City teams compete at sectional indoor track meets

Each of the four large Syracuse city boys high school indoor track and field teams would find points during last Tuesday's Section III championship meet at Manley Field House.

Corcoran finished third in the Class AA division, earning 57 points. Only Liverpool (114 points) and Baldwinsville (71 points) fared better.

Xavier Canty gave the Cougars a win in the pole vault, the only AA competitor to clear 11 feet 6 inches. Jalen Sanders was third in the high jump (5 feet 10 inches), ahead of Canty in fifth place. Sanders also got fifth in the triple jump and sixth in the long jump.

The Cougars' 4x400 relay team of Corey Graham, Chris Graham, Jordan Moore and Antoine Tearney finished second in 3:38.79 as Liverpool won in 3:35.42. Moore, Tearney, Jerry Adams and Tyler Carter were third in the 4x200 relay in a time of 1:36.34.

Chris Graham went on to take fourth (1:27.96) in the 600-meter run and help Jake Copich, Xavier Mangham and Colin O'Neill take fourth (8:59.99) in the 4x800 relay.

Jerry Adams was third in the 55-meter dash in 6.77 seconds, while Antoine Tearney got fourth (8.59 seconds) in the 55-meter hurdles. Moore was fourth in the 300-meter dash in 38.28 seconds.

Henninger, finished with 16 points in Class AA, all from University of Albany-bound senior Cole King. He finished second in the triple jump, going 44 feet 1/2 inch, and also took second in the high jump by clearing 6 feet 2 inches, just behind B'ville's Brian Kane (6 feet 4 inches).

In Class A, Nottingham landed in third place with 52 points, while Fowler tied for sixth place with 28 points as Jamesville-DeWitt (114 points) prevailed.

Werdi Mugaya prevailed in the pole vault for the Bulldogs, clearing 9 feet. Nottingham went 1-2 in the shot put as Robert Howard won with a toss of 46 feet 8 1/2 inches and Xavier Dupree (40 feet 10 inches) finished second. Polich Anyek cleared 6 feet for third place in the high jump.

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