Liverpool, C-NS both get wins at Jensen Relays

Boys Warriors, girls Northstars second behind F-M sweep

— C-NS dominated in the 55-meter hurdles, where Morgan Austen (8.07 seconds) and Girardi (8.23 seconds) went 1-2 among individuals and, in 16.30 seconds, the Northstars blew away the field.

Building on that, Austen, third in the individual triple jump with 38’11”, joined Girardi again in that event as they went 76’5 ¼”, well clear of runner-up F-M (73’5 ¾”) as Vanmarter and Dilraj Sekhon got fifth place (72’4”) for the Warriors.

Paul DeGennaro and Evan Russell were third in the 1,000-meter run in 5:40.60, where Liverpool settled for sixth place. Connor Osborne cleared 11 feet in the pole vault and tied for fourth.

On the girls side, it was C-NS finishing second, earning 47 points, again with F-M in first place and again with the Hornets earning 69 points to get there. Liverpool had 32 points for fourth place.

Javielle Fanizzi, fourth among individuals, and Brittany House (seventh) pushed C-NS to the top in the 55 hurdles, holding off F-M, 19.49 seconds to 19.66, as Leah Dixon and Destinee Luciano earned fifth place (20.98 seconds) for Liverpool.

Elsewhere, Fanizzi and Hannah Szumolz won the triple jump, Fanizzi taking third and Szumloz fifth place among individuals as their combined leaps of 64’3” held off Jamesville-DeWitt (64’2 ½”) by just half an inch.

Adding to that point total, House and Szumloz were second in the long jump with two leaps adding up to exactly 29 feet, behind Mexico’s winning 31’ ¾”. Fanizzi and Kaitlyn Anderson tied for third (16.16 seconds) with Skaneateles in the 55 sprint, where Mexico won in 15.85 seconds.

Destiny Monica got to second in the shot put, heaving it 33’5 ½”, as she and Shanon Hanmer were second (63’7 ½”) to Nottingham (65’ ½”) on the team side. Liverpool’s Nelliah Watkins and JeNiece Gallisaw were third in 59’2 ½”.

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