Area runners named WAC all-stars

Canajoharie-Fort Plain's Andrew Yacobucci was among those named to the recently announced Western Athletic Conference cross country all-star team. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

Canajoharie-Fort Plain's Andrew Yacobucci was among those named to the recently announced Western Athletic Conference cross country all-star team. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

Several area runners were among those named to the recently announced Western Athletic Conference Cross Country all-star team.

Canajoharie-Fort Plain’s Jordan Porter, Samantha Field and Eliza Cechnicki all were named all-stars, while Fonda-Fultonville’s Hailie LaPratt and Katie Dunham also earned all-star status.

Mayfield’s Madison Relyea and Galway’s Natalie Zembsch also were named all-stars.

Duanesburg had Elaine Atanasova, Jen Skeeter, Hanna Avery and Alice Cole named all-stars.

Rounding out the girls all-star team were Berne-Knox-Westerlo’s Michelle Puzulis, Mekeel Christian Academy’s Madison Lilianthal and Berne-Knox-Westerlo’s Caroline Mundell.

Mayfield's Madison Relyea was among those named to the recently announced Western Athletic Conference cross country all-star team. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

Mayfield's Madison Relyea was among those named to the recently announced Western Athletic Conference cross country all-star team. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

Atanasova, Skeeter, Relyea, Puzulis and Lilianthal also qualified for the state meet. Relyea won the girls race at the WAC Championships.

On the boys side, Fonda-Fultonville had Shane Viscosi, Aidan Zenzen and Myles Anderson named all-stars.

Canajoharie-Fort Plain had Andrew Yacobucci and Michael Hoffman named all-stars, while Galway had Holden Decker and Ryan Ingle honored. Mayfield’s Tyler Newkirk also was named a WAC all-star.

Yacobucci won the boys race at the WAC Championships.

Duanesburg had five runners named all-stars as Andrew Drescher, Boone Lynch, Sal Gallo, Paul Munson and George Atanasov were honored. Drescher also qualified for the state meet.

Rounding out the boys all-stars was Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons’ Robby Guzzo.

2017 Western Athletic Conference Cross Country

All-Stars

GIRLS

Duanesburg: Elaine Atanasova, Jen Skeeter, Hanna Avery, Alice Cole

Canajoharie-Fort Plain: Jordan Porter, Samantha Field, Eliza Cechnicki

Fonda-Fultonville: Hailie LaPratt, Katie Dunham

Mayfield: Madison Relyea

Berne-Knox-Westerlo: Michelle Puzulis, Caroline Mundell

Mekeel Christian: Madison Lilianthal

Galway: Natalie Zembsch

BOYS

Duanesburg: Andrew Drescher, Boone Lynch, Sal Gallo, Paul Munson, George Atanasov

Mayfield: Tyler Newkirk

Fonda-Fultonville: Shane Viscosi, Aidan Zenzen, Myles Anderson

Galway: Holden Decker,Ryan Ingle

Canajoharie-Fort Plain: Andrew Yacobucci, Michael Hoffman

Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons: Robby Guzzo

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