FONDA - Albany Academy completed a sweep of Fonda-Fultonville Tuesday in Colonial Council cross-country action at Fonda-Fultonville High School.
Led by Griffin Keegan's first-place finish in 17:15.69, the Cadets edged Fonda-Fultonville 26-29, while the Albany Academy girls posted a 15-0 win over an incomplete Fonda-Fultonville line up.
Cameron Gilligan was first into the chute for the Braves with his runner-up finish in 17:20.01. He was joined by Dylan Desorbo (4/17:50.29), Dalton Hunter (6/17:59.74), Damian Freeman (8/18:30.27) and Danny Westman (9/19:16.96) as points scorers for the Braves.
Fonda-Fultonville’s Kim Geniti, left, and Kacie Hunter head toward the finish line for a one-two finish in Tuesday’s Colonial Council cross-country meet at Fonda-Fultonville High School. (The Leader-Herald/Bill Trojan)
Also competing for Fonda-Fultonville were Clane Newcomer (14/20:24..31), Jason Klotz (20/21:29.69) and Cole Wozniak (21/21:30.08).
Joining Keegan in the finish for Albany Academy were Max Tulchinsky (3/17:47.88), Nick Fruscio (5/15:59.10), Ben Delvecchio (7/18:27.69) and Roan Fleischer (10/19:19.84).
Kim Geniti and Kacie Hunter posted a one-two finish for Fonda-Fultonville in the girls race.
Geniti was first with her time of 21:28.12, while Hunter was second in a time of 21:33.75 and Carly Littlejohn completed with Lady Braves' line up with her seventh place finish in 24:17.59.
Kaitlyn McGorvey was first into the chute for Albany Academy with her third places finish in 22:09.19. She was followed by Emily Aches (4/22:10.76), Natalie Tulchinsky (5/22:19.03), Marielle McHale (6/23:42.54) and Hannah Tulchinsky (8/24:20.48) as the points scorers.
Western Athletic Conference
Mayfield 15, Galway inc.
Mayfield 15, Schoharie inc.
Galway 15, Mayfield inc.
Galway 15, Schoharie inc.
SCHOHARIE - The Mayfield boys swept Tuesday's league meet.
The Panthers' Josh Gallup led Mayfield with his third place finish in 17:32 over the 3.2-mile course. Connor Akowicz finished fourth in 18:10 and Mitch Akowicz was fifth in 18:38.
In the girls meet, Emily Cromie placed fourth in 23:06, while Julen Nicollas was sixth in 23:53, Kelsey Wasson was seventh in 24:03 and Emily Barker place eighth in 24:23.
Duanesburg 24, Canajoharie-Fort Plain 33
Duanesburg 15, Mekeel Christian 47
Canajoharie-Fort Plain 18, Mekeel Christian 43
Canajoharie-Fort Plain 15, Mekeel Christian inc.
Canajoharie-Fort Plain 15, Duanesburg inc.
FORT PLAIN - Canajoharie-Fort Plain's Jordan Ahrens covered the 3.0-miles in 16:54 to be first into the chute, but Duanesburg runners filled the next three spots to help the Eagles sweep the WAC meet.
Jon Payack was fifth overall in a time of 18:17, while Ruben McFarlene was sixth overall in 18:28. Andy Hanifin placed 11th overall and 10th against the Eagles win 21:02, while Lucas Steenburg was 13th overall and 11th against Duanesburg in 21:18.
Xavier McKinley (2/17:27), Patrick Murphy (3/17:28), Devin VanVleck (4/18:12), Brendon VanVlack (7/18:50) and Steve Gregory (8/19:25) scored for Duanesburg.
In the girls race, Cheyenne Munson placed second behind Duanesburg's Katie Gregory. Gregory turned in a time of 21:35, while Munson finished in 21:39.
Canajoharie-Fort Plain's Gabby Bridgewater was third overall with her time of 22:30, followed by Breanna Hazzard 6/24:29), Abby Boyer (7/24:50), Lexi Kane (8/24:50) and Carolyn Adams (9/26:25).
Olivia Munson finished fourth overall for Duanesburg in 23:04,while Bridgett VanValen was fifth overall in 24:04.
CBA 15, Amsterdam 50
Amsterdam 21, Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons 34
CBA 16, Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons 43
Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons 25, Amsterdam 32
SCHENECTADY - Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons' Tayla Williams picked up the victory Tuesday that helped the Lady Griffins lock up the Big 10 championship with a perfect 6-0 record. Amsterdam finished second in the league standings with a 5-1 record.
Amsterdam's Ilenis Quinones was second into the chute with her time of 19:07, while Olivia Lazarou placed fourth in 19:24. Chantel Dopp was fifth in 19:53 followed by Caitlyn Adamchick (9/21:00), Kennedy Nordby (12/22:40) and Alyssa Turo (14/23:06).
"The girls ran hard and intensely," Amsterdam girls coach Stu Palczak said. "Our lead pace ran great, but we were unable to overcome their depth. We congratulate ND-BG on their Big 10 championship and on another fine season."
In the boys race, CBA's Justin Van Epps edged Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons' Jonah Allard for the win. VanEpps toured the course in 15:22, while Allard finished in 15:25.
Brett Flint led Amsterdam with his ninth place run in 17:26. He was followed by Jon Knack (11/17:52), Gabe Fernendez (12/17:52), David Graveley (13/18:05) and Teddy Picciocca (16/18:18) in the Rams scoring.
"We knew CBA was a great team, and we focused more on NDBG," Amsterdam boys coach Kevin Wilary said. "We knew that it would be a close meet with them. The boys wanted to beat NDBG because we haven't beaten them in several years."
With the wins, CBA locked up the Big 10 boys championship.