Liverpool track rips through Henninger

On both ends, the Liverpool track and field teams toyed with Henninger on Wednesday afternoon at Sunnycrest Field's oval, beating the Black Knights 114-19 on the boys side and 101-31 on the girls side.

Joe Spernyak led the boys Warriors as he sped to wins in the 110-meter high hurdles (15.4 seconds) and 400-meter hurdles, where he posted a time of 1:02.5.

Zavon Watkins went to the 400-meter dash and covered it in 50.9 seconds, while Mychal Ostuni won at 800 meters (2:14.5). Anthony Brais prevailed in the mile (5:03.3) and Brandon Rudd needed 11:44.8 to prevail at 3,200 meters.

Tony Shuler backed up his 100-meter title (11.2 seconds) by also claiming the triple jump, going 40 feet 6 inches. Other wins went to Jason Osborne (shot put, 45 feet 8 inches), Jackson O'Connor (discus, 117 feet 2 inches) and Joe Alvarado (long jump, 17 feet 7 inches.

Spernyak, Colin Savage, Keewan Rondinello and Justin McGriff combined to win the 4x400 relay (3:44.7) as Alvarado, Drew Henry, Zach Romano and Casey Guilfoil needed 9:49.5 to win the 4x400 relay.

Meanwhile, in the girls meet, Lesley Bowers and Tatiana Gladney both won two events. In Bowers' case, that meant claiming the 1,500-meter run (5:08 flat) and needing 11:28.8 to prevail in the 3,000-meter run.

Gladney threw the discus 84 feet 5 inches and the shot put 32 feet 5 1/2 inches to win both titles, as Meagan Turner added a first in the high jump, clearing 4 feet 8 inches.

Trina Bills was first in the 400-meter dash in 1:03 flat as Farrah Terranova claimed the 800 in 2:37.8. Rachel Putman, Ashley Letteney, Ali Whiting and Alex Reilly gave Liverpool a top time of 11:05 in the 4x800 as Letteney, Ash Spears, Chenae Sinclair and Missy Riehl took the 4x400 in 4:42.8.

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