division meets at Manley Field House during the course of the winter break.

In the boys OHSL Freedom division meet last Wednesday night, Jamesville-DeWitt beat its neighbors from East Syracuse-Minoa for the top spot.

Overall, the Red Rams finished with 122 points, the class of a field where the Spartans needed 80 points to edge past Mexico (76 points) for the runner-up spot.

J-D took over in relays, including the 4x200, where David Salbert, Adam Tyson, Jeff Vetter and Eric Semmel prevailed in a time of 1:38.73, just ahead of Mexico (1:39.61).

Over in the 4x800, Tim Kendrick, Jack Knych, Bumkuth Jiak and Jake Pusey gave J-D a victory in 9:03.26, while the 4x400 quartet of Kendrick, Jiak, Sam Spalding and Kevin Schafer got second place in 3:50.85, just behind Chittenango (3:49.48).

In the 55-meter hurdles, Semmel won in 8.82 seconds as Vetter (8.85 seconds) helped out for a 1-2 finish.

Knych, on his own, won the 1,000-meter run in 2:48.91, and added a second in the mile in 4:47.12. Vetter took third in the 55-meter dash in 7.07 seconds. Jiak was third (1:31.46) at 600 meters

Tyson prevailed in the pole vault for the Rams, clearing 12 feet. Salbert was second in the triple jump (41 feet 1/2 inch) as Kendrick (36 feet 2 1/4 inches) finished fourth. Michael Paul threw the shot put 37 feet 1 1/2 inches for second place.

ESM had Lenny Kerznowski go exactly 20 feet to win the long jump and add a winning triple jump of 41 feet 7 inches as teammate Josh Haas (37 feet 3 1/2 inches) finished third. Haas was also second (10 feet 6 inches) to Tyson in the pole vault.

On the oval, Nick Sadlocha and Jeff Sweeney went 1-2 for the Spartans in the 3,200-meter run, as Sadlocha won in 10:14.45 and Sweeney (10:25.90) finished second. Craig Andrianos took second place (2:51.39) behind Knych in the 1,000-meter run, as Sweeney finished fifth in the mile in 4:59.07. Zach Van Auken was third (8.97) in the 55-meter hurdles.

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