2016 Cross Country
Out of Section Invitationals - 9/24/16
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Since there were a bunch of Section 2 team running out of the section this weekend, I've included a small summery of the meets here. If I'm missing something just let me know.
McDaniel-Baxter Invitational @ Chenango Valley State Park (Section 6)
Varsity Boys Race 1: Saratoga take the top three spots to easily win the team title with 31 points. Albany Academy finished a strong 4th place with 131 points. Saratoga was led by Individual champion Declan Hines (16:02.8), Shea Weilbaker (2nd, 16:17.9), and Geoff Howles (3rd,16:26.2) taking the top three spots. Albany Academy were led by Marcus O'Leary (4th,16:32.6) and Max Tulchinsky (11th,16:54.5).
Varsity Boys Race 3: Berlin placed 12th with 382 points. Nick Styer was their top runner finishing in 43rd in 17:54.3
Varsity Boys Race 7: Duanesburg placed 17th with 456 points, Brandon VanVlack was their top runner finishing in 59th in 17:42.0.
Varsity Boys Race 9: Glens Falls placed a strong 4th place with 148 points, South Glens Falls finished 14th with 304 points. Glens Falls was led by Chris Hughes' 4th place finish in a Section 2 fastest time of 16:04.7. South Glens Falls was led by Frank Triolo's 20th place finish in 17:16.1.
Varsity Boys Race 11: Schuylerville and Voorheesville finished 6th and 7th respectively, both teams with 161 points but Schuylerville gets the nod on the tiebreaker and Broadalbin-Perth placed 10th with 278 points. Voorheesville was led by top 20 finishes by Evan Esslin (7th,17:14.6) and Matt Tipton (17th,17:45.4). Schuylerville was led by top runner Spencer Swoboda (24th, 17:59.8) and Broadalbin-Perth was led by Wyatt Couperus (53rd,19:19.2).
Varsity Girls Race 4: Berlin placed 18th with 498 points, Cayla Hungerford led the team in 50th place in 22:37.6.
Varsity Girls Race 10: Duanesburg placed 7th with 182 points with South Glens Falls right behind in 8th place with 189 points and Glens Falls in 13th place with 326 points. Duanesburg was led by Elaine Atanasova finishing in 9th in 19:49.4. South Glens Falls were led by a strong showing by Regina Rosati in 5th place in 19:16.3, the fastest section 2 time of the day. Glens Falls was led by a 34th place finish by Sarah Burton (21:54.8).
Varsity Girls Race 12: Voorheesville finished in 6th place with 161 points, just ahead of Broadalbin-Perth's 7th place finish with 166 points. Schuylerville ran incomplete. Voorheesville was led by Robin Wakeley finishing in 23rd place in 21;49.9, Broadalbin-Perth got a top 15 finish by Celine Onzo (15th,21:18.6) ,ans Schuylerville got top 20 finishes by Ashley Watson (5th,20:06.7) and Sunni LaBounty (18th,21:32.6).
