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11/04/17 12:04am
11/04/2017 12:04 AM

Christian Demchak spent his 16th birthday Friday in possibly the best way possible for a cross-country runner. He ran in a big race.

The Mattituck High School junior had to wait a little bit, though, afterward to see if he was going to receive the birthday gift he was hoping for — a return trip to the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Championships. READ

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09/09/17 6:00am
09/09/2017 6:00 AM

Making it to the high school girls cross-country state championships is quite an achievement. For a team to do it five straight years like Mattituck has done is even more impressive yet. If the Tuckers are to somehow find their way back to the state meet again this year, though, they will have to do so without two-time All-State runner Melanie Pfennig, the only girl to run on all of Mattituck’s Suffolk County champion teams the past five years.

Pfennig finished 13th in the state Class C race last year to lead Mattituck to fifth place in the team standings. (more…)

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05/24/17 11:16pm
05/24/2017 11:16 PM

Sure, the Section XI boys track and field division championships are going to see favorites triumph, as expected, but there can also be some surprises, some unforeseen developments.

Among those on Wednesday were third-place finishes by Mattituck junior Stephen Nyilas and Greenport/Southold sophomore Mateo Arias, both first-timers in challenging events.
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03/28/17 6:01am
03/28/2017 6:01 AM

Jack Dufton, one of the greatest track and field athletes Mattituck High School has seen in recent memory, has moved on. He is now running for Amherst College in Massachusetts.

Life after Dufton will undoubtedly be different for the Tuckers, and it calls for a different approach.
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12/15/16 4:00pm
12/15/2016 4:00 PM

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The inaugural winter track season at Mattituck last year featured two prominent names: Jack Dufton and Darius Brew.

Dufton, a versatile athlete who excelled in the pentathlon during the outdoor season, and Brew, a standout high-jumper, formed an impressive duo for the first-year team. Brew was the small school county champion in the high jump and Dufton was fifth in the same event. READ

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11/10/16 4:00pm
11/10/2016 4:00 PM

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Emelys Villareal, a track and field athlete who had no cross-country background, said she had always wanted to run cross country before. Even though her school doesn’t have a cross-country team, that didn’t stop the Greenport High School senior from competing in the sport this year. READ