Crockett follows state title with another personal best


CICERO — Rome Free Academy junior track and field standout Sarah Crockett followed up her New York State Public High School Athletic Association shot put title with a personal-best throw in placing fourth in the New York State Federation Meet at Cicero-North Syracuse High School on Saturday.

Crockett had a distance of 41 feet, 2 inches on Saturday. The two-time defending Section III champion in both the discus throw and shot put, she had won the state Division I shot put title a day earlier with a throw of 39-11 3/4 which was also a personal best.

Also on Saturday, Oriskany senior Jane Fahy placed sixth in the shot put with a throw of 40-6 1/4.

Westmoreland freshman Jason Robinson won the Division II wheelchair race with a time of 4 minutes, 0.98 seconds on Saturday.

Robinson, the first and only wheelchair competitor at the state meet, had won the 3,200-meter wheelchair race on Friday.

Camden had a pair of medalists on Saturday as eighth-grader Liz Lucason finished fourth in the Division II 1,500 with a time of 4:35.30 and freshman MacKenzie Mix placed fourth in the Division II 200 dash in 26.17 seconds.

The Blue Devils’ 3,200 relay squad of Mix, Liz Lucason, Morgan Lucason and Delainey Hebble just missed medaling with a seventh-place performance.

They set a school record and Tri-Valley League record with a time of 9:30.50.

Hali Ielfield of South Lewis was fifth in the Division II 1,500 run with a time of 4:28.50.

The Falcons’ 1,600 relay team of Marsella Ventura, Alyssa Evans, Ielfield and Aaliyah Williams finished ninth in the Division II race with a time of 4:10.92.

Clinton sophomore Roxee Hughes finished eighth in the Division II 100 hurdles in 19.71 seconds. On Friday, Hughes set a school record in the 100 hurdles with a time of 16.76.

Oneida’s Melina Ball placed 32nd in the pentathlon.


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