Fredonia girls win, boys fall

Lauren Reyda was a triple winner in leading the Fredonia Lady Hillbillies past Olean, 79-62, Tuesday in CCAA Division 1 high school girls track and field action.

Reyda won the 800-meter run at 2:36, the 1,500 at 5:25 and the 3,000 in 11:45. She also helped lead 4×800 relay team claim first place with a time of 11:33. Cori Gullo, Gwen Stokes and Jill Kowalski rounded out that relay team.

Courtney Styborski won the discus with a heave of 87-feet-6 inches and Emily McKinnon won the shot put at 30-6. Stokes won the high jump at 4-6 and Devon Kowalewski won the triple jump with a personal-best leap of 33-3.

Gullo also recorded a personal best in the pole vault as she cleared seven feet for second place.

“The girls worked hard all year,” Fredonia coach Mike Marshall said. “We are looking forward to Counties in Olean on Friday and Saturday.”

In the boys’ meet Olean (6-0) ran past Fredonia (3-3), 109-32.

The Huskies took first place in every event to pick up its sixth league win of the year as Adam Pecherzewski took first in the long jump (19-feet, 10-inches), triple jump (41-10-1/2) and high jump (5-8) while John Panus was first in the 1,600- and 3,200-meter events. Panus finished the 1,600 in 4:48.4 and the 3,200 in a time of 11:05.4 while Destin Sweeten was first in the 110 and 400 hurdles in :16.1 and 1:01.1, respectively.

Matt McCarthy was the Hillbillies’ top performer as he took second with personal-bests in the 100 (:11.5), high jump (5-6) and triple jump (38-2). He also set a personal best in the pole vault at 11-feet, but did not place.

“Our performances were pretty good in terms of times,” Fredonia head coach Bob Ball said. “We just went against a really talented team.”

Also for the Hillbillies, Jake Brown was second in the 1,600 (4:51) and the 3,200 (11:11) while Max Payne tied his personal best in the discus with his throw of 119-feet, which was good enough for second place. Jarrett Johnson finished third in the 400 hurdles in a time of 1:02.8.