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02/12/18 11:23pm
02/12/2018 11:23 PM

Kian Martelli was hurting — and evidently feeling great at the same time.

The Riverhead High School junior had his share of physical issues. His right knee was bothering him as were both shins. And then there was a hand injury.

“Everything hurts,” he said. READ

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02/05/18 9:25pm
02/05/2018 9:25 PM

Kian Martelli is the first to admit that he’s not the same athlete in training as he is in an official competition. When it comes to a track and field meet, that’s when the real competitor in Martelli comes out — all 6 feet, 2 3/4 inches of him.

From a distance, Riverhead boys winter track coach Sal Loverde could see the intensity in Martelli’s eyes as he stepped up for a triple jump in the Section XI large school team championships Monday night. “He’s fired up right now,” Loverde said. “Let’s see what he does.” READ