Trojans edge Hillbillies
Despite Lauren Reyda’s three-win performance, the Fredonia Lady Hillbillies (3-1) fell to Southwestern, 74-68, Monday in CCAA Division 1 girls high school track and field.
Reyda won the 800-meter (2:31), 1,500 (5:23), 3,000 (11:40). She was also a member of the winning 4×800 relay team. Also on that team was Jill Kowalski, Gwenn Stokes and Emily Wan. They finished the relay in 10:35.
Devin Kowalski took first in the 100 high hurdles at :16.7 for a personal record while she also won the long jump at 14-feet-1 inches. She also took first in the triple jump at 30-2.
In the 400, Ally Cobb set a personal record at 1:13.0. Courtney Styborski took first in the discus and the shot put with throws of 91-0 and 29-3, respectively.
Cori Gullo competed in the pole vault for the first time ever and cleared 6-6.
“Girls fought a hard fight,” Fredonia coach Mike Marshall said. “Each meet we continue to improve and we look forward to the competition Wednesday when we take on Dunkirk.”
In the boys’ meet, Jacob Brown was a double winner, but Fredonia fell just short, 71-70.
Brown won the 1,600 and 3,200 with times of 4:58.5 and 10:43.3, respectively.
“Jacob Brown had an outstanding performance,” Fredonia coach Bob Ball noted. “His time in the 3,200 was a personal best. It was a real good race with (Southwestern’s) Ryan Hetrick. Jacob ran well.”
Matt Civilette won the long jump (19-8) and the triple jump (41-3).
Pat McCarthy continued his dominance in the 200 with a time of :24.4. He has yet to lose that event in a dual meet this year.
Josh Goodhue took first in the high jump at 5-2. It was his first time ever competing in the event.
The 3,200 relay team, which consisted of Ryan Meredith, Goodhue, Brown and Jon Saeli placed first at 10:58.4. Meanwhile, the 400 relay team of Zac Dake, Civilette, Saeli and Steve Mignoli finished in :47.9 for first place.
Black?Knight girls win, boys fall
SILVER CREEK – Emily Harford was a triple winner as she led the Silver Creek-Forestville (1-3) girls track and field team past Clymer-Panama-Sherman, 73-67, Monday in CCAA Division 2 action.
Harford took first place in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of :18.2. She also crossed the finish line first in the 100 with a time of :13.7. In the pole vault, she soared 8-feet-6 inches for first place.
Teammate Kalee Dexter was a double winner as she won the high jump at 4-4 and also the long jump at 13-7.
Silver Creek-Forestville will compete at the Frontier Invitational on Friday.
In the boys’ meet, despite three wins from Tyler Bain and two from Mike Elwell, Silver Creek-Forestville dropped a 88-52 decision to Clymer-Sherman-Panama in CCAA Division 1 boys track and field action Monday.
Bain took the 100-meter dash in a time of :11.6, the 200 in a time of 24.1 and the high jump with a height of 5-6. Meanwhile, Elwell took the 400 hurdles in a time of 1:06.6 and the pole vault with a height of 12-6.
Silver Creek-Forestville returns to action Friday at the Frontier Invite.
Dunkirk girls get first win
ever against Olean, boys slip
OLEAN -For the first time in recent memory, the Dunkirk Lady Marauders were able to knock off the Olean Huskies, 85-51, Monday in CCAA Division 1 high school track and field.
Junior Rachel Rosas finished first in the 4×800, 800, 1,500, and 4×400 while senior Lisa Dunbar took first in the 100 and 4×100. Eighth grader Faith Rivera finished first in the 400 intermediate hurdles while junior Agape Berakah finished first in the shot put. Senior Ang Salgado also had a first-place finish as she won the discus.
Other relay members include (4×800) Julia Fred, Calan Pogorzelski, Jessica Gifford and Rosas; (4×100) Samantha Hemenger, Samihya Toomer and Janelle Jasinski; and (4×400) Dunbar, Rivera, Pogorzelski and Rosas.
“This is our first time beating Olean since I took over the program in 2008,” Dunkirk coach AJ Burnside said. “It’s amazing how much confidence athletes get when they mentally believe in themselves. Coach Rosas and I try to help get them prepared and focused on their events. At this point in the season each team is peaking. Physically, we are all within reach of each other, but mentally is where we have found great success this year. It’s going to be one heck of a meet on Wednesday against Fredonia.”
In the boys’ meet, the Dunkirk Marauders fell to Olean, 114-81, Monday in CCAA Division 1 high school track and field.
Javier Soto shined in defeat as he was the winner of the 3,200-meter run with a time of 10:48.6. He was also a member of the winning 4×800 relay team. The team also consisted of Ray Tarnowski, Alec Tomaszewski Kevin Morales. Their winning time was 8:43.4.
Morales also won the 800 with a time of 2:17.2. In the shot put, Alex Williams placed first with a throw of 41-feet-1 inch while Rashad Graham used a 5-8 leap in the high jump to claim first place.
The Marauders will host Fredonia on Wednesday.