J-D track sweeps through Chittenango, Cortland

As has been the case all spring, the Jamesville-DeWitt track and field teams pulled far away from Chittenango and Cortland in Wednesday afternoon's home meet.

The girls Red Rams beat the Purple Tigers 126-15 and the Bears 119-22, nearly winning every individual event with four different athletes claiming multiple events.

Marae Tearney ran the 100-meter dash in 12.9 seconds and the 200-meter dash in 26.9 seconds, adding a top shot put of 33 feet 1 inch. Natalie Mannion had a top long jump of 15 feet 8 inches and a win in the triple jump (33 feet 7 1/2 inches).

Elsewhere, Eileen Cody took the 800-meter run (2:23.9) and beat the field in the 3,000-meter run in 11:19.1. Courtney Ellis was first in the 100-meter hurdles (17.3 seconds) and needed 1:02.6 to tear through the 400-meter hurdles. Margaret Fuller cleared 5 feet in the high jump.

Ameena Dye took the 1,500-meter run (5:22.0), teaming with Cody, Valerie Hughes and Paige Morrow to take the 4x800 relay in 10:38.5. Tearney, Mannion, Linsay Royer and Amanda Tan prevailed in the 4x100 (51.9 seconds) as Liz Pieri and Katy Pieri joined Mannion and Royer in the 4x400 relay, won in a time of 4:13.9.

J-D's boys team handled Chittenango 102-39 and Cortland 112-29, with Bumkuth Jiak running the mile in 4:47.1 and the 3,200-meter run in 10:09.6.

Tim Kendrick added victories in the 800 (2:07.4) and triple jump (38 feet 11 1/2 inches), and teamed with Will Sterriker, David Salbert and Alex Wilmot to run the 4x400 in 3:37.3. Salbert won the 400-meter dash (51.2 seconds) and Sterriker went 19 feet 1 1/2 inches to prevail in the long jump.

Ira Griffin, who won the 100 (11.5 seconds), helped Sterriker, Eric Semmel and Michael Griffin to claim the 4x100 in 45.2 seconds. In the 4x800, Tyler Petersen, Christian Sias, Dan Driscoll and Max Smith finished first in 9:17.1.

Over in field events, Michael Paul threw the discus 132 feet 1 inch, while Brent Fallon tossed the shot put 41 feet 11 1/2 inches.

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