Indoor track: Tartans sweep Division III titles
Scotia-Glenville won both team titles at the Section II Division III meet at the University at Albany Saturday.
Grant Norton ran to narrow victories in the 1,000 (2:49.09) and 1,600 (4:44.48) to lead the Scotia-Glenville boys, who also placed first at the Independent League championship meet.
Devon Willis of Schalmont went 7.87 to win the 55 hurdles, soared 47-6 3⁄4 to take the triple jump and joined with Trevon Perez-Tucker, Kyle Strube and Hunter Gac on a triumphant 800 relay. Willis’ triple jump distance is No. 5 on the all-time Section II list.
Don Thorington of Cobleskill-Richmondville won the weight throw and shot put.
Kim Denny provided Scotia-Glenville with its lone girls’ win in the pole vault. Julia Flower of Schalmont doubled in the 1,000 and 1,600. Chanel Thomas of Gloversville won the 55 hurdles to go with long jump and triple jump titles.
Fonda-Fultonville won the boys’ title and Stillwater topped the girls at the Section II Division IV meet.
The Braves got a victory in the 3,200 relay with Ray Lybolt, Dylan DeSorbo, Dan Westman and Dalton Hunter, while teammate Ryan Park was best in the triple jump.
Jeremy Spiezio of Greenwich won the 600, 1,000 and 1,600. Tyler Rivera of Chatham won the 55 dash, shot put and high jump.
Adrienne Dudla won the 55 hurdles, Leah Moran won the 300 and long jump, Danika Svendsen won the weight throw, and Tatyana Dunn won the high jump to spark the Stillwater girls.
Erin Clark of Chatham won the 1,000 and 1,500. Talya Willia took the 600 and helped Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons prevail in the 3,200 relay.
At the New Balance Collegiate Invitational, held at The Armory in New York City, the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake girls and boys finished seventh and eighth, respectively, in the 800 meters, but they each posted excellent times.
The girls team ran a 9:22.55, the third-fastest in the state, and consisted of Janelle Roghaker (2:17.6), Dani Martino (2:19.1), Allie Fernandez (2:22.5) and Stephanie Terrier (2:22.3).
The boys team finished eighth in a time of 8:00.14 and consisted of John Rabideau (1:59.6), Jared Short (1:59.6), Patrick McGuinness (2:00.35) and Robert Kirsty (1:57.4).