B'ville girls track takes sixth at Class AA meet

Success in the sprints and selected field events helped the Baldwinsville girls track and field team finish sixth in Tuesday's Section III Class AA championship meet at Cicero-North Syracuse's Bragman Stadium.

Out of a 13-team field, the Bees picked up 52 points, just behind Utica Proctor in fourth (58 points) and Rome Free Academy (54 points) in fifth. Fayetteville-Manlius, spurred by its dominant group of distance runners, won the team title with 152 points.

B'ville went 1-2 in the 200-meter dash, as junior Gina Carnovale won in 27.19 seconds and sophomore Gabrielle Jordan got second in 27.34 seconds.

But Jordan had her own moment of glory in the 100-meter dash, taking the title in 12.81 seconds as Carnovale was fifth (13.16 seconds) and Stephanie Vasteno took sixth in 13.21 seconds.

Over in the 4x400 relay, Morgan Marshall, Mackenzie Ross, Quaneisha Ivey and Cierra Allen finished second, in 4:13.59, as F-M prevailed in 4:06.30.

Sierra Earle had a fourth-place shot put toss of 31 feet 7 1/4 inches and was fifth (84 feet 3 inches) in the discus. Cierra Allen worked her way to fourth place in the 400-meter dash in 1:02 flat, with Quaneisha Ivey (1:02.89) in seventh place.

Emily Soeder cleared 4 feet 10 inches for sixth place in the high jump as Alexi Pateras and Andrea Pateras tied for sixth in the pole vault, each clearing 7 feet 6 inches.

Mackenzie Ross took seventh in the 800-meter run (2:28.84) as Anne Peterson got eighth in the 3,000-meter run and Julia Johnson was 10th in the 1,500-meter run. The Bees were sixth in the 4x800 relay in 10:42.61.

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