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11/12/19 5:59am
11/12/2019 5:59 AM

On Friday the Mattituck High School girls got a feel for what it’s like to run cross country in frigid Plattsburgh, N.Y., this time of the year. On Saturday they will experience the real thing.

For the eighth straight year, Mattituck won the Class C title at Friday’s Section XI Championships on a brutally cold, blustery day at Sunken Meadow State Park. In doing so, the Tuckers once again qualified as a team to compete in the state championships Saturday at SUNY/Plattsburgh. READ

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05/02/19 10:46pm
05/02/2019 10:46 PM

The Southold/Greenport girls track and field team was so close that it could see the first league championship in its history just over the horizon. All the First Settlers needed to do in their final dual meet of the season was clear one final hurdle.

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02/02/19 8:19pm
02/02/2019 8:19 PM

Coming off her magical double triumph in the high jump and shot put at the League V girls winter track championships, Emily Russell was asked if she thought Saturday would be her day in the Section XI small school team championships. READ

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01/20/19 1:05pm
01/20/2019 1:05 PM

Sunday didn’t start off promisingly for Emily Russell. She missed the Southold/Greenport girls winter track team’s bus for the Suffolk County League V Championships. What next, she may have thought.

“I thought it was going to be a terrible day,” she said.

Well, a terrible day turned into a great day. Russell’s parents, Sondra and David, drove her to Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood for the meet and got to see their daughter win league titles in both the high jump and shot put. READ

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06/08/18 7:37pm
06/08/2018 7:37 PM

Baseball isn’t the only sport that features scoreboard watching. Scoreboard watching is a habit at the New York State track and field championships, too.

After the Mattituck girls 4 x 100-meter relay team completed its heat Friday afternoon, the four Tuckers and coach Chris Robinson all converged on the track infield and stared at the large scoreboard at Cicero North Syracuse High School’s Michael J. Bragman Athletic Complex as results from the two Division II heats were flashed on the big board.

They stared in dead silence. READ

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06/05/18 4:00pm
06/05/2018 4:00 PM

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

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01/21/18 5:46pm
01/21/2018 5:46 PM

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

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12/17/17 4:34pm
12/17/2017 4:34 PM

Bella Masotti had traffic in front of her by the time Claire Gatz handed the baton to her, but that didn’t last long.

Masotti had several runners in front of her. Like a rocket, the Mattituck High School freshman burst forward and passed them all within 55 meters, as if she was shot out of a cannon. READ