SCHENECTADY - The Gloversville boys and girls indoor track and field teams both finished second Saturday in a Tri-County Indoor Track League meet at Union College.
"All of our athletes did really well today. We had a lot of personal records broken, and the coaching staff is in an agreement that this year will be a very special year for the Gloversville indoor track teams," Gloversville coach Stephen Wendt said. "We would also like to personally thank all of the parents and staff that help out with the meet on Saturday; because of your help we ran a great meet and had a lot of compliments about the program and the support we have."
In the boys' meet, John Knox III won the 1,600 meters with a time of 4:34, while Alex Gifford was second with a time of 4:44.
Knox also won the 3,200 meters with a time of 9:56.1, while Jack Hayes was second and Adam Sleezer was fifth.
In the shot put, Brendan Dutcher won with a throw of 39-4 for the Huskies, while Luther Sledge (36-7) was third and Lance Sledge (36-1) was fourth.
Phil Meher (5-6) was second in the high jump for Gloversville, Zachary Funk (37-8) was third in the triple jump and Alessandro Ciuci (1:39.2) was fourth in the 600 meters. Zachary Skinner (42.2 seconds) added a fifth in the 300 meters for the Huskies.
Gloversville also finished second in the 4 x 200 and 4 x 800 relays, while placing sixth in the 4 x 400 relay.
In the girls' meet, Hayley Ferrara won the pole vault with a height of 7-0.
Chanel Thomas won the long jump for Gloversville with a leap of 15-9, while Amanda Cabrera-Case (14-10) was second.
In the 45-meter dash, Dayna Peck (6.5 seconds) was third, Thomas (6.7 seconds) was fourth and Cabrera-Case (6.9 seconds) was fifth. Dayna Peck (28-1) also placed second in the triple jump.
Carolyn Peck was sixth in the 300 and 600 meters with times of 48.2 seconds and 1:59, respectively, for Gloversville.
Brittany Craven (5:25) was third in the 1,500 meters and Morgan Rienhardt (5:32) was fourth. Brianna Port (26-11) was fourth in the triple jump for Gloversville, while Krysta Lee was second in the shot put with a throw of 27-0. Gloversville also placed second in the 4 x 200 relay and third in the 4 x 800 relay.
FFCS boys second, girls fourth at meet
SCHENECTADY - The Fonda-Fultonville boys indoor track team finished second at its season-opening Tri-County Indoor Track League meet at Union College on Saturday.
The FFCS girls finished fourth in the team standings.
In the boys' meet, Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake won with a total of 120.5, while FFCS was second with 93.
Matt Hoffman won the 1,000 and 1,600 meters for the Braves with times of 2:47 and 4:41, respectively.
Kyle Guiffre won the shot put for the Braves with a throw of 44-2, while Tyler Cranker (40-5 1/2) was second.
In the 50-meter hurdles, Michael Sweet (7.3 seconds) was second and Jacob Hentnik (7.9 seconds) was fourth.
Hentnik also placed fifth in the long jump with a leap of 17-4.
In the 600 meters, Dalton Hunter (1:36.0) was second and Ray Lybolt (1:39.0) was fifth.
Jimmy Westman (4:59.0) was fourth in the 1,600 meters for FFCS, while Joe Fox was fourth in the high jump with a leap of 5-3. In the triple jump, Tom Dwyer (35-7) was second for the Braves, while Riley Cook (32-1) was sixth. Fonda-Fultonville's 'A' team was fourth in the 4 x 200 relay, while the 'B' team was fifth.
Fonda-Fultonville also placed fourth in the 4 x 400 relay and third in the 4 x 800 relay.
In the girls' meet, Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake won with a total of 119 points. Ballston Spa (84 points) was second, Niskayuna (66) was third and Fonda-Fultonville (56) was fourth.
Jamie Kasza won the 3,000 meters with a time of 11:20.0.
In the shot put, Whitney Martuscello (28-4) was second and Camryn Savoie (27-9 1/2) was fourth. Lindsay Therrien was second in the 50-meter hurdles with a time of 8.3 seconds. Therrien also was second in the long jump with a leap of 14-6.
Samantha Phelps (3:31.0) was third in the 1,000 meters, while Alesha Heacock (28-6) was fifth in the triple jump. Fonda-Fultonville also placed fourth in the 4 x 400 and 4 x 800 relays.