West Genesee boys track wins 4×100 at league meet

first_imgOverall, WG’s girls finished fifth out of six teams with 45.5 points as host Liverpool (185 points) prevailed, while the boys Wildcats had 42 points for seventh place in an eight-team field as Cicero-North Syracuse (125 points) edged Baldwinsville (121 points) for the title.Olivia Becker, Sandy Gardino, Natalie Keiling and Caitlin Mills rose to third place in the girls 4×100 in 52.26 seconds, with Mikeayla DeJesus, Abby Kuppinger, Abby Cooper and Mia Mitchell third in the 4×400 relay in 4:15.77.In field events, Etana Davis was fourth in the discus with a throw of 77’8”, just ahead of Vivian Youmans (76’5”) in fifth place as Davis also had a fifth-place shot put toss of 26’3 ½”. Tags: track and fieldWest Genesee In many different spots, the West Genesee track and field teams managed to find success during Thursday’s Salt City Athletic Conference Metro division championships at Liverpool High School Stadium.The boys Wildcats were victorious in the 4×100 relay, where Dan Gill, Jakob Petrocci, Patrick Peris and Esisas Brumfield went 43.96 seconds to easily outpace runner-up Corcoran (45.54) and the field.Before that, in the 100-meter dash, Gill, in 11.16 seconds, was second to Nottingham’s Jamel Nellons (11.06) as Esisas Brumfield was third in 11.38 seconds. Peris finished fourth in the 200-meter dash in 23.92 seconds, with Petrocci ninth.center_img Sophomore Lauren Puchta took third place in the girls pentathlon with 1,880 points in her first attempt at this event. Mitchell, Emma Lounsbery, Haylee McAuliffe and Kate Glass got fourth place in the 4×800 relay in 10:48.10.Becker got fifth place in the 100 hurdles in 17.47 seconds and sixth place in the triple jump with 31’6 ½”. DeJesus was fifth in the 200-meter dash in 27.60 seconds and also fifth in the 400-meter dash in 1:01.44. Kuppinger was fifth in the 400 hurdles in 1:11.74.Natalie Buckhout had a sixth-place time of 5:05.40 in the 1,500-meter run as Liz Morey finished eighth. Alana Eastman finished sixth in the 800-meter run in 2:31.80, with Caitlin Raymond sixth in the 2,000-meter steeplechase in 8:47.90 and Faith Knox eighth in the 3,000-meter run. Mills cleared 4’6” in the high jump, tying for sixth place.Aside from the sprints, the WG boys got its best finish from Matt Bartolotta, who went 4:27.66 in the mile, second to the 4:23.77 by Fayetteville-Manlius’ Nolan Chiles. Peter McMahon finished ninth in 4:54.81.Marcus Body rose to fifth place in the pole vault, clearing 9’6” as Justin Byrne was seventh with 8’6”. Tony Pitzeruse was sixth in the shot put with a throw of 39’10” as Henri Youmans was seventh (96’3”) in the discus. Exavier Brumfileld was sixth in the long jump, going 19’5 ½”, with Noah Uczen ninth in the triple jump.Joe Desocio, Zack Quinn, Joe Parisi and Aiden Walsh were fifth in the 4×800 in 9:42.15. Bryan Reichert finished eighth in the 110 high hurdles in 20.04 seconds. Hopeton Wellington cleared 5’4” in the high jump to finish eighth.Each of WG’s teams will head to C-NS’s Bragman Stadium on Wednesday for the Section III Class AA championships.Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedInRedditComment on this Story last_img read more