Clinton track and field teams sweep to CSC championships
The Clinton boys and girls track teams swept to Center State Conference Division I championships at West Canada Valley on May 16.
The boys won their title with a score of 133 points. Holland Patent boys finished in third place with a score of 102 and Adirondack finished in fourth place with a final score of 59.
Clinton’s girls team won the meet with 231 points. Holland Patent finished third with a score of 69 and Adirondack finished seventh with six.
Winning for the Clinton boys was Robert Musante in the 400-meter dash. Musante was also part of the winning 3,200 relay team with Chris Rivera, Kass Gifford and Andrew Ford, and Marley Glasgow won the high jump for the Warriors and Andrew Willis won the pole vault.
Finishing in second place for Clinton was Killian Kulpa in the 200, Ford finished second in the 3,200, Justin Stell in the 110 hurdles, the 400 relay team of Kulpa, Matt Gadziala, Matt Kowalczyk and Matt Lewis. Clinton’s 1,600 relay team of Joew Lewis, Musante, Gifford and Rivera also came in second place. Andrew Wieder finished second in the high jump for the Warriors and Josh Heintz came in second in the pole vault. Ford finished third in the 800.
Winning for Holland Patent was Eddie Callahan in the 110 hurdles, the 400 and the triple jump and Austin Streator won the pentathlon for the Golden Knights.
Garrett Capuana finished second in the 400 and Dylan Richard finished second in the 1,600 run. Logan Marek was second in the high jump and the triple jump for the Golden Knights.
Richard finished third in the 3,200 and Josh Dobransky also finished in third in the 110 hurdles. The Golden Knights 1,600 relay team of Nick Foley, Jorge Gonzalaz, Capuana and Alex Childres came in third.
Tyler Fauvelle took home a first place in the 1,600 and in the 3,200 runs for Adirondack. Dustin Hastwell finished in third in the 200 for the Wildcats and Stone Lutz finished third in the 1,600. Aiden Croniser came in third in the 400 hurdles. Adirondack’s 400 relay team of Hunter Carr, Connor Griffith, Hastwell and Rockwood-bell came in third.
In the girls CSC meet, winners for Clinton were Emmeline MacPherson in the 400, 100 hurdles, Eva Borton in the 800 and 3,000, Madison Luke won the 1,500 and Katherine Stockwell won the 400 hurdles. The 1,600 relay team of Taylor Highers, Abbey Hynes, Stockwell and MacPherson won and the 3,200 relay team of Emily Hemstrought, Luke, Taylor Harvey and Highers ran to a win. Shannon Emery won the high jump and Katie Dewhurst won the pole vault.
MacPherson finished second in the 200 and Hynes also finished second in the 400. Harvey ran to a second place finish in the 800, 1,500 and 3,000. Roxee Hughes finished second in the 100 hurdles while Piper Davigon finished second in the 400 hurdles. Clinton’s 400 relay team of Gloria Kramer, Hughes, Hynes and Alexa Bohling came in second. Madeline Walters finished second in the discus throw and Sophie MacPherson came in second in the pentathlon.
Coming in third for the Warriors was Kramer in the 100, Taylor Highers in the 400 and 800 and Eva Borton in the 1,500. Leah Borton finished third in the 3,000 for Clinton. Hughes came in third in the 400 hurdles.
Westmoreland girls place third
The Westmoreland girls track and field placed third overall out of seven teams in the Center State Conference Division II championship meet on Thursday in Westmoreland.
The Bulldogs garnered 78 total points, while Cooperstown finished first with 157. Canastota was second with 109.
Earning individual wins for the Bulldogs were eighth-grader Mia Lazzara in the 1,500-meter run with a time of 5 minutes, 20.89 seconds and in the 3,000 run with a time of 12:00.83 along with senior Kayla Lenahan in the 800 run with a time of 2:34.64.
Also placing individually for Westmoreland were Cheyenne Smithson, second in the 100 dash, second in the long jump and fourth in the 200 dash; Kaylee Bertini, second in the 400 hurdles and Samatha Sill, second in the shot put.
The Bulldogs had three relays teams each place fourth. Jenna Pastorella, Danielle Flack, Smithson and Bertini competed in the 400 relay; Lenahan, Pastorella, Janessa Rubio and Danielle Flack participated in the 1,600 relay and Lenahan, Rubino, Lazzarra, and Julia Cuci competed in the 3,200 relay.
The Westmoreland boys finished sixth with 45 points. Sauquoit Valley won the boys CSC Division II meet with a score of 175.
Recording individual victories for the Bulldogs were senior Samuel Sill in the 110 hurdles with a time of 16.19 seconds and in the 400 hurdles with a time of 59.53 seconds; senior Tyler Smith in the discus throw with a mark of 120 feet, 6 inches and freshman Jason Robinson in the 1,600 wheelchair with a a time of 4:10.33 and in the 3,200 wheelchair with a time of 8:46.32.
Also placing individually for Westmoreland were Kyle Meagher, fourth in the 400 dash and Anthony Moreland, sixth in the 1,600 run.
The 1,600 relay squad of Calvin Hooper, Moreland, Kyle Meagher and Sill finished second for the Bulldogs.