied to be together|
In the episode, In Your Eyes, Riley meets openly gay Zane Park. Zane asks Riley to hang out at The Dot, but Riley's anxiety gets the best of him and he asks if they can go somewhere else. They then sneak into an abandoned construction site. Zane then questions Riley about why they couldn't just go to The Dot. When Zane invites Riley to a LGBT mixer, Riley declines because he thinks he is not ready for that. Later, he ends up going anyway, but feels extreme anxiety about actually going inside. Later when dancing with Zane, Riley finally begins to relax. When Zane gets into a taxi to leave, Riley pulls him out and they kiss, thus starting their relationship.
In 99 Problems (1), Riley and Zane are working out together to get into shape for football and soccer season. Riley tells Zane that during football season they have to keep their distance, which Zane is unhappy about. Later, Riley is in the hall signing up for football when he meets Drew. Zane comes over and signs up saying, "The team needs a kicker and i gotta show that gay guys can play sports". Drew is surprised at Zane's openness about his sexuality. Later, some of the football players start making fun of Zane in which he stands up for himself. Drew then says to Riley, "It won't be good when we play against other teams and they find out our kicker kisses dudes". Riley and Zane start talking about their relationship in the gym and Drew overhears. The football team then has a BBQ, and Drew tells Riley to bring a date. Riley shows up with Marisol. Drew then makes a gay joke to Riley and he gets angry. Riley and Zane start talking and they get into a fight. Zane breaks up with Riley and tells him that he doesn't even want to be friends.
In Tears Dry On Their Own (2), Anya and Riley are doing school work. Anya then calls Zane over and tells him Riley needs help with his work. With Anya's help Riley and Zane are on speaking terms again.
In Still Fighting It (1), Riley attempts to fit in with the guys on the football team by joking around and telling gay jokes. This upsets Zane. Anya tells Riley to go to the LGBT Homophobia and Bullying meeting so he can better understand how Zane feels. After the meeting he admits he is a homophobe and Zane comforts him. The next day, Riley tells Zane that he is done joking around about gays. Anya tells him to make the football team understand the effects of gay bashing. Riley then makes all of the team's white shirts pink. The idea works on everyone but Owen. Later, Riley and Zane are walking down the hall together and see that Owen has written the word "Homo" on Riley's locker.
In Still Fighting It (2), Riley risks his relationship with Zane when he reacts to Owen's homophobic comments in a violent way. He tries to defend Zane from bullies like Owen, but when he finds offensive words written on a school bus he gets angry and punches Owen. This backfires because later Owen attacks Zane and throws him into a dumpster. Zane is very angry at Riley and leaves. Later, Zane is being auctioned off at a Bachelor Auction and Riley bids $50 and wins the date. Zane gives Riley another chance and they both decide that it is better to keep their relationship secret for now.
In Purple Pills (1), Riley is ready to make his relationship with Zane official, but he's afraid that revealing his homosexuality might ruin their chances for the football game later that afternoon. Later, Riley nominates Zane and himself for King and King for the upcoming school dance, unaware that the nominee's are posted online. When the football team confronts Riley he comes out of the closet.
In Purple Pills (2), Riley is being scouted by colleges. He tells the scout about his sexuality, but the scout is still eager to accept Riley onto the team. Zane is extremely happy for him. Later, Riley kisses Zane for the first time in public.
In The Way We Get By (1), Zane invites Riley to go to an art gallery with him. Riley refuses because he thinks it will suck. Zane becomes angry with Riley saying that they never do anything he wants to do. Riley then goes to Anya for help. She tells him that doing things you don't want to do is what being a good boyfriend is all about. Riley then decides to go to the art show. When Riley arrives, he sees Zane talking to another guy. Riley then tries to act like he loves art. He makes a fool of himself so he leaves. Later at home, his mother tells him he has a visitor. Riley thinks it Anya but is surprised that it's Zane. Zane tells him he doesn't have to pretend to like something just because he does. Riley then tells him that he can't believe how lucky he is and kisses Zane. They begin to make out and Riley's mom walks in on them. She appears shocked but says nothing and leaves the room. Riley begins to panic and Zane apologizes. Riley tells him that he will deal with it on his on and Zane leaves.
In The Way We Get By (2), Riley tries to talk to his mom about walking in on him and Zane, but she pretends nothing happened. Zane tells him it may take time.
In Dirt Off Your Shoulder (1), Riley's mom sets him up on a date with a girl without telling him it was a date. He agreed to go because he was happy his mom was talking to him again, but had to cancel plans with Zane. After he realizes it was a date he tells the girl that he is gay. The girl decides to play along when Riley tells his mom that he had a great time. The girl, Athena, texts Riley later about what a good time she had on their date. Zane sees the text and accuses Riley of cheating on him. Riley is stunned by the accusation and Zane shows him the text message and storms off.
In Dirt Off Your Shoulder (2), Riley confronts Zane about what happened with the text message. Zane doesn't believe Riley when he tells him it was a setup. When Riley explains that because things are good with his family right now and he doesn't want to shake things up again, Zane says that he feels like a dirty secret. Riley then invites Zane to his birthday party, but as friends only. At the dinner, Riley's father makes a comment about Riley and Athena having kids and Athena says that Riley already has a girlfriend. Riley then starts talking about his girlfriend, but is really talking about Zane. Zane is upset and excuses himself from dinner. Riley chases him and Zane tells him that he cant do this anymore. Later, Riley invites Zane to The Dot telling him he has come to a big decision. When Zane arrives, Zane thinks Riley is going to finally tell his family the truth, instead Riley breaks up with him telling him that he isn't ready to come out yet.
In Dead and Gone (2), At prom, Riley attempts to talk to Zane. Riley tells him that he finally came out to his mom after the graduation. Zane then tells him that he is a happy for him and that he accepted Eastern's offer, which is also where Riley is going to college. They then agree to meet up for freshman orientation.
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- Second Relationship:
- Third Relationship
- Start Up: After Dead and Gone (2) (1129)
- Note: This has been confirmed on their Twitter.
- Start Up: After Dead and Gone (2) (1129)
- Riley: "You're amazing, I don't know why you keep giving me chances."
Zane: "Me neither, but if you didn't keep trying, that would kind of suck."