SYRACUSE On the winter's coldest day, Cicero-North Syracuse's boys indoor track and field team kept itself warm - and happy - by earning the top spot at Wednesday's Oscar Jensen Holiday Relays at Onondaga Community College's SRC Field House.
The Northstars, with 82 points, claimed its second title of the month, as Fayetteville-Manlius took second with 60 points. Liverpool was fourth, earning 43 points.
Overall, CNS won four times, including the pole vault, where Mike Hyde and Cameron Shaughnessy went 1-2 among individuals, each of them clearing 12 feet. In the triple jump, Bryson Mayes, tops among individuals (40 feet 7 1/4 inches), joined third-place Morgan Austen for another title, the pair going 79 feet 8 inches.
On the track, Mark Broughton and Shawn Webb teamed up to take the 300-meter dash relay in a combined time of 1:16.20, while Ken Ryan and Paul DeGennaro earned another victory in the 1,000-meter run with a total time of 5:43.48.
Elsewhere, Anthony Lupia and Neil Gill were second in the mile relay in 9:15.70, while Broughton and Shaughnessy were just behind Corcoran, 13,81 seconds to 13.78, in the 55-meter dash. Joe Castado (third) and Austin George (fifth) teamed up for second in the shot put with throws of 80 feet 10 3/4 inches.
Hyde and Joel Brousseau cleared 11 feet 6 inches to claim second in the high jump. Mayes and Frank Volino were third (17.31 seconds) in the 55-meter hurdles, with Lupia and Bryan Juond fifth in the 3,200-meter relay. Jalen Jenkins and Daquan Mathis were fifth in the long jump.
As for Liverpool, Zavon Watkins won two individual titles. He took the 800-meter run in 2:03.19, getting second with teammate Anthony Ostuni in 4:18.61, and also claiming the 600-meter run in 1:22.77, as he and Keewan Rondinello were second overall in 2:58.16.