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02/25/17 12:16pm
02/25/2017 12:16 PM

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Mark Matyka has a lot to be proud about, but his high school wrestling season ended in tears on mat No. 2 at Times Union Center in Albany Saturday.

Matyka appeared on the path to a Cinderella story. The Riverhead junior was a wild-card entry to the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Championships. Then, after losing his first-round Division I match at 99 pounds Friday by a major decision, 12-4, to sixth-seeded Monsignor Farrell sophomore Terry Adams, Matyka battled back in the consolation rounds. Later that day he recorded 6-2 decisions over Malone sophomore Sam Searles and Clarence freshman Aiden Rabideau.
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02/24/17 10:06pm
02/24/2017 10:06 PM

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Mark Matyka, who gained entry into the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Championships by being granted a wild card, lost his first-round Division I wrestling match at 99 pounds, but his chances for a third-place finish are still alive.

The Riverhead High School junior started the tournament by dropping a major decision, 12-4, to Monsignor Farrell sophomore Terry Adams, the No. 6 seed, at Times Union Center in Albany Friday.
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01/09/17 7:30pm
01/09/2017 7:30 PM

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With wins hard to come by, the Riverhead High School wrestling team may have sensed an opportunity for a rare “W” when Newfield walked into its gym on Monday. The two teams shared the bottom of the Suffolk County League III standings and had drawn even on points when they met at a dual-meet tournament in Amityville earlier this season.

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