During a busy Wednesday of boys track and field, Jordan-Elbridge and West Genesee each won home meets.
Marion Quigley led the way for the Eagles in a 79-46 victory over Skaneateles, claiming a victory in the 800-meter dash in two minutes, 11 seconds while also clearing 5 feet 8 inches in the high jump and going 19’10 ½” in the long jump.
In fact, J-E swept the field events. Aside from Quigley, Nate Williams cleared 9 feet in the pole vault, with Zach Barber going 37’4 ½” in the triple jump as Austin Poticher had a winning shot put toss of 40’1 ½” and discus throw of 106’4”.
On the oval, Ethan Kinney took the 400-meter dash in 54.8 seconds, with Ryan Chiaramonte going 1:01.4 in the 400 hurdles as both of them were part of an Eagles relay sweep.
Kinney, Hugh Schader, Kenny Williams and Jared Alpha ran the 4×800 in 9:19.6. Chiaramonte, Nate Williams, Jeremiah Sparks and Erik Jewell won the 4×100 in 46.5 seconds before Alpha, Chiaramonte, Logan Kinney and Michael Bennink won the 4×400 in 3:53 flat.
As this went on, West Genesee handled Nottingham 94-32, and on Senior Day Sean Byrnes won back-to-back races, going 1:05.6 in the 400 hurdles and then taking the 800-meter run in 2:15.1. He also helped Brian Mirabito, Ryan Allen and David Pinker win the 4×400 relay in a clocking of 4:05.9.
Chris McAfee was victorious in the shot put (42’5”) and discus (120’5”), while Griffin Dombroske went 19’7 ½” in the long jump before a winning triple jump of 39’ ¼”. David Wenner cleared 5’8” in the high jump and Marcus Body topped 9 feet in the pole vault.
Dan Gill was first in the 110 hurdles in 16.8 seconds before Matt Bartolotta won the mile in 4:52.8 and Paul Stannard went 52.5 seconds in the 400 sprint.
WG also claimed all three relay events. Dombroske, Patrick Trivison, Nathan Couse and Ahmad Wady ran the 4×800 in 9:28.8, with Gill, Mirabito, Frank DePalma and Patrick Peris winning the 4×100 in 45.1 seconds as Byrns,
At the start of the week, it was Marcellus facing Solvay in a three-team meet. The Mustangs won big, 84-44, over the Bearcats, though both sides lost to Cazenovia, who prevailed 102-39 over Marcellus and 124-17 over Solvay.
Even with the Lakers claiming most of the events, the Mustangs’ Joe Riccardi swept the distance events, claiming a victory in the mile in 5:04.8, taking the 800-meter run in 2:15.9 and then getting first place in the 3,200-meter run in 10:47.8.
Nick Patterson gained the Mustangs’ lone victory in a field event, going 39’ ¾” in the triple jump. David White was second in the 100-meter dash in 12.2 seconds and second in the 200-meter dash in 25.4 seconds.
Solvay’s Jaimen Bliss was victorious in the 400 sprint in 54.9 seconds, while Dylan Ewars was second in the 400 hurdles in 1:05.2, just behind Cazenovia’s Jacob Olkowski, who won in 1:04.9.
Westhill hosted Chittenango last Tuesday, just after competing in the Bears’ own invitational meet on April 27, and prevailed by a score of 91-50, with Ben Eassa taking the triple jump with a leap of 40’6” and clearing 11’6” in the pole vault. Luke Puglisi cleared 10 feet to finish second to Eassa in the pole vault.
Tom Howard tore to a time of 22.1 seconds in the 200-meter dash as Evan Watt claimed the 400 hurdles in 1:00.6. Howard, Watt, Eassa and Connor Schwartz as Westhill won the 4×100 relay in 46.1 seconds.
Jake Suddaby went 4:51.7 to hold off Jacob Fricano (4:52.1) in the mile. Evan Ballard threw the discus 39’1” to beat Charlie Doebert (36’5”) as Ben Helfeld, throwing the discus 118’9”, beat Ballard’s 105’8”.
Cade VanOrnam, Kaleb VanOrnam, Brendan Rewakowski and JacobRoberts were victorious in the 4×800 in 8:44.6 to Chittenango’s 8:46.7, with Rewakowski also winning the 800 in 2:10.7 to edge the Bears’ Matt Morak (2:11.1).
A crowded weekend saw J-E’s Chiaramonte finish third in the 400 hurdles at CBA’s Brother Basilian Invitational with a time of 1:01.42, not far from the winning 1:01.02 by Adirondack’s Aiden Cronsier. Quigley was fifth in the 110 hurdles as the Eagles were fifth in the 4×800 as Jewell was seventh in the long jump.
Over at the New Hartford Boys Invitational, WG, Westhill, Solvay and Marcellus each had supporting roles.
The Warriors had Suddaby, Van Ornam, Rewakowski and Will Thornton finish second in the 4×800 in 8:44.53, while the Wildcats were fourth in the 4×100 in 45.07 seconds. Dombroske was fifth in the 400 sprint. The Mustangs had Riccardi finish sixth in the mile.