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Westhill track sweeps Marcellus, Hannibal

It didn't take long for the Westhill track and field teams to make their respective cases to finish atop the OHSL Liberty division, as both Warrior teams swept through last Tuesday's three-way meet with Marcellus and Hannibal.

In girls action, Westhill fought past Marcellus 75-65, and also routed Hannibal 103-37. The Mustangs also beat Hannibal 97.5-34.5 to gain a split.

Briana Newman gave Westhill a sweep of the sprints, taking the 400-meter dash in 1:06.8, the 200-meter dash in 29.1 seconds and the 100-meter dash in 14.3 seconds. Paula Sanz cleared 7 feet in the pole vault, then won the discus by tossing it 93 feet 7 inches.

Westhill also dominated the distance races, as Lissa Dipaola won the 800-meter run (2:40), Catherine Coon took the 1,500-meter run (5:31) and Heather Clancy ran 3,000 meters in 11:10.

This came after Coon, Katie Powers, Katie Lenkiewicz and Kristen Schoenborn ran the 4x800 relay in 10:53. Powers, DiPaola, Newman and Kathryn Christensen got together to take the 4x400 relay in 4:38.

Marcellus countered by having Jen Annable win the 400-meter hurdles (1:07.7), Megan Tock take the long jump (13 feet 6 inches) and Kim Duck prevail in the triple jump (29 feet 10 inches). Sarah Franscsconi cleared 4 feet 6 inches to win the high jump. Annable, Duck, Tock and Chelsea Allen combined to win the 4x100 relay in 56.6 seconds.

With the boys Mustangs' stars (Chris Stogsdill and Mike Quercia) not in this meet, Westhill beat them 106-35 and handled Hannibal 103-38. Marcellus also lost to Hannibal 80-46.

Westhill had several multiple winners in individual events, including Dymytry Mazuryk, who took both the 110-meter high hurdles (17.2 seconds) and 400-meter hurdles in one minute flat.

Kevin Zych prevailed at 800 meters (2:08.5) and the mile (4:46.0), while Tom Fisher threw the discus 124 feet 9 inches and the shot put 45 feet 9 inches, winning both events.

Elsewhere, Ryan Brennan took first in the 400-meter dash (55.4 seconds), Matt Trendowski prevailed in the 200 (24.1 seconds) and Tom Welch cleared 9 feet 6 inches in the pole vault. Mitchell Lamb had a first-place triple jump of 18 feet 5 inches.

In a Westhill sweep of the 4x100 (47.0 seconds), 4x400 (3:56.5) and 4x800 (9:02.0) relays, Mazuryk, Lamb, Zych, Brennan, Trendowski, Peter Clark, Vinny Savastano and Pat Gehan all took part. Sam Schneider gained the Mustangs' lone title, running the 100 in 12.1 seconds.

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