Baldwinsville Invitational @ Durgee Junior High (Section 3)
Boys: Burnt Hills took the 3rd through 5th spots and four in the top ten to win the large school race over host Baldwinsville 38-59 on the 2.95 mile course. Burnt Hills was led by the 3-4-5 finish by Tyler Berg, Evan Brennan, and Aidan Gillooley, all finishing together in 15:20. Nick Hunziker (7th,15:34.1) and Michael Bashant (19th,15:55.9)
Wingfoot XC Classic @ Georgia
Girls: Saratoga girls went down to Georgia, not looking for a soul to steal, but for a team title which they pulled off with 53 points. The team was led by individual champion Kelsey Chmiel, winning the title in 17:17.6. The Streaks also got top 15 finishes by Peton Engborg (8th,18:52.0) and Ciara Knott (15th,19:09.2)
E.J. Herrmann Invitational @ Proctor Park, Utica (Section 3)
Varsity Boys-Division 1: Fort Plain/Canajoharie finished 7th with 211 points with Cobleskill-Richmondville in 13th with 343 points, Berne-Knox-Westerlo was incomplete. Fort Plain/Canajoharie was led by a 27th place finish by Andrew Yacobucci (19:36.4), Cobleskill-Richmondville got a 64th place finish from Ethan Chichester (21:07.4), and Berne-Knox-Westerlo got top 20 finishes from Xzavier Rich (10th,18:29.5) and Travis Jackson (13th,18:43.8)
Varsity Girls-Division 1: Cobleskill-Richmondville placed in 2nd place with 83 points with Fort Plain/Canajoharie close behind in 3rd with 102 points. Berne-Knox-Westerlo was incomplete. Cobleskill-Richmondville was led by top 20 finished from Emily Jackson (9th,22:02.7), Ashley Kubat (16th,22:38.2), and Sophia Tesla (18th,22:59.7). Fort Plain Canajoharie got a top 10 finish from Eliza Cechnicki (10th,22:09.3), and Berne-Knox-Westerlo was led by a top 15 finish by Caroline Mundell (14th,22:27.3).
Varsity Boys-Division 2: Niskayuna took the 3rd through 7th spots to easily take the team title with 25 points. Niskayuna was led by Marty Dolan (3rd,17:05.6), Joseph Quinn (4th,17:08.9), Donovan Tucker (5th,17:10.7), Aidan Canavan (6th,17:13.0), and Joesph Hale (7th,17:38.6). Scotia-Glenville placed 4th with 125 points led by Jacob Greski's 10th place finish (10th,17:53.4), and Averill Park placed 7th with 203 points, led by Jeremy Gundrum (9th,17:43.0).
Varsity Girls-Division 2: Like the boys, the Niskayuna girls placed their top 5 in the top 10 overall to easily win the team title with 32 points. Niskayuna was led by individual champion Abigail Spiers, finishing in 19:49.3. Also in the top ten were Charlotte Kokernak (6th,20:29.1), Lexi Sciortino (7th,20:31.9), Amelia Kokernak (8th,20:35.7), and Sydney Smith (10th,20:47.0). Scotia-Glenville placed 6th with 174 points and were led by Juliana Geniti (26th,22:16.1). Averill Park finished in 10th place with 276 points and led by their top runner Emily Limoges (53rd,24:50.9).
Ocean State Invitational - Goddard Park, Rhode Island
Boys-Championship: Guilderland's Noah Carey took the individual title finishing in 15:30.5 with teammate Noah Tindale finishing 3rd in 15:46.3. Shenendehowa finished in 4th place with 130 points with Guilderland one point behind them in 4th place. Shenendehowa was led top 25 finishes by Alex Hislop (18th,16:22.0) and Alex Matson (24th,16:37.6).
Varsity Boys 1: LaSalle finished in 26th place led by Joe Marchese (122nd,19:03.4)
Varsity Boys 2: Bethlehem finished in 2nd place with 136 points led by top 10 finishes by Cameron Davis (4th,16:18.3) and Riley Grossman (7th,16:22.3)
Girls Championship: Guilderland takes the team title with 63 points, the team was led by top 20 finishes by Emily Bini (5th,18:58.0), Olivia Fanshawe (6th,19:02.2), and Hannah Gallagher (20th,19:37.8).
Varsity Girls 1: Greenwich placed 4th led by top five finishes by Brynne Wright (3rd,18:38.2) and Emma Cronin (4th,19:04.4).
Varsity Girls 2: Colonie takes the top 3 individual spots to win the team title with 41 points. Colonie was led by individual champion Katrhyn Tenney, finishing in 18:47.6), Amanda Chambers (2nd,19:09.5), and Marilyn O'Brien (3rd,19:14.4). Bethlehem placed in 3rd with 154 points and was led by Rachel Hodge (5th,19:20.4), and Shaker finished in 6th place with 185 points, led by top ten finishes by Peyton Czupil (4th,19:15.1) and Rachel Brown (8th,19:37.0).