Once was not enough, and the Liverpool girls track and field team badly wanted to beat Cicero-North Syracuse again when the two sides reunited for last Wednesday's CNY Counties League National division championship meet at Bragman Stadium.
The Warriors got what it wanted, too, working hard to earn 162 points and edge past the Northstars, who took second with 153 points. Utica Proctor was third with 112 points.
Going 1-2 in the 800-meter run, Miranda McConnell won in a time of 2:20.50 and Trina Bills finished second, in 2:22.57. Bills went on to get second in the 400 hurdles (1:08.31), while McConnell added a third in the 1,500-meter run in 4:55.62.
Wanetta Rodney earned second in the 100 in 12.98 seconds, just behind Proctor's Geannitta McLain (12.74 seconds). As for the 400-meter dash, Bills finished third, in 1:00.34, with Rachel Putman (1:02.01) in fourth place.
Harmony Cross gained third place (16.17 seconds) and Nachez Brown fourth place (16.22 seconds) in the 100-meter high hurdles.
Brigid Heenan ran to second in the 2,000-meter steeplechase in 7:37.90 and was sixth in the 2,000 steeplechase. Connie Torres ran to fourth in the 200-meter dash (27.51 seconds), with Hannah Anthes fifth and Rodney sixth.
In field events, Erika Salem and Chelsea Attaway went 1-2 in the pole vault, as Salem cleared 9 feet and Attaway cleared 8 feet 6 inches for the runner-up spot.
Cara Scalisi was third in the triple jump, going 34 feet, as Armani Moore earned a third-place long jump of 16 feet 1 1/2 inches. Scalisi also contended in the high jump, clearing 4 feet 10 inches to finish fourth, just behind teammate Meagan Turner in third place.
Harmony Cross was fourth (32 feet 2 inches) and Tatiana Gladney sixth in the shot put. Nikki Carfi, with 1,843 points, claimed third place in the pentathlon.