Girls Wildcats take second at Bob Grieve Invitational

Westhill/Ludden fifth as Sterly claims victory in pole vault

— Richardson also was sixth in the long jump (15’6 ½”), giving her 17 points for the night. Also, eighth-grader Carly Benson impressed in the 1,000-meter run, finishing third in 3:09.59.

Also for the Wildcats, Mary McGlynn, Lindsay Weaver, Maria Matkoski and Alicia Sakran took second place in the 4x800 relay in 10:27.50, with F-M (9:56.18) on top. Genny Corcoran, Molly Clark, Olivia Daigneau and Natalie Jetter put Westhill/Ludden (10:57.54) in fifth place.

Tatiana Monds took fourth in the 55-meter dash in 7.71 seconds and paired with Daigneau, Doherty and Shelby Stack to get fourth place (1:55.63) in the 4x200 relay. J-E’s lone points came in the 600-meter run, where Abby Gugel took fourth place in 3:11.83, just behind Benson.

As for the boys teams who took part in the Grieve Invitational the night before, West Genesee had the best performance, picking up 30 points to tie Jamesville-DeWitt for fifth place. Liverpool took the team title with 85 points, well clear of runner-up F-M (66 points) and the field.

By himself, Jack Erhard earned 10 of the Wildcats’ points as he won the 600-meter run. With a time of one minutes, 26.72 seconds, Erhard held off Liverpool’s Alex Christensen (1:26.91) by 0.19 seconds for that top spot. Jordan-Elbridge’s Dylan Whittico was fourth, in 1:28.34, with Solvay’s Eric Goodrich (1:30.89) in sixth place.

Isaiah Lee nearly won the triple jump for the Bearcats, going 40 feet 2 ½ inches, trailing only Corcoran’s Hizyme Potter, who won with 40’4 ½”, two inches ahead of Lee. Josh Marotti, clearing 11’6”, made his way to fourth place in the pole vault, while WG’s Ejay Harrell cleared 5’8” in the high jump to tie for second as J-E’s Nathan Hollis (5’6”) was seventh.

Westhill/Bishop Ludden junior Xavier Fleurinor made his way to third place in the 55-meter hurdles in 8.58 seconds, where Marotti (8.91 seconds) was sixth. WG’s Nate Conroy took fourth in the mile in 4:36.94, with teammate Sean Beney (4:38.86) in sixth place.

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