Liverpool girls take second at Grieve Invitational

C-NS's Fanizzi wins 55 hurdles, gets fifth in long jump

— Still, the Warriors, with 35 points, found its way to third place behind F-M (69 points) and Rome Free Academy (51 points), while the Northstars got 30 points and shared fourth place with Baldwinsville.

Many of the Warriors’ points came in the 3,200-meter run, where Connor Buck finished second, in 10:05.75, to F-M’s Adam Hunt (10:00.67), and Buck’s teammate, Nick LeClair, was fourth in 10:16.98 as C-NS’s Matt Crough (10:38.55) was sixth.

Travis Chewning-Kulick got second in the pole vault, clearing 11 feet 6 inches with fewer misses than Carson Schwab (Skaneateles) and Noah Paccia (Tully) as Jamesville-DeWitt’s Zach Liebmann won, clearing 13 feet.

A close contest in the shot put saw Liverpool’s Geoffrey Bell throw it 44’3 ½”, just behind Cazenovia’s Cameron Braathen (44’6”) as Bell was second and C-NS’s Joe Castaldo, who had a top throw of 43’10 ½”, slid into third place.

Morgan Austen contended for the Northstars in the 55-meter hurdles, getting to second place in 8.15 seconds, trailing only Oswego’s Cory Keefe (7.78 seconds). Liverpool’s Gaurab Bhattacharya was fourth in 8.48 seconds. Austen would also get to third place in the triple jump, going 39’10 ¼”.

Also for C-NS, Anthony Lupia worked his way to a second-place time of 2:42.61 in the 1,000-meter run as Auburn’s Justin Middleton (2:39.65) prevailed.

For the Warriors, Ryheim Lawes, Collin Gwilt, Alfasa Halley and Peter Gonzalez were fifth in the 4x400 relay (3:52.77), just ahead of C-NS (3:53.76) in sixth place as Liverpool’s Alex Christensen took seventh in the 600-meter run. Mark Vanmarter was sixth (19’5”) for the Warriors in the long jump.

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