Dec 13, 2010 Phil Blackwell Uncategorized
As the area high school indoor track and field season got underway, Liverpool managed to snag both portions of Saturday’s Jack Morse Relays at SUNY-Cortland by close margins.
The Warriors prevailed on the girls side with 55 points, just ahead of Cicero-North Syracuse, who took second with 50 points. Fayetteville-Manilus was third with 45 points.
Liverpool was first in the 4×200 relay as Jessica Attaway, Connie Torres, Armani Moore and Tammy Brodie posted a time of 1:57.81. In the sprint medley relay, Leah Dixon, Ashley Letteney, Kristen Jevis and Shanice Leach held off Auburn, 4:43.90 to 4:44.18, for another title.
Attaway and Torres also helped Shae Shenandoah and Farrah Terranova finish second in the 4×400 relay in 4:37.44, while Rachel Putman, Kyla Bills, Ali Whiting and Brianna Inman took third in the mile relay in 24:22.85.
Moving to field events, Shenandoah and Breanna Burns both made clearances in the pole vault (14 feet 6 inches overall) to help Liverpool prevail. The Warriors were fourth in both the long jump (26 feet 3/4 inch) and shot put (56 feet 2 3/4 inches), fifth in the triple jump and sixth in the high jump.
CNS saw Maria LaMontagne post a 5:13.11 mile as she, Nicole Watterud, Jackie Halstead and Jessica Jelfo took the mile relay in 22:44.76. Jessica Wheeler and Justine Seliger team up to win the 55-meter hurdles in 20.30 seconds.
Katie Osborne and Maria Allen combined to clear 9 feet in the high jump for second place. Maria Thomson and Janae Price got third place (56 feet 3 1/4 inches) in the shot put. The Northstars also claimed third place in the 4×400 (4:42.79) and fourth in the 4×200 (2:03.06), plus fourth in the triple jump and fifth in the sprint medley.
Moving to the boys edition of the Morse relays, Liverpool held off Baldwinsville, 44 points to 41, for the championship as CNS, with 39 points, grabbed third place.
Zavon Watkins returned to the oval and immediately helped the Warriors pick up some victories. Watkins, Anthony Ostuni, Keewan Rondinello and Alex Christensen combined to win the 4×800 relay in a time of 8:57.79, more than 13 seconds ahead of runner-up Solvay.
Justin McGriff’s top triple jump of 38 feet 8 1/4 inches helped the Warriors prevail as he and Julian Anjorin combined to go 72 feet 11 1/4 inches. McGriff and Anjorin teamed with James Terranova and Kameron Arnold to get second place in the 4×400 relay in 3:57.35, just ahead of CNS (3:58.92) in third place, a two-point diference.
In the 4×200, Steve Fiorello, Jordan Stenson, Ryan Ronk and Damien Brown got second place in 1:42.43. Liverpool added a fourth-place finish in the shot put (69 feet 7 1/4 inches) and mile relay.
The Northstars had Anthony Lupia, Ken Ryan, Neill Gill and Anthony Cialfi get second place in the mile relay in 19:53.69. Alex Bottorff, Ryan Connor, Chris Poniros and Jared Walther were third in the 1,600 sprint medley in 4:02.44.
CNS also took third place in the high jump (10 feet 8 inches), fourth in the long jump and fifth in the pole vault and triple jump.