C-NS track and field dominates Baldwinsville

Northstars sweep Bees, Henninger in 48-hour span

Cicero-North Syracuse’s track and field teams had quite a successful finish to its CNY Counties League National division slate, earning a sweep over Baldwinsville on Wednesday afternoon.

In the closer boys meet at Pelcher-Arcaro Stadium, the Northstars prevailed, 89-52, over the Bees, and that included a sweep of all the long-distance running events.

Bryan Bausinger needed just four minutes, 40 seconds to run the mile, going on to take the 800-meter run in 2:08 before Colin Greenseich won the 3,200-meter run in 10:09.1.

Pete Girardi rolled to first in the 110 high hurdles in 15.1 seconds, with Morgan Austen needing 57.8 seconds to win the 400 hurdles. They both moved on to field events, where Austen went 18 8 ¼” in the long jump and Girardi went 38’3 ¼” in the triple jump.

Mark Hentges soared to 12’9” in the pole vault, while Nick Antonello cleared 5’6” in the high jump. Joe Castaldo had a 130-foot discus throw after tossing the shot put 47’10”. C-NS won despite B’ville sweeping all three relay events.

At Bragman Stadium, the girls Northstars pummeled B’ville 102-39, and once again Sasha Pulaski won both sprints, going 12.6 seconds in the 100-meter dash and 26.6 seconds in the 200-meter dash. Madison Kolakowski took the 400-meter dash in 1:01.2,

Moving to the distance events, Jacqlynn Halstead went 11:27 flat in the 3,000-meter run, this after Jilliann Norris took 5:06 to prevail at 1,500 meters and Amanda Shuman won the 800-meter run in a clocking of 2:38. Norris, Kolakowski, Taylor Parry and Cassandra Baldwin were victorious in the 4x800 relay in 10:07.

C-NS won four of five field events, including the long jump, where Hannah Szumloz went 16 feet 2 ½ inches. Destiny Monica threw the shot put 32’7”, while Julia King had a top triple jump of 33’2”. Whitney Hotchkiss cleared 8’6” for first place in the pole vault.

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