Girls track teams compete at league meets

West Genesee's girls track and field team earned 62 points for fifth place in the CNY Counties League National division meet at Cicero-North Syracuse's Bragman Stadium. Liverpool (162 points) held off CNS (152 points) for the top spot.

Carly Graham gave the Wildcats a victory in the 1,500-meter run, roaring to a time of 4:46.45, well ahead of CNS's Nicole Waterrud (4:53.90) in second place.

Also, in the 4x400 relay, the Wildcats prevailed as Graham, Brianna McGraw, Paige Copeland and Katie Bott finished in 4:08.19, holding off Liverpool (4:08.68) at the wire.

On her own, Bott covered the 400-meter dash in 59.48 seconds, taking second place. Copeland ran her way to third place in the 400-meter hurdles in 1:10.05.

McGraw was fifth in the 100-meter dash in 13.67 seconds as Abby Kastick got fifth (11:49.26) at 3,000 meters. Alex Incaudo, Kristin Waters, Katie Riley and Amy Hannahan ran third in the 4x800 relay in 10:30.54.

Jessica Andrianos finished second in the discus with a toss of 105 feet 4 inches, just behind Utica Proctor's Basia Bowens (107 feet 9 inches). Incaudo and Hannahan were fifth and sixth, respectively, in the 800-meter run, while Colleen Smith got fifth (8:05.10) in the 2,000-meter steeplechase.

This came a day after Marcellus hosted the OHSL Liberty Division meet. Among the local sides, Westhill (45 points) finished fourth, ahead of Jordan-Elbridge (44 points), Marcellus (32 points) and Solvay (28 points). Skaneateles won with 163 points.

J-E's Nicole Darling got second place in the 800-meter run in 2:22.87, then added a third in the 1,500-meter run in 5:01.79. Darling, Kim Foltz, Rachel Scott and McKenzie Williams claimed second in the 4x400 relay in 4:24.31.

Courtney Hourigan worked her way to second place in the pentathlon, earning 1,839 points, as Tia Segretto got third (80 feet 4 inches) in the discus.

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