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J-D track nearly sweeps Tully Spring Break meet

Few members of the Jamesville-DeWitt track and field team rested during the spring break. Instead, they went to Tuesday's Tully Spring Break Invitational and came close to sweeping the top spots.

In the boys event, the Red Rams did prevail, claiming 93 points as Skaneateles (67 points) edged Westhill (66 points) for second place. Christian Brothers Academy was fifth with 52 points.

J-D's boys went 1-2 in the 400-meter hurdles, where Will Sterriker prevailed in 1:03.46 and Eric Nuss was second in 1:05.61. Sterriker also was third in the 110 high hurdles in 16.83 seconds. Austin Davis got second in the 800-meter run in 2:07.75, with CBA's Jared Sayles third in 2:12.28.

In the 4x100 relay, J-D and CBA dueled. The Rams prevailed as Tameras Howard, Navale Taylor, Amani Jackson and Ira Griffin ran to a time of 44.83 seconds. Emmanuel Collins, Deshawn Salter, Gideon Dixon and Kevin Frasor helped the Brothers take second in 45.85 seconds.

Jackson wasn't done, giving J-D another title when he won the long jump, going 19 feet 1/2 inch as Curtis Walker was fifth. Zach Liebman cleared 10 feet for third place in the pole vault.

Taylor, on his own, was fourth in the 200-meter dash. Ryan Peters took second in the shot put (40 feet 3 1/2 inches0, while Brian Roth was sixth. Koy Adams got fifth in the discus, throwing it 110 feet 11 inches.

In the 1,600 sprint medley, where J-D was sixth, Brendan Smith, Nate Fornal and Jared Sayles joined Frasor as CBA took second in 3:56.82, just behind Marcellus, who won in 3:53.25.

Led by Smith, who ran the mile in a top time of 4:30.39, CBA got second in the mile relay as Smith, Jack Lenkiewicz and David Carey finished in 14:52.41, with J-D third in 15:24.98. Will Brower was sixth in the 110 high hurdles and third in the high jump, clearing 5 feet 6 inches in the latter.

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