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Inducted in 1997 … Suffern H.S. Class of 1974 … one of the most dominant runners in Rockland track history … intimidating presence … as a pure distance-running talent, few (if any) were better … New York State mile champion in spring track, 1974 … County record-holder in the mile, 4:07.8; two-mile, 9:02.2; 1,500 meters, 3:51.6; and as anchor leg on Suffern distance medley, 10:14.2 … the mile, two-mile and 1,500-meter times rank sixth, 12th and 12th, respectively, on the all-time New York State list … was the first Rockland athlete to win an individual event at the prestigious Penn Relays when he won the two-mile in 9:02.2 … finished third in the 1,500 meters in the national-caliber Golden West Invitational in Sacramento, Calif., despite tripping and nearly falling on last lap … anchored Suffern’s winning two-mile relay at the 1974 state meet in 1:52.2 … has the second-fastest 800-meter/880-yard time ever in Rockland, 1:52.0 for 880 yards, and ran on the second-fastest two-mile relay, 7:50.8 … holds Rockland record for the indoor mile, 4:16.6 … missed the then-national flat floor record by two-tenths of a second in winning the Eastern States indoor two-mile in 9:09.4, still sixth-fastest ever in the state … won every cross country race he ran his senior year except two: he was third in the state Class A meet and fifth in the Eastern States … also led Suffern to its third straight Section 9 title and clocked 12:43 for Van Cortlandt Park’s 2.5-mile course, fifth-fast-est ever by a Rocklander … he attended William and Mary on a full track scholarship, and produced clockings of 3:44 for 1,500 meters, 1:49 for the 800 and 4:00 for the mile … Hagon also was an All-County first baseman at Suffern his junior year and received tryouts from the Yankees, Mets, Dodgers and Twins.