Handoffs may be the Mattituck High School girls 4 x 100-meter relay team’s greatest strength. That’s ironic because a handoff nightmare spelled the end of its season last year.
Because of a handoff outside the exchange zone, the Tuckers were disqualified in last year’s state track and field meet. As painful an experience as that was, it sowed the seeds for this season. READ
Mattituck senior Justin Lake claimed first place in the 400-meter hurdles in the two-day boys division championships that concluded last Thursday at Hampton Bays High School. READ
Two Mattituck High School girls qualified for the finals in individual events as did one of the school’s relay teams Monday in the track and field division championships at Connetquot High School. READ
When she first tried the event, Blayr Corazzini was like many who knew little or nothing about the 1,500-meter race walk.
Walking? Anyone who can walk can race walk, right?
Er, not really. READ
This has been a good run for the Mattituck High School girls track and field team. Coach Chris Robinson sees no reason for it to end just yet.
Mattituck ran through all six of its Suffolk County League VIII dual meets last year, going a perfect 6-0 for a second straight league championship and seventh overall. “We plan to continue that,” said Robinson. READ
The new Mattituck High School boys track and field coach, Kris Ocker, knows there are no shortcuts in the sport. A direct correlation can be made between training and performance.
“Track is tough, man,” Ocker, 35, said. “It’s a lot of hard work. Track is one of those sports where you can’t hide anything. The numbers don’t lie.” READ
Before Bella Masotti had even been handed the baton for the second leg of the 4×200-meter relay, she had already handled quite a workload in the Suffolk County League V Championships Sunday. The Mattituck High School freshman was tired after competing in the 55- and 300-meter events earlier, but they may have served as a good warmup for her. READ
As with just about any sprinter, Max Pasko felt he could have run faster. However, there were extenuating circumstances.
The Greenport/Southold sophomore has been dealing with shin splints and hamstring issues, but that didn’t prevent him from making a strong showing in the boys winter track League V Championships Saturday at Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood. READ
What may be the longest road trip in Suffolk County high school sports continues.
The Bishop McGann-Mercy girls volleyball team is a team without a home. Because of work being done in Mercy’s gym, the Monarchs haven’t been able to use it at all for practices or matches this season. READ
The drought ended, the dam burst and a torrent of goals flooded in.
Who would have thought?
Perhaps not even the players on the Greenport/Southold high school field hockey team themselves could have foreseen the offensive output they registered against Hampton Bays on Thursday. READ