CBA track hosts Brother Basilian meet

Brothers, ESM Spartans both earn titles

— Just before this, the CBA boys teams swept last Wednesday’s three-way league meet against Jordan-Elbridge and Solvay, beating the Eagles 100-41 and edging the Bearcats 74-67.

Brendan Smith swept all three distance running events, covering the 800 in 2:06.3, running the mile in 4:48.0 and adding a 3,200-meter title in 10:31.0. Dan Predmore threw the shot put 45 feet 3 ½ inches and had a discus throw of 135 feet.

Manny Collins helped, out, too, taking the 100-meter dash in 11.3 seconds as Kevin Frasier needed 53.3 seconds to prevail in the 400-meter dash. CBA also won the 4x100 relay in 45.2 seconds.

The CBA girls also got a sweep, edging both J-E (71-65) and Solvay (74-63) as Marisa Hamel led the way, throwing the shot put 28’11” and recording a top high jump of 4’6”.

Monica Perrone took the 100 (13.7 seconds) and 200 (29.3 seconds) sprints, going on to run a leg as CBA won the 4x100 relay in 54.3 seconds.

On the oval, Maire Kate McGlynn won the 3,000-meter run in 12:25.30 and teamed with Anna Schug, Gabrielle Schug and Emily Garlatti to prevail in the 4x800 (11:13.8). Schug won the 400 sprint in 1:07.7.

ESM swept its three-way girls meet last Wednesday, beating Fulton 89-52 and topping Phoenix by an 86-55 margin. Wall claimed first place in both the triple jump and 200-meter dash, the latter in a time of 28.5 seconds.

Pallotta won the 1,500 (5:23.6) and 3,000 (11:37.8), while Arianna Harmon ran the 400 sprint in 1:05 flat and Jessica Drumm prevailed in the discus. Wall, Mackenzie Rath, Meghan Keach and Julia Lucisano earned first place in the 4x100 in 54.2 seconds.

In the boys meet, ESM lost close decisions to Fulton (74-67) and Phoenix (79-62), this despite McDuffie’s three wins. McDuffie ran the 100 in 11.8 seconds, claimed the 200 in 24.9 seconds and went 18’3” in the long jump. Perrone ran the mile in 4:56.3 and added a 3,200-meter title in 10:41.7. Marc Castro, Tom Grayer, Jayme Patrick and Justin Gorman won the 4x100 in 48.0 seconds.

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