Area teams compete at Hysack Invitational

CHERRY VALLEY — Three area track and field teams competed at the Kyle Hysack Invitational on Friday at Cherry Valley-Springfield High School.

Johnstown, Canajoharie and Fort Plain-Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville all took part.

Canajoharie’s Jordan Porter was named the girls Athlete of the Meet, while FP-OESJ’s Mekhi Lanier and Clinton’s Andrew Ford shared the boys Athlete of the Meet award. Canajoharie’s Andrew Yacobucci and Cherry Valley-Springfield’s Jordan Graudons shared boys Runner of the Meet honors, while Johnstown’s Abby Gottung was named girls Runner of the Meet. Canajoharie’s Taya Yacobucci and Waterville’s Emilie Phillips shared girls Field Performer of the Meet honors, while Tully’s Ian Kaminski was named boys Field Performer of the Meet.

In the boys meet, Clinton claimed the team title with 144 points, while host Cherry Valley-Springfield was second with 127 points. Canajoharie was third with 111 points, Tully (101.5 points) was fourth and Johnstown (96.5) was fifth. FP-OESJ (58) was seventh.

In the 100 meters, FP-OESJ’s Lanier won with a time of 11.60 seconds, while Johnstown’s Trey Stover (11.70 seconds) was second. Lanier also won the 200 meters with a time of 24.10 seconds, while Canajoharie’s Austin Ferrara (25.40 seconds) was fifth.

Canajoharie’s Andrew Yacobucci won the 800 meters with a time of 2:05.80, while Canajoharie’s Hunter Congdon (2:11.80) was fourth.

Andrew Yacobucci also placed second in the high jump with a height of 5-10, while Johnstown’s Joey Matthews (5-8) was third.

Johnstown’s Tom Lizio won the discus with a throw of 120-1. while FP-OESJ’s Hunter Logan (101-1 was fourth, Johnstown’s Riley Savoie (98-9) was fifth and Johnstown’s Brady VanAernam (95-0) was sixth. VanAernam won the shot put event with a throw of 39-11 1/2, Logan (38-10) was third and Savoie (36-3 1/4) was sixth.

In the 400 meters, Canajoharie’s Logan Arduini (55.60 seconds) was fourth and FP-OESJ’s Sean Staples (57.00) was fifth.

Canajoharie’s Andrew Towse was second in the 110 hurdles with a time of 16.10 seconds. In the 400 hurdles, Canajoharie’s Andrew Ferguson (1:01.30) was third, Towse (1:01.90) was fourth and Canajoharie’s Marcus Johnson (1:03.40) was fifth. Johnson also was second in the triple jump with a leap of 40-6 1/2, while Ferguson (36-11) was sixth.

Johnstown’s Sebastian Mills (4:52.70) was third in the 1,600 meters, while Canajoharie’s Stoshi Kwiatkowski (1,785 points) was second in the pentathlon.

In the 3,200, Fort Plain-Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville’s Zach Mosher (11:29.10) was third and Canajoharie’s A.J. Sullivan (12:08.50) was sixth.

Johnstown won the 400 relay as the team of Adam Wilson, Austin Fullington, Evan White and Stover posted a time of 48 seconds. Canajoharie (48.30) was third and FP-OESJ (49.10) was fifth. Johnstown also won the weight throwers 400 relay as the team of Wilson, Schyler Livingstone, Matt Salamack and Austin Wood posted a time of 51 seconds.

Canajoharie won the 3,200 relay as the team of Arduini, Ferguson, Sullivan and Andrew Yacobucci posted a time of 8:48.80. The Cougars also won the 1,600 relay as the team of Arduini, Ferguson, Congdon and Andrew Yacobucci posted a time of 3:40.70. Johnstown (3:52.30) was third and FP-OESJ (4:05.12) was sixth.

Johnstown was third in the 800 and 3,200 relays, while FP-OESJ was fifth in the 3,200 relay.

In the girls meet, Clinton claimed the team title with 146 points, while Canajoharie was second with 107 points. Johnstown (101.5 points) was third and FP-OESJ (63) was sixth.

Canajoharie’s Porter won the 400 meters with a time of 1:02.90, while FP-OESJ’s Emily Abrams (1:07.30) was fifth and FP-OESJ’s Cassandra Herron (1:07.80) was sixth.

Porter also won the 800 meters with a time of 2:33.00, while Johnstown’s Molly Lake (2:48.50) was fifth.

Johnstown’s Gottung won the 100 hurdles with a time of 16.90 seconds, while Canajoharie’s Emily Mayer (17.60) was third and Canajoharie’s Emily Smith (18.61) was sixth.

Gottung also won the 400 hurdles with a time of 1:07.30. Mayer (1:10.60) was third and Canajoharie’s Sydney Weingart (1:18.40) was sixth.

Canajoharie’s Taya Yacobucci won the triple jump with a leap of 30-8 while Johnstown’s Lauryn Wilson (28-8 1/20 was fifth. Taya Yacobucci also was third in the 200 meters with a time of 28.70 seconds.

FP-OESJ’s Madison Richardson won the pentathlon with a total of 1,503 points. Johnstown’s Gabby Palmer (1,357 points) was second.

In the 1,500 meters, Johnstown’s Julia Sarullo (5:31.40) was third, Canajoharie’s Maddy Elliott (5:39.20) was fourth and Johnstown’s Jenna Parslow (5:45.70) was sixth. Sarullo also was fourth in the 3,000 meters with a time of 12:09.80, while FP-OESJ’s Eliza Cechnicki (12;32.50) was sixth.

Johnstown’s Jenna Thompson was second in the 100 meters with a time of 13.30 seconds.

In the high jump, Canajoharie’s Meghan Dingman (4-6) was second and Johnstown’s Molly Hotaling (4-2) was fifth.

Dingman also was second in the long jump with a leap of 14-2 3/4.

FP-OESJ’s Rhyonn Ford (80-1) was second in the discus, while FP-OESJ’s Quinn Jones (73-10) was fourth.

Ford (31-3 1/4) was second in the shot put and Jones (25-8 1/4) was sixth.

Canajoharie’s Abby Smith (8-6) was second in the pole vault.

Canajoharie won the 800 relay as the team of Taya Yacobucci, Abby Smith, Dingman and Porter posted a time of 1:54.80. Johnstown (2:00.10) was third and FP-OESJ (2:06.00) was sixth.

The Lady Cougars also won the 1,600 relay as the team of Taya Yacobucci, Dingman, Mayer and Porter record a time of 4:22.60. Johnstown (4:30.70) was second and FP-OESJ (4:55.00) was fifth.

Johnstown (10:45.10) was second in the 3,200 relay and FP-OESJ (11:56.10) was fifth.

In the 400 relay, Johnstown (57.10 seconds) was third and FP-OESJ (58.90) was fifth.

Johnstown was third in the weight throwers 400 relay with a time of 1:06.30.

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