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Cross Country Roundup: Hoffman leads FFCS to sweep

September 26, 2012
By The Leader-Herald ( , The Leader Herald

FONDA - The Fonda-Fultonville boys swept the top three spots as they posted wins over Cobleskill-Richmondville and Schalmont in a Colonial Council cross-country meet Tuesday.

The Braves won by a 17-42 margin over Cobleskill-Richmondville and 19-40 over Schalmont. Cobleskill-Richmondville posted a 27-30 win over Schalmont.

Matt Hoffman won the 3-mile boys race for the Braves, posting a time of 16:35.4.

Tyler Angioli was second for the Braves with a time of 17:04.1, while Jimmy Westman (17:21.7) was third. Schalmont's Jon Riccardi (17:32.6) was fourth and Schalmont's Jeff Budka (17:50.2) was fifth.

Cobleskill-Richmondvile's Jonathon DiCesare was sixth with a time of 17:59.4.

Cameron Gilligan (18:06.5), Dalton Hunter (18:22.0) and Dylan DeSorbo (18:28) also posted top-10 finishes for FFCS, placing seventh, eighth and ninth, respectively.

Other FFCS finishers included Jacob Shave (17th, 20:31), Omijah Piening (18th, 21:27), Damian Freeman (20th, 20:40), Cole Wozniak (26th, 23:12), Dan Westman (27th, 23:20) and Jason Klotz (29th, 26:41).

In the girls meet, Fonda-Fultonville fielded an incomplete team and lost to both Schalmont and Cobleskill-Richmondville by a 15-50 margin despite having the top three finishers. Cobleskill-Richmondville posted a 22-34 win over Schalmont.

Fonda-Fultonville's Jamie Kasza won the girls race, covering the 3-mile course in a time of 19:21.2.

Kim Geniti (21:38.4) was second for the Lady Braves, while Sami Phelps (21:45.2) was third. Schalmont's Cassie Kranick (22:00.6) was fourth and Cobleskill-Richmondville's Jordon Fogel (22:23.1) was fifth.

Carly Littlejohn placed 11th for FFCS with a time of 23:53.

Foothills Council

Gloversville girls sweep

HUDSON FALLS - Brittany Craven won the 3.1-mile girls race to lead the Gloversville girls to a sweep of Hudson Falls and Scotia-Glenville in a Foothills Council meet.

Gloversville posted a 23-34 win over Scotia-Glenville, while both the Huskies and Tartans posted wins over Hudson Falls, which fielded an incomplete team.

Craven finished the race in a time of 20:10, edging Hudson Falls' Haley Mooney (20:11) at the line. Gloversville's Morgan Rienhardt (20:34) was third, Scotia-Glenville's Julia Lindsay (20:40) was fourth and Scotia-Glenville's Becca Kraines (20:48) was fifth.

In the boys meet, Gloversville defeated Hudson Falls 17-46 and lost a narrow 27-29 decision to Scotia-Glenville. The Tartans also topped the host Tigers 15-50.

Gloversville's John Knox won the 3.1-mile boys race with a time of 15:40, while Gloversville's Alex Gifford (16:33) was second.

Scotia-Glenville claimed the next three spots as Daken Broadhead (16:48), Dennis Pollicino (16:49) and Anthony Erno (17:13) were third, fourth and fifth, respectively.

Queensbury sweeps B-P, Glens Falls

QUEENSBURY - The Queensbury boys and girls swept a Foothills Council meet with Glens Falls and Broadalbin-Perth at Crandall Park.

The Queensbury boys won 22-33 over Glens Falls and 18-42 over Broadalbin-Perth. Glens Falls posted a 20-40 win over the Patriots.

Queensbury's Troy Kelly won the boys race with a time of 14:36.25, while Glens Falls Josh Lee (14:42.99) was second. Queensbury's Zane Belden (14:55.45) was third, Broadalbin-Perth's Greg Bogdan (15:01.98) was fourth and Glens Falls' Ben Collins (15:07.71) was fifth.

Other B-P finishers included Patrick Brown (11th, 15:40.23), Matthew Dyer (15th, 16:08.65), Alex Hitrick (23rd, 16:43.21), Hunter Martin (29th, 17:10.57), Nicolai Murphy (30th, 17:28.63), Henry Caughey (43rd, 19:25.51) and Jacob Mosher (47th, 19:43.41).

In the girls meet, Queensbury won by a 15-50 margin over both B-P and Glens Falls. Broadalbin-Perth earned a 24-32 win over Glens Falls.

Queensbury swept the top nine spots led by Tyra Wynn who won with a time of 17:10.42. Taylor Mueller (17:42.00) was second for Queensbury, while Megan Kellogg (17:44.74), Sherri Metcalf (17:51.26) and Emily Guinther (18:10.37) were third, fourth and fifth, respectively, for the Spartans.

Coreena Monroe led Broadalbin-Perth, placing 10th with a time of 18:40.28),

Bridget Reese led Glens Falls, placing 13th with a time of 18:53.55.

Other B-P finishers included Sarah Naple (15th, 19:02.95), Victoria Opalka (17th, 19:39.76), Montana Smith (22nd, 20:10.12), Alex Opalka (24th, 20:13.90), Christa Decker (25th, 20:17.77), and Renee Bellinger (45th, 23:09.09).

South Glens Falls tops Johnstown

SOUTH GLENS FALLS - The Johnstown boys and girls both lost to South Glens Falls in a Foothills Council meet.

The South Glens Falls boys won 24-31, while the girls topped the Lady Bills 20-49.

In the boys race, South Glens Falls' James Stone won with a time of 16:13 on the 3.1-mile course.

Johnstown's Daeshan Buseck was second with a time of 16:17, while South Glens Falls' John Tarantino (16:27) was third. South Glens Falls' Matt Jenkins (16:34) was fourth and Johnstown's Eric Brower (17:01) was fifth.

Other Johnstown finishers included Tyler Askew (sixth, 17:03), Cameron Roten (eighth, 17:33), Aaron Alvarez (10th, 18:23), Jared Smith (13th, 19:12), Seth Clark (19th, 21:32) and Isaac Smith (20th, 22:55).

In the girls race, South Glens Falls swept the top three spots as Sara Billings (19:10.80), Kimberly Braken (19:57) and Amber DeCresente (20:25.50) finished first, second and third, respectively.

Johnstown's Emily Fettinger (20:38.50) was fourth and Johnstown's Skylar Swatt (20:50.60) was fifth.

Other Johnstown finishers included Quincey Brabant (seventh, 21:55.60), Cheyenne Dacorsi (13th, 23:46.12) and Alyssa Henry (14th, 24:05.30).


Mayfield boys split

SCHOHARIE - The Mayfield boys split their meet with Mekeel Christian Academy and Schoharie.

Mayfield topped Schoharie 20-37 and lost 22-35 to Mekeel Christian, which also defeated Schoharie 17-44.

Mekeel Christian's Jake Urys won the 2.5-mile boys race with a time of 16:49, edging Mayfield's Tom McClellan who was second with a time of 16:50.

In the girls meet, all three schools fielded incomplete teams.

Mayfield's Lidija Nikollaj won the 2.5-mile girls race with a time of 20:36. Schoharie's Elizabeth DeGroff (22:53) was second, Mayfield's Kelsey Wasson (23:04) was third, Schoharie's Megan Frisbee (23:42) was fourth and Mayfield's Allie Miller (24:02) was fifth.



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