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Maya Sets Hurdles Record in Boys Track

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 22:21
Personal best in the 200-meter dash, too
Matt Maya seen competing in the long jump at a home meet in April.

Matt Maya, an East Hampton High School senior, broke the school’s 400 intermediate hurdles record at Hewlett High School’s Bulldog Invitational Saturday, placing second in 57.61 seconds. Joe Quigley had held the record, which he set in 2008, at 58.60.

Further, according to East Hampton’s coach, Ben Turnbull, Maya ran a personal best 23.09 in the 200-meter dash, placing ninth over all.

East Hampton’s girls team, whose coach is Yani Cuesta, was to have competed in the division meet Monday and yesterday at Ward Melville High School. The boys divisional meet was to have begun at Mount Sinai High Tuesday, and is to end today.

Maya, in the pentathlon, Ryan Fowkes, in the 800 and 1,600, Frank Bellucci, in the pentathlon, Luc Campbell, in the 110-meter high hurdles, Evan Masi, in the 1,600, and Amari Gordon, in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, are East Hampton’s division meet competitors, Turnbull said.