F-M track sweeps Corcoran, Nottingham

Hornets improve to 3-0 in CNYCL American division

F-M also excelled in field events, where Nate Kadah edged Corcoran star Charles Stokes by two inches, 106’7” to 106’5”, in the discus to set the tone.

Sean Bright, with a long jump of 18’ 6 ½”, beat the Cougars’ Devlen Williams by half an inch as David Riccione won the shot put (39’8 ½”). Jules Wellner cleared 9 feet in the pole vault and Zhengyue Zhu went 39’ 10 ½” in the triple jump.

Two days later, both F-M teams met Nottingham – and both won again, a 107-25 victory on the boys side and a 94-38 decision on the girls side.

Ryan won twice in this meet, improving his mile time to 4:17.2 and really excelling in the 800, his 1:55.6 the best in Section III this spring. Millar took the 3,200 in 9:39.4 as Ryan, Beeler, Lightcap and Blitz needed 3:36.7 to cover the 4x400. Kyle Barber, Mike Malone, Riley Hughes and Andrew Berger won the 4x800 in 9:04.60.

Perez went 11.4 seconds in the boys 100, with Beeler taking both the 400 sprint (51.8 seconds) and 400 hurdles (1:01.3). Riccione was first in the shot put (37’ 5 ½”) as Nate Kadah flung the discus 98’ 11 ½”. Konrad Niemiec had a top triple jump of 39’ 9 ½” as Kyle Harbour went through the 110 high hurdles in 17.6 seconds.

In the girls meet, Martin ran the 400 in 1:01 flat and also won the long jump with a top leap of 15’ 1”. Smith took the 800 (2:18.9), Pearl won the 1,500 (4:53.2) and Duffy won the 3,000 in 10:26.3. Martin, Brislin, Jillian Fanning and Katie Sischo covered the 4x800 in 9:19.4 as Smith and Olivia Ryan joined Martin and Fanning in the 4x400 (4:17.5).

Zazzara moved to the 200, where she won in 27.5 seconds. Pidkaminy was first in the discus with a heave of 78’ ½” as Christabel Ezidiegwu went 31’5” in the triple jump. Anna Castro cleared 4’10” to win the high jump.

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