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May 9, 2013

CV-S boys, Unatego girls win Harbaugh

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Cherry Valley-Springfield’s boys and Unatego’s girls won track titles Wednesday in the Harbaugh Invitational at Delhi.

Isiah Montgomery led the Patriots’ boys, who compiled 150 points — 70 better than runner-up Unatego.

Montgomery, who shared meet MVP honors with Deposit’s David Schaffer, won the 200 meters in 23.8 seconds and contributed to CV-S victories in the 400 and 1,600 relays.

Nick Mills, Noah Russo and Denzel Heyliger joined Montgomery on the winning 400 relay, which crossed in 46.6.

Mills and Montgomery teamed with Kyle Jaquay and Ben Drugatz in the 1,600 relay. They finished in 3:43.6.

The Patriots also received victories from Dustin Collins (triple jump, 40-0.5) and Rory Davis (pole vault, 10-0).

Unatego senior David VanAlstine placed first in the 100 in 11.2. The Spartans also received a victory from Jasper Humphries in the 400 (53.2).

Unadilla Valley’s Dylan Thompson won the 1,600 in 4:36.1.

Milford’s Elijah Coley and Walton’s William Farrell won the 110 and 400 hurdles, respectively. Coley was timed in 16.3 and Farrell crossed in 1:00.8.

Edmeston throwers John Davis and Eli Madison had respective first-place finishes in the discus and shot put. Davis won with a throw of 109-9 and Madison put the shot 40-7.

Unatego’s girls finished with 92 points, seven better than runner-up Laurens.

The Spartans’ Katrina Clark shared MVP honors with Milford’s Emilie Mertz.

Clark placed first in the 1,500 (5:12.0), finished runner-up behind Windham’s Mattie Seamans in the 800 and helped the Spartans’ 1,600 relay to victory. Clark teamed with Lea Haehnel, Hezel Haehnel and Michaela Reynolds on the relay that crossed in 4:32.8.

Unatego’s foursome of Ashlea Egner, Robin Foster, Abby Goodrich and Taylor Reed won the 400 relay in 56.5.

The Spartans also received a victory from Reynolds, who cleared 4-8 to win the high jump.

Mertz won the 100 (13.6) and the 200 (28.3) in helping Milford to a third-place showing, with 80.5 points. Hannah Baker and Keira Higgins also had wins for Milford. Baker won the discus with a throw of 86-8. Higgins won the 3,000 in a school-record 12:10.6. Higgins also had a school record in the 1,500, placing second in 5:27.0.

Laurens was led by Heather White and Holly Buccheri, who won the 100 hurdles and the shot put, respectively. White finished in 17.4 and Buccheri had a distance of 29-5.

Perhaps the best time of the meet came from Stamford’s Cassie Ehrhart in the 400 hurdles. She crossed in 1:09.8.

Windham’s Seamans also had a pair of impressive performances. She won the 800 in 2:26.9 and covered 31-8 to win the triple jump.

Other winners were Walton’s Kim Kehr (400, 1:03.1); CV-S’ Lauren Loucks (long jump, 13-4.25); and Delhi’s Amelia Legg (pole vault, 6-6).

at Morrisville-Eaton

Emily Calkins, Samantha Fanion and Katie Booan won two events apiece to lead Cooperstown to Center State Conference victories over the host school and Hamilton.

Calkins won the 100 (13.5) and the long jump (14-4). Fanion had first-place efforts in the 200 (28.8) and the 1,500 (5:19.8). Booan swept the shot put (26-2.5) and the discus (89-11).

Kristin Ratliff won the triple jump with her personal best of 28-10. Bella Anania (800, 2:45.0), Jordian Siver (high jump, 4-2) and Emmy Dolan (pole vault, 6-0) also earned victories for Cooperstown, which will compete in the Yellowjacket Invitational on Friday at Oneonta High.