Liverpool boys track and field star Travis Chewning-Kulick earned a victory in the pole vault during Thursday’s Section III state qualifying meet at Bragman Stadium. As the only athlete to clear 13 feet 6 inches, Chewning-Kulick earned a berth in this weekend’s state meet at Middletown.
continued C-NS’s Mark Broughton was fourth (23.72 seconds) in the 200, and in the 4x100 relay he, along with Shawn Webb, Steve Mirizio and Nathan Hilt, hit the line in 43.30 seconds, just behind RFA, who won in 43.04 seconds. Destiny Monica was second in the shot put with 34’3 ¼”, with Shannon Hanmer fifth in the discus.
The Warriors saw Gaurab Bhattacharya finish second (15.98 seconds) to Oswego’s Cory Keefe (14.92 seconds) in the 110 high hurdles, with Alex Christensen second in the 800-meter run in 1:58.37 and Ben Petrella second (9:38.41) in the 3,200-meter run. Morgan Mahoney was second in the girls 3,000-meter run in 10:43 flat as Juliana Basla was third in the girls 800 in 2:19.03.
C-NS saw Pete Girardi take third in the 400 hurdles in 56.76 seconds, while Avery Yarn made his way to third in the 400-meter dash in 51.22 seconds. Javielle Fanizzi (16’6 ½”) and Hannah Szumloz (16’2 ½”) were third and fifth, respectively, in the girls long jump.
Neil Gill was fourth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase in 10:45.32, with Szumloz (16.54 seconds) and Cheyanna Colin (16.83 seconds) third and fourth, respectively, in the 100-meter hurdles. Jade Jenkins had a third-place triple jump of 35’10” as Fanizzi finished seventh and Szumloz ninth. Nicole Herringshaw took sixth place in the high jump.