Track & Field Roundup: Galway boys place second at sectionals

Fort Plain-Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville’s Tyler Brado competes in the long jump at the Section II Group 5 Championships at Fonda-Fultonville Central School on Tuesday. Brado won the long jump, triple jump and high jump at the meet. (The Leader-Herald/Bill Trojan)

FONDA — Galway finished second in the boys team standings at the Section II Group 5 Track and Field Championships at Fonda-Fultonville Central School on Tuesday.

Maple Hill won the boys team title with 149 points, while Galway was second with 74.5 points. Lake George (65 points) was third, Fort Plain-Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville (58) was fourth and Cambridge (49) was fifth.

Fort Plain-Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville senior Tyler Brado won three events in the boys meet.

Brado won the high jump, with a leap of 6-4, the long jump, with a leap of 20-2 and the triple jump, with a leap of 41-6.

Nate Florian won the discus for FP-OESJ with a distance of 130-0. He also placed second in the shot put with a throw of 41 3/4.

Galway’s Rachel Wnuk competes in the 100-meter hurdles at the Section II Group 5 Championships at Fonda-Fultonville Central School on Tuesday. (The Leader-Herald/Bill Trojan)

Mekhi Lanier was fourth in the 100 meters with a time of 11.97 seconds and sixth in the 200 meters with a time of 24.88 seconds for Fort Plain-Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville, while Deegan Eggleston was sixth in the pentathlon with a total of 1,512 points.

FP-OESJ also was fourth in the 4 x 400 relay

Jake Restivo was second in the 100 meters with a time of 11.59 seconds for Galway, while Steve Mothon (12.15) was sixth.

Restivo also placed second in the long jump with a leap of 19-11 1/2 and second in the triple jump with a leap of 40-10.

Erik Matthews (2:08.71) was third in the 800 meters for Galway, while Holden Decker (2:16.45) was sixth. Matthews also placed fifth in the pole vault with a height of 10-0 and fourth in the triple jump with a leap of 38-6.

Chad Sherman (53.56) was second in the 400 meters for the Golden Eagles. Ryan Ingle (1:09.47) was third in the 400 hurdles and Shane Billings (19.20) was sixth in the 110-meter hurdles.

Galway was third in the 4 x 100 relay, second in the 4 x 400 relay and second in the 4 x 800 relay.

In the girls meet, Maple Hill won the team title with a 191 points. Cambridge was second with 73 points, Duanesburg (65 points) was third, Middleburgh (59.5) was fourth and Fort Plain-Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville (35) was fifth. Galway was ninth with 18 points.

Michaela Stockwell (27.37 seconds) was second in the 200 meters for Fort Plain-Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville, while Eliza Cechnicki was third in the 3,000 meters with a time of 11:57.01

Lexi Veitch was fourth in the 800 meters with a time of 2:31.50 for Fort Plain-Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville. She also was fifth in the 1,500 meters with a time of 5:19.04.

Cheyenne Munson was fourth in the 100 hurdles with a time of 17.91 seconds for Fort Plain-Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville, while Emily Abrams (1:04.98) was fifth in the 400 meters.

Fort Plain-Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville was fourth in the 4 x 800 relay, sixth in the 4 x 100 relay and fourth in the 4 x 400 relay.

Rachel Wnuk was second in the 100 meter hurdles with a time of 17.30 seconds for Galway.

Kim Lacerais (1:06.03) was sixth in the 400 for the Golden Eagles, while Leah Vanderhorst (31-7 1/2) was sixth in the triple jump.

Galway also placed third in the 4 x 100 relay and sixth in both the 4 x 400 and 4 x 800 relays.

Ansterdam girls fifth at sectionals

GUILDERLAND — The Amsterdam girls track and field team finished fifth in the team standings at the Section II Group 1 Championships at Guilderland High School on Tuesday.

Shenendehowa won the girls team title with 194.5 points, Saratoga Springs (107) was second and Guilderland (76) was third. Shaker placed fourth with 54 points and Amsterdam completed the top five with 36 points.

The Lady Rams won the 4 x 400-meter relay as the team of Gabby Stanavich, Olivia Lazarou, Edena Sanchez and Lauren Santiago posted a school-record time of 4:01.41.

Stanavich was second in the 100 hurdles with a time of 15.01 seconds and third in the 400 hurdles with a time of 1:07.08.

Sanchez placed second in the 800 meters with a time of 2:15.80.

Lazarou was fourth in the 1,500 with a time of 4:51.50.

In the boys meet, Saratoga Springs claimed the team title with 119 points.

Shenendehowa (110), Shaker (72), Guilderland (57.33) and Bethlehem (52) completed the top five. Amsterdam with 14th with 6 points.

Marcos Santiago was the lone athlete to place in the top six for Amsterdam, finishing third in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 16.03 seconds.

The Amsterdam boys and girls scratched several athletes from their entries.

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