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May 2, 2014

Milford girls, D/SK boys win on wet track

Staff Report

Emilie Mertz, Hannah Saggese and Hannah Baker earned victories Thursday to lead Milford’s girls to a track and field triumph at home.

The Wildcats finished with 51 points in a three-team meet that was shortened by rain. Davenport/South Kortright followed with 35 points and Schenevus/Worcester placed third at 24.

Mertz won the 400-meter run in 1 minute, 3.46 seconds, Saggese took first in the 800 at 2:39.96, and Baker took the discus with a distance of 81 feet, 7 inches.

The Wildcats also won the 3,200 relay in 13:06.00.

Sarah Haight’s double in the 100 (14.01) and the 100 hurdles (18.69) paced Davenport/SK, which scored 50 points in the boys meet for the title. Ty Magnan paced D/SK with wins in the 100 (11.95), the 200 (24.82) and the 400 hurdles (1:04.5). Josh Wood contributed victories in the 400 (55.28) and the 800 (2:22.75).

Second-place Milford, which scored 38 points, received victories from Brandon Macumber in the 110 hurdles (19.9), Josh Bush in the shot put (36-3), Will Wilcox in the discus (98-2), and the 400 relay (48.64).

Schenevus/Worcester rounded out the scoring with 18 points.

Milford will compete in the Harbaugh Invitational on Wednesday at Delhi.

BASEBALLWindham 5, Stamford 3

Anthony Savasta struck out his two batters in the seventh inning with runners at first and third to earn the save as Windham won a Delaware League game on the road.

Savasta took over for winning pitcher Anthony Pettignano with one out in the seventh. Savasta also went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run for the Warriors, who got home runs from Zachary Meyer and Brandon VanValin.

Gregg Mattice homered in his fourth straight game as his shot to right-center field opened the scoring for Stamford (6-1, 5-1) in the first inning.

Meyer, who went 2-for-4 with two RBIs, homered in the second to tie it. After Windham scored twice in the third, VanValin homered to left field in the fourth to make it 4-1.

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