Jamesville-DeWitt and ESM were also at the Rome meet, the Red Rams picking up 37 points for sixth place as the Spartans had 18 points. Bethlehem, with 84.5 points, earned the top spot.
Taylor-Rae Danforth, who was seventh in the 100 hurdles, cleared 9 feet in the pole vault, second to West Genesee’s Abby Uczen (9’6”)., while Patrece Martin went 35’4 ¾” in the triple jump for a runner-up finish behind Bethlehem’s Vicky Buehler (37’5 ¼”).
Ally Fox needed 1:00.21 to get to third place in the 400-meter dash, while Rachel Fairbanks was third in the 800-meter run in 2:17.51. The Rams were fourth in the 1,600 sprint medley relay (4:34.26) as Allison Semmel took fifth in the 400 hurdles (1:12.14) and Salwa El-Hindi took sixth in the shot put with a top throw of 31’9 ¼”.
ESM was victorious in the 4x800, where Juilette Miller, Gabby Pallotta, Grace Maring and Natalie Marra broke the 10-minute mark, winning in 9:59.93, well clear of runner-up Remsen (10:14.43) and the field. Nina Zesky, meanwhile, finished seventh in the long jump and cleared 5’2” in the high jump, second to RFA’s Dana Husband, who beat Zesky by one inch.
A day earlier, J-D’s boys team picked up 20 points and a tie for 12th at the New Hartford Invitational, eight of them from Zach Liebmann clearing 12’6” in the pole vault for second place behind Camden’s Aaron Davis, whose 13’6” is the best in Section III this spring.
Taumeras Howard, Dylan Volk, Samuel Dye and Will Hohreiter were third in the 1,600 sprint medley in 3:56.52. Howard, Volk, Zach Liebmann and Nate Sturgeon were fourth in the 4x100 in 44.65 seconds, not far from Utica Proctor’s winning time of 44 seconds flat. Hohreiter was sixth in the mile in 4:42.81 and Volk took sixth (40’9 ¼”) in the triple jump.