WG indoor track ties for third at Morse Relays

Richardson takes part in both wins for Wildcats

— Two nights earlier, the boys Jack Morse Relays took place, with West Genesee tying for seventh place with 19 points and Jordan-Elbridge (16 points) finishing alone in 10th.

Solvay (10 points) and Marcellus (6.33 points) were further back, but that included the Bearcats’ victory in the high jump, where Brian McLeod, by himself, cleared 6 feet and that was enough for the full 10 points. The Mustangs’ Brian O’Connell (5’6”) tied for fourth.

WG got most of its points from the distance medley relay, where the quartet of Jack Erhard, Ethan Osborne, Pete Richardson and Nate Conroy prevailed in 11 minutes, 11.54 seconds. J-E was second in the distance medley as Dylan Whittico, Jacob Patterson, Austin Whittico and Jack Gugel finished in 11:25.36.

Later, in the 1,600 sprint medley, Gugel, the Whitticos and Bill DiRenzo gained second place in 3:52.33, edged out at the wire by Baldwinsville (3:52.31). Marcellus, with Brian O’Connell, Nate Waite, Will Coon and Justin Garn, were fourth in 3:58.64.

In the 4x800 relay, the Wildcats took the runner-up spot, watching Logan MacNulty, Andy Wells, Matt Romano and Mike Richards getting a time of 9:14.15, trailing only Cicero-North Syracuse, who prevailed in 9:04.09.

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