WG boys track takes fourth at New Hartford meet

All area teams compete in multiple weekend events

On the boys end, J-E was third in the 4x800 relay in 8:49.1. Individually, Steve Slonosky had the best finish, a third in the 3,200, while Austin Whittco was fourth at 200 meters and Jack Gugel gained sixth in the mile.

West Genesee’s girls were at the Rome Girls Invitational at Rome Free Academy Stadium, where Abby Uczen rose to second place in the pole vault, clearing 9 feet 9 inches, just three inches behind South Lewis’ Sara Young. Brianna Richardson added a fifth (33’3 ½”) in the triple jump, with Maureen McInerney and Erica Fitch fifth and sixth, respectively, in the shot put.

Paige Copeland was third in the 400 hurdles in 1:11.23, while Abby Kastick took third (7:47.8) in the 2,000-meter steeplechase. Copeland, Kelly Powell (sixth in the 1,500), Alyssa Zeman and Amy Hannahan were fifth in the 4x400 relay.

Westhill/Bishop Ludden decamped Saturday at Auburn’s Michelle Duprey Invitational, and won plenty, including Corey Wilkinson’s top throw of 145’8” to win the discus.

Jack Honis blazed to a time of 15.26 seconds in the 110 hurdles, prevailing by 1.42 seconds over the field. Christian St. Amour roared to victory in the 800-meter run in 2:07.6, with teammate Peter Lynch (2:10.1) in third place. Vincenzo Carr was third in the 3,000 steeplechase.

Meanwhile, Westhill/Ludden teammates Betsy Black and Emily Washburn went 1-2 in the girls 1,500, as Black won in 4:56.4 and Washburn (4:59.2) got the runner-up spot.

Marcellus star Rachel Garn pulled away in the 2,000 steeplechase, her time of 7:23.4 more than 21 seconds ahead of J-E’s Gugel, who was second. Westhill/Ludden teammates Annibel Coolican and Caroline Coates were fifth and sixth, respectively.

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